Summary

Lightbox Gallery is a Moodle Resource Tool for displaying an image gallery in your Moodle Course.  Faculty and/or students can add images to the gallery depending on settings.

Using a Lightbox Gallery - Brief Overview

  1. Click on Lightbox Gallery link in course
  2. Click Add Images
  3. Click browse and use file picker to upload images
  4. After uploading image click the add images button in the lower left hand corner of the screen
  5. Edit images if needed by clicking “Turn on editing” button
  6. Return to gallery when done

 

Using a Lightbox Gallery - Step by Step

 

Step 1: Click on the lightbox link in your course - this was automatically created when you set up your lightbox gallery

 

Step 2: Click on the “Add images” button

 

Step 3: Click on “Choose a file” and use the file picker or use the drag and drop files box to upload your image/

 

Step 4: Once the file is attached click the “Add images” button


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Note: If you have a number of images you can place them in a zip archive (must be less than 50MB), upload the zipped file and it will automatically unzip and load the images into the gallery.

 

Step 5: Edit images (if needed) - Click on “Turn on editing” button in the upper right hand corner of the gallery

 

 

Step 6: Return to gallery by clicking “Back to gallery” button in the upper right hand corner of the screen

 

Step 7: To turn off editing click on the “Turn editing off” button

 

Note: If you need to make changes to the gallery settings you can click on the “Update this Lightbox Gallery” button in the upper right hand corner of the page