5 Best Image Optimization Plugins [2020 List]

Best image optimization plugins 2020

If you’re serious about engaging your audience, then you’ll know that images are an essential element on your WordPress website. But using images can be detrimental to your page speed. One of the best ways to avoid this trap is to use an image optimization plugin. Large images can take a long time to load, so if you’re using a lot of images, or very high-quality images, your load time can be compromised. Image optimization means you can still use the images you want to use, and you can still create beautiful image galleries, without it having a significant impact … Read more…

FooBox Just Got Better [Plugin Update]

FooBox Update

FooBox has been updated to v2.7.15 and it’s looking better than ever! The new and improved FooBox is all about faster speed and a better user experience. What’s New? FooBox is Faster We’ve replaced the fonts in FooBox with SVG images. This has been built into the latest version of FooBox free and Pro, so you don’t need to do anything or change any settings. But what it does mean is that FooBox will be faster, which can help improve your site speed, and result in better SEO. We’ve also updated the Getting Started page in FooBox Free. You now … Read more…

FooBar Relaunched: Improved WordPress Notifications for Your Business

FooBar relaunched

We’re hugely excited to announce the relaunch of FooBar, our WordPress notification bar plugin. FooBar has been updated, streamlined and improved, and we think it’s looking fantastic. Some of you may remember FooBar from the early FooPlugins days. It was a simple notification bar, that worked well enough. But we decided it needed an upgrade! You can take a look at the top of this page to see FooBar in action. Here, we’ve used a basic message bar with a link in the text. Here’s a screenshot of the new FooBar homepage with a Call-To-Action FooBar. The revamped version of … Read more…

4 Effective Ways Of Reducing The Vulnerability Of Your WordPress Site

4 Effective Ways Of Reducing The Vulnerability Of Your WordPress Site

July’s news that thousands of websites were put at risk following a vulnerability in an essential WordPress plugin has left many users worried about their site security. The vulnerability was discovered by staff at Wordfence, and enabled hackers to upload files to targeted sites. No matter what your site’s purpose is, knowing how you can ensure the security of your WordPress site is essential. Here are four key areas to pay attention to in order to ensure the safety of your site. Install a WordPress Security Plugin Cybercrime often occurs because a hacker is able to exploit a vulnerability that could have been prevented, allowing … Read more…

Deep Linking and How To Use It With FooGallery and FooBox

Deep Linking and How To Use It With FooGallery and FooBox

Deep Linking refers to a URL that links directly to an item on a page, or to a page in a specific state. To explain this in more detail, a URL that is using deep linking will remember the state of a page, even when something like a lightbox has been opened on it. For example, if you open a form in FooBox PRO (when deeplinking is enabled), the URL will change. If you then copy and share this link, and someone clicks on it, it will open a page with the form opened in FooBox. FooGallery PRO similarly allows … Read more…

Sitemaps and Images, WordPress 5.5, And FooGallery

Sitemaps and Images, WordPress 5.5, And FooGallery

With the release of WordPress 5.5 around the corner, there are questions about sitemaps and images. We take a look at what this means for you and FooGallery. What Are Sitemaps? A sitemap is a list or index of all the URLs and other key information on your site that you want search engines to see. A sitemap can also include the images or videos on your site, or at least all of those that you want indexed by search engines. When Google, for example, crawls your site it may not find all of your URLs or see all of … Read more…

How To Make An Online Portfolio In 5 Easy Steps

5 Steps to create your online portfolio

The Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Own Online Portfolio As a photographer, artist or designer, you want your work to get noticed. One way to showcase your skills is to create an online portfolio. Sounds simple enough, but where do you start? And what should you do next? Whether you are a trying to sell your work or your services, you need people to see your portfolio. Without this, you’re finished before you even get started. You could pay someone to do this for you. But this means parting with a significant portion of your profit. The other (often better) … Read more…

Custom Lightbox Captions: New To FooGallery PRO

Lightbox captions new to FooGallery PRO

FooGallery PRO now includes Custom Lightbox Captions. This means you can change the captions in your lightbox to be different from your thumbnail captions. What’s more is that you can use custom captions in your lightbox. This feature is available in the FooGallery PRO Lightbox only. Let’s take a look at how this works. In the gallery below, we’ve used the image caption as the thumbnail title. But for the lightbox, we’ve used a title and description. Click on one of the images to see for yourself. The above gallery uses the Justified gallery layout, and the lightbox has a … Read more…

News: Multi-Level Filtering Now Available in FooGallery PRO

Multi-level Filtering Now Available in FooGallery Pro

FooGallery PRO now comes with Multi-level Filtering! This much-anticipated feature is designed to make frontend gallery filtering even easier, giving you improved user experience. We’re going to take a quick look at what multi-level filtering is, what it means for your galleries, and how you can implement it. What is Multi-Level Filtering? To get started, let’s discuss what we mean by Multi-level filtering. Before now, FooGallery PRO allowed you to add frontend filtering to your gallery. This made use of the Media Tags or Categories assigned to your images to create filters. These would display above a gallery, allowing users … Read more…