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[resolved] EXIF data extraction? (10 posts)

  1. VolleyBum
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Anybody know if there's some code (or perhaps a plugin?) for extracting and displaying EXIF data from the images I post on my WP photoblog? I stumbled across the exif-filter plugin, but I'm uncertain that it's compatible with the newer versions of WP.

  2. pizdin_dim
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I've used the excellent "jhead" by Matthias Wandel with a PHP/XML gallery application which intergrates with Picasa. See http://www.sentex.net/~mwandel/jhead for more.

  3. VolleyBum
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    jhead looks like it might work, and I've found a little bit of documentation for it on the net. What's the best way to use it though? I'm not that great with PHP. Is there a way to use jhead (or any other exif script) by itself with WP, or will I need to integrate with something like Picasa? I guess ideally I'd just like a script I can run and output the EXIF data on my index.php. Is that even possible?

  4. yosemite
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    My host has --enable-exif so I've been thinking about wrestling with the idea using php. Don't know how common the --enable-exif is with other hosts...

  5. Samuel Wood (Otto)
    Tech Ninja
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Hmm. It's an interesting idea. The questions you need to determine are:
    a) Which pictures would EXIF data be extracted from (pics in posts only, for example),
    b) How would this data be displayed (footer? hover/mouseover? define your own way?).

    PHP has EXIF support in there if your host has it enabled. That's not a guaranteed thing, of course.

  6. digitalfrog
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I posted a couple of request for such a module. Mouse over with a bubble containing the EXIF would be fantastic. Or something that autopopulates the text field of lightbox !

    That would rock !

    Anyone else would like to see that ?

    Ralph

  7. VolleyBum
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I checked with my host and, sadly, they don't have EXIF compiled with PHP on their servers. So it looks like I may be stuck for the time being. I'm wondering if you could do the same thing with javascript, though. Any thoughts on that?

  8. pizdin_dim
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    This gallery integrates "jhead" with PHP to show the exif data for a photo:

    http://lutrov.com/gallery/recent-and-decent/8/

    In terms of how it's actually done, contact the author and see if they're willing to share.

  9. sylvainman
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Does somebody know how to display EXIF data on a wordpress blog ?
    This topic seems to be resolved, but I don't see anything that helps me...

  10. pizdin_dim
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Did you contact those folks above? Were they willing to help you? They're not using WP but the "jhead" integration with PHP code should be enough to get you started.

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