September 16th, 2013

JoomGalleryJoomGallery is a gallery component completely integrated into Joomla!, with support for Joomla! 3.x and Joomla! 2.5.

Features include, but are not limited to:

– Three image sizes: Thumbnails – Detail images – Original images (thumbnails and detail images are created automatically out of the original images)

– Fullscreen animated JavaScript boxes (Slimbox or Thickbox3), other possibilities of opening the detail or original images may be: A clear new window, JavaScript window, DHTML container or any other method added by additional plugins (there are already some available for Shadowbox, Highslide JS and RokBox)

– Manifold possibilities in the detail view: Voting, commenting, BBCode for external linking, “Send to a friend” feature, adding nametags (“That’s me!” and also adding nametags for other users), Slideshow with several transition effects, mini thumbnails of category in a motion gallery

– Configurable watermark

– Exif and IPTC image data support

– Access rights for categories according to Joomla’s user groups

– Fully implemented ACL of Joomla! 2.5.x

– User-created uploads and categories

– Password-protected categories

– Time span for upload limit in frontend

– Favourites: Users may store and download their favourite images (in a zip archive)

– Option to download single images

– Counting image downloads

– Cooliris support

– Google Maps support (GeoTagging)

– Search function in gallery

– Configurable view of toplists (top rated, last added, last commented, most viewed)

– Possibility to exclude images from toplists and the search

– Several upload possibilities from backend and frontend: Single upload, Batch upload (Zip), Drag’n’Drop-Upload with progress bar, Java upload, FTP upload (last one only in backend)

– Image processing using GD, GD2 or ImageMagick

– Afterwards resizing of detail images and thumbnails

– Square thumbnails possible

– Possibility of using content plugins in image and category descriptions

– Possibility to explicitly reject images and to send message about rejection reason

– Expand Joomla-Breadcrumbs

– Unlimited nested categories possible

– CSS-based layout (table-free, wherever possible)

– MVC structured code, template overrides possible for every view

– Module positions inside the gallery

– Several plugin events triggered by JoomGallery on certain events in order to interact with third-party extensions

– An interface class (API) gives other extensions (Plugins, Modules, …) the possibility to integrate JoomGallery content

– Huge third-party support: There are JoomGallery extensions available for many third-party extensions: Community Builder, Community Builder Enhanced, JomSocial, Kunena, AlphaUserPoints, JComments, JomComment, XMap, sh404SEF, Artio JoomSEF, SEFAdvanced, JoomFish, reCaptcha.

– Plugins for displaying or linking images in content articles or for automatically creating user categories