40+ WordPress Gallery Plugins

Friday 23rd, June 2017 / 22:31 Written by
40+ WordPress Gallery Plugins
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With WordPress gallery plugins, you can add all kinds of great looking and feature rich galleries and portfolio designs to your website. This is useful for showing of your creative work, for presenting client cases, photographs and so much more. I am sure most people that have worked professionally with WordPress for some time agree that it is easy to set up and use. What I really like is the ability to turn an idea into a working solution in a relatively short time. In most cases with no need for coding at all.

There is always a great supply of relevant WordPress plugins that address the specific needs I have and the hardest part is sometimes to choose which solution to use. When it comes to adding a gallery to a website, I would say WordPress gives us an amazing array of options. In this article, I have collected more than 40 really cool WordPress gallery plugins to get you started and to give you a quick overview of the available solutions. You may also find that WordPress photography themes are interesting as they often have excellent capabilities for showcasing photos. check this theme collection in WPBriefly. I hope you enjoy the list and share your feedback in a comment!

uSquare – Universal responsive grid for WordPress – MORE INFO / DEMO


uSquare is a WordPress responsive squared grid that can display your content in a unique and interesting way. You can use it for displaying team members, products, services, designs, blog posts or anything else that comes to your mind. In the live preview you will find 3 modifications of the original file in order for you to see how uSquare can serve your purpose.  uSquare is build using a responsive grid and all elements are visible and accessible with all resolutions for responsive layout.

Justified Image Grid – Premium WordPress Gallery – MORE INFO / DEMO


This responsive WordPress gallery plugin aligns your thumbnails into a justified grid using jQuery. Flickr and Google+ both featured images like this. Present your galleries in an eye-catching and unique new way!

Complete Gallery Manager for WordPress – MORE INFO / DEMO


If you are used to use WordPress to create websites you know that images can be displayed in many ways, from simple usages to complex galleries, to even mostly wordless PhotoBlogs. Only your imagination (and maybe skills) is the limit to what you can do.

WP Gallery Builder – MORE INFO / DEMO


This plugin comes with two sections, Gallery Editor & Gallery Player

Instagram Gallery – WordPress Plugin – MORE INFO / DEMO


Instagram Gallery – WordPress Plugin is the plugin for wordpress that will enable you to display your snaps you or another account have uploaded to instagram or images with hashtags. This includes variety of configuration to have control over the gallery.

CCGallery WP – Multimedia Gallery WordPress Plugin – MORE INFO / DEMO


CCGallery WP makes it easy to embed the CCGallery HTML5 Multimedia Gallery, in your WordPress theme. It displays all your images, audio files and video files in a sleek and attractive interface.

Media Grid – WordPress Responsive Portfolio – MORE INFO / DEMO


Create responsive and filterable portfolios with ease on your website. Media Grid comes with masonry layout, is designed to adapt each portfolio to any situation and is mobile optimized for responsive themes.a

SlideDeck 2 – MORE INFO / DEMO


SlideDeck 2 enables you to build stunning content sliders for your WordPress site without any coding. Add images, text and video, embed your own custom HTML, or even dynamically pull content from your favorite sources, like Instagram, YouTube or RSS feeds.

WordPress Banner Rotator / Slideshow Plugin – MORE INFO / DEMO


This is a WordPress plugin for the jQuery Banner Rotator. This plugin provides an easy way to create an image slideshow for your WordPress site. The plugin also has a comprehensive management system for your banner rotators and its images.

Fancy Gallery – WordPress plugin – MORE INFO / DEMO


One of the biggest feature is the Generator. It allows to use galleries, you created in wordpress, on external websites. The generator creates the code for the head and body tag and all you have to do is to copy and paste it in. VERY EASY!



GRAND Flash Album Gallery is a Photo Gallery, Video Gallery, Music Album & Banner Rotator plugin with powerfull admin to manage your media content

Tiles Gallery – MORE INFO


Tiles Gallery is a gorgeus way to immediately present all your pictures, the visitors of your web site can see all the pictures at a glance, like no other gallery or slider can do!

PhotoMosaic for WordPress – MORE INFO / DEMO


PhotoMosaic creates a shortcode ([photomosaic]) that transforms a WordPress photo gallery into a visually-striking design piece by giving it a fresh masonry layout worthy of your favorite design blog.

EZ Masonry Portfolio – MORE INFO / DEMO


Display your portfolio or recent posts in style with EZ Masonry Portfolio

Slider gallery shortcode – MORE INFO / DEMO


This plugin creates a new shortcode for WordPress. With this new shortcode, you can create a slider gallery in seconds just by typing [slider] while you’re writing your post or page. The slider will display the images that you have uploaded to the current post or page.

Premium Gallery Manager – MORE INFO / DEMO


Gallery manager now uses wordpress 3.5 media manager, which gives you ability to upload and add multiple images at once. Windows user can use shift or control key as usual to select multiple images and MAC users can use command key.

EZ Plug In Portfolio – MORE INFO / DEMO


Using our plugin you can create an ideal solution for showing off your work, from images, to videos and everything in between.

FlipBook v5 – WordPress Plugin – MORE INFO / DEMO


Now set the order of the pages using drag and drop, METABOX in the admin panel (the attributes for the page) and when you create a new Book – all fields configuration are automatically filled (fields are not empty).

Thumbnail Gallery (WordPress Plugin) – MORE INFO / DEMO


This Plugin will help you to easily add a thumbnail gallery to your WordPress website or blog. The gallery is completely customizable, resizable and is compatible with all browsers and devices (iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones). You will be able to insert it in any page or post you want with inbuilt short code generator.

Dynamic Grid: Photo Gallery for WordPress – MORE INFO / DEMO


This plugin uses the “Dynamic Grid” engine. Thanks to that, you have the power to create exactly the layout you need. And if you don’t know what you need, the plugin comes with rock-solid default settings that create a beautiful and random layout on every page load!

Video Player WordPress Plugin – YouTube/FLV/H264 – MORE INFO / DEMO


This wordpress plugin will help you administrate the entire video player using a very friendly interface. You’ll be able to customize the player look & feel, playlist and CSS file. The plugin comes in two versions: Right Side playlist and Bottom Playlist

PhotoSmash Galleries – MORE INFO


PhotoSmash Galleries makes it easy to create photo galleries in posts or pages that your users can upload images to. PhotoSmash has incredibly flexible and simple models for designing custom photo gallery and form layouts, utilizing your own custom database fields, html, and css, or just use the standard.

Slideshow Gallery – MORE INFO


Feature content in beatiful and fast JavaScript powered slideshow gallery showcases on your WordPress website.

You can easily display multiple galleries throughout your WordPress website displaying your custom added slides, slide galleries or showing slides from WordPress posts/pages.

UBL Unlimited Galleries WordPress Plugin – MORE INFO / DEMO


Need a WordPress plugin that can offer unlimited galleries, customise each gallery you make to the style you are wanting.

Lightbox Gallery – MORE INFO


The Lightbox Gallery plugin changes the view of galleries to the lightbox.

Showcase – WordPress Gallery Plugin – MORE INFO / DEMO


Showcase aims to redefine the “gallery” in WordPress. Showcase makes the whole process of uploading, ordering and editing your images as simple as it can be. Then it makes your gallery look stunning by automatically showing your gallery in a beautiful lightbox slideshow.

NextGEN Gallery – MORE INFO


NextGEN Gallery is the most popular WordPress gallery plugin, and one of the most popular WordPress plugins of all time, with over 6 million downloads.

Social Gallery WordPress Photo Viewer Plugin – MORE INFO / DEMO


Social Gallery Plugin is a fantastic new way to engage visitors to your WordPress blog by adding the ultimate lightbox featuring social media buttons (Facebook like, Facebook Send, Pinterests ‘Pin it’, Twitters ‘Tweet This’ and now Linked In, Stumble Upon & Tumblr) as well as Facebook or Disqus Comments!

Dynamic Content Gallery – MORE INFO


Creates a dynamic gallery of images for latest or featured content posts, categories, pages and Custom Post Type posts.

Wall/Grid Gallery (WordPress Plugin) – MORE INFO / DEMO


This Plugin will help you to easily add a grid gallery to your WordPress website or blog. The gallery is completely customizable, resizable and is compatible with all browsers and devices (iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones). You will be able to insert it in any page or post you want with inbuilt short code generator.

Fotobook – MORE INFO


Fotobook is a WordPress plugin that will link to your Facebook account(s) and import all of your photo albums for use in your WordPress installation.

FlickrBox – WordPress Flickr.com Gallery+Widget – MORE INFO / DEMO


Create page/post galleries that display photo’s from flickr.com based on flickrname(photostream), set number or search queries. Columnized gallery – Set amount of columns to split into. Set image size/quality for enlarged lightboxed images.

Portfolio Premium WP Plugin – MORE INFO / DEMO


If you’ve been searching for a way to manage projects in a dynamic way, then look no further than ProFolio. Install the plugin in seconds and start building your dynamic portfolio today!

Video Gallery WordPress Plugin /w YouTube, Vimeo – MORE INFO / DEMO


Responsive, Localized, Awesome, Fully Featured, Fast. The most advanced stock video gallery in the world! Now as a WordPress plugin!

Pics Mash Image Rating Tool – MORE INFO / DEMO


The Pics Mash Image Rating tool is now even more epic than ever.

Global Gallery – WordPress Responsive Gallery – MORE INFO / DEMO


Create fully responsive galleries fastly and with ease on your website. Global Gallery comes with three gallery layouts, four lightboxes ready to use and is designed to be visible on each device: whether you are using a retina MacBook or an Android phone.

Portfolio Slideshow – MORE INFO


Add a clean, responsive javascript slideshow to your site. The slideshow integrates well into any design, supports fluid-width themes, and offers lots


















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Hi I am Pete! I love to work with web design and sometimes dive into some coding. My main focus is WordPress websites.

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