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How to Add a Theme your WordPress Gallery by using Envira Gallery

by Kevin Gates on Sep 21, 2018

Do you want to add a stylish theme to your gallery? When it comes to quickly designing your WordPress gallery, Envira Gallery simplifies the process by letting you add a theme. By adding a theme to your WordPress gallery, you can have customized photo borders, captions, and more.

Envira Gallery makes it easy for you to customize and design your gallery by providing the Gallery Themes Addon, available for those with a Plus license or higher. In this walkthrough, we’re going to guide you in adding a theme to your WordPress Gallery.

To add a theme to an Envira Gallery, you’ll need to follow these four steps.

  • Step 1. Download Envira Gallery
  • Step 2. Install and Activate the Themes Addon
  • Step 3. Create a Gallery and Set the Theme
  • Step 4. View Your Design

Here’s a video walkthrough to give you a visual aid. If you don’t want to watch the video, then continue reading the steps below.

Step 1. Download Envira Gallery

The first step is incredibly easy: purchase and install Envira Gallery. The installation guide will help you through it. Once Envira is installed, you’ll need to make sure your license is verified. If you are just getting started, follow our guide on how to verify your license.

Step 2. Install and Activate the Themes Addon

Next, you need to install and activate the Gallery Themes Addon.

Envira – Gallery Themes Addon

Once the Gallery Themes Addon is activated, you’re ready to design your gallery.

Step 3. Create a Gallery and Set the Theme

If you’re creating your first gallery, follow this guide to get it set up! Already made one? Choose the gallery you’re wanting to edit and make sure you’re on the Config tab. Go to the Gallery Theme option and choose the theme that you like the most. Your default theme is the Base theme, but you can test out the other themes to see which best represents your style and brand.

Envira – List of Gallery Themes

After you select the theme you want, you can apply any tweaks you want if you add some Custom CSS.

Step 4. View Your Design

Now that you’ve created a gallery with your favorite theme, click Publish or Update to save your settings. Then use the shortcode to add your gallery to a post or page if you have not yet done so. Finally, check out your new gallery!

Envira – Example of the Sleek Theme

Great job! You just learned how to add a theme to your WordPress gallery by using Envira Gallery. If you have any other questions, don’t forget to also check out our great documentation. And here’s some other articles that will help you get used to your new gallery plugin!

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