The Photo Gallery module contains a set of contemporary and handy tools that you can use to create and manage photo albums or image galleries right on your site. This module makes building a gallery a real breeze for any large web project. Use the bulk upload function to easily upload many photos. Let visitors rate photos and add their comments!
Photo Gallery enables users to:
Create private and public albums
Upload photos in a bulk
Automatically resize images
Use SEF URLs
Comment photos in blogs
Use tag clouds for fast and easy search
Image Upload Tools
Bulk upload: using ActiveX for Internet Explorer, or Java applet for FireFox. Internet Explorer for Mac and Opera are not supported.
Conventional upload using web forms.
Features of ActiveX and Java Plug-Ins:
Fast and easy navigation through local files and folders.
Automatic creation of thumbnails of files in the following formats: JPEG, GIF, PNG.
Capability to upload files and even folders.
Single and multiple selection of images.
Automatic thumbnails and resized copies.
All operations: thumbnailing, resizing, labelling – are performed locally! Only processed and resized images are sent to the server!
Capability to resume broken uploads.
Upload progress dialog.
EXIF metadata support.
If image upload is performed via the conventional web form, image processing is performed at the server side (requires the GD2 library).
Maximum size of image files.
Maximum dimensions (width and height) of image thumbnails.
Parameters of full size images.
Catalogs of unlimited nesting depth.
Single user mode (user group based permission assignment).
Permissions for albums are assigned in the containing information blocks.
Variety of photo album covers.
Thumbnails of album images for photo album covers.
Photo list view.
Detail view (thumbnails and properties).
Full image view.
Group operations (deletion).
Options for image background shadows (in the full image view).
Integration with the built-in search engine.
SEF URL support.
Comments for photos in blogs.
Automatic blogs for photos.
Support for CAPTCHA in comments.
Site Design Integration
The photo gallery is implemented as a complex component (2.0).
Developers can create their component templates or visual themes.