Feature Requests & Ideas

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  1. 9 votes
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  2. 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.

    106 votes
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  3. Make Download image an option and allow download of high resolution images

    Not everybody is happy that you can download the images, so I think it should be possible to disable it via an option like 'imagedownloadButton: false'
    Otters like to offer the images in a higher resolution for printing, so it would be nice if you could select the folder where the images to be downloaded should be fetched, an option like 'imagedownloadFolder: highres'.

    15 votes
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  4. Show thumbnails inside PhotoSwipe container

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

    299 votes
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  5. 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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  6. Support video and audio

    Support HTML5 audio and video elements.

    328 votes
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  7. youtube/vimeo video support

    youtube/vimeo video support

    174 votes
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  8. categories

    is it possible to add categories of images??

    9 votes
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  9. WordPress gallery plugin?

    As the title states.

    121 votes
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  10. autoplay

    Would like the option to automatically display each image after a specified pause duration.

    34 votes
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  11. Goto Full Screen Directly

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

    36 votes
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  12. Horizontal slide animation

    Sliding image in and out orizontally when clicking the navigation arrows (left right).It will give a more smoothing experience, as when you drag horizontally.

    32 votes
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    Transition between items is removed on purpose. Reasons:

    On slow machines transitions will not look smooth, especially if large images are used.

    As progressive loading of images is enabled, it causes Paint each time some part loads. If animation will start before some image is fully loaded, there will be lags. Again, especially if images are big (1200px+)

    Transition (especially “move”) distracts from the content. Most native image viewers don’t use any transition. As well as web photo-giants, like 500px, Flickr or Imgur.

    In summary, there are no plans to add “move” transition between slides. “fade” – maybe, but currently there are more important features in todo list.

  13. 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.

    10 votes
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  14. slides with html and vertical scroll

    I have a slide with html content, but I need the vertical scroll, because the content is very long, is there any way to turn? Thank You

    22 votes
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  15. Option to turn off secondary zoom

    Unless I am missing something, there does not appear to be an option to control whether or not the secondary zoom (ie the zoom in that occurs when user clicks an image that can be larger than the initial zoomed-in size). I have used the getDoubleTapZoom() option to set the maximum zoom to item.initialZoomLevel, but this doesn't prevent the cursor changing to a magnifier when it's over the image. I simply want the image to always close when it's clicked, unless a left/right arrow is clicked of course.

    For the time being I've changed ui.onGlobalTap() to call close() regardless of…

    23 votes
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  16. 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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  17. Individual links for photo

    If desired, you can change the names of the links

    4 votes
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  18. 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!

    7 votes
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  19. 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.

    1 vote
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  20. 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?

    1 vote
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