Album is a browser extension that detects the images on the current page and shows them in a list that can be exported in three different formats:
A simple list of absolute URLs pointing at the images.
An HTML snippet with
imgtags forming a mosaic. Images can also export their original links.
An HTML snippet that creates a carousel powered by Galleria.io.
In all cases, the data is copied into the clipboard and can be inserted into any text editor by pressing
Ctrl+V. Mosaic and carousel snippets can be inserted into documents, blog posts, virtual learning environments or any other application based on HTML content. Before pasting the code into a rich-text editor, be sure to set it in plain text mode (usually represented by a button with the symbols
Special thanks to the excellent work done by Galleria.io, the open source engine beneath the image carousel. In addition to the basic free theme used by Album, they provide also with other nice and featured themes at cheap prices.
Note that Album does not copy images nor any type of files: it just deals with URLs pointing at remote resources. Issues with the images (slow loading, File not found errors...) are often related to problems with the origin of the images.
In browsers that don't currently support the
<dialog> HTML element (like Firefox), this polyfill is also used:
- dialog-polyfill by The Chromium Authors
All these components can be obtained with Yarn. To download its latest releases install Yarn on your system and launch
yarn from the project's root folder. Components will then be placed into
/node_modules and referenced by symbolic links from
For more information on how to build Chrome & Chromium extensions, refer to Chrome Developers' site.
For more information on how to build web extensions for Firefox and other browsers, refer to the WebExtensions page on MDN.