Installation Instructions

FOR AUTOMATIC INSTALLATION:

The simplest way to install is to click on ‘Plugins’ then ‘Add’ and type ‘WoowBox – Gallery & Lightbox’ in the search field.

FOR MANUAL INSTALLATION 1:

  1. Login to your website and go to the Plugins section of your admin panel.
  2. Click the Add New button.
  3. Under Install Plugins, click the Upload link.
  4. Select the plugin zip file (woowbox.zip) from your computer then click the Install Now button.
  5. You should see a message stating that the plugin was installed successfully.
  6. Click the Activate Plugin link.

FOR MANUAL INSTALLATION 2:

  1. You should have access to the server where WordPress is installed. If you don’t, see your system administrator.
  2. Copy the plugin zip file (woowbox.zip) up to your server and unzip it somewhere on the file system.
  3. Copy the “woowbox” folder into the /wp-content/plugins directory of your WordPress installation.
  4. Login to your website and go to the Plugins section of your admin panel.
  5. Look for “WoowBox – Gallery & Lightbox” and click Activate.

How to install Extention?

  1. Install WoowBox – Gallery & Lightbox Plugin from within the Dashboard.
  2. Download Extension zip file (example_extendion.zip).
  3. Login to your website and go to the Plugins section of your admin panel.
  4. Click the Add New button.
  5. Under Install Plugins, click the Upload link.
  6. Select the plugin zip file (example_extendion.zip) from your computer then click the Install Now button.
  7. You should see a message stating that the plugin was installed successfully.
  8. Click the Activate Plugin link.

How to use?

WoowBox  is based on native WordPress galleries and works out of the box. Create galleries as before. Read more about The WordPress Gallery

After installing and activating WoowBox Plugin in the gallery editing window (Edit Gallery), WOOWBOX SETTINGS menu will be available to You. In this menu You can choose the Skin or Preset for this particular gallery. And change settings for Skin or Preset.

Skin (Preset) is responsible for the external style of the gallery.

Create galleries as before, but enjoy the responsive layout and handy lightbox. You can also apply different Skins individually to each gallery shortcode or disable applying a skin for particular shortcode.

WoowBox menu - Edit Gallery Page.

WoowBox extend WordPress Gallery.

We love the native WordPress gallery. It’s easy to use and as intuitive as possible. Everything would be perfect if it were not for the column layout and lack of lightbox. Many themes display the WordPress gallery in an ugly and “no eye-catching” way. This was my inspiration to write this simple plugin.

How to add a link URL for each image?

Now each image in the Media Library has an additional field (specially for the WoowBox Gallery) to enter the URL

How to add a link URL for each image.

How to choose the style of displaying your galleries?

WoowBox Toolbar -> General Settings -> Default skin for [gallery]– this menu defines how your default galleries will look.

*After activating the WoowBox plugin, all [galleries] created earlier will have a stylish view from WoowBox. If you want to stylize only specific galleries you can undo the addition of skin for all galleries created earlier.

Select the Skin that will be used by default.

How to create gallery.