Archive for the ‘gallery’ Category

A Gallery Creator.

July 22, 2004

One of the things that I’ve been itching to do is write a gallery creator for my photographs. Admittedly, there’s a thousand of them about already, but, of course, none of them do exactly what I want.

I want the thumbnail images to be presented in a staggered format, like a wall of bricks, I’m bored of a matrix of thumbnails

I’m tired of the slideshow type of gallery, there’s no reason not to have both thumbnails and decent size shots in the one page, people should be able to jump around much easier.

So here’s the beginnings of a fairly simple gallery generator. An example what it’s spitting out now is the Abbey Gallery.

At the moment, it works, and has a fairly complete set of features, though there are a few things todo