[pmwiki-users] Image Gallery questions

DaveG pmwiki at solidgone.com
Sun Oct 4 17:50:12 CDT 2009

If you want to host pics on Picasa you could try PmGallery.

  ~ ~ Dave

On 10/4/2009 5:14 AM, Mike wrote:
> Hello everyone!
> I am successfully using pmwiki as a CMS for a private webpage, which is
> readable only to a restricted number of users. Doing that, I wrote
> myself some very basic, but working scripts for conveniently uploading a
> folder of images, which then will be displayed on a number of pmwiki
> pages. Everything is working neatly, and I believe in "never change a
> running system".
> Now, unfortunately, I frequently encounter "nicer" image galleries.
> These load faster and have a nicer user interface, and come in two flavours:
> 1) flash-based stuff. Very sexy, and I'm not sure yet if I like it or
> not (after all, not everyone has flash etcetcetc.)
> 2) fancy HTML stuff I don't really understand - it's pages where only
> the image will change while the rest of the page remains unchanged, and
> the image preloads. Example for this: Facebook.
> Compared to these, my gallery looks really old.
> Which is why I'm looking for a convenient way to upgrade my PmWiki image
> gallery capabilities. To sum it up, they should be able to
> (1) work together with the PmWiki authentification system, i.e. only an
> authenticated user may be able to download the images. This is the
> absolutely crucial feature
> (2) be sexy to operate as a reader and as the publisher, preload, and
> work fast. Ideally give opportunity to comment on the gallery and/or
> individual pictures...
> I tried to solve it via Flash, but can't manage to get SimpleViewer to
> run properly. Also I'm not sure if it fits condition (1) as there's
> individual files in a folder.
> Thanks for reading this far. Any ideas, anyone?
> Best,
> Mike
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