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Using A WordPress Lightbox Plugin: All Your Questions Answered

WordPress Lightbox Plugin guide

A Beginner’s Guide to using a WordPress Lightbox Plugin What is a lightbox? If you thought it had something to do with taking photos, well, you wouldn’t be wrong. But in the world of WordPress, a lightbox is something quite different. So we’re going to walk you through the basics of using a WordPress Lightbox plugin on your website. We’ll cover exactly what a lightbox is, why you should be using a lightbox plugin and how to go about doing this. What is a WordPress Lightbox Plugin? To get started, let’s first establish what a lightbox is when it comes … Read more…

The Best WordPress Media Library Management Plugins

The Best WordPress Media Library Management Plugins

Textual content is no longer enough to entice users. While this may seem like a recent trend, the importance of rich media was analyzed in as early as 2011. Websites need to have a mix of texts, images, videos, and other types of evolved rich media like GIFs and vines. Only then can they attract readers and give them what they need.  But this need to publish richer and creative content comes with the responsibility of handling them. You need to be able to access and manage these media files from your website backend. However, the native WordPress media library … Read more…

10 Tips for Website Image Optimization

10 Tips for Website Image Optimization

According to a recent study, people remember only 10% of the content they hear but 65% of the images they see. Images are a key feature of any modern website as visuals increase the visitor’s desire to read the content by 80%. On the one hand, we need high-quality images to attract visitors to our website. On the other hand, high-quality images tend to be large and slow-loading, which discourages visitors. This, in turn, affects page rank.  Organizations are implementing image optimization techniques to make their websites more attractive, load faster and rank higher. This article provides an overview of … Read more…

How to Optimize Instagram to Drive Traffic to Your Website

How to Optimize Instagram to Drive Traffic to Your Website

When it comes to photography and getting your images and photos to reach new viewers, Instagram as a platform is the obvious choice. This social medium relies heavily on visuals to allow people to connect with one another, and to date, sees an average of 500 million users each day. Now imagine having just a handful of those users stumble upon your posts and click through your profile; this could mean thousands in potential traffic spilling over to your website. This alone makes Instagram a smart choice for photographers looking to reach new audiences and drive traffic to their site. … Read more…

How To Sell Photos Online With FooBox And Fotomoto

How to sell photos online with FooBox and Fotomoto

FooBox Pro and Fotomoto work together to provide you with the eCommerce solution you need. With these two platforms, you are able to sell photos from your WordPress website. Plus, it’s easy to set up and simple to use. How does it work? FooBox, as you probably know, is a responsive WordPress lightbox. It works by opening your images in a popup or overlay on your screen. If you are using a gallery with this, such as FooGallery, then you will also be able to scroll through the gallery images from the lightbox. Fotomoto is an eCommerce widget that integrates … Read more…

FooGallery Pro Update – V 1.8.12

FooGallery Pro Update V 1.8.11

The latest release of FooGallery Pro includes several significant additions and improvements. We’ve continued to improve on our options to load galleries from other sources, and we’ve made deep linking more apparent. Loading Galleries From Other Sources Real Media Library A big addition to this feature, is the ability to load galleries from Real Media Library. Real Media Library is a WordPress media plugin that allows you to sort and categorize your media library. You can use this plugin to organize your media files with drag n drop. Check out Real Media Library on Code Canyon to find out more, … Read more…

Getting Creative With FooGallery And Gutenberg

Getting creative with FooGallery and Gutenberg

FooGallery is designed to work with the Gutenburg block editor. It comes with its own Gutenberg block, allowing you to add and preview galleries within the page editor. But what else can you do with FooGallery and Gutenberg? Here’s a look at how you can get creative with your blocks. Using the FooGallery Block Inserting galleries into your post is simple with the FooGallery block. We’ve covered this in more detail in this post, but let’s recap quickly. As soon as FooGallery is installed, you’ll see the FooGallery block in your block menu. It looks like this: Once you click … Read more…

How to Create a WordPress Gallery With Lightbox Popup

WordPress Gallery with Lightbox Popup

Why do you need a WordPress gallery plugin? The simple answer is to help you make impact with your images. You can make an even bigger impression on your audience by adding in a lightbox popup function. Of course, there’s much more to it. A WordPress gallery with lightbox popup not only makes a stunning visual impact, it also makes it easier for your users to view and appreciate your images or videos. Plus, it’s really easy to set up! But before we talk about how to do this, let’s have a quick look at why you should be using … Read more…

FooPlugins Is Hiring

FooPlugins is Hiring

We are looking for a freelance WordPress developer to join ranks with the FooPlugins team. We need someone who can work hard and help us build amazing WordPress plugins. Do you think you have what it takes? What is FooPlugins? FooPlugins builds easy-to-use WordPress plugins that are focused on giving our customers what they need. Our two major plugins are FooGallery and FooBox. FooGallery is a responsive WordPress Gallery Plugin. It comes as a free version, which allows our users to build beautiful, customizable image galleries. The Pro version does this, and a whole lot more. It includes advanced functions … Read more…