User Picture Gallery


UPG – User Photo Gallery

User Photo Gallery (UPG) is easy way to make image gallery. Images and Youtube videos can be uploaded by visitors without registration.


  • Responsive image/youtube gallery for mobile & tablets.
  • Registered & Visitors can upload images from front end.
  • Choose selected category from frontend.
  • Options to set approval of images before it is displayed.
  • Can view images as gallery for particular users.
  • Clean Permalinks for Search Engines.
  • External plugins shortcode can be added near image.
  • Options of Lightbox and static page.
  • True Pagination by wp-navi plugin
  • Set No. of Images per row
  • Set No. of Images per page
  • Images are deleted as soon as post is deleted permanently.
  • Sorting options at shortcode
  • List images from selected category
  • Thumbnail Gallery View
  • Full of shortcodes parameters for page & post.


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Live Demo

Click on the link to see the Basic Demo.


  • Responsive Image Gallery
  • Frontend Post Form for visitors
  • Admin Setting Options
  • Admin Side Image List
  • Lightbox Video
  • Gallery Flat Layout


Installation Instructions

Automatic Installation

  • Go to your plugin browser inside your wordpress installation and search odude by keyword. Then choose User Photo Gallery and click install. It will be installed shortly.
  • Activate the plugin from Plugins menu after installation

Manual Installation

  • Download the latest version and extract the folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  • The plugin will appear as inactive in your Plugins menu
  • Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress

Show images from specific album

  • Just paste this shortcode
    [upg-list perrow=”3″ perpage=”30″ orderby=”date” page=”off” layout=”list” album=”test”]
    in your post or page to get the gallery pictures.

  • Note: Here test is the slug(category) name of album.

Create post image page

  • Create a page and give title as your wish. Keep below shortcode at description area.
1. What type of images does it support?

Supports the following types of image files: JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, Youtube URL

2. How thumbnails are created?

Thumbnails and preview is based on main default settings of wordpress media manager.

3. Create page to post/upload image

Create a page and give title as your wish. Keep below shortcode as [upg-post type=image] at description area. Link this page at your menu.

4. Show images from specific album/category

Paste shortcode as below to the page description and link that page to your menu.
[upg-list perrow=”3″ perpage=”30″ orderby=”date” page=”off” layout=”list” album=”test”]

test is a album or category slug name.
Leave it blank to show all images.


Clean and easy

It’s very easy to use and immediately gallery is created.
But still missing customization option.

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Contributors & Developers

“User Picture Gallery” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • More hooks and actions are added for developers.