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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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Localizing a WordPress Blog

There are many translation plugins available for WordPress, and most of them deal with translations of articles. This might be of interest for others, but not for me. If you have a blog with visitors from various language background, because you are living abroad, or writing in several languages, you might feel tempted to provide visitors with a localized “environment”, […]

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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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Slick Google Map 0.2 released

I just have pushed a new version of the Slick Google Map plugin for WordPress to the servers. There are not many changes, but one that has been requested already in the ancestor, the Comprehensive Google Map Plugin, namely editing of saved shortcodes. And although the layout of the edit button is not so nice (help wanted), it does its […]

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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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Slick Google Map Plugin for WordPress

I have renamed my Google Map plugin from ‘Simple Google Map Plugin’ to ‘Slick Google Map’ and uploaded it to the WordPress.org plugin site. It is now under review, but hopefully will soon be available via the normal wordpress.org plugin site. For long time I have used the Comprehensive Google Map Plugin by Alexander Zagniotov. Unfortunately, it has been abandoned […]

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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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Home Made WordPress OpenGraph hacking

Nowadays, with the HalfLife of Facebook and Google+ taking over our reality, the need for Open Graph tags in our blog posts are getting a necessity. Several WordPress plugins try to help the user in automatically populating several of these tags inferred from the content of the blog posted. I tried several of them, mostly SEO by Yoast and wpSSO, […]

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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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