Flickr currently hosts more than 75 million images that are licensed under a Creative Commons license. Depending on the license, you may use the images on your private or commercial webpage, or make changes to it.
Often, you are in a great need for some pictures to freshen up your webpage and would like to include one of these images. If you want to do this, there are quite a lot of steps necessary:
- Make sure you understood the license correctly
- Get the correct HTML code for the IMG tag
- Link the image back to the Flickr photo page
- Give the author of the image proper credits (Attribution)
- Link to the Flickr profile of the author
- Link to the license the image is licensed under