Juicebox is an elegant, easy-to-use image gallery with full major browser and mobile device support. Its interface and strong list of features makes it one of the most flexible and elegant options for building beautiful galleries. The team at Juicebox has created a WordPress plugin that will expand its use to many more websites.
With all of these free and commercial responsive WordPress themes floating around, it’s important to remember that not every plugin is going to be compatible. If you’ve put forth the effort to implement a responsive theme, then you can’t afford to break your visitor’s experience with a clunky old slider that doesn’t respond to devices. All of the slider plugins we’ve selected here will showcase your content in a mobile-friendly way. Grab a cup of coffee and see if you can find a more elegant replacement for your old slider.
WP Orbit Slider
Cynatic WP Gallery is a simple plugin that helps you to create a unique gallery within your WordPress posts. It pulls all attached images from a post or page and arranges them nicely in a block format fitted together.
The Cynatic WP Gallery plugin includes Fancybox for a lightbox style gallery view. You can easily add the gallery using the built-in TinyMCE button.
The new Media Manager released with Version 3.5 of WordPress in December of 2012 has changed the way galleries are created. To see how to create galleries with the new WordPress, visit this page.
There are all sorts of photo gallery plugins and themes for WordPress, but in this post we’re going to go over the out-of-the-box default WordPress gallery.
There are many ways that you can customize the native WordPress gallery shortcode. If you just use the gallery shortcode by itself, the default behavior is to include all of the images attached to a post.
But what if you want to limit the gallery to only a few specific images? For example, let’s say you want to show a small gallery of food pictures?
Here’s a couple quick ways to customize the WordPress gallery shortcode.
How to Exclude Specific Images:
Today is the first post in our 12 Days of WordPress and BuddyPress, submitted by Lisa Sabin-Wilson, author of WordPress for Dummies and BuddyPress for Dummies.
Find Lisa on the web at ewebscapes.com. Many thanks to her for sending us her WordPress 3.1 Post Formats reference below, which will help you get ready for the next release:
WordPress 3.1 Post Formats Reference
I’ve been playing around with, and testing, WordPress 3.1 beta since its release on November 25, 2010. There are some great new features coming your way with the 3.1 release – which you can read about in their announcement post.