Zenphoto is a bugfix release. Multiple minor errors are corrected. As usual we recommend all users upgrade for the latest updates and fixes. For more detailed info about the fixes please review the GitHub issues list. (…)

Some user guide restructuring

We have just restructured our user guide a bit. Specifially we worked on the troubleshooting which formerly was located within the article "Troubleshooting guide". This was a (…)

Integration with existing sites and other CMS

This is not really possible as Zenphoto is actually a standalone CMS of its own. Technically, these are the recommended ways to "integrate" Zenphoto with another CMS: Match the look of your Zenphoto site to your existing site (…)

Using Zenpage

Assigning a specific user to a page or article This is the way if you are the master admin and want to set up something for users with lower rights: Create a user with rights for one album and Zenpage rights (…)

Working with albums and images

Is there any limit to the number of images? There are no limits to the number of images Zenphoto can display in a gallery or album. Zenphoto is file system based and unique in that it scales relatively well due to its simple design. The (…)

Problems with albums and images

Thumbnails/sized images are not generated and/or the server crashes Server memory issues If you're running a web server on a VPS or other resource-limited (…)

Using external sources

Administrating images hosted on another server Zenphoto unfortunately does not support this. Zenphoto must be installed on the same server as the photos it is hosting. This is what we recommend. Even if this was possible, it would (…)


How caching works   There are several different caches: Image cache Zenphoto does not touch the original full images you uploaded to the albums directory. But it does cache the resized (…)

Problems with languages

How to install languages (translations) A translation has this folder and naming structure: de_DE/ de_DE/LC_MESSAGES de_DE/LC_MESSAGES/zenphoto.po de_DE/LC_MESSAGES/ This is (…)

Using plugins and third party features

Installing third party plugins Installing Official plugins and extensions reside within /zp-core/zp-extensions. You should never remove official plugins as they might be used (…)