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Do you want to import your photos from Dropbox to WordPress galleries? Often photographers use Dropbox to store their images in the cloud. However downloading the photos and then uploading to WordPress media library can take hours. In this article, we will share how to import your images from Dropbox to WordPress gallery in just a few clicks.
By default, WordPress media library does not allow you to import your photos from Dropbox to WordPress image gallery. However, we at Envira Gallery added this important feature because many of our readers requested it.
You can easily import your Dropbox photos to image galleries in WordPress using the Envira Gallery plugin.
Dropbox to WordPress Gallery
First thing you need to do is install and activate the Envira Gallery WordPress plugin.
After activating the plugin, you will need to install Envira’s Dropbox Importer Addon that will allow you to import your dropbox photos to image galleries in WordPress.
You can simply go to Envira Gallery » Settings. Next, click on the Addons tab to install and activate the Dropbox Importer Addon.
Upon activating the addon, you can find a new Dropbox tab in the Settings screen. Go to this tab and click on the Get Code button.
You will see a Dropbox screen for authentication. Click on the Allow button to authenticate Envira Gallery with your Dropbox account.
You will get the code which you need to copy for the next step.
Go to Envira Gallery » Settings » Dropbox and paste the code. Once done, click on the Save Settings button.
Importing Dropbox Photos to Image Galleries
After this process, you can go ahead and edit your image gallery where you want to add the photos from your Dropbox account.
You need to hit the Click Here to Insert from Other Image Sources button.
A popup will appear where you have to select the Insert from Dropbox option.
It will show all your images and folders from Dropbox that you can use to create an image gallery in WordPress.
Once you select the images, you need to click the Insert into Gallery button.
That’s all. Make sure to press the Update button or Publish your gallery. After that you can visit your website to check your new image gallery.
We hope this article helped you import your Dropbox photos to WordPress image galleries. You may also want to check out our guide on how to create password protected image galleries in WordPress.
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