Update 2.0.9: The One with Lazy-loading!

Backlight 2.0.9 is now available! In this update, we introduce lazy-loading of thumbnails in photo albums, and numerous other improvements. Lazy-loading improves page speed by loading only those image thumbnails currently visible in the browser, and the next images just out of view. As the page is scrolled, upcoming images are loaded on demand. Lazy-loading […]

Update: Backlight 2.0.8

Backlight 2.0.8 and WP Theme Add-on 2.0.3 are now available. In the WordPress theme, Fancybox support has been much improved for in-post image galleries, bringing photo presentations in line with those created using pangolin-album. The Backlight 2 update includes a variety of improvements and fixes, including reinstating of master access credentials, cross-links between albums and […]

Reorder Photos in Backlight 2.0.7

Announced in our most recent newsletter, Backlight 2.0.7 allows photo reordering within Backlight’s admin. This change further empowers users to manage their images galleries without Lightroom, from directly within Backlight’s own publisher. Here’s a quick video demonstration of the new feature in action: Updating to 2.0.7 from earlier versions of Backlight 2 is easy! How-to: […]

Update: Backlight 2.0.6

Backlight 2.0.6 is now available, and chock full of spectacular goodness. You will find new configuration options for the slideshow, the designer has been prettied up, and there’s the usual batch of fixes and improvements. There’s also an update to the Lr Publisher plugin, available to download from the Backlight Modules page of your admin.

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