Rightfully this component is one of the most popular, because Phoca Gallery allows you to install on your website a full gallery of images. In addition, there is a whole set of additional modules and plugins for this extension, so you’ll always find what you need!
It should be noted that to support and install this component, you will need:
All settings can be done in an intelligent way, and all questions can be asked at the special forum from the developer of this decision.
That includes component Phoca Gallery?
Unlimited number of categories
Automatic thumbnail generation
Commenting on the categories and images (using external systems like JComments)
Rating images and categories
Numerous adding thumbnails
Various methods of photo uploading (FTP, Java upload, Flash upload, normal upload, using other media Manager or file Manager in Joomla!)
Download from the website
Edit images (upload, delete, publish, removal from publication)
MVC pattern – Phoca Gallery templates can be rewritten Joomla
Option to install different themes
Change the design easily in the settings or themes
Pagination (transitions between photos)
Display EXIF information
Support for geolocation (display of Google Maps with the photos and categories)
Youtube support (Youtube videos can be displayed in the detailed view)
Description, images and categories
Creating external links (e.g. to download)
Creation of links to VirtueMart
Various modules, plugins and languages
Standard and extended support SEF
Custom right (display, downloading, editing, publication and removal from publication)
In General, you get a ready-made system for the introduction into it of your photos. All necessary parameters can be set directly in the component that gives it such popularity among the Joomla users.