Add Photo Galleries

There is a high quality built-in photo gallery, FlAgallery,  that will present all of your photos in a common format.  Instructions for NUGCinci authors are as follows (it takes longer to describe the process than to do it):

  1. Prepare your photos
    1. JPEGS – 1000 pix max dimension, either H or V, Quality 60%.
    2. Add title if desired in Lightroom metadata
    3. Rename image files with a sequence # as the first part of the file name – use format 01xxx for less than 100 images or 001xx for less than 1000 images.
    4. Save resized renamed images to one folder
  2. Login to with your user name and password
  3. Go to FlAGallery at the bottom of the left side.
  4. Select Manage Galleries tab “Add new gallery”
  5. Type in New Gallery Name and press “Add Gallery”
  6. Select and open newly added Gallery
  7. Add Description of gallery and select author name
  8. Click “Add Images”
  9. Browse for images on your computer and add to gallery
    1. Select images and click “Upload Images” at bottom of page
    2. Images will be uploaded automatically and added to the new gallery
    3. Open the gallery to view the Thumbnails and edit Title text if desired
    4. If EXIF meta data is desired, contact admin to have it automaticcally aded to description
    5. Click “Save Changes”
  10. Open “Pages”
    1. As an Author you may add the gallery to any page you have created
    2. Open one of your pages
    3. Select location to add gallery in page and click there
    4. Click on “Add Flash Album Gallery” tab at the end of the top row of buttons
    5. Select your new gallery from the list and click “Insert”
    6. Click on “Update” button – adds a “Short-code” link to the gallery.
  11. To use the Gallery in the Default Page Template – One Column sidebar the Gallery size should be reduced
    1. Edit the Short-Code to reduce the width
    2. Use: [ flagallery gid=8 name=”Gallery” w=100% h=600] instead of the full size gallery. (Remove the spaces after the first bracket if you paste this Short-code into yout text.
  12. Multiple galleries can be added under the “All Categories” button in the Gallery
    1. Edit the Short-code reference to the FlAgallery on your page:
    2. [ flagallery gid=8 name=”Gallery”]  – will display only gallery #8
    3. [ flagallery gid=8,6,5 name=”Gallery”] – will display Galleries 8, 6, and 5 in that order (remove the spaces after the first bracket if you paste these short codes into yout text.  Add gallery button woks OK as is)
    4. Update your page.

That’s it.  You now have a new gallery, which you can edit or add to in the future.

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