Using the One.com Photo and Video Gallery
- Creating a Gallery
- Creating an Album
- Adding Photos and Videos to an Album
- Adding and editing captions
- Editing an Album
- Adding Comments
- Managing Comments for your Gallery
- Inviting Friends
- Viewing Friends
- Editing your Profile
- Editing Links
- Changing your Gallery Password
- Managing Users & Groups
- Sharing Albums
Creating a Gallery
To get started, you must first create a Gallery. To create a new Gallery, log in to your Control Panel and click Gallery.
Click Create Gallery.
Type in a name for the Gallery, and select a location. You can either use the front page of your website www.example.com, or place your Gallery on a subpage, for example mynewgallery.example.com.
Create the first user for you Gallery. Enter an email address (username) and a name. Select a password and confirm it. Finally choose the permissions you want this user to have. The first user (you) should have all permissions, for full control of the Gallery. You can create additional users from the Gallery later.
Select a design template, and click Create Gallery.
You have now created your Gallery!
Creating an Album
To create an album, log in to the Gallery with your email address and password and click Create new album.
Enter a name for your new album and select privacy level.
You can also select a date and enter a description of the album.
Adding Photos and Videos to an Album
If you want to add photos and videos to an existing album, enter the album and click Add video or Add photo.
To add content to a new album, click Create new album. Click Upload photos or Upload videos and then drag and drop the files into the dotted box.
Adding and editing captions
You can add a caption to a photo by clicking Edit Album.
Click Add caption. Type in the caption and click Submit.
Click Save to save your changes.
The caption will immediately be displayed in the Gallery.
Editing an Album
Click Edit Album to edit a specific album. This is where you enable or disable download and sharing of the photos and videos in the album. You can also choose if the album should be public, private or hidden.
You can sort the albums by name or by date. Select ascending or descending order.
Any public photo or video can be set as the cover photo for an album. Simply click the thumbnail and tick the Cover photo checkbox. Remember to save your changes.
To add a comment to a photo or video, move the mouse over the thumbnail. Click + to write your comment and click Submit.
Managing Comments for your Gallery
Tick the Allow anonymous comments box in the Settings menu if you want to allow anonymous comments. If the box is unchecked (default), users will need to log in to leave comments.
Invite your friends to your Gallery by clicking Invite Friends in the Settings menu.
Enter the email addresses and names of your friends. Write a personal message to your friends and click Send.
You can get an overview of the friends of your Gallery by clicking View Friends in the Settings menu.
For each friend you can view details about their last login and their number of albums, photos and comments.
Editing your Profile
You can edit the details of your personal profile by clicking Edit Profile in the Settings menu.
Your Display name will be visible to all your Gallery visitors.
You can add links to your Gallery top bar by clicking Add/edit links in the Settings menu.
Enter a name for the link and an URL. The link will be added, when you click Add link.
Changing your Gallery Password
You can change your password by clicking Edit Profile in the Settings menu.
Tick the Change password box. Enter your new password twice and finally your current password. Click Save to save your new password.
Managing Users & Groups
To manage the users and groups of your Gallery, click Users & Groups in the Settings menu.
In Users & Groups you will see a list of all users of your Gallery. Here you can edit group memberships and user permissions. You can also create new groups or adjust the details for existing groups.
To start sharing, click the album you want to share.
Select how to share your album (on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter etc.) or copy the embed code and insert it on a blog or a website.
Make sure that you have enabled sharing of the album. You can enable/disable sharing and download of an album under Edit Album.