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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Adding Flickr Feeds shortcode is a great way to display flickr gallery to your website visitors and keep them up to date.
There are 3 main steps to display a flickr feed on your website. These steps include obtaining your
API key and ID, adding the shortcode and adding access details to the shortcode. In this article Obtaining Flickr API Key
To obtain your API key:
Apply for Non-Commercial or Commercial API key.
Briefly explain what is your API key for and click on Submit.
Keep a note of key ( API key) and secret ( API secret). Obtaining Flickr ID
To obtain your flickr ID:
Go to idGettr page. You need to have a Flickr account.
Copy the URL of your Flickr photo stream and paste it into idGettr page.
Click on find button then take a note of the id. Displaying Flickr Feeds
To add Flickr Feeds:
Add a new page or edit an existing page.
From Visual Composer screen, click + button.
In Add Element pop-up screen, search for Flickr Feeds and click on it to be added to the page.
When the shortcode is added, a new pop-up screen called Flickr Feeds Settings opens. In Flickr API Key setting, add the API key you got from Flickr website, and in Flickr ID setting, add the ID you got from idGettr page.
Click Save changes and publish or update the page to see the result. Configuring Layout
There are some settings in
Flickr Feeds Settings pop-up to configure the layout.
Setting Description Number of photos Sets the number of photos to display. How many photos in one row Sets the number of photos to display in one row.
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