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When a real nice big gallery add-on ?

Discussion in 'Resource and Add-on Discussions' started by Allan, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. Allan

    Allan Well-Known Member

    Everything is in the title friends :D
  2. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    I think priority is and should be RM & xenforo the product itself. A gallery imo shouldn't come until a full feature set and they've been refined further happens. By that time I suspect there will be a 3rd party add-on and if by the offchance there isn't maybe this is something xenforo will look at and add to their portfolio of add-ons. Only the devs can say really.
  3. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    Mike said they currently have no plans for a Gallery/CMS but if that turns out to be preventing lots of people migrating from VB maybe they'll change their mind?
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  4. Allan

    Allan Well-Known Member

  5. erich37

    erich37 Well-Known Member

    can you please define "Gallery" ?

    ... and please don't mention any other competitor's product......
  6. cclaerhout

    cclaerhout Well-Known Member

    I thought that Robbo was working on it. Just be patient.

    Edit: see his post here.
  7. craigiri

    craigiri Well-Known Member

    There must be 40 threads asking the same question!

    Have the OP's not read the answers?
    The basics....

    No gallery soon from XF
    some have been promised but never come through or far behind schedule.

    Basically there is none until there is one. You can't count on any one of them......even after there is one! That is, the one author who claimed to be working doesn't have the time (or money) to fit his promised schedule and who knows what will happen!

    That's the story. My suggestion is for those who need a gallery which does not exist - not to move to XF now.
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  8. Dakis

    Dakis Well-Known Member

    Too late :D

    I will do it even without a gallery, worst case scenario I will keep photopost (i have 30,000 photos) until I find a way to import them to a XF system.

    XF > all. :cool:
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  9. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

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  10. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

  11. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    No idea.
  12. Dakis

    Dakis Well-Known Member

    Well I will save you another big discussion since I'm gonna try it anyway and let you know how it goes. :p
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  13. Craigr

    Craigr Active Member

    Integration is crap so don't bother. Style is awful too.
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  14. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Yeah it was last time I checked. I assumed since it was being suggested somewhat recommend that it evolved since the last discussion. Personally I'd stay well clear of it (no offence to the author of the add-on)
  15. Dakis

    Dakis Well-Known Member

    Well there is no alternative, so what are my options?
  16. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    You could always privately hire a developer though the time and costs might be a little too high for an individual to fund.

    I think at this time there is no other option regarding any type of gallery.
  17. TheComputerGuy

    TheComputerGuy Active Member

    No, he just took everyone's money.
  18. Dakis

    Dakis Well-Known Member

    Well, I was thinking something similar: hiring someone that has frontent development skills, to play with Photopost's css and make it look like my new forum skin for now. In the meantime I will introduce User Albums to the members, and keep photopost as a legacy gallery system until something comes up and I can convert it. But at this point I am moving forward with the conversion no matter what, plus I can't discard the gallery, it's a strong point of the community with 30,000 photos.
  19. Dragooon

    Dragooon New Member

    One of my first planned projects for XF is actually a gallery, but I'm holding it off for a while to scope out if anyone else makes something similar and when I have some actual time (in a few weeks, hopefully).
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  20. Alfa1

    Alfa1 Well-Known Member

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