When making a post on desktop, you can bulk upload multiple images, creating an image gallery within the post that your patrons can access on both mobile and desktop.
In this guide we’ll guide you through the following topics:
- Uploading multiple images to a post
- Reordering your images
- Adding Captions and alt-text to your images
- Finishing touches for your Image gallery
- How will my Image gallery show up for patrons?
You’ll be sharing Image galleries in no time!
Making a post with an image gallery
While logged into your creator page, select New from the Posts section of your left-hand menu. Then select the post type.
There are two ways that you can add images to an Image gallery: by Uploading images directly from your desktop, or by using the Embed image URL link (web links to images). Continue reading below to add images to your Image gallery.
You can select multiple image files at once by holding your shift key and selecting individual images, or by dragging your cursor over multiple files. Click Open and your images will begin to upload.
You’re not restricted to one type of upload – you can create Image galleries using a combination of uploaded files, and embed image URLs.
Rearranging the order of your Image gallery
Adding Captions and alt-text to your images
To add both captions and alt-text to images using the Add captions button at the top of your image post editor. Use the On/Off switch to use alt-text.
Click into the Caption, and alt-text fields and type what you’d like. Once you’re happy with your caption, and alt-text, click the Save button – repeat for each image you want to have a caption or alt-text.
Finishing up your Image gallery post
Then, on the right-hand side of your post editor, you can choose the following:
- Select to your post
- Choose whether you’d like to make your (visible to patrons first before it goes public!)
- to your post to tease your social media followers when you link to your post.
How will my Image gallery post show up for patrons?
Q: Will captions be added to search?
Q: What are the preferred dimensions of an image post?
Q: How large can my image files be?
Q: Will my patrons be able to check all of the images in the email notification?