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Multithumb image plugin for Joomla

Many popup types, gallery, watermarks and much more!

I am away from home October 4-23. In this period I will not be able to reply to mails. You can help both me and yourself by not mailing
me until the end of the month. If I come home to a whole lot of new support mails, I will probably never have the time to get through

A new version of Multihumb is expected around November 1.

Multithumb is a multi-purpose image plugin for Joomla that can automatically create thumbnails and popups of the original
images, as well as resize the full-size images or add a watermark to them. It can even scramble the images names so that
people cannot guess their original non-watermark locations.

For articles shown in blog mode, it can create a link from the first image to the full article for better user navigation.

It can also create a simple photo gallery from any folder by just including one of the images from the folder and give it the
description (alt text) "mt_gallery" (or using the new tagging feature). Multithumb rules!
Multithumb works with both normal images and {mosimage} images.

See the examples and how-to's below for inspiration and instructions!

Processing images takes time!

Please note that when you use Multihumb for the first time on a given page, the server has to process all the images which might take quite some time.
This especially applies if you use the gallery function.

This processing can lead to various server errors. If the error text says something about memory size, try increasing PHP's memory limit using the
backend option "PHP memory limit".

If the server complains about timeout, change the maximum execution time using the similar named option. Try for example with 60 or 120 seconds.

These settings are only effective if PHP safe mode is off!

Another remedy is to simply reload the page one or more times. For every reload Multithumb will process more images. When all the images are
processed, the page will load normally.

Note that some changes in the backend options might trigger a new image processing cycle. This is also the case if you deliberately clear the image
cache by using the option "Clear cache on next page load".


Multithumb 2.0 is more versatile than ever. In fact, it is probably one of the most versatile and advanced mambots ever written. Remember, this is "just" a
mambot, but it has capabilities you would expect only from full-blown components.
Many of the new features are ideas and requests from users, like watermarks, resizing of full images, auto-galleries with image descriptions and link to main

Here is a list of some of the new features in Multithumb 2.0:

Supports both popup images and images shown in content Watermark images can be true alpha blend PNG images or any GIF, JPG og PNG image
with manually set transparent background color
User definable watermark position
Language packs
Installable language packs for Multithumb's frontend
Manual thumbnails
You can create your own thumbnails and let Multithumb use them instead
Thumbnail proportions
Choose between best fit (keeping aspect ration), crop to fit, fill out with background color, stretch (distort proportions)
Scrambled image names
Automatic resize of images
Can resize both popup images and images shown in content
Resize by pixels or percentage of screen size
New popup types: Slimbox, Greybox and Thickbox
Multihumb now supports six popup types: normal, lightbox, slimbox, greybox, thickbox, thumbnail expansion
Thumbnail expansion now works perfect with captions too!
"Intelligent" handling of compatibility issues with other javascript libraries
For example, if mootools.js is already included in your template, Multithumb will not try add it again
Auto-gallery with individual image descriptions
You can add a text file with the same name as the image used for the gallery, and Multithumb will use the content of this file for image descriptions
It will even create the description file for you, ready to fill out!

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Link to main article in blog mode

Instead of showing a popup when viewing the article in blog mode, Multithumb can create a link from the first image to the main article.
Or it can just create a plain, inactive thumbnail
Works from sub folders out-of-the-box
You no longer have to modify the javascript files if you run Joomla from a sub folder on the server
Native thumbnail generation
Multithumb no longer uses an external thumbnail library
Informative error handling with javascript popup messages
Like if Multithumb can't find the watermark file, or if the server does not support the needed image functions
Extremely configurable
But because of that, also a bit confusing for new users :-)
Parameter override, allowing for multiple configurations even in same article
Most of Multithumb's settings can be overridden in the content by including the proper tags, like:
{multithumb popup_type=greybox full_width=400} which will make Greybox the new popup style and images 400px wide
The override works until the end of the article or until it is overridden again.
There is even a handy online tool dedicated to creating the tags for you!
Many new options
Backend much better arranged
Improved and optimized code


Multithumb is really becoming "multi". For example, it can now also process {mosimage} tags directly with all the features you have for normal images.
There is even a simple and yet powerful gallery function where all you have to do is to include any image from a given folder and give it the description
(alt text) "mt_gallery". This triggers the mambot to generate a full blown photo gallery!

Furthermore Multithumb 1.1 is much more configurable than before, and the layout of the admin interface is improved.

Please note that some of the default values has changed, so take a look at the mambot admin and see if the values are as you want them. You will want
to this anyway because of the many new options!

Here is a list of what's new in version 1.1:

Can also process {mosimage} tags

Multithumb must come before MosImage in the mambot list for this to work efficiently!
Simple but powerful gallery function
Just insert any image from a given folder and give it the description (alt text) "mt_gallery".
Works also with {mosimage} tags!
You can now both include and exclude individual pages by using the {multithumb} or {nomultihumb} tags
You can give a list of categories where you want to include or exclude Multithumb
It's possible to specify more than one class that Multithumb should work on. For example you can tell it to process only images with the classes
"mypics" or "holiday" or whatever. Nice if you want it to work on just one or a few images in a given article.
You can also tell Multithumb to ignore an image by setting the alt text to "mt_ignore:real alt text". The image will then be shown plain vanilla!
This feature is needed with MosImage because you can't easily apply a custom style class.
Optionally turn of Multithumb processing in blog mode (when viewing the introtext only).
Thumbs generated by Multithumb can be assigned a class name for improved styling
You can style Multithumb directly in the mambot interface! It's now easy to change the caption font, border or color etc.
Improved cache handling. Don't need to manually clear the cache if you change thumbnail size.
However, if you for some reason find the thumbnails wrong, just select the option "Clear cache on next page load".
Much more configurable
Improved admin interface
Several bugfixes
Optimized code


Caption is shown in lightbox popup
Corrected a missing </a> tag


Now you can specify how many thumbnails are shown in a lightbox set. For example, you can have a slideshow with related 20 pictures, but only show
the first one. When you click that thumbnail, the rest of the pictures will be be visible by using the Next or Prev buttons on the lightbox popup.


I found it inconvenient that Multithumb worked on all my pages. Although it is possible to tell it only to operate on images with a certain class, it is a bit
tedious if you have many images.

Now in version 1.02 there is a new option: "Apply only to tagged content" which means that Multithumb will only process pages containing the tag. The
tag can be anywhere in the content, but it is more effective if you put it in the beginning.

Demos and how-tos

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Simple thumbnail and popup

First select the desired thumbnail size and popup type in the backend, such as lightbox. Then include the image in the editor in
any way you like: directly with the editor's image icon or indirectly with the {mosimage} tag. Note that the image will not be
thumbnailed when you look at it in the content. This is normal, but you can resize the image in the editor by dragging the
corners if it bothers you. This will not affect the final result.

If you give the image a description (alt text) this will be used as the image title.

Below is shown how the image to the right is made with {mosimage}. Simple thumbnail and
popup example

The six popup types

Multithumb now supports six different popup types. For those called something with 'box', Multithumb uses third-party javascript libraries and style
sheets. For information, bug reports and suggestions regarding the popup scripts themselves, please navigate to their respective homepages using the
links below.

Normal popup
This is more or less a plain old popup with the image opened in a new window, adjusted to fit the image
A slick and very popular popup style nowadays. Not all browers will show Lightbox correctly.
A lightweight variant of Lightbox. Looks the same but uses another set of libraries.
Lightbox and Slimbox are mutually exclusive - they cannot be used on the same page at the same time! (But no problem with different pages on the
same site)
A somewhat different approach to the same idea as Lightbox. Many people find it very nice.
Yet another lightbox variant. Thickbox requires that your page has a valid DOCTYPE.
Thumbnail expansion
Not really a popup. The thumbnail "expands" when clicked on, displaying the full image directly in content. Not very useful for photo galleries, but
good for images that illustrate the accompanying text.

Important note

The box popups can be tricky. They make heavy use of complicated javascript and DHTML, and are very fragile. Just a single line of innocent looking
javascript code can break them totally.

Greybox won't work with <body onload="somecodehere;">. Instead you must use another construction: <script>AJS.AEV(window, 'load', function()
{somecodehere;});</script>. OpenComment will break Greybox because of this, but I have made a fix.

Lightbox, Slimbox and Thickbox are mutually exclusive. They cannot be used on the same page without interfering with each other. Normally that is
not a problem but it means that I cannot show examples with Slimbox and Lightbox on this page. You can use the different box popups on different
pages on the same site without problems.

The box popups can sometimes also interfere with other scripts on the site and refuse to work. If so, see if one of the other variants will work.

For questions and support, please go to the box popups' respective homepages!!!

Image sets
Image sets are groups of related images linked together, making a kind of gallery. Follow the instructions for Simple thumbnail and popup above for each
image, but give every image in the set the same description (alt text) which will then be the name of the gallery. This works for lightbox, slimbox and
greybox popups.

The images to the left are made with {mosimage} exactly as shown in the
example above, except that each image has the alt-text "image sets".

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Thumbnail sizes and proportions

Multithumb 2.0 is pretty advanced when it comes to creating thumbnails. I the backend you can specify the width and height of thumbnails, but the
resulting thumbnail can vary a lot depending on how you handle the thumbnail proportions.

Lets say you want to make thumbnails from 800 x 600 images, but you want 200 x 200 thumbnails. Obviously you can't just reduce the image to make it
fit perfectly into a square, so then what? WithMultithumb 2.0 you can choose between:

Best fit, keeping proportions

The image will be reduced until it is fully framed by the square. The longest side is now 200. The final thumbnail will take the constrained proportions
(here 200 x 150)
Crop to fit, cutting one side
The image will be reduced until it "fits over" the square. The shortest side is now 200. The surplus parts of the longest side will be cut away.
Fill out with background
Like best fit, but instead of constraining the thumbnail size, the thumbnail is fill out with the selected background color.
Stretch, distort proportions
The image will be reduced and squeezed into the 200 x 200 frame. Depending on the subject, this might look good or bad.

If you set only one side, the other side will be set accordingly, keeping proportions. In this case it often looks better to just set a height (leaving the width
empty) as this will give a nice thumbnail flow if you have images in both landscape and portrait orientation.

Here are different thumbnail sizes using best fit. I have chosen Greybox to group them together. Note that the full sizes are the same.

Here is the same image with 120 x 120 thumbnails, but using different proportions.

Yet another option in Multithumb 2.0 is manual thumbnails. If you want total control of the thumbnails, you can create them yourself! Just create an
image with the same name as the original image, but with .thumb stuffed in and put it in the same location. For example, for the image my_nice_pic.jpg
the thumbnail should be called my_nice_pic.thumb.jpg. Always use lowecase for the thumb part.

The thumbnail image should have the same proportions as the final thumbnail, but it can be an advantage to make it bigger (full size). Then you can
always change the thumbnail size in the backend without having to recreate the manual thumbnails. But of course, you can also make it the final size from
the beginning, like 75 x 75. Just never make it smaller, or it will not work at all, and don't make it just a bit bigger or the image will look blurry. Make it
exactly the same size or at least twice as big.

Manual thumbnails are especially well suited for artists who wants full control of their thumbnails without missing any of Multithumb's unique features.
These examles is from Natascha Roeoesli's personal artwork site where you can see more great examples of manual thumbnails.

Resizing images
You can resize the full images with the backend options "Full width" and "Full height". Also make sure "Resize images" is checked. Select what to do if the
original and resized images have different proportions with the option "Full-size image proportions". The principles for resizing is just like describe for
Thumbnail sizes and proportions.

If you set one of the dimensions to zero, the image will be constrained only by the other side. For example, setting the height to 200 and width to 0 will
make all images 200px high, adjusting the width accordingly. This is often the setting that looks best, because it creates a nice imaginary line between
each image in a slideshow instead of making the images dance up and down.

Tip: You can opt to have the size relative to the user's screen size. If you set the height to 50%, a 1024 X 768 screen will get images 384 px high,
whereas as 1400 x 1050 screen will get images with a height of 525 px. But remember that for each resolution, a copy of the image will be created on the

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300 px wide These images are made from the same original photo, but their sizes are
set differently. Click on them to see the effect.

400 px wide 500 px wide

Using watermarks
All the pictures on this page are watermarked with Multithumb. Let's now see how you do it.

First create the watermark file using your favorite image tool. Two watermark types are supported: true alpha blended PNG images and plain PNG, JPG or
GIF files where you manually select the transparent color.

You will get the best result with real alpha blending as this allows for anti aliasing (which in the transparent color mode often will look bad). Make sure the
background is a transparent layer and make the blending of the foreground layer say 25%. This will create a nice discrete watermark.

It is not difficicult to create a true transparent PNG image, but it is beyond the scope of this tutorial to tell you how. However, here is an easy-to-follow
guide using a free image program.

The other option is to create a plain image with a given background (usually black). Then, in the backend, specify the transparant color in hex form, like
#000000 for black. Also set the transparency level of the watermark. The background will be totally transparent, so the the transparency level refers to the
foreground of the image. Experiment with different levels.

Save the watermark file in any image folder and write the path to it in the option "Watermark file". By setting the left and top positions of the watermark
you can move it around on the main image. Use negative values to position relative to the opposite side. Leave a value empty to center the watermark by
that dimension.

Example placements (left X top):

10 X 10 : Upper left corner
10 X -10: Lower left corner
-10 X -10: Lower right corner
<empty> X -10: Horizontally centered 10px from bottom
Both empty: Centered on the main image

Hint: make the watermark as small as possible to contain the text or logo, as this allows for the most versatile positioning on the main image.

Here are the same watermark placed differently.

watermark watermark watermark watermark watermark watermark

top left top right bottom right bottom left top centered centered

There is one caveat with watermarks you should now or you might get confused. If you change the watermark postion or the watermark file itself, you
should clear the cache (using "Clear cache on next page load" in the backend) or you will not see the changes. This is because the files are cached for

If you need a simple watermark to play with, you can steal mine. Right click on the link and select "Save link target" or whatever it is called in your browser.
The image looks empty - it's because it's transparent!

Creating an automatic gallery

With Multithumb you can create simple galleries automatically by adding just one image from a given folder. Add the image you want to be the first in the
gallery as described in Simple thumbnail and popup. Then prefix the description (alt text) with mt_gallery: (including the colon), for example
mt_gallery:Images from Italy. This will tell Multithumb to create a gallery named "Images from Italy" with all the images in the folder. Make sure you have
set the wanted popup style in the backend (lightbox, slimbox or greybox).

Now tell how many thumbnails you want to show for the gallery in the content using the option "Max. thumbnails in image sets". If you don't have too
many images, you can select "All".

Finally specify how many thumbs across you want in the gallery by using the option "Number of gallery columns". For example, if you have chosen to show
9 thumbnails and set the number of columns to 3, the thumbnails will have a 3 x 3 layout.

With Multithumb 2.0 you can also add descriptions to the individual images in the gallery. If Multithumb finds a file with same name as the galleri start
image , but ending with .txt, it will use the images and descriptions for those images, and in the set order.

For example, let's say you initiate the gallery by adding the image img_005.jpg. Give it the alt text "mt_gallery:My Gallery" to tell Multithumb it's a gallery.

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Then create a text file called img_005.jpg.txt and add the individual files and descriptions like this:

img_005.jpg Grand Canyon

img_008.jpg Colorado River
img_006.jpg Yosemite
img_021.jpg Yellowstone
img_010.jpg Niagara Falls

Finally save the text file in the image folder.

When Multithumb encounters image img_005.jpg, it will find the description file img_005.jpg.txt, load it and start the gallery. It is important to use the
same character case as the image file name. Calling it IMG_005.JPG.TXT will fail. Note that .txt must always be lowercase no matter the case of the

Below is shown how I created the gallery in the "More demos" section at the bottom of the page.

Creating an
automatic gallery

Overriding default values

You may have noticed the various thumbnail sizes, border options and other settings that vary on this page. That is due to a completely new and
extremely strong feature in Multithumb 2.0 - parameter overriding.

The options you set in the mambot's backend work globally in Joomla. If you change the thumbnail size, all thumbnails on all pages will reflect the new
values. This is often how you want it to work, but not always. You might need a different look and feel on some pages, and that is very easy with
Multithumb 2.0.

All parameters can be overriden with the construction {multithumb parameter1=value1 parameter2=value2 ... }

For example, this will change the thumbnail size and disable captions and watermarks for images following the override:
{multithumb thumb_width=150 thumb_height=100 caption_pos=disabled watermark=0}

Images before the override are not affected. The override will last until the end of the current page, or until you change it again with another override. So
by adding several overrides in the content, you have a very high degree of control.

Reverting to default values is easy. There are two ways:

{multithumb parameter=default} or {multithumb default)

The first option will just restore that value, like {multithumb thumb_width=default thumb_height=default}

Whereas the second option will restore all values to the default settings from the backend.

Multithumb Parameter Tool

To make parameter overriding even easier, I have created this online tool to create the tags and parameters for you.

This tool will ensure that you use the correct syntax when overriding settings.

Language packs
With Multithumb 2.0 you don't have to fiddle with the source code to implement a new frontend language for Lightbox popups. An important new feature
is installable language packs which means that you can install several languages for Multithumb which will then follow the language setting in the Global
Configuration. You can also override the language choice by using the backend option "Language override for Multithumb".

1. It is easy to create a language pack. Start with downloading the English language pack. Note that this pack is not needed in itself as English is the
default language for Multithumb, but it's a good basis for new languages.
2. Make a new version of the small icons prevlabel.gif, nextlabel.gif and closelabel.gif. Underline the character you wish to use as a shortcuts for
previous, next and close, like "p", "n" and "xoc". Note that you can have more than one character for a shortcut: in this example pressing "x", "o" or
"c" will close the lightbox.
3. Edit the language definition file called lang.js in which you define the navigation keys and the text to use for "image x of y".
4. Update the xml file multithumb_english.xml and replace all occurenses of english with the name of the new language.
5. Rename multithumb_english.xml and multithumb_english.php to multithumb_<language>.xml and multithumb_<language>.php

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6. Finally zip all the files into a zip file called multithumb_<language>.zip, keeping the correct folder structure.
7. Now you can install the language pack like any other mambot, using menu item Installers > Mambots.
8. Please send the final language pack to me so other users can download it!

Language packs are currently only implemented for Lightbox popups!

[Read this first in case of problems!]

Many times problems are caused by people having code from Lightthumb in the index.php file. You can easily test that by opening the page source in
your browser and search for the word "lightthumb". If these lines are present, you must remove them from your template index.php.

[How do I use Multithumb?]

You just insert any picture in the content you are working with. You can work with normal images put directly in content, or with {mosimage} images.
See the section Simple thumbnail and popup.

Note: It is important that Multithumb comes before MosImage in the mambot list.

[Can Multithumb also work with mosimage tags?]

Yes, just make sure the option "Handle normal images or {mosimage}" is set to Both. If you only want it to work with {mosimage}, select
{mosimage} only. Or Normal pictures only if you don't want it to process {mosimage} tags.

[The images are large, can I resize them in the editor?]

Yes, you can make them smaller for your convenience. It does not affect the size in the frontend.

If you want to change the size of the resulting images or the thumbnails, go to the mambot backend and change the appropriate options. See the
section Resing images and Setting the thumbnail size.

[Can I decide on which pages Multithumb should work?]

Certainly! There are several possibilities depending on what you want:

If only want Multithumb to work on a few pages, select "Apply only to content with {multithumb}". Then insert the {multithumb} tag
somewhere on these pages.
If only want Multithumb to work on most but not all pages, select "Exclude pages with {nomultithumb}". Then insert the {nomultithumb} tag
somewhere on the pages you don't want do include.
If you want to use Multithumb only in certain categories, list these categories in the field "Only in these categories". Put a semicolon between
each category (no spaces!). Example: news;tech;gallery
If you want to use Multithumb in all but a few categories, list these categories in the field "NOT in these categories". Put a semicolon between
each category (no spaces!). Example: intro;business
If you want it to work on just a few images on a given page, but not the rest, use the option "Apply only to these classes" and write the class
name or names you want it to process. Separate more class names with space.
Finally, you can tell Multithumb to ignore individual images by prefixing the alt text with "mt_ignore:". Example: "mt_ignore:this is is the real alt
text". This also works with {mosimage}

[How do I override the default popup method]

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You can mix the different popup methods by adding a prefix to the description (alt text), thus overriding the default popup style.

No popup

Normal popup

Lightbox popup

Thumbnail expansion

This will let the image pass unprocessed

You must include the colon, like mt_lightbox:my image caption

With Multithumb 2.0 you can also use parameter override , like {multithumb popup_type=greybox}

[How do I make a photo gallery with Multithumb?]

Just include any image from the folder you wish to base the gallery on. Then give the image the description (alt text) mt_gallery. This tells Multithumb
to create the gallery. Please note that if you have many pictures in the folder, it might take quite some time to generate the thumbnails the first time
you view the page. Afterwards, it will load fine.

You can name the gallery by using the form mt_gallery:gallery name. Then the gallery name will show up in the lightbox popups. (Not in normal
popups). Remember to put a gallery name after the colon or it might not work!

By using the option "Number of gallery columns" you can select how many thumbs across you want.

If you have many pictures but only want to show one or a few of them as thumbs, go to the mambot interface and select a value for "max. lightbox
thumbnails". For example, you might have 25 pictures in the gallery, but you only want to show thumbs for the first three. When people click on of the
three thumbs, they will still be presented with the full gallery!

Note that the galleri function works best with lightbox, slimbox and greybox popups, but it can also be fine with normal popup.

See also Creating an automatic gallery .

[I have both portrait and landscape thumbnails and the gallery does not look pretty!]

Insert this style declaration in the field called CSS styling in the admin interface for Multithumb:

td.multithumb {
vertical-align: middle;
padding: 5px !important;

The code above applies to the auto gallery function only.

[How do I put some vertical space between the icons in the gallery?]

See the faq entry above, "I have both portrait and landscape thumbnails and the gallery does not look pretty!"

[How do I group lightbox images in a set?]

You give the images the same description (alt text). For example, images with the desciption "my holiday" will show up in the same lightbox set. This
means that people will be able to browse the pictures in the set by pressing Next and Prev. See the section Image sets .

[My page looks strange. Some elements are on top of the lightbox!]

This should be fixed with Multithumb 2.0 !

The problem is caused by flash content not obeying the so-called z-index. If you are tech minded, here is some info.

Maybe I will implemtent the fix in a future version.

Multithumb uses this Lightbox library so please follow the link for more info.

[How do I change the font and color of the caption etc?]

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Go to the field "CSS styling" and change the styles for div.mtCapStyle (means Multithumb Caption Style). For example, to change the color of the
caption text to red, use font: red;

[How do I put a border around the thumbs?]

Multithumb 2.0 has a 2px black border by default. If you don't want that, go to the field "CSS styling" in the backend. Setting the border style to none
will remove the borders:

Change border: 2px solid black; to border: none;

[My thumbnails don't look quite right!]

They probably just need to be refreshed. Please select the backend option "Clear cache on next page load".

[There is no popup. I just get the image in its original size when I click on it]

Your template index.php is probably missing the mosShowHead() call in the header part.

If it's missing, please include this piece of code in the header between the <head> and </head> tags:

<?php mosShowHead(); ?>

Alternatively, the index.php might include this line which is an older way of doing it (and still valid):

<?php include ("includes/metadata.php"); ?>

Another reason could be that you have enabled caching in Joomla. It this case the backend menu item System > Clean all caches will probably help.
Also make sure to clean the browsers cache!

[The small icons in the lightbox popup are missing or wrong]

This problem should be fixed in Multithumb 2.0 !

[I get only white pages when I use Multithumb]

This can be caused by mainly to problems:

The needed graphics libraries are missing (GD2).

The memory limit is to small

Try inserting this line in the top of multithumb.php just after <?php :


[What is the description or alt text you mention constantly?!]

You should always give the images a meaningful description, also called alternative text, or just alt text. If people have chosen not to display images for
some reason, the description will be used instead. It also allows people with reading disabilities to make a text reader "read" the images for them.

The description is not the same as the title attribute, although some editors incorrectly apply the description to the title attribute. The title is the small
popup text you will see if you hold the mouse pointer over the images.

Multithumb use the description to mark the images. For example, to tell it that a given image is a lightbox popup regardless of the default setting,
prefix the description with mt_lightbox: including the colon. For example, the full desciption would be mt_lightbox:real caption here.

The prefix is not shown on your page!

[How did you make this faq???]

I used a new really amazing mambot, yet to be released! It is based on the moshide mambot.

Download and Installation

Multithumb is installed like any other mambot using using menu item Installers > Mambots. Remember to publish it!

If you want Multithumb to process {mosimage} tags, you must make it appear before MosImage in the mambot list.

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Build 3 is a maintenance release that fixes a problem with various warning messages sometimes showing up on the page. Also fixed a problem with
small images, like emoticons, sometimes getting upsized. Please download the new build. No new features are added.

Download Multithumb 2.0 beta 1 build 3

If you have problems with build 3, you can always try one of the previous versions:

Multithumb 2.0 beta 1 build 2

Multithumb 1.04
Multithumb 1.11

Language packs

Language packs are installed like normal mambots! The only difference is that they work even if unpublished. So in order to deactivate a language pack, you
must uninstall it.

Currently the language packs support lightbox popups only.


Support Multithumb!
Help developing Multithumb - make a donation!!!

Multithumb has taken a lot of time to develop. Really a lot! You can support further development by making a small donation. Select a fixed amount from
the drop down list below or choose one of the 'other' options, where you can donate any amount you like.

$5 Donate with PayPal !

More demos
Click on these images!

All images copyright (C) 2007 Martin Larsen.

Normal popup

Lightbox popup Lightbox popup Lightbox popup

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Greybox popup

Greybox popup Greybox popup

Thumbnail expansion

Demo gallery using the auto gallery function

If you have comments, feel free to use the form below.

The comments are not for support questions or other issues that require a reply - they will simply be

Support questions should go to Joomla forum.

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Auto gallery function

Written by Guest on 2007-11-19 18:56:29

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Hi guys

Thanks alot for the tool..

Can anyone one help me one Auto gallery function, I can't figure it out how to write the tag to creat the gallery some thing like "Demo gallery using the
auto gallery function: the one above....


Multithumb for Joomla 1.5

Written by Guest on 2007-11-18 22:52:38

I downloaded the rapidshare file listed below, and first got an error installing because the images for slimbox weren't included in the zip file. I copied those
images into the slimbox/css folder from the version on this site, re-zipped it, and installed without any problem...

Of course, everything is in polish, including all the parameter settings in the plugin interface, but it does seem to be working as expected so far. Hope
there's an english version of this in the works... I don't know how to read polish.

A work of Art
Written by Guest on 2007-11-18 22:34:47

Tried this mambot out and works a treat.
As yet, I have not encountered any of the above problems.
Maybe I'm just lucky, but I like to think it's because I read the instructions first.

I just wish that 50% who posted support related questions on here had done, especially the part about.................
[size=5]Support questions will not be answered[/size]

Thanks a million to the creator.


You are the champion

Written by Guest on 2007-11-15 10:52:49

Excellent bot. Easy to use, but great effect on web page.

thank you very much: Excellent Work

Written by Guest on 2007-11-12 03:12:25

this bot is very nice.

Written by Guest on 2007-11-11 15:27:00

Very very usefull mambot. Lots of respect to the dev!

Written by Guest on 2007-11-10 10:22:32

I tried the version on rapidshare but that one gave an error during install as files were missign from that zip. I then took the original plugin and copied all
files in the over the old files. Then it succesfully installed but at first sight, it's still not working.

Great Mambot
Written by Guest on 2007-11-10 06:03:58

Awesome mambot just what I was looking for...should be default in Joomla

Finally figured out in my template they put in on load function for rid of that and it worked. One thing is the next function doesn't seem to
work for Graybox. I gotta go to the last photo to view them all with did work so it must have been some other code from something
else.....any ideas what it may be? No biggy the thing is top notch even if it doesn't show "next"

Multithumb for Joomla 1.5

Written by Guest on 2007-11-09 20:42:39

Get it from here:

And test it.

Multithumb for Joomla 1.5

Written by Guest on 2007-11-09 20:23:36

Fantastic tool and it seems to work great on Joomla 1 but please... please let us know when you could get it to work for Joomla 1.5.

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Not sure about the Polish forum. You need to register before you can download it and it's probably not fully working as the original.

To all: please donate at least a couple of dollars to this guy when you use the plugin.

Multithumb for Joomla 1.5

Written by Guest on 2007-11-09 19:06:34

If you are looking for this plugin working with Joomla 1.5 look here:

This is polish site, this attachment is Joomla 1.5 native multithumb version.

Batch File for creating Text File for Au

Written by Guest on 2007-11-06 23:07:41

Great mambot!
And for those who are interested in a simple batch file to create a textfile:

@echo off
dir /B *.jpg>./temp.txt
set/p FileList=nul
ren temp.txt %FileList%.txt

Place the above code in a textfile and rename the text file into something.bat
Place the created .bat file into the directory where your pics are located (not your webserver but your Windows system, pref. XP)
Double click the file and it will create a text file with the name of the jpg that is first in the directory. eg. picture1.jpg.txt
In the textfile will be a list of all the images in the directory. All you need to do is add the description text!
Hope it helps!!

And to the mambot: really great!!!


Written by Guest on 2007-11-06 19:49:34

Keep up the great work, it's highly appreciated!

strange problem
Written by Guest on 2007-11-04 19:01:03

Hi folks, I have some strange problem. Multithumb work, BUT NOT from the frontpage. Please ckeck out Below
there are 3 photos. If I click on one of them just another explorer site appears. If I click 1st on a link and the on one of the 3 photo´s the module
works!?!?! Crazy huh ??? But what ist the problem ?

Thanx... Deryk

zxzx z
Written by Guest on 2007-11-02 00:49:22


Written by Guest on 2007-10-31 07:23:54

hi, i have a question, in my site ( i have videos and images with link to another pages, when i start multithumb and click in there
open how image, what is the form for dont happend this? thanks and great mambot :D

new ver
Written by Guest on 2007-10-28 13:19:24

waiting for the new version.

Great work!

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Written by Guest on 2007-10-20 22:21:11

This looks great - but i'm a beginner on Joomla and would love to know if there was a tutorial that could guide me through using Multithumb?


my god, people are stupid!!

Written by Guest on 2007-10-17 01:50:39

A great little tool. nice work!!

I'm having a few teething issues too, but, since I have some cognitive reasoning abilities, I noticed the GIGANTIC FLASHING MESSAGE telling me not to
post support questions in here, or other issues that require a reply.

So, I proceeded to scroll down and laugh heartily at the people who are asking support questions, and questions that require a reply.

perhaps.. just maybe.. these people are having problems because of their inability to follow instructions.



My previous Post
Written by Guest on 2007-10-16 18:28:04

Sorry about the images, but obviously joomla has replaced my written mosimage Tags with the defined mosimages!

Overriding default values for

Written by Guest on
2007-10-16 17:57:23

The overriding of
variables with

Simple thumbnail and popup example

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parameter1=value1} doesn't work on tags. Or am i wrong!?

i tried to use

Lot's of starlings
thumb_width=150} before a but is was still resized to the default width. However it would be nice if the mosimage width control in the editor would
overrule the

But everything
else... thumbs up ,
keep up the good

Behind the rush

Very great tool

Written by Guest on 2007-10-11 10:24:29

One of the best tools I've ever used for Joomla. Just what I was looking for.

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Joomla 1.5
Written by Guest on 2007-10-10 16:56:07

you have a version for Joomla 1.5??


works, but what about virtuemart flypage

Written by Guest on 2007-10-10 07:24:55

works, but what about virtuemart flypage and product categories

how can i use it to show an virtuemart too. i found something

on the net about
lightbox2 but i want to use the multithumb galery features on product description.

how can this be don?

Errors in Multithumb 2.0 beta 1 build 3

Written by Guest on 2007-10-09 13:18:41

Multithumb 2.0 beta 1 build 3 confuse parameters "Crop to fit, cutting one side" and "Fill out with background".
{multithumb parameter1=value1 parameter2=value2 ... } don't work right.
"Crop to fit, cutting one side" need parameters "horizontal align" and "vertical align"

Multithumbs and slides menu

Written by Guest on 2007-10-08 09:04:58

I have a problem with my webpage. I have a movil slide menu (user 9 position) and I can´t use Multithumb mambot because not work. Con you help me?
Thanks Please leave a message here o emailme:

Issue with Titles

Written by Guest on 2007-10-07 19:54:30

I'm using the mambot for a while now, and now upgraded to a newer version, the titles of the images arent showing though, i've turned captions on and
selected "titles".

new features are ideas

Written by Guest on 2007-10-05 08:14:52


Very beautiful mambot.

- watermarks: possibility with simple text (HTML) - ex: name of the domain
- blog! mock face smaller than image reduced in article.

Afflicted for bad English


I hope for also a J!5 version

Thank you

Written by Guest on 2007-10-04 04:41:56

if the words too long can i display it in the nxt line ? thanks ...

Written by Guest on 2007-10-03 12:27:50

This mambot is fantastic, but I have problem with CHMOD-ing...

Multithumb makes thumbs and resized pictures CHMOD 600, and I can't see them on my web page untill I CHMOD them manually with my FTP.
Where can I add some code so Multithumb makes CHMOD-ing automaticly?

Written by Guest on 2007-09-29 16:58:46

for quality I intend jpg quality factor-


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Written by Guest on 2007-09-29 16:53:12

Your plugin is Absolutely amazing!

I consider it absolutely indespensable running an artistic website like mine...
It keeps content very ordinate, with the minimum effort!
One thing it would be really great, is to be able to change jpg quality for the thumbs... i'm doing it right now manually using faststone image resizer---
Can you suggest a better method?
Thank you again!


Disable Categories does not work

Written by Guest on 2007-09-27 15:28:49

Yes Rooney, same Problem. Trying to deactivate it on my frontpage does not work

Multithumb for Joomla 1.5

Written by Guest on 2007-09-26 23:52:45

Hello Marlar,

Will you plan to release Multithumb for Joomla 1.5?

Thanks for great mod


Disable categories not working

Written by Guest on 2007-09-26 14:34:42


first thanks for the excellent Bot!!!

I have a problem with the "Disable Multithumb in these categories" feature. I just cannot make it work. Anybody else having this problem?


Written by Guest on 2007-09-20 15:13:26

This is such a great Mambot!!! Thank you!

I will donate you some money soon....

Hope it will also run with Mambo 4.6.x

Another suggestion: Why dont set up a small support-forum?
Fireboard or SMF are pretty lightweight and fast.....

Regards, Christian

Ich suchte eine einfache Gallerie ...

Written by Guest on 2007-09-12 22:06:41

gefunden habe ich ein mächtiges Instrument mit dem solch vielfältige Möglichkeiten gegeben sind, dass ich mich ganz besonders darüber wundere, wie
leicht ich die vielen Möglichkeiten nutzen kann. Und das ohne Experte zu sein und mit sehr beschränkten Englischkenntnissen.

Die leichte Bedienung bei so fein einstellbaren Optionen, wenn es sein muss für jedes Bild unterschiedlich, ist berauschend und verdient großen Respekt.


thanks for the great bot

Written by Guest on 2007-09-06 20:15:40

just wanted to say that this is a great tool

we had a lot of trouble with browser compatibility. but we switched to greybox and made the following changes:

make sure template index.php has correct heading:


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and make sure to edit mambots/content/multithumb/greybox/gb_styles.css .GB_header table on line 60


.GB_header table {
margin: 0;
width: 96%;
border-collapse: collapse;

thanks for the great bot

Written by Guest on 2007-09-06 20:15:34

just wanted to say that this is a great tool

we had a lot of trouble with browser compatibility. but we switched to greybox and made the following changes:

make sure template index.php has correct heading:


and make sure to edit mambots/content/multithumb/greybox/gb_styles.css .GB_header table on line 60


.GB_header table {
margin: 0;
width: 96%;
border-collapse: collapse;

no simple code or guide how to insert 1

Written by Guest on 2007-09-05 12:00:58

no simple code or guide how to insert 1 pic? i dont get this............

Written by Guest on 2007-09-03 18:57:55

Amazing ! After testing various imaging tools, this is the ONLY one that can do what I want.
Keep up the good work, donation is on his way.

like it very much, but miss preview

Written by Guest on 2007-08-31 10:10:50


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just want to tell you, that I like your tool very much. The only thing I miss is a possibility to have the generated thumbs displayed in preview, in case of .

Sun is going down

sry but dont get it

Written by Guest on 2007-08-27 14:11:28

What do i exactly write in the content if i want a gallery from for example the folder /stories/parties ??

thank you in advance

Great tool
Written by Guest on 2007-08-27 07:48:21

Just what I needed to make a simple gallery page on my site. Nice work.

Very nice !
Written by Guest on 2007-08-26 11:28:12

How amazing !

Just what I wanted and more

Thank you so much for your nice work

Written by marlar on 2007-08-24 06:27:17

Such posts are absolutely fine. The key point is: does the post require a reply? If not, go ahead

Written by Guest on 2007-08-23 20:22:57

I know this isnt for support questions, but i'm not sure if i can post a solution to a tiny problem.

For people that have Menu bars or other elements laying on top of the image popups.

Add Z-index:2000 (or even more, if the other css's in your template use higher values) to :

Likewise for the other types of thumbnails.

#lbCenter, #lbBottomContainer {
position: absolute;

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left: 50%;
overflow: hidden;
background-color: #fff;
z-index: 2000;

To Markus
Written by marlar on 2007-08-21 14:01:30


Please no such comments here. If we were to discuss it, the comments would quickly become cluttered.

I would suggest that you repost your inquiry here:,41.0.html

Or send me a mail!

But this comment system is only for posts that don't require a reply.

Precise my comment from 2007-08-19

Written by Guest on 2007-08-21 13:45:01

Hello everybody,

I want to precise my bug: I set thumb-width and thumb-height to 100. I have a picture on static content site with 232px width and 89px height.
Nothing happens on the site because the image is lower than 100px height. I put in the site a picture with 500px width and 192px height. The result is
that multithumb now reacts an creates an image with a width of 100.

So every picture in my Webspace must be higher than 100px width and 100px height. I hope I could help.

Markus Wortmann

PS: It is still a very great Mambot.

Great feature
Written by Guest on 2007-08-19 13:32:11

Hello everybody,

multithumb is a very great feature. It makes the joomla! world very easier. But I have a bug: the mambot is ignoring the setting for 'Thumbnail width'. I
am not able to set the option in Joomla! 1.0.13.

I will be very pleased Mr. Larsen, if there is a solution.

Thank you again for the great Mambot.

Markus Wortmann

Works fine in J! 1.0.13

Written by marlar on 2007-08-15 18:16:09


Unfortunately I found, that the mambot does not work with joomla 1.0.13... is this a known issue already ?

I have no problems in 1.0.13.

Fantastic plug in!

Written by Guest on 2007-08-15 12:25:50

Looking forward to v.2 final.

Strange behavior with Windows 2003 webse

Written by Guest on 2007-08-15 10:24:47

Hi Martin,

first of all : great job. Excellent and very flexible plugin.

second : i'm having this strange problem.

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Your plugin works great within a Linux-environment ( as i expected !-D ), but within a Windows 2003 webserver ( as you can expect ;-( ) i've got the
following problem :
the created thumbnail-files are build of some numbers, points and the original filename. It can happen that there are 2 following point ( .. ) in the
thumbnail-filename. This results in the windows-environment the error message "The requested resource could not be found." Do you know what can
cause this problem?
Is it possible to prevent these two points by entering some extra info somewhere?

hereby 2 url's with the same working image, only one is renamed:

Kind regards,


Correction in 1.3
Written by Guest on 2007-08-15 09:08:41


Gret job but i have done many correction in multithumb.php :

1st bug is that the max size are not respected, 2nd is that php glob as critical Vulnerability and is now desactivated (FREE, OVH)

- bug in the resize section : size must be respected (and instead of or)
L295 : if($alt_filename && ($origw

Written by marlar on 2007-08-12 08:51:34

MT 2.0 stable will be released in by the end of August

Written by Guest on 2007-08-10 15:45:55

A stable newest version?? When we goin to see 2.0 stable??

Joomla 1.0.13 problems

Written by Guest on 2007-08-07 08:43:42

Great mambot, which I used a lot on my Joomla 1.0.12 sites

Unfortunately I found, that the mambot does not work with joomla 1.0.13... is this a known issue already ?

I tried multithumb in a complete empty site (no other content, components, mambots or modules installed), after new installation of Joomla 1.0.13
- nothing happens....Multithumb seems to just stay not active, although the mambot is of course published...

would be great to have a fix sometimes...for such a great mambot...


Older Version
Written by Guest on 2007-08-06 17:58:40

What about the version 1.04?? thanx

Support questions
Written by marlar on 2007-08-06 08:14:34

Please note that this comment system is NOT suited for support questions!

They will simply not be answered

Older version
Written by marlar on 2007-08-06 08:11:04

You can get version 1.1 here:

Joomfish and Multithumb

Written by Guest on 2007-07-31 23:18:40

Just a tip for Joomfish users: when using multithumb in a site with Joomfish, you must clear the "Disable Multithumb in these categories" field to make
multithumb load the javascript libraries in other languages. In this particular case, if you want to remove multithumb in any content, follow the
"Overriding default values" section on this page.

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Joomla 1.5 support

Written by Guest on 2007-07-31 19:37:51

Hi Marlar, thanks for all the effort put in Multithumb and other plugins. I just wanted to know is Multithumb2 planned soon for Joomla1.5? Tnx.

Older version
Written by Guest on 2007-07-31 15:29:49

Where can I get 1.1 version of multithumb??

thumbnail limit and Scrambled image name

Written by Guest on 2007-07-30 22:22:25

im having 2 problems for now.

1) If I give lets say max thumbnail limit of 6 and put 3 columns then if images are lets say 8 then second page is not visible, although, it comes in slide
show but not on pages.

2) No matter what the Scrambled image names function is not working. Its still showing correct path and name of the image.

please help

Forresten det er mig Amras

Written by Guest on 2007-07-29 12:04:52

Der skrev dette indlæg her under

Første gang jeg har brugt multithumb

Written by Guest on 2007-07-29 12:02:51

Hejsa Marlar

Nu fik jeg så brug for din multithumb bot, hvor er den dog dejlig let at bruge , jeg tænke så at jeg lige ville donere et beløb til dig men din paypal ser
ud til at være nede ellers sådan nogte , denne kunne ikke gennemføre betallingen, måske er det mit nye visa kort nå men jeg prøver lige igen.

Men tak for en god bot

To Peter
Written by marlar on 2007-07-27 09:39:24

Please - no support questions here!

Written by Guest on 2007-07-26 08:36:28

hello, i'm satisfied with multithumb, 1 problem , the first thumb give no picture,it sends my to a blankpage in my homepage.. the other 14 thumbs are
working fine..

can some one help my ?

Please no questions here !!!

Written by marlar on 2007-07-26 07:57:19

@Christian and others:

Please do not send support questions here, They will not be answered.

Use the Joomla forum instead.


different titles
Written by Guest on 2007-07-24 20:53:36

first of all: I've tried many likely joomla-plugins and each one has its limitatons. not so multithumb! it has all the features you can imagine - and works on
all systems and browsers! thanks very much!

now my question: is there a possibility to have differen captions for the thumbnail and the large image? maybe use the caption text for describe the

thumbnail and the alt-tag to title the big picture? - and if so how to not loose the gallery-function with more pictures when the alt-tags are different

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thanks, christian

Strange behavior: skipping files in dire

Written by Guest on 2007-07-23 22:18:18

First, thanks for the mambot, it's so fantastic.
Unfortunately, I'm running into a strange issue when trying to create a gallery.

See for example.

1) I started the gallery using the file RMNP-1.jpg, and added mt_gallery:RMNP to the alt tag of that first file
2) There are no other files brought in using the Image content previewer of Joomla. The rest of the images are in the same directory, FTP'd there
separately. There are 66 images in that directory.
3) I've added the filename RMNP-1.jpg.txt into that same directory.

The problems: as you can see, the mambot is only showing 44 images. It looks like it's skipping some files. Initially, it was every 2nd file (so 33 thumbs
and images showed up). After many many SHIFT-REFRESH tries, the number went up to 44. It seems that I cannot get any more images to show up
even though I've set to show all thumbnails, and increased the timeout to 4 minutes, and increased the memory use to highest in the mambot
preferences panel.

Also, it seems that the mambot is assigning the name RMNP-1 to more than just the image named RMNP-1.jpg (see the alt text mouseovers). When I
asked for captions, all images were captioned with RMNP-1.

Any help would be very appreciated.

You can contact me at krishmandal(at) if you want to send a private answer. Thanks.

memory problem
Written by Guest on 2007-07-23 13:45:45

I like Multithumb. The version 1.1 worked very well on my website

Now, I have Multithumb 2.0 beta 3 on Today when I try to open one article at frontend, it tell me:


Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 16777216 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 3283644 bytes) in
/disk1/web/joomlagate/www/mambots/content/multithumb.php on line 364

What is wrong? I remember that I had set the memory usage to 16MB in the parameters of Multithumb.


Bug width the width limit

Written by Guest on 2007-07-23 09:08:04

i have a bug width the width limit. i set to 350 and 250 for heigth but some of thumbnails have dimension like 375*250. (16/9 format for exemple).
Does anyboby have this problem with banner for exemple ?

i'm french so excuse my english

Simply MAGIC!!!
Written by Guest on 2007-07-22 06:39:22

This is one of the best plug-ins for thumbnail and popup manipulation I could ever imagine! Fantastic work, please keep up the good work and Joomla
upgrade support (1.5 and above)


Written by Guest on 2007-07-20 14:50:12

I can confirm that Slimbox and Greybox are working perfectly on Safari .

Apple browsers
Written by Guest on 2007-07-19 21:23:37

Could you please let us know whether this mambot will work on Apple browsers (Safari)
I like the functions and it is working fine on IE6, IE7 and Firefox...
But I don't have any Apple computer for any tests...

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Is there anyone who knows any problems with Apple ?! (especially the Lightbox, Slimbox etc...effects)

Greetings, UG

picuters that have spaces in the name.

Written by Guest on 2007-07-18 16:12:25

it still cannot process images that have spaces in the name. Its a annoying bug.

Written by Guest on 2007-07-18 14:46:58


I like know, how too use this script on simle pictures view?

This is the best

Written by Guest on 2007-07-17 11:26:59

After trying several image gallery's. This is the best because of the freedom of displaying images. I'm loving it.

Just tested and love it.

Written by Guest on 2007-07-11 12:19:37

I just wanted to say, I just tested this product and I love it so far. It's so flexible and that's what's important.
If there was anything to improve this product, perhaps a readme or instructional PDF would help.
As I mentioned below I used Simple Image Gallery Pro and found that it did not align certain things the way I would have liked and did not always
consistently place the images in the same place.
This however is superb good job!

Have used Simple Image Gallery Pro - Thi

Written by Guest on 2007-07-10 13:06:24

Hi there,
Just wanted to say, thanks for this tool and I look forward to further developments. I installed and purchased simple image gallery pro, but it doesn't
always function the way I like it to and it does not have individual alt tags either which I don't like.

I like the flexbility demonstrated on this page. I have not yet used it however if I do find it useful I'll definately make a donation. Thanks again and keep up
the good work.


Written by Guest on 2007-07-09 22:23:31

The best gallery tool I have seen. Thank you

Written by Guest on 2007-07-09 01:12:59

very nice work on that! must have been hard

Written by Guest on 2007-07-03 14:29:19

Excellent tool, it's just perfect in my pc localhost, but when installed in my host no work.
i just can print the thumbnail but i neet to print the image in the original size. how can i get this?

can´t print enlarged pics

Written by Guest on 2007-07-03 08:06:24

if i enlarge the images and use the right click to print the image.
i just can print the thumbnail but i neet to print the image in the original size. how can i get this?

my mail adress :

thx for help

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Written by Guest on 2007-07-02 21:24:52

What is new in beta 1 build 3

how i can move text under photos, when t

Written by Guest on 2007-07-01 23:24:11

i want give text dsadada below thumbs...
please help my email
Written by Guest on 2007-06-29 20:11:17

tried LichtThumb but doesn´t work completely. And multithumbs at once !!! it´s really perfect. Iám gonna donate

Written by Guest on 2007-06-29 14:05:50

Excellent tool, it's just perfect.

Nice work.


Written by Guest on 2007-06-28 18:45:43

Thanks for this wonderful tools!

I have only one remark: it will be pretty to can constrain image by width or height in percent to display the image in its maximum size without scrolling
bar. (I don't succeed to do this with actual possibilities)

For example, "Full-size width in pixels or percent" will be 98% and "Full-size height in pixels or percent" will be 70% to avoid scrolling. For a 1024*768px
screen, the area to display images will be 1004*538px (ie : the ratio W/H is 1.86).

Now if W/H image's ratio is smaller than 1.86 => resize vertically to match the 70% screen height specified

If W/H image's ratio is greater than 1.86 => resize horizontally to match the 98% screen width specified

just great!
Written by Guest on 2007-06-26 12:33:20

You are doing an incredibly great work!

Written by Guest on 2007-06-24 19:14:00

cest tres bien comment. je vous remercie

Great a donation is on its way

Written by Guest on 2007-06-24 18:21:27

Its simply a great little tool, that does what it says.
A donation is on its way by Paypal, not a big one buck a couple of bucks to show my gratitude.

/Dan Stanley

Written by Guest on 2007-06-21 23:05:09

whether in the plan the animation is like a slide show this way in the thumbnail?


Written by Guest on 2007-06-21 17:43:09

YOU ARE THE BEST ! =) *bow*

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Written by Guest on 2007-06-16 10:08:14

Really Rocking !!!!!

Re: Almost Perfect

Written by marlar on 2007-06-11 08:47:55

Please don't ask questions here.

Post questions here:


Almost Perfect
Written by Guest on 2007-06-10 18:16:03

First I just want to say that this is first time I ever write post about some component/module/bot, normally with compliments. I am using joomla for a
long time on several web sites.
I just want to ask, why, after installing multithumb my site slows down?

Written by Guest on 2007-06-10 14:42:27


Thanks, exactly what i was looking for, and dead simple after a bit of head scratching ! (Im a noob)


Written by Guest on 2007-06-07 05:26:32

Preciosímo trabajo.



Great !
Written by Guest on 2007-06-06 22:17:15

Great shit man. It works like a charm!

Joomla 1.5
Written by marlar on 2007-06-04 12:40:48

Yes, Multithumb will be available for 1.5, but I can't say when

Written by Guest on 2007-06-04 11:41:39

Nice plugin & very nice pictures


Super plugin !!!

Written by Guest on 2007-06-04 10:57:03

super plugin that I like to use.

Will Multithumb be soon compatible with joomla 1.5?
Or how to make ?


Written by Guest on 2007-06-04 02:13:41

hello, first sorry my bad english. How can I put a background-image for all thumbs, no border, like shadow efect?

looks awsome
Written by Guest on 2007-06-02 12:30:11

can´t wait to test it.

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Written by Guest on 2007-06-02 10:19:05

I like it

Great Job !!!!!!

Written by Guest on 2007-06-02 09:46:34

Thanks for all.

Good Work!
Written by Guest on 2007-06-02 09:22:17

The new Version is awesome! But I got some problems with the Yaml Template when I choose Slimbox.
[img width=150 height=128][/img]

Written by Guest on 2007-06-01 23:01:05

Hi, it seems that i will be the first to write something here. Thanks for all your efforts. I will give version 2.0 Beta a try now.

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