This tutorial is for Slickr Flickr Pro Edition users who can customize the highlight color for the gallery using the “thumbnail_border” parameter of the slickr-flickr command. Non Pro users can achieve the same effect by modifying the CSS. Terminology Note: the highlight color lights up the border of each thumbnail as you move you mouse […]
Flickr Galleries - examples and instructions
This section contains examples of Slickr Flickr galleries, some of which I have constructed for demonstration purposes, others from users who had questions or issues running Slickr Flickr. Nearly always the gallery run well here and the users has a problem with either a conflicting plugin or with their Theme's stylesheet CSS overridden Slickr Flickr CSS. A small change to the theme CSS is usually sufficent to resolve the problem
Here is a gallery of Library of Congress Photos that are tagged with baseball [code]slickr-flickr id="8623220@N02" type="gallery" tag="baseball" items="14"[/code]
This example demonstrates that it is important to ensure that you set the orientation if you have a gallery of portrait thumbnails and you have chosen not to use the default thumbnail size which is 75px ‘square’ Normal Square Thumbnails This renders well. [code]slickr-flickr type="gallery" photos_per_row="6" tag="Roma Portrait"[/code] Large Thumbnails Landscape With larger scaled thumbnails […]
Slickr Flickr comes pre-installed with 3 different choices of LightBox as well as the ability to integrate with a number of third party LightBoxes. Some of the third party LightBoxes do not support all Slickr Flickr’s features; namely photo descriptions (descriptions=”on”) and links to Flickr in the photo title (flickr_link=”on”). I will endeavour to support […]
The Slickr Flickr Gallery inherits its alignment from its container (the HTML element that contains the “div” with class slickr-flickr-gallery). If the page is left aligned then so is the gallery; if the page is centered then so is the gallery, if the page is right aligned then so is the gallery. In this example […]
This page shows a clients gallery demonstrating various Slickr Flickr formatting options Simple Gallery [code]slickr-flickr id="54295903@N07" type="gallery" tag="black"[/code] Centered Gallery With 3 Photos Per Row [code]slickr-flickr id="54295903@N07" type="gallery" photos_per_row="3" align="center" tag="black"[/code] Gallery with Large Thumbnails and Captions Sorted By Title [code]slickr-flickr id="54295903@N07" type="gallery" align="center" thumbnail_size="small" thumbnail_scale="80" thumbnail_captions="on" tag="black" sort="title"[/code]
Gallery Of Group Photos For Marta This gallery was concerned with displaying a Flickr group’s photos with the inclusion of a link back to the original photo on Flickr, however the flickr link was not appearing even though she had set flickr_link=”on”. On investigation, it was apparent Slickr Flickr was ignoring the flickr_link setting. It […]
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The default CSS settings in Slickr Flickr galleries work fine on a normally sized site with a white background. But did you know you do have the ability to alter fonts, sizes, styles, margin and paddings by amending the stylesheet elements? The default style is defined in a CSS file, slickr-flickr.css, and is located in […]
The simple gallery using the defaults is suitable for inclusion in the content area of a post or page. It displays thumbnails and when the visitor clicks on a thumbnail the photo is displayed at ‘medium’ size which is around 520px by 390 px in an overlaid popup window known as a lightbox. The gallery […]