How to set up a GDPR content blocker to block YouTube and Vimeo videos in WordPress Grid Gallery

By using the plugin Wonder Grid Gallery, you can create a YouTube and Vimeo video gallery for your WordPress website.

This tutorial will guide you how to set up a GDPR content blocker to block YouTube and Vimeo videos in the gallery before a visitor accepts the consent or if the visitor chooses to not accept the consent.

We will use the free plugin WordPress Real Cookie Banner to set up the content blocker.
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How to Create a WordPress YouTube Grid Gallery

This tutorial will show you how to create a WordPress YouTube grid gallery and add it to a WordPress post or page.

You can add YouTube videos one by one, or add a YouTube playlist to create a WordPress YouTube playlist grid gallery. The WordPress YouTube playlist grid gallery will automatically and dynamically retrieve videos from the YouTube playlist and update itself when the playlist changes.

There are 4 steps in this tutorial:

  • Step 1 - Install Wonder Grid Gallery
  • Step 2 - Create a WordPress YouTube Grid Gallery
  • Step 3 - Create a WordPress YouTube Playlist Grid Gallery
  • Step 4 - Add WordPress YouTube Grid Gallery to WordPress page

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How to only display one category in a WordPress gallery with multiple categories

In this tutorial, first we will learn how to create a WordPress gallery with multiple categories. A demo created with the tutorial is as follows: WordPress Gallery with Category Filter. You can click the category buttons on top of the WordPress gallery to show different categories.

In some cases, you may want to add the same WordPress gallery to other webpages, but only want to display one of the category. In the second part of the tutorial, we will learn how to only display one of the categories by using gallery shortcode attributes.
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How to make WordPress Portfolio Grid Gallery searchable for the WordPress search function

Product:

WonderPlugin Portfolio Grid Gallery

Tutorial:

The default WordPress search function does not search the final webpages and only searches in the WordPress database. It also does not search the shortcode content. Due to these limitations, the default search function can't find the images and videos added to the grid gallery.

This tutorial will guide you how to make the gallery searchable by using the free plugin Relevanssi – A Better Search .
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How to open a different lightbox gallery for each image in a grid gallery

Product:

WonderPlugin Portfolio Grid Gallery

Tutorial:

In a gallery created with WonderPlugin Portfolio Grid Gallery, when you click an image in the gallery, by default, it will open a lightbox gallery that contains all images/videos in this gallery.

In this tutorial, we will create a grid gallery, when clicking on an image in the gallery, it will open a different lightbox gallery for each image. That's, for each image in the grid gallery, you can create its own lightbox gallery and open it on click the image.
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Triggering lightbox gallery with a button

Product:

WonderPlugin Portfolio Grid Gallery

Question:

I'm wondering if there is a way to trigger a gallery with a button? In other words I just want to have a button on my page that says "View photos here" rather than displaying all the thumbnails. And when the button is clicked, the lightbox would come up with the first photo.
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