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Squidoo Photo Gallery Module Explained

Updated on November 6, 2012

Squidoo Photo Gallery Help

Here we have another example of how well Squidoo looks after us. The Photo Gallery Module came, just in time.

I have been building Squidoo lenses for four years now and have been impressed with the way the SquidTeam has always been one step ahead of us, in providing the necessary tools to get a job done.

The problem I was having for a number of my lenses was ... "Many, many photographs, how do I add more of them to my lens?"

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I hope that this lens will help simplify your Photo Gallery experience and make it a good one.

If you have many photographs that you want to include in your lens, the Photo Gallery Module is really an excellent tool for you to learn how to use.

Thank you Squidoo, for providing this fine module. It is not without it's own little quirks, however. I hope that this lens will help you to avoid the same mistakes that I made when first I used it.

When and Why to Use Photo Gallery Module - Introduction

Where would you find SquidArt? ... in a Squidoo Gallery of course ... our Squid proudly reflects on the new gallery.

Steve Thompson very generously created and contributed the graphics for this fine looking Squid. More of Steve's cute and imaginative Squidart can be found at Squidart and Squidarttoo. Pay him a visit there. I promise, you won't be disappointed!

When and why would I use the Photo Gallery Module?

You have only a smattering of "information" on a certain subject ...

But, you have 100 pictures you'd like to share with us.

ENTER - stage right . . .

PHOTO GALLERY MODULE

You will find this beautiful addition to our Squidoo tools in the "ADD MODULES" section at the top of your screen.

*Use same size photos in your Photo Gallery or your lens will get the St. Vitas Dance.

St. Vitas Dance .. What do I mean?

If photos vary in height the lens will expand and contract with a jumping motion to accommodate the size difference during a slide show.

I strongly suggest that you use photos of the same dimension (pixels) in each module. If you use more than one Photo Gallery in your lens and if even one gallery has a photo with a mismatched photo, the dance will show up shortly. So, be careful!

Now, you have a choice to make .. to rotate or not to rotate .. frequency from 5 seconds each up to 25 seconds ..

It is now time to add your photos from your favorite picture site (your own preferably). Then hit "SAVE." If the photos are not precisely the same size, here is where you can see it (the photos will be all lined up together) Compare them and choose different photos so as to have them the same size.

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

~ You need to "PUBLISH" the lens to see the photos rotate.

~ I think it's a good idea to let your readers know that they'll need to click on the rest of the pictures to enlarge them.

IT IS QUITE MAGNIFICENT!

Thank you again Squidoo for providing this much needed tool!!!

To see how the photo gallery should look and act please see the Gallery below. The photos have been generously provided by Will Borden Will Borden.com

Photo Hosting Websites

Flickr .. Photobucket .. etc.

This is one way we used to display photos (and still do to some degree). It is now much easier to display our own photos with the Photo Gallery. Think of it:

~ No new Account to open

~ No new program to learn

Not that Flickr/Photobucket,etc. don't offer some wonderful benefits to lensmasters, for example, Video Hosting. However, I found when going into these photo hosting websites that it is very easy to get side-tracked, looking at everything there instead of getting to the job at hand. Which, of course, is exactly what they are hoping you will do.

Another annoyance with Flickr and other hosting websites: In the search I typed in "Flowers of Italy" - a message popped up "No matching pictures for the tag." When I typed in just "Flowers," up popped everything and anything besides flowers. All very lovely, but not what I needed.

MY CONCLUSION

It is more time effective finding my own photos/pictures and using the Photo Gallery that Squidoo has provided than using another image hosting website.

Rose Photos using Squidoo Photo Module - Photos donated by Will Borden

Click thumbnail to view full-size

NUTS & BOLTS - PHOTO GALLERY MODULE

So you want to put a Photo Gallery on your lens do you? Well I will try to help you do just that.

But First:

Uploading from your digital camera? Your pictures will always be too large for the module. It is important that you have all of your photos resized to 640 pixels (widest dimensions) or under 1 MB total size in order to fit the module.

Step by Step Instructions

DON'T GET LOST IN THE TALL GRASS

1. Click ADD MODULES at the top of your Workshop page.

2. Click Photo Gallery in the A - Z List.

3. On the righthand side you will see You have added + 1 Photo Gallery.

4. Click DONE ADDING! (This will flip you back to your Workshop page.)

5. Scroll to the very bottom of your page where you'll find your "New Photo Gallery."

6. Click EDIT

7. Name your Module and give it a subtitle if you choose.

8. In the small box choose one of the following:

~~~~~~Do not rotate (Good one to choose for odd sized photos.)

~~~~~~5 seconds (This is the one that I like.)

~~~~~~10 seconds

~~~~~~15 seconds

~~~~~~20 seconds

~~~~~~25 seconds

If you have photos of varying sizes I suggest that you choose: Do not rotate.

If you have same-size photos choose: 5 - 25 seconds depending on how fast you want the pictures to rotate.

9. Now it's time to add your photos. Click Add Photos (A screen pops up for you to do just that.)

10. Click on BROWSE. This will take you to where you have stored pictures on your computer. (I feel that it is always best if you can use your own pictures or .. pictures you have received permission to use.)

11. When you see the picture you want to use, right click on it and a screen will pop up. Click OPEN. (Now you should see your BROWSE screen with your selection added. (Keep repeating instructions for #9, 10 & 11 until you have the number of photos you want added to your gallery. Maximum 10) You can always come back later to add more if you don't have 10 to add now.

12. Click Upload and a nice screen pops up to show the pictures you have selected.

13. Click Close or Add More Photos

14. Supposing you have clicked Close you will now see the photos/pictures in the original page (your Workshop) you started with. Here you can give your picture a description. It's important to trim your descriptions to one line. Even if you resize all the photos so that they are the same height, if the description for one photo takes 1 line on the screen and another takes 2 lines, you will still get jumping.

15. To sort your photos click Sort Photos. You will be able to "Grab & Move" them up or down as you choose.

16. When you are all finished click SAVE.

And, that is all there is to it! Easy Breezy!

Practice makes perfect!

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I'll be adding Seth Godin's books here as he publishes more..

Pictures, pictures, pictures - I'm taking a poll.

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Do you have more than enough pictures for your lens but don't know what to do with all of them? Why not use the Photo Gallery Module provided for you by the SquidTeam?

Have you ever used the Photo Gallery Module?

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      dawnsnewbeginning 4 years ago

      Thank you for explaining this module.

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      myspace9 4 years ago

      Good morning my Canadian online friend and thanks for this wonderful information. I never knew this module before, otherwise I would have used it. so thanks again to teach about this tool.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Great helpful information. It annoys me too when you request a picture on a subject and there are hundreds that are not related at all.

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      Laraine Sims 4 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @bbsoulful2: Thank you. I have added this!

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      bbsoulful2 4 years ago

      Don't forget to remind folks to resize their photos to 640 pixels (widest dimension), or under 1 MB total size, in order to "fit" the module. I forget this every time. Uploaded from your digital camera, they will always be too big. Blessed by a Giant Squid!

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      Laraine Sims 4 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @favored: Squidoo Comment Notification forYes, ability to add links would improve it immensely! I tend to have a lot of pictures in my lenses so this module is really great for me.

      Thanks for visiting.

      LaraineRose

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      Fay Favored 4 years ago from USA

      I love using this module. Wish you could put links in it though. One thing at a time right.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Works great. Thanks for the valuable tips.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @kimadagem: Squidoo Comment Notification forHi kimadagem,

      I just used it yesterday and it was working well. It never did sort well so I always make sure that I sort my photos before I put them in.

      Maybe it is a good thing that you did report it .. maybe HQ will have a look at it and fix that.

      Thanks for writing.

      Wishing you well,

      LaraineRose

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      kimadagem 5 years ago

      I'm currently having a lot of trouble with this module - photos that don't get added, sorting that doesn't "take," etc. - I've reported it to Squidoo and hope they get it fixed soon.

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      Gloria Freeman 5 years ago from Alabama USA

      Hi I never used the Photo Module before, glade to get more info on it. Thanks for explaining how to use it. Blessed by Squid Angel flinnie and added to my lens..Squid Angel flinnie.

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      RuralFloridaLiving 5 years ago

      I loved this lens. Thanks for sharing your knowledge. Very informative.

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      siobhanryan 5 years ago

      Brillant lens and well explained

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      Sher Ritchie 5 years ago

      Thankyou! Your lens is great, thanks for explaining how to use the Photo Gallery module - I feel much more confident now in using this feature. (And thankyou to the Little Blue Bear - above- sharing his roses with me- that's made my day!). Thanks for sharing.

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      RuralFloridaLiving 5 years ago

      Very informative - thanks for sharing all this great information! Your product selections are very good too!

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      Jazroockfree 5 years ago

      Great lens!thanks for information the photo Gallery.I like this

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @julieannbrady: Thank you for visiting here, Julie. I'll be visiting your lenses soon.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @KidsToyTeaSets LM: You are welcome! I'll be visiting you soon!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @anonymous: Thank you, dear Tipi!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @TheDeeperWell: You are welcome. You have some beautiful lenses and definitely have mastered the photo gallery now.

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      SquidooPower 5 years ago

      Very, very good walk through of a powerful tool for us squidoo users.

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      julieannbrady 5 years ago

      The Photo Gallery is such a lovely module ... I love how it presents photos in a lovely mosaic of 1 by 5 or 2 by 5. An important thing to remember is to size your pictures to the same aspect for each Photo Gallery.

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      KidsToyTeaSets LM 5 years ago

      Thanks for such a useful and helpful lens. I hadn't even heard of this module before and it sounds great. I'll have to give it a try. AND I'm looking forward to reading some of your other tips lens. Thanks for all the great help!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I was here in 2009 and not an angel at the time but remember appreciating your work and it is now my pleasure to scatter a bit of angel dust!

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      TheDeeperWell 5 years ago

      Thank you so much for alerting me about the jumping in my lens about artist Sulamith Wulfing. I had no idea that this was happening, and this lens has been up on squidoo for quite a while. This lens really helped me understand the photo gallery module. I am so grateful!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @smsr0100451: I'll be visiting to see your drawings. Thanks for your visit.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @sukkran trichy: Thank you! I appreciate the squidlike and blessing. I hope that you can make use of this module. It's a beauty!

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      smsr0100451 5 years ago

      Thanks a lot for this useful lens. I have many drawings and I'll use them.

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      sukkran trichy 5 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      very useful information here. thanks for sharing

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Rangoon House: Thank you for the visit and the blessing you left for this lens. I appreciate it!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @siobhanryan: Thank you! I really enjoy using this module and hope that this lens will help others to be able to use it also. I appreciate your visit and your comment!

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      AJ 5 years ago from Australia

      Thank you Laraine - I do use the photo gallery, but it is always helpful to read another tutorial to pick up any little tweaks. Blessings.

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      siobhanryan 5 years ago

      Brillant lens with brillant concise tips

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @simpsonia: I'm happy you found it helpful! Let me know if you need help with it.

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      simpsonia 5 years ago

      A very helpful lens. Thank you!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @PennyHowe: I wish you the all the best and hope that you get it working for you. I'll stop by and see how you are doing.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @MarcellaCarlton: A very useful module! It sure comes in handy if you have a lot of photos you want to show us.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @jethrosas: I'm happy that I could help you. Thank you for visiting!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Protasker: It's a while since I used it. I'll have to check that out and get back to you about it .

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      PennyHowe 5 years ago

      Thanks for the info. I am working on it and will let you know how it goes. I have my own photos, but need to resize them so they are the same. I also noticed the tip about keeping the descriptions the same amount of lines for each. Happy Easter.

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      MarcellaCarlton 5 years ago

      Yea. It has explained the usage . I never knew that i could that with it.

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      Jethro 5 years ago from Philippines

      I enjoyed reading and educating myself through reading this useful lens. Keep it up! :)

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Protasker: I'm happy that you were able to follow the instructions. It sounds like you figured it all out.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Elyn MacInnis: No way to use bold, my friend.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @DuncanBoud: Great. I'll be here if you need any help.

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      Barbara 5 years ago from USA

      Thank you for trying to help me Laraine it's greatly appreciated, really. It doesn't explain the subtitles and linking to photos. Is this not "doable" here? I've seen other lenses that have pictures and subtitles with buy now buttons. The only way I have found to do this so it works is to set up all the links to the dresses (photo gallery pics) at the bottom of a text lens, placed above the photo gallery. I did find a lens with HTML, but I can't get that to work right. You have great information here! Thanks Again! Angel Blessed.

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      Elyn MacInnis 5 years ago from Shanghai, China

      I am trying to figure out if I can use bold as an option in the photo gallery. Thank you for this page!

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      DuncanBoud 5 years ago

      Thank you, that was a great help! I'm going to give it a try on my next lens.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Ladyeaglefeather: Thank you. I will be coming to visit with you soon.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @paperfacets: Thank you. I am very happy that this lens helped you.

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      Ladyeaglefeather 5 years ago

      Thank-you, very helpful.

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      Sherry Venegas 5 years ago from La Verne, CA

      The last time I used this module it would not upload more than one photo at a time. Reported it and that was Hq's suggestion. I use the photo module a lot. Very good tutorial.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @ReviewsfromSandy: I'm so happy that you visited. I appreciate your squidlike.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @anonymous: I'm happy that you found this lens helpful. I agree.

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      Sandy Mertens 5 years ago from Wisconsin

      This is very helpful. Learned something new.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I love this module. I use it with my own photos and do get frustrated with size differences but am working on that. I'm finding in my feedback that most people prefer you not have them automatically rotate, especially if you have captions. A very helpful lens. Thanks.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Kailua-KonaGirl: Thank you for the blessing! I am happy that I was able to help you use this wonderful module.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @rob-hemphill: It is a great way to organize your pictures. I use it often. Thank you for visiting, I'll be dropping by soon.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @SayGuddaycom: Steve Thompson did a great job of that! I agree it's cute. Thank you for the visit.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Herman IV: Super! So happy it was of help to you.

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      June Parker 5 years ago from New York

      It took me a long time to figure out why the Photo Gallery was making my lens jump around. This lens will be so helpful to new lensmasters so that they don't have to flunk the basic intelligence test like I did! LOL! It will sure save them a lot of headache. *Squid Angel Blessed* and added to My Squid Angel Blessings 2012 to the "Squidoo Community » Lensmaking Tips " neighborhood.

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      Rob Hemphill 5 years ago from Ireland

      I am so surprised to find that I've never used this module yet, but must look into it.

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      SayGuddaycom 5 years ago

      It took me a while to finish reading this lens because I couldn't stop laughing at the Squidoo looking at himself (herself?) in the mirror. Great lens.

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      Herman IV 5 years ago

      This is great! I've been wondering how to add multiple photos to my lens and this gave me great directions to updating my lens. Thank you.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Steph Tietjen: Thank you for the return visit. I am happy I could help out.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @anonymous: Thank you for visiting me here. I appreciate your support.

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      Stephanie Tietjen 5 years ago from Albuquerque, New Mexico

      You really are an angel. I've tweaked my galleries and they're running smoothly now. Thank you so much!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I love this wonderfully helpful lens.. dear sweet lady. You're so kind for helping us and new lensmasters to figure out the easy for spicing its lens. Tweeted to all my fans. 5 gorgeous and love stars for you. Have wonderful times.. always.. dearest Laraine Rose :)

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @MissionBoundCre: So happy if it helps you.

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      MissionBoundCre 5 years ago

      I need this! Thanks Laraine.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @CherylK: Thank you for featuring this lens on you Squidoo Reference Lens. I hope that it will help other lensmasters.

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      Cheryl Kohan 5 years ago from Minnesota

      This is a really helpful lens and I've added it to my lens on my favorite Squidoo Reference Lenses! Thank you for sharing this.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Johanna Eisler: I am so happy that it has helped you. I appreciate your comments.

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      Johanna Eisler 5 years ago

      Thank you, thank you, thank you! I had trouble figuring this out in the past, so I know this will be a tremendous help to others as well. You're the greatest!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @DanCooper: If you have any problems. Give me a shout.

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      DanCooper 5 years ago

      Very helpful lens for us newbies. The step by step makes it very easy. Can't wait to try this module.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @JenniferAkers LM: Hiya Jennifer. Thank you for the thumbs up and also for the great support that you gave me while I was just a little squid. Well, I'm still a little squirt but ... thank you. I'll never forget you.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @goo2eyes lm: I hope that this helps you when you need to use it. Thank you for checking in to it here.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @anonymous: I hope that this will help you when you do.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @anonymous: I'm happy that this lens has proved helpful to you. Squidoo gets easier as the days go by. Such a wonderful outlet for all of us! Stick with it, you are doing great!

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      JenniferAkers LM 5 years ago

      Not only great advice but love the step-by-step instructions on how to use the Squidoo Photo Gallery module! Thanks for sharing this!

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      goo2eyes lm 5 years ago

      great tips especially for newbies like me. i still consider myself as newbie since i've been here only for 8 mos.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Thanks for the tips on using Photo Gallery module, I haven't tried it so far.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @anonymous: I'm so happy that I was able to help. I'm not an expert but have been around for a while and was also helped so am just trying to pass it on. Thank you for helping your friend .. I'd like to see what she writes.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @julieannbrady: It would be nice if that provision was made. I have managed to do this on a few of my lenses but it is a chore. Thank you for your kind comments. I always appreciate your support.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I did what you said and now the page isn't jumping all over the place, I think that it is nice that everybody is so helpful a nice Squidoo community, if it was up to me I would give everybody an award. I came across Squidoo by accident and now I have a friend that is looking at joining up I told her to have a look at everyone's lenses, so many interesting things

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      julieannbrady 5 years ago

      You know, I do love the Photo Gallery module that Squidoo has provided in its module portfolio ... sometimes I don't have 5 or 10 photos to spotlight and wished that we could present say 4 and have them scale to fit the column ... you know? Nice job on the presentation ... you definitely capture your reader's interest and hold them until the end!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Thank you for your nice comments, Well I did wonder why my lens was jumping all over the place now I know and will have to go back and fix it and I thank you for pointing this out to me, I'm not quite sure how I should do it now as if I keep the photo gallery at a stand still it doesn't look as effective and if I go and crop them so that they are all the same size they won't look and good, anybody else that wants to help me I am all ears, and thanks for the tips, does anybody write tips on how to use Squidoo better I would love to RSS it, I get the Daily Lens Ideas and I have read the help and tips but their is still a lot I need to learn.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @BeyondRoses: I'm so pleased that this lens has helped you. I'll be back soon to look at your lens again.

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      BeyondRoses 5 years ago

      I have never used the photo gallery module before as I wasn't sure exactly how it worked. You explained it well. So that explains why some pages "jump" ... Love the roses!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @Bercton1: Thank you for having a look at my lens and liking it. I appreciate it. Now, I'm coming to have a look at your lenses.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @MariaMontgomery: You'll make it!

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      Bercton1 5 years ago

      Very informative and creative lens! Thanks for sharing!

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      MariaMontgomery 6 years ago from Central Florida, USA

      Thanks for the helpful info. I'm learning fast, but still have a lot to learn.

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      Laraine Sims 6 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @efriedman: Thank you for featuring this lens on your lenses. I will be right over to have a look.

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      efriedman 6 years ago

      Excellent tips on using the photo gallery module. Also great additional tip from Poddys - thanks. I will feature this lens on my Five Photos Visual Thinking and on Five Photos Night Moon lenses.

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      Laraine Sims 6 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @TonyPayne: Thank you for this information. I will mention this in the instructions. Thank you for the blessing also.

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      Laraine Sims 6 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      @aesta1: I'm sure you will learn. Squidoo has given us wonderful modules to use.

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      Tony Payne 6 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Great tips, and I also found something else... Even if you resize all the photos so they are the same height, the screen will still jump if you add descriptions that are not the same height. In other words, if the description for one photo takes 1 line on the screen and another takes 2 lines, you will still get jumping, so it's important to trim your descriptions to one line. Excellent lens, and if you visit my Deer Creek Walk lens you will see exactly why the Photo Gallery Module is useful, because it wasn't around when I created that lens. Great job, blessed.

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      Mary Norton 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Hi Laraine. Thank you for these tips. I agree with you that using your own pictures is the best choice. I just have to learn to place them properly.