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  1. Calendar Based Booking, Contracts, and invoices

    If you would like to have a Calendar Based Booking feature added, please vote. The idea is this: a potential client visits your site and wants to know your availability. She sees that a particular day is available, and clicks on that day. She is then presented with a form that contains fields of information that the photographer deems necessary. After filling out the information, the data is emailed to the photographer, and that date is temporarily booked, pending payment. If you would like a calendar/booking feature similar to this implemented, please vote now

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    368 comments  ·  Client Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This feature has been reviewed and given the current roadmap this will unfortunately be not able to happen in 2016. We will reassess at a later time.

  2. Send email from my domain

    It would be far better to have emails sent from my domain than "Zenfolio [noreply@zenfoliomail.com]; on behalf of; CCG Creative Studios, LLC [sales@ccgcreativestudios.com]". This is simply not a very attractive presentation to the client. You've done a very nice job removing branding in most places for the Premium account, but this is a weak spot.

    If Google Mail can figure out how to send email through my SMTP server by letting me set up credentials in the proper way, then surely the smart people at Zenfolio can find a way to do the same thing.

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    48 comments  ·  Edit View/Admin Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Improved Visitor stats

    Currently the most popular Photos / Galleries leaves a lot to be desired. At the very least make it the top 10 most popular photos - but preferably have the chance to drill down on a per gallery basis. I know Google Analytics exists - but I'm not sure why we should need to sign up to an additional external account to find out info on our shots.

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    63 comments  ·  Edit View/Admin Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Coupons for specific items

    I would like to be able to be more specific with coupons.. such as choose specific products or print sizes that the coupon applies too.

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    planned  ·  67 comments  ·  Selling Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Dynamic Collections

    I would like to see the ability to set up dynamic galleries. For example, you could set up a gallery that contains all of your public photos with the keyword "sunset." Or all photos with a focal length of 200mm. Or all photos with a focal length >200mm AND the keyword "sunset." The ability to specify which galleries to pull photos from would be nice as well.

    737 votes
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    65 comments  ·  Organization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This feature has been reviewed and given the current roadmap this will unfortunately be not able to happen in 2016. We will reassess at a later time.

  6. 583 votes
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    71 comments  ·  Edit View/Admin Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    As we have reviewed this feature and started the planning process, it was determined that other features take precedent in the current roadmap. We will reassess this feature at a later time.

  7. Official Zenfolio Lightroom Plugin

    Zenfolio needs an official Lightroom 4 plugin.

    I am seriously reconsidering my loyalty to Zenfolio.

    From the beginning, I felt like trusting a third party application with an expensive serial number was a bad idea. But just recently I bought Lightroom 4 and upon trying to re-enable my zenfolio plugin, the plugin gives me some bull **** error code stating that the $150 I paid adobe is invalid.

    I just want to express that until this is fixed, I am seriously considering shutterfly or smugmug.

    Thank you

    463 votes
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    38 comments  ·  API/Plugins/Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Custom options for self-fulfilled products

    I'd like to be able to add some options for customers to choose from on self-fulfilled products. Such as paper type, colors, finish, etc. A few preset ones would be fine along with the option to add my own.

    457 votes
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    52 comments  ·  Selling Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This feature has been reviewed and given the current roadmap this will unfortunately be not able to happen in 2016. We will reassess at a later time.

  9. Collaboration upload sharing link

    Do you shoot events and have multiple photographers (collaborators)? Would it be useful to have them upload their own photos to your site?

    This idea would allow users of your choice to upload photos to a gallery of your choice. This would avoid having them transfer photos to you and then you having to upload them to your site.

    Once the photos are uploaded then you can manage them just like any other photos on your site.

    The upload screen could be made available to the collaborator via a link sent by the page owner. Access to the link would…

    409 votes
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    54 comments  ·  Edit View/Admin Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    As we have reviewed this feature and started the planning process, it has been decided to look into 3rd party integrations for this feature. As such, the timeline has shifted and it’s not in the current roadmap while we determine the best course of action.

  10. 406 votes
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    73 comments  ·  Vendor Related  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Support for Apple's Retina displays.

    Now that the displays aren't just on iPads and iPhones but on the Macs too. Websites that support this (HiDPI mode) look far better, and photo sites should be first.

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    planned  ·  67 comments  ·  Client Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Ability/option to present galleries exclusively in Slideshow mode (like the Home Page)

    Ability/option to present galleries exclusively in Slideshow mode (like the Home Page). This would make for a more professional looking website.

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    planned  ·  36 comments  ·  Customization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. 370 votes
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    52 comments  ·  Selling Features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. review shipping costs! get better deals from vendors

    Our customers start abandoning their carts when they see the shipping charges. Its a pitty.

    Shipping is a real deal breaker at Zenfolio.

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    53 comments  ·  Vendor Related  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. True and plain CSS and HTML customization.

    Let me upload CSS and HTML template files.
    Just give us the place-holder syntax you use and enable uploading of real files. No limits. No crappy, weird online customizer.
    Heck I don't like borders around everything and I don't want to deal with a thousand options for different borders you used in the template...

    320 votes
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    36 comments  ·  Customization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Custom pages are available for HMTL and coding, and we are working on improving those options to give even more flexibility.

  16. Guest Uploading Lets Your Fans Join the Fun

    Guest Uploading To Your Galleries From Events & Weddings

    Being able to upload guest photos to your galleries alows the bride an groom or attendies to see a different more candid view, plus it will add to print sales for you asyour clients might want to print a photo that a guest took. We all know that guest sometimes have more fun when someone they know takes the photo of them.

    Please read article below

    SMUG MUG DOES IT WHY CAN"T ZENFOLIO GET ON IT

    http://news.smugmug.com/2012/05/07/new-guest-uploading-lets-your-fans-join-the-fun/

    295 votes
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    42 comments  ·  Client Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Zoom in on area of image

    I would like to have a "zoom" Box When someone is looking at images they move the mouse over the image and a zoom box will show areas of the image larger. I would like this better than being able to make the whole image larger. (Walmart does this on products you are looking at)

    283 votes
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    37 comments  ·  Client Experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Subscribe to blog by email

    Users should be able to subscribe to blog via email - not only RSS

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    28 comments  ·  Blog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. "Fit" option for full-screen layouts (home page and galleries)

    Add a “fit-to-screen” option to the full-screen layouts for the home page and galleries to prevent photo cropping. When enabled, the photo is displayed as large as possible without cropping.

    Additionally, it'd be nice to have the thumbnails bar in these layouts centered rather than left-aligned (with small photo sets where the bar does not cover the entire width of the screen), as well as an auto-advance option.

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    31 comments  ·  Customization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Full Facebook integration

    Try creating a more full facebook integration, not only "like buttons" but also on the login system, for commenting ordering etc.

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