[wp-hackers] flickr Short Code Questions

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Wed Jun 25 13:35:14 GMT 2008

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 8:31 PM, Jorge Peña <jorgepblank at gmail.com> wrote:
> Alexander: Thanks but I was referring to something like
> [flickr]37603554 at N00/2116110595/[/flickr]
> but I guess it's not possible.

It is, actually, you just have to use the Flickr API to get the URL of
the picture.

Here's the basic code you'd write.

function flickr_func($atts, $content = null) {
	// $content contains the ID number
	// do the flickr API stuff here to get the photo URL.. you might want
to cache this value somewhere
	return "<img src='PHOTO_URL' />";
add_shortcode('flickr', 'flickr_func');

The "flickr API stuff" would be what you find here:

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