For correct working of wgPicasa and wgPicasaPRO you need to use
  • php5
  • enabled the curl library (which is enabled standadard in a normal configuration)


  • Download the zip file
  • Unzip it so there are TWO zip files left
  • 1) (component)
    2) wgpicasaPROpluginInstall3x (plugin)
  • Use the install option in Joomla to install both of the zip files
  • Make sure you enabled the plugin
  • Upload your license file using the tab "license" unther component
  • Make your personal setting and make a configuration you are able to sue in a menu or article


First you have to uninstall the component, then do the normal install and the upgrade has been done. Please check you settings of the wgPicasa menu items.


In the configuration you  have different tabs to set your parameters:



Name Specific name of the config
Description Description of the config
Welcome title This is the welcome title of the album overview
Welcome subtitle This is the subtext of the  albums overview


Album (s)



Name Specific name of the config
Description Description of the config
Username Fill in the user name of your Picasa account, normally the name before your GMail address.
Album id
If you like to show one specific album,  you have to fill in the ID of the album, you will find this ID by clicking your RSS feed of the album in your online Picasa webalbums, see here for more info
Show username showing text of your username above the albums
Show found albums showing text of find albums above the albums
Welcome title Title text showing above albums
Welcome subtitle You can add some text, like some explaining of the albums, or an agreement. It's also possible to do some html style in this text.
Max Photos per page
the maximum of the pictures per page you like.
Max Photos per row
The maximum pictures per row.
Number of paging numbers
How many page numbers
The size of the thumbnail
Imagesize The size of the pop-up light-box when you click on a thumbnail
Show photo title
Filename of photo
Show photo summary Added text of the photo
Show photo published Date of the photo

Changing in your albums

If you make changes in your Picasa web albums, these changing will be updated automatically. So if you delete or add pictures this will be immediately changed next time you visit the website.