Image Editing Tools
Making your own website graphics is a great way to tell your church's unique story with personal creative emphasis. Not to mention your site will be more enjoyable and engaging with beautiful images flowing throughout the site.
Besides the image editing capabilities within the CMS, there are many free online tools as well as commercial tools that you can use to create website graphics. The free tools give you an easy step-by-step guide as you go and tutorials for the commercial tools are easily found by googling. Here are a few recommended tools for editing images:
Free Web-Based Image Editors
BeFunky - Particularly handy and easy to use editing tool. Upload your photo, apply photo effects and text, edit and resize photos and create photo collages. We've included a video tutorial for BeFunky -> Ekklesia here: How To Resize And Crop Your Images on BeFunky.com
Canva - Makes design simple. Create designs for web or print. It’s particularly handy if you want to make graphics to fit right into social media platforms.
Pixlr - Fun, vintage, Instagram-like editor. Apply overlays, filters, and stickers.
Commercial Image Editing Tools
Open Source Tool
Gimp - Downloadable program similar to Photoshop, but more affordable.