With Como we’ve added the possibility to add galleries, there are 4 options to display your single galleries. The process below explains how you cans set up your galleries.
Step 1 – Add New
Go to your WordPress backend and in the left hand sidebar, go to galleries, and then add new:
Add your title, and then any gallery descriptions (if required).
Step 2 – Select Layout
Next select the layout for your gallery.
There are 4 options from left to right:
Grid View Masonry
This is a similar view to a Pinterest board – see here.
With grid view masonry, you can select the number of columns, the spacing between the images and the hover color and opacity.
This view will be in a letterbox view and will crop your image if not in the correct ratio – see here.
There are no additional options, you can just set the max height.
This is a can be center aligned or a left aligned image – see here.
Select the Active slide alignment.
If its center aligned, then there will be an image shown each side.
With left alignment, an image will immediately precede the current image to the right.
Gallery No Crop (Original Size)
This slider will not crop images and it will fit the container –see here.
There are no additional options, just select the slider height.
Step 3 – Attach Images
Add your images. Go to the attached images section, and click “Add Gallery images”. Use images from the media library or drag and drop images into your gallery from your desktop. NOTE! Please make sure your images are optimized for the web. Once the images are added you can sort and delete images from your gallery, as well as reverse the image order.
Step 4 – Add Categories and Tags
You can use categories and tags to define sections of your site and group related galleries.
Step 5 – Add a Featured Image
A featured image is usually used on listing and archive pages to represent a gallery post. Add this in the right hand sidebar.
Step 6 – Publish
Go to the top right and publish the the gallery and it will appear in the latest galleries page.