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[resolved] Whats the difference between a Gallery and Album? (4 posts)

  1. Ownix
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    Sorry if this is a noob question im new with NGG.

    I can create either one, and I can add either one to a page by using the post button. I can also directly add images to either one.

    My first thought was a gallery can hold multiple albums but the interface is starting to confuse me.

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/nextgen-gallery/

  2. photocrati
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 5 months ago #

    @Ownix - You have that slightly reversed.

    You can think of Albums as being containers for Galleries; and Galleries as containers for images.

    Albums can also contain other Albums as well, so you can create a structured display of your images.

    Let's use a food example (since I'm getting hungry):

    Food (album)
    - Breakfast (sub-album)
    -- Eggs (sub-sub-album)
    --> Scrambled (gallery)
    -> Juice (gallery)
    - Lunch (sub-album)
    > Snacks (gallery)

    etc.

    You can arrange these via Gallery > Manage Albums ... or you can also do this via the ATP under its Manage Albums tab.

    - Cais.

  3. Ownix
    Member
    Posted 5 months ago #

    This clears a lot up. Thanks Cais.

  4. photocrati
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 5 months ago #

    You're welcome, @Ownix.

    Glad to help.

    - Cais.

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