This was of course an April Fools joke.
We have no plans to merge the projects. However, it's true that
both projects share the same spirit and have a friendly connection
for years. Thanks to the Piwigo team for joining us with this
After long negotiations and deliberations the teams of Piwigo and Zenphoto have decided to
merge projects. The reason is the ever growing competition with the
big CMS like Wordpress (although their gallery functions are
nowhere near those of Piwigo and Zenphoto), social networks or
online photo communities like flickr or Picasa.
We know this comes as a big surprise to you our users. But there
is no need to fear! Piwigo and Zenphoto share the same strong open
source spirit. The teams also had a friendly connection by
recommending each other for years!
Neither of the projects will be abandoned and no features will
be lost. On the contrary the projects will be merged so you will
get the best of both worlds so to speak. It will be a new (...)