Joomla Gallery 2.0.5 Has Arrived! Category Access Levels

Balbooa Joomla Gallery 2.0.5 Has Arrived! Category Access Levels

Today we are ready to present you a new update for our Joomla Gallery component. As in previous updates, we have focused on fixing bugs. But also, we have added new features, such as category access levels, option which allows to disable links in the lightbox and more.

Category Access Levels

With Balbooa Joomla Gallery 2.0.5, now you have ability to set access level for each created category. We used the standard Joomla! function. Option Access you can see in any Joomla Extension: Joomla! articles, categories, etc.

Category Access Levels - Balbooa Joomla Gallery

Option Access allows to set the level group that is allowed to view category. For example, you can set, that specific categories will be visible only for registered users.

For more details about Users Access Levels we recommend you to visit official Joomla! documentation: Users Access Levels.

Disable Alias in the Lightbox

How to disable alias in the Lightbox?! Customers very often ask as about this question, so we decided to add option which allows you to disable alias in the lightbox right from the admin panel, without additional customization.

Disable Alias in the Lightbox - Balbooa Joomla Gallery

But, we want to inform you, if option "Enable Alias" disabled, options Comments and Social Sharing will be disabled too! because these options require an unique URL in the lightbox.


  • Added: Category Access Levels;
  • Added: Option Disable Alias in the Lightbox;
  • Fixed: Conflicts with 3rd party JS errors;
  • Fixed: Issues with Metro Grid Layout;
  • Fixed: Removing pictures from the folder Original;

Update Gallery!

To update your Gallery component, please follow this tutorial: How to update Joomla Gallery

Clear Cache!

After an update, clear your browser and website cache!

We want to say thank you for all your suggestions that you write on our support forums, we really appreciate! But first and foremost we want to fix all functionality issues and conflicts with 3rd party extensions. Quality is more important than quantity!

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