PhotoAlbum Documentation

Getting Started

  1. Theme Installation
  2. Photos and Albums
  3. This theme helps you organize your photos by albums. Album is a custom post type, you can create many albums and upload many photos to each album. The index page can be access by http://domain/albums/. To password protect your album, simply set a password to the custom post. Featured image of each album will be displayed on home page slideshow.

Customize the theme

All theme options are available in the WordPress theme customizer:

  • Header
  • You can change the site logo and favicon by uploading them from here.

  • Home Page
  • On the home page, you have the choices to display a slideshow (photo background slider), or to display your albums as a grid style portfolio. If you choose to use photo background slider, you can specify how many seconds to pause between slides.

  • Styles
  • You can customize site font, Google font and hyperlink color. You may turn off the built-in Lightbox if you prefer to use an external Lightbox plugin. You can put your custom CSS code in the "Custom CSS" box, they will override the classes defined in built-in style sheets.

  • Layout
  • You can set the default page template to use left sidebar, right sidebar or without sidebars. If you prefer to have more room on left/right sidebar, check off the Wide Sidebar checkbox.

  • Marketing
  • This section allows you to specify your social network accounts, simply enter the URL of your accounts, the URLs will be embedded as links when you use the Social Icon shortcodes on your website.

  • Website
  • Here you can enter site title tag, meta keywords and meta description for SEO, the "Read more" button label, Google Analytics code, message for 404 page template, footer text and credits.

Photo Slider

When you view an album, the photo background slider will display the attached photos as slideshow. You can pause, resume or jump to any photo by using the bottom toolbar. By default, photo background slider is used on the home page to display slideshow of all album's featured images.

Page Templates

This theme has the following page templates:

  • Contact Form
  • Page with Left Sidebar
  • Page with Right Sidebar
  • Page without Sidebar
If you don't use any of the page templates, the default page template sidebar setting in Theme Customizer will be used.

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