Basic Tutorial

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This is basic tutorial how to create and manage media/portfolio after Easy Media Gallery sucessfully installed.

STEP 1 . CREATE CATEGORY

Strongly advised to follow these steps, as we know by grouping media into categories will make more easy to manage your media.

  1. From WordPress left side panel, select Easy Media > Categories and then click, you will go to category page.
  2. Fill category name according to your needs. You can leave empty for slug, parent or category description.

STEP 2 . CREATE NEW MEDIA

For this version we provide 5 types of media : Single Image, Multiple Images (slider), Video, Audio and Link.

How to create a Single Image media types

single image example

  1. From WordPress left side panel select Easy Media > Add New Media
  2. Select Single Image from media type options
  3. Scroll down the page until you see Select Image Box, now you can insert media image by filling image url or you can upload new image or select from WordPress media by clicking Add Media button. Image you have selected will appear as the thumbnail cover automatically like example above.
  4. Next, go to Media Informations Box and fill 3 available fields.

Explanation for each fields :

  • Media title: will be the title of your media box.
  • Media sub title: will be sub title of your media box. You can use this sub title field for example author, title track, etc.
  • Media description: is field to describe your media. You can put and write anything you want here.

 

 How to create Multiple Images (Slider) media types

  1. From WordPress left side panel select Easy Media > Add New Media
  2. Select Multiple Images from media type options
  3. Scroll down the page until you see Gallery Options Box. If you have some images in WordPress media, the images will be on the image list automatically, just click on image if you want to insert one or more images in your multiple images (slider) media, you can also upload more images by clicking upload another image button.
  4. Go to Select The Cover Gallery Box, and choose the image that will be made as a media cover. NOTE :  make sure the selected image cover is not  same with any images on the gallery list.
  5. Lastly, go to Media Informations Box and fill 3 available fields (Media title, Media Sub Title, Media Description) and you are done.

to create the other media ie: video, audio, link have the same ways with create multiple images. You can learn more by watching the video from our youtube channel.

STEP 3 . PUBLISH THE MEDIA

You can publish media anywhere, both old and new post or page, then you can put media inside the article in any positions, aligment even styles. There are two ways to display the media.

  1. Standard : Displays the media with all settings and styles follow the control panel settings.
  2. Advanced (customization) : Displays the media with settings and styles different from default settings.

Here are two videos for each method:

Standard method :

AdvanceD method :

You can learn more about this step by watching the video from our youtube channel.