Right now, seekerwall.com has been purchased and the website is undergoing construction. It should be up by tonight.
The website will allow individual users to register and publish a post that contains their fan photo and a short message (which is optional, by the way). Because I don’t have a preview or a demo site to show you guys yet, I’ll point you over to this demo. I’ll be using that theme for our website. Just imagine fan pictures instead of those shown in that demo. Once you click on a photo, you’ll see the fan’s individual post where his/her full-size picture and [optional] message will be shown.
One thing that’s slowing this down is the Twitter OAuth login. If there’s a Twitter Developer in our midst, please help! I’m having trouble making it work. Other than that, visitors are able to comment using their Facebook accounts, as Facebook Connect is working.
It must be a picture of you holding up something that identifies you as a Legend of the Seeker fan, either handwritten signs, stuff on your hand, face, background–be creative! Group photos are allowed, but individual shots are preferred because more individuals = more photos
Image format must be either JPG/JPEG [.jpg/.jpeg/.JPG/.JPEG], GIF [.gif/.GIF], or PNG [.png/.PNG]. No BMP files allowed.
Image dimensions: minimum width and height is 500 x 500 pixels; maximum width and height is 800 by 600 pixels.
If you need to edit your picture but don’t have image editors on your computer, Picnik is a pretty good tool for that. You could resize and crop your photo, edit colors, add effects and text, etc.
I know Seeker fans [Seeker Geeks = “Seeks”? lol] are intelligent enough to know what a proper fan photo looks like, but for the sake of accountability, I’ll say it here: no nudity, photos of children under 13 without parental consent, impersonation, plagiarism, photos that harm minors in any way, unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.
How to Submit Your Fan Photos [2 OPTIONS]
NOTE: THE FIRST OPTION [SEE BELOW] IS NOT YET AVAILABLE SINCE THE SITE IS STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION. PLEASE CHECK BACK HERE FOR UPDATES.
As mentioned earlier, in order to submit photos, fans must register on the seekerwall.com website. Registered users are able to submit individual posts that have their fan photo and an optional message/letter/blog entry. Instructions on how to post your fan photo shall be provided in the website.
Users who do not wish to register should feel free to email their submissions (photo and optional message) to email@example.com and we’ll post it for you.
As always, volunteer editors are needed! If you know your way around the WordPress interface and are willing to help check and resize image submissions, please let me know [either by posting here, sending a PM, email seekerwall -at- gmail -dot- com, or even via Twitter @pamQ]. Thank you.