DatsoGallery Component

Current version: 3.1.7

DatsoGallery component help you quickly and effortlessly create a multi-functional photo gallery. The intuitive interface makes it easy to manage the component and its content. A lot of settings allows you to organize the gallery, meet within acceptable to your requirements.

The stylish and thoughtful design, will attract your visitors from the first visit to your photo gallery, and responsive design will increase the traffic to your web site for three times!

You've DatsoGallery 1.29 for Joomla 2.5+ and wish to upgrade, no problems! The new DatsoGallery contains a special script that will perform all the necessary operations for a successful upgrade and no losses!

You've PhocaGallery 4 with a mass of content, but wish to use DatsoGallery, no problems! The new DatsoGallery contains a special script that will perform all the necessary operations to successfully migrate PhocaGallery 4 to DatsoGallery 3+ with a single click!

Main features
  • Responsive design
  • Support nested categories
  • Support popular infinite pagination
  • Support cascading grid (Masonry)
  • Individual categories settings
  • Restricting access to categories
  • Joomla! ACL support
  • Creating categories by registered users in front-end
  • Supports automatic and manually geotagging
  • Browse places of photos on the map
  • Animated GIFs support
  • Comments support
  • Check comment form in real-time (without reloading page)
  • Captcha support in comments
  • Email notifications
  • Ban by IP address
  • Support social networking buttons (AddThis)
  • Support image tagging
  • Search by tags
  • Gravatar support
  • Supports user profiling with possibility to upload avatar
  • Rating support (like/dislike)
  • Favorites support
  • Supports search of categories/images by their title and description
  • Watermark support
  • Supports original image file replacement
  • Support slideshow in a modal window
  • View images in a modal window
  • Protection of the original image files using HTACCESS
  • Upload and manage images by user in front-end
  • Replacing original image file support
  • User group policy for uploads
  • Support Drag and Drop upload
  • Support multi-thread image uploading
  • Support chuncking uploads
  • Support mobile uploads
  • Support image files with special characters (including Cyrillic)
  • Support auto-rotate images based on EXIF information
  • Supports resizing, rotation, and cropping images without loss of quality
  • Support for reading/extracting EXIF, IPCT and XMP data from photos when uploading
  • EXIF data view
  • and more...

DatsoGallery 3 back-end view

System requirements

  • Joomla! 3.6+ ³
  • PHP: 5.6 / 7+ ³
  • MySQL: 5.5.3+ ³
  • Database type: MySQL / MySQLi
  • Web server: Apache 2.4+ / Nginx 1.8+ ³
  • GD library: 2.1+
  • EXIF support

Basic PHP settings

  • File Uploads: ON ¹
  • Max Execution Time: 30 ²
  • Upload Max Filesize: 8M ²
  • Memory Limit: 64M ²


¹ - required
² - minimum
³ - stable

18.01.2017 - version 3.1.6

  • Added missing language constants likes/dislikes (front-end)
  • Added double check on the validity of the e-mail addresses in the comments in real time (front-end)
  • Improved comment system (front-end)
  • Fixed displaying date and time in the exif data (front-end)
  • Added function to determine the plural and singular numbers for image views (front-end)
  • Added parameter to protect the upload folder (front-end/back-end)
  • Added max. width and height allowed for uploaded images (front-end/back-end)
  • Added parameter chunk size for chunked file uploads (front-end/back-end)
  • Improved complaints system (front-end)
  • Added check for GPS coordinates (front-end)
  • Fixed rating system (front-end)

15.01.2017 - Version 3.1.5

  • Fixed tags saving when editing image (back-end)

12.01.2017 - Version 3.1.4

  • Captcha support added in the form of a complaint to protect against spam (front-end)

12.01.2017 - Version 3.1.3

  • Added functionality to use the new DatsoGallery Redirect Plugin (front-end)

11.01.2017 - Version 3.1.2

  • Added functionality to use the new Content Plugin (back-end)
  • Fixed integration with Twitter and Facebook (front-end)

04.01.2017 - Version 3.1.1

  • Added a message "Upload completed successfully but must be checked by the administrator" (front-end)
  • Added additional order options for categories and images in category (front-end/back-end)
  • Fixed order of the images in the slideshow on the page of image details (front-end)

03.01.2017 - Version 3.1.0

  • Fixed SQL-bug on main gallery page (front-end)

02.01.2017 - Version 3.0.8

  • Fixed a bug in Phoca2Datso migration, associated with the absence of the originals in Phoca (back-end)
  • Fixed a bug in the number of images in category after Phoca2Datso migration (back-end)
  • Fixed issue on uploading images: "Invalid or missing image mime type!" when both of php-functions "finfo_open()" and "mime_content_type()" are disabled (front-end / back-end)
  • Added button to delete the image on the page of image details (front-end)
  • Added the ability to automatically assign default category for uploadable images on condition that the "Members categories" disabled and in "Allowed categories" selected only one category (front-end)
  • Fixed bugs in email notifications (front-end)
  • Fixed bugs in access levels (front-end)
  • Fixed and improved comments form (front-end)
  • Fixed like / dislike buttons on the pages: category, favorites, search, tags (front-end)
  • Added an excellent solution ( 301 Moved Permanently ) for deleted categories / images from the gallery (front-end)

21.12.2016 - Version 3.0.7

  • Added migration PhocaGallery 4 to DatsoGallery 3+ (back-end)
  • Code improvements (front-end/back-end)

14.12.2016 - Version 3.0.6

  • Added ability to change the original image file (back-end)
  • Added parameter to show/hide the link to the author's website in the footer

13.12.2016 - Version 3.0.5

  • Fixed path for small images in the image manager (back-end)
  • Added checking for the presence of the directory for the original image files (back-end)
  • Added checking for write permissions to the directory with the original image files (back-end)
  • Added checking for the presence of .htaccess file in the directory with the original image files, when parameter protect originals is enabled (back-end)
  • Fixed bug in the menu item to a specific category (front-end)
  • Fixed redirection after uploading (front-end)
  • Code improvements (front-end/back-end)

08.12.2016 - Version 3.0.4

  • Fixed bug on the favorites page

08.12.2016 - Version 3.0.3

  • Added functionality for automatic products updates from Joomla! Update.

06.12.2016 - Version 3.0.2

  • Fixed images display after uploading. Related to actions approve/unapprove in categories manager.
  • Fixed terms display on the upload page when parameter show terms is disabled.

01.12.2016 - Version 3.0.0

  • Initial release