A gallery to display your photos will decorate your webpage and can surely make it look more professional and lively. There are numerous Joomla! photo gallery extensions out there, and choosing a right one for your site is not a simple task.
If you are having a headache finding one for your site, just check this article and you may have a clearer path.
Below we recommend a list of 10 best photo gallery extensions with demo and brief information.
1. TZ Plus Gallery
TZ Plus Gallery is a Joomla! Extension that displays all photo albums from users’ social networks, including: Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Google+ on their site. Users can post their photos everywhere, every time on Facebook, Flickr, Instagram and Google+. The photos will be automatically added to their website. TZ Plus Gallery has two versions: Free version and pro version, so users are free to choose the one that they want. Both versions are stunning, but with TZ Plus Gallery Pro’s version, users can make use of more special features.
2. Phoca Gallery
Phoca Gallery is image gallery extension for Joomla CMS, which includes component, modules and plugins and allows users to display images or Youtube videos in many different styles. Lightboxes, slideshows, shadowbox effects and many other wonderful options are also available.
3. Ozio Gallery
Ozio Gallery allows users to publish their photo albums from Google+, even limited (private) album can be displayed. This extension possess a lot of awesome feature such as: Unlimited photo uploads, Automatically photo resize, Photo statistic, Photowall thumbnails, Map all gallery photos, displaying beautiful maps with your photos by using EXIF Data or geocoding, etc.
4. Event Gallery
Event Gallery, a gallery component with a cart system, supports adaptive, flexible and responsive layouts and provides a unique ways of displaying images. Event Gallery also supports native multi language, ICC profile, Password / User Group protected folders, Cart & Checkout for images, Watermarks and menu other special features.
5. Ignite Gallery
Compatible with Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3x, Ignite Gallery owns a lot of great characteristics such as: Slideshow, Front-end uploads, Multiple image uploader in the backend and frontend, Jcomments Integration, Multi language support, Joomfish/Lanternfish Support, etc.
Sigplus is a straightforward way to add image or photo galleries to a Joomla article with a simple syntax. Sigplus offers an impressive set of useful features: preview support, image margin, border, padding, slider/rotator orientation, animation speed, etc.
7. CSS Gallery
JoomGallery is a gallery component completely integrated into Joomla!, with support for Joomla! 3.x. JoomGallery supports a variety of features: a configurable watermark, Google Maps support, 3 image sizes (original, detail and thumbnail), automatic thumbnail and detail image creation, a slideshow with multiple transition effects, gallery search function, and user-created categories and uploads, etc.
9. Accordion Gallery
Easy to install and use, Accordion Gallery is a responsive gallery which has many features and options. The powerful bulk upload allow users to upload multiple images at instance and they can edit the photos later.
10. Art Gallery
Art Gallery is responsive image gallery component with nice zoom feature. With Art Gallery, all you need to do is create a gallery, indicate image folder and you are all set. This extension supports 2 layouts: random image positions (responsive) and rows/columns.
I hope that with this article you can know more about Joomla! gallery extensions and choose the right one for your site.
Thank you so much for reading :)