In this tutorial, I will show you how to create and edit categories in Coppermine Photo Gallery. I will start by showing you how to create new categories. Then I will show you how to edit the categories you have created. Before we begin, you will need to login to the admin panel of Coppermine Photo Gallery. From there we will create categories and edit them.
How to Create Categories in Coppermine Photo Gallery
Let’s begin with creating the categories for Coppermine Photo Gallery. At the top of your admin page, you will see the Categories button. Click that button to begin. On the next page, you will see the fields that will need to be filled in to create the new category. You will need to enter the Category Name and the Category Description. Then you will need to click the Create Category button. The page will reload and you will see the new category you just created. You can create the rest of your categories on this page too.
How to Edit Categories in Coppermine Photo Gallery
Now that you have created your categories, I will show you how to edit the categories. To edit your categories, you will need to be on the Categories page. If you have navigated away from the page, click the Categories button to return.
At the top of the category page, you will see the categories you have created. You can delete the categories, move them up and down, and edit the title and description. To edit a category, you will need to click the E icon next to the category you want to edit. When the editing page loads, you can edit the category and then click the Update button. To delete a category, you will need to click the X icon next to the category you want to delete. To move categories, you will need to click the arrow button beside the category you want to move. You click the up arrow button to move the category up and the down arrow button to move the category down.
You can also sort your categories alphabetically. If you want to sort them this way, you will need to tick the field beside the Sort Categories Alphabetically option. This option is located below your list of categories. Tick Yes to sort them that way.
Creating Sub-categories in Coppermine Photo Gallery
You can also create sub-categories for the photo gallery. To do this, you will need to create a new category as you normally would. When you select the Parent Category, you will need to drop the box down and select the category you want the sub-category to be placed under. Then finish creating your sub-category.