How To Share Your Flickr Photos On Your Blog

Blogging has become a way for many to express their ideas and opinions. Some people, however, choose to use blog to keep their friends and family up to date on the happenings within their lives. Using Flickr, people who own blogs can add photos and/or video to the blog content. Adding content to your blog is easy using the tools that Flickr has set up. The following are the steps to take to add content to your blog.

Step 1: Log Into Your Account

Log in to the Flickr website. You will need to enter your Yahoo! user name and password to do so. Once you are on the home page for the Flickr website, click on the you tab at the top of the website. The following options are available under this tab: your photostream, your sets your archives, your tags, your map, your favorites, your stats, recent activity, upload photos and videos, your account, your profile and Flickrmail. Click on the option that reads "Your Account". 

Step 2 - Extend Flickr

After you click on the "Your Account" link you will be redirected to a new page. This part of the Flickr website is where you can configure your profile, permissions and other aspects of your Flickr account. You will then click on the tab that reads "Extending Flickr". Under this tab there are several options to advance your photo sharing experience with the Flickr website. There options that are listed under this tab include: your printing location, account links, your blog and your Facebook account. Under the option that says your blogs click on the link that says "Configure Your Flickr To Blog Settings". 

Step 3 - Configure Your Blog

This link will open a new page on the website. This area is where you will configure your blog so that you can post your photos onto your blog site. On this page you will click the link that reads "Set Up Your Blog". Next you will choose the type of blog that you have. Once you have chosen the type of blog, you will have to sign in to your Gmail account or create a new Gmail email account. This needs to be done to give Flickr permission to access your blogs RSS feed. Once you have logged in to your Gmail email account simply click on the "Grant Permission" link. The last thing you need to do is add the URL for your blog as well as a blog title. You can now post pictures to your blog from your Flickr account.