Step 1. Create portfolio / gallery page
Start with creating a menu page Pages -> Add new and assign Gallery template to it. Publish your page.
Now you need to choose type of you portfolio – Gallery type – there are 2 types of gallery “content”
- Create portfolio from posts – uses custom posts which you can create by going to: Gallery -> Add Gallery Item and assign them to categories Gallery -> Gallery Categories
- Create Gallery from images – lets you upload images within the page you are in at the moment
Step 2. Create gallery categories (optional)
Create categories for your Gallery go to Gallery -> Gallery Categories
Step 3. Create gallery items for gallery type 1
Go to Gallery -> Add gallery item
Name your gallery i.e. Christmas 2015 – this is visible only to you. Upload image to the gallery, the will open in a lightbox.
Step 4. Assign categories
By default gallery page type 1 will use all available categories. If you plan on creating multiple type 1 galleries you can indicate categories which gallery page uses.
To do so, select which category will be used under Gallery options at the bottom of your page.