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Pages SuperGallery 1.0.0


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By default, Pages databases work best for articles. This template sets puts the Record Image field front and center. As a result, Pages categories can now be turned into beautiful & minimalistic galleries, where each record represents one image (with a title and description). All Pages functionalities like comments, ratings, reviews and custom fields are also available. 

The original idea was to create a template set for online art exhibitions, but the template set has a wide range of possible uses. Any kind of content centered around images can be improved by this plugin: How-to guides using images. A travel blog. A designer’s portfolio …  
This product is not meant to replace the Gallery app. It’s a way to create galleries as part of the editorial content on your website. 

The record display view has 3 possible layouts which can be applied automatically: portrait image, landscape image and “no image”. The latter creates a center column with content from the editor field, which can be used for an introduction, chapter dividers and so on. 

A bonus feature is limiting the number entries guests can view (starting from the first record in a category). This can be used to encourage guests to register. 


What’s required: 

  • The Pages application with access to Pages Databases

What’s included:

  • A category index template (with support for Pages Category Image)
  • A listing template
  • A record display template
  • A plugin with settings (see below)

Detailed feature description:

  • Global settings:
    • Item background: dark or IPS default box
    • Limit number of entries guests can see. Yes/No
    • Number of entries a guest can see
  • Listing settings:
    • Thumbnail fill type: contain or enlarge to fill
    • Use black&white effect
  • Display settings:
    • Image column aspect ratio: portrait only, landscape only, dynamic (based on the image)
    • Allow Lightbox Yes/No
    • Show creator on record view
    • Show creation time on record view
    • Use image effects (shadow/rounded corners)


  • The templates can be used for multiple Pages databases, but the plugin settings will apply to all databases at once. 
  • The ordering comes from the Pages database ordering settings, as with any Pages database. There is no drag-and-drop ordering of the images. For ordering, a stock field like record ID or title can be used or a custom ordering field can be created. However, the ordering field needs to contain unique values. Fields like “rating” or “views” cannot be used. 



Edited by opentype

What's New in Version 1.0.0   See changelog


Marked as compatible with Invision Community 4.7
No changes were made to the resource. 

Support via Support Topic
Support FAQ on my About Me page

Installation Instructions

  1. Install the Pages SuperGallery plugin through the IPS Marketplace. 
  2. Create a new Pages database with categories turned on. (See the IPS Guides section or my PAGES MASTER CLASS if you need help with that)
  3. In the Pages database settings, make sure the Record Image is turned on.
  4. Raise the thumbnail size from the original 200x200. I would recommend something like 600x600. 
  5. In the database settings under language, change the terms from “article” to “image”
  6. Still in the database settings, apply the SuperGallery templates:
    • Category Template Group → Supergallery Categories
    • Listing Template Group → Supergallery Listing
    • Display Template Group → Supergallery Record
  7. Start to add records to your pages database on the front end or in the ACP
  8. Adjust the display settings by going to System → Site Features → Plugins → Pages SuperGallery → Edit (Pencil Icon)

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