User Post Gallery – UPG

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UPG – User Post Gallery

FLEXI Guest Upload. Supports mp4,mp3,pdf and many more with dynamic animated gif thumbnail for video files.

UPG is the easy way to allow visitors/guest to post images, article, YouTube, Vimeo, instagram, facebook, twitter, woocommerce product & 30+ urls without registration from the frontend/backend.

[upg-form] can be used as frontend uploader for wordpress post and other custom post type.

Generate full responsive gallery based on categories, tags, username and many more.
Let user select album, generate tags, upload pictures,video from frontend.

Submitted post can be also be shown inside BuddyPress, ultimate-member plugins in a user profile tab.

That’s all there is to it! Your site now can accept user generated content. Everything is super easy to customize via Plugin Settings page.

Power of layouts will let you to design/work of your choice.


There are 3 types of UPG Gallery.

1. Attach Gallery [upg-attach]

  • The image/video url posted on this post will not be visible on other places.
  • It is full of ajax, hence no page refresh occurred during submission and page navigation.
  • ‘Lazy Load more’ button is available and images can be previewed in lightbox/popup
  • Optimized for pre loading of images

2. Primary Gallery [upg-list]

  • It is independent gallery. All the UPG post submitted on different post can be visible at [upg-list].
  • It also works as the main page of UPG gallery.
  • It has lots of shortcode parameters to filter & change layouts.

3. Data Table Gallery [upg-datatable]

  • This will display UPG post and other custom post type (CPT) in tabular format and is powered by
  • Used for huge sets of records and full of ajax. Search between the rows for title and UPG custom fields.
  • Ability to export records in CSV, Excel, PDF format in one click.
  • Sorting of column and option to display records per page.
  • Primary designed for developer so that php function can be included in own table column.

Frontend Submission Forms

There are 2 types of form.

1. [upg-post] Form

  • Registered & visitors can post images/article/youtube video url from the front end.
  • Create own tags from frontend.
  • Ajax powered submission form. Form submitted on same place. No more form redirection.
  • Options of static page form submission. Best fit if javascript is not required.
  • Redirect to selected page after form is submitted. (upg-pro)
  • Ready layouts to be used for submission form.
  • Options to create own custom fields. Get extra information from user during form submission.
  • Google ReCaptcha code for spam protection. (upg-pro)
  • Bulk image upload. (upg-pro)
  • With the help of personal layout form, user can create own advanced personalized form with the help of PHP.
  • Options to display submission button only to logged in users.
  • Separate album selection for images & embed video

2. [upg-form] Form

  • With this shortcode user can submit content to wordpress post or other custom post types (CPC).
  • It can be used as frontend uploader for other plugins.
  • User can select existing album and generate own tags from frontend.
  • Special shortcode to generate html input fields.
  • Check this url for detail explanation

List Album/Categories [upg-album]

  • List album/folder/categories via shortcode & widgets
  • Album supports own thumbnail
  • List album filtered by images & embed (youtube, vimeo, 30+ sources)
  • options to hide album from visitors

Admin Post Management

  • Administrator can show or hide particular categories/albums from the frontend.
  • Completely stop frontend submission and post it from backend by Administrator.
  • Controls over custom fields to be displayed at backend & frontend.
  • Options to set as approval of post/images before it is displayed at the frontend.
  • Ability to approve/draft post in bulk
  • Create unlimited albums and tags.
  • Assign guest submission post to specific existing users.
  • Ability to hide selected album/category from frontend & in widget category list.
  • Own media sizes for thumbnail and preview page.

User Post Management

  • Loggedin users can edit,delete own uploaded post with ajax system.
  • Unlike other plugins, it also deletes all the media file associated with it.
  • ‘My Gallery’ private page for loggedin users.
  • Notification via email when someone submits form. (UPG-PRO)

Display submitted post

  • Responsive article/image/YouTube/Vimeo gallery for mobile & tablets.
  • Automatically & manually display all submitted content on the frontend.
  • Generate gallery inside BuddyPress, ultimate-member plugins in a user profile tab.
  • Content & images can also be posted from the backend with additional options.
  • External plugins shortcodes can be added near UPG post.
  • Options for both lightbox and static page (Preview Page).
  • Set number of images to be displayed per page.
  • Multiple layout options available. You can create own layout from scratch using personal layout.
  • Navigate posts/images with album or tags using widgets.
  • Page navigation with the help of WP-PageNavi plugin.
  • Ability to show gallery based on username, category, albums, tags with the help of shortcodes
  • Display gallery in sliding or carousal layout with plenty of parameters.
  • Camera EXIF Data is auto extracted form image uploaded by user.

Ultimate-Member & BuddyPress Plugin

  • Integrated with Ultimate-Member & BuddyPress plugin
  • Gallery tab is created on profile page.
  • Gallery profile avatar will link to social profile page

YouTube, Vimeo Video & 30+ URL submission

  • User can submit/embed url with title & own descriptions
  • Static thumbnail image is created automatically based on url submitted
  • Auto assigned thumbnail as featured image
  • Embed URL can be shown in popup or link to different page. No change in site.
  • All Embed URL & Image gallery can be on same page.

ListPress Plugin

  • Popup contact/query/feedback button can be placed on preview page
  • Image thumbnail visible in form for users.

ODude Ecard Plugin

  • Submitted post can be sent as ecard.
  • Full featured greetings card site can be created with user submission.

Other features

  • User can use UPG form to submit post to wordpress or other custom post types
  • Options to include posts into archive pages
  • Widgets to list categories & tags.
  • Widgets of submission form powered with ajax.
  • Multisite compatible
  • Bulk Image Upload with options to limit number of image to upload. (upg-pro)
  • Other plugin shortcode can be displayed near image in preview layout. Eg. Social share, rating
  • REST-API with UPG custom fields

Submission Form Demo

  • Bulk select form [upg-form-tag] Demo
  • Bulk select form [upg-post] Demo
  • Youtube, Vimeo, 30+ submit URL form Demo
  • Submit regular wordpress post by visitors
  • Submit woocommerce product by visitors
  • Submit to custom post types

Gallery / Grid Demo

  • Photo or masonry layout Demo
  • Filter layout Demo
  • Classic layout Demo
  • Flat layout Demo
  • List layout Demo
  • Slide layout Demo
  • Shop , FAQ, Personal, Basic, Ecard, layouts available.
  • Data Table Demo
  • Single-Page Attach gallery with Load-More buttons [upg-attach] Demo
  • Create your own gallery layout with ‘personal layout’. (PHP & CSS)

Preview / Media Demo

  • Ecard or Greetings Card layout (upg ecard) Demo
  • Photo preview layout Demo
  • Shop Layout Demo
  • Basic, FAQ, personal layouts available
  • Create your own layout with ‘personal layout’

Reference & Documents


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  • Spanish – Española (es_ES)
  • Hindi – हिंदी (hi_IN)
  • Italian – Italiana (it_IT)
  • Swedish – svenska (sv_SE)


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