Incorporating Images into your Website

Incorporating images into your website is a way to promote your business or an individual. Many websites include images of their business location, profiles of individuals, or works of art that give visual representation to textual explanation of your practice or credentials.  GreenThumbWebsites offers a number of options when it comes to displaying images, be it photography, drawing, painting or other artwork. In conjunction with the WordPress platform you can include a static image (one that does not change or rotate) or dynamic images (one that rotates through the use of flash or another player) through our use of plugins and widget. Here are a few or the hundreds of options available to add images to any page or press post:

Plugins and Widgets

Galleries

  • NextGEN Gallery: A fully integrated Image Gallery plugin for WordPress with a slideshow option. Create albums for your images and display them as gallery sets or rotating images
  • Gallery Widget: A widget that shows the latest/random images of the WordPress media library

Flickr

  • Flickrpress: A widget/shortcode function to display items from Flickr in the sidebar or within pages and posts
  • Widget Flickr Gallery: A widget that displays your latest or favories Flickr photos
  • Flickr Photo Album: A plugin that allows you to pull in your Flickr photosets and display them as albums on your site

Google Picasa

  • Picasa Widget: This widget allows you to show pictures from your Google Picasa account in your site’s sidebar
  • WP-Picasa: This plugin enables the display of picasa albums/gallery on posts or pages
  • Picasa for WordPress: A plugin that will let you add slideshow widget(s) of Picasa albums from the given RSS

Applications

Simpleviewer

A customizable image viewing application that allows you to create albums and galleries for your images. Lightweight and easy to use, it features smart preloading, a resizable interface, thumbnail menu and optional description text. View the demo:

Autoviewer-Pro

A customizable Flash image gallery. AutoViewer is designed to display a linear sequence of images and captions. View the demo:

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