Adobe Lightroom Web Module

Lightroom Web Module is meant for creating gallery web sites. It’s the tool that will allow you showcasing your work to the World. You can create a web gallery and upload it to a live hosting using FTP protocol, or export it as a set of files and run locally on a computer. Or both. As many times as you want.

Adobe Lightroom Web Module

Typical workflow in the Lightroom Web module consists of the following steps:

  1. Select images for your gallery. This can be done either in the Grid or Filmstrip view.
  2. Arrange images in the order you want them to appear in your gallery. At this stage you need to switch to the Web module.
  3. Pick one of the Lightroom Web templates, you will find them on the left hand side in the Template Browser. You may also customize a template of your choice.
  4. Enter your website info on the right hand side Site Info panel.
  5. Do the textwork – set titles and captions to your photos (to each individually). You can also add watermark if you wish.
  6. Adjust output settings such as image size and applied effects.
  7. Check out the browser preview of your gallery to make sure everything is OK.
  8. At this stage you can either upload your gallery to the live domain (using FTP protocol) or export it to a specific location on your hard drive to view locally and upload later.
  9. If you decide to adjust a Lightroom Web template, you can save it as a new layout to use it later for another gallery, which is a handy option.

That’s pretty much it. As you can see, almost no work is done on photos themselves. Lightroom Web module is sort of publishing tool – you compile a photo collection and then publish it. Please let us know in comments if you would like us to go through any of the process stages in more detail.

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