If you are planning on adding images to your site using Xoops, you will need to create image categories. In this tutorial, I will show you how to open the Image Categories page and I will show you how to create image categories for your website in Xoops. You can begin by logging in as admin if you are not already. Then you will need to click the Administration Menu in your main menu.
How to Open the Image Categories Page in Xoops
Let’s start by opening your image categories page in Xoops. Once you are logged into your admin area, you should be redirected to your control panel. In the control panel, you will need to locate the Image Manager button and click it. That will load the page for you to create your image categories.
Creating Image Categories in Xoopx
You are now ready to create your image categories in Xoops. On this page, you will see the different fields for creating your categories. Below we will go over the fields and explain what each one is.
Category Name – This is where you enter the name of your image category you are creating. This is the only field on this page that is required.
Select Groups for Image Manager Use – In this section, you can select who can select images from this category. Selecting groups to access this category will only allow them to see the images and use the images. They cannot upload images to this category.
Select Groups Allowed to Upload Images – If you want to allow certain groups to upload images to this category, you will need to select the group in this section.
Max Size Allowed – You can enter a max allowed size in this field. So, if a photo is over this size, it will not be allowed.
Max Width Allowed / Max Height Allowed – These two fields is where you will enter the max height and width allowed for the photos being uploaded to this image category.
Display Order in Image Manager – If you want to place this category first in the image manager, you would put 1 in the field. If it doesn’t matter where your categories are placed in the image manager, you can leave this field blank.
Display This Category – To display this category, you will need to click the Yes option.
When you are finished with the above fields, you can click the Submit button at the bottom of the category form. Your new image category will then be added to your Xoops site. You can now go back and create more image categories if you need too.