Anything that is image, photo, video or slide show can be amazingly showcased in a WordPress site. WordPress has got its stand for not just being an open source blogging platform, but also a perfect CMS. There are a plenty of WordPress plugins that helps you to come up with an excellent site that features photos and videos. This post would feature some of the best WordPress gallery plugins that lets you build a site that is simply great.
WP Photo Album Plus
WP photo album plus is a photo gallery plugin that allows you to create sub albums for your main albums. The plugin comes with a photo of the day option in which you can add a photo that can be displayed on your site for the entire day or week or month or whatever time period you fix. It also allows you to add any number of photos to your site.
Flash Video Gallery
Flash video gallery is a video gallery plugin for WordPress that comes with options for autoplay, titles, skin colors, gallery size and images item options. The plugin has got an excellent compatibility to all browsers. You can easily switch from one video to another without having to refresh the page every often.
Apptha WordPress Video Gallery
Again a video gallery plugin from Apptha. It allows you to play videos in a high definition quality. Video banner display, video search display and video scaling and customization are some of the best features in this plugin. It has also got an in-built HDFLV player and comes in six different stylish skins. You can also alter the width, height, theme, skin and volume of the video gallery.
NextGen Gallery plugin comes with a centralized gallery management system that has options to edit, delete, insert, reorder and resize the images. You are able to manage galleries from a single location. Batch uploading of images is also made possible with this plugin.
Cincopa Content Gallery
Cincopa content gallery can be apt for blogs and sites that are based on the CMS technology. The plugin lets you to come up with an excellent slideshow gallery for your blog. There is a video transcoding technology that allows you to upload videos of all formats. Cincopa is well supported with Blackberry, iPhone and other smart phones.
Apptha WordPress Photo Gallery
Apptha has developed this photo gallery plugin to let you create and display multiple albums in a smooth gallery slide show. Albums can also be imported directly from your Picasa and Flickr accounts. The plugin features Mac Dock effect which brings in a ravishing look to any website.
Photo Galleria is a WordPress plugin that is in the favors of photographers and designers. The defaultly used WordPress gallery short code is filtered and replaced with a jQuery powered gallery in this plugin.
Super Slider Show
This WordPress slider show plugin comes with endless custom CSS based transition possibilities. It includes 9 transition types per style, 20+ sample css transitions and 5 base transition styles. The plugin also features endless image animation feature.
Cool Video Gallery
Cool Video Gallery favors in automatic preview image generation of videos by using FFMPEG library. It allows you to upload and add YouTube videos in multiple galleries. The Cool Video Gallery plugin supports videos of flv, mp3, mp4, m4v and mov extensions. Bulk video uploads, bulk video deletion, skin selection, default volume setting, short code integration, scanning gallery folders are few of the best features of this plugin.
The above mentioned are the best showcased WordPress gallery plugins with which you can make your site ultimate in all possible ways.