Categories feature included in the PRO version of WordPress Gallery Plugin by Supsystic. Categorize images in your grid gallery!

Step 1: Create Categories for your Images

First you need to add tags for the images categories of the Gallery :

  1. Click on “Images list”.
  2. For each photo choose Categories tab.
  3. Add a tag for all images.
  4. Go back to the settings – click “Properties” button.

Step 2: Configure the Categories option

Further activate “Available” radio button opposite the “Show Categories” option on the Categories tab and definitely select the preset (without it categories not displayed). You have the ability to choose one of the default presets or create your own.

In order to create the preset click “Show preset editor” button. Provide a name for your preset and specify the settings that you need. Here you can:

  • select the background color for container or hide it. Сontainer – the area where will be shown the categories;
  • select the background color for text or hide it;
  • select the color of text or use color, based on your theme;
  • set overall vertical and horizontal padding for the categories;
  • set the font weight and size;
  • define the border width for the categories;
  • select the border type;
  • choose the border color;
  • define the border radius for the categories.

After configuring the settings click “Save” button. Select your preset in the “Choose preset” button.

Also Сategories option includes such capabilities:

  • Enable shuffling animation of images. (If you enable posts layout on the Posts tab – this feature will not be available).
  • Set the duration of animation.
  • Define the position of categories – over or under the gallery.
  • Determine the alignment of categories.

You can also see live examples of using WordPress Gallery with categories and find more information about Categories feature.