Hi, I bought RapidWeaver today after finally giving up on iWeb! Yes I know very old, not supported, but I’ve been ignoring my website for ages. I’m an artist and just want to produce website to show my work (not sell through the website)
I really wanted a blank page theme, but I haven’t got time to code etc. However, I now find I need a stack to position images in a gallery and be able to show the full canvas shape.
I’ve looked at Photo by Nick Gates and Image Gallery on Weaver space? 20 dollar difference but Photo does look as if it has more bells and whistles? Any views, advice or other suggestions?
You don’t need to code with a ‘blank’ theme. Several options out there: Foundation & Foundry the two most discussed - there are however others including Pure by 1LD, FreeStacks, and Yabdabs Bootsnap. The upside is flexibility. The downside is possibly more expensive if you are just building one site - however, you get a load of stacks included.
This is a site I created for my brother using Foundation with BWD stacks. And Pro gallery by Will Woodgate.
Maybe it will give you some ideas… OmeshArt
The images are warehoused on my server and I use the Repository stack for managing the server side images.
Its very good.
Sorry to answer all these individually, only just read tip on replies! Yes it is for one website so I shouldn’t go over top with cost. However, I do like a simple blank page approach. I’ll have a look at these , as the flip side is if I get the right software it will be easier and less frustrating to update. Thank you.
Jaybee, I am an artist and have the same needs as you - a good looking gallery. I’ve tried most of the main photo stacks and, really, the inStacks Gallery Stack is the best - it does everything the others can do and more. Beautiful slideshows, but also the ability to post single photos in contained sizes that pop-up to full size. Jannis, the developer, was extremely helpful with any issues I had formatting images. My art page is here: https://brendaclews.com/painting Hope that helps, Brenda
Thank you Brenda! I had already come to the conclusion inStacks Gallery was for me. After reading all the post here and some of the older conversations. I realised I would need to buy more than just Rapidweaver, if I wanted to work from a blank page without doing coding.
I am a few pounds poorer but I have got a suite of applications to work on my website. I have Rapidweaver, Stacks 3, Foundary and inStacks Gallery! Thank you everybody for your help, great community.