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Last.fm Recent Album Artwork

Description

Displays the album cover artwork for recently listened to songs via Last.fm.

You are required to have a Last.fm account, and you’ll to be running the iScrobbler application to automatically notify Last.fm of your songs.

Installation

  1. Install the iScrobbler. Once this is installed, check the recent tracks feed (changing remysharp to your own username) to ensure your submissions are work.
  2. Upload lastfm_albums_artwork.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Place <?php get_lastFM_album_artwork(); ?> in your sidebar template where you want the artwork to appear.

FAQ

What dependancies are there?
  1. A Last.fm account.
  2. iScrobbler to tell Last.fm what tracks you are listening to.
Can I change the way the artwork is laid out?

Yes. From WordPress admin, Options, Last.fm Recent Albums: change the layout using the ‘HTML format’ option. Valid variables include:

  • $album
  • $artist
  • $artwork – the image tab with the artwork
  • $track – the track name
  • $url – the Last.fm url to the track (or album).
Where can I get further help?

If you contact me on my personal plugin page I’ll get in touch to help resolve any problems you’re having.

Contributors & Developers

“Last.fm Recent Album Artwork” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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