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Adding/editing a gallery

Last Updated: Apr 05, 2016 09:23AM PDT
  1. From the LiveWhale interface, click the Galleries tab
  2. If you are adding a gallery, click Add a New Gallery or locate and click the existing gallery to edit.
  3. Fill out the gallery form options (see options below)
  4. When done, click the Save this gallery button.

Gallery Form Options

  • Enter a title for the gallery (required)
  • Star Content: Click the star in the section labeled “Star content” to set as important.
  • Share Content: By default this content will be shareable. To make non-shareable, click the globe labeled “Share content” to un-highlight it.
  • Description: Enter a description of the gallery. This will also appear in the meta description tag when viewing a gallery’s details.
  • Edit Images: If you are editing a gallery, any existing images will be listed. Here you can change image captions, remove images, or reorder them by dragging an image by the crosshairs icon. Additionally, links are provided to set a custom thumbnail crop for each image, as well as to make a custom thumbnail for the entire gallery from one of the attached images.
  • Plot this image on a map?: If your image has a location, you may plot it on a map. If your LiveWhale installation already has preset locations, you may begin typing into the space provided and locations will be suggested to you. If you cannot find an appropriate location, you may click “add a new Place”. When adding a new place, you must provide a title and address.
  • Suggest this item to the following groups: Suggest this gallery to other groups by selecting thse groups under this section
  • Post gallery as:  Choose the status for this gallery. “Live” will publish the gallery immediately. “Hidden” will hide it from the web site until you are ready to publish it.
  • Delete: If you are editing an existing gallery, you will also see a “Delete” link next to the status, allowing you to delete this gallery. 
  • Tags: Tag the gallery with any relevant tags. Tags help sort and classify galleries so that they can be directed to the proper location on your web site. You can click in the field labeled “Tags” and type a keyword; tags will be suggested to you. If you are unsure what tags are available in your group, click “Show all tags” to display them all and select the relevant ones.
  • Choose images from your library: You may attach images to this gallery. Images are taken from your group’s image library. To choose an existing image from your image library, click on each of the images you wish to add.
  • Add new images from your computer: If you want to upload a new image to attach to this gallery, click “Add images from your computer”. Newly uploaded images will be added to the image library and attached to this gallery.
  • Related content:  Add a link to a web address, news story, event, gallery, file , or LiveWhale page to this gallery
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