SJ Photo Gallery

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SJ PhotoGallery is a straightforward way to make a photogallery. It takes a matter of minutes to set up a gallery but those who are looking for a powerful gallery solution will not be disappointed: dynamic subfolder navigation, integrated jquery lightbox, automatic thumbnails are just a few from the options.images




Quick install guide

1. Log in to the Joomla administration back-end.

2. Select Extensions --> Install/Uninstall from the top menu.

3. In the panel Upload package file, click Browse and locate the installation package you have downloaded to your local computer.

4. Click the button Upload & Install.

5. Select Extensions --> Module Manager from the top menu and click SJ Photo Gallery in the list.

6. Open the module and follow setup.


Setup SJ Photo Gallery

I. Upload images

Using you FTP user and password, login on your server and navigate into Images folder. Create a new folder here and upload your images inside.

II. Setup module

In the backend of your joomla website select Extensions --> Module Manager  from the top menu and click SJ Photo Gallery in the list.

1. Select your Images Folder  

sel img folder

2. Set the size of the thumbnails

thumb size

3. Description options

SJ Photo Gallery can display a description text near each photo. Setup the font size, weight, color, align etc. If you don't need descriptions just ingore theese options and the generate descriptions at pct. I.

4. Setup the Advanced Options

Under the Advanced Options tab are lot's of options to play with. Icons, borders, all kind of visual customisations to keep your gallery top notch.

5. Publish

In the left hand size give your module a Title , select the Position you want to publish check the Status to be Published and Module Assignement to be On all pages or if you want specific pages select them from the list.

6. Save and exit



*In order to customize your module like the one in the demo, use the following options:

photo setup1

photo setup2

Version history


V 1.0

  • Dynamic gallery folder
  • Dynamic subfolders and image-file reading
  • Dynamic subfolders navigation
  • Integrated Jquery Lightbox
  • Automatic thumbnails creation -> default thumbs creation folder is images/stories
  • Customizable thumbnail sizes with constrain proportion option from back end -> must delete generated thumbnails before creating another set
  • Lightbox and gallery page customization in css file.



  • Create thumb folder option from back end by only typing your desired name.
  • Delete photos and thumbnail folder option now in back end and case sensitive deletes any folder you want from your image folder.


  • create photos folder from back-end
  • create subfolder photos in your above photo folder created
  • upload images from back-end

V1.4Region Capture

  • thumbs rounded corners
  • folder names color picker
  • thumbs borders width setup
  • thumbs borders color setup
  • enable/disable navigations and folder



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0 #1 john v. 2013-07-25 16:48
Great stuff !! :D

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