UI Templates

2 Jun, 2014

Gallery Server Pro 3.2.1 Released

By | 2016-12-01T16:37:40+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|Announcements|0 Comments

Today we released 3.2.1, which contains a small set of bug fixes and a couple minor behavior changes. There are no changes to web.config or the skins, so upgrading from 3.2.0 is as easy as copying the files from the upgrade package over the existing files in your gallery. Instructions for upgrading other versions are in the Admin Guide. Bug fixes Left pane UI template partially updated during upgrade Parent nodes in the tree cannot be unchecked in certain cases Quotation marks in user and role names cause trouble Page scrolls to top when dialog auto-closes The first two bug fixes were added to the 3.2.0 packages as soon as they were identified (May 19 and May 23, respectively), so they may already be fixed in your installation of Gallery Server Pro. More details about the bug fixes are in this report. Behavior changes Remove confirmation message after drag and [...]

20 Jun, 2013

Deep dive into UI Templates

By | 2016-12-01T16:37:47+00:00 June 20th, 2013|Tips & Tricks|4 Comments

One of the best new features in 3.0  is UI Templates. The main user interface for browsing a gallery is built from jsRender templates you can edit using only HTML and JavaScript skills. In this post we’ll take a deep look at how it works and how you can harness its power. Overview Let’s start by identifying the five sections of the gallery that are built from UI templates. These images show the five templates: header, left pane, right pane, album, and media object. The center pane shows either the album or media object template, depending on whether the user is looking at an album or an individual media object. I should point out that the Actions menu and the album breadcrumb links are the only portion of the page that is not part of any template. Instead, its HTML is generated on the server and inserted into the page [...]