“Flickomatic Automatic Post Generator for WordPress” Help by CodeRevolution

Flickomatic Automatic Post Generator for WordPress Help

Created: 29/01/2017
By: CodeRevolution
Email: [email protected]

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Table of Contents

  1. About the plugin
  2. Wordpress installation
  3. Plugin Settings
  4. Summary
  5. Sources and Credits

About this plugin - top

This plugin will allow you to build from scratch an autoblogging system, based on Flickr feeds you define (pages or public groups). This plugin provides one solution to the ongoing search for new blog content. It not only provides a steady stream of rich, searchable content, it also helps to keep your website up to date with the latest news. You can build rules that will generate posts that are near to unique in website crawlers's eyes. They require none to very little customization.
The goal is to achieve the following:
Flickomatic Automatic Post Generator will import items from any content from public Flickr content, you define to your blog. Resulting blog posts are fully customizable and rich in content. List of customizable stuff for each post:

Other plugin features:

This plugin requires a Flickr API Key ans Secret. How do I get them?

Here we get the answer of this qestion that how to get Flickr API Key. And here is the set to get Flickr API Key:

Step ' 1

Open the below link to get your Flickr API Key. Make sure you are already logged into your Flickr account before going to click on below link.
Link is: https://www.flickr.com/services/api/misc.api_keys.html

Step ' 2

Link will redirect your to Flickr API Key apply page.
Click on 'Apply for your key online now' link same as below screenshot.

Step ' 3

Next screen will ask you to Usage of Flickr API Key.
If you going to use this API key for commercial use  then you will need to choose option:
If you going to use this API key for non commercial use  then you will need to choose option:

Step ' 4

Next screen will ask you where you are using this API Key. So, please give the details as like below screenshot.
So, proved the Flickr App details where you are planning to use this API Key and click on SUBMIT button.

Step ' 5

After submit form on previous page you will get your Flickr API Key on next screen. Below screenshot showing your new generated Flickr API Key.
Here Your Flickr API Key: e54499be5aedef32dccbf8XXXXXXXXX
Also, you can find the detailed documentation about the Flickr API here.

Plugin requirements:

PHP DOM -> how to install it (if you don't have it, but probably you already have it): http://php.net/manual/en/dom.setup.php
PHP 5.5

Wordpress installation - top

Youtube video tutorial:

I also provided a Quick Install Guide to feature an easy plugin installation for everyone.

To make this plugin work, first, you'll need to install the plugin. The easiest method is to take the .zip file you've downloaded and upload it via Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin in the WordPress Dashboard. Once the plugin is installed, be sure to Activate it.

Now that you've installed and activated the plugin, you'll see a new menu item created inside WordPress called 'Flickomatic Automatic Post Generator'. First thing first, let's head over to Settings > Flickomatic Automatic Post Generator and take a look at what options are available.

Plugin Settings - top

Refreshingly, Flickomatic Automatic Post Generator has a super-simple settings screen. Let's look at first at the settings panel:

Here you can find the steps needed in configuring your plugin even if you have no HTML knowledge at all. You can find options for:

HINT! Don't forget to click the Save button every time you modified your settings, otherwise the modifications will be lost!

Main Settings:

Flickr to Posts Settings Screen:

Advanced Settings Screen:

Posts To Flickr Settings Screen:

Activity and Loggind Screen:

How to customize resulting posts with built in shortcodes?

You can use the following shortcodes in post title and content editing:

How to work with 'Random Sentence Generator'?

You can use the Random Sentence Generator by inserting list of sentences to the 'First List of Possible Sentences (%%random_sentence%%)' text field. Here, you can add full sentences, or sentences with variables. Variables are structured as: %something. A possible list of sentences can be:

You can define variables in the 'List of Possible Variables:' textfield. Here you can define values to variables, values which will be used in the random sentence forming. Variables can be defined as follows:
variable_name1 => variable_value1;variable_value2;variable_value3

variable_name2 => variable2_value1;variable2_value2;variable2_value3
You can also use variables in variable definition. Example:
noun_with_adjective => %noun;%adjective %noun
An example of variable definition:
adjective_very => %adjective;very %adjective;

adjective => clever;interesting;smart;huge;astonishing;unbelievable;nice;adorable;beautiful;elegant;fancy;glamorous;magnificent;helpful;awesome

noun_with_adjective => %noun;%adjective %noun

noun => plugin;WordPress plugin;item;ingredient;component;constituent;module;add-on;plug-in;addon;extension

nouns => plugins;WordPress plugins;items;ingredients;components;constituents;modules;add-ons;plug-ins;addons;extensions

love_it => love;adore;like;be mad for;be wild about;be nuts about;be crazy about

family => %adjective %family_members;%family_members

family_members => grandpa;brother;sister;mom;dad;grandma

sentence_ending => .;!;!!
These random sentences can be used in post titles or post content, by adding the %%random_sentence%% or %%random_sentence2%% shortcode.

Available shortcode

Available shortcodes: Available shortcodes: [flickomatic-media] to include an Flickr media (photo or video), [flickomatic-save-button] to add a 'Save' button to your page, [flickomatic-follow-button] to add a 'Follow' button to your page, [flickomatic-embed-pin] to embed a pin to your page, [flickomatic-embed-board] to embed a board to your page, [flickomatic-embed-user] to embed a user profile to your page. Usage: [flickomatic-media url="Flickr post URL"], [flickomatic-save-button type="any" round="yes" tall="yes" description="cool content"], [flickomatic-follow-button username="sfatfarma" fullname="SfatFarma"], [flickomatic-embed-pin pinid="99360735500167749" pinsize="small" hidedescription="yes"], [flickomatic-embed-board url="https://www.flickr.com/flickr/official-news/" size="square"], [flickomatic-embed-profile username="sfatfarma" size="header"]

Summary - top

Flickomatic Automatic Post Generator is a simple, yet powerful tool you can use to create an autoblog with ease. The setup and settings of the plugin couldn't have been easier. Now, let's go and enjoy the results of this great plugin! Have fun using it!

Sources and Credits - top

This component was made by Szabi CodeRevolution, for more information and support contact us at [email protected]

Once again, thank you so much for purchasing this item. As I said at the beginning, I'd be glad to help you if you have any questions regarding this plugin and I'll do my best to assist.