Artbiz receives the odd request asking if there is a way to put a red dot in the description of their images. Unfortunately NextGen Gallery doesn’t have that option and you’ll hard pressed to find a WordPress gallery plugin that does. By the way, the red dot tells people who the work is sold. • … Continue reading How to Add a Red Dot to Sold Art in WordPress
After writing the post “You Don’t Need a Home Page Per Sa”, which basically says that with WordPress, you can set any page to be the landing page of your site; I have been wondering why we need a specific page called HOME or WELCOME at all. By the way, more often than not, there isn’t … Continue reading A New Kind of Home Portfolio Page
There’s no denying that re-sizing, re-naming, optimizing and filling in the file info, also know as metadata, is a time consuming process. So why add image Meta Data? It is worth the time; this is why…
The first thing you have to do in preparation to add content to your site is to optimize your images. Optimizing is a term used to indicate a change to a photo or a graphic, to reduce it in both visual size and file size, for use in other programs.
Since the art world is moving more and more toward website submissions it is very important – no it is paramount – that your images are high quality. That does not mean that they are large file size and 300dpi. That would take forever to load and your visitors will leave your site before the image finally gets there.