There are several plugins for WordPress that will turn your blog into a Flickr photo album. I will discuss the following three plugins: Flickr Photo Album for WordPress Slickr Gallery FAlbum Flickr Photo Album for WordPress This was the first plugin I found and it is quite good. It automatically removes your blog sidebar to… Read more WordPress and photos 5: Flickr photo album plugins
I have been thinking about whether I should separate my photography from the rest of my blog content or not. I thought about buying another domain name or to use a subdomain to make a distinction. Initially I wanted to make a distinction between the “professional” (academic research) and “personal” (photography) me, but then I… Read more WordPress and photos 4: WordPress photoblog themes
In my previous post I explained why I said goodbye to Zenphoto and Gallery and started explaining why I said hello to Flickr. Flickr offers a free account that has a (bandwidth) uploading limit of 100 Mb a month and a Pro account for 24.95 USD that offers unlimited uploading. I started out with a… Read more WordPress and photos 3: Configuring Flickr for your blog
My website, before I turned it into a blog, consisted mainly of a small portfolio. I hardly ever updated my portfolio except that I added a few pictures now and then in the photography section. Even though I was technically capable of designing and coding a minor addition or update could sometimes mean major work.… Read more WordPress and photos 2: Goodbye to Gallery2 and ZenPhoto
I have been wanting to bring my photo gallery back online but I really have been struggling with it. WordPress’ uploading system doesn’t facilitate easy and quick uploading of multiple files or folders. You can upload one file at a time through the interface which will be uploaded to the uploads folder in the content… Read more WordPress and photos 1: Uploading and file management in WordPress
Yesterday I participated in the public colloquium “UbiScribe: Collocollaboracontentquery?” as a part of the DEAF07 festival. The topic of Ubiscribe is pervasive publishing in the networked media of which blogging is obviously a part. This caught my attention regarding my thesis on “Blog Software and the Act of Blogging.” The term publishing is used in… Read more DEAF07 – UbiScribe: Collocollaboracontentquery?