PhotoPress – Masonry Gallery


This plugin allows you to apply a masonry style display to a gallery of images. The plugin extends the core [gallery] shortcode by adding a “type” attribute so that you can choose this masonry presentation on a gallery by gallery basis.

Features include:

  • Adds “type” attribute and “masonry” value to gallery shortcode

Premium Support

The PhotoPress team does not provide support for this plugin on the forums. One on one email support is available to users that purchase one of our Premium Support Plans.

Other PhotoPress Plugins

The Guide To WordPress For Photographers

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Example Usage

Display a gallery of images in a masonry style:

[gallery type="masonry"]


Installation Instructions
  1. Upload the plugin folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ page in the WordPress admin interface
  3. Install and activate the PhotoPress Gallery plugin which this plugin depends on.
  4. Add the “type” parameter to the gallery shortcode in your page/post like so [gallery type="masonry"].
Why do I need this plugin?

You need this plugin if you want to display an image gallery using a masonry style on a case by case basis.


Doesn't work for me either

Uninstalling 🙁

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Contributors & Developers

“PhotoPress – Masonry Gallery” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




Adding check for web page to be ready before calculating masonry.


Added proper centering and item padding


fixes image loading race condition


Clarifying install instructions so that it’s clear thatthis plugin is dependant on PhotoPress Gallery.


Removing duplicate masonry js file as plugin comes standard as of WP 3.9.


Initial version of plugin.