Chime, a Google Chrome extension lets you aggregate all your social profile and email notifications. It works for Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and other popular social networking sites. As soon a new notification comes, its icon (in your Google Chrome toolbar) gets highlighted.
Flickr Album Gallery is the new WordPress plugin which enables you to display your individual Flickr albums as beautiful photo galleries in WordPress.
In our last tutorial, we discussed about a plugin that lets you show off image galleries from Pinterest profile or from a Pin-board. Now here we have selected 5 plugins that lets you do same thing but can grab images from other popular image sharing community websites like Flickr, Google Plus & Picasa, Tumblr, Instagram and we have also included Pinterest too in this tutorial. So what you can do with following plugins is embed a stylish in-post photo gallery from popular image sharing networks, you can do this via shortcode generator or use a sidebar widget.
Now you can easily display your Flickr account photos using a WordPress widget simply by adding your user ID. No authorization is required. Meks Simple Flickr Widget lets you do this in a very easy way. The plugin provides you a widget that can display your Flickr photos right by using your ID. You can set the thumbanil width and height in pixels.
oEmbed is now a popular feature among bloggers. It allows you to embed any media file like videos and images simply by pasting their URLs inside post content.
WordPress Popular Widgets: Weather, Facebook, Twitter, Visitors Map, YouTube, Picasa, Games is a free WordPress plugin that provides you a collection some popular WordPress widgets used by 200000+ blogs. Simply install and activate the plugin then visit your admin area Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets page and drag its widgets from to sidebar and make your blog more interactive, fun and engaging (View Screenshots).
WP Social Networks Widget is new WordPress plugin that lets you display your social media profile links as a sidebar widget. The plugin is easy to use and provides you icon & label for your social profile links.
ThemeLoom Widgets is a new WordPress widget pack by Themeloom.Com which you can download from WordPress Plugins Repository. Currently it provides you five widgets for displaying Posts, Pages, WordPress Media Posts, Twitter Tweets and Flicker Feed. Its features of displaying posts and pages using various customizable options makes it different and better from other plugins in its category.
Here are three best and very popular WordPress widget plugins that allows you to display links to your social media profiles.
This is possible to combine all your social media RSS feeds like Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube and other custom RSS feeds and display them using in one stream in your WordPress site.
Cloudinary.Com has launched a free WordPress plugin that lets you host your WordPress images on cloud using a fast CDN all free of cost. The service automatically uploads, normalize, optimize and back up all your WordPress site images to its cloud and makes you free from messing around with image editors; Cloudinary can manipulate and transform your images online on-the-fly and you can manage everything directly from your WordPress admin area dashboard; resulting images are cached, optimized and delivered using a fast content delivery network (CDN).
Background Manager is a popular WordPress plugin that allows you to display random image as your WordPress websitebackground at each visit or as a timed slideshow without editing any theme file. The plugin lets you create a number of set of images from where an image is grabbed and displayed as your website‘s background. You can use your media library images, upload them from your computer or import them from third party sources. A live demonstration of Background Manager plugin is available at Background Manager Demo Site.
Using PictoBrowser one can easily embed Flickr and Picasa photostreams in anywebsite. All you need is follow few simple steps given here.
By importing external images I mean making and keeping local copies of all the linked images in posts and pages, adding them as WordPress gallery attachments of your WordPress site.
Find and insert perfect Creative Commons licensed images in your WordPress blog. Here are three WordPress Plugins good in inserting creative common images.
Use PictoBrowser for embedding your Flickr – Picasa Photos in your website.
What is a PictoBrowser?
PictoBrowser a free web application that displays Flickr and Picasa images on websites and blogs.
How to get a PictoBrowser?
- Visit here
- If this link doesn’t work then visit http://pictobrowser.com/
- Click PictoBuilder at the top left corner of the page.
- Enter your Flickr/Picasa username.
- Choose images.
- Set Tag or Groups.
- It outputs some HTML code
- Copy that HTML code and paste it in your website or blog.
- If you use WordPress then you may paste it inside your posts and pages.