Responsive Flickr Slideshow

Description

Embeds a responsive slideshow of Flickr images from any album or photoset

Shortcodes are of the format: [fshow url=https://flic.kr/s/aHsiP3Xyxx] or [fshow photosetid=72157627847553181]

The default parameters for api key, username, user_id and photosetid can have values set using the plugin options page that will then be used by default whenever they are omitted from the shortcode.

Screenshots

  • Default responsive slideshow frame
  • Settings page

FAQ

How do I use the plugin?

You must first obtain an API key from Flickr.

How do I embed a slideshow?

Shortcodes are of the format: [fshow photosetid=72157627847553181] or [fshow url=https://flic.kr/s/aHsiP3Xyxx]

Where do I find these variables?

As part of any gallery URL, you should see your photosetid at the end. It is a number.

Are you affiliated with Flickr or Yahoo! in any way?

This plugin is not affiliated with or endorsed by Flickr or its parent company, Yahoo! Inc. in any way. Flickr is a registered trademark of Yahoo!, Inc. By using this plugin you agree the terms of service set out by Flickr.

Do you offer any warranty?

The author provides no warranty as to the suitability to any purpose of this software. You agree to use it entirely at your own risk.

Reviews

Good

lectest1

This is a good, easy to implement slider for flickr sets. It would be GREAT if it had the option to display photo title and, perhaps, description.

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Changelog

2.4

  • Improved error handling for Flickr API, including longer default timeouts
  • Protection against “cache poisoning” in case Flickr API is having a bad day

2.3.4

  • Tested with WordPress 4.4x
  • Supports using shortcode attributes of the form [fshow url=https://flic.kr/s/aHsiP3Xyxx] (updated documentation)

2.3.3

  • Make gallery links no longer use shortcode URLs by default
  • Use given shortcode URLs where requested, due to occasional base-58 encoding problems in PHP

2.3.2

  • Specify in admin settings that width is default maximum width (container is responsive)

2.3.1

  • Added loading spinner for lazy loading of images

2.3

  • Supports using Flickr short urls in of the form [fshow=https://flic.kr/s/aHsiP3Xyxx]
  • Implements transient caching of remote Flickr API calls (default 1 hour, configurable)
  • Resolves issue with different-sized slideshow images overlapping
  • Users Flickr Short URLs for gallery link

2.2.1

  • Increased link text size

2.2

  • Added fullscreen mode for mobile devices

2.1.4

  • Added .fshow-wrapper class to outer div to facilitate styling

2.1.3

  • Show/hide navigation elements when mouse enters/leaves frame

2.1.2

  • Added “Performance mode” by default, which does not include css/js from wordpress in the slideshow frame

2.1.1

  • Improvements to full-screen mode and transitions

2.1

  • Implements lazy-loading of images for very large slideshows

2.0.2

  • Bug fix for full-screen mode from within iframe

2.0.1

  • Fixed label for API Key link in admin

2.0

  • Complete re-write due to flickr removing mobile slideshow; slideshow now based on Foundation Orbit slider (requires flickr API key)

1.0

  • Verified compatability with WordPress 4.2

0.1

  • Initial release

Contributors & Developers

This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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