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Description

IMPORTANT: BEFORE any skin update save the current album! AFTER a skin update you'll have to reopen the current album or reload the skin with CTRL-R before "Make" in order the new version loaded completely. Also make sure to reprocess all the subfolders: read the "NEW SKIN VERSIONS" paragraph below!

TURTLE is an HTML5 / CSS3 dynamic album template with transition effects, slideshow, map, shopping cart, videos, background music, full site navigation and many more. Works on touch devices too. Has 27 separate styles plus tons of customization options.

There are 2 basic operation modes for Turtle: "Single page" and "Separate slide page" mode. Use the "Settings / Pages / Make slides" to select.

In SINGLE PAGE MODE all the images are placed on the same html page, and the skin replaces them dynamically as you navigate through the album. In this mode you can have continuous background music, smooth transition effects, and lower server load.

In the SEPARATE SLIDE PAGES MODE your album will show every image on a separate html page, which enables Facebook or other social sites to Like, comment and share the images separately and search engines can find your photos easier as well. It will not allow as smooth transitions as single, no background music and results in almost doubled server load.

If you plan to add MORE THAN 500 photos in a single folder I'd suggest to use the separate slide pages mode to avoid memory leak with less robustly written browsers.

About the two modes please refer to: http://lazaworx.com/static/help/features/dynamic-vs-separate-mode.html

You can add CUSTOM PAGES too: right-click -> New page -> Empty or from template: About, Contact, Sitemap.

To choose the HEADER IMAGE (a.k.a theme image) use the right-click -> "Use as folder thumbnail" menu. You can exlude this photo from the album at the same time with right-click -> "Exlcude".

NEW SKIN VERSIONS are not guaranteed to be backwards compatible with older versions, thus after a skin upgrade you'll need to regenerate the whole album with "Settings / Advanced / Process subdirectories" = ON and "Process only updated subdirectories" = OFF! This will not reprocess all the JPG's, only the HTML pages, which is a lot faster, particularly in single page mode.

SEARCH feature also needs reprocessing all the subfolders (see above!) every time.

In order the FACEBOOK LIKE, share, comment and similar social functions work properly you need to specify the Upload Path in "Settings / Turtle / Advanced / Upload path" before album Make as absolute URL to album base. (Normally you can upload the album to any site after the album is made but these sites require this information within the album, which can't be changed later.) Turtle can also sniff out the proper upload path, but only after the album has been uploaded once.

Your comments are welcome - write a comment on the right, but PLEASE POST BUG REPORTS, feature requests IN THE TURTLE FORUM, see below.

Thanks,
Laza

Features
Supports foldersHas slideshowPlays video filesFreewarePlays audio filesDisplays EXIF/IPTC dataDisplays mapTouch interface supportWeb page supportUses JavascriptjAlbum widget supportSearch within albumBackground musicIntegrated shopping cartTransition effect(s)
Created
Mar 17, 2010
Last updated
Jan 16, 2017
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Homepage

http://lazaworx.com/category/jalbum/turtle-skin/

Usage
Commercial use is only allowed if you have a jAlbum Pro license.
Modifications of the skin are allowed.
To get rid of the nag screen you have to pay for a jAlbum license.

Releases

5.5.15 Jan 16, 2017 (current)

- Dialog does not disappear after clicking "Back to index" when "After last image" is set to "Ask"
- Contents custom page now respects the selected language and orders the letters according to it

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CLOSED USER

CLOSED USER 9 days ago

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jstowell

jstowell 13 days ago

I'm seeing the same thing as Eric Wander, as far as the navigation disappearing. When you click your way down through the subdirectories to the image, the final view is just the actual jpg itself. All other formatting and navigation has disappeared. My issue also occurred after upgrading to 5.5.11.

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Laca Molnar

Laca Molnar 13 days ago

It's only the version 5.5.11 had this fault, but now it's fixed hopefully.

jstowell

jstowell 11 days ago

Thanks, Laca, the fix in 5.5.12 took care of the issue! And thanks for the speedy update!

kATE GIRDWOOD

kATE GIRDWOOD 13 days ago

Why is everything so large? on the make album it is a nice size but when the album is uploaded the photos won't fit on the screen and because they are so enlarged they are out of focus. Please can I have the uploaded album as before the same size as the make album

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Laca Molnar

Laca Molnar 13 days ago

Supposed to look the same as the local version. If they are different you might want to Upload the album again, and force-refresh the browser (Ctrl-F5).

kATE GIRDWOOD

kATE GIRDWOOD 13 days ago

Thanks Laca all is well now

Eric Wander

Eric Wander 13 days ago

Version 5.5.11 January 9, 2017 doesn't work very well, all te pictures are too large and you can not click to an another picture anymore! Please change it back the way it was!

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Laca Molnar

Laca Molnar 13 days ago

Sorry, it's fixed now.

pinkasimov

pinkasimov 24 days ago

Hello, On my site, I have sorted by year, month, and then albums all my photos with the Turtle theme. Everything is very perfect except the "ZIP download ..." setting. When I choose the option "The whole album", it's the complete site that downloads (not far from 40 GB !!). The other options appear to be only when the image is downloaded. My question is, is there an option / a way to propose the download of one album at a time (so at the tree level when we are in a folder with pictures in it or folder containing folders)? Thank you very much and again congratulations for this really complete theme!

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Laca Molnar

Laca Molnar 23 days ago

You can't download part of the album (because that will not work), only all the images in a folder. (But not with subfolders included.)