Best Divi Builder plugin to create photo and video galleries

Wondering if there’s a Divi gallery plugin designed to help you create beautiful galleries for your website? There’s only one answer: Modula.

Modula Image Gallery comes with Divi integration for both free and premium versions. Using these two plugins, you can easily create a Divi product gallery to sell your pictures, or you can simply create Divi galleries with various effects to enhance your website.

In this article, we will show you:

  • Steps on how to create a Divi image gallery;
  • How to embed a video in your Divi lightbox gallery;
  • How to add a photo gallery in Divi;
  • And much more.

🛠 Install and activate Modula

You may have heard that Modula is the most user-friendly gallery plugin that helps you create galleries in just a few minutes. You’ll find the freemium version of Modula in the WordPress plugin repository. So, go to your WordPress dashboard > Plugins > Add New.

Add Modula Gallery
Add new plugin

Next, type Modula in the search bar in the upper right corner. Once you find the gallery plugin, press Install.

Divi gallery plugin
Install Modula

Just wait a couple of seconds, and click on Activate. Now, the Modula plugin will pop up in your WordPress menu.

Divi gallery plugin
Activate Modula

If you want to take advantage of more powerful features and extensions, you can upgrade Modula to the premium version – pricing starts at [modula_pricing package=starter].

Divi gallery plugin
Modula Extensions

From now on, every time you want to create a Divi photo gallery, go to Modula and click Add New.

Create your photo gallery with Modula
Create your first gallery

Next, you can name your gallery by using a descriptive title and start uploading images. 

Name your gallery and upload images
Add title and upload image files

Now, I will show you how to customize your photo gallery by taking advantage of Modula’s features. If you scroll down, you’ll find the Settings section.

  • General Settings

First of all, choose a grid type. Modula offers 4 gallery types: creative, custom, masonry, and slider. For this tutorial, I will use the custom grid. 

add custom grid
General Settings

In this section, you can also set the gutter, thumbnail size, max images count, and if you want to add Powered by Modula text at the bottom right of your gallery.

  • Lightbox and Links

If you want to create dynamic galleries, take a look at Lightbox and Links. Here, you can select to show your photo gallery in a Lightbox, add animations and transition effects, create a gallery with thumbnails, and so on. Here you can also choose to show an image caption in your Divi lightbox gallery.

add animations to your gallery
Lightbox and Links
  • Filters

Using this Divi gallery plugin, you can easily add filters to your galleries to make it easier for your website’s visitors to quickly sort through a larger collection of images. So, if you decide to create more galleries, you can filter them by name and customize the filters by changing link color, hover color, positioning, text alignment, etc.

Add filters to your gallery
Create filterable galleries
  • Social Settings

You can easily allow your visitors to share your masterpieces by adding Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Email icons. They will look amazing in combination with hover effects.

Add social icons
Social sharing
  • Loading effects

This Divi gallery plugin comes with 4 cool image-entry animations built to make your galleries more dynamic, creative, and engaging. You can choose between horizontal and vertical sliding, rotation, and scale effects.

Image loaded effects
Loading effects
  • Hover effects

Try each hover effect to see which one suits your style and add it to your photo gallery.

Modula hover effects
Hover effects
  • Zoom

If you upgrade to Modula premium, you can enable zoom to allow your website’s visitors to see your work in detail.

Moreover, you can add watermarks to your images or create password-protected galleries. You can also make your galleries fully responsive on any device: laptop, tablet, and mobile phone.

There’s more. You can have more control over your images by clicking on the pencil icon.

edit your image
Edit image

Here you can assign a URL to your image, add title, alt text, caption text, and EXIF data.

Image metadata
Edit metadata

If you want to create a Divi video gallery, scroll down, and there you will see a Video URL box. Well, to embed videos in your gallery, all you have to do is copy and paste a Youtube/Vimeo URL in that box and then click Save and Save & Close.

Divi gallery plugin
Embed video to your Divi gallery

Once you’ve tried everything Modula has to offer, don’t forget to click Save Gallery. This way, all your changes will be saved in Modula.

Save your gallery
Save your photo gallery

Next, go to your page and insert the module Modula Gallery

Modula Gallery module
Modula Gallery Divi Extension

Click on Select Gallery and add your photo gallery in Divi. 

Modula Gallert settings
Divi photo gallery

You can also add more customizations to your galleries with Divi Builder by making a few more adjustments in the Content, Design, and Advanced tabs. Try each feature and make your photo gallery more visually appealing.

Once you are happy with your stunning photo gallery created with Modula and Divi, click Publish.

Divi photo gallery
Publish your Divi photo gallery

⭐ Final thoughts

As you can see, Modula goes great with Divi Builder. You can create your photo galleries in Modula and customize them more with the Modula Divi Extension of Divi Builder. 

Adding a photo gallery in Divi with Modula is easier than you might think.

You can take advantage of all these features with the Business pricing plan. Try it and convince yourself!

Andreea Popa
Andreea Popa

Andreea is a blog manager at WPChill who spends most of her days writing and "polishing" WordPress-related articles - entirely dedicated to Download Monitor, Strong Testimonials, and Modula. She also likes to create visual art and social media content.

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