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Flickr Header

Choose a Creative Commons photo from Flickr, crop it, and use it as your header. Attribution is added automatically!


To use the plugin, you must have a flickr API key. Sign up for one at: http://www.flickr.com/services/apps/create/apply

You must decide whether you will be using the plugin for commercial or non-commercial putposes, and choose the corresponding API key.

Once your template is updated and you have your API key:

1. Enter your API key

Option A) Regular WordPress Installation

From your site's Dashboard, go to "Appearance > Flickr Header", enter your API key and click "Update API key".

Option B) Multisite Installation

From the Network Dashboard, click "Settings > Flickr Header", enter your API key and hit "Update Key"

2. Select an image

  1. Go to "Appearance > Flickr Header" from your site's dashboard
  2. Type a term in the search box to search for an image
  3. Click on an image to select it and hit "Save Changes"
  4. Adjust the crop box to your hearts desire, and hit "Update Crop"
  5. Load your site, and behold the beauty... or else, submit a bug report ;)

Compatible up to: 3.4.2
Last Updated: 4 years ago
Active Installs: 20+


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