Sunday, January 26 2020
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I manage the website for Wherwell History Group. I have an Excel spreadsheet which is a catalogue of old photos, which has columns for unique id, date, title, location, description, etc. I am looking for recommendations for how to upload/display the spreadsheet. The main requirement is for users to select or mouse hover on a catalogue item and see a photo thumbnail which can optionally take them to a full size image or an item within a slideshow or an image within an article. Ideally, I would like to upload all the photos into a media folder 'in one go' and address them via the unique id. I am prepared to code the image link using a snippet of html embedded in the spreadsheet if required. Will Droptables (on Joomla) give me this functionality?

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You can list images in table using droptables and add link on it, that's not a problem. The problem I see with a spreadsheet solution for photo list is the performance. Depending on the number of pictures you have, it will be a super large table to load and it may takes forever to load on small connections.

In this case I would use Droppics instead, you can add links to articles from pictures in slideshow or in galleries.

Hope it helps.

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