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  • phpGraphy configuration

    4.1. Changing the configuration Starting from release 0.9.11, configuring phpGraphy is much more easier, there is now a nice GUI (Graphic User Interface) in addition to the traditionnal manual editing. Using the GUI – The graphical interface is accessible once logged-in as admin by clicking on “phpGraphy Settings” in the admin’s menu. You’ll be able to browse through the left menu… read more

  • Basic layout customization

    phpGraphy use the system of header/footer combined to templates, this way you have a very fine control of your website aspect. If you simply want to change colors, font attributes (font itself, size, color) and spacing etc… everything is controled by CSS. If you want to customize more deeply, you might want to edit the templates. Here is the list… read more

  • Modify the templates

    The templating system was introduced in version 0.9.12, the choice was made to use Flat-Frog (previously known as Smarty-Light) which does basically uses the same syntax as Smarty but with much less functions, making it *lighter* (thus the previous name). You don’t need special knowledge (besides HTML/CSS) in order to take advantage of the templates, just open one of them… read more

  • Creating a theme

    Starting from release 0.9.11, phpGraphy now support a theme system which make it very easy to change the layout and/or create a new one. Themes are located under the themes/ sub-directory of phpGraphy and the default theme is logically located under default/. To create your own theme, please follow the steps indicated below: Copy the default theme directory default/ to the name of your new… read more

  • Understanding security levels

    Protecting directories and pictures under phpGraphy is made using security level, it’s important to understand how it’s working to not deny access to pictures you want to be available from everyone, the other case (allowing access to unauthorized pictures is less likely to happen, you’ll see why soon). First, please note that levels are starting from zero (simple non loggued… read more

  • Editing the .welcome

    The .welcome is a file that is automatically read and displayed on the first page of each directory when in browsing mode. You can edit its content either via the interface using the “Edit .welcome” button when authenticated as admin, or via your favorite text editor and then uploading it to the directory where you want the text to be displayed (this… read more

  • Setting/Removing Directory Cover

    Introduced with release 0.9.11, your directories can now be represented by a “Cover Picture” within a frame and some information next to it. This feature is called “Directory Cover” and is dependand on the configuration directive directory_display_mode. By default, every directory has no “Cover Picture” set, it’ll just show a question mark instead. To set this “Cover Picture”, there’s two possibles… read more

  • Deleting visitors comments

    This part explain how to delete comments posted by visitors. To do so, you need to be authenticated as admin, then browse to the picture containing the comment(s) you want to delete, you’ll see a “Delete” link just next to the date of the comment (Ref: D1), click on the link, confirm the action et voila. 3.10. Manual handling of thumbnails So… read more

  • Development Status

    You can follow the development of phpGraphy by visiting our Trac Development Site. Why not on SourceForge directly ? Simply because Subversion is much more powerful comparing to CVS and also because Trac rocks 🙂

  • What is phpGraphy

    phpGraphy is a free PHP script released under GPL license that let you share your pictures on your personal website in a very convenient way. It has been written with the goal to be very customizable so it can integrate itself easily within your existing website (it’s also works perfectly well by itself). 1.2. phpGraphy History phpGraphy has originally been… read more