nextgen-gallery-newsNextGEN Pro 2.3.0 is now available for all Pro members as an auto-update in your WordPress admin.

This is a fantastic update with some really cool new features like retina for pro gallery thumbnails (Pro Thumbnail Grid, Pro Film, Pro Masonry), hover actions (captions, social sharing, titles), a faster Pro Lightbox, Twitter Card support and so much more.

Changes in 2.3.0:

  • NEW: Retina support for Pro display types
  • NEW: Hover captions for Pro display types
  • NEW: Breadcrumb support for Pro Albums
  • NEW: Internationalization support
  • NEW: Sharing images supports Twitter Card
  • NEW: Added max height option for Pro Blog display type
  • Changed: NextGEN Pro Lightbox does not require transients
  • Changed: Significant performance improvement to NextGEN Pro Lightbox. Removed iframes.
  • Changed: Updated to the latest Stripe SDK
  • Changed: Default thumbnail dimensions for horizontal filmstrips are 120x90
  • Fixed: jQuery explicitly marked as dependency for Masonry
  • Fixed: Auto deactivation of NextGEN Pro when NextGEN Plus is activated
  • Fixed: Various styling issues of NextGEN Pro Lightbox
  • Fixed: Styling conflicts between Shopping Cart page and TwentyFifteen theme
  • Fixed: CSS z-index issues with the Pro Lightbox
  • Fixed: Restore scroll position after closing the Pro Lightbox in full-screen mode
  • Fixed: Various styling improvements to the autogenerated ecommerce-related content
  • Fixed: Display checkboxes in comment form regardless of theme
  • Fixed: Display triggers for blog style galleries when images are a mix of landscape and portrait photos
  • Fixed: Determine whether override image settings is enabled for blog style
  • Fixed: Broken blog style images

For the history of changes, view the full changelog.

We are still writing documentation every day, so visit the NextGEN Pro Documentation page to learn more about how to use the plugin or send an email through your account area with your questions.

This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. The Pro Horizontal Filmstrip is still an iframe though, is there any hope of that changing in the future?


    1. We plan on removing the iframes in a future update. All in good time 🙂

  2. Does the new pro have any functionality that allows site visitors to upload images to a gallery? If so, can the images be approved before showing?

    1. Hi Christy,

      NextGEN Gallery can allow any users to upload images (in the backend) if you choose to allow it. There are third party plugins that allow for public uploading on the front end.

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