Pictures, as they say, paint thousands of words and are popular, so using images is a fantastic way to draw traffic to your site. Here are 12 of the best PREMIUM Gallery plug-ins to consider that are worth their price. Prices range from about $16 to $29.
Choose from 9 different layouts and even play video on this mobile-ready plug-in. It has tons of options including touch-enabled and even has a zoom feature. $19 gets you the plug-in to use.
The plug-in offers more than 100 customization choices and is fully responsive for mobile devices. Add pictures, HTML, video, or Flash. Use the shortcode generator to put your gallery inside any post or page, and make it easy for users to share across popular social networking sites with built-in share buttons. Get started with this premium plug-in for $18.
Stop wasting time creating detailed thumbnails. This plug-in does it for you automatically. Enjoy thumbnails with hover effect. Slide, scale, overlay, fade in and face out on a variety types of media. It’s all edited on an easy-to-use, drag and drop format that is built on an AJAX frame, so you don’t have to wait for the entire site to reload with each new edit. Pick up this plug-in for $25.
This WordPress Responsive plug-in allows you to create unlimited galleries that are adaptive to work well on any device. Watermark images or turn off the right-click photo copy mode to make your pictures more difficult to steal. Pull images from any popular photo site, like WordPress gallery, Flickr, Instagram, Tumblr, or any RSS feed. Choose from three layouts of standard, masonry, or photo string image gallery arrangements. Choose from four lightboxes, and create images that slide or move in a choice of several ways. The plug-in costs $23.
Create grids for galleries of images, media, or video with sliders or WooCommerce. This plug-in makes it easy for beginners with its drag-and-drop editing tools but has some great developer options as well. Choose from 30 skins that are included. Pick it up for $26.
Pull images from Facebook, Instagram and RSS feeds. For $29 you get the top-rated and best-selling gallery grid plug-in for WordPress. It is retina ready and fully responsive with built-in lightboxes and special effects. It is very customizable with auto layouts, captions, and custom links.
Forget the squared off boxy rows and columns. This plug-in offers complex grids that are captivating with 6 lightboxes included. It is responsive with a mobile layout. Add custom links and captions on images, and easily create video galleries as well. Get it today for $19.
Create random grids that come with easy-to-use widgets and social sharing capability. The plug-in provides filters on a fully responsive WordPress plug-in. It is highly customizable with 5 lightboxes included. This plug-in delivers a lot for its low $18 price tag.
Responsive WordPress Gallery Plug-in. – Using tons of pictures is never a problem with the bulk upload feature. Build beautiful galleries of images or video with this plug-in that allows you to customize it any way you want. Change colors, fonts, spacing, icons, or anything else to fit your theme. It is fully responsive and full-screen mobile-ready. Choose from three different gallery styles with six custom gallery widgets. Just $18 gives you all you need in this versatile plug-in.
Create slider galleries that beg the user to interact by clicking through on touch-ready pictures as the main image stretches across the screen to appear well on any mobile device. Add text to each gallery image, and use the admin panel to customize it how you like with any number of galleries per page. This WordPress plug-in is priced low at $17.
If it’s good enough for a site that focuses on quality pictures, then it’s good enough to grab the Pinterest style to create your gallery grid. The plug-in does not grab images from Pinterest, but uses the layout known to users of the popular social networking site. The plug-in provides a responsive grid with a masonry gallery for visual appeal. Use the shortcode to add it to your site in no time. Don’t let the low $16 price fool you into thinking this WordPress plug-in will deliver anything but fantastic galleries ready for your images. It supports batch upload and will automatically generate eye-catching thumbnails and the option to use multiple categories or leave off the categories if you choose.