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To add a gallery to your site: From the left side of the Editor, click the Add icon > click Gallery > choose a gallery type from the list.

To add images to your gallery: Click the gallery that you added to your site > click Organize Images > click Add Images.

 

Note: Some of our galleries have an Autoplay option. To find out if the gallery you have chosen has this option, please click the gallery to select it > click Settings > look for the Autoplay checkbox.

 

Note: You can also find third-party gallery apps in the Wix App Market. Check out the Flickr Gallery, Galerie Social Gallery or Revolution Slider apps.
For general information about how to add apps as the Galerie Social Gallery or the Revolution Slider, click here

 

To learn more about galleries, click here or watch the video below:

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  • aliceperrynz

    Replied by aliceperrynz February 13, 2014

    Hi,

    Is there a way you can organise a gallery that allows other people to contribute photos?

    • Natty

      Replied by Natty February 13, 2014

      Unfortunately this isn't possible at the moment.

       

       

      You can add our 123 Contact Form, which enable you to receive file uploads within forms. You can find information and instructions about our 123ContactForm app here.
      You can also create an email link and ask your site visitors to email you their files.

       

      Another option is to add our Community Forum app to your site. It will let your users collaborate on ideas, share photos, files and much more.

      You can find information here or check out the video below.


      Please let us know if you require any further assistance.

       

  • prostarexport

    Replied by prostarexport February 10, 2014

    Hi, I just have a suggestion. It would be great if images could be repositioned inside the slide show, not just cropped or fitted to the size of the box. To be able to reposition it (move it around) to exactly the right place where you want the image to be within the image box, for example like you can do on Instagram before cropping, or on facebook with the cover and profile picture.

    I know it is something that you must program and it might not be the easiest thing to do, but it would be very cool!

    • Gat Wix Team

      Replied by Gat February 10, 2014

      Hey,

      Thank you for your feedback! we appreciate it very much.

      Feel free to add your feature request to our Wish List by posting here.


      You can keep up to date with what features are coming soon here.

      Gat Wix Team.
  • unqant7

    Replied by unqant7 February 10, 2014

    When I add MY photos to the animated GRID gallery.. then preview.. it is no longer animated. I previewed after each step when using the stock photo's wix provided. And animation works fine. As soon as I add my pictures no longer animates. I have not changed anything else?? Any suggestions???

    • Tal Wix Team

      Replied by Tal February 10, 2014

      Hi,

       

      I checked your site and it looks great, the gallery worked as it should be.

      I'm not sure I fully understand your problem, can you please elaborate? You can also add a screenshot of the problem. You can find "How tp screenshot" instructions here .

       

      Thank you for your cooperation, we're waiting for your reply.

       

      Tal, Wix Team
    • unqant7

      Replied by unqant7 February 10, 2014

      Hi Tal.. I figured it out... when I do the "strip" using your original photo's it works fine... then I resize to one column and and 6 in a row... previewed animation.. and it still worked fine... then, I added my pictures .. and it did not work..

      This is what the problem was... I made the column to 1.. with 6 pictures in that row. ..and changed to my "6" pictures..... I needed to add more pictures.. as soon as I added more than 6.. it allowed for the "shuffle".. and the animation started working fine...

       

      Thank you!!

      ;)

    • Michal

      Replied by Michal February 10, 2014

      Thank you for the update, and for the information on how you solved the problem! :)

      Michal - Wix Team
  • doyouwantapolo

    Replied by doyouwantapolo February 7, 2014

    For some reason the pictures on my site aren't showing properly in the preview window. All of them are being cut off at the top and bottom. It's especially bad for portrait images, some of which have been rotated to landscape. This is pretty bad for me as most of my stuff is photography. I don't suppose you would know how to sort this out?

    • Noa Wix Team

      Replied by Noa February 8, 2014

      Hi,

       

      We apologize for the inconvenience,

       

      There was a temporary technical issue with the expanded mode of the gallery. It was fixed by our technical team.

       

      Please let us know if the issue persists,

       

      Thanks,

      Noa - Wix Team
  • chrissymurray108

    Replied by chrissymurray108 January 23, 2014

    Dear Wix

    I have selected the "thumbnails" feature of the Image Gallery of which I have successfully uploaded my images. When I go entirely out of the website and then go back into that page.  The thumbnails image appear on the bottom of the page as it should, however  but the big image appears as thumbnail also. What am I doing wrong?

    Kind regards

    Chrissy

     

     

     

     

     

    • Gat Wix Team

      Replied by Gat January 24, 2014

      Hi Chrissy,

      Please clarify to which one of your sites are you referring to, and on what page can we see this issue. 

       

      Please provide us with a screen shot of the problem. For instructions on how to take a screenshot, please use this link.
       

      To upload the screenshot, simply click on the "Upload" button and follow the steps.
       

      Thanks,

      Gat Wix Team.
    • chrissymurray108

      Replied by chrissymurray108 January 25, 2014

      Dear Gat Wix Team - many thanks for your reply and many apologies, artXriss is the website I was referring to, however my problem is now rectified.  On an another note I would like comment how easy it is to organise a website and very professional.  I have not published my site yet as I'm still working on it and would like to extend a very big "Thank you" Wix on your service so far.

      Kind regards

      Chrissy

    • Daniel Wix Team

      Replied by Daniel January 25, 2014

      Hi Chrissy,

       

      We are glad to hear that this issue was resolved and thank you very much for your feedback!

      If you need more help, don't hesitate to contact us again!

      Daniel - Wix support team
  • DaVibez1

    Replied by DaVibez1 January 10, 2014

    Hello, 

    I have put in a gallery of images to my page and I have linked the image to another page inside my site. Yet when I view in my browser live and click on the image in the gallery I am not redirected to the linked page. This is very drustrating how can I get the images in my gallery to actually go to it's individuals image linked page? 

     

    Garrick 

    • Keren Wix Team

      Replied by Keren January 11, 2014

      Hey Garrick,

       

      Thank you for contacting Wix support! I apologize for the inconvenience, I can see that you have a number of websites under your account. Please provide us with the name of the website you are referring to or the URL to the page which what you are referring to is occuring on. 

      Keren, Wix Support
  • cjsinclair

    Replied by cjsinclair November 24, 2013

    I've just created a website with a photo gallery

    it is published at http://cjsinclair.wix.com/murraydownie  while it is being developed...

    On the gallery - i want it to show the names of each person - as you can see here on http://cjsinclair.wix.com/murraydownie#!2011-2012/cdk6  BUT am having three minor issues...

    1 - the names are TOO far away from the photo - can they be located DIRECTLY under the image - rather than have that much a spacing?

    2 - Are the names under each photo able to be centred??

    3 -  Is there a way to upload the images and have the names display with automatic removal of the .jpg prefix - as that would save me a significant amount of time.

    I look forward to your responses

     

    Many Thanks


    Chris

    • Ron Wix Team

      Replied by Ron November 24, 2013

      Hi,

       

      Unfortunately, the answer for questions one and two is no, these fields cannot be altered at the moment.

       

      Regarding your last question, click on the images in question > settings > delete the .jpg from the image name.

       

      Let us know how it went and if you require further assistance.

       

      Ron, Wix Team
    • cjsinclair

      Replied by cjsinclair November 24, 2013

      Thank you - Are there any alternative galleries that you recommend that could enable me to centre the names and have them closer to their relevant photos? (I've had a look and no - but you may have one in mind??)

      The .jpg thing works - thank you :)

    • Tali Wix Team

      Replied by Tali November 24, 2013

      Hey Chris

      I advise you to check the third-part galleries, which are available in the App Market, and see if any of them fits your needs.

      In the App Market you can find the Flickr Gallery App, Galerie Social Gallery and Revolution Slider.

      For general information about how to add apps as the Galerie Social Gallery or the Revolution Slider, click here

       

      Please also feel free to add your feature request to our Wish List by posting here.

      You can keep up to date with what features are coming soon here.

       

      Thank you!

      Tali, Wix Team
  • lea783

    Replied by lea783 November 19, 2013

    How do I resize the images once in they are in a slideshow? As my images are only partially displaying

    • Gat Wix Team

      Replied by Gat November 19, 2013

      Hey,

      Please note you change the images scaling in the slide show (and other galleries too), by clicking on it >> go to setting >> image scaling.

      Please don't hesitate to contact us for any further assistance.

       
      Gat Wix Team.
  • bushrasbox

    Replied by bushrasbox October 26, 2013

    Hello

     

    I would like to add image specific text for each image in my gallery. How can I do this? 

    • Dima Wix Team

      Replied by Dima October 26, 2013

      Hi,

       

      Simply follow the steps provided here:

      1. Click the gallery to select it.
      2. From the gallery settings window, click Organize Photos.
      3. From the left of the Organize Photos window, click an image.
      4. From the right of the Organize Photos window, under Title and Description, type a title and description for your image.
      5. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 for all of your images.
      6. From the Organize Photos window, click OK.
      7. Click outside of the gallery to close the Gallery Settings window.

      Please note that the title that you add to your images in your gallery will be used as the alt tag for the images.

      You can find more information about galleries here .

      Dima -Wix support team-
  • djkokalis

    Replied by djkokalis September 11, 2013

    Hi there. 

    I saw the new masonry gallery feature. I was wondering if i could create a gallery inside a single picture.

    For instance: One picture refers on an event. User when clicks on it will show him more pictures for the specific event. I like the layout of the gallery and i would very like to see this feature.

    Also will be there available a description for slider galleries?

    I have some photos (http://www.blaxosxr.gr/#!press/cizz ) that i would like to have a description.

     

    • Hudson Wix Team

      Replied by Hudson September 11, 2013

      Sorry I am not sure that I understand what you are trying to achieve with the one image gallery.

       

      With regards to your question for the slider gallery, if you go to the gallery organize images, then you will be able to add text there.

       

    • djkokalis

      Replied by djkokalis September 11, 2013

      I want to create a gallery inside another one. Clicking on one picture of the masonry gallery will "link to" pictures that are not included to tha masonry gallery.

      As for the slider gallery, i already have a title and a description for each image but they are not visible from a user

    • Nat

      Replied by Nat September 11, 2013

      Hey,

       

      The way to do that is simple use the image link field inside each image.

      For example: I set sub galleries in pages called "red", "blue and "green".

      I set a main page with the masonry gallery, click on organize images, and then set a link to a page for each sub gallery. One image for "red", one for "blue" etc.

      Please don't hesitate to contact us again. Nat
    • djkokalis

      Replied by djkokalis October 8, 2013

      hi there again. I just saw that you added a new gallery feature (tumbnail). I think that tumbnail gallery fits my needs but unfortunately you can't enter in expand mode. Is it possible to add the this ability?

      Thanks

    • Hudson Wix Team

      Replied by Hudson October 9, 2013

      when you add the gallery and its on your site, the user clicks on the thumb nail image and it will then expand, you can chose the size of the expanded image in the settings on the thumbnail in the enter.

       

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