News: FooVideo Will Be Merged Into FooGallery Pro

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We released our FooVideo extension for FooGallery almost three years ago. It was the direct result of feedback from users of our FooGallery and FooBox plugins. By far, the number one request was for us to create an easy way to create video galleries in FooGallery. We’re proud to have accomplished that with FooVideo, complete with YouTube, Vimeo, Wistia and more services supported, even self-hosted videos in various formats. Today we’re excited to share the news that FooVideo will be merged with our FooGallery Pro plugin. Why? Put simply, our product offerings became fragmented and that needs to be corrected. FooGallery and FooVideo together … 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…

Are You a Fan of Foo? Rate Us On WordPress.org

Rate FooGallery and FooBox on WordPress.org

Are you a happy user of FooGallery or FooBox? Is there something more you want from your favourite Foo Plugin? Then we need your help! We’re trying to grow our Foo Community. That means YOU! And your friends and anyone else who can benefit from using FooGallery or FooBox. To do this, we need you to rate us on WordPress.org! Your WordPress.org reviews can help us improve, as we find out what works for you, and what you’re looking for next. What’s In It For You? A better product! Constructive feedback is invaluable to us. It helps us to develop … Read more…

Gallery Filtering Now Available in FooGallery Pro

Gallery Filtering with FooGallery Pro

FooGallery Pro‘s latest update includes Gallery Filtering. You can now add media tags or categories to images in your WordPress Gallery, allowing you to filter the images by those tags or categories. This has been one of the most requested features since we released FooGallery PRO and it is immediately available for all existing license holders of FooGallery PRO at no additional cost. This is what the standard filtering looks like out of the box: As you add your images, you’ll be able to add multiple tags and categories to each image. These will appear above (or below) your gallery, … Read more…

FooBox: The WordPress Lightbox Plugin You Should Be Using

Foobox responsive lightbox plugin

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…

Why You Need to Use a WordPress Gallery Plugin

Why you need to use a WordPress Gallery Plugin

WordPress comes standard with its own media and gallery options, but it’s a good idea to use a WordPress Gallery Plugin nonetheless. The WordPress Gallery option When loading posts or pages to your site, WordPress gives you the option to add media. You can add images, giving each a caption, title, alt text and description, much like a gallery plugin will do. You’ll also be able to fiddle with settings like alignment and image size. In the same way, you can create a gallery on WordPress without using a plugin. The gallery will open on a new page, or you … 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…

Free Online Design Tools for your WordPress Blog

free Online graphic design tools to boost your Wordpress site

Online design tools can be used to add something extra to your images, blogs and WordPress site. There are a number of online design tools freely available, or with free versions. And the great thing is, you don’t need to be a graphic designer to use them. From designing blog title images and Facebook graphics, to creating infographics, here are five online design tools that you can use to boost your WordPress site. Canva Canva is accessible and easy-to-use, even for non-designers. It provides a nice variety of templates, taking the guess-work out of choosing the right size for your … Read more…