A lot of fans, including myself, of the popular photography finder and attribution plugin, PhotoDropper, were disappointed with the updates. So today we are looking at some alternatives that may be able to fill PhotoDropper’s shoes.
Below are three selections from the Official WordPress Plugin repository.
Just as the case with any open-source contribution to the WordPress community, you mileage and compatibility may vary. Always backup your site before experimenting with new plugins and never install plugins from untrusted sources.
Free Stock Photos Foter Plugin:Foter is the easiest and fastest way to add Creative Commons photos to your blog. We find and host millions of photos from many online sources and make them available to be included in your blog posts. This plugin lets you seach, manage and add Creative Commons photos to your blog posts in a very simple way.
CompFight Plugin: Quickly find the perfect Creative Commons licensed photo every time. Add them to your blog posts with the proper attribution every time with just one click! Potential Drawback… the images stay hosted on Flickr. However, you could combine this plugin with an image localizer plugin if this is undesirable.
Picture Finder Plugin:The plugin allows for a user to simply search Flickr for content, and then for the user to simply add attribution to the picture before adding it into their post. By using CC-BY licenses this tool is built to limit the potential copyright pitfalls that may occur. more powerful sister plug in is available which searches for more than just CC-BY.
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