Flickr: An Easy Way to Add a Flickr Slideshow to Any Blog or Web Page

Posted December 3, 2005 by MickeyMouse in Internet

Now, with Flickr, you can embed a slideshow into any web page. The code and instructions are included in the following tech-recipe.


Flickr is quite possibly the world’s best application for sharing and managing photos. If you use Flickr, you already have a ton of pictures there. Why not show your Flickr photos as a slideshow on your web site or blog? The steps to accomplish this are easy.

The hardest part of the process is figuring out your Flickr user id number.

I have used Chicago Eye’s work as an example. To figure out your user_id, just look in your RSS feed. Log onto Flickr and scroll to the bottom of one of your picture pages. You should see something like the following:

    Feeds for ChicagoEye’s photostream Available as RSS 2.0 and Atom

When you mouse over the RSS links on your page, you will be able to see your user id.

http://www.flickr.com/services/feeds/photos_public.gne?id=[email protected]&format=rss_200

Replace [email protected] with your user id.

Here is the code:

Here are the results:

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