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  1. let us have a self-fulfillment print order capability

    SM's fulfillment is very swish. Problem is it's only valid for US people - printing costs and lead times make orders for EU customers prohibitively expensive.

    I know several other would like this feature, and like many others, I've been playing around with paypal payments (there's a good thread on dgrin about it). Problem is, well, it's paypal and doesn't give the photographer / seller the option to view an order before receiving payment.

    Google has a far better order processing system, but doesn't support logistics; a third party shopping cart is required and that costs money!

    So, why not…

    1,711 votes
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      169 comments  ·  Orders  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Privacy groups with separate passwords, with access to specific galleries

      Give users the ability to create groups with arbitrary 'labels' e.g. : family, friends, work colleagues, parents, etc.

      Allow a different password to be set for each of these groups, and perhaps even some generic settings (what size photos they get to see, for example)

      In gallery settings allow a tick box to tick which 'groups' may see this gallery. (include an "all" tick box too)

      When someone goes to the site, they type in the password they were given, which is the one of the group they're in. Then they get to see only what galleries have been checked…

      1,648 votes
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        109 comments  ·  Privacy & Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • FTP Uploading

        We've all used the various uploaders that are available. And all of us have had an instance where an uploader doesn't work, or suddenly stops working, thereby disrupting our entire workflow.

        Transferring files over the Internet isn't rocket science. In fact there's a special protocol for it--the File Transfer Protocol, or FTP for short. FTP is much more robust than http for sending files. It is cross-platform and supports almost every computing device out there, new and old. This way, the only time uploading stops working is when something is broken at SM, not when some code on a third…

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          150 comments  ·  Uploading  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Make A Blog Tool In SmugMug

          We already have the journal style, but let's have one that looks just like a blog. Add one picture and then allow title, text, date, time, etc so that it looks just like a blog entry.

          1,138 votes
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            80 comments  ·  Site Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • allow Pros to remove footer

            This was apparently a short lived option. Some folks are still grandfathered in, but Smugmug's current policy is to force a smugmug branding on our sites (various tricks to hide it are prohibited).

            I understand the need for branding, but as Pros paying quite a bit yearly, I think we should have the choice of whether we want the branding or not. I feel as if Smugmug is trying to play a small part at running my site.

            Can we get this option back please?

            1,006 votes
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              195 comments  ·  Site Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • A Bulk Gallery Download button for my Visitors

              My *fantasy Bulk Download *looks like a button that shows up on every page of my private gallery where I have enabled the Bulk Download Feature on. The button says something like "download all photos in this gallery". And if they click it they get a message somehow that says something like: "great! i'm on it, it'll take a while and i'll send you a link when it's ready"

              947 votes
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                138 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Localization for languages such as Spanish, French, German, Italian,etc. Let's translate Smugmug!

                Too many of my clients don't speak English as first language. Please add this feature to the printind outside the US one and we will all benefit.

                819 votes
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                  110 comments  ·  Site Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add Canadian pro lab

                  - Cheaper shipping cost for Canadian clients
                  - Hopefully quicker delivery

                  755 votes
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                    126 comments  ·  Apps & Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Digital Downloads for Packages

                    It would be good to have digital downloads available as an option for packages.

                    723 votes
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                      97 comments  ·  Orders  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • User email distribution list that notifies user when new pictures are added to a gallery

                      I would like the ability to set up an email distribution list for individual galleries. Whenever new pictures are added, an email is sent to the distribution list. This would be very helpful for pictures I post that family and friends are interested in seeing.

                      712 votes
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                        48 comments  ·  Social  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow an optional proof delay on Digital Downloads

                        Pros would be able to set a proof delay on DD's. As it is now if a customer orders a DD they get whatever is uploaded even if it's an untouched proof. Wouldn't it be nice to approve images before they're pulled down?

                        621 votes
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                          60 comments  ·  Orders  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Ability to export price list / catalog

                          I'd like to see an option giving pro users the ability to export pricing models in a spreadsheet friendly format, such as csv. This would make it easier to create a printable pricing sheet for brochures, handouts, price lists, etc.

                          [Admin Note: Merging this with requests for PDF price lists]

                          615 votes
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                            84 comments  ·  General Pro  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • customer email branding for pros

                            when my customers place orders have the email confirmations look like its from the photographer without all the smugmug branding

                            602 votes
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                              30 comments  ·  General Pro  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Set gallery expiration dates within gallery settings

                              I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to be able to set gallery expiration dates within my settings. I only allow clients to view their gallery for X amount of days and then have to manually go in and change the password to something random that they won't know.

                              I would like the choice to have their gallery password work for a certain amount of days that I can designate and then when it expires default to a "Your gallery has expired, please contact for more information" kind of deal. Maybe even a "days left" counter when they have to log in…

                              504 votes
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                                64 comments  ·  Site Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • SmugMug Photos on AppleTV

                                I would love to see SmugMug integrate photo streaming with Apple TV like Flickr and Mobile Me

                                504 votes
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                                  36 comments  ·  Apps & Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • PRINT IN AUSTRALIA!

                                  [Admin note: expanding original request to include all requests for printing in Australia, regardless of lab]

                                  Great eco printer: http://finsbury.com.au Beautiful, quality printing! Eco printers in South Australia. I had my catalogues for an art exhibition printed through them a few years ago and they are perfect.
                                  http://finsbury.com.au

                                  470 votes
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                                    66 comments  ·  Apps & Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow geotagging ("edit geography") of multiple photos on one screen

                                    At the moment I can only geotag photos one at a time; I have to open each picture first, then select the 'edit geography' link. I would like to be able to geotag multiple photos on one screen, as in the 'edit caption / keyword' feature for muliple images. Even better would be if I could just copy and paste coordinates for multiple images from an Excel spreadsheet. Geotagging images is my most time consuming operation in smugmug at present!

                                    380 votes
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                                      32 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Music makes everything better!

                                      Being able to upload songs for viewers to play for each gallery can set the mood for each different photoshoot you are presenting.

                                      372 votes
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                                        66 comments  ·  Site Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Build a photo uploader into your iPad app

                                        On my ipad I have lots of photo tools and I want to post directly to my smugmug gallery but there is no way to do it. Please build a photo browser / uploader into the smugmug app so I can edit photos on my iPad and upload them to my smugmug gallery

                                        340 votes
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                                          52 comments  ·  Apps & Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • add a button to pin to pinterest

                                          Just as you can tweet and facebook a photo, I noticed some blogs now have a "pin" button to pin your photo to pinterest.

                                          333 votes
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                                            40 comments  ·  Social  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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