Categories shortcode shows a category or categories selected as a list of their sub-categories (if any) and files grid. If category is not set, all top categories will be shown.
Please note that every category has lots of parameters for design and layout in admin panel.
Set categories by their IDs or names.
Options: comma separated category IDs or | (pipe symbol) separated category names.
Select a category layout to present sub-categories and files in a way appropriate for your needs.
Options: list, grid, flat, slideshow.
FW Gallery native layout - a table-like grid structure for sub-categories and files grids.
FWG Flat Layout - a category layout with all subcategories being shown in sections making a long page with all files on one single page.
FWG Cascading Layout - a tab-like category layout with all selected categories and their sub-categories listed on top and loaded with AJAX with their own design and settings.
FWG Slideshow Layout - a slide show files presentation of a category with its sub-categories listed on top of a slideshow area. Lots of settings are available for configuration.
Additional parameters for the Slideshow layout can be added via add_params parameter separated with a | (pipe) symbol.
slideshow_ordering - category files ordering in a slideshow.
Options: order, alpha, old, new, random.
slideshow_qty - a number of files to load for thumbnails at slideshow load.
Value: integer number.
slideshow_position - define where category files thumbnails must be located in relation to slideshow area.
Options: bottom, top, left, right, none.
slideshow_navigation - thumbnails can be clickable image buttons or can be a carousel slider with files image preview moving along with a mouse or a finger move.
Options: buttons, carousel.
slideshow_thumb - Thumbnails size will be square and will fit all space to look nice in thumbnail line.
Value in pixels: integer.
slideshow_show_big_image - Hiding main image allows to keep only thumbnail slider and have it as a slider with quick preview of category files.
Boolean: true, false.