FooGallery New Features for Free and PRO versions

New FooGallery Features for Free and PRO versions

New features are now available in FooGallery, that make this media gallery plugin your only choice, if you want to create professional looking galleries within WordPress. New Feature in FooGallery FREE If you already use Masonry galleries, then you will love this! You can now set the captions to always show beneath the thumbnails. This new feature adds a slick look to your galleries and provides your users with more information upfront. To enable this setting, edit to your gallery and select the Masonry Image Gallery template. Then click on Hover Effects. Under Caption Visibility, select Below Thumbnail. You can … Read more…

Asset management now available with FooBox

FooBox Free Update : Take Control of your Assets

With the latest update of FooBox FREE, you now have complete control over when FooBox includes javascript and stylesheets into the page, just like in FooBox Pro. FooBox FREE has, until now, included javascript and style sheet assets on all your pages, as a default setting. This is because FooBox doesn’t know if the page content includes media or not. To give you control over your FooBox assets, the plugin now includes a setting that allows you to exclude FooBox assets by default: Exclude FooBox Assets By Default With the Exclude FooBox Assets setting enabled, FooBox will not include it’s … Read more…

FooGallery is now a WP Engine Recommended Plugin

FooGallery is now a WP Engine Recommended Plugin

Great news! FooGallery is now a WP Engine Recommended Plugin. What is WP Engine? WP Engine provides solutions to help you create online experiences, from campaign sites to E-commerce extensions. The numbers speak for themselves. Over 70,000 customers in 140 countries trust WP Engine with their digital experiences. 500,000 digital experiences are powered by WP Engine. And over 5% of the online world visits at least one experience powered by WP Engine every day. Their focus is on innovation, integration, and agility. WP Engine’s goal is to give you the opportunity to deliver experiences instead of worrying about the systems that … Read more…

FooGallery update with Freemius integration

FooGallery Update – Now with Freemius Integration

The latest FooGallery update integrates this media plugin with Freemius. So what does that mean? FooGallery update 1.3.6 The latest update comes with a number of new features. The most significant of the these is that FooGallery now integrates with Freemius. We’ll go over just why that’s important in a moment. Other new features include the added support for the Responsive Lightbox by dFactory. There is a new custom class field for an attachment. Plus, we’ve added more system info for better debugging when there are server issues. There are also a few fixes in this update. These include the … Read more…

WordPress Lightbox Plugin with Social Sharing

FooBox Gets Massive Sharing and Feature Updates

FooBox was the first responsive lightbox plugin and the first to introduce a social sharing layer. When we released FooBox more than five years ago, the social network landscape looked much different than it does today. We’re happy to report that FooBox Pro has gotten a massive update to its social sharing codebase that keeps it on the leading edge¬†but also allowed us to introduce some snazzy new features. Keeping up with changes on networks like Facebook and Twitter are hard. This is especially true when it comes to developing solutions that rely upon these networks and the seemingly constant … Read more…

FooBox Pro Free Trial

7 Day Free Trial of FooBox Pro! (no credit card required)

In a previous post we detailed some of the challenges of running (and growing) a plugin business. We showed you how we’ve implemented the Freemius platform in our free FooBox image lightbox plugin. One of the things we’ve been testing is allowing trials of FooBox Pro. This feature allows users to utilize the full feature set of FooBox Pro like social sharing, HTML, video, and more. In the past two months, we’ve been able to track a lot of data of how users are interacting with FooBox free, and it’s been invaluable thanks to Freemius. Allowing Pro Trials Works for All … Read more…

retina creation metabox in FooGallery plugin

FooGallery – Now with Retina Creation and Display Support

FooGallery has just been updated to v1.2.18. It comes with two big features, one for end users and one for developers. Look for this version in your updates list or on the .org repo. This post will cover the new retina support. Look for the developer feature post coming in a few days. What Is Retina Display and Why Do We Support It? If you’re not familiar with what “retina display” really means when it comes to images viewed on your website, allow me to explain briefly. Retina Display is a marketing term developed by Apple to refer to devices and … Read more…

Best WordPress Lightbox Plugin

FooBox Update – v1.1.9

You may have read our last post about the changes we’re making to FooPlugins. I’m happy to report that things are moving along nicely.   1.1.9 New setting for dropping IE7 support (for valid CSS) Fix for when multiple jQuery versions loaded on page! Fix for not including scripts for setting ‘disable other lightboxes’ 1.1.8 IMPORTANT : clear your site cache when updating – if you use a caching plugin. Added clear cache message to getting started page Removed duplicate settings page Updated opt-in message Fix : loosing scroll position when scrollbars are hidden

The Challenges of Growing a Plugin Business (and what we’re doing about it)

It might surprise you to know that FooPlugins is comprised of just four people. I’m the Co-founder along with Brad. Steve is our jQuery and Javascript guru, and Leo heads up our support. A Short History of FooPlugins Brad and I met on the Gravity Forms forums in 2012. He created a Gravity Forms extension for one of my clients at the time. He’s a talented developer and well, I’m not. At all. I’m a community, business development, and marketing guy. He had several plugins in the .org repository and had found success with selling FooBar on Codecanyon. I was … Read more…

We’re Updating Our Plugin Licensing and Pricing Options

Effective October 31st: Business licenses will allow for validation on 25 domains. Unlimited domain validations will no longer be offered. For those customers who need more than the 25 domain limit, you may purchase additional licenses. Why We’re Making This Change FooPlugins has been in business for just over three years. We’ve experienced the highs and lows that come with product creation, marketing, support and other tasks that come with running a business. We’re always learning and trying to improve ourselves for the benefit of our customers and for the longevity of our company. The WordPress premium plugin landscape has … Read more…