2JGallery Overview

2J Gallery it’s the one of the most effective and attractive ways to organize your images gallery on Joomla! website. You have here all necessary tools for creation of the gallery, upload images and customization of the front end interface. Front end interface is CSS3 based what is most important it’s highly customizable. 2J Gallery have 8 pre-configured themes with 4 different animation on Hover effects and 6 lightboxes.
It’s possible to insert multiply copies of the gallery at the same page and every gallery could have own settings.
No limits for amount of uploaded images and amount of the gallery instances per page.
You can insert gallery as module, direct link to the 2J Gallery component or insert it to the article using plugin tags. For plugin tags generation we have implement wizard where you just need to select gallery instance and it’s generate and insert tags to the article automatically.
For uploading images to the gallery implemented set of the simple and very powerful tools. Joomla! Administrator can upload set of the images using batch upload function or upload images from server directory with scan directory function. If you don't need to upload big sets of images you can upload few images one by one in 2J Gallery resources manager.
For installation and configuration you don't need any special skills everything build in Joomla! native style.

Key Features

  • AJAX Gallery (No Flash here!);
  • Batch images uploading;
  • Upload images from server directory (scan directory option);
  • Auto-resizing for thumbnails and images ;
  • Resizing crop function;
  • Pagination navigation function (with 4 themes);
  • Fluid or Fixed gallery width (acceptable values px, % or Auto);
  • No Limits for amount of images in photo gallery;
  • No Limits for amount of photo galleries per page;
  • Mobile devices support;
  • 6 lightboxes, 4 animation OnHover effects
  • Compatible with IE, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome;
  • All themes are CSS3 based;
  • Show HTML description in lightbox;
  • Ability to insert gallery to the article with plugin tag;
  • 8 pre-configured styles;
  • Support Videos in popup;
  • Support Google Maps in popup;


Note: 2JGallery supported in Joomla! version 1.6/1.7/2.5.x and 3.x

Here you can see list of the main features of the 2JGallery:
  • AJAX Gallery (No Flash here!);
  • All images in component represented as galleries of the images;
  • Possible to show multiply instances of the images galleries on page;
  • Live gallery preview in admin section;
  • W3C CSS validate (no errors, notices, warnings);
  • W3C XHTML validate (no errors, notices, warnings);
  • Floatable front end interface elements;
  • All themes from demos pre-configured in installer;
  • All themes are CSS3 based;
  • Ability to insert instances of the gallery to the Joomla! content articles (using plugin tag);
  • Batch images uploading;
  • Upload images from server directory (scan directory option);
  • Order by option for custom ordering of the images in Image viewer (order by joomla native ordering, name, random, id);
  • Auto-resizing for thumbnails and images (possible to specify size of the images smaller then original image size);
  • As additional option for resizing functionality possible to specify alignment of re-sized images (namely align to the left, right, top, bottom or center re-sized image according to original image);
  • Resizing crop function;
  • No Limits for amount of images in photo gallery;
  • 4 animation OnHover effects;
  • Mobile devices support;
  • All gallery settings in one place;
  • Cache options;
  • Full set of front end interface elements arrows, thumbnails panel, caption panel, arrows, play/pause button, dot buttons;
  • Ability to customize images remove process (with or without physical removing of the files from server directory);
  • Supported file formats: JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF;
  • Implemented in native Joomla! way using native classes, structures, models, controllers;
  • Advanced preview options in admin backend (for uploaded images and customized Image viewer);
  • AJAX color selector for color options in admin section;
  • Possible to use Joomla! WYSIWYG editor for edit images description;
  • Compatible with IE, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome;
  • Implemented to avoid AJAX libs conflicts;
  • Possible to change height and width values of the thumbnails or images after upload;
  • No Limits for amount of photo galleries per page;
  • Support Videos in popup;
  • Support Google Maps in popup;

Video Guides

From this videos you can learn how easy to install and setup gallery. You can see admin interface in action

Admin section screenshots

Here you can see few screenshots of the 2JGallery admin section

Version 1.0.5 released ( 08-02-2014 )

  • New show text in lightbox function implemented;
  • New images caching algorithm;
  • Ability to select target folder for JS/CSS cache and resized images;
  • Update upload dialog for the images from server;
  • Added Joomla 3.2 support;

Version 1.0.4 released ( 26-03-2013 )

  • Pagination function:
       - 4 themes for pagination buttons;
       - 2 postions for the buttons;
       - Customizable button labels;
       - Customizable buttons layout;
  • Customizable lightbox navigation labels;
  • New content type for the lightbox:
       - Description of the image with HTML;
       - Page loaded by direct link;

Version 1.0.3 released ( 07-03-2013 )

  • Updated scan folder function:
       - Ajax uploader interface with folders navigator;
       - Animated visualisation process;
       - Log of the uploaded files with statistic;
       - Unlimited files upload per session;
  • Enable/disable description of the images in lightbox;
  • Lazy load function - show animated pre-loader during thumbnails loading process;
  • Smart loading option - pre-loading only images which you see on the screen;

Version 1.0.2 released ( 07-01-2013 )

  • Added new on hover "Font Zoom" effect;
  • New customizable title position below thumbnails;
  • On hover animation support in Polaroid style;
  • Background opacity option for on hover animation;


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