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  1. Automatic content tagging

    Google has recently raised the bar when it comes to auto tagging pictures. Their algorithms are now able to identify a wide variety of things from animals to people's faces to items in the picture. It would really be fantastic if SmugMug would either license the technology to do this (preferable) or implement their own.

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      23 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 4k Video Resolution

      Allow play back at 4k resolution of uploaded video files

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        24 comments  ·  Video  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Save HEIC / HEIF photos to SmugMug

        Currently the iOS app converts photos saved in Apple's new HEIC format into a JPG image, and then uploads that. If I go to download the photo, I get a JPG back. If I had deleted the photo on my phone, I would have lost the HEIC photo.

        When will SmugMug support HEIC format, now that Apple has made it the default on iOS 11? Without SmugMug supporting it, I would have to convert to JPG, defeating the purpose (and benefit) of shooting in HEIC.

        I would hope this is on the roadmap, as others like Google Photos have already…

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          9 comments  ·  Image Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Improve the Text Block Editor

          This is a request to consolidate all the piecemeal requests for a real text editor in Text Blocks. I just finished building a Page-heavy site, and was surprised to discover that nearly every block of text needed to be built in HTML. Even simple formatting such as bulleted lists and mail-to links cannot be accommodated in a Text Block. I've seen first-hand how this deters new subscribers. See:

          https://feedback.smugmug.com/forums/17723-smugmug/suggestions/6065738-more-text-editing-options
          https://feedback.smugmug.com/forums/17723-smugmug/suggestions/5799759-text-block-adding-bullets-in-editor
          https://feedback.smugmug.com/forums/17723-smugmug/suggestions/4410695-add-some-features-in-text-box-editor
          https://feedback.smugmug.com/forums/17723-smugmug/suggestions/6251718-retain-linebreaks-when-pasting-into-a-text-block-i
          https://feedback.smugmug.com/forums/17723-smugmug/suggestions/16751251-why-is-it-that-we-can-not-get-even-a-basic-html-ed
          https://feedback.smugmug.com/forums/17723-smugmug/suggestions/14765772-gallery-text-add-undo
          https://feedback.smugmug.com/forums/17723-smugmug/suggestions/17322517-wrap-text-around-an-image
          https://feedback.smugmug.com/forums/17723-smugmug/suggestions/4260660-add-the-ability-to-select-a-different-font-when-ad
          https://dgrin.com/discussion/242605/any-chance-of-giving-us-a-wysiwyg-editor-for-grown-ups
          https://dgrin.com/discussion/comment/1935379#Comment_1935379
          https://dgrin.com/discussion/261081/adding-link-in-the-text-block
          https://dgrin.com/discussion/261092/html-block-and-changing-text-color-and-font-size
          https://dgrin.com/discussion/258534/change-font-in-text-content-block
          https://dgrin.com/discussion/236939/how-to-change-text-color-in-a-text-box

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            5 comments  ·  Content Blocks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Disallow Screenshots Of Our Images Using Cell Phones

            People taking screenshots of our photos is a huge problem. SmugMug needs to do more to combat this problem. Watermarks work great, but so many people don't care about them. Plus, there's apps and software that remove watermarks. I don't know how many times I have seen someone post on social media a screenshot of a photo of themselves from my website.
            I know there is technology with some apps, and I'm pretty sure websites as well, that don't allow your cell phone to take a screenshot. This technology needs to be applied to our SmugMug websites.

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              2 comments  ·  Privacy & Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Why don't you make it easier for non-Smugmug users to make comments on photos.

              I email friends by photos on Smugmug but hardly any ever make comments using the comment icon at the bottom right of the photo. If they make a comment, and many do, they just email me the comment.
              Why don't you make it easier for non-Smugmug users to make comments on photos. The comment section could be more user friendly and it would be used much more by friends to visit Smugmug.

              21 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Social & Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Gallery settings

                I think you should be able to change settings from the app, or a web browser on your phone. For example I need to change my gallery settings to show the filenames, because by default it’s hidden. I can’t do this from a mobile device on the website, or the app. Also, would be nice if you could generate gallery download links from the app, or on mobile device web browser.

                9 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  SmugMug Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Basic gallery settings can be updated from within the iOS, Android, and mobile web apps. Gallery/Folder name, description, visibility and accessibility can be set.

                  I’ll leave this partially complete since it doesn’t offer all of the options mentioned in the feature request. We most likely won’t add every setting into the mobile versions, but we would like to add the most useful settings. Feel free to leave comments and let us know which additional settings you’re looking for.

                • Zoom picture on double-tapping in iOS apps

                  I think that’s standard

                  5 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  SmugMug Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • More smartphone/tablet cases

                    Add more smartphone cases, than the ones existing.
                    The only ones someone can order today are the ones for some iPhones and the Samsung S7.
                    When there are countless smartphone (or even tablet) models on the market, it seems like a giant gap of lost profit in there.

                    20 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Ordering/Products to Buy & Sell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        0 comments  ·  Stats & Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Multiple feature images

                        It would be nice to set multiple feature images from a gallery and to have them change at random (e.g after reload)

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                          0 comments  ·  Gallery Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Full Facebook shop integration

                          Like shopify are doing there should be a button that pushes your entire catalogue to your facebook shop. The facebook shop will be the only way to sell stock on Instagram once that goes live.

                          10 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Social & Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Send custom download links to clients

                            It would be so much more flexible if it were possible to send a download link directly to a client.

                            1. Open the image organizer in the browser, or open the SmugMug app on your phone;
                            2. Select images, or an entire gallery;
                            3. Select the maximum image size;
                            4. Check a box if the images should be converted to sRGB;
                            5. Enter an email address and hit send, or copy a share link.

                            A communications person at an NGO who wants an image for their email newsletter requires a different treatment than a magazine photo editor who requests a…

                            7 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Downloading  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Collage Landscape gallery style Navigation button needed

                              At this time the Collage Landscape gallery style has NO navigation buttons like the Smugmug gallery style. That is, no button to quickly move forward or backward in the gallery.
                              As a minimum, there should be a button to go to the last photo in the gallery (like the button: Back to the Top).
                              Better yet, why not add a SKIP to Page X feature (<1,2,3>), like in the Smugmug gallery style.
                              Right now on large galleries, the Windows Scroll bar is not practical or functional for quick navigation thru a gallery.

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                                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Feature/gallary banner photos from desktop not same as displayed on mobile app.

                                The feature photo and gallery banner photos selected on desktop is not what is being displayed on mobile app. The roughly square aspect feature image is also being used for the wide aspect gallery banner. The 2 types of images are very different and images set on desktop must be displayed the same when on mobile. The feature image works, now just need to fix the banner image.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Gallery Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 8x12 WHCC canvas

                                  I'd like to be able to order 8x12 canvases from WHCC.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Ordering/Products to Buy & Sell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add a 'Filter by' function to image galleries.

                                    I often see an option in more modern website templates, (wordpress etc) where you may have a large gallery of EG flowers, but you want to help visitors to easily see and choose between types. The gallery can be populated with preset titles, (that act like clicking on a keyword) view Red Flowers, Purple Flowers, Yellow Flowers, Blue Flowers, Most Popular or View All. Clicking on any of these options will quickly clear all images from the screen except your chosen colour.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Organizing & Curation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Please add controls for right click and save as on the slide show on a home page, same as the control on the galleries.

                                      Please add controls for right click and save as on the slide show on a home page, same as the control on the galleries.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Slideshow  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Print with local printer via iOS App

                                        Please add the option to print an image (using a local AirPrint connected photo printer such as a Canon Selphy) directly from the iOS App. The current workaround via Save to Camera Roll is an unnecessary hassle. Thanks!

                                        3 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  SmugMug Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Make privacy modes not mutually exclusive

                                          As of today, the privacy mode (as specified in Security & Sharing) is one of essentially five modes coming from the different Visibility/Access setting: Public, People I Choose, Password, Unlisted, Private. Apart from finding rather confusing the way these are set through these two settings (is it only me?!), I find that it would be much much clearer and flexible to have four *independent* settings:

                                          - Public / Everyone

                                          - People I Choose

                                          - People with Password

                                          - People with Link

                                          The first should override the others but none of the last three should override another one in the same…

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