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Photo Frame Fieldtype Sneak Peak

The folks over at Objective HTML have released a sneak peak video of their upcoming Photo Frame fieldtype. This powerful add-on allows for in-browser image cropping, all from within the publish page. It provides a streamlined photo upload experience, and looks like a great alternative to the native File field. This add-on is clearly focused on getting your clients uploading and editing images fast.

Take a look at the preview video they put together.

Posted on Sep 17, 2012 by Kyle Cotter

Filed Under: EE Add-ons, EE Fieldtypes

Samuel Allen15:59 on 09.17.2012

Sounds like someone was paying attention a few eehelpchats ago.  smile  One thing I’d note, having access to the dimension in a sidebar would be ideal.  As would being able to set a fixed crop window for more display in more rigid designs. 

I would love on several projects to be able to define in the field options what the crop dimensions are and then let users upload the image, drag the crop window around until they find the right spot and then just save.  Done.

Looking good.

One thing that wasn’t clear in the video, you can add multiple files, but can you upload multiple files simultaneously?

Samuel Allen16:00 on 09.17.2012

Dammit!  That should read: “for display in more rigid designs.”

Brendan Underwood19:59 on 09.17.2012

Any information on whether this FT addon will be Safecracker compatible and MSM compatible?

Neil Bradley07:43 on 09.18.2012

Looks like the video has gone, but it sounds like something that has been required for a long time with EE and should really be there by default.

Kyle Cotter22:28 on 09.18.2012

@Samuel Some good points there.

@Brendan Based off this tweet, I think they’re trying to cover as much as possible.

@Neil A new video is said to be in the works. Will be sure to update the post when I see it.