Topics: Troubleshooting
Oct 19, 2011 at 1:47 PM
Edited Oct 19, 2011 at 1:53 PM

Regarding "ADDING BLOG AND GALLERY" tutorial.

When following the tutorial as described, no picasa viewer is showing up.

Code used:

<html xmlns="">
    <p>Testin testing</p>
    <f:function name="Composite.Media.ImageGallery.Picasa" xmlns:f="">
      <f:param name="AlbumRss" value="" />
      <f:param name="Width" value="600" />
      <f:param name="Height" value="400" />
      <f:param name="ShowCaptions" value="False" />
      <f:param name="AutoPlay" value="True" />
      <f:param name="BackgroundColor" value="000000" />

Tested in:

Composite C1 2.1.1
Build no. 2.1.4113.99

Firefox 7.1 and IE9

Am I missing something here, or is there a bug.

Oct 20, 2011 at 6:40 AM
Edited Oct 20, 2011 at 6:44 AM

Hi joedoe67,

I've looked into this issue and I am afraid I haven't been able to reproduce it so far.

What are versions of your Blog and Picasa packages, BTW?

1. Please try this link, it is the demo with your link.
Can you see the album?

2.  Are you using the "Nice URLs" functionality of the Contribution.CompositeC1Contrib.Core? Do your URLs look like "http://localhost:22156/Home/Blog.aspx" or "http://localhost:22156/Blog" ?

3. BTW,  how did you manage to use '&' instead of '&amp;' in the AlbumRSS param in the Source of your blog post (judging from your sample above)? :)
When you insert the RSS URL in Visual mode, '&' is expected. If you switch to Source mode, you'll see that they have been made into '&amp;'. If you try to use  '&' instead of '&amp;' in Source mode,  you will not be able to save the page -  validation fails.

4. There might be some tricky hard-to-catch bug with editing & saving blog posts in 2.1.1 (fixed in 3.0).
Try to unpublish and then publish the blog post with the album function - and see if this would help, too