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How do I make a feed that uses flash work?

Updated: 05/12/2014

Things to do to get SmugMug feeds working with Flash, such as an embedded Cooliris wall.

  1. Request feeds from http://api.smugmug.com instead of http://nickname.smugmug.com
  2. Append &Sandboxed=1 to the feed url
  3. URL encode the feed twice

Here is an example feed of recent photos*:

		http://nickname.smugmug.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=nicknameRecentPhotos&Data=nickname&format=atom10

Change; nickname.smugmug.com to api.smugmug.com and add &Sandboxed=1.

You'll have this:

		http://api.smugmug.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=nicknameRecentPhotos&Data=nickname&format=atom10&Sandboxed=1

Once you have the modified feed you'll need to URL encode it twice.  Go here: http://www.url-encode-decode.com/urlencode.  Take your feed and enter it into the left box on this website, click engode, then copy the text in the right box and add it back to the Cooliris box.  That is the feed URL you'll want to use.  

If you use the feed above it will look like this:

		 http%3A%2F%2Fapi.smugmug.com%2Fhack%2Ffeed.mg%3FType%3DnicknameRecentPhotos%26Data%3Dnickname%26format%3Datom10%26Sandboxed%3D1
*Please note that if you use the above feed URL you'll need to change Data=nickname to your sites nickname. Do not change Type=nicknameRecentPhotos.