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Kim’s Photostream Plugin

Kim’s Photostream WordPress Plugin will create a Stream of Recent Photos in your Blog Posts.  You can insert the Photostream anywhere in your WordPress theme by adding a simple line of PHP Code.  The Plugin is Fully Configurable via it’s settings page which allows you to control how many images show up in the stream and how big the thumbnails should be.

Kim’s Photostream is Availible for download from the WordPress Extend Website at:

Installation Steps:

1. Upload Kim’s Photostream to your blog.  The easiest way to do this is through the Plugins menu in WordPress.  You can either choose Add New on the Plugins menu and upload the ZIP file, or you can manually copy the ZIP file to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory and unzip it.

2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress

3. Configure the plugin using the Kim’s Photostream Settings menu under the Plugins menu in WordPress.

4. Place <?php kims_photostream(); ?> in your templates where you want to display the Photostream.

Please note the following KNOWN ISSUES with Version 1.0:
-This script can consume all the memory availible to PHP. Google for “increase memory limit php.ini”
-If you change the size of your thumbnails, you will have to reubild your thumbs. See the settings page.
-If you delete an image from a post after it’s been published, you may have to rebuild your thumbs. See the settings page.


Here is a live demo of Kim’s Photostream (the same one that is running on the homepage of the blog):

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