Creating a background gallery

Running Time: 01m 22s

 

This video demonstrates how to create and apply a background gallery to a part of your page.

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About this video

This video assumes you are already logged into the Sketchanet editor. If you don't know how to do this, you can find out how here

 

A powerful feature within Sketchanet is to add a gallery as a background, in much the same way as you might add a background image. You can have any regular content content sitting in front of this background gallery. If used well, this can create a striking opener to your website and can convey a lot of information in a sweep of the eye.

 

NB: a gallery doesn't have to be a slideshow. For example by selecting a gallery setting that starts with a random image, and has no autoplay or other controls, it behaves instead like a random background image. This can be a very useful way of keeping your page fresh.

 

Setting up a background gallery is similar to creating a background image.

 

To apply a background gallery setting to a section, select that section, and then choose the Section Graphics tab from the right hand settings panel. To apply a background image to a gallery, select that cell, and then choose the Cell Graphics tab. 

 

The option to select a Background Gallery setting or to create a new one appears at the bottom.  You can give the setting a name, select an existing gallery or create a new one and apply a gallery setting using this dialogue box.