Provides functionality to select different templates for the standard theme pages album.php, image.php and for Zenpage pages.php and news.php.

The additional template files have to be clones of the standard theme pages which must be kept as default ones. The file names of these additional template files must match these patterns and should not include special characters or characters with diacritical marks:

Zenphoto gallery items

  • For albums: albumcustomname.php
  • For images : imagecustomname.php

"Select default album image layout" checkbox: If you want to avoid to manually select a specific layout for all images in an album you can check this option on the album's edit page. Then a layout is assigned to the images automatically as well.

Example: You select an album layout page named "album_test.php" for an album. If you select (...)

Help Wanted: Database abstraction

Zenphoto is persuing adding database support for databases other than MySQL. To this end we have created a database abstraction layer and implemented two additional abstractions: PDO_MySQL and PDO_SQLite.

The former is pretty straight forwared, but some additional "exposure" on it would be apppreciated. The latter has run into an impass. We are not knowledgeable of SQLite and have things which do not work but we do not understand.

So by this ticket we are looking for developers with SQLite (or perhaps some other Database) knowledge to participate in this abstraction effort. Please signify your interest on ticket #1711.

Multi-lingual sites

Zenphoto is fully capable of running multilingual sites if you want to provide your content in more than one language. "Content" means data stored in your database such as image and album descriptions.

The multi-lingual mode option

For these to have multiple languages you will need to have the multi-lingual check box checked in your gallery configuration.


Note: To use several languages locale support for those languages you wish to use needs to be installed on your server. Additionally your server requires gettext support. Contact your host if not sure (...)

The nightly builds are back

We found the issue and you can now again download them as usual.

Nightly builds currently broken

Unfortunatly the generation of nightly builds is broken since September 3th. Although there are archives generated they are corrupt and useless. We hope to get that fixed as soon as our server admin finds the time for it.

If you need to try the development stream you can download it from the svn trunk manually currently via the zip-download at the bottom of the page. Or via the svn directly if you are familiar with that.


Zenphoto is a quick release for a security fix. We strongly suggest you upgrade to this release, especially if you have enabled allowing strangers to become registered users of your site.


Totally hides unpublished images from not signed in viewers.

Requires Zenphoto v1.3.1.1 or later


This is a bugfix release for Zenphoto 1.3.1. The full list of changes can be viewed in the Trac log.

As always you can download it on our download page.


A plugin to list PDF files with a default image within the gallery. Display of the files is handled by the browser/system itself.


A Dokuwiki plug in which synchronizes the Dokuwiki user database with Zenphoto's user database.