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From any open API Piwigo gallery, swiftly include your photos in Posts/Pages and/or add randomized thumbnails and menus in your sidebar.

How to install nanually PiwigoPress and get it working ? (automatic installation is working perfectly).

  1. Upload PiwigoPress complete folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Access to Widgets, draw PiwigoPress to the sidebar you want or create/update a post/page and click on the PP icon above the editor area.
  4. Don't forget that any gallery URL is the folder address (ending with a slash ("/") where is ws.php is available.
  5. The selected gallery Webservices have to be opened, and some public pictures have to be available (and unlocked).

Explanation of Plugin Widget data fields.

  • Title: To use in the sidebar
  • Square, Thumbnail, XXS - tiny,... : see you Piwigo configuration [Photo sizes] admin page
  • Orientation criteria : Any, portrait, landscape
  • Local directory (if local): Piwigo installation directory (on the same website)
  • (or) External gallery URL: URL to the gallery (if not local)
  • Number of pictures (0=none): Number of thumbnails to get

Optional parameters

  • Category id (0=all): Pictures from a specific Piwigo category or from all
  • Since X months (0=all): Age of posted picture
  • CSS DIV class: For your blog design
  • CSS IMG class: For your blog design
  • Categories menu: Includes all links related to Piwigo categories

All below selectable option are special Piwigo links to include:

  • Most visited
  • Best rated
  • Most commented (need a plugin in the client gallery)
  • Random
  • Recent pics
  • Calendar
  • Keywords
  • Comments

Explanation of Plugin Shortcode attributes.

  • id: (required) Photo Numeric identifier
  • url: (mandadory for first usage in a post or to change to another) domaine or domaine/piwigo-folder
  • size: (default size='la') 2 letters as sq(Square), (th)Thumbnail, (2s)XXS - tiny, (xs)XS - extra small, (sm)S - small, (me)M - medium, (la)L - large, (xl)XL - extra large,(xx)XXL - huge : see you Piwigo configuration [Photo sizes] admin page
  • class : (optional) additional CSS class selectors at DIV tag level (e.g. class="img-drop-cap img-shadow left")
  • style: (optional) any additional CSS rules at DIV tag level (e.g. style="background-color: rgba(16, 64, 192, 0.05);")
  • desc: (0,1) (0 by default) add the photo description in a blockquote from description field in the Edit photo [Properties] admin page if there is a filled description there
  • lnktype: (string, default lnktype='picture') 'none' : no link, 'picture' : link to picture.php, 'album' : link to index.php/category

"style" is not used by the Shortcode generator

Requires: 2.8.4 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2013-3-18
Downloads: 4,779


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