5 Best WordPress Photo Gallery Plugins

5 Best WordPress Photo Gallery PluginsIf you’re hosting an in-person event then you’re likely going to want to share photographs from it.

Photo galleries are the perfect social proof of events. Showing smiling faces, note takers, meet and greets and more.

So what are the best photo gallery plugins for an event website?

Funny you ask!


The new block editor of WordPress is fantastic. But the gallery block is lacking. Fortunately, CoBlocks has a great gallery block worth looking at. It was originally a separate plugin called Gallery Block Plugin, but when GoDaddy acquired CoBlocks they merged the two together.

NextGEN Gallery

This is the most popular photo gallery plugin ever for WordPress. It has a million users and thousands of new downloads every week. It’s robust with its features but still remains extremely lightweight in its footprint. NextGEN Gallery is a true image management plugin, keeping your galleries organized and displayed how you want.


FooGallery is another popular gallery plugin who has simple system for display and settings. Out of the box, its galleries aren’t the prettiest, but with some adjustments, they can be quite nice. You can also pick up some extensions to add more functionality like NextGEN Gallery.

Envira Gallery

This has a very similar style and feel to Foo Gallery, except out of the box the gallery display is nicer. Also like FooGallery, to get the most out of Envira Gallery you will need a bunch of extensions.

Modula Gallery

Another gallery plugin growing in size is Modula. It hails itself as the most user-friendly gallery plugin. It has a unique grid designer for its galleries so you can make your images look exactly how you want.