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Piwigo, Gallery

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by gordy, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. gordy

    gordy Well-Known Member

    Has anyone had any experiences with Piwigo ? The feature set is nice, notably tagging and searching and seo urls.

    I'd like to see a user bridge to XF ;)

    http://piwigo.org
     
  2. Jaxel

    Jaxel Well-Known Member

    Is that Jeff Goldblum? http://piwigo.org/demo/picture.php?/558/category/Africa

    Either way, I don't like it. Honestly, I think a good gallery should use a lightbox for navigation once inside of a category. Most people don't care about the extraneous EXIF information, and if they did, you can easily add a "view image details" link on the bottom left of the lightbox.
     
  3. gordy

    gordy Well-Known Member

    There are lightbox options from the backend or via alternate themes, the exif data is toggle in the admin panel -
     
  4. Crazyfruitbat

    Crazyfruitbat Well-Known Member

    I want exif data for sure - its one of the things that mostly stop looking at some galleries..
     
  5. Tigratrus

    Tigratrus Well-Known Member

    exif data is a very specialized thing, either you REALLY want it because it's a photography gallery, focused on the photography itself, or it's near total waste of time because the gallery is totally focused on the topic of the photos not the photos themselves.

    Personally, our current main site is in the latter camp and using that much screen space for something virtually none of our members have any interest in would be a huge waste, but I think Exif data should one of the toggle options so that the admin can choose to show it or not.
     
  6. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    EXIF data is really behind the scenes stuff for most sites.
    When I go to an art gallery I want to look at paintings. I don't care what paint they used, I just like the paintings.
    The most important EXIF data now might be geolocation !
    More sites would use that than the pixel sizes.
     

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