Pixabay’s Content licence

The featured image comes from pixabay and is credited to Heike Baerbel. It has been shrunk. It’s use is controlled by the Pixabay Content licence. … This seems to be aimed at ensuring that pictures in the database are not used to earn an income. The wording on this restriction was unclear to me, and so…

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Monet & the 4 Trees

The 4 trees is one of Claude Monet‘s famous paintings. I need to do a project on it but I also found some useful comments on copyright on the wikipedia page hosting the image.

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Image Credits

I am building a web site for my business and need to document the image credits, it would seem. Here are my notes …

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Featured images in wordpress

My current theme for the blog is not so good when the included text is not as deep as the featured picture. While not having a featured picture is OK for a screen based reader, it’s not so good for those using the wptouch interface. Maybe it’s not so good for deep pictures either. I…

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Using EXIF on my home IT

I need to write a script that installs author and copyright facts into my pictures.  The EXIF libraries are what I need. I’ll also need a scripting language; I used cygwin bash as my prototyping environment.

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Pop Up Meerkats

For various reasons I wanted to make a pop-up on hover using a picture. I have implemented a pop up meerkat in the blog. This broke at some point and I returned to the problem in 2019 and found a new guide, and again in 2020 where I fixed some theme/wordpress bugs. This is now…

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Circular Icons for Objectdock

I use objectdock free on one of my XP systems and have just decided to install NWN2 complete. This meant I needed an icon for program launcher bar; actually it didn’t because the icon the GOG version ships with is fine. In order to prove this to myself I used google to look for some…

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EXIF and MacOS X

I have listened to Stop 43, and the British Journal of Photography I have read what Tim Bray has to say and decided I may need to ensure that my picture’s EXIF data is accurate. You can’t give away what you don’t own, and it seems you need to assert ownership of pictures. The way…

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Snipsnap Problems

This was copied across from the snipsnap bliki on 26th July. It’s all a bit redundant now, but it might be useful for others. This was a pagfe that documented my work in building the configuration and in some places represented a work in progress. In some cases, the resolution is not documented and in…

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