Feature Requests & Ideas

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  1. Image size to cover whole screen

    I would be nice to add a feature set up an option like css background-size: cover to cover on screen when click thumbnail.

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  2. Add comment and like section

    I tried to change the layout, But I failed. It would be nicer if you'll allow html content with images.

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  3. categories

    is it possible to add categories of images??

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  4. Wordpress Page Integration

    Hello Dmitry,

    I have all references being accessed externally on Codepen (http://codepen.io/forrestwhitmore/pen/LVvvZv) and it works there. However, when the same HTML code is applied within a Wordpress page, nothing occurs.

    All references are within the Wordpress header.php for testing purposes. Any ideas why this would not work?

    Thank you

    6 votes
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  5. 18 votes
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  6. White version!

    Hi. It is posible to add a option for all white theme? I tried to do it but is too complicate to my. Some people does't like black background.

    Regards

    39 votes
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  7. Option to Show Images Fully Zoomed

    It would be ideal for products to show images fully zoomed to save the user the step of zooming in. Similar to the mobile site allsaints.com which is quite popular.

    27 votes
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  8. Tolerance for zoom-button

    The zoom-button shows as soon, as a zoom is possible. It still doesn't make sense to zoom in any case, though. For example, if only a few pixels can be zoomed in, it is no advantage.

    I suggest to add an option "zoom tolerance" in pixels or percent, which allows for to adjust, when the zoom-button should show (for example only if the image can be zoomind in by more than 20 %).

    7 votes
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  9. Option for replacement url on share buttons

    I am loading galleries on a main page of a news/photo website throug ajax. The normal share buttons get the right url's to a secondary page with only desired active article (with photo's).
    Because of the ajax loading, the share menu has the link to the main page. The article may even not be there anymore..

    So i'd like to give the gallery' s a "static link" ?
    (hope you understand. Enlisch is not my native language)
    The gallery's are on: http://www.gaellemuun.nl/nieuws-genemuiden.html
    some articles have a gallery which display's after click on "Lees verder" (Read more)

    Regards,
    Klaas Noordstra

    4 votes
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  10. Do not destoy it after close

    For example, I have the only one gallery on my page. I don't want to create new gallery object every time.

    var g = new PhotoSwipe( ... )
    g.init()

    so when i want to open it after close i should create new PhotoSwipe object; But i want something like g.open() instead

    Thank!

    24 votes
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  11. 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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  12. Add support for pinch-out zoom gesture to open gallery

    Some users automatically attempt to use the pinch-out zoom gesture on images to start zooming in. It would be nice to have the gallery open with this gesture along with the tap that is already supported.

    This is a great plugin!

    13 votes
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  13. A with-a-white background-version

    I almost made it: all white with black icons, only if I hover the share and close etc. icons, it keeps showing a black background, the arrows are fine. I have tried everything in the css-files (default-skin.css) for a whole day to get rid of that, and when I did... the arrows didn't function well anymore....has anybody a suggestion..?

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  14. Add 'staticClick' functionality

    This would easily allow Photoswipe to be combined Draggable image galleries

    6 votes
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  15. Add events for beforeNext and beforePrevious

    We have a beforeChange event, but this gives no indication of which direction the user's moving in. I'm having to write my own code to keep track of the last and new index numbers and work out whether we're moving to next or previous. That's normally the kind of event that's built in.

    7 votes
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  16. Add an RTL option

    It would be great to create a Right to left option to show it in inverse way, as the counter fits and the the goTo function getting fits to it.

    16 votes
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  17. Add an easy option for default scaling of images displayed

    Previous versions of PhotoSwipe had an imageScaleMethod option that would allow you to stretch or shrink image display size to the display area. At the moment you can do a hacky imitation of this by applying a zoom to the current item on beforeChange. But zooming deactivates the swipe on non-touch devices. It would be handy if we could specify how images should fit in the display area.

    3 votes
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  18. Retina / HiDPI Screen Support

    Allow additional @2 images in items for HiDPI Displays.
    This, in combination with different image sizes.

    14 votes
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  19. 20 votes
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  20. Customize Selectors

    Please customize selectos so that the script does not look for the 'closest' Figure element, but a custom class name, as the thumbnails of a group could be in different divs (ie a layout grid) and Figure tags could be not near each other. Also a custom selector for click actions not necessarely A href tag..

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