Upload

Upload startview Above is the start view when selecting configuration

There are three tabs to choose

  • (1) Single images
  • (2) Upload from Zip file (PC)
  • (3) Upload from folder (server)

Single images

On "Upload single images" a form opens where the properties of a image to be uploaded can be edited. This includes the origin of the image as properties like name, assigned gallery and more.

More images can be added in that form.

Single images

(1) Jumps to single images upload view

See form "Single images upload" view below.

Upload from Zip file (PC)

A zip file containing several images can be uploaded to the server, unzipped and the images assigned to a gallery.

Upload from Zip file (PC)

(1) Select the zip file on local pc folder

Attention: The size of all files within the zip file has to be smaller than the server settings (php.ini) upload_max_filesize and post_max_size. These values are displayed in red below this input.

(2) One gallery for all Images

On yes the selected gallery is used for all images. Otherwise for each image the gallery may be assigned in the next form.

(3) Specify gallery

The list on the right contains all gallery names. The top most gallery is the last one created.

(4) Upload from Zip file

Does upload the zip file to the server, unzip the images and jumps to properties "uploaded images view". There the images are displayed and the properties can be assigned.

See form "Images batch upload" view below

Upload from folder (server)

Images can be uploaded to a folder (Shall be created) within the Joomla! installation. The images will be copied from this folder and will be assigned to the gallery

Upload from folder (server)

(1) FTP Path Defines the path where RSGallery2 will look for images to "upload" The path may be any otherwise empty folder which is accessible (has rights) from within the Joomla! installation. Recommended is a folder TransferImages in images The path must start with the base path to Joomla! installation. To make things easier the standard path is given in small font below the input.

In configuration the standard path can be set so it will be automatically filled in.

(2) One gallery for all Images

On yes the selected gallery is used for all images. Otherwise for each image the gallery may be assigned in the next form

(3) Specify gallery

The list on the right contains all gallery names. The top most gallery is the last one created

(4) Upload images

Does copy the files from given folder on the server and jumps to "Images batch upload" view. There the images are displayed and the properties can be assigned.

See form "Images batch upload" view below

Form "Images batch upload"

This form will be reached either by upload from ZIP or upload from server folder. It supports an overview of uploaded images as pictures and enables to set image specific attributes

Images batch upload second form

(1) Delete: If activated (checked) the image will not be used and delted

(2) Image preview:

(3) Title: Add a text for title displayed with image

(4) Gallery: If selected in previous upload form the gallery can be selected different for each image. Otherwies the input is grey , not reachabel and tells the previous selected gallery

(5) Description: Add a description which is displayed with the image

(6) Button to finish the upload. The attributes will be assinged to the images ...

Form "Single images upload"

Single images upload second form

(1) Gallery: The gallery can be selected different for each image

(2) Generic description: It will be used for all following images

(3) Title: Add a text for title displayed with image

(4) File: Select image to upload

(5) More Files: A click on this item will add inputs for the next image. The area marked green wil be duplicated for input of the next images. This may be repeated as often as needed. (Attention: Limit may be the server time for the upload itself)

(6) Button to finish the upload. The attributes will be assinged to the images ...

(7) Cancel the process

General folders of rsgallery2

(2017.07.17) .... The images are kept in following folders in .../Joomla/images/rsgallery/tmp

  • original: Users original images if not disabled in configuration
  • display: Resized images (size from configuration)
  • thumbs: Thumbs of images (size and form from configuration)
  • watermarked: When watermark is active then images which were shown to the user get a watermark and are saved here for fast access