Editor X: Pro Gallery Best Practices

Pro Gallery lets you display videos, images and text, all in one beautiful multimedia gallery. Read the guidelines in this article to make the most out of Pro Gallery in Editor X – discover the different ways you can customize your gallery and make it look great in any screen size. 

Finding the settings you need

There are two main areas where you can adjust different gallery settings: 
  • The Pro Gallery settings panel
  • The Inspector panel

The Settings panel

The Settings panel lets you adjust your gallery's design and functionality. You can choose a layout that suits your images, decide what happens when clicking on an item, add animations and much more. 
A screenshot of the Pro Gallery Settings panel in Editor X.

The Inspector panel

From the Inspector panel, you can adjust your gallery's size, position and behavior across breakpoints. These settings can help to ensure your gallery is responsive and looks great in every screen size. 
A screenshot of the Layout editing options for Pro Gallery, available in the Inspector panel

There are many different ways to ensure your gallery is responsive to all screen sizes. Read below to choose the best method for your design needs.

Check the gallery's size, docking and margins

You can show the same gallery layout on all screen sizes. We recommend using a fluid measurement (e.g. %, vh, vw) to set the size of your Pro gallery, so it resizes automatically and in relation to your visitor's screen. 
Tip:
It is not possible to adjust your gallery's height when:
  • Your gallery is set to scroll vertically. 
  • Your gallery is horizontal with a fixed ratio.

You can change these settings from the Layout tab in the gallery's Settings panel. 
A screenshot of the size section of the Inspector panel, showing how to set fluid sizing for your Pro Gallery
Still in the Inspector panel, check the docking and margins of your gallery on every breakpoint. If these settings don't fit a smaller screen, your gallery might only appear partially or not at all. You can make these settings relative to the screen using fluid measurements (e.g. %). 
A screenshot of the Docking area of the Inspector panel where you can check docking and margins
You can stretch a gallery across a section so it automatically adjusts to different screen sizes. This means you don't have to worry about sizing, docking and margins. 
A screenshot of the stretch icon on a Pro Gallery in Editor X

Use different layouts

Pro Gallery offers many different layouts - some are more minimal and others suit larger screens better. You can choose a layout for each of your breakpoints so the gallery always fits your visitor's screen.
A screenshot of the Layout tab in the Pro Gallery settings, where you can choose a different look

Troubleshooting gap and spacing issues

If you find that there is too much space above, below or between gallery images, try the steps below.

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