Lazy loading is a must have in a media plugin

Lazy Loading: Why You Need it in Your Media Plugin

FooGallery comes complete with Lazy Loading. But what is this feature? And why do you want it in your media plugin? What is Lazy Loading? Lazy loading, also known as ‘on demand loading’, delays the loading of an element on your site until it is required. What this means is that images, for example, will only load when the user scrolls down to them. In other words, images aren’t preloaded when a page is opened. Rather, they are only loaded when they appear on the screen. And if a user doesn’t scroll down to them, they aren’t downloaded at all. … Read more…

Foobox responsive lightbox plugin

FooBox: The WordPress Lightbox Plugin You Should Be Using

FooBox¬†from FooPlugins is a mobile-ready responsive lightbox plugin that can be used on your WordPress site. FooBox gives you the capability to add beautiful images to your site, either as part of a gallery or as a stand-alone lightbox. Here’s why you should be using this handy tool on your WordPress Site. Built-in Features of FooBox FooBox is a responsive lightbox which means you can use it across devices, from phones to tablets to computers. The image adjusts automatically to fit a smaller screen. This is a huge benefit in ensuring your site is mobile-friendly. You can now also choose … Read more…

Recreate your FooGallery with these loaded effects and paging settings

How to Create a Gallery with Loaded Effects and Paging

FooGallery can help you create an image gallery on your WordPress site, using Loaded Effects and Paging. Take a look at the sample gallery here, or read on to find out how you can recreate this look for yourself. Loaded Effect The loaded effect is the animation effect used to display the thumbnail, once it has loaded. FooGallery Free offers the option of a Fade in Loaded Effect. For more versatility though, you’ll need FooGallery Pro. Here you’ll have everything from Slide in or Swing down options, to Flip, Fade or Scale up. Paging When you have a longer gallery, … Read more…

FooGallery how to add captions to image gallery

FooGallery: How to Add Captions to your Image Gallery

FooGallery makes it easy to add captions to your image gallery. Available on both the Free and Pro versions, the caption settings on FooGallery allow you to choose a title and a description for your thumbnails. Here we show you just how easy it is. Add Images to Your Gallery The first step is loading images to your gallery. This may sound obvious, but the important part of this step is in labelling your images. When you add images to your gallery, you’ll be able to fill in the Title, Caption, Alt Text and Description for each image. You can … Read more…

5 things to do with FooGallery

5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With FooGallery

FooGallery comes with loads of awesome features. So many in fact, that you might not even know everything you can do with this plugin. So here’s a taste of just some of the things this media gallery can do. Add HTML Captions FooGallery lets you add HTML directly to your captions. This feature allows you to include an anchor link as part of your image caption. Once you click on a thumbnail, it will open in FooBox, and you can then click on the link in the caption. Here’s a video showing you how to add HTML captions, using Pixabay images … Read more…

FooGallery New Features for Free and PRO versions

New FooGallery Features for Free and PRO versions

New features are now available in FooGallery, that make this media gallery plugin your only choice, if you want to create professional looking galleries within WordPress. New Feature in FooGallery FREE If you already use Masonry galleries, then you will love this! You can now set the captions to always show beneath the thumbnails. This new feature adds a slick look to your galleries and provides your users with more information upfront. To enable this setting, edit to your gallery and select the Masonry Image Gallery template. Then click on Hover Effects. Under Caption Visibility, select Below Thumbnail. You can … Read more…

Asset management now available with FooBox

FooBox Free Update : Take Control of your Assets

With the latest update of FooBox FREE, you now have complete control over when FooBox includes javascript and stylesheets into the page, just like in FooBox Pro. FooBox FREE has, until now, included javascript and style sheet assets on all your pages, as a default setting. This is because FooBox doesn’t know if the page content includes media or not. To give you control over your FooBox assets, the plugin now includes a setting that allows you to exclude FooBox assets by default: Exclude FooBox Assets By Default With the Exclude FooBox Assets setting enabled, FooBox will not include it’s … Read more…

FooGallery is the Best NextGen Alternative

FooGallery is the best NextGen Alternative

The NextGen gallery plugin recently had some trouble with PHP 7 compatibility, and we had a lot of people asking how they can migrate hundreds of galleries that they had created using NextGen, into a good alternative, like FooGallery. It turns out this is really simple and effortless to do, using the NextGen Importer extension, which comes bundled with FooGallery and is also free! NextGen is not for everyone, so if you want to move to an alternative, then FooGallery is a great choice. How to migrate from NextGen to FooGallery Follow these simple steps to migrate your galleries from … Read more…

choose the right gallery template to give you flexibility when displaying your images

How to Choose the Right Media Gallery Template

Using a media gallery plugin just makes sense. A gallery can help display your images in the best way possible. It can be tweaked to suit the look and feel of your site. And visitors can navigate through your images with ease. But only if you choose the right gallery template. Here are some tips on how to do that. Your gallery template must work with you The template you choose should complement your site. It should be easy to use and quick to adjust, and work with both your images and your site. If you use clean, uncomplicated images … Read more…

have a video marketing strategy and use a Video Gallery plugin for WordPress site

Why your WordPress Site needs a Video Gallery Plugin

Your WordPress site needs a video gallery plugin! We all know that images are good, but the stats show that video is fast becoming one of the most popular marketing tools. Read on to find out what some of these stats are and, more importantly, what they mean for video and your WordPress site. The future of video The numbers are in! More and more people are using video to get the results that they want. While images and graphics add to the visual content of your site and make your content more memorable, they simply don’t have the same … Read more…