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 (…)

Login and password problems

What is the link to login on the backend? mod_rewrite support: /admin no mod_rewrite: /zp-core/admin.php Forgotten admin password (…)

Site protection

Image hotlinking protection Although Zenphoto has an option for image protection it does only protect from getting the (full) image link from your gallery site itself but not prevent real hotlinking from outside. Everyone who knows how (…)

Installation problems

Notes about deprecated functions In the process of adding features and improving Zenphoto we occasionally find we need to change the way something worked in the past. Thus we may make some theme functions obsolete. When this happens we (…)

Moving and changing existing installations

Note that if you are planning both a move of your installation and an update to a new version you should separate these steps. When you upgrade, setup will migrate your database to be consistent with the current version of Zenphoto. If you do (…)


A plugin to generate preview thumbs from pdf, eps,ai (Adobe Illustrator) and tiff file formats. Ghostscript is required to be installed on the server.

Content macros

Note: The example macros in this text contain a space after the first and before the last bracket. This is to avoid them being executed. On real usages there should be none. General (…)

Zenphoto 1.4.5 release is on its way

Implementation has closed for the 1.4.5 release. You can preview it from the Development Builds link on the Download page of our Website. The release notes can be found here: https://www (…)