How To Add New Shared Album Announcement

posted Jul 26, 2010, 10:18 AM by Ly Vuong   [ updated Jul 28, 2010, 8:24 AM ]

Provided Information

Before creating the new shared album announcement, we need:
  • Picasa account user name
  • Picasa public album name
  • Album title


  1. Login
  2. Navigate to Shared Albums page
  3. Click on New post button
  4. Select layout as Left Sidebar
  5. Enter the title
  6. Select and Insert album image in the left sidebar column
    1. On another browser tab, navigate to the public Picasa album
    2. Select an album photo, to use as a thumbnail
    3. View image & copy the image URL
    4. On the VNPS shared album announcement tab, select Insert - Image
    5. Select Web address (URL) option, and paste the image URL into the URL box
    6. Click OK
  7. Insert VNPS gadget into the right column
    1. Click on Insert
    2. Select More gadgets...
    3. Enter "VNPS" into the search box, and click Search button
    4. Select the first gadget: VNPS Photo Album (WH-R)
    5. Enter Picasa web album user name as provided
    6. Enter public photo album name as provided
    7. Click on Preview to verify
    8. Click on OK button to finish.
    9. Select to place the gadget in the center of the column
  8. Click on Save button, upper right corner

How To Add A Shared Album Announcement