Tag Archives: Images

Blogging with Flickr – some resources

Flickr is the powerful photo hosting platform that boast some 4 billion community submitted images in its library. This huge size, coupled with the functionality it affords makes Flickr a really powerful tool to add to your blogging armoury. From a school’s point of view its chief attractions are: Children can embed images from Flickr […]

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Copyright and the need to educate teachers

I was looking at a comment written by a child on a blogpost today. In it the child had written a poem at the request of the teacher. It was extremely well written so I immediately suspected that they had copied it. To confirm my suspicion I simply copied the entire poem and pasted it […]

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Putting Creative Commons image search in the heart of your blog

Photo Credit: Trey Ratcliff via Compfight It’s a striking image, I hope you agree. What’s more the creator of the image has kindly licenced it with a Creative Commons licence to enable me to use it in my blog without having to ask his permission as you can see from the image attribution underneath the […]

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Adding a picture while logged in as a contributor

The contributor role is one that most children are assigned by their teachers when using WordPress. The reason is simple, it’s secure. We’ve made it more secure by writing a special plugin along with Primary Blogger to ensure that children can’t see unmoderated comments (which they can in WordPress.com). However, a limitation of the contributor […]

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Adding a linked image to a sidebar

Adding a linked image into a sidebar widget: Step 1: Upload an image using the media uploader (Media > Add New) Make sure that the image is no more than 200 pixels wide BEFORE you upload it. Step 2: Copy the file URL of the image you have just uploaded. Step 3: Go to Appearance […]

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