Happy Holidays

The Zenphoto team wishes a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We won't be very active until next year and only occasionally visiting the forum.

We also would like to thank all users that contributed to the project this year, either submitting patches or just reporting bugs and making suggestions.

Zenphoto 1.2.2

  • Utilities: (a new type of 'plugin' for the back-end)
    • backup/restore--backup & restore your zenphoto database [sbillard]
    • Schedule content--control when objects are published [sbillard]
  • Plugins:
    • Admin toolbox--provides the ability to add user defined links [sbillard]
    • class-textobject--"Plugin" custom image handler (example). Extend the kinds of data formats zenphoto can process [sbillard]
    • register_user--allow site visitors to apply for a user ID [sbillard]
    • viewer_sized_images--allow site visitors to select the size image to view [sbillard]
  • Enhancements:
    • Search for EXIF field items [sbillard]
    • Select which EXIF fields are shown [sbillard]
    • 'AND', 'OR', and 'NOT' are now useable in searches (in addition to &, |, and !) [sbillard]
    • arbitrary cropping and crop user interface [sbillard, acrylian]
    • Select fields to search at time of search [sbillard]
    • EXIF data now shown with the image on the admin/edit page [sbillard] (...)

Zenpage - a CMS plugin for Zenphoto: Out now!

One day after the release of Zenphoto 1.2.1 our team member acrylain finally can announce the initial release of Zenpage. Releasing at the same time was prevented by different time zones yesterday.

Here is the official release post: Download and more information also on the Zenpage project site:

Happy testing and hopefully an unsuccessful bug hunt!

Zenphoto 1.2.1

  • Numerous encoding fixes [krainbolt, sbillard]
  • Numerous translation (gettext strings) optimizations [sbillard, acrylian]
  • New plugins:
    • static_html_cache [acrylian, sbillard, trisweb]
    • contact_form [acrylian, sbillard]
    • paged thumbs navigation [acrylian, sbillard]
  • Separate theme translation capability [acrylian, sbillard]
  • The return of "partial match search of tags" [sbillard]
  • Memory limit fix [sbillard]
  • Setup improvements [sbillard]
  • Password authorization fixes [sbillard]
  • Transient images [sbillard]
  • Translations:
    • Spanish [mikeque, ballenato, carlosvarela]
    • Traditional Chinese [fatman]
    • Simplified Chinese [fatman]
    • French [fetard]
    • Italian [Iacopo Benesperi, Andrea Garelli]
    • Dutch [Vincent]
    • Serbian [JovanT]
    • Polish [mironb]
    • Japanese [momo-i]
    • German (polite "Sie" version) [acrylian]
  • Integrated support for the (...)

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Updated for Zenphoto 1.4.7 and it will be included in the next Zenphoto release as well.

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Pre-announcement: Zenpage - a CMS plugin for Zenphoto

Some may heard of this side project our team member acrylian was working on for some time and a few of you even may already wait for it.

You can now watch a small fun pre-announcement teaser movie on Google video: or directly on

Sadly Google made the video a little too blurry but hopefully you get an idea of the coming real thing.

That will probably be within the next few days after some final testing, some doc writing and of course the setup of a project site under the above adress. Although Zenphoto contains some offical support for this plugin, it will not be included in the offical Zenphoto package and kept (...)