Wix Pro Gallery: Adding a Link to a Gallery Item

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You can set any of your gallery items (images, videos or text) to open a link when clicked. The link can take your visitor to an external website, a different page on your site or even a light box.
First, add a link to the gallery item. Then you can choose to set your gallery items to open a link when clicked. You can also adjust the link's title if you wish.
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Allow your visitors to navigate with ease to a different location from your gallery with a single click. Once visitors click the gallery item the link opens directly. The link opens in the same tab if linked to a page/ element within your site, or a new tab for an external link.

To set a gallery item to open a link when clicked:

  1. Click the Wix Pro Gallery in your editor.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click the Settings tab.
  4. Click the When clicking on an item drop-down menu and select A link opens.
Screenshot showing the When clicking on an item drop-down and A link opens is selected.

Adding a link to a gallery item allows your visitors to navigate to a different location within your site such as a page or lightbox, or to a location outside your website, directly from your gallery with ease.

To add a link to a gallery item:

  1. Click the Wix Pro Gallery in your editor.
  2. Click Manage Media.
  3. Click the gallery item you want to add a link to.
  4. Click the Link field on the right.
  5. Select the link type and fill in the relevant information.
  6. Edit the text in the Add a link field.
  7. Click Done.
  8. Click Done to close the Organize Your Gallery window.
Screenshot of What do you want to link to popup with the Link field highlighted.
If you set your gallery item to open in Expand Mode, this link appears in the Expand Mode of a gallery item just below the item's title and/or description.
Linking to a page or web address?
You can choose to open the page or web address in a new browser window, or within the current window.

When adding a link to a gallery item, a title for this link is automatically generated, e.g., Go to Page, Scroll to Top of Page. This title appears in the Expand Mode of the gallery item. You can change the item's link title at any time.

To change the link's title:

  1. Click the Wix Pro Gallery in your editor.
  2. Click Manage Media.
  3. Click the relevant image.
  4. Enter the chosen text under Link Title on the right.
  5. Click Done.

There are a many link types you can add to a gallery item, including lightboxes, anchors, and external URLS. With these link types, you can direct your site visitors to whatever content you'd like.
Click an option below to learn more about the link types:
Screenshot of What do you want to link to? popup showing all available link types.

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