This client had hundreds of photos he wanted to showcase by featuring a different photo every day. He hired me to build a custom photo gallery website that could be maintained with minimal effort. We created a system where code would display a different photo for every day of the year automatically. Another page on the site displays a slideshow of photos based on the past few days.
No database was used on this site or admin tools to upload photos. Images were simply FTP’d to directories on the server based on the month. Images had a standard naming convention. Using PHP’s date functions code compared the server date to the image names and pulls the appropriate images to display.