Envira Gallery Documentation

Documentation, Reference Materials and Tutorials for Envira Gallery

How to Preview Envira Galleries

Ever wonder how to preview galleries when using Envira? Envira Gallery makes it easy to preview all of your galleries and albums. This tutorial will walk you through what you need to know to preview your Envira galleries!


  • WordPress 4.4+
  • Envira Gallery 1.5.2+

First, you’ll need to configure the Standalone feature by navigating to the WordPress Admin » Envira » Settings page and selecting the Standalone tab.

In the Standalone view you can enable or disable the Standalone feature by toggling the first option.

Enable or Disable the Envira Standalone setting to preview Envira galleries

Next, you’ll need to either create a new gallery or edit an existing gallery. If you need any help creating your first gallery, please review our documentation here.

Your final step is to click the Preview Changes button. When you do this, WordPress will open the preview in a new browser tab.

Click the Preview Changes button to preview your Envira gallery

When viewing your galleries or albums in this way, Envira will use your theme’s single.php template in order to display the gallery unless other specified on the Standalone tab. For further information on the templates, check out our article on How to Use the Standalone Feature in Envira Gallery.

That’s it, you’ve successfully previewed the changes to your Envira gallery! Next, you can read more about how to bulk edit your gallery images.


A: Absolutely! With Envira Albums, enabling the Standalone feature is a requirement, but you’ll also have the same Preview Changes button when viewing your Envira Albums.