15 Free & Premium WordPress Plugins to Display Flickr Photos on Your Site

Published on November 12th, 2013

Last Updated on June 15th, 2020


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There are a lot of photography blogs that use WordPress as their Content Management System to host their pictures up on the internet for the rest of the world to see. Some personal blogs have pictures from Flickr accounts, it is very similar to the Twitter feed except for the fact that there are pictures. So if you want your Flickr pictures to be on your WordPress website, it ‘ll be easy to do that with a plugin.

Free Plugins

Awesome Flickr Gallery


Awesome Flickr Gallery is a simple, fast and light plugin to create a gallery of your Flickr photos on your WordPress enabled website. This plugin aims at providing a simple yet customizable way to create clean and professional looking Flickr galleries.

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Flickr Photostream


Plugin that allows you to show your Flickr Photostream, Photosets, Galleries, Group Pools, or Tags in your blog, with a very elegant and awesome layout.

Create a gallery with the same style of Flickr or Google+! Awesome thumbnails disposition with a justified grid, calculated by a fast javascript algorithm called Justified Gallery! You can configure the height of the rows to have a grid that can be like the justified grid of Flickr or of Google+. But, you can do more! For example you can configure the margin between the images, create rows with fixed height, or decide if you want to justify the last row or not!

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Premium Plugins

Royal Slider


New RoyalSlider for WordPress is responsive image gallery and HTML content slider plugin with touch-swipe navigation. Plugin is mobile-friendly and allows creating completely custom slideshows and css3 banner with images, videos or HTML content in slides. You can also dynamically populate data from Flickr, 500px, or featured posts of any post type – like WooCommerce products. For photo gallery you can enable vertical or horizontal thumbnails, enable lazy-loading or full screen. Carousel also supports YouTube or Vimeo videos that allows you to create video galleries.

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RoyalSlider is focused on performance, stability and providing best experience for user with any device.

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Slider PRO


Slider PRO is one of the most powerful slider plugins for WordPress on the market.

The slider is fully responsive and mobile-ready. It provides 150+ options, 100+ possible transition effects, from simple ‘fade’, ‘slide’ or ‘swipe’ effects to more complex ‘slice’ effects, 15+ skins and much more. Also, the slider’s administration area is very powerful and uses the default WordPress design, which WordPress users are already familiar with. User can load Flickr pictures with Username ID or set ID.

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Simple Flickr Gallery


“Simple Flickr Gallery” shows your Flickr photo stream in a clean interface. Easily configurable and changeable appearance/interface by little CSS modifications.

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Markhor is a Flickr Slider Widget. A widget which will display Flickr photos in slider.

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Easy Flickr API


An easy to use plugin which required little or no expertise to use. The plugin has a very simple and elegant GUI.

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Flickr Box


Create page/post galleries that display photo’s from Flickr based on Flickrname(photo stream), set number or search queries. The plugin has a columnized gallery – Set amount of columns to split into.
Set image size/quality for enlarged light boxed images.

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Vishnu is a freelance writer by night, works as a data analyst by day.