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JSmug is a component extension. It allows you to view the contents of publicly viewable Smugmug galleries within your current Joomla template, and provides links back to Smugmug for image purchase. Images can optionally be viewed in Slimbox2, and you can configure how many images are displayed per page. Thumbnail grids can be styles with CSS Tested in Joomla 1.0. and now 1.5.9

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NOW RUNS IN Joomla 1, 1.5, 2.5 and 3.0 Native Mode, thanks for your patience.

Just for the record, I don't work for Smugmug, I am just a very happy customer of theirs, who wants to share the good news with the Joomla Community.

Smugmug offer unlimited photo storage, and massive (effectively unlimited bandwidth for most users) even on their most basic accounts. Serving your photos from Smugmug could even save you money.

You can even try this out if you don't have a Smugmug account, as Smugmug offer free trail accounts without a credit card (full details on the project homepage

Update 21/02/07 Vn 1.1.1 patched for php4 compatibility.
Update 21/02/07 Vn 1.1.2 Added support for optional non SSL connections as Godaddy requires a proxy for SSL.
Update 21/02/07 Vn 1.1.3 Bugfix
Update 24/02/07 Vn 1.1.4 Optional Buy functionality, better error checking and more useful messages.
Update 26/02/07 Vn 1.1.5 Basic Instructions and support contacts added to backend interface.
Update 03/05/07 Vn 1.1.6 !!! Significant release !!! CSS gallery styling, thumbnail grids with selectable sizes
Update 30/10/07 Vn 1.1.8 Added support for libcurl and made it preferred
Update 30/10/07 Vn 1.1.9 Added basic image protection, configurable navigation, bugfixes
Update 11/03/09 Vn 1.5.9b1 Joomla 1.5 Legacy Mode support Beta.
Update 12/03/09 Vn 1.5.9b2 Installer Error
Update 17/03/09 Vn 1.5.9b3 Migrated to slimbox2 to try to address template conflicts.
Update 18/03/2009 Vn 1.5.9.b4 Updated to use current smugmug API end point. Code clean-up.
Update 26/03/2009 Vn 1.5.9b5 Removed references to YOURBASEPATH to resolve conflicts with RocketTheme Templates.
Update 2010-05-08 - Vn 1.5.9b7. GPL Licence compliance only.
Update 2011-17-03 - Vn 1.5.9b8. Native 1.5 support.

JSmug is Awesome

Posted on 06 September 2011

I am new to Joomla. I just installed JSmug, great job with the component. I do notice if I link to an album that is password protected I cannot access the album. I get a message "JSMUG ERROR: Non Existant or empty Gallery". This always happens with Albums that are password protected. Is there a way to send the password to the album? If not can this be included in a future version?

Concerning the JSmug module - The BEST photo gallery/slideshow option there is for a large gallery. Period. Works in minutes, no glitches, no infinite amount of massaging code to make it function.

Now, there is ONE question I have. Can we control the color scheme of the thumbnail display at the bottom of the slideshow? Even making it match the main image's "borderColor" (which we can control) would be acceptable.

Regardless, it cannot be expressed enough how WONDERFUL the JSmug MODULE is (although I wasn't able to determine if the JSmug COMPONENT could be configured to work the same as the MODULE, so I just use the module in good health).


Had no problems with this component. It's the only one out there that works with smugmug, so was VERY happy that I could get it up and running on my Joomla 1.0 site.

I am getting ready to upgrade the site to Joomla 1.5, and was wondering if the author of this components was still "happy to patch to work with Joomla 1.5"...? :-)

Any updates on progress on that?

Thanks for the great work.

Owner's reply: Hi,

Sorry for the terrible delays.

Joomla 1.5 Legacy Mode support Beta is now out.


This component has been the only one I could find to integrate

smugmug galleries into Joomla. This is the stuff we need. Easy to install, rather basic configuration possibilities (but it works perfectly). It seems that updates have stopped, but the component is working very well anyway. It would be so nice if it was updated to joomla 1.5 ! A beautiful piece of work.

Owner's reply: Hi,

Sorry for the terrible delays.

Joomla 1.5 Legacy Mode support Beta is now out.


Honest opinion!

Posted on 09 December 2007

Jsmug is a great component for Jommla! Our site needed to implement SmugMug and this has worked great! I had to come back and right a review. The author was very helpful in the development of my site. -Thanks


love jsmug

Posted on 24 August 2007

I love jsmug , it integrates to my site perfectly.

The only con is that it is not working with Joomla 1.5 yet

Owner's reply: Hi,

Sorry for the terrible delays.

Joomla 1.5 Legacy Mode support Beta is now out.


Glad this exists

Posted on 14 March 2007

Thanks for smugmug extension. had been waiting on someone to do it. I'd love to be able to change layout styles and turn off "save as" option - for future releases. My two cents. Thanks again.

Owner's reply: Layout can now be fully styled with CSS
Also CSS thumbnail grids. Will look at right click protection soon.

Thanx for the feedback


Jeff Arthur
Date added:
Feb 21 2007
GPLv2 or later
Free download
Uses updater:
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