How to link back to an album in a NextGen Gallery

When you use the amazing plugin NextGen Gallery for WordPress you can organise your photos into ‘Galleries’ and you can sort these into ‘Albums’ to create a folder hierarchy like you might have on your computer.

When these galleries and albums are viewed on your website they give the visitor a great way to see your pictures, but there’s one feature missing; links back to the album you just came from. I searched the internet for a solution to this but didn’t find a way I liked, so I created my own breadcrumb trail to insert. Continue reading “How to link back to an album in a NextGen Gallery”

NextGen Gallery

Single Picture

[singlepic id=x w=width h=height mode=web20|watermark float=left|right|center]

The singepic shortcode displays a single picture from any gallery.  Clicking on the image displays the image as you have specified on the Effects options page.  With the default Thickbox effect, the background goes gray and a larger version of the image (if available) is displayed. Continue reading “NextGen Gallery”

My Favourite WordPress Plugins

I’m using the most up-to-date versions of each of the plugins below (as of 22-09-11) and I’m using WP v.3.2.1.

AddThis Social Bookmarking Widget

Get it here.

Help your visitor promote your site! The AddThis Social Bookmarking Widget allows any visitor to bookmark your site easily with many popular services. Sign up for an AddThis.com account to see how your visitors are sharing your content–which services they’re using for sharing, which content is shared the most, and more. It’s all free–even the pretty charts and graphs.

I really recommend this. Sign up for an add this account and it displays your shares and clicks on your wp dashboard, very useful.
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