See Phoca News site to list all new features of Phoca Gallery.


Main features of Phoca Gallery:

  • Unlimited count of categories
  • Different methods of displaying detail of an image (No Popup, Standard Javascript Popup, Modal Box, Modal Box (image only), Shadowbox, Highslide JS, Highslide JS (image only), JAK lightbox)
  • Automatically creating of thumbnails
  • Commenting images and categories (using external comment system like JComments possible)
  • Cooliris support
  • Rating images and categories
  • Multiple adding of thumbnails
  • Different methods of image upload (FTP, Java Upload, Flash Upload, Standard Upload, using other media manager or file manager in Joomla!)
  • Frontend Upload
  • Frontend managing of images (upload, delete, publish, unpublish)
  • MVC pattern - Phoca Gallery templates can be overriden by Joomla! template
  • Rotating of images
  • Recreating of images
  • Option to installing different Themes
  • Changing design easily in parameters or in Themes
  • Pagination
  • Displaying EXIF information
  • Geotagging support (displaying Google Maps with images or categories)
  • Youtube support (Youtube videos can be displayed in detail view)
  • Statistics
  • Description of images and categories
  • Creating external links (e.g. to download)
  • Creating link to VirtueMart
  • Overlib effect
  • Slideshow
  • Different Modules, Plugins and Languages available
  • Watermark
  • Standard and advanced SEF support
  • User rights (displaying, uploading, editing, publishing, unpublishing)
  • Breadcrumbs support
  • See Parameters and documentation for other features.


Phoca Gallery 1 was released on September 20, 2007 - simply gallery for Joomla! 1.5 CMS

Phoca Gallery 2 was released on September 28, 2008 - full featured gallery for Joomla! 1.5 CMS

Phoca Gallery 3 was released on July 22, 2011 - completely rewritten for Joomla 1.6 (Joomla! 1.7) CMS

Phoca Gallery 4 (4.3.2) was released on November 28, 2016  - written for Joomla! 3.7 CMS