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Play video without opening a popup lightbox window

Currently when you click on a video it opens a lightbox popup window to play. I would like the video to play in the main window without leaving the gallery.

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    Tyler Hatch shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Completed  ·  Anne Bean responded  · 

    I’m happy to say we rolled out this change recently. Thanks for the feedback!

    -Anne

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      • Ben Ridge commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Anne... This does not happen in Journal style. Still opens up in the lightbox. Please fix!

      • Ben commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Totally agree. Hate the pop up box. Play the video in the existing window already, how hard can it be to code that?

      • Russell Kightley commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This would also make it easier for those with slower connections. Then an expand button could trigger the current system to match the browser if desired.

      • Hi commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Completely agree. This one point keeps me from using SmugMug for all my personal galleries.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I second this action. It would be nice in the SmugMug gallery view to have the video play right in the main window and not have it pop up into a new overlay window.

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