Simple Picture Gallery Manager
SPGM is a PHP script that displays picture galleries on the web. It provides users with very simple procedures as for set up and update online photo albums. SPGM generates XHTML 1.0 compliant code and makes extensive use of CSS stylesheets to render galleries. It only requires PHP version 4 or higher and does not rely on image manipulation libraries, or any database system. Features: caption for each gallery/picture, infinite sub-galleries hierarchies, several sort options, per gallery complete configuration, random thumbnails used for gallery previews, new pictures highlighting, multi-language support, themes available for use.Visit publisher site: Simple Picture Gallery Manager
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This program as is - is worthless. You can achieve the same thing by making a simple HTML file with thumbnails on it that are linked to bigger pictures. To make spgm somewhat useful you need to download a 3rd party application called sgpmAdmin, which supposedly works with spgm to make thumbnails, folders, etc. But it doesn't work. When spgm updates, spgmAdmin doesn't know and doesn't update also. Spgm should have been designed with an admin section from the start by the same person who made spgm.
I had been looking for something to present a slide show or picture album on my website with no success. Nothing suited me until I investigated PHP and then found SPGM. It can be used "as is" with just a little but of configuring. No PHP knowledge required! But it can also be customized to fit into the design of your site--though you should know a bit more about HTML, CSS and PHP before you try this part You must generate your own thiumbnails, which I had already done anyway. And it seems clunky at first to have to include your captions in comment files. But in doing this and other customization I realized that this is a really simple thing to do and makes changes quite easy. Let's just say that SPGM works the way I think so I find it very usable. Your mileage may vary.