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New Bulk Galleries add-on in beta

July 20, 2021

A new way to create galleries in bulk is now in beta for all existing Pro customers. You can go to Sunshine > Add-on Manager to find the new add-on and install it on your site. I am looking for feedback on how the add-on works and where any tweaks can be made or if […]

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Light Blue integration now available!

July 12, 2021

We are happy to announce that a new add-on is available for integrating Sunshine with a Light Blue account. Light Blue takes the stress out of your business admin tasks, and helps you to manage shoots, clients, and finances with ease. Meaning you can spend more time taking great pictures, and less doing office work. […]

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Making Sunshine’s image search more advanced

April 20, 2020

Sunshine’s search widget has never been all that advanced as Sunshine’s primary use case is not for stock photo sites. However, in the 2.8.16 update, this search process will be updated! Sunshine will loosely match any title or description for the image. So for example, searching “car” would return an image if it’s title is […]

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What should the next major add-on be?

April 12, 2016

Sunshine has been in “cruise control” for a while. My focus on Sunshine coding has been on small tweaks to usability and fixing bugs. I have also been focused heavily on marketing so Sunshine can grow it’s user base and “get bigger” so I can spend more time working on it (more income Sunshine generates for […]

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Why Sunshine doesn’t have guest checkout

September 17, 2015

One feature request I get on occasion is for guest checkout. To be honest, this request has always baffled me. Here’s why: It is definitely true that many users will abandon a checkout experience if they are requested to register an account before they are allowed to checkout. In reality the number of fields to fill […]

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2.0 Beta

September 25, 2014

Update: 2.0 has gone on down a different track. 2.0 itself will actually not contain a single new feature and not be a complete rewrite of Sunshine as many have been asking about. Instead, it will be a fundamental shift in how Sunshine is marketed and structured as a plugin – that is the most I can […]

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Our take on user accounts

April 9, 2014

Sunshine requires user’s to register an account in order to mark images as favorite and to make a purchase. Some photographers seem to not like this approach. Here is our take: When a user wants to make a purchase with Sunshine Photo Cart, they need to provide email, name and shipping/billing information. The difference between […]

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1.7.0 Released – Watermarks

April 7, 2014

We finally caved, you can now setup an automatic watermark feature for your photo cart galleries in Sunshine For a long while we resisted adding a watermarking feature to Sunshine. We believe clients should be shown the highest quality images when making the decision to buy. When you let a web server add a watermark, […]

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