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 17 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
Over the past years I have switched between Zenphoto, Wordpress and Piwigo. After using these other systems for a while, I always returned to Piwigo. Here is why: when it comes to speed - especially with a large amount of images - Piwigo feels like the fastest system. Piwigo has an active development and a very active and friendly community. Updating to the most recent version is very easy... see more
Ralf Kerkhoff, Individual, Germany
I've tried other platforms before and found myself limited by either being restricted to a single brand of computer/tablet/phone equipment, or by not being able to define myself the access rules. Then I found Piwigo. It is accessible on all platforms, so when I upload new pictures, I can tell my mom to have a look and although she is 94, she can use her tablet to immediately look at the new... see more
Christian Lempereur, Individual, Belgium
Just want to add my "props" to the folks at Piwigo for the great product they have put out for their clients. I create a Piwigo photo album for each of the websites I create and walk each client through the "how to's" of Piwigo, which is very user friendly. I have tried other photo albums in the past and have always come back to Piwigo not just because it's free, but because it is honestly... the... see more
Bill Gowacki, Professional, USA