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NextGEN Gallery Review – Displaying Images – Album

Galleries can be organized into albums to present multiple groups of images to your visitors. [album=id,mode] id = the ID of the album (e.g. 1). mode (extend or compact) = options for how tod display the gallery; extend displays each gallery in the album on its own row with its description; compact displays multiple galleries […]

NextGEN Gallery Review – Displaying Images – ImageBrowser

The ImageBrowser viewer is a nice way to view one image at a time from a gallery and cycle through each one. [imagebrowser=id] id = the ID of the gallery (e.g. 1). The imagebrowser shortcode displays images in a gallery one at a time in a large format.  You can move to another image in […]

NextGEN Gallery Review – Displaying Images – Gallery

To display all images in a single gallery, specify the gallery shortcode on a post or page. [gallery=id] id = the ID of the gallery (e.g. 1). The gallery shortcode displays the thumbnails for the images in a single gallery on the post or page.  The following options can be configured on the Gallery options […]

NextGEN Gallery Review – Displaying Images – Singlepic

To display a single image from any gallery, specify the singlepic shortcode on a post or page. [singlepic=id,width,height,mode,float] id = the ID of the image (e.g. 1). width, height = width and height in pixels to scale the image to.  These are maximums; the aspect ratio will be maintained. mode (web20 or watermark) = options […]

NextGEN Gallery Review – Displaying Images

Once you’ve created a gallery, added images to it, and added the gallery to an album, you’re ready to display them on your site.  Of course, you don’t have to go through all those steps just to display images as there are several ways to display them. The plugin uses shortcodes – also known as […]

NextGEN Gallery Review – Image Management

Image management is perhaps one of the strongest features of the NextGEN Gallery plugin compared with other image plugins, although until you learn a few concepts it can be a little difficult to use. Definitions Gallery – A collection of images.  Think of a gallery as a collection of images that are related, e.g. vacation […]

NextGEN Gallery Review – Configuration

There are a lot of options available in this plugin.  To configure it, you find a top-level Gallery menu in the admin menu.  The main page looks very similar to the WordPress Dashboard page.  The one thing that is missing is a link to the plugin page itself. Before you do anything else, go to […]

NextGEN Gallery Review – Installation

The installation instructions in the readme.txt file indicate that the plugin should be copied to a folder called nggallery, but Alex must have removed that requirement since writing that as the code clearly allows the plugin to be installed in any directory below wp-content\plugins.  I initially installed it in the nextgen-gallery directory and it worked […]

NextGEN Gallery Review – Introduction

I’d been looking for a better way to manage and display photos on my blogs when I ran across Alex Rabe’s fantastic NextGEN Gallery plugin.  It provides a comprehensive interface for managing photos and images through a set of admin pages, and it displays photos in a way that makes your web site look very […]