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  1. Sell only matching aspect ratios

    I'd like a setting so that I can sell only the products which match the aspect ratio of the photo. As it is, customers pick the wrong sizes, crop it, and end up with a suboptimal picture.

    Plus, with so many products covering so many aspect ratios, there are too many products for sale to the customer, and it's labor intensive to hide them for each photo in a gallery with a different aspect ratio.

    308 votes
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      47 comments  ·  Ordering/Products to Buy & Sell  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow Folder Views/Organization in Sharegroups

      Currently, Sharegroups only display a flat view of Galleries which loses any organization of folder structure. Please extend to Sharegroups the same option that the homepage allows and also add subcategory to both homepage and sharegroups.

      172 votes
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        21 comments  ·  Social & Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Localized photo captions

        It would be über-great to be able to enter photo captions in different languages that would be displayed depending on the language settings of the viewer browser. If the language doesn't match, either display the first available language or English if available for this photo.

        13 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Image Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Can the navigation bar builder in the header also be in footer?

          There are various options on smugmug that's easier to link to rather than navigate through various pages so I add the links to the navigation bar. Currently the navigation bar builder is only an option in the header, but I'd prefer it in the footer as the links are essentially for my use rather than visitors.

          6 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Site Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Play Button Overlay for Video Thumbnails in Links or Slideshows

            Currently, when a video thumnail or still image is shown in style smugmug, it has a little play button overlay to help indicate that it is a video. This is lost when a link to the thumbnail is used via get a link or when the video still image is part of a slideshow.

            Please add the button overlay for all video thumbnails so people know they're looking at a still from a video, not a crappy picture.

            18 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Video  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • allow "sharing" emails at home page or folder level.

              I like to send "sharing" emails from SmugMug so I can track clickthroughs, etc. Often I want to tell all my friends that I have uploaded several new galleries, and I would like the link to point them to my home page or Category instead of an individual image. Then I don't have to tell them to click the link in the email, then to browse to my home page to see all the new albums.

              6 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Social & Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • ClicktoImage option for random.mg

                Since a lot of people are trying to use random.mg for clicking through a smaller image to the larger one or to the gallery where the image comes from, a clicktoImage option like on the flash slideshow would be great.

                8 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  xxOther  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 3 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Slideshow  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Offer a print delay (proof delay) for larger sizes

                    I would like to see a printing delay for sizes larger than say, 8x10. Of course the size would be of my choosing, but I wouldn't want to touch up 4x6's. I would be very interested in touching up a 30x40. I know I can do this now by delaying my entire order, but it could be automated if the order was all 4x6s and 5x7s.

                    4 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Commerce/Selling Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add a mass rename page for Nice Names

                      It would be great it there was a screen you could go to to do a mass naming/renaming of the nice names for an entire category... doing this one by one will take some of us forever...

                      6 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Image Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • make protected galleries searchable

                        Currently you have to be logged in to your SM site to get search results that include protected galleries. I'd like to be able to provide a keyword or event code that clients can use to quickly find the right gallery (while keeping the gallery protected). With this feature, coupled with virtual galleries, SmugMug will take over the world (or at least the tri-state area).

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                        Please allow keyword search in private gallery's! I'm a commercial shooter I want to provide a great option (a revenue stream for me) to my clients. If I shoot hundreds of "whatever" and the…

                        253 votes
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                          58 comments  ·  Privacy & Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Better Communication via Personal Message Feature

                          Promote communication between the SmugMug members vs. using the ‘photo comments’ section.  I’m imagining something similar to what other Social Networking sites currently use in the form of a Wall Post vs. Personal Message, ie. FaceBook.

                          4 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Social & Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Popular Photos based on View Stats

                            I'd like a way to add popular photos to my homepage based on number of views and view stats as an alternative to the thumbs up/comments method for calculating most popular photos. Dgrin thread here: http://www.dgrin.com/showthread.php?p=1154710

                            Thanks!

                            151 votes
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                              9 comments  ·  Stats & Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              Andy WilliamsAndy Williams responded

                              reopening as it was marked as complete in error.

                            • Sort by number within filename so video and pic files stay in order.

                              Allow for sorting based on the number within the filename. This way video files and picture files that have an incrementing number but different prefix/extension are sorted correctly. This would keep the correct sort order even if the pics are modified.

                              13 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Organizing & Curation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Create a customizable use license for Pros

                                or a license for editorial use.

                                383 votes
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                                  69 comments  ·  Commerce/Selling Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Smugmug maintenance message

                                  I like that we get a Smugmug maintenance message when the site is down but I would like the ability to change the message to my own wording. I don't think my clients need to know what smugmug is upgrading or why my site is down. Maybe put a text box in the member area that allows site owners to change the message to something simpler and less descriptive and more viewer friendly.

                                  7 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Site Look & Feel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Video links that don't point back to original gallery

                                    Can we get video links to work similar to photo links. Photo links simply have http://xyz.smugmug.com/photos/abcdef.jpg
                                    Video links currently have the name of the gallery included which forces you to put each video in a separate gallery if you don't want someone to see the contents of the entire gallery

                                    4 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Social & Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Allow RSS feeds in SM badges - i.e. recent photos

                                      The new SM badges for a gallery pics are great, but please allow these badges to be configured with feeds related to all RSS feed option. Such as recent photos.

                                      3 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Social & Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • View stats in spreadsheet format

                                        I now have 60+ galleries and although I can see the total usage or the detailed bar charts it's harder to get an idea of viewings across the site. Is there any chance of providing a spreadsheet type view (and/or a download option) showing the same data but so the traffic on all the galleries can easily be compared?

                                        96 votes
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                                          11 comments  ·  Stats & Tracking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow Customizations to be Uploaded and Downloaded

                                          The customizations to email feature is a great start, but what would be the icing on the cake is the ability to upload that file and it automatically read in the customizations in that file. The file format would probably have to be changed to XML, but I think this is really doable. Plus, it opens the doors for developers to have ready-made styles for SM that a user can just upload to their change and change and be ready to go!

                                          2 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  Customization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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