How To Add Hover Effects To Your Image Gallery

How To Add Hover Effects To Your Image Gallery with FooGallery

FooGallery Free and FooGallery PRO both come with hover effects for your thumbnails. You can put these to good use on your image galleries; here’s how. Hover Effects and How They’re Handy The Hover Effect is the animation that appears when you hover over a thumbnail in your image gallery. The thumbnail might change appearance, zoom in, go grey or change color. This is useful because it helps identify the thumbnail over which you’re hovering. More than that, though, it can provide additional information. With FooGallery’s hover effects you can add an icon to encourage your visitors to click on or … Read more…

How To Optimize Images For WordPress And Other Useful Tips

Ways to Optimize images for WordPress for better performance

We all know that webpages need images. But what you may not know is that you need to optimize images for your site. If you don’t, you’re putting yourself at a disadvantage. Here’s why you need to optimize images, and how to go about doing this. Why You Should Optimize Images Pictures, images, videos and interesting designs can all help improve your site. They break the tedium of simply reading through pages of text and can help users better understand what you’re saying. According to research, social media posts also get more shares when they use images. But too many … Read more…

FooGallery PRO Templates: Tips For Creating Your Image Gallery

Gallery Templates for FooGallery Pro

FooGallery PRO comes with three unique Gallery Templates: Grid PRO, Polaroid PRO and Slider PRO. Using these templates can help you create a unique image gallery. Here are some ways to make the most of these gallery templates. FooGallery’s Grid PRO Gallery Template Grid PRO gives you a professional look with a clean design, similar to the way Google image results are shown. The thumbnails are uniform, creating a sleek image gallery. It’s also easily customizable. This gallery template can be limited in width, or stretch across the whole of the page. To adjust the width, you can simply alter … Read more…

How To Use FooBox Settings To Customize Your Images

FooBox settings and themes let you customize images

FooBox is a responsive image lightbox. It allows you to open images, forms or other custom html code in a lightbox that automatically adjusts to the size of your screen. The¬†FooBox PRO¬†settings and themes allow you to customize your images to create a unique look and feel. Here’s a guide to using these settings. FooBox Settings To access the settings for FooBox PRO, find FooBox in your WordPress menu, hover on this and then select Settings. Alternatively, click on FooBox and select the Look & Feel tab. The settings that you select will apply to any of the images that … Read more…

How To Setup Advanced Filtering In FooGallery PRO

Advanced Filtering FooGallery Pro

FooGallery PRO’s latest feature, Gallery Filtering, comes with a number of Simple and Advanced Filtering settings. The Advanced Filtering gives you a bit more versatility when it comes to customising your gallery. Below are the settings, with a guide on how to set each up. Selection Mode You can change the Selection Mode from Single (the default) to Multiple. In the Multiple Selection Mode, you can show all images from two or more tags – this is under the Multiple (OR) setting. Or you can set it to show images that only feature in all of the selected tags – … Read more…

How To Setup Gallery Filtering In FooGallery PRO

FooGallery Pro Filtering how to set up

Gallery Filtering, the latest feature on FooGallery PRO, allows you to filter your gallery using Media Tags and Categories. Here is a step-by-step walkthrough of how to create a filtered gallery, including assigning tags to individual images. Step 1: Add Images As with any image gallery, you first need to add your media. Once you have uploaded your images though, you can add your Media Tags and Categories. You will still see the sections for adding the Title, Caption, Alt Text and Description – add these in. If you scroll down a little further, you’ll now see additional fields for … Read more…

How to Create a Gallery with Loaded Effects and Paging

Recreate your FooGallery with these loaded effects and paging settings

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 your Image Gallery

FooGallery how to add captions to 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…