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Organizing Large Photo Collections Online -- Use the NextGen Gallery WordPress Plugin

by Tom Johnson on Jul 27, 2008 •
categories: technical-writingwordpress

If you have a lot of photos that you want to organize online, like this site, don't manually embed them into individual html pages. You'll either go insane or your family will leave you.

Instead, use the NextGen Gallery plugin (and a WordPress self-hosted blog). The NextGen Gallery plugin allows you to upload zip files of photos in one batch and arrange them in galleries and albums so quickly it'll feel like cheating. (Here's an example of NextGen Gallery implementation.)

NextGen Gallery WordPress Plugin Example

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