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  1. 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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    • 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..

      7 votes
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      • Show thumbnails inside PhotoSwipe container

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

        280 votes
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        • Discourage save file as

          For instance, placing a div over the image, or capture the right click over an image and replacing the context menu with an alert message.

          24 votes
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          • Ability to customize display of Social Share Buttons (not just an arrow)

            To increase engagement (shares), it would be much more beneficial to have an option to display social media icons at first glance without needing to click on the "Share arrow" first. More steps = less engagement. Also, the share arrow can be easily overlooked where as social media icons are obvious and encourages clicking. Thanks!!!

            24 votes
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            • Goto Full Screen Directly

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

              29 votes
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              • 18 votes
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                • Slide on mouse scroll

                  Slide images next and prev on mouse scroll when not in zoom mode

                  24 votes
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                  • autoplay

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

                    34 votes
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                    • I want additional fields of the SQL table contents to show next to the image as description

                      I have a sql database and a table which has fields thumbnail, bigger image, qty, size, color, price etc. I am able to display the thumbnails and by clicking I am able to display the image, how can I display the other fields from the same table record?

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                      • 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).

                        7 votes
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                        • images only for zoom

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

                          7 votes
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                          • 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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                            • 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…

                              17 votes
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                              • What about integrating with Masonry?

                                I just download your plugin and trying to integrate with Masonry, I think it would be cool...

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                                • onStartDrag event

                                  Hi!

                                  I need onStartDrag event for hide an element when the user swipe image.

                                  Thanks

                                  4 votes
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                                  • ios webapp integration

                                    maybe finding an ability to make a certain gallery saved as webapp (not the whole webpage) on mobile for ios users, i think this would make it way better than all available galleries...i dunno if it's possible, just saying

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                                    • 15 votes
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                                      • 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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                                        • Galley inline option within page content

                                          Would be great if there was the ability to have the photoswipe inline within page content. Then on clicking an icon the gallery opens up to it's current default interaction

                                          35 votes
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