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Gallery3:Modules:about this album

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About this album

Adds a sidebar block of useful information about the album. It only displays for album pages.

Description

In Gallery 3 the definition of "metadata" that a theme can display, for example in an overlay, is limited. This is a different approach.
This module is designed so that you should only need one module in the sidebar to show all relevant information about the current album.

"About this album" displays the following fields:

Child albums (hidden if there are none)

Number of images
Views (on images therein, not on albums, which is different to the metadata overlay on the thumb)
Album description (hidden if blank)

Tags (of the photos in the album, not of the album itself; hidden if all the thumbs are of child albums)

"About this album" displays in a modified form on the root page and is titled "About this site"

If you want different or more fields, the module is easy to modify.
Discuss the module here

Screen shots

About this album image thumbs.png
Display for an album where all the thumbs are image thumbs
 
About this album album thumbs.png
Display for an album where some or all the thumbs are album thumbs
 
About this site.png
Display for the root page
 

Installation

This module may be downloaded from the Gallery modules here.

To install, extract the "about_this_album" folder from the zip file into your Gallery 3 modules folder.
Afterwards log into your Gallery web site as an administrator and activate the module in the Admin -> Modules menu.

Notes

Similar module: Gallery3:Modules:about_this_photo

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