Creating A Photo Album

How to create a photo album and add galleries with NextGen Gallery.

Before you begin to manage your Albums, it is important to understand the difference between Albums and Galleries.

ALBUMS – a collection of Galleries

GALLERIES – a collection of Images

Create An Album

In the Dashboard, select the NextGEN Gallery – Manage Albums


Give your new album a name and then click Add

NextG-addAlbumWhen your album is added it will appear in orange in the right column (Select Album).

To add galleries of images to an album

Make sure your album is selected – the title will appear on the top of the first column (ex: Album ID 2: Work).


Click and drag the galleries from the Select gallery column into the Album in the first column.


Be sure to hit Update when you are finished adding galleries.