List of 8 free photo gallery extensions for Joomla that you must check
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Joomla has been the most popular open source solution having flexible architecture allowing more and more developers to build modules and components for this platform. Being a lover of photo gallery sites, we have found the below-mentioned extensions to be the most useful in taking your website to an unprecedented high.

The list of free extensions mentioned here offer simple ways to display photo albums and gives you the additional flexibility of customizing it. The range that has been included will help reducing space wastage on your website by allowing you to highlight your most preferred works.

Phoca Gallery

This efficient and popular solution has wonderful features to make perfect your photo gallery. The beautiful options you are given includes slide shows, lightboxes, shadow effects and much more. 


This is a very simple Image Gallery extension that contains some very useful options including integration of Shadowbox, Lytebox, Mootols & Slimbox, download option, thumbnail generating and storing, watermark function, and many more. 


You can present your photos in a very spectacular manner by using this gallery extension by making use of 3-dimensional animation with tilt viewer.   

Simple Image Gallery

Simplicity is the core of this extension and is perfect for someone who would like to have their photos displayed in their websites in a very simple manner and quickly as well. All the images are presented in a grid. This is accompanied with a background similar to Polaroid for the lightbox and thumbnail effects of the full-size images. 

CSS Gallery

The main secret of this CSS Gallery extension is the fact that it can work by using only X-HTML and CSS without having to use Flash, JavaScript or any other players or scripts. This gallery is targetted for the CSS lovers as well as for those who like to work on simple yet great working things.   


This is a powerful yet simple extension that offers numerous useful features that include lightbox, carousel and slider options among many others. Other important features like image margin, padding, border, animation speed, slider/rotator speed can also be configured into it. 

Art Sexy Lightbox Lite

Images having cool lightbox effects can be displayed using the Art Sexy Lightbox Lite. This extension can support multiple galleries on a single page and comes in 6 different themes that can be changed easily for spicing up the appearance of your gallery. 


The Joom Gallery is a very fresh extension on the Joomla and gives you the choice of displaying your images in three different sizes (detail images, thumbnails, original images). You can also enjoy very interesting Slimbox as well as Thickbox effects, configurable watermarks as well as many other interesting features.


0 #2 Belajar Bisnis Onlin 2013-07-04 08:56
I'm in need of good photo gallery extension for my online business ecommerce site that built with joomla, i need it to showcase my recent product and stuff like that. So thanks for this recommendation. :D Love your list!
0 #1 Joomla Development 2011-11-29 07:59
Nice collection.. I appreciate it.
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