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Animated Gif Files Aren't Supported On Blogger / Picasa

Animated .gifs are a neat and easy way to decorate your blog. Unfortunately, if you publish them directly through the Post Editor photo upload wizard, they won't show animation.

Blogger Employee provided, in a forum thread, the answer to the question
Animated images won't stay animated if the image is a Blogger-hosted, since Picasa doesn't support animated images (and the Blogger-hosted photos are stored in Picasa Web Albums).


There is a workaround, which looks more complicated than it really is.

>> Forum thread links: bX-*00048

>> Copy this tag: bX-*00048

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Comments

Natura Mundi said…
I published a 5,6K bender animated gif in my blog, but can't do it with other gifs... Bender rules?
My blog: elgrantonetti.blogspot.com
Nitecruzr said…
OK, the Bender gif works. Which other images are supposed to animate? Details please.
Julian said…
Than you. I can do it in the header of my blog http://elquerioultimo.blogspot.com/

what `s your opinion?
yalmic said…
If the gif animation isn't too long,
It works.
The gif animation was working but is no longer animated.
Thanh ─Éinh said…
You can make it work, so easy you upload you GIF file to another host like Photobucket - do not use picassa host, copy direct link and add to you Blog - thay 100% work.

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