Essential Grid is the #1 Gallery plugin solution for WordPress
Essential Grid Gallery is a premium plugin for WordPress that allows you to build great looking image, video and audio galleries from various sources!
Use the adapted WordPress gallery functionality, posts and pages, include albums built with other plugins like NextGen Gallery, connect to the big social media streams like Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter, Flickr etc. or build a complete custom gallery grid.
Yes, those are available within the Plugin. Just assign your own content and get started! Not enough? You can easily create new skins from scratch or using ours as a base with our visual skin editor. See all Templates!
Essential Grid as
Category Related Posts Latest Posts Overview
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You spent lots of time writing your WordPress blog posts. Now it is time to display them in style! Pick the categories and add post related skin items like author, date or maybe a post like count and social sharing in an gallery overview.
Need an eye-catching way to showcase the fruits of your work? Link your projects, photos, products in a gallery grid and give your visitors as many or as little information directly as you like. Maybe even use a lightbox popup to give a sneak peak...?
Media Library folders Custom Gallery WP Gallery NextGen Gallery
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Use already existing WordPress gallery tools with Essential Grid to take it up a notch! You could even automatically convert all core WordPress galleries to Essential Grids in the frontend or use your NextGen albums. Or build a custom image gallery, no strings attached!
You want to display videos from a YouTube or Vimeo playlist or channel? You need to include your list of mp4 videos? Or mix all sources in a custom grid? Display them all in WordPress with our Gallery Grid plugin, inline or in a lightbox popup!
Instagram Users, Locations, Tags - add as many as you like and show this personal new stream on your own WordPress website! Photos and Videos are pulled from Instagram and displayed inline or in a lightbox along with all other needed information.
Drag and drop Filters, Sorting, Pagination & Navigation Arrows to your grid (navigation elements are optional)
Adjust navigation Margins and Spacings
If Sorting is desired: Choose from a list of common Sorting Criteria (Start sorting and sort order also selectable)
Choose a Skin
Essential Grid comes with a broad selection of Pre-made Skins
You can also Import our Demo Data to receive grids with content as seen in our previews
Our skin examples were build for several specific purposes but are of course interchangeable. Almost any Grid can used for Anything!
Usage Ideas: Masonry Blog Portfolio Media Gallery Client List Price Tables Woo Commerce Shop
Animations & Preloader
Select an Animation Type for filter, page change and grid start effects
Specify Animation Speed and Delays
You can also select one of 5 different Preloader Styles
Add the grid to your site
You can easily add the grid to any part of your WordPress site
Possible ways of implementation: Add the shortcode manually to your page post Use our Essential Grid Shortcode Selector in the WordPress Toolbar Use the Essential Grid Visual Composer Element
Visual Skin Editor
„Essential Grid” also comes with a full-blown, visual skin editor which allows you create any number of additional skins! You can build skins either from scratch or based upon one of our included skins.
Custom Post based Skin Modifications
With this neat little trick you can add special rules to change a skin elements style for specific posts only. An example for this would be high-lighting a certain post in your grid by giving it a colored border.
A custom meta is essentially another option added to a WordPress post, containing for ex-ample, an additional text or image. In that way, you will not be limited to the standard content of a post!
Creating your own customized grid with “Essential Grid” is super easy. This quick guide will run you through the options you have while setting up your first grid
Extensive Documentation & Tutorial Videos for Beginners & Pros
Content Sources: Post, Custom Post, Pages, WooCommerce, Gallery
Social Media Sources: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr, Vimeo
Various Animation Types & Preloaders
25+ Example Skins Included
Responsive & Mobile Optimized
Visual Skin Editor: Build and Customize own Skins easily
Easily Import / Export Skins
Include Custom Skins with Plugin Install, One-Click Installer
Custom Metas: Additional Options for Posts
Custom Post Based Skin Modifications: Special rules for Posts
Wondering which license is best for you? Here is all the info you need!
Our Extended License allows use of the item in one single end product, which you or one client may sell to end users (charge end users to access or use the end product). Distribution of source files is not permitted.
Our most popular license, the Regular License allows use of the item in one single end product which end users are not charged to access or use. You can do this directly or, if you’re a freelancer, you can create the end product for one client to distribute free to its end users. You can charge your client to produce the single end product. Distribution of source files is not permitted.
Add Essential Grid to your Theme/Template sold on ThemeForest
You can use Essential Grid in your ThemeForest item if you purchase one extended license for that purpose. Meaning 1 Extended License for every single ThemeForest item you upload (1 ThemeForest Theme/Template Upload = 1 Extended License, 2 ThemeForest Themes/Templates Upload = 2 Extended Licenses etc.).