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How to Arrange Photos in WordPress Columns and Rows

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Would you want the your WordPress photos sorted in columns and rows?

WordPress by default arranges images in a vertical column on top of one another. However, if you’re adding several photographs to a blog article, it won’t appear as nice and your readers will have to scroll a lot. We’ll teach you how to quickly display WordPress photos in columns and rows in this article.

Why Do You Need Photos in Columns and Rows in WordPress?

When you upload several photos to a WordPress post by default, they will appear next to or on top of each other.

This isn’t very appealing, and your users will have to scroll a long way to see several photographs and photos.

Using a grid-based structure, you can easily overcome this problem by presenting photos in rows and columns. This will result in a more compact picture arrangement and a better user experience on your website.

Now that is out of the way, now let us look at how to exhibit WordPress pictures in columns and rows.

Without Plugins, Display Photos in Columns and Rows

This method does not necessitate the installation of any additional plugins on your website. If you don’t post many photographs frequently, this should suffice.

To initiate, develop a new post or update an existing one where the your images will appear. To open the WordPress media uploader, click the ‘Add Media’ button on the post edit screen.

Then, in rows and columns, upload all of the photographs you want to show. Your photographs will appear in the media library after they have been uploaded.

The photographs you just submitted will be picked automatically. If you wish to incorporate any previously uploaded photographs, simply click on them in the media library to pick them.

Then, from the left column, click on the ‘Create Gallery’ link, and then on the ‘Create a new gallery’ button.

The selections for gallery settings will now shown in the box that appears.

You can choose the number of columns, the URLs to which each image should link, the image size to display, and the display order to be random.

Then click the insert gallery option, and WordPress will automatically insert the gallery into your blog post.

You may alter the number of columns or other variables by just clicking on the photos in the post editor.

WordPress will choose your gallery, and you can then adjust its settings by clicking the pencil button.

That’s it; you may either keep writing or save your modifications. You may now preview the post to see how your photographs are organised in rows and columns.

For the most part, this strategy will work for beginners. However, if you have a photography blog or often upload images on your website, this strategy falls short in a few critical areas.

For example, the display of graphics is defined by your Website template, and you are bound to that layout and style.

Users will have to load your photos as a new page and then use the back button to return to the old page because they will not open in a lightbox popup.

Try the plugin method for a more professional and appealing user experience.