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WordPress Photo Gallery Review: A Feature-Packed Photo Gallery Plugin

WordPress Photo GalleryBenefits of websites featuring a lot of media content can be long listed. They are better at engaging  visitors, have higher user retention, provide more content consumption, etc.

To fully benefit from the visual content on your website you should also display it in the best possible way to attract way more attention. If your website is powered by WordPress and you’re searching for an awesome plugin to best showcase its media content, then WordPress Photo Gallery plugin can be your best partner.

Below you’ll find a full and detailed review of Photo Gallery plugin to get to know about its amazing features and stunning view options.

Main functionality

With Photo Gallery plugin you can create responsive and highly customizable media galleries and albums for your WordPress website. Its advanced features and functionality allow you to add and edit image galleries with a few clicks and insert them in any of the posts and pages of your website. The plugin is super easy to use and customize and is also SEO-friendly, ensuring that images and galleries on your website will perform better in search engine listings.



  • Unlimited number of images in galleries/Unlimited number of galleries/albums
  • Support for YouTube and Vimeo videos within Galleries
  • Image tags and captions
  • Possibility for adding bulk tags
  • Possibility of changing the roles of who can edit the galleries/albums/images
  • Support for watermarks/advertisement for every individual image
  • Right click protection
  • Support for widgets
  • WordPress Search Integration by gallery and album title
  • Possibility to display Search Box on the gallery page for the search based on titles
  • Redirection option upon clicking image thumbnail
  • Front-end image sorting possibility (drop-down) for the users
  • Possibility to display the number of images in the lightbox

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You can create as many galleries and albums on your website as wish, there is no limit on the number of the added images/galleries/albums. By the way, the images can be uploaded to the galleries from any of your personal devices or your website Media Library. The plugin features advanced thumbnail editing tools, so that you can crop, flip and rotate image thumbs. You can also resize the images after adding them to the galleries. Upon clicking on the images the viewers can be redirected to the image URL/ website or the images can be opened in the lightbox, with the slideshow and filmstrip possibility.
Galleries and albums can be added anywhere on your website with the generated three-column shortcodes .

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PRO Features

  • Slideshow/Lightbox 15 effects.
  • Editable themes.
  • Instagram Integration.
  • Commenting possibility with Captcha protection
  • Social sharing possibility (Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr)
  • Possibility to include both videos and images within a single gallery
  • Add-on support

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Photo Gallery PRO version comes with an advanced set of features worth paying for.
The lightbox supports 15 transition effects to make image viewing on your website more engaging. Both images and videos can be displayed within a single gallery, which was not possible in the Free version of the plugin.In addition to above mentioned ways of uploading images ,you can now embed images from Instagram directly to the galleries.Image commenting possibility with Captcha protection is another great feature available in the PRO version, which will ensure increase the engagement and user interaction on your website, at the same time avoiding spammy or unauthorized content.
You’ll be able to expose your galleries and albums to a wider audience with the available social sharing possibility, and share them with the users of the major social networks.

PRO Views
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Photo Gallery PRO plugin also comes with add-on support and enables you to further extend the functionality of your galleries. The most stand-out add-on, however, is its Ecommerce Add-on, that will surely be much appreciated by designers, passionate photographers, artists and photo agencies . With Ecommerce add-on you’ll be able to create unlimited price lists and sell the digital and the printed versions of the images in your galleries. You can even create catalogues and set individual parameters to every single image and apply different pricing to each of them. The add-on is PayPal and Stripe Integrated, and also supports offline payment options, which allows your clients to pay for the purchased items after they’ve received the product. You can also set either fixed or varying shipping fees or taxes for the products. Guests who are not registered on your website can use the guest checkout option.


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Photo Gallery plugin is one of the most popular and downloaded plugins in the WordPress directory and is also known as the most feature-packed photo gallery plugin available. With its advanced functionality, detailed documentation and timely user support  it is sure to satisfy even the most picky user and provide better experience for your website users.

Gayane Mar

Gayane Mar is the founder of WPCapitan.com, a WordPress enthusiast and blogger. She is a contributing author to a plenty of well known WordPress related blogs and enjoys sharing her experience and expertise to help people with WordPress. WPCapitan focuses on all things WordPress, how-tos,reviews and plugins, news and more.