20141202-featured

Why flickr won’t be selling my photos

20141218–A welcome update/retraction from flickr  If you are a flickr member you may have seen at least one of these high profile commentaries about flickr’s recent shenanigans: Jeffrey Zeldman: WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE? FLICKR IS ABOUT TO SELL OFF YOUR CREATIVE COMMONS PHOTOS  Thomas Hawk: The Controversy Around flickr Selling Creative Commons Licensed Photos Cnet: Some photographers bristle over Flickr’s selling of photos PetaPixel: Flickr Taking Heat from CC…

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Flickr ending Share to WordPress option March 25th

For the full story: [Official Thread] Welcome back HTML Embeds! Goodbye to some sharing options. The salient part is: Secondly, we are announcing that we are deprecating the support for our built-in sharing options for WordPress [Ed: spelled in the original with a small “p”], Blogger and LiveJournal on 3/25. Deprecating features is never an easy decision, but we have seen that all of these services combined are now adding up…

It's Broken

Flickr Woes

It’s broken electricia1 posted in the Community support forums that flickr has changed the way images can be embedded. At the moment this is done with an iframe, which of course is a “no-go” for WordPress.com users. However, there are other ways you can embed your flickr photos in your WordPress.com site, the easiest is still just copying the URL of the photo’s page from your browser’s address bar and pasting that on…