Piwigo shines when it comes to classifying thousands or even hundreds of thousands of photos.
Born in 2002, Piwigo has been supporting its users for more than 18 years. Always evolving!
Source code is available, editable, auditable and extendable thanks to plugins and themes.
After using many so called photography specific web hosts over the years, I could never find one with software that worked how I wanted it, always how they wanted it. Then I chanced on Piwigo one day, and created our family website of 4,000 photos. Next I created my own Piwigo website, with my 50 years of photographs in mind. What a joy! Piwigo is the three 'P's - Powerful, a Pleasure to use, and... see more
Richard Histon, Individual, United Kingdom
Piwigo is an amazing help. All the heavy lifting of transferring your photography to an online gallery is easily managed, along with so many advanced features: smart albums, tagging, searches, plug-ins, themes, resizing, downloads, watermarks, users, stats... go get it.
Robert Miller, Organisation, Canada
I have been using Piwigo since 2013. Before I had a website based on Adobe-Flash and I wanted something new and more organised. As open-source platform (and free of charge) Piwigo had all the good cards. The options that really convinced me were: easy to use, quickly upload your new photos, create password protected private albums, the search options, display the photos metadata, give your own... see more
Jan Eijdenberg, Individual, The Netherlands
I'm using Piwigo now for 2 years now to host my private collection of about 9000 photos. For me its the perfect way to show my pictures since its 1) easy to use 2) comes with a number of plugins, themes, ... to adapt to my needs 3) gives me the chance to tweak things on a low level if I feel like it 4) has an active community with great support in case of questions. And of course its FREE to use!... see more
Thomas Feuster, Individual, Germany