Jetpack 2.1 Adds New Photo Gallery Types to WordPress: Tiles, Square Tiles, Circles, Slideshow

Jetpack Tiled Galleries Preview
Jetpack Tiled Galleries Preview

Jetpack, the WordPress plugin combo for self-hosted WordPress site, adds new “Tiled Galleries” feature in version 2.1.

“Tiled Galleries” allows you to display your in-post photo gallery in 4 new styles: Tiles, Squares, Circles, Slideshow. The Tiles and Squares layouts show captions when you hover the image. The new gallery types are mobile devices friendly, too.

Check out the live examples of all 3 options in this article.

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Important Things You Need to Check Before Installing a WordPress Plugin [Flowchart]

face painting and plug
face painting and plug
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WordPress Plugins offer custom functions and features so that your site meets your specific needs. Currently, there are over 20K plugins available in WordPress.org Plugin Directory. Not every plugin is well coded, there’s risk of installing WordPress plugins.

It is not unusual that a bad plugin could bring down the entire WordPress site. I did installed some plugins that cause extreme high server load then brought down the web server. WordPress plugins that are poorly coded could also exposes your site to hacker attacks.

There are some questions you need to ask before you install a WordPress Plugin.

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