Galleries

 

Overview

Many organizations have multitudes of photo sets from different happenings around campus. The Gallery module allows groups of photos to be made publicly available on your site via an attractive interface.

 

Adding a Gallery

From digital assets, galleries can be made only from lightboxes, so you will need to have a lightbox set up in order to "convert" it to a gallery. It's easy to select images around your library and add them to a lightbox... then convert that collection of images to a gallery.

  1. On the Galleries page, click the Add Gallery button. A page will show that allows you to set the properties of the new gallery.
  2. Fill in the fields as desired. View a description of this interface for reference.
  3. Once finished, click the Submit button to create the gallery into the system.
  4. The Galleries page will be shown, and the gallery you just made should be listed.

 

Editing a Gallery

  1. On the Galleries page, browse the list of galleries to find the one you wish to edit. Click on the title of the gallery (this should be a hyperlink). A page will open that allows you to edit the information about the gallery.
  2. Edit the fields as needed. View a description of this interface for reference.
  3. Click the Update button to save the changes. To cancel/ignore the changes, simply navigate away from the page. The page will notify you of any changes that were made.

 

Adding New Items to a Gallery

  1. On the Galleries page, browse the list of galleries to find the one you wish to add files to. Click the title of the gallery (this should be a link). A page will open that allows you to edit different attributes of the gallery.
  2. Near the top of the page is an Add New Images button; click this.
  3. ...

 

Adding Items to a Gallery from the Library

  1. On the Galleries page, browse the list of galleries to find the one you wish to add files to. Click the title of the gallery (this should be a link). A page will open that allows you to edit different attributes of the gallery.
  2. Near the top of the page is an Add Images from Library button; click this.
  3. You will be redirected to the Asset Library page. At the top of the page, you will see a notification that you are selecting items to be added to the gallery.
  4. Make your selections and then click Add to Gallery.
  5. You will return to the gallery's page, where the new items should now be listed.

 

Editing Items in a Gallery

  1. On the Galleries page, browse the list of galleries to find the one you wish to edit the files of. Click the title of the gallery (this should be a link). A page will open that allows you to edit different attributes of the gallery. After the section that allows you to edit properties of the gallery itself, the files currently in the gallery should be listed.
  2. In these listings are textboxes that will allow you to edit propterties of an individual item. View a description of this interface for reference. Make changes to these fields as needed to any number of files.
  3. Once finished, click the Update button to save any changes to the gallery and its files.

 

Deleting Items from a Gallery

  1. On the Galleries page, browse the list of galleries to find the one you wish to remove files from. Click the title of the gallery (this should be a link). In the page that opens, as you scroll down you will start to see a listing of the files in the gallery.
  2. A Remove button is associated with each item. Click it for the item you wish to remove.
  3. The item will be immediately deleted from the gallery, and the page will refresh, with the file no longer listed. Do the above for as many files as you need to remove. Once finished, you can simply navigate away from the page.

 

Deleting a Gallery

  1. On the Galleries page, browse the list of galleries to find the one you wish to delete. For the gallery's listing, there will be a Delete hyperlink to the right; click it.
  2. You will be prompted with a dialog. With this, you can choose to delete only the gallery from the system, or also to delete all of the images in the gallery from your library. Make your selection.
  3. Click the Continue button to delete the gallery.