Envira Gallery Documentation

Documentation, Reference Materials and Tutorials for Envira Gallery

Using External Links in Envira Gallery

Would you like your Envira gallery images to link to external pages, posts or custom URLs? With Envira, it’s very easy. This tutorial will walk you through the steps on how to add external links to your gallery images.


  • WordPress 4.4+
  • Envira Gallery 1.8.0+

First 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.

Next, you’ll need to edit your gallery images to add your links. Click the blue pencil icon on the first gallery image.

edit your gallery image

A window called Edit Metadata will open for you to edit your image metadata.

When the Edit Metadata window opens, in the URL field, enter your URL.

Next, click Save Metadata on the image to save the changes.

add your image url

You can use the right and left arrows in the top right corner of the screen to navigate through all your gallery images repeating these steps.

You can click the X button to close the Edit Metadata window.

Next, go to the Lightbox tab and make sure the Enable Lightbox? is unchecked for the gallery.  Then check the  Enable Links?

Enable the external links for your gallery on the lightbox tab

You’re final step is to repeat Step 3 but on the Mobile tab.

Enable the external links for your gallery on the mobile tab

Click Publish or Update on the gallery and you’re all set!

Would like to learn how to have a lightbox image and a link in your lightbox? Check out our tutorial on How to Add a Link into the Lightbox.


A: Unfortunately no. Images that link to other pages can’t be in the same gallery as images that link to the lightbox.


A: Check the Lightbox tab and the Mobile tab. Confirm that you have the Enable Lightbox? option unchecked and the Enable Links? option checked.