Using the free WordPress account can be a pain at times but pleasure most of the time of. Pain because you don’t get to add plug-in and the only option you get other than your post, images & media files are widgets. Blogs for bytes on the spectrum WP theme chooses to publish multiple posts instead of a static post/page on the homepage. This means that after a few scrolls the right hand column of the blog goes awkwardly off & portrays a blank view.
Tried embeds from other blogs 4 bytes managed platforms but limitation on the widget option limited any advent. Then blogs four bytes applied Flickr RSS and that was a task.
Google always and landed on https://www.flickr.com/help/forum/en-us/72157633923095086/ // enter Mike Kennewick – https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikekennewick/ // the author of this re-blog post to give the genuine push over.
And the flip side this is how things are. Got the solution after a few hits & trials! Mike Kennewick #blogs4bytes thanks you!
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The new Flickr interface is sweet and I can’t really complain about 1TB of free storage. I wanted to add my photostream to my WordPress blog at mikekennewick.wordpress.com by enabling the Flickr Widget which requires your Flickr RSS feed URL. Check.
I Couldn’t Find RSS in New Flickr Interface
If you are having trouble figuring out how to get the RSS feed for Flickr you are not alone. I spent 10 minutes hunting around for a little orange RSS icon that is nowhere in the new interface. Even after Googling I couldn’t easily find it. Eventually dug into the page source. I right clicked on the page at http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikekennewick/ and clicked view source. Then searched for RSS. Interestingly in the header there is a link to the photostream RSS feed:
<link rel=”alternate” type=”application/rss+xml” title=”Flickr: Your Photostream RSS feed” href=”/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=94802687@N06&lang=Array[intl_lang]&format=rss_200“>
I pasted it into the…
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