Photo Gallery, Photo Display, Photos & Images, Images, Galleries

FW Gallery is a simple, beautiful, responsive and functional free gallery for Joomla! Optimized image load, unlimited sub-galleries, drag&drop upload, social sharing, flexible grid, watermark and more.

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FW Gallery features

Platform with add-ons - Multiple add-ons designed to work with FW Gallery component and installed on top of it. All add-ons are managed via a dedicated Add-ons section.
4 file grids - Choose between Standard, Justified, Waterfall, and Custom grid to position images on the page to your taste.
2 image on hover effects - Ken Burns and Linear on hover effects to gain visitors attention and improve user experience.
7 file info display positions - 7 file details display positions to choose from - top, left, right, bottom, over slide up, and over full hover.
Gallery video cover - Use videos as preview covers. The video is automatically played on hovering.

Responsive Photo Gallery - Mobile friendly layouts for best performance and look on any device.
Photo & Video Media - Allows photo and video upload without any restrictions by number or size. Supports YouTube, Vimeo, mp4.
Images Batch Upload - Fast and handy files management with batch upload feature.
Multilevel Galleries Hierarchy - Unlimited levels of galleries to build required folders tree.

Images rotate - Rotate manually images if camera rotation is not rendered correctly.
Watermark protection - Protect images from unauthorized usage on other websites or media.
Social share buttons - Allow your visitors to share on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, Pinterest.
Galleries list view - Top level gallery view with all galleries included as a subfolder. No images in this view.

Single gallery view - A gallery with any number of sub-galleries and images included in a current.
Item view - Single photo layout with its display settings and options.
Gallery display settings - Configure galleries grid, number per page and ordering. Show/hide empty galleries.
Item display settings - Configure images display grid, number per page and ordering.

Menu item settings - Define specific gallery and image settings via menu item options.
Default gallery image - Select default preview image among the images in a gallery.
Item details - Set image name, owner, upload date, description, copyright note. Choose what is shown.
Gallery details - Set gallery name, owner, create date and description. Choose what is shown.

and others

Version 4.4.0 - minor release

  • New Default design for Gallery, Image and Lightbox.
  • Combined Galleries List and Gallery views to simplify front-end configuration and improve usability.
  • Layout options for a gallery album.
  • Layout options for a file in a gallery.
  • Option to select gallery information underneath a thumb or on hover.
  • Option to select file information underneath a thumb or on hover.
  • Gallery and file layout global settings can be reconfigured via menu item settings.
  • Gallery can be set by selecting several galleries to a menu item.
  • New design for Single item layout with a gallery slider underneath.
  • Show/hide parameter for a Single item view.
  • View files in a gallery with a lightbox rather than on a separate page.
  • Joomla 3.9.1 compliance check.

Version 4.3.2 - maintenance release

  • Single image right column fix to hide when nothing is shown in it.
  • Joomla 3.8.8 compliance check.

Version 4.0.3 - maintenance release

  • Fixed bug with menu item parameters and their priority over default configuration parameters.
  • Added default option for menu item parameters to use global configuration if parameters were not specified on purpose.
  • Joomla 3.7.1 compliance check.

Molto bene

Posted on 17 August 2019
Poche trenta foto nella versione free, ma ultimamente vedo che tutte le gallery di joomla fanno così.
Ease of use
Molto semplice da configurare, intuitiva e veloce. Si configura bene, anche se la traduzione lascia un po' a desiderare.
I used this to: Il sito di allestimenti feste di un'amica. Serviva una gallery che mostrasse i suoi lavori.
It presents picture albums with captions and nothing else. Exactly what I need for a non-commercial, private family website.
Ease of use
The absence of commercial and social media features makes it very easy to set up and use.
Didn't need it. That is perfect support.
It is simple and the documentation is simple..
I used this to: Presenting large numbers of family photos in many albums on a private, non-commercial website.
Very only niggle is that it does NOT have a search facility, which surely is a basic, essential feature for large galleries.
Ease of use
Very easy to shouldn't have any problems setting this up...all self-explanatory.
No experience
Very good
I used this to: A database of astronomical images
Owner's reply: Thanks for your review, Andy. We are glad to hear that you enjoy using our product.

Search feature is available in Grand version which has all modules and plugins available for FW Gallery. You can use Grand version by installing on top of FW Gallery Light. No conversion of migrations are needed. So you are just one step from search functionality you are looking for.

Also note that we have Client Section on our website where you can suggest an idea, or report a bug, or ask about custom modification for your needs.


Posted on 20 June 2017
Ease of use
Easy to use and nice templates!!!
Overall pretty good. But I needed to provide admin access to a new usergroup and wasn't able to do this. No permissions in Global Config!
Ease of use
I consider it very easy to use. The only thing you may want to read up on is how to batch upload zipped image files.
It's a free extension & support is non-existent. That's fine, but I don't see a community forum where users can share notes and help others
Information can be found, though largely not necessary since the extension is easy to use. But there is next to nothing on permissions.
I used this to: Photo gallery on a non-profit's website. It's used mainly for the organisation's events and does a good job, mostly. The downside is that permissions could not be assigned to a new usergroup. I don't see permission settings anywhere. This is a major minus point for my purpose.

Nice extension for traveler

Posted on 23 September 2015
Like the plugin and the app to send picture from iPhone to the gallery online as we travel. An autopsting to Social network will be a +
Ease of use
After setting as we wanted, it's so easy to use it
I used this to: I use this component for my own website
never worked correctly after each installation on every joomla 3.0 site. I had to contact the support after each installation.
Ease of use
very easy to use once the bugs have been removed but images disappear after each joomla update.
I used this to: to display photos only during the times when the component works correctly:)
Owner's reply: Thank you for your opinion.
This extension exists for a long time, and for sure, it is stable. Necessary docs can be found on our website. Support is available and clients get responds according to support rules, presented on the corporate website.
Extension works with Joomla 3.x for a long time and is updated permanently, so there seems to be misunderstanding for this point. Pics don't disappear after Joomla update in case you use the original version of the extension and don't modify it by yourself.
If any questions appear, our support system is available and ready to help.

Very nice gallery

Posted on 04 January 2015
Good functionality. I need this gallery for ecology website: for animal photo database. All functions that I need are here.
Ease of use
It's easy to use.
Good and fast support.
I's easy to use it even without documentation.
I used this to: regional ecology project with big animal photo gallery
It is a very good application with excellent support. Thanks.
I was looking for a responsive gallery extension which isn't too complex to adjust to my template and easy to use. FW Gallery did right out of the box a good job. When I had a configuration problem which resulted in album images shown twice in lightbox view, the support helped quickly, although I only use the free version.
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FW Gallery

Last updated:
Jul 18 2019
Date added:
Nov 18 2014
GPLv2 or later
Free download
Related paid extension :
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