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Creating a Static Gallery

By Freeola Support on 11th December, 2017 | 0 Comment(s)

Static Galleries allow you to upload images to be displayed as thumbnails, which when clicked show the full size image in a window.

 

Step 1: From the Main Menu, select Create a New Gallery from under the Images & Media header.

 

Main Menu

 

Step 2: Enter your Navigation Text and Page Title. The Navigation Text will be displayed on your site navigation and is also shown in the web address for this page. The Page Title is the text that will appear in the top bar of your browser. Click the Next button.

 

Enter Page Information

 

Step 3: You will be taken to the Uploading Images to: Gallery page. Here you can Drag & Drop image files, Browse Computer for Files or select Use Previously Uploaded Images.

 

Uploading Images

 

If you choose to Browse Computer for Files, simply select all of the images you want to appear on your Gallery from your computer and click Open. Once all of your images have been uploaded, click Next Step.

 

If you choose to Use Previously Uploaded Images - you'll be taken to your Media Library; where you can use the Add Image check box to select the images for your Gallery. Once you are happy with your selection, click the Add Selected Images button at the bottom of the page.

 

Select Images from Media Library

 

Step 4: Now you should see all of your images with fields next to them, this is where you can organize your photos by section, change the order and add an Optional Page Introduction.

 

Editing Gallery Page

 

Step 5: Using the field to the right of the image, add an Image Title Tag and Image Caption - this will display under your image. Once you are happy with the Title & Caption, press the Save Changes link above the image caption box.

 

Add Image Title & Caption

 

Step 6: You can also include Section Headings in your gallery, splitting your images into categories. You can add a section heading, by clicking it and dragging it down to where you want it in the order of your images. You can also add a Title Heading & Title Text here.

 

Section Headings

 

You can re-arrange the order of your images and sections by using the Up & Down Arrows.

 

Step 7: If you just want to use the default gallery layout, click Finish.

 

Choosing a Different Gallery Layout

 

To choose a different layout, click the Gallery Style Drop-Down Menu. There are 3 options for using a Standard Gallery - Classic, Grid Layout & Large Captions. You can also choose a Slideshow Gallery layout; take a look at our Slideshow Gallery Tutorial to find out more.

 

Layout Drop Down

 

Classic Layout

 

This is the default layout, there are no further options for customisation.

 

An example of the Classic Layout with the Section Headings breaking up your images into smaller groups with a heading & subheading can be seen below.

 

Classic Example

 

Grid Layout

 

This places your images in a grid format. You can customise this layout and select how many images you want to display per row.

 

An example of the Grid Layout, set to display 2 images per row can be seen below.

 

Grid Example

 

Large Captions Layout

 

This is useful if you want to include longer descriptions next to your images, this layout displays your Image Title & Caption next to your image. You can choose to align your images to the left, right or alternate sides.

 

An example of the Large Captions Layout with the images aligned to the left can be seen below.

 

Large Captions Example

 

Now you have uploaded, named and organised your images and chosen your layout, click Finish.


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