How to make a filterable gallery in WordPress?

How to make a filterable gallery in WordPress

Photo galleries are an essential part of the website nowadays. Many bloggers, travelers, photography, e-commerce, or online store websites usage filter galleries to categorized their images and works as the gallery. The galleries attract visitors to spend more time exploring the website. If you already had a filter with images then it simply to bowser related images.

So, who to make a filterable gallery in WordPress?

The answer is, you can make a filter gallery on your website within a few minutes only in three steps. For this, you need a filter gallery WordPress plugin install and active on your website. Download the below free filter gallery WordPress gallery plugin from and install it on your website.

Step 1 ) Create Filters

Go to the Filter Gallery plugin menu and follow the below screenshots:

Filter Gallery WordPress Plugin

Click on the “Create New Gallery” button to start creating a gallery.

Filter Gallery WordPress Plugin
Click on the “Create New Gallery” button to start.
Filter Gallery WordPress Plugin
Create filters using this panel
Filter Gallery WordPress Plugin
Created filters will appear here
Click on the “Save” button to save filters for the gallery, and then click on the “Gallery” button.

Step 2 ) Add images and Assign Filters

Filter Gallery WordPress Plugin
Use the above buttons to upload images to the gallery
Filter Gallery WordPress Plugin
Images added to the gallery will appear here

Step 3 ) Configure Settings

In this step, we will apply the desired setting in our filter gallery and copy the shortcode.

Filter Gallery WordPress Plugin
Apply desired gallery to the gallery
Filter Gallery WordPress Plugin
Copy the gallery shortcode

Publish The Filtrable Photo Gallery

We will create a page, and add the copied shortcode in the shortcode block. And click on the publish button to make this gallery page live for the public.

Filter Gallery WordPress Plugin
Add copied gallery shortcode to the page and publish

Now have look at the gallery page for the final preview.

Filter Gallery WordPress Plugin
Gallery Created By Filter Gallery WordPress Plugin

Using filters above the gallery you can filter the images and click on filtered images to get a larger preview of images.

The Filter Gallery also offers a paid version with more functionality and necessary options like the Parent and child filters combination, gallery image description with internal and external links, multiple column layouts, advance sorting options, extra lightbox, and gallery settings options.

You can check and buy the Filter Gallery Pro plugin using the below buttons.

Alexia Barlier
Faraz Frank

Hi! I am Faraz Frank. A freelance WordPress developer.


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