Wordpress has its own simple built-in image Gallery that allows you to add multiple images to a page in one easy step.


1.  Edit Page / Post

2.  Add Media

3.  Create Gallery

4.  Select / Upload Images

5.  Select Gallery Options

6.  Click Insert Gallery



1.  Edit Page / Post

2.  Add Media


To insert an image gallery into your Page/Post, click the Add Media buttonA pop-up window will display that looks the same as the one that displays when you add an image to your Page/Post. You can upload new images to use in your gallery or you can simply choose from your previously uploaded images.


3.  Create Gallery


Click the Create Gallery link in the left-hand navigation then select the images that you’d like to insert into your gallery.


4.  Select / Upload Images


Upload images in the normal way, or select images from the media library, then click "create a new gallery" (bottom right hand corner)


All the images that appear will be used within your Image Gallery. To reorder the images simply click on an image and drag it to its new position. If you’d like to add captions to your images, click the ‘Caption this image..’ text below each image and then type in your caption. Alternatively, click each image and then update the Title, Caption, Alt Text and Description on the right-hand side of the pop-up window. You can also include basic HTML, such as links, in your captions.


5.   Change the Gallery Options


Link to – This sets what happens when the thumbnail image is clicked. Selecting Media File will open the full size image directly in your browser window. Selecting Attachment Page will open the image within one of your WordPress formatted pages

Columns – Specifies the number of columns to use when displaying your thumbnail images. Ultimately, this will be dependent on your Theme and how wide your page is. If you find the gallery isn’t displaying properly after changing this number you may need to change it to another number

Random Order – Click this checkbox to display your images in a random order

Size – Selects the size of the image to use in your gallery


Click Insert Gallery