Photo & Video

Upload New Photo to Page

How to Upload New Image If you want to upload an image through the Media Manager onto a page this guide will show you how. ( Note: to upload photos directly to your photo gallery, you can do that more easily through the front end tool. Just go to the gallery and click > Upload Photos ) If you want to place an image on a page, it's easiest if you are on the page and place your cursor where you want the image to appear. If you want to just upload to the Media Library and decide where to us...

How to Add Photos Arrange and Add Captions

The Classic and Modern themes use different methods to upload photos, but the same way to edit the text and page options. This page is a guide to both. Modern Theme Photo Album - Upload Walkthrough How to Arrange and Organize the photos once they are posted Go to your photo album page and click 'Photo Album Manager' on the top bar, this brings you to the admin area for that page. Then scroll down till you see this button. When you click on Photo Album Manager > Upload/Edit/Ma...

Which Video Chat Provider is Best for My Family?

Which Video Chat Provider is Best? When it comes time to think about if you want to do a live video chat there are a few options. Skype We mention Skype often because most people know it, and it's easier if everyone is on it already. If that is your situation then go with what everyone knows. However Skype has to be installed on a computer or smartphone to work. Zoom There is actually a better free product if you don't want anyone to have to download anything. We recommend the free p...

Photos Feature: Edit Photos

Web Baby Shower has built-in photo editing tools you can use to crop, resize, rotate or edit titles and captions for your photos. 1. From the Host Control Panel Dashboard, choose the Photo Album Manager 2. Click on the "Upload / Edit / Manage Photos" button 3. The Photo Album Gallery dialog box will open Click on the photo you wish to edit In the Right Column, click the Edit Image link You can use the text fields on the page to edit the Title, Description, Caption, Alt Text...

Videos Help: Embedding Videos and Photos from External Websites

Placing videos on your site from other websites Video always needs to be hosted somewhere to show up on the web. We offer a private hosting video server to all customers, simply go to your Video Library (https://help.webbabyshower.com/145799-How-to-Upload-a-Video) to upload a video securely. However, sometimes that video is already hosted, ( like YouTube or Facebook ) and more easily accessible to just place it's code on your site, this is called 'embedding' but it's really just cut and past...

Embed videos from Google Photos or Drive in your Shower

How to Embed videos from Google Photos or Drive This is a great video that explains how to do this, it has some steps to and and is much easer to see on video. We've cued the video to start 20 seconds in at the good part. Keep in mind, if your video is on your computer it's much easier to directly upload to your site (https://help.webbabyshower.com/145799-Videos-Help-Upload-a-Video) using our private video hosting! 1. Go to your google drive and open the video you want to embed. ...

Videos Help: Featured Videos

To feature a video that is hosted on an external website (eg: YouTube) and embedded on your Web Baby Shower home page (or any other page!): - Make sure you have copied the “Share URL” from the video hosting service (see Embedding Instructions above) - In the Theme Options page in the Host Control panel, choose “Graphics Theme” > “None”, and click Save Changes - Go to the Home Page Manager (or the Page Manager of the page where you wish to feature an embedded video) - At the very to...

Videos Help: How To Display a Video on your Web Baby Shower

To add a video to the Video Album in your Web Baby Shower: 1. Log into your Web Baby Shower Host Control Panel 2. To display a video that you uploaded using the Video Library, please use the Video Library > Manage Videos to choose to display your video on your Web Baby Shower Video Album or Home Page. The Video Library will have a table with your videos in it. In the “Display on Page(s)” column, check the “Video Album” box in the row that contains the video you wish to display on the Vide...

How to Upload a Video

How to Upload a Video WebBabyShower maintains a professional, private video hosting account so that hosts and expecting parents can share personal, “home” or “selfie” videos related to their baby showers, pregnancies, adoptions and/or new babies, right from the Web Baby Shower Host Control Panel. If you are looking to add a video to your shower that is already on the web, like hosted on YouTube, please see the Embedding Video's Guide (https://help.webbabyshower.com/749248-Videos-Help-Embeddin...

Videos Help: Video Album Manager

Your Web Baby Shower comes with a Video Album already turned on and ready for you to fill with pregnancy, baby shower & new baby videos! - If your videos are not yet uploaded anywhere, please use the Video Library to upload your videos to your Web Baby Shower. - If you wish to use or have already used, a 3rd party video hosting service, including YouTube, to upload your video(s) please visit your videos at that service and find the "share" information. You can use the Video Album Mana...

Universal Feature: Autosave / Backup Messages

Autosave / Backup Messages Web Baby Shower automatically saves your introduction / main page content in the background on the Home Page & Guest Book. If you leave the Home Page Manager or the Guest Book manager without saving your changes, or if you lose your connection, you may see the following message the next time you visit your Web Baby Shower: Please note: A backup copy of this post was saved automatically and it is different from the version below. * To dismiss this message and keep...

How to Make a YouTube Video Unlisted

For very large videos, sometimes it's difficult to upload them to our private server from your home machine. A great fix is to create the video as an Unlisted video on youtube, then use it's link to place the video anywhere you want. In YouTube, "Unlisted" means that only people who know the link to the video can view it (such as friends or family to whom you send the link). An unlisted video will not appear in any of YouTube's public spaces (such as search results, your channel, or the Brows...

Photo Upload on Mobile

How to Upload Photos on Mobile MODERN THEME SITES: Let's walk through how to upload photos on mobile on the Modern Theme. If you began after 12/20/18 that is what you'll be on! We made this video on mobile to show the process. LEGACY SITES: Let's walk through how to upload photos on mobile. I'll include some screen grabs here to make sure you are are following the same steps, and also outline exactly what I am doing. 1. Host Control Dashboard 2. Select 'Photo Album Manager',...

How to Make a YouTube Video Unlisted

For very large videos, sometimes it's difficult to upload them to our private server from your home machine. A great fix is to create the video as an Unlisted video on youtube, then use it's link to place the video anywhere you want. In YouTube, "Unlisted" means that only people who know the link to the video can view it (such as friends or family to whom you send the link). An unlisted video will not appear in any of YouTube's public spaces (such as search results, your channel, or the Browse ...

Photos Feature: Lost Your Head? How To Crop Photos For Featured Images Square Format

The “Featured Images” are displayed in “square” format and are auto-cropped for you, if you do not choose to crop them yourself as you are uploading the image. If the auto-crop cuts off heads or other important parts of the photo, you can crop the image yourself as follows: - Click “Set Featured Image” to set a new featured image or double-click on an existing Featured Image to edit it - From the Upload Media / Featured Image dialog box, make sure the photo is “checked” and then click “Ed...

Universal Feature: Autosave / Backup Messages

Autosave / Backup Messages Web Baby Shower automatically saves your introduction / main page content in the background on the Home Page & Guest Book. If you leave the Home Page Manager or the Guest Book manager without saving your changes, or if you lose your connection, you may see the following message the next time you visit your Web Baby Shower: Please note: A backup copy of this post was saved automatically and it is different from the version below. * To dismiss this message a...

Photos Feature: Why Your iOS Photos Are Rotated And How To Fix It

September 2015: Good news! This issue has been fixed at Web Baby Shower! Any photos added to your Web Baby Shower from an iOS device after September 22, 2015 should be rotated properly across all devices and browsers when viewed on your Web Baby Shower, automatically! Since this issue has been fixed at Web Baby Shower since September 2015, this page is here strictly for reference purposes, in case you run into this issue on other websites. For a complete description of the issue and further su...

Photos Feature: Photo Album Lightbox

Your photos will appear as thumbnails on your Web Baby Shower Photo Album page. If you click on a photo thumbnail, the photo will open in Lightbox overlay. The Lightbox will have a larger version of the photo (if there is one), the caption or title, and navigation buttons to view other photos from your Photo Album in the Lightbox. Please note that the Lightbox navigation buttons will hide themselves after 5 seconds of inactivity. In most modern web browsers, if you simply tap or click the photo...