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Photo galleries

How to create a photo gallery:

  1. Upload your images to the Shared Assets website in the CMS. Each set of photo gallery images must be in its own folder. 
  2. If required, manually re-order the images in the folder – the order of the images in the folder is the order in which they will appear in the photo gallery. 
  3. On your website, create a photo gallery index block. By default, this asset will be created in the "_internal/blocks/index/photoGalleries" folder. 
    1. On your website, select Photo gallery index block from the New menu item.    Select photo gallery index block
    2. Fill out the Display Name and Title fields (it would be most logical to use the event name and year to keep your galleries organized and descriptive). 
    3. In the Index folder field, browse to and select the folder where you uploaded your images. Select index folder screenshot

    4. Do not adjust any of the other settings.

  4. On your website, create a new page or edit an existing page on which you want the photo gallery.
  5. In the Content type section of the page editor, select the Photo gallery option. A Photo gallery index block field will appear. 
    Select photo gallery content type
  6. In the Photo gallery index block field, browse to and select the photo gallery index block you created in step 3.  Select photo gallery index block

How to batch/bulk upload several images:

If you have several images you want to upload, you can batch or bulk upload them all at once. 

  1. Move or copy all of your images on your computer to a folder. Ensure that your folder and image file names do not contain any spaces or special characters.
  2. Compress or zip this folder on your computer.
  3. In the Shared Assets website in the CMS, browse to and select the folder where you want to upload your folder of images. 
  4. From the Tools menu item, select Zip Archive.
    Zip Archive Screenshot
  5. Browse to and select the zipped folder on your computer and upload this to the CMS. The CMS will automatically unzip all of the images inside of the uploaded folder. 
  6. Publish the folder of images.