February 1st, 2011

WordPress Plugin: Piclyf

by Andrew dela Serna

Piclyf

Hey, how about a cool new plugin to kick off the month of February?

I’ve been working closely with the Piclyf team to come up with a fast and simple plugin that allows their users to display their picture streams on their WordPress-powered blogs. Many have been clamoring for it… so here it is! It’s so easy to use. All you need to do is enter your username, activate the widget and kaboom! Your sidebar had just become 10x more awesome.

Let’s get serious…

The Piclyf plugin allows you to display your picture stream from Piclyf.com via a sidebar or footer widget. Options for username and number of thumbnails are customizable in the admin panel.

Installation

1. Download the plugin from http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/piclyf.zip
2. Unzip the archive ‘piclyf.zip’ to a local folder on your computer.
3. Upload the folder ‘piclyf’ and its contents to your blog’s plugin folder (root/wp-content/plugins) using FTP.
4. Login to your WordPress admin panel and browse to the Plugins section.
5. Activate the Piclyf plugin.

Setup

Click on Piclyf Widget in the admin panel to setup the plugin. Enter your Piclyf username and the number of thumbnails that you wish to display.

Activating the Plugin

If your theme supports widgets, click on Widgets under Appearance. Drag the Piclyf widget to your sidebar or preferred location in your blog. That’s it!

License

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation.

Demo

See my sidebar.

For comments, suggestions and well wishes, leave a comment below. :P

Posted in Wordpress Plugins


  1. 15 Comments

  2. Ria Jose said...

    Implemented!

    Feb 1, 2011

  3. Miah said...

    uy mas nicer siya, palitan ko nga yung sakin hehehehe…

    Feb 1, 2011

  4. Andrew said...

    Thanks @Ria and @Miah :)

    Feb 2, 2011

  5. kotsengkuba said...

    YAY! Thanks for the plugin. I modified the css file to fit my sidebar ;-)

    Feb 2, 2011

  6. Tristan said...

    Hello Andrew,

    Can you make one for blogger please?

    It will be much appreciated.

    Thanks!

    -Triz

    PS. I’ll be following you in PicLyf.

    Feb 5, 2011

  7. jehzlau said...

    koya.. hindi pwede e manually add? ayaw ko kasi gumamit ng widgets. Old school kasi me. hehe. :D

    Mar 6, 2011

  8. Andrew said...

    @Jehz: There no way to manually add. Ayaw mo o hindi lang widgets compatible theme mo? hehe

    Mar 6, 2011

  9. Tristan said...

    Hello Andrew,

    Saan banda makikita yung insert username? Pasensya na, I’m still new to wordpress.

    TIA.

    May 6, 2011

  10. Andrew said...

    @Tristan you can see it under Settings > Piclyf Widget. Good luck!

    May 7, 2011

  11. Tristan said...

    Got it! Btw, can I make it into 3 columns of photos?

    May 13, 2011

  12. jehzlau said...

    Ay akala ko meron ding “If your theme does not support widgets” hehehe. :D

    @koya – hindi widgets compatible. I’m using an old wordpress with a very very very very old theme. Makaluma me eh. I’ll find a work around to add it nalang manually. O_O Hindi parin ako nag u update til now. :D

    Jun 4, 2011

  13. jehzlau said...

    ayun koya nag work na! inadd ko lng yung function manually sa sidebar.php ko.. wahehehhe. :D weeeeeeeeeeee! :D

    Jun 4, 2011

  14. Nice Urdaneta said...

    Sir Andrew… pagawa naman din for blogger oh… please, please… thank you very much… hehehe :D

    Sep 12, 2011


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