Image Gallery

Image Gallery

Images

This feature allows you to create image galleries. You’ve got five options:

  • from Picasa
  • from Instagram
  • from Flickr
  • with your own photos
  • from Facebook

First of all, check that you have created and filled all the corresponding API keys :

How to create API keys?

images type
Create a gallery from Picasa

The “Gallery Name” field allows you to give a name to your gallery. If you have several galleries, users will thus be able to choose the gallery they want to take a look at.
With the “Search” field you’ll be able to retrieve all photos from Picasa that are relevant to this search.

Picasa images

And the result is:

Picasa image result

 

You can also retrieve all photos from a specific Picasa album or Picasa account:

  • Fill in the Search field with your Picasa account email.
  • Select the album you want to add to your app (Your Picasa album must be public).
  • You’re done.

Note: unfortunately it is no longer possible to create a Picasa account, however old Picasa accounts can still be used.

Create a gallery from Instagram

Since Instagram has changed their API policies, now you must use your own Instagram keys in order to create an Instagram gallery.
You will find how to create your Instagram API keys here.

instagram images

The gallery name is only the name displayed on your Siberian App and is not related to the Instagram gallery.

If you have an error about the name, check your API keys.

And the result is:

instagram images result
Create a gallery from Flickr

To create a Flickr gallery, you have to create Flickr API keys. You will find how to create your Flickr API keys here.

The “Gallery name” field allows you to give a name to your gallery.
With the “Search” field you’ll be able to retrieve all photos from Flickr that are relevant to this search.

Flickr images
Create a gallery with your own photos

Name your gallery, and click on “Send your pictures”.

own photo gallery

Then click on “Browse” to upload photos from your computer.

add images content

You can upload several photos at the same time, just select from one folder all the photos you want to upload.

It’s not mandatory, but you can enter a title and a description of all your photos.
Click on “Save” to save your gallery.

Create a gallery from Facebook

Enter the Facebook ID of your Facebook Fan page and choose which images you want to show in the “Search” field:

gallery from Facebook

Facebook mange content

Please note that only Facebook Fan page will work (not personal Facebook page).
To create a new gallery, click on add and repeat the above process.

Done!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.