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PhotoPress – Sideways Gallery


This plugin allows you to display a theme independant gallery of images using a sideways scrolling slider style. The plugin extends the core [gallery] shortcode by adding a “type” attribute so that you can choose this sideways presentation on a gallery by gallery basis.

Features Include:

  • Adds “type” gallery attribute and “sideways” value to the core gallery shortcode.

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Example Usage

Display a gallery of images using a sideways style:

[gallery type="sideways"]


  1. Upload the plugin folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ page in the WordPress admin interface
  3. Add the “type” parameter to the gallery shortcode in your page/post like so [gallery type="sideways"].


Why do I need this plugin?

You need this plugin if you want to turn an image gallery into a sideways slider on a case by case basis.


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Contributors & Developers

“PhotoPress – Sideways Gallery” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




Fixed easing option error.


Fixed gallery height issue.


  • Fixes issue in some browsers where the height of the gallery was not properly set.


Initial version of plugin.