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creating a sharable, downloadable, browsable and embeddable web based
photo album

Here are the easy steps to create your own browsable photoalbum (which
you can share with your friends and they can download back full res
images if required):


1) Get a FREE AIM account and login to http://pictures.aol.com (This is

the only site that i know of which allows you to upload unlimited
number of pictures - also you can download back your pictures - no size

and space restrictions).
2) Upload all your pictures by clicking "Create Album" link once you
login (Tip: Use IE and download the prompted activex control to do drag
and
drop).
3) Select the pictures you want to be in slideshow and Click on share
and give your own email .
Logout of the aol pictures (this is very important)
4) Next, you get an email. Click the link. Next, click "View as Guest"
link
5) Now, copy and paste the url in the browser address bar to anywhere
you want to publish
pictures for your friends - in iframe in email etc.,. - no login
required. The link looks like
http://pictures.aol.com/ap/viewAlbum.do?user=guest&mode=guestView&sha...


6) Next, to get slideshow, just change the words in the above link from

viewAlbum.do to slideshow.do
So, above url becomes,
http://pictures.aol.com/ap/slideshow.do?user=guest&mode=guestView&sha...


Take this url and publish it in any webpage you want.
7) To embed this slideshow in your web pages, you can use the iframe
trick. For instance, the sample html looks like