Navigation of the 'Virtual Tour' is
fairly intuitive but if you're unsure of the best way to
find your way around we hope this page will help you get the
most out of it.
The Tour is divided into
two levels of category. The top levels being :
and Street Scenes
Attractions and Features
People and Events
Each of these
top level categories is divided into sub-categories. For
example, Historic Buildings is
divided into :
sub-category has one or more albums containing a number of
There are many
different ways of finding your way around the albums
containing the photos. First of all is the main navigation
Most of these links work in relation to the categories you are
viewing. If you are looking at all the top level categories on
the 'front page' of the Tour then it will return information
for the whole Tour. If you are viewing a single category it
will return information for only that category.
:: From the Tour pages this brings you back to the
Introduction page. From the Introduction, About these
Galleries :: Contact Us, Acknowledgements and this page, it
takes you to the Marple Website.
:: This is currently for administrators only. YOU cannot
log-in at present and do not need to to use the Tour. This is
an option that gives enhanced features and may be enabled for
visitors in the future.
list :: This takes you to a view of all the albums
within the category or categories you are currently viewing.
uploads :: This takes you to a thumbnail view of the
latest additions to the category or categories you are
comments :: The addition of comments is not currently
viewed :: This takes you to a thumbnail view of the
most often viewed pictures within the category or categories
you are currently viewing.
rated :: Visitors can rate a picture on a scale of 0 to
5 stars. This link takes you to a thumbnail view of the
top-rated pictures within the category or categories you are currently
Favorites :: Visitors can select their favorite
pictures so that they can find them easily again (cookies must
be enabled). This link takes you to a thumbnail view of your
:: Allows you to search the Tour. All pictures satisfying the
search criteria will be displayed in a thumbnail view. We
recommend that you include Title, Caption and Keywords in your
search for the best results.
All headings and
category photographs are click-able. If you click the Buildings
and Street Scenes top level heading it will take
you to a listing of all the sub-categories and albums
within that top level category.
If you click the Marple
sub-category heading, or the photograph next to it, you
will be taken to a listing of all the albums in that
Within the text
describing the category or sub-category there may also
be hyper-linked text in blue.
These links will take you to external web sites or pages
within the Marple Website with more information.
Each album heading and
photograph are click-able. If you click on Market
Street or the associated picture it will take
you to a thumbnail view of all the pictures in that
Below the text
describing the album is a note of the number of images
it contains and the date it was last updated.
Thumbnails are displayed in sheets
of 12. If there are more than 12 images in an album there will be
numbered tabs so that you can view them all, 12 at a time.
The default display order for
thumbnails is by title in alphabetical order. You can re-order the
thumbnails by title, file name and date in ascending (+) or
descending (-) order using the links in the top right corner.
Position isn't used and you will get the same result as sorting by
Each thumbnail is click-able.
Click one and it will take you to a larger version of the image
and you will be presented with a number of further options and
additional information. These include:
Returns you to the thumbnail
Displays extra info and
allows you to add to My Favorites.
Starts a slide show of all
photos in album (BRILLIANT FEATURE!)
Send a postcard to a friend.
Scroll to previous image.
Scroll to next image.
Below the larger image
you will see a film strip showing two images either side of the
current one. You can click these images to go direct to them. You
can also rate (vote for) the current image on a scale of 0 to 5.
If you click the extra info sign
you will also see below the film strip extra info about the
picture and a link allowing you to add the picture to My
That's about it. If there's anything
not covered, then just ask