If you're ready to move your own Flickr photo collection to WordPress and feel comfortable on the command line, you can go straight to the Flickr to WordPress tool I built and get started. Here's some backstory:
I used to love Flickr as a place to store photos, and as a community for sharing and dis...
Though he could have gone a few additional miles here to create a full-on plugin, there’s a tremendous amount of awesome work here to help people download all of their Flickr content and put it into their own WordPress website to have and own it all on their own domain.
I hope that people will use his excellent instructions to test things out. Finding the small handful of potential bugs and troubleshooting them could help push this down the path to making it a more robust solution that could become a plugin.
And as a bonus for those who do use it, you might also consider taking a look at some of the IndieWeb related technology like Webmention and Brid.gy which can help you not only continue syndicating your photos into Flickr to interact there, but also get the comments on your content on Flickr to come back to your website as well. Then you can have the best of both worlds!
Downloading and backing up my Flickr account to make sure that I don’t lose any content when Flickr begins limiting non-pro accounts to less than 1,000 photos tomorrow. Fortunately I’m way under the limit and many of my photos are already on my own website, so I don’t need to worry too much.
We are very proud of the The Flickr Commons photos uploaded by galleries, libraries, archives, museums, and governmental institutions. These photos won’t be deleted as a result of any of our announ…
Great to see them explicitly address the questions they’ve been getting about archival value of photos as well as the commons and Creative Commons licensed photos on their service.
It’s funny to find hashtags on Instagram that are rarely used. When commenting on a photo, I’ll often combine two words together into a hashtag. And then I click on the hashtag to see if there any other photos. Apparently is the first Instagram photo with the hashtag: #comiccompilations in the comments No photo has ever …
Matt makes an interesting point about the ability to use and search some social silos.
I recently started to own all my photos being posted to Flickr using POSSE. I just owned my first “like” coming back via Brid.gy! Thanks Brid.gy and IndieWeb!