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  1. Windows Server

    Would like the ability to use a Windows Server as core for the application.

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    • A timeline for favourite pictures

      I would love a way to star my favourite pictures and then they show in a timeline view. Similar to thislife.com

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      • advanced search filters

        I'd love more advanced search filters.

        For example:
        including AND, OR, and NOT when filtering by tags
        sorting by the most favorites and comments
        sorting tags by the most popular tags

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        • 7 votes
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          • batch download

            I'd like to be able to download an entire album or set of results.

            41 votes
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            • username as title of page

              I think it makes more sense to have the title of the page be "username's photos..." instead of "email's photos...".

              Or better, it would be customizable.

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              • Besel Theme doesn't show album option

                The Besel theme (unlike the Besel 2.0) doesn't have the 'Album' tab that is included in the 3.0 release.

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                • OpenPhoto crashes when setting "hide from search engines"

                  Using OpenPhoto with my own server (local mysql database), I can reliably make openphoto fail to load the interface if I set the "hide from search engines" options in settings. If I do that, I get:

                  Warning: require("/home/XXXXXX/src/libraries/dependencies.php) [function.require]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/XXXXXX/src/libraries/models/UserConfig.php on line 88

                  Fatal error: require() [function.require]: Failed opening required '"/homeXXXXXXXl/src/libraries/dependencies.php' (include_path='.:/usr/local/lib/php:/usr/local/php5/lib/pear') in /home/XXXXXXX/src/libraries/models/UserConfig.php on line 88

                  I can fix it by **first** making a copy of the .ini file in userdata/configs and restoring from the backup when I get the errors.

                  6 votes
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                  • Can't rerun setup

                    I'm trying to use OpenPhoto with my own server (mysql). I noticed an issue with the Besel 2.0 theme (oversized photos). I read somewhere that using the default theme might help, but to use that I had to rerun the setup. However, when I tried that, I got a 404 page.

                    3 votes
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                    • fullscreen mode

                      Ability to go to fullscreen mode when viewing so that
                      - one photo fills entire screen and
                      - click to right or left side of the photo goes to previous or next photo.(Also keyboard shortcuts: left,right, esc).
                      - Cursor is hidden if the mouse is not moved.
                      - Slideshow feature so that no user input is required to change between photos
                      - Background can be chosen but should be either dark grey, black or white.

                      This way you can actually see the photos very well, which is the most important feature of the photo gallery.

                      61 votes
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                      • Show photos larger

                        1. Change the layout to a much larger default zoom (or make it configurable at least).
                        At the moment, even on my laptop, the photos only fill one quarter of my screen in gallery view. When viewing just one photo, it's maybe one twentienth of the screen! It's not nice to try to view photos like this at all, since you can't actually see them. This should be the primary focus of a photo gallery, seeing photos!

                        10 votes
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                        • is there a way to display the image gallery with all my photos into a wordpress?

                          i love how all my images are shown in an image gallery. is there anyway to displauy this gallery of images into a worpdress post?

                          4 votes
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                          • google storage

                            Support Google Storage (alternative to S3).

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                            • editing for tags

                              When I edit tags to my photos I would like to get a list of m tags I already used. That would be comfortable and avoid mistakes like using tags which are more or less the same, like singular and plural of words/ tags.
                              It would be also great to access the tag section on itself to edit or delete tags.
                              And please program to delete 'spaces'. If you hit the space bar at the end of a tag it's a different than without.

                              6 votes
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                              • git-annex storage

                                git-annex assitant is a very promising distributed storage system that's getting funded on kickstarter ;-) and which should help manage photos displayed in openphoto too. See http://git-annex.branchable.com/ for git-annex and http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/joeyh/git-annex-assistant-like-dropbox-but-with-your-own for git-annex assistant

                                4 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                                • Security/sharing

                                  It would be great if my unique homepage could have a general password to view it as opposed to having to grant separate users access.

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                                  • JavaScript issues: I cannot sign-in.

                                    This is for openphoto.me. I have not deployed my own installation.

                                    IE 64-bit 9.0.6, and IE 32-bit 9.0.6 on Windows 7 64-bit, cleared browser cache:
                                    -- No sign-in link or button on http://theopenphotoproject.org/ or https://openphoto.me/
                                    -- The "Create Account" button at https://openphoto.me/ doesn't do anything.
                                    -- I see the words, "Sign up using Facebook" above the form, but the "Sign up using Facebook" button does not exist.

                                    Chrome "19.0.1084.46 m" on Windows 7 64-bit:
                                    -- No sign-in link or button on http://theopenphotoproject.org/ or https://openphoto.me/
                                    -- I got this message when using the signup form: "Email already used. Looks like you've…

                                    5 votes
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                                    • Generate Short URL's

                                      I'm a happy openphoto user, but i'd like to see url's to be shortened when posting them to Twitter for instance. To avoid building it from scratch OP could perhaps use the Goo.gl shortener API https://developers.google.com/url-shortener/v1/getting_started i personally i also love the statistics it generates.

                                      7 votes
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                                      • guest pass

                                        Guest passes like flickr. I know signing up isn't very hard, but it's still a heck of a lot easier to just click a single link.

                                        93 votes
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                                        • Federate using OStatus

                                          Connect with GNU MediaGoblin (which is also a photo hosting solution) and identi.ca/other OStatus users.

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