wgPicasa is a very simple and smoothy tool to publish pictures in your Joomla website stored at your Google's Picasa web.
Now you use Picasa for your web albums without having the problem your visitors are not on your site anymore.
- Easy to install and use
- Choose your own thumbnail size
- Config maximum pictures per page
- Config how many picture in a row
- Multiple web albums on one site
- Very fast light-box tool to show pictures
- Automatically updated when changing picasa
- Reduce costs for hosting!
- download the component
- Use the install option in Joomla to install it
- Make a menu item using the wgPicasa option
- Choose which layout, there are 2 layout options:
1) show one specific album of Picasa
2) show all albums of your Picasa account
- Make your personal setting under the component parameters, see settings
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.
Under the menu item you can make your setting by the PARAMETERS of the component:
|Picasa user name||Fill in the user name of your Picasa account, normally the name before your GMail address.
Only PUBLIC albums will be shown
|Picasa album id
||If you have chosen the one album layout, you have to fill in the
ID of the album, you will find this ID in the url address when you open the album.
|Max Photos per page
||the maximum of the pictures per page you like.|
|Max Photos per row
||The maximum pictures per row.|
||how many page numbers|
|Image size thumbnail
||the size of the thumbnail|
|Image size Light-box
||The size of the pop-up light-box when you click on a thumbnail|
|Title||Title of the page|
|Text||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.|
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.