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    Flickr Extension

    Revision as of 18:59, 18 June 2006 by imported>mutante

    I have written this little Mediawiki Extension to include Flickr thumbnails, this gets the x most interesting (yes, Flickr really sorts like "sort"=>"interestingness-desc", by the users rating) for the tag you specify. You can use this to put some related pictures on Wiki pages that dont have pictures yet very quickly.

    What you type:

    <flickr>Leary</flickr>


    What you get:

    <flickr>Leary</flickr>

    What you type:

    <flickr limit=5>Fnord</flickr>


    What you get:

    <flickr limit=5>Fnord</flickr>

    The <flickr>-tag surrounds a keyword/Flickr Tag and optionally you can use limit to change the amount of thumbnails being shown, the maximum for tag-length is 255 chars and the maximum for limit is 10.

    This is possible due to using a) the Flickr API, phpFlickr and a nice article in the latest iX (german) magazine, issue July 2006, p. 62 called "Bildergeflimmer". We could call this a Flickr->Mediawiki Mashup (->same iX issue, p. 55). mutante 20:56, 18 June 2006 (CEST)

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