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  1. WordPress gallery plugin?

    As the title states.

    115 votes
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    • Load images dynamically from a folder

      Have a thumbnail that on click will load images in a folder.
      Example: Click thumbnail for gallery 1, load all images pointing to gallery1 folder.

      21 votes
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      • Create a responsive gallery of image thumbnails with a slideshow

        People need a gallery with a slideshow -
        Eg: https://unsplash.com/grid shows a gallery upon which a slideshow should be attached with a single plugin

        8 votes
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        • print image

          print image

          24 votes
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          • Auto getting image dimensions

            Will using jquery plugin like "imagesLoaded", solution for us with such problem? I've used "fluidbox" before i saw your solution and they are don't really force people to pass dimensions into plugin and they have same image animation and great functional, but no galleries, so that why i what to help your project)

            26 votes
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            • Slideshow

              Built in slideshow, automatically switch between images at configurable time interval.

              85 votes
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              • 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.

                29 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.

                • Image rotate

                  How about the possibility to rotate an image?
                  Would be nice in case the uploader forgot that ;)

                  17 votes
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                  • take me to my photo gallery

                    Taken me two my most used gallery app

                    2 votes
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                    • Examples of uses

                      Could you put in the download some examples of use, just like previous PhotoSwite had?

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                      • 16 votes
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                        • Magento Extension

                          Make a drop in magento extension with open source code for easy customization. I'll happily give a $100 donation towards the development and I'm sure you can easily find another 9+ to pitch in.

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                          • 15 votes
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                            • 4 votes
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                              • Flickr integration

                                It would be great it we could just enter a username or album id and it creates a gallery automatically.

                                17 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                                • 6 votes
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                                  • Share button for native app

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

                                    5 votes
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                                    • 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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                                      • Minimal version for mobile devices only

                                        It could be nice to have a minimal edition for mobile devices only; that is, without all features and icons needed for desktop browsers...

                                        10 votes
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                                        • Ability to add alt text

                                          Please add the ability to have alt text added to the images for screen readers.

                                          9 votes
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