November 2019 Updates for Backlight 2

Updates are now available for both Backlight 2, and its Theater Add-on.

Following on from this conversation thread, new metadata options are now available for customizing the IMG alt attribute for gallery thumbnails when using pangolin-album.

It’s also now possible to view all images in a paginated gallery in a single page, using a URL parameter. For example, if the image gallery address is:

Then you can view all images on a single page by applying “page=all” to the URL:

How-to: Installing Updates in Backlight 2

Full changes below.

Backlight 2.0.11

  • Allows custom values for IMG alt attribute, else use image file name, in Pangolin-album
  • Adds page=all option to view all photos in a paginated album
  • Fixes path issue for sites under subdirectories that do not have URL rewriting enabled
  • Cleans up obsolete resource files

Theater Add-on 2.0.4

  • Upgrades Vegas from 2.4.0 to 2.4.4
  • Cleans up obsolete resource files