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…

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…

Creating a responsive image gallery on your WordPress blog

How to Create a Responsive Image Gallery on your WordPress Blog

Using images is key to any blog, and the best way to showcase your images is with a Responsive Image Gallery. Images – photos, graphics and the like – add visual appeal to your WordPress blog. This gets you a better response and return traffic. But you need to display them properly by using way to an image gallery. Why use a Responsive Image Gallery? Are all of your images the same size? Probably not. Do you want to spend hours cropping and resizing your photos? Definitely not. Then a Responsive Image Gallery is the best solution. A responsive lightbox … Read more…

Use a Photo Gallery for your DIY blog

How to Use a Photo Gallery for your DIY WordPress Blog

Using a photo gallery on your DIY blog can give you an advantage. Whether you blog about a DIY project, craft or hobby, using good quality images can set you apart from the competition. Here are our reasons for using one. There are thousands of DIY blogs and websites available online. From home projects to decorating, from gardening to sewing, if you can do it yourself, someone has probably blogged about it. So you need a way to make your blog stand out above the rest. Why a photo gallery A lot of people are visual thinkers. They think in, … Read more…

retina creation metabox in FooGallery plugin

FooGallery – Now with Retina Creation and Display Support

FooGallery has just been updated to v1.2.18. It comes with two big features, one for end users and one for developers. Look for this version in your updates list or on the .org repo. This post will cover the new retina support. Look for the developer feature post coming in a few days. What Is Retina Display and Why Do We Support It? If you’re not familiar with what “retina display” really means when it comes to images viewed on your website, allow me to explain briefly. Retina Display is a marketing term developed by Apple to refer to devices and … Read more…

Rules for using images on your website

4 Rules for Using Images on Your Website

If you have a food blog, a how-to website or if sell anything online, then you should be using images. In fact, anyone who wants their website to get noticed these days needs to use the right images. This might sound obvious, but not everyone gets it right. So here are a few tips to help you with your website images. Rule #1 – Use Alt Text Make sure your images are correctly labelled by using Alt tags on your images. An Alt tag is a text alternative to an image and looks like this in HTML: < img src=”…” … Read more…

How to Make a WordPress Resource Links Gallery with FooGallery and FooGrid

Our new FooGrid template for FooGallery was released recently and days after, we released an update with a new External Link feature. This new feature has a variety of uses such as creating a visual resource list, a slick portfolio, and even a gallery of affiliate products. Here’s an Example Click a thumbnail to open it (just like a Google image search result). When the larger image opens, notice the link to “View Website”. Go ahead and click that link and imagine how you could use it on your own website or those of your clients.     How It’s … Read more…

How to Create an Online Video Course in WordPress

If you search Google for “how to create a video course with WordPress” you’ll get a nice list of plugins designed for that very purpose. Most of them come packed with features specific to course management and running membership-type sites. But what if you don’t need all those features? What if you just want to display your course videos one after the other with easy navigation, all on the same page? In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to use our free FooGallery plugin, along with the premium FooVideo extension to easily create and display your course videos. We’ll be … Read more…