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Smart Gallery

August 28th, 2011

Smart GallerySmart gallery plugin allows you to insert an elegant gallery into your Joomla 1.6/1.7 articles.

Simply install and activate the plugin, and then insert the plugin code in the text of your article

{smartgallery
width: the thumbs width#height:the thumbs height#folder: your image folder#title:the gallery title}

Folder: needed, is the directory where you have your photos uploaded (inside your Joomla directory). Upload your images using the media manager or via FTP.

Width: optional, is the thumbs width.

Height: optional, is the thumbs height.

Title: optional, is the gallery title.

Smart Gallery is a nonintrusive and efficient code plugin (CSS3 and XHTML valid).

Smart Gallery uses native Joomla javascript library (Mootools) .

The icons are automatically reduced the plugin.

Smart Gallery is a Joomla plugin under GNU license.

Important:

Smart Gallery uses the Cerabox.net Lightbox so Motools 1.3.2+ and mootools-more-1.3.2.1-assets.js are needed.

Mootools 1.3.2 core is included with the original installation of Joomla 1.6.5 and 1.7

Smart Gallery by default includes the necessary file mootools-more-1.3.2.1-assets.js.
You can disable this option in the plugin configuration:

Smart Gallery creates a cache directory on each image gallery directory.
You can easy delete the gallery cache deleting the corresponding cache directory

Example

If the images are within the images/sampledata/fruitshop directory, this is the code you must enter in the text of your article:

{smartgallery
width: 200#folder: images/sampledata/fruitshop#title:Fruit Shop}

Features:

* Easy integration and configuration
* Unobtrusive and lightweight, using the joomla resources.
* Valid CSS 3 and XHTML
* Elegant lighbox effect
* Thumbnails automatic creation
* Caché for each directory.