SJ Fancy Photo Gallery

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SJ FancyPhotoGallery is a straightforward way to make a photogallery. This gallery offers you many ways to show your photo collection in a nice and exclusive manner. 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 fancybox2, automatic thumbnails are just a few from the options. Autoplaying photos, play/pause the slideshow, controling colors for thumbnails, descriptions, a large set of navigation icons and many other features for your unique look and feel. images




*If you want to customize your module like this demo you can find the options in the setup tab.

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 Fancy Photo Gallery in the list.

6. Open the module and follow setup.


Setup SJ Fancy Photo Gallery

I. Upload images

1. Using internal tool build specially to create foldersupload photosresize them at upload and generate descriptions

click setup

2. 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 Fancy 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 Fancy 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 theAdvanced 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:

fancy setup1

fancy setup2

fancy setup3

Version history



  • Dynamic gallery folder
  • Dynamic subfolders and image-file reading
  • Dynamic subfolders navigation
  • Integrated Jquery Fancybox 2
  • Automatic creation of thumbnails
  • Customizable thumbnail sizes with constrain proportion option from back end -> must delete generated thumbnails before creating another set(you can do this from back-end by selecting what folder you want delete)
  • Various gallery customization
  • Titles, or descriptions for every photo of your albums.
  • Adjustable font size
  • Custom colors for descriptions
  • Auto trigger photo's description/titles from a description.txt file
  • Customizable thumbnail-photo margin color
  • Customizable thumbnail-photo border margins


  • full jQuery noConflict integrated;
  • enable/disable the navigation bar (home, back and folder icons;)
  • disable fancybox2 navigation buttons;


  • create image folders and subfolders from back-end
  • upload images from back-end


new image uploader with resize options directly from backend

  • descriptions from back-end for each photo
  • 40% faster thumbnails generation and gallery loading
  • automated thumbnail folder creation
  • enable/disable navigation bar improvement
  • rounded corners
  • more color options
  • enable/disable Jquery
  • minor bugs



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