The new version of the Flickr WordPress plugin, Slickr Flickr Version 1.22, was released on Saturday, February 19th 2011. There are eight new features, five in the standard edition and three in the Slickr Flickr Pro edition
- Search tagged photos by date taken or date uploaded
- Search photos by licence
- Search group pool photos by tag
- Integration with new galleria 1.2 version with carousel
- Photoset photo search extended from 20 to 50 photos
- Unlimited photo search for photosets (Pro edition)
- Fetch photos for post publication date (Pro edition)
- Absolute Slideshow sizing (Pro edition)
New Feature – Photo Search By Date
This feature allows you to search photos by date taken or date uploaded. You can specify a single date or fetch photos between two dates. See tutorial on How To Search Flickr Photos By Date
The syntax is
date_type="taken|upload" date="yyyy-mm-dd" before="yyyy-mm-dd" after="yyyy-mm-dd"
New Feature -Search By License
You can now search for photos by one or more of the seven Flickr Commons Licenses. Check out the tutorial at How To Search Flickr Photos By License .
New Feature – Search Group Photos By Tag
When searching group pool photos you can now specify a single tag. This feature is explained further in the tutorial on how to search for group photos by tag
search="groups" tag="your tag"
New Feature: Integration With Galleria 1.2
Slickr Flickr 1.22 has an option to use the new Galleria 1.2 which has a number of enhancements such as a carousel and skins. Here is a video tutorial on the new galleria carousel. To use this feature you need to select Galleria 1.2 in Slickr Flickr Admin Settings. You cannot run both Galleria 1.0 and Galleria 1.2 alongside each other – the choice of version is site wide.
The code is the same as before:
Code Quality Improvements
Slickr Flickr now produces error free code that is validated by the W3C Markup Validation Service according the XHTML 1.0 Strict Document Type.
Enhanced Feature: Fetch up to 50 Fifty Photos From Photosets
Slickr Flickr API handling has been enhanced to be able to fetch up to 50 photos from a photoset instead of 20 photos. This is because a different Flickr API call is being used: flickr.photosets.getPhotos.html
search="sets" set="7878787878" items="30"
New Feature: Fetch Unlimited Photos From Photosets(Pro Edition)
The Pro Edition allows you to fetch all the photos in a Flickr Photoset by making multiple calls in the background until you have all your photos.
New Feature: Fetch Photos For Post Publication Date(Pro Edition)
With this feature Slickr Fkickr fetch Flickr photos based on the post publish date. This is useful for a photo diary where you want display the same day’s pictures with the blog post
Amended Feature: Improved Support for Custom Slideshows(Pro Edition)
The Slickr Flickr Pro Edition makes it easier to resize your slideshows to whatever size you like using the height and width parameters. Don’t use both parameters unless you photos and in those proportions otherwise your images will be distorted.