Instagram-ish WordPress Filter Shortcode Plugin

That beautiful link-bait title and a picture of a dead leaf! That’s why I’m a social media guru.

With that self-promotion out of the way . . . I found this CSS library from Una.1 It lets you apply instagram-like filters to image via CSS. Also got to have a nice interaction with Una via Twitter to clarify the license.

It fit a need that a professor was expressing for one of our WordPress installs so I wrapped it in a plugin/shortcode combination.

The structure goes like so . . .
[ cssgram img="https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5745/31413304786_48ab865a34_c.jpg" filter="_1977" ]

Plain Image

A Few Filtered Examples

_1977

Inkwell

Xpro2


1 Check out her site if you’re into developer stuff at all.

Comments on this post

  1. CogDog said on December 6, 2016 at 5:38 pm

    This is very cool, wondering about some randomizing or combining. FWIW, the filters do not show their effect in the RSS feed, which makes sense as it’s unformatted html

    • Tom Woodward said on December 6, 2016 at 9:22 pm

      I think that the randomizer would be be pretty easy. I had mixed feelings about making this as I’m not a huge Instagram fan but who am I to judge?

      I hadn’t thought about the RSS aspect.

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