• ADD NEW ITEM - On the Collection page in the backend Content Manager, click the "Add Item" button at the top right
  • GIVE IT A TITLE - In the Item Editor, type the name of the item into the title box
  • ADD IMAGE / SLIDESHOW - In the main content area, click the top/first + button to add a new content block, and select the "Gallery Block" to add it to the content area
  • Click inside the "Upload Media" area to upload one or more images for the item
  • While your images are loading, click the "Design" button at the top right of the item editor
  • Make sure your gallery block is set to the following options:
    -- slideshow display setting
    -- autoplay on
    -- controls on (if you have more than 1 image uploaded for the item)
    -- controls off (if you only have 1 image uploaded for the item)
    -- autocrop on
    -- thumbnails off (unless you want them)
    -- title & description on
    -- title & description position: top right
    -- title & description show on hover: on
  • Click the "Content" button at the top right of the editor to go back to slideshow's content settings
  • Drag and drop to change the order of the images in the slideshow
  • Click the "cog" icon for an image to add text to the image (ie: "shown in solid walnut with lucke chairs") - this should be text that is specific to the image itself and not general info for the item
  • In your image text you can highlight some of the text and make it a link (i.e.: iin the video example I made "lucke chairs" link to the lucke chairs collection item page)
  • Click save at the bottom right of the gallery block editor to save your slideshow settings
  • IMPORTANT: Make sure the gallery block is above the default text block and is the first block at the top of the content area
  • APPLY CATEGORIES - At the bottom left of the item editor select "click to add categories" - and click to select all categories that match your item (ie: dining tables)
  • Click the "Options" button at the top right of the item editor
  • ADD THUMBNAIL / MAIN IMAGE - Click in the "Thumbnail Image" area to upload the primary image you want to use for this item, this is the image used on the collection's "all items" view
  • ADD ITEM DESCRIPTION - In the "Excerpt" text box type in the info you want to display for this item (ie: the dimensions), this is the text that will display in the right sidebar on the item page
  • FEATURED ON HOMEPAGE? - If you want this item to be featured on the homepage then check the "Featured Post" option
  • SAVE!!
  • EDIT AN ITEM - To edit an existing item, double click on it in the backend Content Manager view to open up it's editing box