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About CE4 Publisher

CE4 Publisher is a plugin for Lightroom's Publish Services which allows you to easily manage photos and albums on your server when using supported TTG image galleries, without having to output images through the Web module.

Previously, to create a new gallery you would have needed to use the Web module to design and export your gallery, then an FTP client to upload the gallery to your server to be viewed online; you would repeat this process for each gallery to appear on your site. A change to published gallery or galleries – a design change, or the addition of images to or removal of images from the collection – required that you recreate the gallery or galleries in full and upload everything again. In short, making changes to published galleries was a time-consuming chore.

With CE4 Publisher, templates may be created from the Web module, then re-used as needed via the publisher to create any number of galleries; changes made to that one template are immediately pushed to all related galleries. You can publish new images individually or in groups to existing galleries directly from the Library module, or you can remove or reorder images in an existing gallery, all without having to revisit the Web module.

To wit, CE4 Publisher simplifies Lightroom-to-Web publishing.


Requirements

CE4 Publisher requires Lightroom 3 or above. The Publisher requires templates generated with the Web module, using CE4 Gallery or CE4 Stage.

The server-side component of Publisher requires PHP 5.2 or above. Publisher will not work on Windows servers, and the only server platform that we fully support are Linux hosts. If you are looking for hosting, we recommend Bluehost.

While not required, it is recommended to run Publisher with a CE4 Pages installation. The installation instructions assume that this is your setup.


about_ce4_publisher.txt · Last modified: 2014/07/08 08:50 by matthew

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