What’s the difference between the Galleries?

We’re often asked, “What is the difference between a ‘Page Template’ and a ‘Shortcode’ Gallery?” and we’ll explain.

WordPress 3.5 – How to create Galleries with Page Templates

Creating a Gallery via “Page Templates” is how our template originally handled Galleries but later in the release of version 4.0+ we introduced the new post-type called “Galleries” where you can now create Galleries and use a shortcode to call them. The method of using a shortcode is a bit more versatile than using a… Continue reading WordPress 3.5 – How to create Galleries with Page Templates

WordPress 3.5 – How to create Galleries with Shortcodes

Let’s review how you’d create a gallery using the Gallery Shortcode. In earlier versions (and the current documentation for version 4.0.3) it’s a little different than it is now for WordPress 3.5. The user-interface has changed a little as noted in our previous post, “WordPress 3.5 – How it affects KingSize WP“. So let’s get… Continue reading WordPress 3.5 – How to create Galleries with Shortcodes

WordPress 3.5 – How it affects KingSize WP

On December 11th, 2012, WordPress released Version 3.5 named for the jazz drummer “Elvin Jones”. With the release of this new version, there have been some changes to the “User Interface” which many of us were not overly thrilled about as we were accustomed to the old ways. Yet with improvements, always must come change.… Continue reading WordPress 3.5 – How it affects KingSize WP

Galleries vs. Portfolios

It’s a commonly question we are asked: [blockquote]What’s the difference between Galleries and Portfolios?[/blockquote] Galleries These are single page collections of images that when clicked will open in lightbox to display the images you’ve chosen to upload / attach to that Page/Post. There is no pagination and you cannot assign links to Gallery images so… Continue reading Galleries vs. Portfolios

How to create a Gallery

*Since the release of WordPress Version 3.5 the method of adding media files has changed a little. Mostly, the user-interface has been modified and causes some confusion. We have created some additional (updated) tutorials that will help. WordPress 3.5 – How to create Galleries with Shortcodes. WordPress 3.5 – How to create Galleries with Page… Continue reading How to create a Gallery