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Getting RSS feeds to Picasa web albums

To embed a slideshow, you should get an RSS feed URL to a publicly available Web album:

  1. Log in to your Picasa Web.
  2. Open "My Photos".
  3. Open the album you want to embed as a slideshow.
  4. Find "RSS" on the right pane and copy its URL.

You should get an URL similar to: https://picasaweb.google.com/data/feed/base/user/my.google.account/albumid/5618111200214935329?alt=rss&kind=photo&authkey=Gv1sRgCPDD9fDu8nPidg&hl=en

How to add a Picasa Web based slideshow to a page

  1. Edit a page.
  2. Insert the Composite.Media.ImageGallery.Picasa function ( Insert | Function) or add the similar code:
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  3. Set the required parameter:
    • AlbumRss: The RSS feed URL of a Picasa Web album (for the RSS feed URL, see the steps above).
  4. If needed, set optional parameters:
    • Width: The width of the slideshow player. 600 by default.
    • Height: The height of the slideshow player. 400 by default.
    • ShowCaptions: If 'True', the player shows captions (if any) to images from the album.1) 'False' by default.
    • AutoPlay: If 'true', the slideshow starts playing automatically. 'True' by default.
    • BackgroundColor: The background color (RGB) of the slideshow. '000000' (black) by default.

Important Notes

  1. You should add captions to the images in your Picasa Web album manually to view them in the slideshow.