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The WP-SimpleViewer plugin allows you to easily create SimpleViewer galleries with WordPress. SimpleViewer is a free, customizable Flash image gallery. Images and captions can be loaded from the WordPress Media Library or from Flickr.

Get full instructions and support at the WP-SimpleViewer Homepage.

Upgrade to SimpleViewer-Pro

SimpleViewer-Pro supports advanced customization options, no branding, unlimited images and more. To upgrade the WP-SimpleViewer plugin to SimpleViewer-Pro, check here.


WP-SimpleViewer developed by SimpleViewer Inc.

Terms Of Use

WP-SimpleViewer may be used for personal and/or commercial projects. View Terms of Use


  • Fixed bug whereby defaults could not be set and galleries could not be edited in WebKit browsers
  • Fixed bug whereby ‘NextGEN Gallery’ and ‘Picasa Web Album’ galleries did not display
  • Fixed bug whereby submission could be performed remotely

  • Supports SimpleViewer v2.3.2
  • Added support for using Picasa Album Id as well as Picasa Album Name
  • Fixed ‘PHP Notice’ in WordPress Debug Mode
  • Improved gallery settings window layout
  • Ensured all external CSS and JavaScript files are loaded only when required
  • Removed deprecated code

  • Added support for adding gallery in QuickPress widget on Dashboard page via media button
  • Added support for CKEditor and FCKEditor
  • Added support for reversing image order for ‘Media Library’ galleries
  • Added tooltip text on ‘Manage Galleries’ page
  • Fixed bug whereby default Pro Options appeared in gallery Pro Options text area in edit gallery form
  • Fixed bug whereby gallery did not display under certain conditions
  • Fixed bug whereby Picasa Web Album did not display if Picasa User Id or Picasa Album Name contained whitespace
  • Fixed bug whereby plugin did not activate successfully under certain conditions
  • Fixed bug whereby XML data was not generated dynamically under certain WordPress installations
  • Fixed HTML errors on ‘Manage Galleries’ page
  • Fixed incompatibility with ThemeForest Evermore theme
  • Fixed server paths in backup and restore Pro ‘svcore’ folder routines
  • Fixed visual input field issues in WebKit browsers
  • Ensured all XML files use UTF-8 encoding
  • Ensured only accepted images are included in galleries
  • Ensured only required attributes are included in dynamically generated XML files
  • Ensured only required resource files are included in administration pages
  • Ensured only single SimpleViewer shortcode tag is inserted in page or post when user clicks ‘Add Gallery’ button multiple times
  • Improved support for WordPress capabilities
  • Improved error handling when unable to include SimpleViewer shortcode in page or post
  • Removed deprecated code
  • Removed ‘default.xml’ file
  • Clean color and opacity values
  • Clean numeric gallery configuration option values
  • Custom default values no longer overwritten when updating plugin
  • Disabled non-layout and gallery-specific options on ‘Set Default Values’ page
  • Media Library gallery message displays ‘Upload/Insert’ or ‘Add Media’ depending on version of WordPress installed
  • Moved all inline CSS to external stylesheets
  • Optimized code
  • Pro ‘svcore’ folder no longer overwritten when updating plugin
  • Standard Options from the Pro Options text area are no longer entered into the output XML files

  • Added support for ‘Include Featured Image’ in ‘Media Library’ galleries
  • Fixed bug preventing Dashboard menu links from being displayed in certain installations
  • Pro Options are now case-insensitive
  • ‘Delete All Galleries’ button changed to ‘Delete All Data’ as button now cleanly removes all plugin-related data rather than just resetting options


  • Supports SimpleViewer v2.3.1
  • Added support for ‘Picasa Web Album’ as source of images
  • Added support for WordPress installations on https:// secure servers
  • XML file now created dynamically so no need to edit gallery or post to rebuild static XML file
  • Made distinction between pages and posts throughout plugin
  • Fixed bug allowing multiple gallery shortcodes to be entered into each post
  • Fixed bug whereby duplicate calls were made to certain methods
  • Fixed bug whereby corrupt NextGEN Gallery installation caused NextGEN-sourced gallery to fail


  • Added support for ‘NextGEN Gallery’ as source of images
  • Added ability to delete all galleries and reset Gallery Id to zero
  • Added ability to set/reset default values for gallery options
  • Improved and restructured code
  • Removed redundant code
  • Fixed incompatibilities with other plugins
  • Multiple bug fixes and enhancements


  • Fixed missing ‘Add SimpleViewer Gallery’ text button
  • Fixed debug mode warnings
  • Supports SimpleViewer v2.3.0


  • Fixed Gallery Sizing Issues
  • Fixed Multiple Flickr Tags
  • Multiple bug fixes and enhancements


  • Fixed Gallery Sizing Issues
  • Fixed Compatibility with different jQuery versions
  • Fixed Page zooming on mobile devices
  • Multiple bug fixes and enhancements


  • Added Universal Playback
  • Supports SimpleViewer v2.1.2
  • Multiple bug-fixes


  • Added ability to delete galleries
  • Fixed extra quotes in Pro options


  • Supports SimpleViewer v2.0
  • Supports loading images from the WordPress Media Library or via Flickr
  • Compatible with WP 3.0

Contributors & Developers

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