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Powerhouse Museum Collection Image Grid

Plugin to allow embedding of object thumbnails and descriptions from the Powerhouse Museum collection of technology, design and social history.


  1. Download and extract the zip file, upload the phm-image-grid.X.X.zip to your wp-content/mu-plugins directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Sign up for an account here. Next create an API Key.
  4. Enter this key value in the 'API key' field of the Powerhouse Museum Image Grid admin page accessible from the left menu.


  1. In Appearance/Widgets, drag the widget to a sidebar.
  2. Change configuration and add filters.
  3. Save


Place the shortcode [phm-grid ] anywhere in any post or page. The basic parameters are 'cols', 'rows', 'thumb_width', 'thumb_height', and 'parameters'. You can use as many parameters you need. For further information please go to the Powerhouse Museum API documentation eg. [phm-grid cols=4 rows=4 v_space=1 h_space=1 thumb_width=120 thumb_height=120 random=true parameters="title:chair|description:New South Wales"]

Requires: 3.0.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.0.0
Last Updated: 6 years ago
Active Installs: Less than 10


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