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Shotwell vs. digiKam

How to manage your photos? – That is probably the biggest question for anyone doing anything with a photo camera. As resolutions of cameras grow, the data we have to manage is ever growing. In my case I am talking about more than 50000 photos and videos measuring up to about 200Gb of disk space, constantly growing. There are several […]

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PiwigoPress release 2.31

I just pushed a new release of PiwigoPress (, WordPress plugin dir) to the WordPress servers. This release incorporates new features for the sidebar widget, and better interoperability with some Piwigo galleries. The new features are: Selection of images: Up to now images for the widget were selected at random. The current version allows selecting images either at random (the […]

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PiwigoPress release 2.30

I just pushed a new release of PiwigoPress (, WordPress plugin dir) to the WordPress servers. This release incorporates some new features, mostly contributed by Anton Lavrov (big thanks!) The new features are: Shortcode: multiple ids can be specified, including ranges (not supported in the shortcode generator) Display of image name/title: in addition to the description, also the name/title can […]

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PiwigoPress release 2.29

I just pushed a new release of PiwigoPress (, WordPress plugin dir) to the WordPress servers. This release incorporates lots of security related fixes by Rüdiger Schulz, bit thanks to him. PiwigoPress supported from the very beginning to load images from remote galleries. In the previous version I added support for loading the list of albums, too, from remote galleries. […]

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PiwigoPress release 2.28

I just pushed a new release of PiwigoPress (, WordPress plugin dir) to the WordPress servers. This release fixes a long open bug. Some time ago I added the feature to download images from specific galleries, but this feature only worked out when the Piwigo installation was on the same server. Technical detail: I used JavaScript directly, and the call […]

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PiwigoPress release 2.27

I just pushed a new release of PiwigoPress (, WordPress plugin dir) to the WordPress servers. This release adds one feature requested on the support forums. The new feature allow to put html code just before and after the images included in the widget. This allows to add some specific formatting code to make the image rotate or align horizontally. […]

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PiwigoPress release 2.26

I just pushed a new release of PiwigoPress (, WordPress plugin dir) to the WordPress servers. This release adds two features requested on the support forums, and tweaks some details. The new features and fixes are: A new parameter for widget and shortcode: opntype: ‘_blank’ (open in new window/tab) or ‘_self’ (open in same windows/tab) (Issue 10) set alt parameter […]

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PiwigoPress release 2.25

I just pushed a new release of PiwigoPress to the WordPress servers. This is only a minor release with very few fixes In particular, I fixed some misbehavior of the “load categories” button, and confirmed compatibility with WordPress 4.1. That’s all, enjoy, and leave your wishlist items and complains at the issue tracker on the github project piwigopress.

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PiwigoPress release 2.24

PiwigoPress is a WordPress plugin that allows inclusion of photos from any (open) Piwigo photo gallery. I am happy to announce that the former maintainer vpiwigo agreed handing over maintenance to me, and allowed me to make a new release that fixes incompatibilities with WordPress 3.9 (and above) and Piwigo 2.7. Big thanks to vpiwigo for his incredible work on […]

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PiwigoPress for WordPress 2.9 and above

I have finally found the time to fix some annoying bugs when using PiwigoPress on WordPress 3.9 (and above). In addition, I have added some features I wanted to have. Fixes fix for Piwigo 2.6 version (from the forum) fix for tinyMCE v4 integration (javascript code updated) “generate and insert” was broken and only inserted the first image Improvements The […]

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Javascript access to Piwigo web API

On the front page of my weg page I usually display the latest three blog entries. But recently I thought I also want to show the latest three galleries. So I went ahead and asked on the Piwigo forum how to access the Piwigo web API programmatically in javascript, and I was pointed to some code in piwigo itself. Based […]

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Piwigo support for Shotwell

Finally done, uploading event comments from Shotwell to Piwigo. My favorite photo editor and management program is Shotwell, written for the GNOME desktop but usable under any desktop environment. For my web gallery I use Piwigo, a very powerful but still easy to handle web photo album.

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