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  1. Enhance visitor and viewing statistics

    I am building galleries for several audiences and need to know more information about what is being viewed, when and by whom. I am familiar with traditional web metrics and would like to know if smugmug would enhance their viewing stats with more data.

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      3 comments  ·  Stats & Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • have a SmugMug-wide monthly highlight gallery, promoting selected photos for sale.

      Let's promote the photographers. A smugmug.com gallery highlighting images of the month that are for sale via smugmug. 24 images each month, selected by committee. Photographers can opt in for consideration. Pro accounts only.

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      • When viewing pages display gallery and preview hit counters

        Both PBase and Zenfolio can optionally display number of page hits when you browse to individual galleries and image previews. Naturally this can be controlled whether you want it on/off, only for owner or for others who browse your images.

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          0 comments  ·  Stats & Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Embed keywords/tags into image

          I would like the option to embed the keywords or tags I set into the image. Then if I export or send the image, the keywords/tags will stay with the image.

          48 votes
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            6 comments  ·  Image Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Create an offline version of smugmug for use in a Kiosk

            How about an offline standalone version of smugmug that we could install on laptops in order to present a gallery and take orders on site at an event? Then when we return to our home or office and get online, the orders would be transmitted.

            6 votes
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            • Allow AutoPlay on Embeded Video Clips

              Allow Embeded Video Clips to AutoPlay when selected on a page. Create a FlashVAR that can be passed to the player. The default can be NO as to not effect any installed/embeded clips. But allow for the ADDITION of autoplay=true; for newly embeded videos. Just a thought. Thanks.

              24 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Video  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • add a per-unit charge input field for cards in the shopping cart

                The price input for the cards sets the extended price for bulk purchases, it'd be helpful to be able to enter a per-unit price and have the extended price calculated for the user.

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                  0 comments  ·  Ordering/Products to Buy & Sell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Dark and Light theme choice for visitors

                  Because many people are into dark colors and many into light colors, I want to make my visitors to have an option of theme switch, like the smugmug itself, the way we can choose between Dark and Light.

                  The same theme exactly, but one looks dark and the other is light.

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                    2 comments  ·  Site Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • have a feature that sends the photog an email when one of his galleries

                    I would love the ability to be informed when a customer has accessed their gallery - something that you could turn on/off within each gallery.

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                      0 comments  ·  Privacy & Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Link to external items in galleries

                      There are some limitations on the video and file types that can be included in a gallery. If one has a seperate hosting solution it would be very helpful that one can link there but have the navigation in the gallery. The way I envision it, one would upload a "placeholder" image that would allow for the inclusion in the gallery. However when the user clicks on the image it would redirect to the other location. Here is a use case, I want to create a gallery of me at a tradeshow. Included in there would be a recording of…

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                        0 comments  ·  Gallery Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • searching for images based on exif

                        On many occasions I've wanted to be able to search for photos using a certain lens or at a certain ISO. It would be great if just like searching for keywords you could search across all your photos for exif tags.

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                          13 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow unlimited proof delay

                          I like to upload minimally-processed photos, and let my clients choose which they'd like. The proof delay is awesome, making it possible for me to process as they order. However, I can't go on vacation now, without fearing a print order.

                          Or, what if I take 1,000 photos at a wedding, and the customer orders 200? I have no chance of processing that many photos in 7 days.

                          This should go for digital downloads as well.

                          25 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Commerce/Selling Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Key Words on Purchased Items

                            Add a feature for Pro accounts that would give us statistics on the key words associated with pictures that actually sold. This would give us a feel for what topics people who actually buy photos are searching on. Possibly a summary by month on a rolling 12 month basis.

                            3 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Stats & Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Retain shipping addresses

                              I'm my own best customer, buying lots of my own prints for delivery to relatives across the country. The same names pop up over and over, but I have to re-enter the addresses every time. Sites like shutterfly and amazon allow me to store frequently used shipping addresses, making it easy to buy. Imho that would be a nice feature for smugmug to consider.

                              14 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Ordering/Products to Buy & Sell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Option to exclude filenames from image URLS

                                Regardless of how it influences SEO, I don't want my original filenames in my image URLs on my site. Unlisted galleries don't have nicename or original-filenames in the image URLs, how about giving us the option to turn them off on public galleries too. Please!

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                                  0 comments  ·  Gallery Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Death and Smugmug

                                  Copied from dgrin forum submission: http://www.dgrin.com/showthread.php?p=1216098

                                  Hello,

                                  Many of the dgrinners that I've become associated with through this forum seem very passionate about their photographs and their Smugmug websites, especially if they're like me and have spent countless hours trying to get it all "just so." I would even go so far as to consider my Smugmug site as part of my long-term legacy after I'm dead, given what I believe is it the site's meaningful content and undoubted persistence of the Internet.

                                  In this regard, I contacted Smugmug to inquire if they have a mortality option whereby an existing…

                                  15 votes
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                                    6 comments  ·  Subscription/Account  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Print appovals for large prints

                                    I shoot sports. Some low light shots can not be print large. I offer up to 30 x40. if i don't offer people wont ask to buy and I don't have time to nitpick every photo and manually adjust the pricing for each. what i have been doing is touching up the picture and letting the customer approve via email with a 3X photo view.

                                    can you automate this within smugmug?

                                    3 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Commerce/Selling Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • add order date and shipping date to the order confirmation page

                                      It says my order will take 3 weeks to come but it doesn't say the date it shipped.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Ordering/Products to Buy & Sell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Option to add Contact Info/Form for Standard Users

                                        As of now, there is no way of contacting the owner of the Smugmug site you are viewing if they are a Standard user. I think this is something that should be standard for any site. Whether it be a link to email the site owner or a form that the visitor can fill out with his/her inquiry or suggestion, a method of contact is a must!

                                        Yes, I know it is possible to add your contact info in the About Me section but that does not allow links or any flexibility whatsoever.

                                        17 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Site Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add ability to order prints in black and white or sepia (rather than permanantly changing).

                                          Many sites offer the ability to order prints converted to B&W or sepia at the time of purchasing. Any way to add that in?

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