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From any open API Piwigo gallery, swiftly include your photos in Posts/Pages and/or add randomized thumbnails and menus in your sidebar.

How to install manually PiwigoPress and get it working ? (automatic installation is working perfectly).

  1. Upload PiwigoPress complete folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Access to Widgets, draw PiwigoPress to the sidebar you want or create/update a post/page and click on the PP icon above the editor area.
  4. Don't forget that any gallery URL is the folder address (ending with a slash ("/") where is ws.php is available.
  5. The selected gallery Webservices have to be opened, and some public pictures have to be available (and unlocked).

Explanation of Plugin Widget data fields.

  • Title: To use in the sidebar
  • Local directory (if local): Piwigo installation directory (on the same website)
  • (or) External gallery URL: URL to the gallery (if not local)
  • Square, Thumbnail, XXS - tiny,... : see you Piwigo configuration [Photo sizes] admin page
  • Orientation criteria : Any, portrait, landscape
  • Link type: Where to open photos on clicks
  • Sort order: select photos according to these criteria - by default descending (most recent for dates)
  • Ascending order: if one want ascending order
  • Number of pictures (0=none): Number of thumbnails to get

Optional parameters

  • Album id (0=all): Pictures from a specific Piwigo album or from all
  • Since X months (0=all): Age of posted picture
  • Pre and post-code: raw html code that is added just before the images
  • CSS DIV class: For your blog design
  • CSS IMG class: For your blog design
  • Album menu: Includes all links related to Piwigo albums

All below selectable option are special Piwigo links to include:

  • Most visited
  • Best rated
  • Most commented (need a plugin in the client gallery)
  • Random
  • Recent pics
  • Calendar
  • Keywords
  • Comments

Explanation of Plugin Shortcode attributes.

  • id: (required) Photo Numeric identifier. It's also possible to specify several ids for one shortcode, e.g.: id='2,5-7,4'
  • url: (mandadory for first usage in a post or to change to another) domaine or domaine/piwigo-folder
  • size: (default size='la') 2 letters as sq(Square), (th)Thumbnail, (2s)XXS - tiny, (xs)XS - extra small, (sm)S - small, (me)M - medium, (la)L - large, (xl)XL - extra large,(xx)XXL - huge : see you Piwigo configuration [Photo sizes] admin page
  • class : (optional) additional CSS class selectors at DIV tag level (e.g. class="img-drop-cap img-shadow left")
  • style: (optional) any additional CSS rules at DIV tag level (e.g. style="background-color: rgba(16, 64, 192, 0.05);")
  • name: (0,1,auto) (0 by default) add the photo name in a blockquote from name field: 0 disables, 1 enables, 'auto' tries to show only names that do not look like auto-generated names (group of character followed by group of digits with optional picture extension coinciding with file name)
  • desc: (0,1) (0 by default) add the photo description in a blockquote from description field in the Edit photo [Properties] admin page if there is a filled description there
  • lnktype: (string, default lnktype='picture') 'none' : no link, 'picture' : link to picture.php, 'album' : link to index.php/category, 'albumpicture' : link to picture.php within the album
  • opntype: (string, default opntype='_blank') '_blank': open link in new window or tab, '_self': open link in same window/tab

"style" is not used by the Shortcode generator

Requires: 2.8.4 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.9
Last Updated: 2 years ago
Active Installs: 800+


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