[Elgg 1.5-1.12 & 2.X - 4.X: Tidypics] v1.6.3

Release Notes

The newest version of the Tidypics Photo Gallery.

1.6 changes

  • photo tagging
  • photo rating integration with additional plugin
  • view counter
  • better uploading code
  • ImageMagick support
  • Expanded admin configuration
  • Improved CSS
  • More extensible (plugins can extend and modify the controls like tagging shown under an image)
  • EXIF data
  • Better Album RSS feed
  • Better almost everything 

What is not included

  • flash uploader
  • lightbox/slideshow
  • photo cropping

 See roadmap post

Changes from 1.6.2

  • Titles default to file names if left blank
  • Bug fixes
  • Admin page for redoing resize of images to correct previous failures
  • Preview of watermarking - not for production sites

Our tracker list is here: http://code.google.com/p/tidypics/issues/list (requires a gmail account to add something). It includes bug reports and feature requests.


********TO UPGRADE from <=1.5.1************

  1. ftp code to server (either overwrite old code or move old code and ftp fresh copy)
  2. go to Elgg administration and clear view cache by changing order of a plugin or turning plugin off and then on
  3. go to Tidypics Administration (new option on sidebar of admin page)
  4. On the settings tab, you should see a link called upgrade. Click Upgrade
  5. Set your settings and press save - you need to press save even if you do not change any settings

********TO UPGRADE from 1.6 beta or 1.6.x ************

  • Copy files and and refresh cache (change plugin order or disable/enable plugin)


New Install

  1. FTP code
  2. enable plugin
  3. go to Tidypics Administration page
  4. save your settings


Server Analysis - new feature off settings page. Some documentation in docs directory

Want images on your front page? see tidypics/lib/tidypics.php

Interested in working on the team. Let us know.


  • Category: Photos and Images
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 2022-10-10
  • Downloads: 145197
  • Recommendations: 231

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