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18 Best WordPress Gallery Plugins to Showcase your Portfolio

Posted April 6th, 2012 in Inspiration by Eko S

A gallery in your portfolio website is play the important rule. A creative and professional design gallery to display your best work, can bring successful on your career. And if you use a WordPress website, there are plugins that you can use to create your professional image gallery very easily.

To help you choose the best of, here we have 18 best wordpress image gallery plugins. This is a collection of free and premium version wordpress plugins. Let’s start to build your own image gallery.

TN3 Gallery – jQuery and WordPress Image Gallery

jQuery image gallery plugins

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by TN3 Gallery
A jQuery slideshow plugin, TN3 Gallery is a full fledged HTML based customizable image gallery with slideshow, transitions and multiple album options. Compatible with all modern desktop and mobile browsers.
Here some of the amazing features:

  • Slideshow and transitions effects
  • Cross-browser and mobile support
  • Dedicated WordPress admin panel
  • Full-screen view
  • Flickr, Facebook & Picasa support
  • See all features

Fancy Gallery – WordPress plugin | $18

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by radykal
One of the biggest feature is the Generator. It allows to use galleries, you created in wordpress, on external websites. The generator creates the code for the head and body tag and all you have to do is to copy and paste it in. VERY EASY !

NextGEN Gallery | Free!

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by alexrabe
NextGEN Gallery is a full integrated Image Gallery plugin for WordPress with dozens of options and features.

Minimy – Premium WordPress Gallery | $15

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by RubenBristian
Minimy is a premium jQuery plugin delivered both as a standalone plugin and as a WordPress shortcode.
It has a minimalistic design but it’s loaded with tons of features that allow you to spice up your website in a matter of minutes. The admin panel from the WP version allows you to easily create and manage all of your galleries and also change the skins in a really easy way.

jQuery Slider Shock

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by Shock Family
Jquery Slider Shock is a responsive and very complete slider with multiple appearance customization options that include more than 30 transition effects, several skins and fonts for text. Also capable of Sliding content from external sources like YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr and others. Available for WordPress (plugin) and non WordPress environments (jquery/html) code.

GRAND FlAGallery – Best Photo Gallery | Free!

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by Rattus
GRAND FlAGallery is a Photo Gallery, Video Gallery, Music Album & Banner Rotator plugin with powerfull admin to manage your media content.

Premium Gallery Manager | $20

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by wptitans
Features:

  • Full screen slideshow
  • Lightbox enabled
  • 5 effects transition effects available
  • Create unlimited galleries with their own dimensions and settings
  • Smart crop option to show crop image in gallery or full image
  • Drag en drop your uploaded images
  • More…

AWSOM Pixgallery | Free!

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by Harknell
AWSOM Pixgallery is an Image Gallery/Archive plugin designed to make it easier for Artists or Webcomic creators to set up a portfolio of their artwork.

PhotoMosaic for WordPress | $6

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by makfak
PhotoMosaic creates a shortcode ([photomosaic]) that transforms a WordPress photo gallery into a visually-striking design piece by giving it a fresh mansonry layout worthy of your favorite design blog.

Lightbox Gallery | Free!

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by Hiroaki Miyashita
The Lightbox Gallery plugin changes the view of galleries to the lightbox.

WordPress Media Gallery – Ken Burns Effect | $18

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by ZoomIt
WordPress Media Gallery is the ultimate gallery for your WordPress site. It supports any kind of content from simple images to advanced inline content to videos. Because of this, it can be used not only as a gallery, but also as a slider, banner rotator, video gallery and more! This is the only gallery you will ever need!

Yet Another Photoblog

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by jaroat
This plugin will convert your WordPress Blog into a full featured photoblog in virtually no time.

TS Display – Portfolio and Gallery Plugin | $12

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by templatesquare
TS Display is a wordpress plugin for display portfolio and gallery. You can use this plugin to manage portfolio post and show photo gallery in your website.

Post video players, slideshow albums, photo galleries and music / podcast playlist | Free!

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by nicashmu
Post your videos, photo galleries/flash slideshows easily and in seconds.

Jigowatt Gallery for WordPress | $15

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by jigowatt
The Jigowatt Gallery for WordPress allows you to create customisable galleries and insert them into posts and pages. Its built upon WordPress 3.0’s Custom Post Types and Taxonomies making it easy to use and extend if you want to.

PhotoSmash Galleries | Free!

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by bennebw
PhotoSmash Galleries makes it easy to create photo galleries in posts or pages that your users can upload images to. PhotoSmash has incredibly flexible and simple models for designing custom photo gallery and form layouts, utilizing your own custom database fields, html, and css, or just use the standard.

jGallery | $25

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by valendesigns
The jGallery WordPress Plugin gives you a simple and customizable way to create a gallery on any post, page, or sidebar. You have the option to use widgets, shortcodes, or to manually insert your gallery directory into the template files.

Flickr Photo Album | Free!

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by joetan
This Flickr plugin for WordPress will allow you to pull in your Flickr photosets and display them as albums on your WordPress site.

Video Gallery WordPress Plugin /w YouTube, Vimeo | $15

WordPress Gallery Plugins

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by ZoomIt
Features:

  • Easy to install
  • Two skins + skin generator
  • iPhone/iPad compatible
  • Extensive admin panel
  • Auxiliary shortcodes
  • More…
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13 Responses so far.

  1. Imran Haider says:

    Great Move! Keep it up Guys!

  2. [...] 18 Best WordPress Gallery Plugins to Showcase Your Portfolio [...]

  3. Really Great Gallery plugins,
    thanks a lot.

  4. Shane Clark says:

    I would love to get the plugin I developed featured on this site.

    Here is a plugin that I Recently developed to showcase by categories and auto generate a thumbnail.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/shane-web-guy-portfolio/

    Here is a link to the demo site.

    http://www.shanewebguy.com/shanes-portfolio/

    I would love any feedback.

  5. Tole says:

    I would like to mention my WPJaipho plugin, which optimizes image galleries to look like a native app for iPhone and Android users.
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wpjaipho/

  6. Hello,

    I’d like to mention my plugin Pics Mash.

    It randomly displays two images from your WordPress galleries (including NextGen) and gives your users the ability to vote which image on your website is the best.

    You can check it out here: http://www.picsmashplugin.com/

    Cheers

    Mike

  7. Good article. NextGen rules!

  8. David says:

    Very nice collection. The TS Display plugin looks really promising.

  9. Hey guys,

    Any chance you could add Epic Gallery to this list?

    http://codecanyon.net/item/epic-gallery-wordpress-plugin/4126463

    It’s my latest plugin and I think it’s pretty awesome

    Cheers

    Mike

  10. Jordan McLawrence says:

    For embedding photo galleries! This one works fast and simple http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/iframe-embed-for-momentme/…It collects images from social events also scans social networks and collects publicly available photos. Good for enriching your website content hassle-free…

  11. Rebecca says:

    great article! sure il find something for my portfolio from here! thanks

  12. GranthWeb says:

    Awesome portfolio collection, our WordPress inspiration here: http://bit.ly/154z5GC

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