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5-minute site fixes: Wow visitors with a picture gallery

Upon reading the title of this post, you might be thinking, “I’m not a photographer or artist, I’ll go ahead and mosey on to the next.

Think again!

A picture gallery can be beneficial to any business. Let’s say you’re building a website for your bakery – what better way to win over potential clients than to create a gallery of your delectable delights?

Whether you’re a clothing boutique owner or a general contractor, adding a photo gallery will add credibility to your business and leave potential customers with a sense of who you are and what your business can do. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words.

I’m in! What next?
To add a gallery to your site, go to the “Widgets” tab under the “Popular” section to drag and drop the Picture Gallery widget to the location of your choice. You can then begin uploading all photos for your gallery.

Once you’ve uploaded the images of your choice, click the “Edit” button on the Picture Gallery widget. From here you can select the style of your gallery, order of pictures and add any captions you’d like to add.

From there, click the “Preview” button and decide whether your gallery is how you envisioned it, keeping in mind the time it takes to load each image. If it’s not quite ready for it’s live debut, continue editing to your heart’s content – once it’s ready, click the “Save” button, and you have yourself a gallery!

Yola Photo Gallery

As you can see, adding a gallery to your site is a easy way to give your visitors a feel for who you are, and what your business stands for. Check back for more 5 Minute Fixes to give your site the boost it needs!