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The Flickr public repository enables a user to search Flickr and copy files from there into any of the Moodle file interfaces.
  
Location: ''Administration > Modules > Repositories > Manage repositories''
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==Flickr public repository setup==
  
This page lets you configure access to a Flickr Public repository. It will allow a user to search Flickr and copy files from there into any of the Moodle file interfaces.
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Location: ''Settings > Site administration > Modules > Repositories > Manage repositories''
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This page lets a site administrator configure access to a Flickr Public repository.
  
 
To set this repository up you need to set the following field:
 
To set this repository up you need to set the following field:
 
*API Key
 
*API Key
  
==Setting up a Flickr API==
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===Setting up a Flickr API===
 
To get your API Key you need to create an App inside your Flickr account. Visit [http://www.flickr.com/services/api/keys/ this link] to start creating your own API Key.
 
To get your API Key you need to create an App inside your Flickr account. Visit [http://www.flickr.com/services/api/keys/ this link] to start creating your own API Key.
 
#Click the "Get Another Key" button to start creating your App. [[Image:get-another-key.png]]
 
#Click the "Get Another Key" button to start creating your App. [[Image:get-another-key.png]]
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You should now have a working Flickr public repository. Try adding a file from Flickr as a resource in Moodle to test it!
 
You should now have a working Flickr public repository. Try adding a file from Flickr as a resource in Moodle to test it!
  
==See Also==
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==Repository capabilities==
*[[Manage_repositories|Manage Repositories]]
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*[[Flickr_configuration|Flickr Repository]]
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There is just one capability, [[Capabilities/repository/flickr public:view|Use Flickr public repository in file picker]], which is allowed for the default authenticated user role.
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==See also==
  
[[Category:Repositories]]
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*[[Flickr repository]]
  
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[[Category:Site administration]]
  
 
[[eu:Flickr_publikoaren_ezarpenak]]
 
[[eu:Flickr_publikoaren_ezarpenak]]
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Latest revision as of 10:02, 16 April 2012

The Flickr public repository enables a user to search Flickr and copy files from there into any of the Moodle file interfaces.

Flickr public repository setup

Location: Settings > Site administration > Modules > Repositories > Manage repositories

This page lets a site administrator configure access to a Flickr Public repository.

To set this repository up you need to set the following field:

  • API Key

Setting up a Flickr API

To get your API Key you need to create an App inside your Flickr account. Visit this link to start creating your own API Key.

  1. Click the "Get Another Key" button to start creating your App. get-another-key.png
  2. Choose "Apply for a Non-commercial Key"
  3. Enter a title and brief description for the App (i.e. Moodle to Flickr Access - App to allow Moodle to access Flickr through it's repository API)
  4. Tick the two boxes to show your agreement to Flickr's terms of use and then click submit.
  5. You will now have the key for the new app. Copy and paste this into the field in your Moodle Flickr public configuration page.
  6. Click save on the Moodle Flickr public configuration page.
  7. Click "Save Changes"

You should now have a working Flickr public repository. Try adding a file from Flickr as a resource in Moodle to test it!

Repository capabilities

There is just one capability, Use Flickr public repository in file picker, which is allowed for the default authenticated user role.

See also