Resizing Images

How to reduce the size of your images

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Written by FMG
Updated over a week ago

Do you have a professional headshot or another high-resolution photo you want to add to your website, but the file is too big? If that's the case, you'll receive an error message that looks like this:

Image Size Recommendations

FMG Image Type

Image Size Recommended

Team Member

600 Pixels Wide

Portrait Image

600 Pixels Wide

Image Section

600 Pixels Wide

Blog Image

600 Pixels Wide

Events Image

600 Pixels Wide

Custom Rotator Section

2,000 Pixels Wide

Background Image for a Page Section

2,000 Pixels Wide

How to Resize Your Image Using Pixlr

Pixlr is a free online photo editing tool that allows you to resize your images easily. To resize your image using Pixlr:

  1. First, navigate to

  2. Click the "Open Image" button and upload your photo:

  3. On the top menu bar, click Page >> Resize page (scale):

  4. Here, you can adjust the width of your image. (Note: The height will be adjusted accordingly so your image will not be skewed.)

  5. Lastly, to save your image, go to File >> Save:

    Pixlr questions? Check out the Pixlr Support Page for additional help.

Uploading Your Image

After you've resized your image, it's time to upload your image to your FMG admin. In the upload process, you will have the chance to crop your photo to fit.

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