This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

FX Gallery Widget


FX Gallery Widget adds a widget for displaying gallery for attached images to current page or post, or to a specific post or page by ID. It is used to show images in widget area if they are linked to a page or post, they don’t have to be inserted in page as images. Widget has setting for number of images to display, also displaying order may be set to random.


  • Show images from currently displayed page or post
  • Add as many widgets as you want, wherever you want
  • Select a number of images
  • Select any registered size in WordPress
  • Display the images in ascending, descending, or random order
  • Link the images to the original file, post, anchor in the post, attachment page, or nothing
  • Add a prefix to the link and image title (appears as a tooltip)
  • Use a rel attribute for the link – great for lightboxes


  • Widget options
  • Sample display


FX Gallery Widget is easily installed automatically via the Plugins tab in your blog administration panel.

Manual Installation

  1. Upload the fx-gallery-widget folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Appearance → Widgets to setup FX Gallery Widget


How do I get the ID for the post or page?

You may install “WP Show IDs” plugin, then all ID’s will be shown in administration pages.

Contributors & Developers

“FX Gallery Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Fixed description and text in widget


  • First version