Media Grid is an unique tool to create unlimited responsive, filterable and paginated portfolios with ease, taking advantage of masonry engine. Using advanced techniques allows you to create your own layouts and adapt them to any container. Adaptive and mobile optimized for responsive themes.
Walkthrough VideosTo make the plugin easy for everyone, the documentation comes with detailed videos explaining each necessary step to setup and use Media Grid:
- Quick setup
- Custom attributes and Item categories
- Static and single image item types
- Sliders and Lightbox video item types
- Inline video, Audio, Custom content item types
- Post Contents item type
- Inline text and spacer item types
- The grid builder
- The Shortcode
- WooCommerce Integration
Responsive portfolios with unique layoutsJust create your items and compose your grid through the visual builder all the rest will be managed by the powerful engine of the plugin.
Unique means not repeatable by any tool: forget about fixed rows or schemes, here your creativity can be fully exploited. You can choose among a wide variety of sizes to compose your portfolios, always seeing the final result thanks to the visual builder. It shows your changes in real time, representing a real advantage in projecting phase speeding up things!
Worried about representation of your setup on small screens? Media Grid has a smart system swapping automatically to a simpler and mobile optimized mode: lighter images, touch-proof sizes and dynamic control on overlay elements. Everything will be always displayed perfectly.
Lastly,the plugin integrates each item with the most popular social networks (Facebbok, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+) giving a better sharing system, focused on item contents!
CSS3 Lightbox with SEO deeplinkingA lot of things are hidden under Media Grid lightbox: it is not only completely managed by lightweight CSS code but also optimized to let search engines find your contents easily.
The best way to keep everything fast and clean is to use AJAX calls, but normally it is against best SEO practices. The plugin goes beyond this, creating indexable code as per Google guidelines. Everything automatically, without any other plugin!
This also using a dynamic deeplinking system. What does it means? Now you can link grid items or filters individually through pages! Try these two links related to the grid on the bottom of this page: “Galleries” filter – “Abstract Gallery 2” item
Full media supportMedia Grid is extremely versatile and features 10 different item types to compose your portfolio:
- Simple static image without lightbox
- The classic single image
- Fully responsive images slider with captions and video support
- Inline slider, perfectly integrated in grid sizing system
- Audio player supporting single song or tracklist + SoundCloud
- Inline Audio player, having the same features
- Youtube/Vimeo/Dailymotion or also self-hosted video
- Inline video, bringing same features in the grid context
- Linked tile, redirecting users with advanced controls
- Post contents, dinamically fetching contents from a post type
- Custom content, a blank space ready to be filled with your contents
- Inline text, supporting shortcodes and HTML
And of course the “spacer” item to help you creating awesome layouts.
Unlimited attributesOne on the most important things in a portfolio is to display clearly items characteristics. They could simply refer to the author of a photo or display the track’s album or release date.
With Media Grid you can create unlimited item attributes, with related icons, for each item type. Sort them and use only the ones needed!
1 Click fast setupAre you not familiar with web sizes, margins or colors? Don’t have time to manage each plugin setting?
No problem, the plugin is ready to be used out of the box and has got 10 preset styles you can enable just with one click! Just choose what you like the most from the wizard and let Media Grid do the rest.
Once set, the style can be customized in any aspect: maximum simplicity and flexibility!
SEO Pagination systemFrom v4 you can finally paginate grid items!
Directly in the grid builder, clicking a button, a “pagination block” is added, splitting grid items and physically creating pages.
Why is it “SEO friendly”? Item details are all loaded in the page, but only search engines will be able to completely index your awesome items.
This means no impact on page’s loading speed and at the same time a great advantage on the web!
You can set pagination arrows layout (among 4 different options) and their alignment.
WooCommerce IntegrationSeamlessly integrated, Media Grid is a perfect solution also to create WooCommerce products showcases.
No complex processes: everything will be managed as a native item, supporting both single/multi image products. As native items they can be customized and mixed to other item types with no change at all to the WooCommerce core.
Also product attributes and ratings are fetched and perfectly integrated in plugin systems. Finally, Media Grid lightbox features a smart “add-to-cart” button!
Shortcode wizardOnce you’ve created grids, using them in your website is simply as use the handy shortcode wizard, located on top of the wordpress editor. Choose the grid, if display filter buttons and if use the default resizing system or set a fixed width for items wrapper.
And also: set filters position and choose if use items search system.
You can even decide to hide the “All” filter or to select a default filter that will be applied on grid loading.
Move item titles under the featured image: with two modes: attached or detached from item.
Finally you can override global grid styling: setting custom margins, borders and border radius on the fly!
Items search systemYou can easily find items with the integrated searching system.
It is based on items title and works in real time, with no delays!
Titles are too limitated? Use the search helper, in items editor to add indexed words and add a semantic touch to searches!
100% MultilanguageMedia Grid is also completely translatable on both front and back ends. You will be able to localize it just creating your .po file or using WPML.
Yes, it has also the WPML multilingual certification and has been tested to work seamlessly with it!
Customize it!As per LCweb’s philosophy, plugin’s strong point is customizability. Every aspect of grid items and lightbox can be changed to match the look and feel you need!
Unlimited colors, margins, paddings, borders, sharing icons styles, filters position and colors, lightbox navigation styles, item navigation styles, full typography control: are only a bit of what you can manage. Everything easily, with few clicks.
Try few of the many possible customizations in the live demo