Acknowledging Images

When you use images, the source should be acknowledged, and ideally the license under which the image is used (often this will be a Creative Commons license)

The easiest – but also the messiest – way to do this is in the caption:


Black Widow Spider. Photo by Paul Sapiano. Source: Wikimedia Commons

This can detract from the flow of the text sometimes, so an alternative is to add the relevant source information in the image Title field:



The resulting image looks a lot cleaner on the page:


And if you hover your cursor over it, the attribution is displayed:

Title Display


In all cases, make sure you link the image back to the source:

Image Link URL