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Best picture gallery software

Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by GeorgeB, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. GeorgeB

    GeorgeB Chairman/CEO TMCG NLC

    Okay, I have these options available to me via hostgator.com

    I am wanting to create a photo gallery to post pictures of work I do, and stuff I tear apart.

    Can anyone give me some reviews and let me know which one is the best.

    Just want a simple photo gallery, that can provide description and a decent image that I upload.

    • 4images
    • Coppermine
    • Gallery
    • Piwigo
    • Pixelpost
    • Zenphoto
  2. wswd

    wswd Premium Premium Member

    Haven't used all of them, but have had very good luck with Coppermine.
  3. Seraphim

    Seraphim Active Member

    Coppermine has been good in the past, but be careful with your chmods because it also has a history of XSS type exploits. I know I had the fun task of disinfecting one once because of that.
  4. fcolor

    fcolor Active Member

    I like Zenphoto. Do you see these in Softaculous or in any other software library?
  5. GeorgeB

    GeorgeB Chairman/CEO TMCG NLC

    The ones I listed are in the "QuickInstall" area for Hostgator.com
  6. deservinghost

    deservinghost New Member

    I must prefer Stockbox photo Gallery Software.
  7. cassiejmiller

    cassiejmiller New Member

    What software is easier to use?
  8. GeorgeB

    GeorgeB Chairman/CEO TMCG NLC

  9. GeorgeB

    GeorgeB Chairman/CEO TMCG NLC

  10. wswd

    wswd Premium Premium Member

  11. GeorgeB

    GeorgeB Chairman/CEO TMCG NLC

    That is the software that they are using? Thanks for that.

    Now, just need to find the theme they downloaded.

    Also, if you noticed how they made it seem like the software was integrated into the site? Do you know what file they edited to make that happen?
  12. wswd

    wswd Premium Premium Member

    No idea what they did as far as the site is concerned, but yes, that's the software they're using.
  13. GeorgeB

    GeorgeB Chairman/CEO TMCG NLC

    Thanks wswd.
  14. GeorgeB

    GeorgeB Chairman/CEO TMCG NLC

    Can anyone tell me how I can merge the menalty photo gallery software into my existing website?

    Meaning the headers, links, etc will all be the same?

    Unfortunately, there is no where for me to grab html code and simply paste it in. I use basekit for my site, and they don't list pages in FTP like header.php, footer.php etc.

    I just want the software look more like the website, and I figured that was the best way to do it, but I nothing on Google is really helping me right now.
  15. Saad Host

    Saad Host New Member

    I think Zenphoto is the best picture gallery software.
  16. cheekychristie

    cheekychristie New Member

  17. GeorgeB

    GeorgeB Chairman/CEO TMCG NLC

    I am trying to update the software "gallery". I was following the instructions, but since I used "quickinstall" from hostgator, I dont know the passwords to the mysql accounts.

    So, I did as the online tech suggested and create a new user and database. Unfortunately, that backfired more than did any good.

    Is there a way to find out what the password for the user of the database is?
  18. pwhjenny

    pwhjenny New Member


    You can open your database in phpmyadmin and check for the table which is storing the user data. Open it and modify the actual user password using the md5 option. So, you can set new password for your existing user and use the same user for your script.
  19. CIAD Hosting

    CIAD Hosting New Member

    I mostly prefer to use zenphoto and gallery also but sometimes.
  20. GeorgeB

    GeorgeB Chairman/CEO TMCG NLC

    I was able to get it done.

    Their way of upgrading, is definitely NOT recommended by me in the slightest. The easiest way to do it, is overwrite the old files with the new, and then run the url updater.

    The way they walked you through it, messed it all up lol.

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