Magento custom designed gallery with cu3er

Here is example how you can extend and reuse your own code.
I saw at cu3er site cool gallery effects and I thought why not implement it with magento.
So I used my old gallery module and add some stuff.

This module is based on Magento custom designed gallery extended with:
– /app/code/local/Inchoo/GallFront/controllers/Cu3erController.php
– /app/code/local/Inchoo/GallFront/controllers/XmlController.php
– /app/design/frontend/default/default/template/gallery/cu3er.phtml
– /app/design/frontend/default/default/template/gallery/output.phtml
– and files needed for cu3er to run in /skin/frontend/default/default/cu3er
– database tables remains the same

Main part is how you render your xml file.
That happeds in /app/code/local/Inchoo/GallFront/controllers/XmlController.php in indexAction().
Sample of xml is commented and my simple code is bellow.

Output of xml file is at: http://www.yourwebsite.com/inchoogallery/xml

For advanced manipulation with flash see documentation on cu3er website.
Advanced documentation for cu3er you can find on http://www.progressivered.com/cu3er/docs/

You can try to extend gallery tables with new fields which will handle data with effects.

Final result is at http://www.yourwebsite.com/inchoogallery/cu3er.
(For example you can try to use this module for category header images.)

Code is here.
Enjoy coding!

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7 comments

  1. Wow – this works pretty well!

    The one integration I would LOVE is if you could assign a URL to each image. Is there any easy way to do that?

    Thank you!

  2. Does it work with magento 1.4.1.0?
    After I installed this extension, it shows me ”
    There has been an error processing your request

    Exception printing is disabled by default for security reasons.

    Error log record number: 403747219″
    Can you tell me how to slove the problem or how to uninstalled it?
    Thank you.

  3. Thank you for providing this! It’s great timing as I recently stumbled across Cu3er and wanted to integrate it into Magento… or at least see how it looks to make sure it’s not overwhelming / distracting.

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