API rest for publishing service folder structur

New Here ,
Apr 20, 2021 Apr 20, 2021

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Hi all,

I am currently working on my own publishing service in Lightroom to connect to my website. I am using the example code of the Lightroom SDK for Flickr which really explains the plugin options very well!

I am trying to achieve the following.

I want to make a publish service for 3 (in the future more) main components on my website:

- Stock images (used to design my website in the HTML pages)

- Public galleries (So clients can see my portfolio in a public gallery overview

- Customer galleries (Whenever i am done with a photoshoot i want to upload the photos to a customer gallery for proofing).

 

So this all could work fine as it is well documented in the Flickr example pluging, i got a couple of thins working.

I am struggling over a group hiearchie and i'm not quite sure how to solve it.

1. My website automatically generates an empty client gallery for proofing, So when i publish i want lightroom to know which customer galleries are available, so i can select one to publish my images.

2. My public galleries for my portfolio will be created from lightroom. So before i upload images i want to make a rest call to create the album with several parameters.

How can i make the plugin aware of these galleries? It seems like the flickr plugin has only one location to publish the images. I would like to use the galleries for my portfolio and customer panel.

 

Any suggestions how i visualise the 'album structure' provided over restfull API in lightroom?

 

Thank you!

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LEGEND ,
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I'm the only plugin developer who still actively contributes here, since Adobe inexplicably merged the SDK forum with the main LR Classic forum.  Unfortunately, I know little about publishing services.  Perhaps someone who has more experience will see this and give you some good advice.

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