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Gallery Categories

Balbooa Joomla Gallery comes with a beautiful and intuitve admin panel. At this tutorial we'll show you how you can manage gallery categories.

Create a Category.

You can create new category by clicking on the button + CATEGORY.

Create a Category - Balbooa Joomla Gallery Categories

But, in the same time, you can create categories using context menu.
To open context menu, at the Category list or at Image list make a right-click and select "Create Category"

Create a Category using context menu - Balbooa Joomla Gallery Categories

Rename a Category.

To rename a category, you need to click on the category name and in the right sidebar enter the new name for category in the field Title.

Rename a Category - Balbooa Joomla Gallery Categories

Also, you can rename category using context menu. Right click on the category name. In the opened context menu select Rename. In the opened modal window enter the new category name and click on the green button "Save".

Rename Gallery Category using context menu - Balbooa Joomla Gallery Categories

Delete a Category.

To delete category, you can use context menu and select "Delete" or you can click on the icon "Delete".

Delete Gallery Category - Balbooa Joomla Gallery Categories

Category Order.

Gallery allows to change category order by Drag and Drop. To change category order click on the parent category or category "Root" if you are using "Filter" mode. In the central window, by Drag and Drop move folders.

Change category order in the Gallery - Balbooa Joomla Gallery Categories

Moving Categories.

If you want to place a category into another existing category you can move it using feature "Move It". Feature is available only for "Album Mode".

To move a category, you need to select it and then click on the icon "Move To". In the opened modal window, you need to select the parent category and click on the button "Save". The advantage of this method is that you can move several categories.

Move Category - Balbooa Joomla Gallery Categories

Also, you can move category using context menu. Right click on the category. In the opened context menu select "Move To". In the opened modal window select parent category and click on the button "Save".

Move category using context menu Category - Balbooa Joomla Gallery Categories

How to Add Category Image.

You can add category image by clicking on the button Upload Images.

Upload Picture for Category - Balbooa Joomla Gallery Categories

You will be offered 2 options to load images: Load images from your Joomla! folder or Load images from your Desktop. More details about Image uploading, you can find here: Gallery Images

NOTE: feature is available only for Gallery "Album" Mode;

Category Options:

Option Description
Description Using the editor you can description for category;
Category Image You can upload image for category;
Title Enter category title;
Alias Enter category URL. If leave this field empty, alias will be generated automatically from the category name;
Default Category * Feature allows to set the default category. * Feature is available only for Gallery "Filter" Mode;
Unpublish Click on the checkbox to unpublish category.