Add Image by URL - Add image to gallery? (5 posts)

  1. lhd
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Rather than downloading an image to my computer, then uploading it, is there any plugin that will allow me to add an image by URL without hotlinking to it?

    Seems like it would be a simple plugin. The idea is that when you enter the URL, the image is auto downloaded directly into the wordpress gallery.

    I've searched up and down, but can't find a plugin that will do this.

    Thanks in advance!

  2. schwooba
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I too am looking for something like this. Anyone have any ideas???

  3. bekar09
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hot Linked Image Cacher - this plugin is similar to what we all want.

    but it needs much tweaking. please try your hands and update here.

  4. saurabhdidwania
    Posted 5 years ago #

    there is another plugin called "add linked images to gallery"
    I am using it in my blog http://www.crazybulb.com
    Though it has a issue, i am trying to find a solution for it. if it works, it will be great.
    I am getting following error, if someone can help me..

    Warning: curl_setopt() [function.curl-setopt]: Unable to access /tmp/binget-cookie.txt in d:\Domains\princeblog.net\wwwroot\wp-content\plugins\add-linked-images-to-gallery-v01\attach-linked-images.php on line 162

    Warning: curl_setopt() [function.curl-setopt]: CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION cannot be activated when in safe_mode or an open_basedir is set in d:\Domains\princeblog.net\wwwroot\wp-content\plugins\add-linked-images-to-gallery-v01\attach-linked-images.php on line 163

    Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at d:\Domains\princeblog.net\wwwroot\wp-content\plugins\add-linked-images-to-gallery-v01\attach-linked-images.php:162) in d:\Domains\princeblog.net\wwwroot\wp-includes\pluggable.php on line 861

  5. Randy Hunt
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Yes, use Add Linked Images To Gallery.

    I am the author of that plugin, and it does exactly what you're asking about.

    Also, the issue saurabhdidwania mentioned was related to WordPress installations running on PHP in SafeMode, and it's been fixed.

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