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BP Gallery

The most awesome & User friendly media gallery plugin for BuddyPress!

Now, BP Gallery can be used with any WordPress/BuddyPress theme without any template modification.  The Gallery just got better!


Bp Gallery is the ultimate media gallery plugin for your BuddyPress powered site. It Gives you complete control over the media. Since the files are stored on your server, so you have full control over the media and you don’t have to worry about giving your private data to anyone else.

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Features at a glance

  • User Galleries
    • Unlimited Gallery
    • Each gallery can have any number of media(Photos/audio/videos)
  • Group Galleries
    • Unlimited Gallery
    • Gallery can be enabled/disabled for a group
    • Gallery Can be completely disabled for group or made Group only gallery
    • Any Member of group can upload
    • Only group Admins can create Gallery
  • Multiple types of media Supported
    • Photo Gallery
    • Audio gallery
    • Video gallery
    • Can be extended with few code to support any time of media you want
  • Privacy
    • Fine grained Privacy control for gallery/media
    • User gallery/media can have the status private/public/friends only
    • Group gallery can have status public/private
  • Multiple Uploads
    • Upload multiple files without any extra effort, just select and click upload
    • There is no limit on upload size, It depends on the size you set in gallery settings and/or The maximum upload size allowed by your web host
  • Uploading and Sharing from Activity stream
  • Publishing to Activity stream or not is in your hands, you can publish multiple images/videos etc to the activity stream and it will appear as single entry
  • Publishing to activity stream can be automated.
  • Shortcode
    • Extensive shortcodes for embedding Gallery to your blog posts
    • Embedding Photo/Audio/video to your blog
  • Widgets
    • Flexible Sitewide gallery widgets
    • Flexible Sitewide media Widget
  • Directory where all the public galleries are listed, you can search them, filter them by Audio/video/photo
  • Security:- I can vouch for gallery being 99% secure, the rest one percent is always uncertain :)
  • Object caching:  If you enable persistence object caching, you can reduce upto 90% database queries
  • 100% Buddypress aware, disable Buddypress, the Gallery will not cause any issue/error.
  • Modular and decoupled
    • decoupled from Group(If group is disabled, gallery will still work)
    • decoupled from Activity(If you disable activity, gallery will work, but support for commenting and publishing to activity stream will be no more available)
    • decoupled from Friends(The privacy features will work even if you disable friends component)
  • Decoupled Video Player
  • decoupled Uploader
  • Gallery from Youtube/flickr/vimeo etc
  • Extra addons
    • WordPress Plugin for TinyMce to insert gallery/media to your post/page(Thanks to Phillip)
    • Widget to show sitewide listing of gallery/images(Thanks to Phillip)
    • Highslide Slideshow for showing Images (Thanks to Phillip, will be coming soon)
    • jQZoom Plugin to show case site wide Public Photos
  • Site Admin settings:
    • Control which media types are allowed, enable/disable galley types,i.e you can enable/disable Photo Gallery/Video Gallery/Audio Gallery
    • Set maximum upload space per user
    • set maximum upload file size
    • Enable Disable gallery Link
    • Enable/disable upload from activity stream
    • Show the remaining/used space to users
    • got an issue, enable debug mode of gallery to see what’s going inside
    • Set Image sizes for Thumbnail/medium/Full size
  • What Is Coming In future:
    • FFMPEG Support for Video Galleries
    • Face Detection/Tagging(OpenCV extension will be required)
    • Various CDN Support
    • Decoupling of  Video Player to allow you use various players to choose from

Screenshots

If you are worried about bad quality of screenshot images, I am sorry, I am no designer. So, I just used indexed mode on the images to cut down the image size leading to a little bit distorted images in the above screenhots

List of Addons For Bp-Gallery:-

Templates for Other Theme:-

Also you may be interested in the

Also, following Integration are available

Documentation:-

http://buddydev.com/plugins/bp-gallery/documentation/

Old Log of Updates

Update[May 01,  2013]  The gallery version 1.0.14+ series are compatible with BuddyPress 1.7+(tested with BuddyPress 1.7.2). You can download it from the download link in the right sidebar of this page.

Update[September 14,  2011]  The gallery version 1.0.9.x series are compatible with BuddyPress 1.5. You can download it from the download link in the right sidebar of this page
For older version of gallery, please look at the bottom of this page.

Update[17th July, 2011]: bp-gallery  updated to work with WordPress 3.2.1 and BuddyPress 1.2.9. Only changes made were in the javascript files.

Update[24th Feb, 2011]: Updates for BuddyPress 1.2.8+WordPress 3.1 changes:-

Update[26th Nov, 2010]: The Stable version of BP-gallery is available now. Please check this post for more information on changes/features etc

Release History

  • Version: 1.3.9

    Friday, 18 April, 2014

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.0
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.8+

    Updated to fix the template compatibility issue with BuddyPress 2.0 on Gallery directory pages. Also fixed the issue with adminbar on single gallery/media pages.

  • Version: 1.3.8

    Wednesday, 18 December, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 2.0
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.8+/BuddyPress 1.9

    Updated to fix the media player visibility issue when activities were loaded via ajax.
    Tested with BuddyPress 2.0

  • Version: 1.3.7

    Friday, 06 December, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.8.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+/BuddyPress 1.8+

    Updated to fix translations.
    Uses the mediaelementplayer that comes with WordPress 3.6+
    Fixes the player visibility issue

  • Version: 1.3.6

    Friday, 29 November, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.8.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+/BuddyPress 1.8+

    Updated the js, activity stream bug and updated translations.

  • Version: 1.3.5

    Tuesday, 19 November, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.8.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7/ BuddyPress 1.8

    Updated to fix the activity upload issue

  • Version: 1.3.4

    Friday, 08 November, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.8.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+/BuddyPress 1.8

    Fix the typo causing trouble in gallery meta functions. thanks Amir, Andrej

  • Version: 1.3.3

    Thursday, 07 November, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.8.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+/BuddyPress 1.8

    Updated to Fix a Meta table Bug.
    Also enhances inline media editing screen experience.

  • Version: 1.3.2

    Monday, 07 October, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.8.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+

    Updated to fix some layout issues with the theme compat.

  • Version: 1.3.1

    Thursday, 26 September, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.8.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress1.7+

    Add support for theme compat. BP gallery is not compatible with any theme out there. Isn't that awesome?

  • Version: 1.3

    Sunday, 28 July, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.7.3/BuddyPress 1.8
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.7+/BuddyPress 1.8

    • Bumped version from 1.0.16 to 1.3 to avoid the users trouble of upgrading because of name conflict with one of the plugin with same name on wp.org repo.
    • Updated to avoid notices and fixed bugs for BuddyPress 1.8
    • Updated the included media element player
    • And a lot of usability fixes
    • Do not get confused, It is also a minor release, the version bump is to avoid the confusions to our users
  • Version: 1.0.16

    Wednesday, 01 May, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.7.1
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    Updated for BuddyPress 1.7+(Tested with 1.7.1)

  • Version: 1.0.15

    Sunday, 03 March, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6.4
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    Fixes the search display for non logged in users(introduced with BuddyPress 1.6.x)

  • Version: 1.0.14

    Friday, 08 February, 2013

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6.4
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    Updated to fix a bug when groups are turned off.
    Also a small enhancement to avoid showing the activity upload box if gallery is turned off for the component.

  • Version: 1.0.13

    Thursday, 13 December, 2012

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6.2
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    Fix the problem with ajax upload introduced in 1.0.11.
    Add the facility to upload from activity/cover upload without flash support

    Theme template must be updated to avail the features.

  • Version: 1.0.12

    Thursday, 13 December, 2012

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6.2
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    Fixed activity-functions.php
    removed the echo from template to void printing template name

  • Version: 1.0.11

    Wednesday, 12 December, 2012

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6.2
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6+

    Updated for WordPress 3.5/BuddyPress 1.6.2
    Fixed a couple of notices and inappropriate usage of wpdb::prepare

  • Version: 1.0.10.1

    Thursday, 30 August, 2012

    • Tested With: WordPress 3.4.1/BuddyPress 1.6.1
    • Compatible With: WordPress 3.4+/BuddyPress 1.6+

    Just a small fix for the error while building wp-adminbar

  • Version: 1.0.9.9

    Saturday, 18 August, 2012

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.6
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.6

  • Version: 1.0.9.8

    Thursday, 15 March, 2012

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.5.4
    • Compatible With: BuddyPress 1.5.3.1+

    #only changes in bp-gallery/inc/ajax.php to allow it work with admin-ajax.php

  • Version: 1.0.9.7

    Friday, 27 January, 2012

    • Tested With: BuddyPress 1.5.3.1
    • Compatible With: WP 3.3+BuddyPress 1.5.3.1

    • Fix problem with single images when photo size is smaller than any of the specified size
    • Fix a mall issue with space allocation of user(No impact on existing users)
    • Completely localize the comments section