Build a user-powered image gallery with frontend capabilities, author profiles and portfolios.

Short Summary

ImagePress is a WordPress plugin used to generate user galleries. Users can upload image, categorize them, tag them and add a small description. Images are grouped into separate sortable and filterable galleries.

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Also available on Poster Spy.

Some of the features of ImagePress include:

  • Image upload
  • Image editing
  • Image variants, detail shots, progress shots (à la Behance)

ImagePress generates user profiles, user portfolios and user cards. Also, the plugin allows for frontend login, registration and password forgotten forms.

Some of the features include:

  • Author profiles, custom avatars, cover images (à la Facebook)
  • Frontend profile editing
  • Frontend registration and login
  • Author portfolios (white-labeled, unbranded, custom template pages)
  • Custom slugs (/profile/, /u/, /p/, /i/, etc)

ImagePress is able to create standalone websites, like CGSociety, ArtStation, DrawCrowd, LayerPaint, 3DTotal, Blender Cookie or Poster Spy.

The level of customization includes colours, fonts, templates, dimensions and switchable features. No two websites will be the same.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is it possible to only use the uploader and profiles features, but use the theme for the galleries instead of ImagePress?
A. Yes, the plugin allows the use of taxonomy and category templates inside themes. Note that these templates should have a thumbnail included.

Q. Are users able to register, but without access to backend?
A. Yes. ImagePress also blocks access to spam registrations due to its custom login path.

Q. Are users able to manage their images from the frontend only?
A. Yes.

Q. Why are my images returning a 404 (not found) status after I changed my theme or hosting provider?
A. You need to resave the permalinks (from Settings -> Permalinks -> Save Changes)

Q. Is it possible to have approval process before the image is shown?
A. Yes.

Q. Can my images show in a lightbox?
A. Yes, you need a lightbox plugin. Try a free one.

Q. What shortcode shall I use to generate author cards?
A. [cinnamon-card perpage=8]

Q. Can I use Cinnamon Users plugin with ImagePress?
A. No, Cinnamon Users is now integrated into ImagePress, with additional features.

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