Flickr public repository
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: 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 an API key.
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/ to start creating your own API Key.
- Click the "Get Another Key" button to start creating your App.
- Choose "Apply for a Non-commercial Key"
- Enter a title and brief description for the App (i.e. Moodle to Flickr Access - App to allow Moodle to access Flickr through its repository API)
- You will now have the key for the new app. Copy and paste this into the field in your Moodle Flickr public configuration page.
- Click save on the Moodle Flickr public configuration page.
- Click "Save Changes"
You should now have a working Flickr public repository. From the File picker, click Flickr public and enter your required search term. Images will appear for you to select from:
There is just one capability, Use Flickr public repository in file picker, which is allowed for the default authenticated user role.