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    Is it possible to insert images from Picasa into Image slider

    Asked by ablbol on May 09, 2015 at 02:43 AM

    I am trying to use the image slider but my images need to be obtained from my picasa account as RSS feed rather than having to manually insert URL of each image. Is this possible in the Image slider?  If not, is there another image slider that can do this job.  We have different products and each product has its own images.

    Also, is it possible to have print button to create printable PDF file with the images.

    Thanks

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    Answered by Ben on May 09, 2015 at 10:10 AM

    I did few tests to see if it would be possible, but you can not do that without any pattern in the names of your images or if not listing it manually.

    The best match would be the RSS Reader widget that can grab your RSS Feed and show it in a nice manner on your form.

    Will there be any pattern in the images names - for example date-number-extension like 2015-05-09-00.png and then next one is 2015-05-09-01.jpg, etc?

    Now since we can assist with only one issue or question per thread I have moved your other question to a new thread here: http://www.jotform.com/answers/567045 and we will reply back to it shortly.

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    Answered by ablbol on May 09, 2015 at 10:23 AM

    Thanks for getting back to me.  

    I tried the RSS Reader.  But it showed bunch of URLs.  I am interested in showing the images.  There is one form in my account called "RSS Reader" where I tried this.  The images' names don't have patterns.

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    Answered by Ben on May 09, 2015 at 12:46 PM

    I took a look at it and I like the 'little' machine on the photos :)

    I would just like to point out that the link you have used is not the RSS link. I have made a test form to see if it would show the images using the RSS link instead:

    http://photos.googleapis.com/data/feed/api/user/116660195320769508875/albumid/6126000930504899841?alt=rss

    This however did not help, since images are still not shown.

    If you go to the link however you will see that the RSS feed does not show images at all.

    Now I have found one RSS feed with images: http://api.flickr.com/services/feeds/groups_pool.gne?id=26241990@N00&lang=en-us&format=rss_200 and made some tests, but the RSS feed widget does not seem to show them.

    You can see the test form here: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/51284811508959

    Now the Image Slider would not be able to load them automatically, unless you embed the form on your website and then modify this code to show the links that you have generated from some external resource.

    I would be happy to assist with what segment should be changed to include dynamically collected images, but we can not assist with the collection of the same.

    Now this also requires you to embed the form on your website as well - it can not be done over JotForm Builder directly.