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  1. Horizontal swipe sensitivity.

    Horizontal swipe sensitivity. Need a setting so that easier to move (to swipe) image horizontally, i means need less effort to swipe the image.

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    • Button on mobile devices (form)

      I love the Gallery, i would love to add an Paypal Button to it. It works flawless on the Computer. Unfortunately not on mobile devices.

      Any Idea why not? I guess its because if you press the touch screen the captivation disappears?

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      • The amount of time I spent initializing a gallery... Was absolutely ridiculous.

        Don't make us do half the work. My initialization is 5 functions and a couple hundred lines of code. It is ridiculous. Thanks for the work and it is an excellent plugin for the end user, but I spent a day today initializing *a lightbox*. The only word I have for this, is ridiculous.

        A constructor should construct. hence the name.

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        • Problem with checkbox and radio input

          I need for a work to use checkbox and radio input and still use Photoswipe but this inputs are disabled in Photowsipe...
          Why ??
          Can I reactivated this inputs ?

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          • provide a list of item array properties

            I would like to have (or know where there is) a list of properties that can be added to the items array. for example, the demo talks about the "author" property and says you can add more in that section, but what can be added? How would I know that title: meant caption, etc. I'm sure its in the documentation somewhere but I can't find it.

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            • More access to internal data

              I think many of us would benefit from this.

              I get it that it keeps only 3 slider in html. But we could really use those:

              gallery.nextItem - object with the next item in array - same with prevItem

              gallery.nextItemElement - dom element bound to the nextItem - same with prevItemElement

              gallery.nextItemElementIndex - index of the element in dom 0/1/2

              I have static elements that needs to be added on each slide and those elements must slide with the photo, not be fixed like the photo counter.. I've added some extra js to work this thing out but it would…

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              • jQuery Mobile compatibility

                I would like to see a version compatible to jQuery Mobile.
                Because both CSS use classes like "ui-btn" they don't play along very well. It disturbs the UI quite a bit.

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                • Captions didn't update if accidentally clicked on pictures [solved]

                  Comment the lines In photoswipde-ui-default in this method:

                  ui.update = function() {
                  // Don't update UI if it's hidden

                  // the lines commented in this function prevent a bug where the captions wouldn't update if clicked anywhere on the pictures or captions.
                  // if(_controlsVisible && pswp.currItem) {

                  ui.updateIndexIndicator();

                  if(_options.captionEl) {
                  _options.addCaptionHTMLFn(pswp.currItem, _captionContainer);

                  _togglePswpClass(_captionContainer, 'caption--empty', !pswp.currItem.title);
                  }

                  _overlayUIUpdated = true;

                  // } else {
                  // _overlayUIUpdated = false;
                  // }

                  if(!_shareModalHidden) {
                  _toggleShareModal();
                  }

                  _countNumItems();
                  };

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                  • Pagination or Load More option for large galleries

                    An option to load an X amount of images at a time would be useful for those large galleries.

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                    • Anything that might be localized (text, url's) should be taken out of the .js files

                      Anything that might be localized (text, url's) should be taken out of the .js files. Not sure what is the better implementation, but may allow us to use json to "feed" the data into the appropriate classes and functions?

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                      • add .webp image format

                        how is possible that?
                        i have enable .webp format inside my wp - but photoswipe cant see any .webp images - and so i cant serve a lot of images.

                        When we have the pleasure to see that?

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                        • Is it possible to add the caption on the thumbnail

                          Can yo add the caption to the thumbnail image.

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                          • Built in option to close modal after last slide

                            Pretty sure this doesn't exist at the moment, and I think this would be a good addition.

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                            • Image Selection

                              Allow the user to select an image in the gallery rather than view a larger version.

                              http://neptunian.github.io/react-photo-gallery/examples/selection.html

                              7 votes
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                              • SEO Optimized

                                I noticed my PhotoSwipe galleries aren't SEO optimized, however the alt-text and description are filled in. But Google can hardly find any of my photos. Is there a better way to make my gallery SEO optimized?

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                                • Next a previous image in gallery partially view on actual image view

                                  The idea is bassically remplace the navigatiosn buttons for % of next and previous image, so the user can see a bit of what's next

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                                  • Groups

                                    Add groups like fresojs does

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                                    • PDF

                                      Could you include PDF files or viewing?

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                                      • Vue component

                                        It would be useful to release PhotoSwipe library as ready-to-use Vue.js component.

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                                        • Include DOM gallery builder in JS file

                                          Please include the initPhotoSwipeFromDOM function shown in http://photoswipe.com/documentation/getting-started.html#dom-to-slide-objects in PhotoSwipe in a JS file. That would make it much easier to get started with a gallery.

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