Qdig - A Quick Digital Image Gallery Script
Qdig is an easy-to-use PHP script that dynamically presents your digital image files as an online gallery or set of galleries. (More...)
New Development Release: Qdig 20060624
This release corrects code that
can possibly be used for cross-site scripting if a server
is configured with register_globals enabled.
It also includes some other minor changes to prepare for
conversion to the next stable version.
New Stable Release: Qdig 126.96.36.199
This is a maintenance release that corrects code that
can possibly be used for cross-site scripting if a server
is configured with register_globals enabled. This release
also bundles an improved version of the path_helper.php script.
New Development Release: Qdig 20060529
This release add a security feature, enabled by default,
that automatically locks caption editing some period of time
(two hours by default) after the most recent caption edit.
This will help keep neglected galleries safe from malicious
"unauthorized caption editors".
New Development Release: Qdig 20060524
This release adds session-based authentication as an
alternative to HTTP-Auth via PHP, so now password-protected
caption editing will be possible on more servers. There's
also a new feature that will let you sort gallery directories
in any arbitrary order.
New Development Release: Qdig 20060427
This is another "refinement release". It introduces
some settings that allow you to include a blank line
in place of a missing EXIF summary lines or captions.
New Development Release: Qdig 20060425
This release inches incrementally closer to Qdig 1.3. Some
common settings have been grouped together, some layout-related
settings have been added, and others have been adjusted.
New Development Release: Qdig 20060421
This release improves the EXIF metadata feature and adds
built-in caption editing.
New Stable Release: Qdig 188.8.131.52
This release includes the path_helper.php script from
Qdig 1.2.3 and some other minor changes. If your Qdig 1.2.9
gallery is working fine there's no reason to upgrade.
New Development Release: Qdig 20060414
The external qdig-metadata.php script is developing
rapidly to initial-release quality and the rest of the
script has received some more scrutiny and tuning.
New Development Release: Qdig 20060413
This release includes further refinement of some existing
code and introduces new EXIF metadata support.
New Development Release: Qdig 20060410
This is another refinement release, but this one has
much more substantial changes compared to the other two
that affect gallery behavior in general and the default
gallery settings in particular.
Qdig Web Site RSS Feed Added
The Qdig web site now has an RSS 2.0 web feed. A feed for
file releases has existed for some time, but now there's a link
to it in the sidebar so it's easier to discover.
New Development Release: Qdig 20060406
This is another code-cleanup release to prepare for an
upcoming re-badging as Qdig 1.3.0. A setting was added
to optionally only allow Qdig to run if it has been
called from another script.
New Development Release: Qdig 20060404
This is mostly a code-cleanup release to prepare for an
upcoming re-badging as Qdig 1.3.0.
New Development Release: Qdig 20060403
With this release Qdig becomes smarter about paths and permissions. Installing an embedded gallery should be much easier now. The rm_tree.php script has been improved, even though changes have been made to Qdig that render it virtually obsolete. A new path_helper.php script has been added to the distribution that will reveal the URL and filesystem paths for a given web directory.
New Development Release: Qdig 20060107-1
This release more properly implements reduced-priority image conversion. It also fixes the new option that links each image to an all-thumbnail page.
New Development Release: Qdig 20060107
This release fixes the compatibility issue that arose with
the release of PHP 5.0.5, adds the ability to ignore files and/or directories
using Perl-compatible regular expressions, and introduces a next-image prefetch
feature to improve gallery navigation speed.
New Stable Release: Qdig 184.108.40.206
This release fixes a compatibility issue that arose with
the release of PHP 5.0.5.
New Development Release: Qdig 20050721
This release includes a few refinements, along with a new setting that allows you to resize images by height only.
New Stable Release: Qdig 1.2.9
This release is Qdig 1.2.8 plus a few minor changes brought over from the upcoming Qdig 1.3.0 release.
Qdig Site Upgrade
The Qdig web site has undergone some changes due to an upgrade of the platform it uses.
New Development Release: Qdig 20050509
This release improves language settings and CSS styling capability.
New Development Release: Qdig 20050502
This release adds capability for translation files and refines the way thumbs-only pages are presented.
New Development Release: Qdig 20050427
This release separates the "vicinity thumbs" feature and the feature that displays a gallery directory using only thumbnail links. Both of those get some new settings to adjust the behavior of them according to personal preference. Stand-alone galleries can now have user-defined CSS rules.
New Development Release: Qdig 20050425
This release includes more changes that affect the vicinity thumbs
single-row thumbs feature.
New Development Release: Qdig 20050424
This release improves the "vicinity thumbs" behavior and adds some
diagnostic messages for debugging HTML header/footer issues.
New Development Release: Qdig 20050422
This release adds new eXtra Small size choice that's small enough
to fit into a a weblog column and has some other minor improvements.
New Development Release: Qdig 20050421
This release changes the way the vicinity thumbs and thumbs
directory features work when a $chroot_dir is set.
New Development Release: Qdig 20050420
The development release is now moving toward becoming Qdig
1.3.0. That means for a while the beta releases will have more new
(untested) features than usual. The first big changes are "vicinity
thumbs", where only one row of thumbnails is included in a page,
and thumbs-only pages for gallery directories with a lot of images.
New Stable Release: Qdig 1.2.8
This release is full of changes to make the script more reliable and efficient, as well as easier use and modify. Server-specific parameters are detected more reliably, pages with thumbnails are generated more quickly, the height of the sidebar can now be specified, some <tables> were removed, user-definable path settings are improved, and more.
(Older Qdig release announcements...)
Coming Soon: New Navigation Features
Development of some improved gallery navigation features is under way.
Qdig image-display pages will be able to include a single row of thumbnail links for "nearby" images (demo). Directories with lots of images will have a thumbnail-only view (demo). Benefits: The default size of thumbnail images will be able to be larger and Qdig will be more useful for very large image collections.
New Support Documents
There are two new support documents. One is about why and how you would use the Chroot Directory feature to change the root directory of your gallery tree. The other explains how to embed Qdig galleries into your site.
New Demo Galleries
SourceForge.net has updated their web servers and the demo galleries have been moved there. Now the demo galleries are using a much more recent version of Qdig and running on a much faster platform than before. (More...)
New Support Documents
There are new support documents on the site, including some about exceeding Support/AllowedMemorySize and Support/MaximumExecutionTime, and one with information about the Qdig Support/DiagnosticMessages. These are essentially FAQ documents for helping people resolve problems quickly. Here are all Support Documents so far.
Quick HTTP Authentication Setup Guide
You can password-protect your Qdig galleries (or any web document such as admin.php) using Apache's HTTP Authentication (.htaccess / .htpasswd / .htgroups). Here is a Quick-Step Guide for Configuring HTTP-Auth to get you started.
A Record Project Ranking
The Qdig project's monthly rank on SourceForge.net for March was 253, the best yet. This is not bad considering there are over 78,000 SourceForge projects. (More...)
"I slogged through well over 100 PERL and PHP scripts and then stumbled on QDIG. I really find it hard to believe how easy it was to get working, and how easy it was to modify to suit my needs/taste."
-- an anonymous user, via the Qdig Open Discussion forum