Slideshows on Blogger

How to I add a slideshow to Blogger?

You will need to use Photobucket, Picasa or Flickr with Blogger to do this. We have used flickr.

  1. Go to
  2. Click ‘Sign Up’ [at the bottom right]
  3. Choose a yahoo email address and click Check to make sure it is available
  4. Choose a password
  5. Click continue
  6. Enter your Yahoo password
  7. Choose a flickr screen name
  8. Upload photos
  9. Choose photos and then select the ones you want
  10. Add a description and tags
  11. Click ‘create a new set’ – this is so that the chosen slides appear at a slideshow in the blog
  12. Name set
  13. Create set
  14. Save
  15. Click ‘Share this’
  16. Click ‘Grab the link’
  17. Highlight and copy it
  18. Go to your blog and log in
  19. Click on layout
  20. Add a gadget and choose Slideshow
  21. Choose a title
  22. Source = flickr
  23. Option = user
  24. User = paste the copied link from Flickr – you only need the section from where the numbers start to where they end so delete the other bits
  25. Click Save and the slides will now be showing in your blog