Photonic – Gallery and Lightbox Plugin

One Plugin to Get Them All

Welcome to the Lord of Gallery Plugins! Photonic is a plugin that not only makes your WordPress galleries really, really, really, ridiculously good-looking, but also adds coverage for every conceivable sort of gallery offered by Flickr, SmugMug, Google Photos and Zenfolio!

Check out the Obsessively Comprehensive Documentation (aka, the OCD).

How Do You Like Your Galleries?

Photonic can display your galleries with astonishing versatility

  • Square thumbnail grid
  • Circular thumbnail grid
  • Justified Grid
  • Masonry
  • Tiled Mosaic
  • Slideshows

See examples of each on the Layouts page.

Think of a Lightbox…

Photonic includes coverage for all the commonly used lightbox scripts. Fancybox, Lightgallery, Magnific, Swipebox – you name it, and Photonic has it. Currently supporting 19 scripts this number continues to grow. Touch, deep-linking and social sharing is enabled for all lightboxes!

Easy Creation, Guten-Proof

Use Photonic’s intuitive, interactive wizard to create your galleries. And if you are concerned about moving to Gutenberg, you are covered!

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Download and Support

Photonic can be downloaded from the WordPress Plugin Repository. Support can be obtained at the same location in the Support Forum.

Photonic is licensed under GPL V3 – you are free to use, modify and distribute it as you please as long as the redistributed code is licensed under GPL V3.