Why Google redirects Picasa Web Albums to G+ Photos and How to stop it?

6 Mar

Everyone knowPicasa Web Album pic how hard Google is promoting its social networking website Google Plus (G+). Now Google is redirecting http://picasaweb.google.com to Google Plus photos instead of your Picasa albums. Google has already replaced Picasa Web with Google Plus Photos in Google navigation bar in 2011.

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How to stop Picasa Links from redirecting to G+ Photos

If you don’t want to redirect to Google Plus photos from your Picasa Album then just type this URL https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/myphotos?noredirect=1 in your browser address bar. This URL lets you to use the Picasa link http://picasaweb.google.com  and doesn’t redirect you to Google Plus photos.

One Response to “Why Google redirects Picasa Web Albums to G+ Photos and How to stop it?”

  1. Amigo321 November 4, 2013 at 4:28 pm #

    Are picasa albums going to be phased out completely? I have been using Picasa albums for all my 3000 + blog posts for the last 5 years. I am going to be completely pissed if I have to find some way to migrate all those images and links.

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