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PhotoJAR: Base

Description

PhotoJAR: Base features include:

* Dynamic resizing and caching of thumbnails - changes to image sizes apply retroactively
* Support for LightBox, ThickBox, ShadowBox JS, etc.
* Custom image sizes (beyond "thumbnail" and "medium") - [gallery size="150x200"]
* Displays gallery of galleries (thumbnails of child galleries) - [gallery showchildren=true]
* A "linkto" parameter for galleries and images ("viewer", "default", "full", or "none") - [gallery linkto="viewer"]
* A JPEG quality setting
* A maximum size setting for full-size images
* A default gallery columns setting
* An [image] shortcode.
* NEW! Limit number of images displayed in a gallery - [gallery offset="3" limit="20"]
* NEW! Exclude images from a gallery - [gallery exclude="14,65,21"]

For additional info visit JARinteractive.

Screenshots

  • PhotoJAR integrated with Lightbox as seen at http://www.jarinteractive.com
  • PhotoJAR Settings
  • PhotoJAR Advanced Settings
  • Example post creating a gallery and a single image

Installation

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.
Requires PHP5.

  1. Upload the pj-base folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Adjust settings under the ‘Settings -> PhotoJAR’ menu in WordPress.
  4. Optional: Install a javascript viewer plugin (Ex: Lightbox, ThickBox, etc.)
    if you want to make use of that feature. PhotoJAR: Base will handle the markup to enable this on your images.

FAQ

What other PhotoJAR plugins are available?

Current PhotoJAR plugins are listed at the PhotoJAR webpage.

PhotoJAR: Post Thumbnailer – displays single thumbnails on the blog for each post
containing a gallery. It can also display the full gallery in a javascript viewer. Watch the JARinteractive Blog
for additional PhotoJAR plugins.

the PhotoJAR cache directory is missing, what do I do?

Create the directory specified in the error message, and ensure that WordPress has permission to write in it.

What if I find a bug?

Please contact me via the PhotoJAR website.
Include the version of WordPress you are using, current PhotoJAR settings, and details to recreate the bug if possible.

Contributors & Developers

“PhotoJAR: Base” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors