How to Create an Image Gallery in WordPress

A picture is worth a thousand words, when it comes to yoru WordPress site, and image gallery can be worth even more. Image galleries are perfect for showcasing your work. A gallery can make your content mroe engaging and accessible. 

If you don’t know how to create an image gallery in WordPress, then don’t worry. In this post, I am going to show you the whole process to create an image gallery in WordPress. Afterward, you will be able to create one by yourself. 

Let’s start. 

WordPress comes with the built in Gallery block that lets you create an image gallery in your website very easily. To do so, follow these steps.

From your dashboard, click on the add block button and search for the ‘Gallery’ block. 

Step 2: Upload Images

Now, click on the upload button and upload your images. You can also choose images from the media library. 

Upon clicking on the open button, images will be inserted in the gallery. 

To customize the gallery, click on the gallery and then hit the settings button. 

From here, you will be able to customize the number of columns, resolution, css and other settings. 

If you would like to customize the style of the gallery, then hit the ‘Style’ tab. 

From here, you will be able to customize background option. When you are done, don’t forget to hit the Publish/Update button. 

Tips for creating a captivating Image Gallery:

  • Make sure the images you use are of high quality. This will provide viewers with an optimal viewing experience. 
  • Consider the placement of your gallery, which will best complement your content and engage your visitors. 
  • Ensure that your gallery functions and displays well on all devices, especially on mobile phones. 

Last Words

By following the method above, you will easily insert a gallery and transform your website into a visual feast. So, unleash your inner curator and get ready to showcase your best visuals.

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