Top Joomla Gallery Extensions

The Joomla Gallery extensions listed on this page are selected based on the preferences of SiteGround customers and are supported by our technical team. We have listed the top components based on their usage on our servers.


JoomGallery is a free Joomla gallery component that has three image sizes (thumbnail format, detail images, original images), which could be open in full screen JavaScript boxes. Images could be uploaded one by one or in a zip batch, by FTP or by Java upload. Interesting options are configurable watermarks and top lists, and geotagging. Users may store and download favorite images, geo-tagging allowed. Search function is also available.

Phoca Gallery

Phoca Gallery is widely used by SiteGround customers. It allows different methods of displaying image details such as modal boxes, standard javascript popup and more. Different methods of upload both frontend and backend are also available such as FTP, Java Upload, Flash Upload, file manager in Joomla, etc. It automatically creates thumbnails, allows geo-tagging and opening of youtube videos in detail view. Phoca Gallery templates can be overriden by Joomla! Template.

Ozio Gallery

Ozio Gallery is a component for Joomla 2.5 or higher that shows images published on Google plus. It allows unlimited photo uploads with automatic resizing. The gallery detects visitor's browser windows size and automatically caches and delivers re-scaled image versions.

Simple Image Gallery

Simple Image Gallery plugin can turn any folder of images in your Joomla! into an image gallery with a lightbox preview. The galleries created are presented in a grid with thumbnails for images. When you click on a thumbnail, a lightbox opens with the full size of the image.