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  1. A codepen of PhotoSwipe "from a list of links" with responsive images (size & resolution)

    A codepen of PhotoSwipe "from a list of links" with responsive images (size & resolution)

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  3. Clearer controls

    1) left/right controls are rather small
    2) left/right controls are currently invisible when touch is enabled, on new Windows touch enabled laptops, this may cause:
    a) controls sometimes disappear when using the laptop as a normal laptop
    b) windows does not change between tablet and desktop mode until web page is closed [amazing "design" "feature" by Microsoft but apparently true]

    Even on a small mobile device, a visual indication that it is possible to advance or go back may be better than no indication at all.

    This is all mitigated if the solution to show thumbnails at the bottom of…

    7 votes
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  4. 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

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. images only for zoom

    I like show high resolution images when the user zooms.
    Can I do it?

    7 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. Support for background-image thumbnails

    An maybe could possibly use the full image thumb indifferent of the background soft-cropping (set on the element via overflow: hidden).

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  10. 7 votes
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  11. 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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  12. 6 votes
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  13. Support tiles for deep zoom, high resolution images

    The zoom feature is great, but what if you supported tiled images? Check out this museum's site to see it in action:

    https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en

    They're using Leaflet, but there's also OpenLayers.

    Thanks!

    6 votes
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  14. 6 votes
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  15. categories

    is it possible to add categories of images??

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  16. 6 votes
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  17. 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

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  18. Add 'staticClick' functionality

    This would easily allow Photoswipe to be combined Draggable image galleries

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  19. Zoom Events

    In the previous version (3.0.4) existed zoom events (onZoomPanRotateShow and onZoomPanRotateHide).
    It would be possible to recover those events in this new version?
    Thanks.

    5 votes
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  20. Share button for native app

    Is there a way for open the share button in native app (facebook, twitter and pinterest)?

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