Here’s the 10 perfect wordpress photo gallery plugins for 2013. Slideshows and galleries are the best way to showcase your art work and to gather more viewers. It is commonly used by bloggers, webmasters and online corporate websites to highlight their featured posts, services and products.
And if you have your website or blog based on wordpress, then there are hundred of premium and free plugins to help you. You can use them as per your wish, on any niche based sites.
But above all you get lots of awesome features like, responsiveness to different screens, lighbox, SEO friendly and many other. Check out my collection to find the perfect one for you.
Best Premium WordPress Photo Gallery Plugins For 2013
Totally their will be 10 add-on listed in my article. Five of them will be premium and other five will be free. They all will offer compatibility with all types of plugins, theme and WP 3.5 plus upgrades. You will also get access to customer only supports, tutorials, guides and full detailed documentation ( for premium versions ).
SEO friendly and validated markup plugin for your site. It offers you the capability to create very elegant and responsive slideshows. You can also select from six different pre-defined skins and can also add videos. It can automatically detect the video website and also offers compatibility with normal WP shortcode.
You also get smart content recognizer and very user-friendly interface which lets you customize almsot every part of ILighbox. And the best part is, it not also supports cross browser, but also supports different devices like Ipad, Iphone, Windows and android enables phones.ILightBox
Instagram Gallery Widget Plugin
An amazing add-on which lets you showcase your latest or anyone’s else picture snaps in your wordpress posts or pages. You also get complete power to customize the look of galleries with CSS files. Since it uses the instagram API, so you will also get a detailed guide on how to perform the setup.
Apart from these, you get options to set the thumbnail sizes, add the image slideshows via shortcode or directly via the admin page and finally the option to set the image view page. It can be either the instagram or via fancybox.Instagram
Want to create something very unique and very different. Then why not try this plugin. It offers you the power to create unlimited galleries with the ability to handle unlimited supported albums individually. It also offers HTML gallery generator so that you can embed it somewhere outside your personal website. Doesn’t it sound really aw some.Fancy
Thumbnail : WP NextGEN Gallery
Most amazing and powerful template for NextGEN wordpress gallery plugin. Its offers complete responsive layout along with support for multiple devices and different browsers.
Overall you have hundred of different options and inbuilt features to control almost every aspect of your slideshows. You can change thumbnail size, padding, borders. Add different images, colors as background or can also change the position of the thumbnails. You can also embed the videos from Youtube and Vimeo and also get control on lighbox.Thumbnail
Wall Grid : Responsive Photo Gallery WordPress Plugin
Create a grid based powerful slideshows with amazing and customizable lighbox effects. You can even add videos and any custom url per thumbnail basis. This is perfect to redirect users to media pages or any landing page. It also offers the responsive design and options to create custom navigation buttons.Wall Grid
Page Flip Image Gallery
This plugin lets you create image galleries with page flip effect along with the ability to add the zooming. You can also create a pop-up based slideshow with the functionality to add the print option. Other than that, you can also upload the images via FTP, can enable the navigation buttons and can upload SWF files.Page Flip
It will integrate the fancy-box jquery add-on to your site, which will help you generate the dynamic pop-ups for your images. It can automatically resize the images so that it fits best in the window. It also allows you to drop shadow for the zoomed items.Fancy Box
Slideshow Gallery WordPress Plugin
Power your site with fancy-box 1.3.4 jquery extension. It is one of the best method to add the most beautiful and fast loading image sliders to your wordpress site. It not only supports the different images formats, but also allows you to embed videos from vimeo, YouTube and daily-motion.Easy FancyBox
Social Gallery Lite
The ultimate social friendly and free photo gallery wordpress plugin. It offers the Facebook like image viewing and also offers he Facebook like buttons for the images in the blog post.
Not only that, you can even enable the FB based commenting system for every image in your site. Overall its perfect for any site, support different browsers and has inbuilt 5 different modes to bring awesomeness to your site.Social Gallery
Personally I like Ilight box and the slideshow gallery. They are really great and offers lots of options to play. I wish you would have liked my collection. Please leave your suggestions and comments.