Using the Gallery Module
The Gallery module displays albums of graphics and/or multimedia
files. If enabled, a website visitor can download files, play a slideshow,
vote for popular files and more!
Begin by navigating to a Page containing an instance of a Gallery.
Step By Step: View a Slideshow
If enabled, a website visitor can choose to view a slideshow of all the
images in a particular album.
1. Options available to a website visitor appear in a
Menu when they move their mouse over images and/or folders.
Move the mouse over any image and select Slideshow from the
Depending upon the module settings, the slideshow may be
displayed in a popup window or within the module container.
The images refresh automatically.
3. Click on the Title of the Thread to
see the list of Posts (or "comments").
Step By Step: View An Image
Website visitors may also view files individually with options that are not
available when using the Slideshow option.
1. Move the mouse over any image and Click on
it (not on the menu).
2. (Optional Step) Use the Previous
and Next buttons (in the upper left) to view each image in
the album individually. Or use the Edit buttons (in the
upper right) to change your view of the image (zoom in/out, rotate
left/right, flip horizontal/vertical, etc).
Click Close when finished viewing.
Step By Step: Vote For/Comment on An Image
If enabled, website visitors may also cast votes to rate image quality and
1. Click on the rating stars below any image.
2. On the Ratings Summary page you can view
basic image information, a thumbnail view and previous comments on
the image. Cast your Vote by clicking Add Vote.
3. Click a radio button
to identify your Rating and (optionally) place your
cursor in the Comments field and enter a short note.
Click Update to save your changes.
The gallery displays a rating which is an average of the votes
cast for an image.
Clicking on the rating stars now displays comments as well as