Creating a Photo Gallery In Minutes

Posted by MAC9EC at Sep 19, 2011 04:20 PM |

Plone automates the process of creating photo galleries from your digital photos.

Someone in your group or department has taken a series of photos at a departmental event and would like to have them displayed on your departmental website to share with everyone.

In the past, this would have taken some work to accomplish - but with Plone, it gets a lot easier.

Here's what you do:

1. Create a folder called Photo Gallery" or another descriptive name at a place in your site you want the gallery to appear.

2. Upload the original images, giving each a name and description  (Plone creates web-friendly versions and thumbnails automatically)

3. Once you've uploaded the images, go to the "Display" menu and choose thumbnail view.

4. Publish the gallery by publishing the folder using the "Advanced" selection under status and checking "Contained Items"

Creating attractive web galleries is quick, easy, and a great way to get people to visit your website.