How to fix problems with NextGen Gallery 2.*

[drop­cap style=“simple”]I[/dropcap] used to love NGG. Until the­re was ver­si­on 2.* When I first upgra­ded, the who­le site went down — mis­sing galle­ries, no pictu­res. The solu­ti­on was obvi­ous — unin­stall the plu­gin and install the older ver­si­on. No need to say, it dele­ted all the code from all the posts and pages. Luc­ki­ly, my hos­ting pro­vi­der…

Nextgen Gallery Rollback breaks the visual editor

I upgra­ded my Next­Gen galle­ry to ver­si­on 2 only to find out what a mess it is. It com­ple­te­ly rui­ned my WP install. When I tried to follow the­ir how-to to roll back to pre­vi­ous ver­si­on, it wor­ked — I was able to res­to­re 1.9.13 ver­si­on without losing any data, it seems so far. But, the­re was one big…