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  1. 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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    • Have Smugglr import albums from PicasaWeb by filename (maintaining custom order)

      Have Smugglr import albums from PicasaWeb by filename (maintaining custom order)

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      • ORGANIZER: Identify source of collected image

        I would like 2 related things:
        1. Within Organizer, when I'm at a source image, I'd like to know if it is used in any collections; either the # of collections it is used in, or (ideally) the actual destination galleries.

        2. Within Organizer, I know that for a collected image, I can tell (from the little curved arrow) that is not a source image; but I'd like to know from whence it originated. (yes, I realize at the site, I can see in the bottom left corner the originating gallery - at least, while using some Gallery Settings; but…

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        • allow subsites

          My Phanfare photo site allowed me to easily create subsites, discreet, viewing pages with no breadcrumbs up the ladder to my main site. Vital for me, as I use my photo site for both family and professional purposes, with lots of photos shared between each.

          Since migrating to SmugMug over a year ago, I'm unable to easily set up this important facet of my site. And while I've found work-arounds, it's enervating having to trick SmugMug into allowing me to do what I need to do with my site.

          I've written this suggestion before, as have others. Without the addition…

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          • Multi-select photos for deletion with Control + click

            Enable selection of non-sequential photos in a gallery by holding down Control and clicking. This is a common multi-select in operating systems and browsers. Would make it easier to clean up galleries.

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            • two way sync with dropbox

              I use Smugmug's Folders and Galleries to organize photos and videos by date and occasion, and make an attempt to have the SmugMug file structure mirrored by the file structure on my PC in a Folder (with many subfolders), called "Organized Photos". However it is vastly easier to organize photos on SmugMug because of the ability to see the results, than on the PC. In order to keep organized, I have "shoeboxes" on my PC (often in Dropbox too) which are folders into which scans and camera pics are put as they occur, then migrated and organized in SmugMug, and…

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              • Option to delete collected photos from all locations

                Redesign the "Delete Photo" function so that any selected photos have the option to be deleted just from the active gallery or deleted globally from all galleries.

                Example:
                "Delete selected from this gallery"
                "Delete selected from all galleries"

                It is cumbersome to chase "Collected" Versions and "original" versions when culling you galleries

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                • bring back the quick settings in the new gallery screen! It definitely streamlines the process for frequent users :)

                  I loved having the Quick Settings in the "new gallery" window. It definitely made my process easier as someone who creates 3-6 new galleries per week!

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                    3 comments  ·  Organizing & Curation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • please add this selection criteria to smart galleries: "all galleries within folder ***"

                    please add this selection criteria to smart galleries: "all galleries within folder ***"

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                    • View captions in organizer mode

                      I'd like to see a way to view captions when in organizer mode. It's currently possible to view only titles. (The reason I ask is that I would use the captions in sorting the photos.)

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                      • Undo Sorting (revert back to previous manual sort)

                        Undo a gallery sort. Say I've been manually sorting photos in a gallery, but want to try one of the predefined sorts, like sort by date taken. If I don't like that sort, I'd want to go back to my manual sort. Right now, no way to do that.

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                        • Enable Collect function to work at a folder level

                          Now that you've enabled uploading of folders and everything under that folder (whether it's another folder or pictures), I think another great extension is to allow the collect feature to operate similarly at a folder level

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                          • display a warning when deleting an original photo that is used in collections...

                            I suggest that whenever an original photo is to be deleted, a warning is displayed that states that 'this photo is collected in 3 galleries"..."do you still want to delete?".... Also, listing all the galleries where it appears would be nice.

                            Additionally, may want to display an icon on the "original" photo that indicates is it collected in another gallery (the collected ones show an icon, why can't the original)

                            Thank you...

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                            • Consider my "fix" for scrolling in ORGANIZE

                              Dear SMUGMUG,
                              I’m a new user and I’m frustrated with one behavior in SM that makes it very difficult to organize multiple albums into folders. I’ve inquired from your Support Staff about this and their answer was essentially, “That’s just the way it is.” Well, I want to suggest what I believe to be a BETTER way. I’m not certain this can be programmed, but I hope you will consider my suggestion:

                              THE PROBLEM
                              Under ORGANIZE, when dragging a long list of albums into what may be a fairly long list of parent folders, the scrolling is so fast that…

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                              • Show folder hierarchy in link to collection original

                                In lightbox of collected photo, you show link to original source gallery but don't show the folder hierarchy.
                                Instead of showing
                                From smart
                                assuming it was inside nested folders, it would be better to show
                                From folder/subfolder/smart

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                                • Allow Visitors to Rate Photos, then Sort Galleries by their Rating

                                  Please offer a sorting and rating system. It would be great if as the clients are looking through their images they could rate each and then sort by the rating. This would make it easier to cull through the images. I know that they can click on the stars, but it doesn't seem like they can be sorted.

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                                  • Single-click remove from collection

                                    There is currently no way to remove photos from single collections - at least not with Edge. There is an icon that appears on collected photos. Make that icon clickable with a menu allowing that photo to be removed from that collection.

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                                    • Moving picture to different gallery changes sort order to manual

                                      I have a gallery sorted by picture date. When I moved a picture to a different gallery by drag and drop, the sort order of the current gallery changed to manual! Is that a bug? I could just reset the order but I may not remember what I had it set to previously...

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                                      • color coding

                                        others have suggested greater control over color coding public folders, which would is cool. but I'd like to be able to color code items in the organizer to more easily find my way through many folders and galleries while managing the structure behind my site. Thanks!

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                                        • Remember last manual picture sequence

                                          I may spend a long time sorting a large gallery manually. I may then change the sort method to sort by date taken, or whatever. If I change my mind and want to go my to my manual setting, it would be nice if the system remembered my last manual arrangement of the pictures.

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