Creating a gallery in Grav part 2

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The second in the series on creating an image gallery using the Grav CMS. In this part of the tutorial cover screating the theme and gallery page.The gallery in this tutorial uses a central image store. I will not cover the styling or layout of the gallery. For the introduction and to understand the different types of gallery please look at part 1.

Using a card reader

This guide is about using a card reader to copy media from your camera to a computer.

The most common memory cards used are the SD Card types. They come in 3 physical sizes and many different capacities. Only 2 of the sizes are in common use. They are the full (postage stamp) size and the micro SD card size typically used by mobile devices. This https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SD_card Wikipedia article describes them in more detail. Most micro SD cards come with an adapter to work in a devices that take the full size cards.


Backing up your photos

Many people take photos on their camera and don't print them off or back them up to their computer. This is a terrible waste and they could potentially loose all their pictures. Backing up you pictures is essential to keep them and your memories save.

How to copy files in Windows

In this guide I will show you different ways to copy files between folders (or drives). I will also cover using removable drives e.g. flash drives or memory cards.

This guide assumes that you have a basic understanding of using a Windows 10 computer. The instructions will be similar for other systems.

You will need to know the following terms:

  • Mouse
  • Keyboard
  • Menu
  • Ribbon (toolbar)
  • File Explorer
  • Window

You also need to know the following actions:


Finding the version of Android on a device

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There are many smart phones and tablets available at the moment. However there are only really 2 types of smartphone common today. They are Android and iPhone (iOS).

Android phones have been available since the end of 2008 with version 1.0 of Android. The latest version is Android 9.0 with most phones still using using earlier versions. Android version are given sweet code names e.g. Nougat (v7.0 - v7.1). For more information on versions of Android look at the Wikipedia page on Android version history.


Emergency Information on Android Phones

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This guide shows you how to add an "in case of emergency" (ICE) contact to your Android phone. The emergency information can be accessed from the lock screen on the phone without needing to unlock the phone. The information provided can include emergency contacts, allergies, brief medical notes. It can be vital for saving your life in case of an emergency. Before trying this guide follow the Finding the version of an Android device guide to find the version of Android your phone is running.

Install Babun

The Babun project is now discontinued.

Babun is a Microsoft Windows shell bashed on Cygwin. Cygwin is a Unix-like environment and command-line interface for Windows. The Babun installer installs an configures Cygwin with some sensible defaults making the installation much easier and more reliable.

Before installing Babun you need to have a basic knowledge the Windows command prompt and Unix-like command line.