type="url" shortcode returns the url to the specified photo. The highest available resolution file will be used.
[wppa type="url" photo="3959"][/wppa] produces this text:
This demo site uses Cloudinary CDN, so you will see an url to a file on Cloudinary.
If I de-activate Cloudinary, it will show:
You can use it in an img tag as follows:
<img src='[wppa type="url" photo="3959"][/wppa]' /> produces:
Note the single quotes in
the src='...' attribute. This is to avoid contamination with the double quotes in the shortcode.
This feature is especially developed to use the photo of the day as a plain image:
<img src='[wppa type="url" photo="#potd"][/wppa]' style="width:400px;" /> produces:
<img src="[wppa type='url' photo='#potd']" style="width:100px;" /> will also work:
Use the Text editor, NOT the Visual !!
To use photo urls in photo descriptions, use wppa #keywords