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Phoca Restaurant Menu 1.0.3 has been released. It is designed for using with Phoca Gallery 2.5.0.

Phoca Gallery version 2.5.0 Beta has been released.

New features in Beta version:

  • Added missed conditional comments for IE in frontend (java upload)
  • Changed path (full path) to java upload script (this should solve problems with java upload on Mac systems)
  • Image Alias creating fixed
  • Camera Info (EXIF) - added missed resizing of box if only camera info icon was displayed
  • Comments in install.bak changed from # to --
  • Username changed to Name (in comments) because of security reasons
  • Displaydescupload parameter fixed in upload script
  • Rating stars are not displayed in Categories View - Detail in case rating is disabled
  • Javaupload width and height parameters fixed
  • Fixed html bug in Phoca Gallery Control Panel html code
  • Fixed code which caused "Call-time pass-by-reference has been deprecated" warning
  • PHP5 code in setting of format icon changed to PHP4 code

Download: Phoca Gallery download site


Phoca Font component and Phoca Font plugin version 1.0.1 have been released.

New features:

  • Support for Internet Explorer browsers added (the eot file needs to be included in font package)
  • Menu Item Selection added. Now you can set where (Menu Item - Itemid) the custom font will be displayed on your site.

See Phoca Font Demo

Font face rule is supported in these browsers:

  • Firefox 3.5
  • Safari 3.1
  • Opera 10.0
  • Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8.


Phoca Gallery component - version 2.5.0 Alfa, Phoca Gallery Random Image module - version 2.5.0 - Alfa, Phoca Gallery Menu Module - version 2.5.0 - Alfa, Phoca Gallery Plugin - version 2.5.0 - Alfa, Phoca Gallery Search Plugin - version 2.5.0 - Alfa, Phoca Gallery Slideshow Plugin - version 2.5.0 - Alfa have been released.

All extensions are Alfa version and are designed for testing only. Database structure was changed, so after upgrading the component new columns will be created in database. Then upgrading script, which will transfer data from obsolete columns to new colums, will be run.

Release Notes:


  • Java upload script was updated
  • Highslide JS library was updated


  • Pagination in Category View fixed
  • Added addslashes function in Google maps view for title and description
  • Added addslashes function in Google maps view for title and description
  • Creating of Alias was changed as the previous script caused problems on some servers
  • CSS Class 'name' was renamed to 'phocaname' because of possible conflicts with other extensions (templates)
  • Slideshow in Detail Window accepts ordering which is set in parameters of component


  • VM link refactored, works with 1.1.3
  • Categories Model in frontend refactored (foreaches and SQL queries reduced)
  • Category Model in frontend refactored (foreaches and SQL queries reduced)
  • Detail Model, Map Model, Info Model in frontend refactored
  • Category Model in backend refactored
  • Image Model in backend refactored
  • Phoca Gallery Helper in front removed
  • Phoca Gallery Helper in backend removed

New Features:

  • Pagination in Categories View added
  • "Categories, Images and Detail Information" in Categories View can be displayed in columns
  • Folder can be created in Categories View - set User Folder (in backend)
  • Image Rating added
  • New Highslide parameters added:
    • Highslide JS Class - you can set different CSS classes for Highslide JS
    • Highslide Opacity - you can set opacity of outside area of detail image
    • Highslide Outline Type - you can set border type of detail image
    • Highslide Full Image - full (original) image can be displayed as detail image
    • Highslide Slideshow - you can select two different types of slideshow in Highslide JS (standard, slideshow with small thumbnails)
    • Highslide Close Button - display or hide close button
  • New View - Coolirs 3D Wall - added
  • Added <media:description> tag into Coolirs RSS, description is displayed in Cooliris slideshow
  • New watermark parameter added - watermark can be created from files located in folder (only for images in folder) or in root (for all images in all folders), so watermark image need not to be saved in every folder any more
  • New information is displayed in Phoca Gallery Info view (administrator) - recommended settings for Phoca Gallery
  • Phoca Gallery can be centered now (Fixed width of Phoca Gallery box need to be set)

New Classes Added:

  • PhocaGalleryAccess
  • PhocaGalleryComment
  • PhocaGalleryCommentCategory
  • PhocaGalleryFile
  • PhocaGalleryFileFolder
  • PhocaGalleryFileFolderList
  • PhocaGalleryFileThumbnail
  • PhocaGalleryFileUpload
  • PhocaGalleryGeo
  • PhocaGalleryImage
  • PhocaGalleryImageFront
  • PhocaGalleryImageRotate
  • PhocaGalleryImageMagic
  • PhocaGalleryLibrary
  • PhocaGalleryOrdering
  • PhocaGalleryPagination
  • PhocaGalleryPath
  • PhocaGalleryRateCategory
  • PhocaGalleryRateImage
  • PhocaGalleryRender
  • PhocaGalleryRenderFront
  • PhocaGalleryRenderAdmin
  • PhocaGalleryRenderInfo
  • PhocaGalleryRenderDetailButton
  • PhocaGalleryRenderProcess
  • PhocaGalleryText

Database structure changed (phocagallery table), new columns added:

  • geotitle
  • zoom
  • longitude
  • latitude
  • videocode
  • vmproductid

Database structure changed (phocagallery_categories table), new columns added:

  • geotitle
  • zoom
  • longitude
  • latitude
  • userfolder
  • deleteuserid
  • accessuserid
  • uploaduserid

New Updrade script added (because of database table changes).

See new features on Phoca Gallery Demo site.

Phoca Restaurant Menu version 1.0.2 Lite has been released. In this version support of BB tags in group names, food names and list names was added.

The following tags can be added into the name:

  • [b]
  • [i]
  • [u]

E.g. this name:

Braised sea bass fillet[br]with [b]artichokes[/b], [i]potatoes[/i] and [u]black olives[/u]

will be displayed as:

Braised sea bass fillet
with artichokes, potatoes and black olives

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