Ultra Media Gallery 5
Saturday, January 26, 2008
The most important enhancement in UMG 5 is the new presentation provider pattern and 5 new presentation providers: 3D Carousel, RightHeader, RandomPosition, SideNav and VirtualTour, which are sold in a separate listing - Generic Presentation Pack.
The most important enhancement in UMG 5 is the new presentation provider pattern and 5 new presentation providers, A presentation provider is a specific implementation of flash player and .net component for UMG 5, UMG call the .net component to generate data and config xmls, and use the flash player inside it to browse pictures, in the simplest manner, you can consider it as a flash player, 5 new presentation providers are released together with UMG 5, they are included in a separate listing - GenenicPresentationPack, you can purchase it independently.
- 3D Carousel
Display thumbnails in a ellipse with mirror effect, move your mouse to scroll the ellipse.
- Side Nav
Similar to the classic interface but display thumbnails vertically in left or right side.
- Random Position
Display thumbnails in random position, change "feed" to adjust the randomicity.
- Right Header
Display a series of text buttons in left or right side, ideal for quick links, featured contents.
- Virtual Tour
Browse your pictures with a virtual tour effect, ideal for real estate showcase, landscape pictures.
UMG 5 also comes with these enhancements:
- User-Gallery mode
You can configure UMG 5 to present personal user gallery service on your website, authorized users can upload pictures to a centralized gallery, but they can see their own pictures only, a unique url is provided to share one's personal gallery.
- New Gallery Wizard
Similar to Ultra Video Gallery 2, a wizard guide you to finish basic settings when create a new gallery.
- Rss subscription
Public RSS feed for easy subscription.
- Search engine optimization
Add picture title and description to page meta fields, so you can expect to get a better site index in search engines like Google.
- Embed gallery support
- Dedicated search module
A new submodule is available to search pictures.
- New caption token
Support [AUTHOR] & [AUTHOR_USERNAME] in caption header template, so users can see who added this picture when browse it.
- When generate dynamic gallery, locate for album.xml in each folder, if exist, read album title,description,audio,logo from it.
- In UMG-PhotoCalendar module, organize pictures by taken date(in EXIF header) first.
DotNetNuke, Generic Presentation Pack