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Testing a new Picasa and Flicker plugin for WordPress – Photonic

By Pieter Hartsook / September 19, 2011 / 0 Comments
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I just pasted the URL of a Picasa album below ( Using the raw URL doesn’t does work, but making it a link will take you to the album at Picasa Using the Photonic “shortcode” will also make it work. The general shortcode format is: [bracket]gallery type=’picasa’ user_id=’abc’ album=’ablum_name'[closebracket] So I’m going to use [bracket]gallery type=’picasa’ user_id=’107310476656218787840′ album=’PieterSUkulele'[closebracket] And here’s what you get, a nice gallery, with lightbox/slideshow effects.

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Prize winning slide show on Social Media for Business 1

Prize winning slide show on Social Media for Business

By Pieter Hartsook / December 10, 2010 / 0 Comments
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This presenta–tion just won 3rd prize on the “Worlds Best Presentation Contest 2010” at SlideShare. It’s worth the look.

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Scribd wordpress option

Don't use this Scribd plugin for iPaper docs — use Embedly instead

By Pieter Hartsook / November 18, 2010 / 0 Comments
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I wanted to display a slide show that was hosted on (see Mary Meeker’s slides on theBrilliant analysis of current internet marketing trends post). There is a lot of good content on Scribd that you may want to share with your audience, and it should be one of your choices in addition to SlideShare and Google Docs for storing your content in the cloud. I noticed one of the options for embedding the Scribd slide […]

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Adding photos to your WordPress blog 2

Adding photos to your WordPress blog

By Pieter Hartsook / November 11, 2010 / 1 Comment
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  So you want to spice up your posts with Flickr, Picasa, or iPhoto, images from your computer? You can just insert one or two using the Upload/Insert button on the post editor. But what if you want to have a dozen photos, or have your readers see them as a slide show? Here are several ways to do it: Embedly PicasaExpress 2 + Lightbox Plus Cincopa Flickr + Highslide – didn’t work for me. […]

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Lightbox Plus plugin demo 4

Lightbox Plus plugin demo

By Pieter Hartsook / November 4, 2010 / 0 Comments
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July 2017 update: The Lightbox Plus plugin is no longer available. I’ve replaced that on this site with Responsive Lightbox by dFactory. This plugin has lots of options for lightbox libraries and display. I’m currently using the prettyPhoto library setting, This is a demonstration of the Lightbox Plus plugin. Click an image below to see a larger size or a slideshow of all the images. I found Lightbox Plus is the easiest of the image display plugins […]

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