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  1. Have the ability to browse albums by year

    I would love the ability to browse albums organized by year. This is really needed if I'm looking for photos of my kid in 2008 for example. I don't have a specific search term in mind, I just want to browse albums.

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    • Please please please get provide some indication on the search results page which would show if there are hits in the

      please please please provide some indication on the search results page which would show if there are hits in the various categories (videos, folders, galleries, pages) without having to click on each of those buttons. This is a very misleading screen for viewers who don't use the system very often -- especially in cases where there are no image hits but there are hidden hits in the other categories. Why make viewers click on each of those buttons to find out? Most viewers don't even think of doing that. Extremely counter intuitive.

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        0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add more Search options

        Currently, photos that are tagged with keyword are searchable. Improve search by detecting faces, locations, content of the picture and suggestive keywords. Some free apps (google, amazon) have this search capability.

        Also, provide search based on the photo metadata such as shutter speed, aperture, lens type, camera type etc.

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          0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Search for text, not only photos...

          Many SmugMug sites have many text pages (CV, Biography, How-to, Blog, News, FAQ etc... but there is no way for users to search them.

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          • Search Functionality within iPhone & Android app

            Add a search function within the Android and iPhone app. I have numerous folders & galleries which I would love to search.

            It is challenging to recall exactly where all folders are and uses excess data while seeking.

            Thank you

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              1 comment  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Filtering by metadata

              Would be nice if it was possible for the visitor to filter and search for photos though metadata-information that I add in Lightroom or Adobe Bridge.

              Star ratings, flags, colour labels, etc.

              Sorting by star-rating is the most important one if you ask me, but it would be nice to be able to sort by all the variables that are available in Adobe Lightroom.

              I guess this should be an easy feature to add?

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              • Add boolean operators for "and" "or" and "not" in Search

                i wish a boolean operators for "and" "or" and "not" in the search

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                  0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Improve Google Search on keyword pages

                  Add a heading or some text on the http://site_name/keyword/keyword_text/ page that includes the keyword_text. Currently Google seems to only find keyword pages by the content words in 'Related Keywords" or 'Combine With' lists. Therefore it does not find the keyword page for the actual keyword_text.

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                  • add bing webmaster tool verification

                    At the moment SmugMug ownership can only be verified with google and Pinterest.

                    I would like to be able to verify ownership with Bing webmaster tools, that uses same meta tag verification mechanism as Google and Pinterest, here is example:

                    <meta name="msvalidate.01" content="bingtoolsgeneratedcontentid" />

                    Can bing be added to the list of site ownership verification services?

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                      1 comment  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Autofill search terms in search box

                      Hey Smugmug,

                      Would really be an awesome idea to customize the search box such that there can be autofill features (to prevent spelling mistakes), especially since my site is for my clients to search for specific keywords.

                      Something like how Google search does it.

                      Do let us know if this is possible and whether it is already in the works.

                      Thank you!

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                        0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Search by Keyword Only

                        Please allow us to limit searches to keywords.

                        We currently limit searches to photos, videos, galleries, folders, and pages. Why can't we limit searches to keywords? For instance, if I want to search for photos with the keyword "Jim" to find all photos of Jim, the search will currently also return photos with "Jim" in the title (e.g., "Jim's Birthday Party"). Many of photos entitled "Jim's Birthday Party" may not actually include photos of Jim.

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                        • Enable "specific search terms"

                          At the moment it is not possible to specify the order of words in a search, like a Google search allows. For instance, "Class 37" in quotes should not return results where 'class' and '37' do not appear together.

                          Please allow the use of quotes to specify the order of words in a search, so irrelevant results can be excluded from searches.

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                          • Allow searches to be refined by a date window

                            I have a basic account and wish to be able to search my photos by a specific date range. Currently the "refine results" option allows only the selection of preset time bins (today, this week, this month, this year, over a year ago). I'd like to be able to pull up photos taken in a given date window in the past. ("Over a year ago" is unwieldy at best.)

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                            • Allow photos returned by search to be shown in native aspect ratio, not just square

                              Allow photos returned by search to be shown in native aspect ratio, not just square

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                              • Either fix the Search page to filter by date taken or rename the option to Date Uploaded to match the current fuctionality

                                When using the Search page "Refine Results" there is the option to filter by Date Taken. Currently, this option actually filters by Date Uploaded.
                                Either fix the functionality to filter by Date Taken or rename the option to Date Uploaded.

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                                • Auto-correct Misspelled Search Terms

                                  It would be very helpful if we could also search for keywords which or not spelled 100% correct. A bit like on google or spotlight where the system also returns results if somebody uses half finished words or terms where you are not sure of it’s orthography (partial word matches).

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                                  • Make it possible to Search photo IPTC keywords for pairs of names such as "John Smith" and obtain photos of "John Smith" only.

                                    At present, if I Search keywords for "John Smith", I get photos whose keywords include "John" and those whose keywords include "Smith". These then have to be searched manually to find any "John Smith" photos, a tedious task.

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                                    • Allow search results that combine Photos, Videos, Galleries, Folders, Pages

                                      Option to allow the search feature to extend across all of Photos, Videos, Galleries, Folders and Pages rather than having to choose one of those categories a default.

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                                      • Fix the shifting search boxes

                                        Can the search box be fixed so that it doesn't move from the right side of the page to left when a search is executed. It also looks odd because its size changes too.

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                                        • add a link back to site's homepage on search results page

                                          When searching through a site and looking at search results, there is no way to get back to the actual website. (At least for basic account websites).
                                          There's always the link back to www.smugmug.com but there's no link to mywebsite.smugmug.com

                                          => Please add a link on the search results page to browse back the the website being searched.

                                          Right now you have to click on a search result which opens a lightbox inside a certain gallery; close the lightbox; then click on the little "home" icon in the breadcrumb bar of that gallery. There should be a breadcrumb bar on…

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