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wp-photos vs. exhibit (40 posts)

  1. Anonymous
    Unregistered
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Hi, as a new wp user I am very interested in posting images in my blog. I've run into two plugins for this purpose (at least i think so ;) and they are wp-photos & exhibit. By reading the readme's they seem to pretty much do the same thing. :/ Could someone gimme some info about the difference between the bort? Thanks!

  2. globelily
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I've been wondering the same thing. I downloaded both and am using Exhibit (got stuck with wp-photos with the "whoops, some error occurred. bummer, eh?" message, and although I read and re-read the instructions, couldn't figure out what the problem was.)

    I like Exhibit but would still like to know the difference between the two. Anybody?

  3. ringmaster
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I wrote Exhibit to replace wp-photos. It didn't do everything I wanted it to do.

    Specifically, wp-photos didn't let me add images from the post-editing page. If I remember correctly, it had some funky way of displaying the full-sized image. I don't think it created thumbnails, either. It's been a while, you can tell. :)

    I'm sure there are plenty of thngs that Exhibit does now that wp-photos didn't do. I'm not sure if Alex has kept up development on wp-photos or not.

  4. normgregory
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Where would one find Exhibt?

  5. ringmaster
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

  6. globelily
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Ringmaster, thanks for the reply. I'm mostly happy with Exhibit, and the parts I'm not happy with are, I'm sure, related to my own ignorance, as I've looked at other sites using it that look great, and make it do things I want to do. Just went to symantix' site (speakbold.com) this morning after seeing several of his posts in the forums, and wow... it's beautiful.

    Thanks for creating it... I'll probably be back with specific questions but for now, am futzing along, trying to figure things out myself so as to not be a pain-in-the-patootie to you (or anyone else) till I've exhausted my own brain cells.

  7. ceo
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Could someone maybe help me figure out why I can't get pictures to post with Exhibit - I can see the thumbnails it creates, but when I click to insert them I see it insert the <!--exhibit--> code - but no image shows up. :(

  8. weeeezy
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I have the same problem with Exhibit. It worked on 1.2 but when I installed the 1.5beta and then install the Exhibit I got the same problem that you have.

    I can upload the pics and see them on the right, but when I click on the pick symbol next to the trashcan it is supposed to load them to the left. It does not do that.

    Does Exhibit work on 1.5?

  9. symantix
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I got it to work. This is what I had to do:

    In the file "exhibit10.php", around line 130, you should find this line:

    $this->tableexhibit = $table_prefix . $this->exhibit_db_table;

    I replaced this line with this:

    $this->tableexhibit = "wp_exhibit";

    so that instead of using a variable to call the name of my table, I just entered the actual name of my table in manually. After I did this, everything went from working all wrong to working perfectly. Don't ask me why this works; I'm sure RM can provide an answer for that and possibly a better solution. All I know is, the problem seemed to be with not being able to locate the exhibit table in some of the functions, and I traced the call to the table back to this line.

    Hope it works for you, too.

  10. weeeezy
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Ahhhh. Good job. That works great!!!

  11. ringmaster
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Wow, that Exhibit guy writes crappy code. He should be drawn and quartered. Gah!

  12. symantix
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Well, I think we'll all forgive him if he can just get those next and prev links implemented. ;-P

  13. melodika
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hi. I'm a newbie so sorry for what may be a silly question... Do I need to change the line of code that symantix mentioned to have exhibit run in wp1.5? In which case, if my exhibit_db_table name is 'exhibit', will the table prefix appended by wordpress be "wp_" ? Or does it vary from user to user?

  14. ringmaster
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    melodika:
    It's likely you'll have to change that line. I haven't done anything special to the 1.5 edition of Exhibit to fix that issue.

    everyone else:
    I'm needing some feature help with Exhibit 2.0. Please stop by and offer your opinion.

    Feature requests and bug fix suggestions are welcome, too.

  15. almoo7
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Hello, how can I remove the preview of pics used in the end of my post in my permalinks? I can't seem to figure out how... Exhibit question...

  16. ringmaster
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Do you want to show no thumbnails on your posts at all? Add the nothumbs comment to your post content:

    <!--nothumbs-->

  17. mezhopking
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    symantix:
    Well, I think we'll all forgive him if he can just get those next and prev links implemented. ;-P

    I'm having serious problems with the prev and next navigation (in that it doesnt work). Is this a exhibit problem then... and can I now rest in my quest? This has been driving me nuts for ages!

    I've just posted this problem.... so i'll post it here again:
    For reference, my photoblog is at http://www.mezhopking.com.

    Please have a look at the site before you try and solve the problem... on the left had side (sidebar.php) I've got a Navigation list, with obviously previous and next links.

    These links work perfectly whilst on the homepage and subsequent preview pages (.../index.php?paged=2 ... /index.php?paged=3 ect) but when anyone clicks on the post to view more (.../index.php?p=62 etc), these navigation links disappear....

    Can anyone please tell me why and more importantly how I can fix them. I'm sure there's a very basic solution to this, but I can't seem to find it.

    Many many thanks to anyone can help me.

    Mez

  18. ringmaster
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I just looked at your site. The link in your Navigation section looks fine, no matter what page I'm looking at. Nothing disappears. Perhaps screenshots with annotations?

    That aside- As far as I can tell from your description of the problem, this is not an Exhibit issue. If you read the notes above more carefully, you'll see that Exhibit does not include Previous/Next links -- it is a feature request.

    I'm not sure what issues you have with WordPress, since it seems like what you're doing is working, but I can't help but feel that you're unfairly targeting Exhibit with them in this case. May I suggest that you follow up on your other thread if you still have issues.

  19. digitalruse
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I just installed Exhibit and am having problems as well. I can see the tree listing on the right, but the left continues to say "No images..."

    I tried implimenting the change above, with no luck either. (Though it did prompt me to recreate the table again. :/)

    If you need some other information, let me know.

    I'll keep playing with it.

    Thanks
    -DR
    (www.theruse.net)

  20. digitalruse
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    At a glance... it would seem that Exhibit is not creating thumbnails either...

    My exhibit folder (/wp-exhibit) has an additional (t) folder, but nothing in it. Hmmm...

    -DR

  21. digitalruse
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Strike that, thumbnails are being created, but I am still not having any luck with seeing the content on the left side. (The directory tree is fine.)

    -DR

    (I wish this place had an edit funtion so I didn't feel so silly posting all these times.)

  22. tys
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I'm in the same position as DR. I've done all that's described above and still the problem persists. I've upgraded to the WP nightly as of the date of this posting, upgraded to the 1.5 fix for Exhibit 1.1d, and implemented both code fixes above. It seems to me that nothing is happening at all when attempting to add a directory of thumbs to a post. The left-side listing is not updated nor is the database itself. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

  23. tys
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Got if fixed. Required a ton of hacking to exhibit10f.php but it works. I still haven't found how to insert a single image into a post instead of all images within a directory. Am I overlooking this or is it just wishfull thinking?

  24. Java
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Took me a minute to figure out what the directions were talking about to insert the image into the post, LOL. You click the <> symbol next to the image name inside the folder. Mine tried to insert the image but when i clicked that it came up missing the images folder. I have a images folder in my main wp directory so why didnt it include it in the image path so you could view the image? This is what it gave me when i clicked on the image:

    <img src="http://chaoticmess.cjb.net/post/thugboy.jpg" alt="" border="0" /><!--exhibit:thumbs_at_top=1
    -->

    It should say /images/ right after the .net/ line.

  25. archaeologyman
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    O.K., I just can't get this to work. I uploaded everything as directed. I was a bit confused about the permissions so I chmod'd the images folder 777 just to be sure.

    The plugin is activated but the image picker is not showing in the post write area, even after saving post.

    Did anyone else have this problem?

    Thanks

  26. gingerbeer2000
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    what version of Exhibit your using archa, im using version 1.1b because its the only version that works for me, i dont know why :P

  27. archaeologyman
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    I'm using 1.1d. Maybe I will download 1.1b and see what happens, thanks.

  28. Java
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    This is supposed to be used as a Gallery to right?? Which file do you call to bring up the Gallery?? Is it exhibit_full.php ? Everything else works for me im using 1.1d on Version 1.5 of WordPress. I havent looked at the "gallery" but inserting images into my posts is easier now even if i have to type in the word /images/ where it supposed to be, LOL

  29. gingerbeer2000
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    lol checkout the readme m8 its very simple if i can do it so can you :)

  30. alpha
    Member
    Posted 9 years ago #

    Wow. After almost entirely ditching Exhibit for incompatibility with 1.5, I found this fix which perfectly fixed the plugin as it was useless since the upgrade.

    Thank you, symantix!

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