Best Image Gallery Plugins on the Web

Plugins

Galleria – can swipe on iphones!
galleria.aino.se/
dvpm2media.digitalvariant.com/galleria/themes/miniml/

CSS only Responsive Image slider
csswizardry.com/2011/10/fully-fluid-responsive-css-carousel/

Entire CMS (Content Management Systems) Backends

Zenphoto.org

Indexhibit – though its supposed to be updated .. soon, who knows how many more years soon is?

WordPress – Not recommended for portfolio only galleries. It’s much stronger for text/information based sites.

HTML/PHP/AJAX Manual Galleries

Pretty full screen responsive gallery with main image and thumbnails: tympanus.net/codrops/2011/09/20/responsive-image-gallery/

Grid where thumbnails disappear based on how you sort the tags
tutorialzine.com/2011/06/beautiful-portfolio-html5-jquery/

So Cool!! User submitted webcam gallery- button activates the cam, shoots pic, and adds to the gallery.
tutorialzine.com/2011/04/jquery-webcam-photobooth/

Intro Page slideshow effect- apple style splash screen before you can see the whole site (to use for bk)
demo.tutorialzine.com/2010/11/apple-style-splash-screen-jquery/

Flickr

Tip: Add your Flickr ID to display four thumbnails of your most recently uploaded images.  Useidgettr.com to find your Flickr ID which is different than your Flickr username.

*GOOD* Starter package – plugin to let you pull images in, and then you style it yourself:

Demos: files.gethifi.com/posts/jflickrfeed/example.html
Info: www.gethifi.com/blog/a-jquery-flickr-feed-plugin

Another starter package: code.google.com/p/jquery-flickr/

Flickr photo wall (thumb gallery)

this one larger thumbs and hover covers image with info
kylerush.net/javascript/tutorial-flickr-api-javascript-jquery-ajax-json-build-detailed-photo-wall/
Thumbs/hover info on sidebox, pagination, lightbox!!
www.recoding.it/Demos/jQuery/MyFlickr

Single image sliding gallery for flickr images
tutorialzine.com/2011/02/flickr-api-slideshow-jquery/

Single image with thumbs in constrained box
www.userfriendlythinking.com/Blog/BlogDetail.asp?p1=7013&p2=101&p7=3001

Jcarousel.. but doesnt do lightbox
sorgalla.com/jcarousel/

Portfolio apps for Flickr
www.flickr.com/services/apps/search/?q=portfolio
$5app, 3 stars www.nickkuh.com/portfolio-to-go/

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