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Edit an album

Use this guide to learn how to edit an album on your school's website. 

Step 1: Navigate to Home

  • Your school's home page will already be selected.

Step 2: Edit the album page

  • Select Gallery.
  • Once you have found your album, select the icon to the left of the file name. For example: Road safety education. The tick will appear and your selection will turn blue. 
  • Select Edit in the menu bar that appears across the top of the screen.

Step 3: Edit your album

  • Select Edit in the top right of the page. This button is next to Preview
  • Select the date to activate the album component.
  • Select the spanner icon to edit your album page. This is the Configure button. 

Step 4: Update the date for your album - optional

  • Select the date for your album. This will affect the order it appears on the gallery page. 
  • If you set the date to a day in the future the album will be hidden from navigation and the homepage until the selected date occurs.

Step 5: Update the description for your album - optional

  • Select Album description tab.
  • Enter a description for your album. For example: Road safety education is very important at our school and learning about it is fun too.
  • This description uses the rich text editor. Go to our Rich text editor guide to learn how to edit your text.

Step 6: Adjust your images or add more - optional

  • Select Image tab. 
  • Update the alternative text for your image in the Image Caption field.
  • See the Image guidelines for more information on alt text.
  • Select the bin icon to remove an image.
  • Select the arrows and line icon on the far right to move your images. You can drop and drag your images to reorder them.
  • The image at the top of the list becomes the thumbnail image for the album on the gallery page and the homepage image gallery component.
  • Select the Add button to insert more images. You will need to add alt text for each individual image. 

  • In the Image path field, select the tick icon to navigate through your assets to your school's album folder where you have previously saved your images.

  • Once you have found your image, select the icon to the left of the image name. The tick will appear and your selection will turn blue. You may also choose to select more than one image.
  • Select the Select button in the top right. 

  • Select the tick on the top right of the pop-up to save the settings. 

  • Your album is now ready to be published. 

Step 7: Publish the album

  • For changes to be updated on your live school website you will need to publish the page and the year and month folders. 
  • Select the slider icon in the top left corner. This is the Page Information button.
  • Select Publish Page from the drop-down. 
  • If you don't see Publish Page you are an Author and will need to select Start Workflow instead. Go to our Author publish a page for more information.

Published album

Example of a published album page:

  • Select any image to open the carousel.

Example of a published album page with carousel open:

  • Select the X in the top right of the image or the Back to album link in the bottom of the screen to close the image.
  • Select the left or right arrow to browse your images or use your arrow keys on the keyboard.
  • You can see the number of images in the album in the top left of the screen.
  • The image caption is displayed in the bottom of the screen above the Back to album link.

Example of the updated image gallery component on your homepage:

Example of the gallery page showing all available albums:

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