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Gallery by BestWebSoft

Add beautiful galleries, albums & images to your WordPress website in few clicks.

9 reviews
Average Rating
3.6 out of 5 stars
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It worked until 4.3.1
By , for WP 4.3.1

Used this glorious plugin for a few years and everything was fine until WP updated to 4.3.1 and the plugin updated to its latest version. Then photo uploads were painfully slow. Even inserting images or setting a featured image became darn near impossible.

I'm waiting for the next plugin update to see if the issue is resolved, but until then, I have to find a new gallery plugin.

By , for WP 4.1.1

20 dollars for something many others offer for free...thanks

Relative image paths don't work with pretty URLs
By , for WP 3.7.1

If you are using pretty URLs, gallery images are broken everywhere, except on the front page, because the image paths are being printed relative to the current URL.

A really simple, silly mistake. All the plugin author had to do was output absolute URLs with site_url( $imgSrc ).

Hard to use, and crashed
By , for WP 3.7.1

Demo looked awesome. Installed flawless and was easy to setup simple slider. Never got to put it on my site because:
1. After i added my slides, I wanted to add an additional slide. Could not figure out how to do this. Appeared to have to recreate a whole new slide bank.
2. Clicked on "settings" and it crashed. PHP error on line 60.

Would have loved to use it, but it was not intuitive at all. I searched "add image" on the main plugin site and nothing relevant came up.

Can't give more than 2 stars. I'm where i was with this website before i wasted the time trying to get it to work.

No short code for albums
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Really nice plugin, like the user interface a lot but the fact that you can't add short code for the albums into your own template is very disappointing. I think that should be made clearer in the description.

media pick fail
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cannot pick from already uploaded media library images...wtf?
Have to re-upload images, not really best practices is it.

Need to go Pro for full functionality
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I was mislead to believing I could take advantage of all functionality this plugin has to offer. Unfortunately, I needed to "go pro" before I could take full functionality. As a fellow developer, I understand we have to make money somehow, but I dont like to be mislead/lied to.

Navigation Issues on Mobile Devices?
By , for WP 3.5.1


The navigation buttons on the free version of the gallery don't work on iPhone. How can I get this to work? I've been looking in the javascript files and can't seem to see any functionality for the use of mobile devices.

Hope you can help!

Works, but details are off
By , for WP 3.5.1

Unfortunately the plugin's results are rather unprofessional looking. Details that need to be tightened:

Gallery Page
1. The photos aren't centered within their respective containing boxes (white bg with gray outline). Just a little css would fix this.
2. "Number of images in the row" setting-- why not allow for the row to go the full width of its container?
3. Why isn't there padding between the gallery and the #content div?
.gallery_box_single {margin: 10px;}--hello?

Lightbox display:
4. The box for label (e.g., "Image 1 / 4") is wider than the photo.

Edit Gallery (admin page, post.php)
5. Why include the Tiny MCE editor for page--esp. since you can include the gallery on a page with a shortcode)? At very least place it lower down and get rid of media upload button--confusing for people (e.g., clients). Please look here.

It would be easy enough to fix these, but you'd have to do it each time the plugin was updated.

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