Discussion on Auto Grid Responsive Gallery - Wordpress


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I just purchased this plugin, but I can’t figure out how to install it in WordPress. Can you please guide me through the steps?

Thank you, Cynthia

Hi Cynthia,
First you need to unzip the file you downloaded from CodeCanyon, inside you’ll find a documentation folder (just double click the .html file)

Also you’ll find a file named “autoGrid.zip”, that’s the file you need to upload to Wordpress (in the plugins page)

I hope this makes sense :)


RBrehl Purchased


I have purchased this plugin – license: faa4bcd8-2042-4e91-85fd-209212cf4b3f – and am unable to install it from the zip file. Do you have instructions for manual installation?


Hi, very strange, I tried the plugin in several wp installations and it hasn’t failed, can you contact me via email? (Through my profile at the bottom there’s a contact form)
I will send you the plugin via email (in case in got corrupted when unzipping it)
Also I would like to see a screen shot of the error
Best, David


RBrehl Purchased

Thank you :) I’ll send you a message with screen shot now

Glad its working now :D

Why is the plugin’s folder name so long? ... Like so “castlecodeweb-wp_auto_grid-xxxxxxxxxx”. Can I simply rename it to just “wp_auto_grid”, and if so, will it still function? Please advise soon. Thank you.

Noted. Thank you.

I found the issue (a repository was re-naming the folder when compressing) I’m pushing the fix for this issue to CodeCanyon so in future updates this doesn’t happen again :)

thank you for reporting this :D

Best, David

Oh!? ... I’m surprised about this issue. Cheers …

[galleries] |- [weddings] |- [wedding 1] |- [wedding 2] |- [wedding 3] |- [events] |- [event 1] |- [event 2] |- [event 3]

The filter tabs are to show only All [ Events ]

And, the text information are to appear below wedding 1 – 3, and event 1 – 3.

I want to achieve these, but I cannot figure out how to.

Please advise. Thank you.

1) you mean you wish to hide some of the filters?
2) also which text information? the name of the image?
can you show me a living example online so I can see what you mean visually? Also you can contact me privately via email here: https://codecanyon.net/user/castlecode#contact

Best, David

Looking for the latest way to edit the color in the css file for the nav bar. what’s the name of that file. Looked through several css files couldn’t find it.

here are the CSS selectors for the filters:

.media-boxes-filter li
.media-boxes-filter li a
also don’t forget to renew your support period ;)

Best, David

Hello, I just bought your Auto Grid Wordpress plugin and I started to customize my portfolio. First of all, congratulations for your plugin, it is very complete and very practical to use. However, I have a question, I would like to make appear a text in addition to the title at the bottom of the FancyBox. This text would be called with the text variable I would have added before in the .txt file I have modified the code in several ways but no way to get my way.

Would you tell me how to do it please? Is there a way of not including the variable if it is empty?

My variable is {{text}}.

Here is the current HTML code :

{{name}} {{filter}}

Realized something is wrong in the WP version with the quotes, let me check it out and I’ll get back to you with the final snippet ;) (in couple of hours as I’m away from my computer)

I sent you a private message with the online example ;) I wrote a text variable for the image with a sheep in the Print category if you want to test with this image.

I answered you via email :)

Hi, very interested in this plugin. When I looked at it a few months ago, galleries were displayed just by uploading images to a folder and then calling that folder in the shortcode on the page/post you wanted it to appear. It seems now you have to first “create” the gallery in the settings first. Is it still possible to display a set of images in a post the old way (ie adding the folder path in the shortcode)?

Currently no, since now each gallery has their own settings (so each gallery can be totally different from the other in their options).

But it sounds like it can be done, just by using the same shortcode everywhere and be able to specify a different directory in different pages/posts, something like this:

[auto_grid id="gallery" directory="galleries/gallery1"]
[auto_grid id="gallery" directory="galleries/gallery2"]
[auto_grid id="gallery" directory="galleries/gallery3"]
[auto_grid id="gallery" directory="galleries/gallery4"]
so the same id of settings but different directory on different page/post

I’ll try to add the directory parameter as an update ;)

Best, David

Ok, thanks. Thats good to heard. Picked up the plugin and will try your suggestion. Looking fwd to it being added as an update.

Cool looking grid plugin. I have a quick question on this statement. “You can link to another page when you click in a thumbnail”. Does this mean I can set different destination urls for each photo? I’m looking to create a one page visual link directory, so I’d need to be able to redirect clicking on each image to an external site. Is this possible with your plugin, or possible with something like “page links to” plugin? Thanks!

Thanks for your reply. So, would that be like a hosts file for your plugin to reference?

the plugin reads a folder full of images (in your wordpress installation) as shown here: http://www.castlecodeweb.com/wp-autogrid/wp-content/themes/auto_grid_theme/img/turn%20into%20gallery.jpg

in that same folder you can add a file named “config.txt” with the content I showed above, and the plugin will automatically use that file to add extra information for the grid, in this case add a link to the thumbnails

there’s a config.txt file included once you activate the plugin (for the demo)

Great, thank you very much!

Hi, I have installed the plugin and have added two new folders inside gallery….but the image is not loading in lightbox when clicked. Can you please guide me on this.

Thanks & regards, Hari

Very strange, maybe some compatilibity issue with other plugin, Any chance you could give me ftp access to the plugin folder so I can run few tests? (You can contact me privately via email, through my profile at the bottom there’s a contact form)

Hi, I have emailed the details.

I answered you via email ;)

The gallery width in VC fullwidth row is being set wrong. I had to change ”$(window).ready” to ”$(window).load” in init.js to fix it. The window object doesn’t have the “ready” event. Please fix in future updates. Thanks!

Ohh that was meant to be ”$(document).ready”, thank you for reporting this, and yes I’ll include it in the next update ;)

Best, David


edith88 Purchased

Hi! how can I hide the ALL option, so it loads only the categories? Thanks

in the admin page under the “Filter-Search” tab there’s an option named “Filter all” just deactivate it, and set a different “Filter default”

Best, David