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WordPress 3 for Business Bloggers by Paul Thewlis

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Setting up an image gallery

We've looked at some advanced techniques for managing images within posts. However, if you would like to use a lot of images in your blog, you should consider using a standalone image gallery. Placing lots of images in a single post is not ideal. They can take up lots of space and the reader will be forced to do a lot of vertical scrolling to view the entire post. A better approach is to add a link within your post to a dedicated gallery page. A standalone gallery also allows you to categorize and group your images more efficiently.

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Since version 2.5, WordPress includes a simple gallery feature. However, the functionality is very basic and you can achieve far better results using a gallery plugin, which is the approach ...

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