FooGallery – Image Gallery WordPress Plugin

Description

FooGallery is the best image gallery plugin for WordPress. Why? Stunning gallery layouts, responsive, retina-ready, lightning fast, easy to use. Built to be highly configurable and extensible for developers or freelancers.

View the Foo Gallery Homepage & DEMO

Major changes in 1.4.1!

There have been major updates to the gallery templates in v1.4.1. If you have updated, please test your galleries.

Retina Support

Foo Gallery now comes with built-in support for higher quality thumbnails on retina-enabled displays. No more blurry thumbnails, just crisp thumbnails that look amazing on all devices.

Video Support

Foo Gallery now supports the creation of video galleries with the FooVideo premium extension! Create galleries with both images and videos mixed!

Albums Built In

Albums are now built in as an extension. Simply head over to the extensions page and activate the albums extension. A new menu item will appear that allows you to add albums just as easily as galleries.

Built For Developers

Foo Gallery was designed to be the most developer-friendly gallery plugin available for WordPress. It was also built on top of a solid extension framework, which means different functionality is separated out into different areas in the codebase. It also means the core plugin is lightweight, but still allowing for the most flexibility.

Features

  • Lazy loading
  • Simple Pagination (dots)
  • Live previews in admin
  • Retina thumbnail support
  • Add videos to galleries (via the FooVideo premium extension)
  • Albums built-in! (Activate the albums extension)
  • Use built-in media library to manage images
  • Drag n Drop reordering of images and galleries
  • Beautiful gallery templates
  • Custom CSS for both galleries and albums
  • Copy to clipboard shortcodes
  • Visual shortcodes in rich text editor
  • Gallery picker to insert shortcodes
  • Page usage metabox with one-click gallery page creation
  • NextGen importer tool (albums and galleries)
  • Multisite Support
  • plus many, many more

PRO Features

  • Polaroid PRO Gallery Template
  • Grid PRO Gallery Template
  • Advanced Pagination
  • Infinite Scroll
  • Multiple Loaded Effects
  • Multiple hover effects presets
  • More on the way!

Gallery Demos

  • Responsive Image Gallery – demo
  • Image Viewer Gallery – light demodark demo
  • Masonry Gallery – demo
  • Simple Portfolio – demo
  • Justified Gallery – demo
  • Single Thumbnail Gallery – demo
  • Mixed (Images + Videos) – demo

Album Demos

  • Responsive Album Layout – demo
  • All-in-one Stack Album – demo

Videos Demos

Extensions

Documentation

Contribute

FooGallery is hosted on GitHub. If you find a bug, please create an issue.

Screenshots

  • Gallery Edit Page
  • Visual Shortcodes
  • Gallery Picker
  • Frontend example with default template
  • Album Edit Page

Installation

  1. Upload foogallery folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. You will be redirected to the FooGallery Help page to get your started

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. Upload foogallery folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. You will be redirected to the FooGallery Help page to get your started
Why are my thumbnails so blurry?

Have you enabled retina support for your galleries? Displays with retina support can show better quality thumbnails when retina support is enabled. To enable retina support, edit the gallery and locate the Retina Support metabox.

Can I add videos to my galleries?

Yes, you need to use the FooVideo premium extension

How do I get albums working?

Simply go to the FooGallery extensions page and activate the Albums extension. If you do not see a button to activate the albums extension, reload the extensions list by clicking the reload button.

Can I build an extension?

Hell, yes! Check out our developer page

Reviews

Unable to use plugin in a php template page. May have to dump this plugin.

The suggested way to display a FooGallery album or gallery is using a shortcode. Plugin shortcodes don’t work universally, however. Put one in the content section on a static page, and it works fine. Try to print out that same shortcode in a dynamically generated page and it fails. Instead of just working the same way wherever it’s put, the shortcode somehow uses the context of page it’s on to change how it displays. So, when you try to display it using echo do_shortcode() in php, it prints the wrong URL and doesn’t work properly when clicked. I’ve been searching for help on this, but there’s nothing. There’s gotta be some way to set the page context dynamically so that the shortcode works properly, but when you go to the FooGallery’s own page where it says “Developer 101” or where it talks about about how easy it is to customize and extend, there’s no link to development resources. It’s just a marketing page… Is this thing flexible or not? Howso? I can’t use this plugin at all if I can’t get it to print on a template page properly.

great plugin

I believe I ran through more than 10 masonry plugins before finding this one.
It’s simple and fast to set up, works on all major browsers I’ve tested.

One thing could be added, an option to change from grid to list on mobile phones, would be handy with more than 2 columns. It’s perfect for my needs as it is, but I can see how for some people it would pose problems.

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Contributors & Developers

“FooGallery – Image Gallery WordPress Plugin” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.4.8

  • New : added custom ready event setting for overcoming 3rd party jQuery exceptions
  • New : added crop thumbnail option to ‘Single Thumbnail’ and ‘Image Viewer’ templates
  • Update to latest client side JS

1.4.7

  • Fix : conflicts with WP Rocket CDN features
  • Fix : conflicts with themes or plugins deferring script loading
  • New : Auto-loading of default templates
  • Update to latest client side JS

1.4.6

  • Fix : conflicts with other scripts or plugins using data-src attributes
  • Fix : script moved back to use jQuery ready event, to avoid some conflicts
  • New : Global setting to disable lazy loading for all galleries
  • New : FooGallery Widget!
  • New : Admin notice for Autoptomize users to delete cache on updates
  • Update to latest client side JS

1.4.5

  • Fix : Lazy loading – scrolling galleries in certain scenarios were not loading thumbs
  • Fix : Galleries that were hidden on page load were not displaying correctly when shown
  • Fix : Default gallery settings were not being applied to new galleries
  • New : shortcode arguments applied to gallery for common fields
  • New : HTML caching is disabled by default now!
  • Updated to latest client side JS and CSS

1.4.4

  • Fix : upgrade was calling underfined function

1.4.3

  • Fix : Justify gallery template issues
  • Fix : Masonry gallery template issues
  • Fix : Caption description not hidden when supposed to
  • Fix : Complete rework of thumbnail dimension logic!
  • Fix : Redirection bug on activation
  • Fix : Added checks for galleries causing PHP warnings
  • Fix : Multisite warnings on activation
  • New : Last Row setting in Justify gallery template
  • New : Alignment setting in Simple Portfolio gallery template
  • New : Added more checks after load to ensure gallery layout is correct
  • New : Added lazy loading advanced setting
  • Updated to Freemius SDK 1.2.2.10
  • Updated to latest client side JS and CSS

1.3.28

  • Complete rewrite of the built-in gallery templates
  • New : lazy loading
  • New : simple pagination
  • New : Live Previews when editing a gallery
  • 260+ updates, changes and bug fixes

1.3.8

  • New : Built in support for FooBox, fixing a lot of issues where FooBox option is not available
  • Fix : More reliable extension active status on extensions listing
  • Fix : More obvious wording for 3rd party plugins when they are not installed

1.3.7

  • Fix : Activation redirect bug showing “Sorry, you are not allowed to access this page.”

1.3.6

  • New : Freemius integration!
  • New : Added support for the Responsive Lightbox by dFactory
  • New : New custom class field for an attachment
  • New : Added more system info for better debugging when there are server issues
  • Fix : Visual editor FooGallery edit button
  • Fix : Image Viewer hover effect none now works as expected
  • Fix : Disable HTML caching for randomly ordered galleries

1.2.20

  • New : Force Use Original thumb setting on gallery edit page
  • Fix : PHP warning from thumbnail class since 1.2.19

1.2.19

  • New : Gallery output caching! Saves database requests improving load time
  • New : Gallery usage column in admin gallery listing
  • New : Better support for animated gifs
  • New : Hover icons retina support
  • New : Uninstall button on settings
  • New : Save thumb dimensions per attachment. (needed in future versions)
  • Fix : Extensions refactor and many issues resolved
  • Fix : Better retina support for all templates
  • Fix : Colorize / Greyscale CSS filters
  • Fix : Even better wpthumb compatibility

1.2.18

  • Fix : Handle no settings in retina metabox

1.2.17

  • New : Retina support – metabox per gallery and default settings
  • New : Attachment datasources – backend changes for how images are used in a gallery. (This will allow for new external sources in the future)
  • New : Caption color settings in Simple portfolio gallery template
  • New : Updated to latest Justified Gallery
  • Fix : Better wpthumb compatibility

1.2.16

  • Fix : Yoast SEO Sitemaps fatal error with deleted galleries
  • Fix : Updating pages with deleted galleries throws php warnings

1.2.15

  • Fix : Album admin CSS issues in WP 4.6
  • Fix : Masonry layout issues in WP 4.6
  • Fix : Media attachment fields not updating
  • Fix : Better support for IE10
  • New : Thumbnail generation test admin notice and settings

1.2.13

  • Fix : Shortcode replacing content in visual editor
  • Fix : Gallery hover effect of None being ignored
  • New : ImageViewer language settings for ‘Prev’, ‘Next’ & ‘of’
  • New : Setting to use original thumbnails if available

1.2.12

  • Fix : Simple Portfolio missing captions fix

1.2.11

  • Fix : Simple Portfolio undefined function fix

1.2.10

  • New : support for multiple admin JS and CSS assets for gallery templates
  • New : Added setting to choose Caption Description source
  • New : Crop position can be chosen for attachments
  • New : Albums gallery details modal for setting a gallery URL
  • New : Better shortcode preview in editor
  • New : Editor button now supported if multiple editors exist
  • Fix : Better No-Link support for gallery templates
  • Fix : Compatible with Unyson plugin
  • Fix : Compatible with Advanced Custom Fields
  • Fix : Simple Portfolio fixes and tweaks
  • Fix : ImageViewer fixes and better browser compatibility
  • Fix : Changed assets enqueue version to rather use extension version
  • Fix : Album URL fix for permalinks with no trailing slashes

1.2.9

  • New : Added Image Viewer gallery template
  • New : Caption support for default template
  • New : Yoast SEO gallery image support!
  • New : Responsive options for Masonry gallery
  • New : change gallery URL slug for albums
  • New : setting to turn off loading animation in default gallery
  • New : French translation
  • Fix : Support for WP 4.4
  • Fix : All templates – moved all jQuery ready events to vanilla JS
  • Fix : Many gallery template tweaks
  • Fix : allow no default to be chosen in settings

1.2.8

  • Works now with Polylang translation plugin
  • CSS Updates & enhancements to all gallery templates
  • Password protected galleries now work as expected
  • Ability to hide WYSIWYG editor button
  • Updated WPThumb
  • Multiple bug fixes and improvements

1.2.7

  • Bug fixes for 1.2.6 release
  • Added 2 new settings to Justified Gallery template (maxRowHeight + Caption Source)

1.2.6

  • CSS load optimizations
  • Updates and tweaks on all built-in gallery templates
  • More robust extension loading
  • More robust upgrades to FooBox PRO
  • Improved copy-to-clipboard
  • Added more hover effects
  • Support for FooVideo

1.2.5

  • Fix for extensions being empty
  • Added support for Multi-site
  • Added esc_url to all places where url is rendered
  • Updated to latest Justified Gallery v3.5.4

1.2.4

  • Many album template updates, enhancements and fixes
  • Many gallery template tweaks and fixes
  • Sort order settings for galleries and albums
  • Added new Single Thumbnail Gallery template

1.2.1

  • Added setting to choose default gallery to copy settings from
  • Fixed bug #45 – gallery fields not showing onload
  • replaced minicolors with spectrum colorpicker
  • Allow gallery fields to have a suffix
  • Added function to render galleries “foogallery_render_gallery( $gallery_id )”

1.2.0

  • Added albums extension
  • Added custom CSS metaboxes
  • Updated Nextgen importer
  • Fixed many bugs

1.1.8.2

  • Fixed “edit gallery” CSS with WP 4.0

1.1.8.1

  • Fixed “insert gallery” CSS with WP 4.0

1.1.8

  • Added 2 new gallery templates
  • Added 10+ actions and filters for more customization
  • Countless bug fixes and enhancements

1.1.7

  • first version!