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NextCellent Gallery - NextGEN Legacy

A Photo Gallery for WordPress providing NextGEN legacy compatibility from version 1.9.13

1.9.26 - 2015-03-27

What's in it for you?

  • Improved Watermark with custom image selection (credits to Niko Strijbol)
  • fix: Albums preview image now correctly shows images from inside the album, not the last uploaded ones.
VERY IMPORTANT: Read ON!

NextCellent Gallery provides backward compatibility for older NextGEN until version 1.9.13 .

  • this plugin will gracefully deactivate if detects NextGEN is working (any version) to avoid compatibility issues.

  • Please remember to READ THE FAQ!!! Issues for failing to read the FAQ will be IGNORED!!!

  • If you like it, please spread the word and rate it accordingly. I guess a lot of annoyed users can take advantage of NextCellent. Thank you!

  • WE APPRECIATE YOUR FEEDBACK. Be our voice and comment it!!!!

What is Nextcellent?

  • NextCellent is a image gallery plugin, based on older NextGen gallery code

  • NextCellent provides an alternative for traditional NextGEN users to keep their sites updated without breaking compatibility.

  • Older subplugins NextGen-compatible will be compatible (prior NextGen 1.9.13 or earlier).

  • Compatibility issues? Please check NextCellent Wiki (in construction) http://wpgetready.com/wiki/nextcellent-plugin/

What do you get with NextCellent Gallery?

  • Backward compatibility with NextGEN plugin version (1.9.13)

  • Slow evolving code path, made only by NextGEN user's suggestions. Yep, you read it right: slow in counterpart as fast. Older code is good enough to keep a community and it worked (and works) for most people. Versions will rollup about once a month.

  • A reliable way to work with already installed NextGEN galleries.

  • A place for updating the plugin without using FTP manual updates, but WordPress plugin repository.

  • Alternative path preserving backward compatibility (while possible).

  • Development on Bitbucket open to developers suggestions. (https://bitbucket.org/wpgetready/nextcellent). You are free to download , test and make suggestions and requests.

Being said that, here are the usual classic features:

NextCellent Gallery provides a powerful engine for uploading and managing galleries of images, with the ability to batch upload, import meta data, add/delete/rearrange/sort images, edit thumbnails, group galleries into albums, and more. It also provides two front-end display styles (slideshows and thumbnail galleries), both of which come with a wide array of options for controlling size, style, timing, transitions, controls, lightbox effects, and more.

NextCellent WordPress Gallery Plugin Features

Upload Galleries

  • Our WordPress gallery plugin offers diverse and powerful functionality for getting images from your desktop to your website. You can easily upload batches of images via a standard WordPress-style uploader, or upload images via zip file or FTP. NextCellent will automatically import your images meta data.

Manage Galleries

  • Centralized gallery management. Enjoy a single location where you can see and manage all your galleries.
  • Edit galleries. Add or exclude images, change gallery title and description, reorder of images, resize thumbnails.
  • Thumbnail Management. Turn thumbnail cropping on and off, customize how individual thumbnails are cropped, and bulk resize thumbnails across one or more galleries.
  • Edit Individual Images. Edit meta data and image tags, rotate images, and exclude images.
  • Watermarks. Quickly add watermarks to batches or galleries of images.
  • Albums. Create and organize collections of galleries, and display them in either compact or extended format.

Display Galleries

  • Two Gallery Types. Choose between two main display styles: Slideshow and Thumbnail, and allow visitors to toggle between the two.
  • Slideshow Galleries. Choose from a vast array of options for slideshows, including slideshow size, transition style, speed, image order, and optional navigation bar.
  • Thumbnail Galleries. Choose from a wide range of options to customize thumbnail galleries, including 5 different lightboxes for individual images, optional thumbnail cropping and editing, thumbnail styles, captions, and more.
  • Single Image Displays. Display and format single images.
  • Work with Options Panel or Shortcodes.

NextCellent WordPress Gallery Plugin Community & Extensions

NextCellent will provide backward compatibility for NextGEN 1.9.13 and it will evolve according user requirements.

As a result, there is large and great community of users and developers, as well as a large number of dedicated extension plugins. For a list of extension plugins, just search for NextGEN in the WordPress.org plugin repository, or visit Complete List of NextGEN Extension Plugins.

Requires: 3.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.1.5
Last Updated: 2015-3-27
Active Installs: 30,000+

Ratings

4.9 out of 5 stars

Support

3 of 28 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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