Gallery and slideshow pictures for old templates

โš  The below guide does not apply to our new 2.0 templates. Find out more about your pictures in our new templates, here.

Photos represent your business card when guests land on your website. Our templates are built to showcase your rentals thanks to big background photos, picture galleries, and slideshows. Learn more about picture sizes, how to upload and order your photos in the rental gallery, and how to set up your homepage slideshow or background picture.

๐Ÿ’ก Note: To find out how to upload a picture in an image widget have a look at our Widget article.

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Uploading photos

You can upload photos once you have created a rental on your website.

Learn how to upload:

Homepage slideshow photos

๐Ÿ’ก Note: Our 2.0 template does not have a homepage slideshow (even if you upload pictures as described to the right).

  1. Go to your Main Menu in the top left corner and select Websites.
  2. In the Pages tab, go to Main Navigation Home, hover the mouse over the theme widget and click the pencil icon in the bottom right corner of the widget.2019-10-16_1711.png
  3. A pop-up window appears. Click Upload images to import your photos.
  4. Once they are uploaded, click on a picture to edit the photo caption.
    ๐Ÿ’ก Note: Use short tail keywords (descriptions that help to enhance your SEO) for each photo.
  5. In Slideshow Headline add a description that will appear on the homepage slideshow.2019-10-16_1714.png
Rental slideshow photos
  1. Go to your Main Menu in the top left corner and select Rentals.
  2. Select the rental that you want to edit and select Photos.
  3. Upload pictures of your rental by clicking either Add Photos or drag & drop them into the photo frame. 
    ๐Ÿ’ก Note: If you have multiple room types you will see one album for the General Gallery and one for each Rental Type.
    • Use the General Gallery to upload photos that are common to the entire rental.
    • Use the Rental Type Galleries to upload photos belonging to each of the apartments or rooms within the rental.
      ๐Ÿ’ก Note: Add short tail keywords (descriptions that help enhance your SEO) for each picture. If the name of the image is too long it might inhibit the upload.
  4. Now drag & drop your photos to reorder them. To delete them use the bin icon in the top right corner of the picture.
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Photo file size

The guidelines below will help you to choose the ideal picture size for your template.

  • Your photos may have a different size than below. If you decide to resize them, remember to keep the height and width ratio to avoid your pictures to stretch.
  • File size matters! We recommend using a maximum of 400KB per photo. For big background pictures, you can go up to 1MB.
    ๐Ÿ’ก Note: Usually .jpgs have smaller file sizes than .pngs. To compress your photos to smaller file sizes but maintain the quality, you can use free online tools such as Compress JPEG.
What Template Ideal size in pixels
Homepage slideshow

Tideway

1366 X 900
Homepage slideshow

Brooklyn Brooklyn_home.png

1170 X 1024

Homepage background image

Livingstone 2.02020-01-27_1221.png 1366 X 900
Homepage background image Capucine 1366 X 900
Homepage slideshow Capucine 960 X 540
Rental Slideshow
  • Brooklyn
  • Capucine
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  • Tideway
880 X 540

๐Ÿ’ก Note: Your photos may adjust to fit the templates' frame, and this may happen especially when seeing your website on a mobile device. Some of the details on the borders may get hidden.

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