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  1. allow full-screen mode as default

    please create a option to allow it

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  2. 2 votes
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  3. Allow closing of mobile gallery when clicking outside of image

    I've had people complain that on mobile devices they have to click the small "x" button to close the gallery. I personally don't care and I can see why it was developed the way it was (for sloppy fingers) — but is there, or can there be a configurable initialization option for allowing the gallery to be closed clicking outside the image and not directly on the X button?

    It works like this out of the box on desktop browsers and not mobile.

    5 votes
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  4. Watermark

    Hi wonder if you could add a transparent watermark incorporated on to the images via an .png file

    If this could be done at a high z level to stop the unwise from stealing the images by simply right clicking ( i know this wouldn't stop the pro's and cache hunters)

    i produced this css code which worked on the main gallery image, but cant get it on image preview /

    img.pwsp___img {
    content: '' !important;
    position: absolute !important;
    left: 0 !important;
    top: 0 !important;
    right: 0 !important;
    bottom: 0 !important;
    background: url(https://irp-cdn.multiscreensite.com/c985c62c/dms3rep/multi/kisspng-nfl-draft-watermark-clip-art-stamp-5ac82f995269b7.4579887015230688253376-37705a56.png) !important;
    background-size: cover !important;
    }

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  5. Add simple constructor.

    Not usefly.
    var gallery = new PhotoSwipe(jQuery("a.image"));
    gallery.init();
    This not working.
    How create lightbox for all link with image source?
    :(

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  6. Fix the IOS and certain windows browser "save image as..." capability.

    I found users having various bugs related to saving images in the gallery when trying to right-click or hold-tap on an image in an open gallery.

    Seems like windows 10 browsers — right clicking causes the gallery to close instead of giving the user the option to save the image.

    On IOS Safari — the user can hold-tap on the image and never get an option to save the image.

    On Android Chrome and all the MacOS browsers I've tested it with, I am still able to save the image on a right-click or hold-tap.

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  7. 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.

    56 votes
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  8. Center the images on every resize

    On Every Resize instead of blank space on the sides , the photos must be justify to the center.

    3 votes
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  9. 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?

    7 votes
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  10. PDF

    Could you include PDF files or viewing?

    14 votes
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  11. disable right click to stop people downloading both the thumb and the full size image.

    disable right click to stop people downloading both the thumb and the full size image.

    13 votes
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  12. Load a larger image once the user zooms past a certain point

    Allowing multiple levels of detail on a user image would let the initial high-res image load quickly, and provide more detail for users who choose to zoom in to an item.

    32 votes
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  13. 9 votes
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  14. Add Multiple Galleries

    Allow the ability to create multiple galleries with their own set of photos in each.

    For Example:
    Gallery A --> 5 Photos
    Gallery B --> 14 Photos
    Gallery C --> 3 Photos
    ... etc. etc. etc.

    97 votes
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  15. Show thumbnails inside PhotoSwipe container

    Show thumbnails inside PhotoSwipe container, so user can slide to any image from the gallery by clicking on it.

    286 votes
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  16. Click to advance to next image

    Presently, clicking an image (optionally) will zoom, if the image is not at 100% scale, or close the slideshow.

    I'd like an option to instead have the mouse click advance to the next image in the slideshow. This would set the aforementioned behavior false, of course. Zooming would then be accessible only using the toolbar icon, and perhaps via double-click.

    26 votes
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  17. Support video and audio

    Support HTML5 audio and video elements.

    312 votes
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  18. youtube/vimeo video support

    youtube/vimeo video support

    171 votes
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  19. Goto Full Screen Directly

    Please create a option to show the slide show in Full Screen if the browser supports it.

    33 votes
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  20. Image rotate

    How about the possibility to rotate an image?
    Would be nice in case the uploader forgot that ;)

    22 votes
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