Trove

Description

This plugin uses the Trove API to embed OCR’d text from digitised newspapers in Trove in your blog.

Screenshots

  • Example of adding a shortcode to your blog post or page.

Installation

  1. Download and extract the trove.zip file.
  2. Upload the trove directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Shortcode

Place the shortcode [trove newspaper=ID] in your blog post or page where you would like the text from the newspaper to appear. The ID can be found from the URL of the article eg: to reproduce content from the article http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/25225607 you would use the following shortcode [trove newspaper=25225607].

FAQ

What is Trove?

Trove is a search service from the National Library of Australia that searches collections from libraries, museums and galleries in Australia. One of it’s highlights is digitised newspaper collections. The text has been OCR’d and is fully searchable. The public can correct any errors in the OCR’d text.

How do i find the ID of the article I wish to use?

You can find the ID from the URL. To reproduce the content from the article at http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/25225607 you would use the following shortcode [trove newspaper=25225607]

What if the text is incorrect

You can correct the text at Trove and the corrected text will appear on your site.

I don’t like the look

The plugin includes a generic stylesheet. You can add your own CSS selectors to your theme to override the default styles.

Contributors & Developers

“Trove” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.0.0

  • Initial release.