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WordPress 4.0 Site Blueprints - Second Edition by Rachel McCollin

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Creating posts to display galleries

Now you need to create posts to hold your galleries.

Adding a gallery to a post

Displaying a gallery within a post is really easy; the plugin adds a button to the post editor to help you. To add a gallery, perform the following steps:

  1. To create a new post, go to Posts | Add New.
  2. Give your post the same name as the gallery you'll be displaying it in (or a related name; it's up to you!).
  3. Click on the green box above the content pane. When you hover your mouse over it you'll see the words Attach NextGEN Gallery to Post.
  4. The NextGEN Gallery dialog box will appear. Start by clicking on the Select a display type section if it isn't already open:

    Fig 9.5: The NextGEN Gallery dialog box's display type section

  5. Select NextGEN ...

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