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Bug Of The Day


Bug Of The Day is a sidebar widget which that displays the latest photo in Jenn Forman Orth’s Bug Of The Day series. Most photos are from her back yard in Massachusetts, the creepiest back yard in America.


This plugin uses phpFlickr
which is a class written by Dan Coulter
in PHP to act as a wrapper for the Flickr API.


  1. Install the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress. If
    installing from a zip file, place the bugoftheday folder in your
    wp-content/plugins/ folder.
  2. Activate the plugin on your Manage Plugins page.
  3. In the Appearance section, choose Widgets and drag Bug Of The
    Day to your sidebar. The default image size is 240×180 pixels. If
    your sidebar isn’t that wide, then choose 100×75.

So far the plugin has only been tested with WordPress 2.9.2.


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Contributors & Developers

“Bug Of The Day” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Initial release


  • Updated phpFlickr and fixed a data visibility problem with the cache. The plugin will now work on sites that aren’t installed at the domain’s root.