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Creating a dynamic gallery in WordPress

One of the great features about WordPress is the ability to display images in a beautiful way. Whether you’re a photographer, artist, or have products to show off, a gallery can be an ideal addition to your website.

Focus on images

Galleries can be included in your WordPress design in a few ways. In some themes, you can have a gallery as the main portion of your site. This gives the slick portfolio look that puts the images front and centre. If images are a big part of what you do, this can be the perfect choice. WordPress makes it easy to update these galleries, too.

There are many ways of developing a WordPress design that puts the focus on the images, from large images that scroll through as a slideshow to a tiled layout of image thumbnails that can be selected and enlarged. The best WordPress developers can help you choose what is right for you.

Balance of images and text

If you want a balance of images and text, a WordPress developer can help create the perfect mix. In WordPress, it’s possible to have a home page that has a large image gallery but still has the content of your pages and posts on display. This can be a rotating image carousel or a static image at the top of the page, or even further down as part of the layout.

It’s also worth remembering that images don’t have to just be pictures. Images with text included can be the perfect way to show bullet point type statements about what your business does. This can even be an invitation to check out other pages, with links to the appropriate pages or posts on your WordPress site.

Developing a WordPress gallery for you

With so many ways of integrating a gallery into your WordPress site – from having a gallery theme to using a gallery plug in as part of another theme – there is something right for any use. Working with a WordPress developer can often be your best choice, though, as they can help you find the solution that is just right and customised for your particular needs.


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