Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Enabling Jetpack image features, part of WordPress and Genesis DIY: Showcasing Photography.
- One of the reasons we wanted to use the Jetpack plugin…was for its image gallery features.…It just looks a lot better…than the built-in WordPress galleries.…To show you what I mean,…let's do a before and after…kind of like we did with the Fancybox plugin.…Let's go to pages,…and I've created one called Image Gallery Test.…Right now, there's nothing in it.…I'm going to click add media,…and then click Create Gallery.…From there, I'll select the photos…that I want to show in my gallery,…and click create new gallery.…
Then, these are the settings…I want to draw your attention to.…We can link those photos to their attachment page,…or to their media file, or not link them at all.…We can decide the number of columns…we want our gallery to display in,…and we can pick what size we want our images to display in.…I'll click medium,…and just for fun, let's display them in a random order.…With that, let's insert the gallery,…update our page,…and see what it looks like.…As you can see, it literally just put these in…in a three column view,…
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- Preparing to build a photography site
- Making a content inventory
- Choosing a theme and plugins
- Configuring theme settings
- Setting up menus and social media
- Adding custom styles
- Securing your site and managing spam
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Wedding Site
2. Extending Functionality with Plugins
3. Picking and Configuring a Theme
4. Going Live
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