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NextGEN Player Template


Plugin integrates the jQuery Plugin Galleryview from Jack Anderson ( with NextGEN Gallery using custom template. Use the shortcode [nggallery id=x template=”player”] to show the new layout.
Responsive version created by Jeroen Penninck (

NextGEN Player Template WordPress Plugin – Resources

*Visit the NextGEN Player Template WordPress NextGEN Player Template Plugin official homepage
*View NextGEN Player Template Demo


Piotr Tokarczyk PT STUDIO 2013
Piotr Tokarczyk 20011-2013

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA

** Please note **

The Galleryview jQuery Plugin is not part of this license.

For use please look at Galleryview’s homepage


  • Screenshot Player Template
  • Backend Settings (v 1.1.0)


** Please note **
First you need to install NextGEN Gallery Plugin

  1. Download, install, and activate the NextGEN Player Template plugin.

  2. Go to Gallery > NextGEN Player Template Settings and change whatever you like.

  3. Go to a post/page, and add shortcode [nggallery id=x template=”player”] where id value is your gallery id.

That’s it … Have fun


How can i change player width?

Go to Gallery > NextGEN Player Template Settings, uncheck inherit checkbox, and fill width input.

Player displays only 20 images. How can i change it?

Go to Gallery > Options > Gallery and edit Number of images per page input.

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STATIC

That error means that you need to update php. Required version is >= 5.3.6.

Contributors & Developers

“NextGEN Player Template” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


V1.0.1 – 2013-02-06

  • NEW: wp-admin settings page added in NextGEN menu
  • NEW: overlay changer
  • NEW: php 5.4 compatibility

V1.0.2 – 2013-02-17

  • NEW: Fix image possition option
  • NEW: php 5.4 compatibility

V1.0.3 – 2013-03-13

  • NEW: Fancybox better integration

V1.0.4 – 2013-03-18

  • Bugfix: CSS missing file
  • NEW: wp-admin option “Show Infobar on page load”
  • NEW: wp-admin option “Show filmstrip captions”
  • NEW: wp-admin Fancybox option “Show title”
  • NEW: wp-admin Fancybox option “Hide on content click”
  • NEW: wp-admin Fancybox option “Show close button”
  • NEW: wp-admin Fancybox option “Show navigation arrows”
  • Changed: settings.php and nextgen-player-template.php refactored

V1.1.0 – 2013-05-27

  • NEW: wp-admin option “Panel scale”
  • NEW: wp-admin option “Responsive”
  • NEW: wp-admin option “Show overlay”
  • NEW: wp-admin option “Panel can upscale image”

V1.1.1 – 2013-08-19

  • NEW: wp-admin option “Main image padding”
  • NEW: wp-admin option “Show filmstrip navigation buttons”