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  1. Add field for e.g. Author

    On the right side (right from Caption_Center) add a filed for e.G. Author

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    • Disable URL rewriting, but keep back button functionality

      Maybe this is possible now, but is there a way we can disable URL rewriting when clicking back/forward, but keep the back button functionality on phones?

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      • Show EXIF information of the photo

        I should like that the Share / Download image menu could be extended with an item 'Show EXIF' data. Clicking that link should show a window with Exposure date, used aperture, exposing time, camera type etc.

        6 votes
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        • 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.

          81 votes
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          • Show GPS location

            I made a jAlbum skin PhotoSwipe (see http://jalbum.net/en/skins/skin/PhotoSwipe) and I like to give this skin the same fuctionallity as my Slide Show 4 skin.
            So I like to add to the Share / Download image menu a new entry 'Show GPS location' which shows the GPS location in Google Maps with a function like this:
            function OpenGoogleMaps() {
            if (typeof(gMap) != "undefined") {
            if (gMap[slide_index].length > 0) {
            window.open("http://maps.google.com/maps?q=" + gMap[slide_index] + "");
            }
            }
            };
            In this case I have the GPS coordinates in an array gMap, but I could save the location also in the…

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            • 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.

              43 votes
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              • Double click on zoomable images to close gallery

                I think this could be a useful desktop feature.

                8 votes
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                • image padding on mobile

                  I think it would be great to have the option to add a padding around images in the mobile view. Some people prefer when images have some framing around them.

                  4 votes
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                  • Add a button below the thumbnails (for the administration of photo information for example)

                    I load my images with URLs stored in database.
                    I build the tags contained in the rows retrieved according to my table like this :

                    while ($photo = mysql_fetch_array($photoQuery) ) {
                    $pathPetite = $path.'/'.$photo['petite'];
                    $pathGrande = $path.'/'.$photo['grande'];
                    $pathOriginale = $path.'/'.$photo['originale'];

                    $miniaturePath = $pathPetite;
                    $galeriePath = $pathGrande;

                    list($width, $height) = getimagesize($galeriePath);

                    echo '<figure itemprop="associatedMedia" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/ImageObject">';
                    echo ' <a href="./'.$galeriePath.'" itemprop="contentUrl" data-size="'.$width.'x'.$height.'">';
                    echo ' <center><img src="./'.$miniaturePath.'" itemprop="thumbnail" alt="'.$photo['description'].'" title="'.$photo['id'].'-'.$photo['originale'].'" /></center>';
                    echo ' </a>';
                    echo ' <figcaption itemprop_titre="'.$photo['titre'].'" itemprop_desc="'.$photo['description'].'" itemprop_originaleurl="'.$pathOriginale.'"></figcaption>';
                    if ($copocorp_user_id == $album['idUser']) {
                    sql2html("SELECT titre as 'Titre', description as 'Description', petite as 'Petite', grande as 'Grande', originale as…

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                    • 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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                      • 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

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                        • Add attribute with item index to images.

                          The listener functions often return an index. But what if we dynamically want to find this image in the DOM based on that index? Would be very handy.

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                          • Add loading class name to images that are loading.

                            I had this problem that I wanted to add a white background to loaded images. But this is impossible without manipulating the .js till great extend. Would be nice to have native support.

                            This is useful because some images have transparent background.

                            3 votes
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                            • categories

                              is it possible to add categories of images??

                              3 votes
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                              • 18 votes
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                                • 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.

                                  24 votes
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                                  • 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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                                    • 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.

                                      16 votes
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                                      • 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!

                                        21 votes
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                                        • 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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