How to share SmugMug gallery on Facebook
Dog Photographer Rebecca Goutorbe
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A step by step guide how to share a SmugMug gallery on Facebook
Log in to your SmugMug account
Log in to your SmugMug account with your email address and password.
Find the SmugMug gallery you would like to share on Facebook
Go to ORGANIZE in the top bar. This will take you to where your galleries, folders and pages are stored.
Choose the gallery you would like to share to Facebook.
Check the SmugMug gallery settings
To check the settings on the gallery you would like to share.
Settings in the top bar
Then on the gallery
Check the sharing options are ON.
By having the sharing option on you and your visitors to your website will easily be able to share links to the photos or the gallery.
In the Security & Sharing check the visibility.
The visibility needs to be either Public or Unlisted
If the gallery settings are Private only me when you share the gallery no one will see the photos.
SmugMug gallery link
Next view the gallery on the photo site. Click VIEW ON PHOTO SITE
Then click the share button on the gallery. This will bring up a pop up with the gallery link.
Copy the SmugMug gallery link. Then go to Facebook.
Create a post in Facebook
Create a post in Facebook
Then paste the SmugMug gallery link into the Facebook post.
Once you put the gallery link into the Facebook post the feature image from the gallery will appear on the post and the title of the gallery will appear underneath the photo.
How to change the feature image on SmugMug gallery
The feature image on the SmugMug gallery is the photo which appears when you share the gallery link.
To change the feature image go to the gallery settings.
From the BASICS
You then want Feature Image
To change the feature image click on the photo or the square if there is no photo.
By clicking this, it will take you to the gallery of all the photos and you can then choose which photo you would like to use.
SmugMug mobile phone photo gallery app
You can also share your SmugMug gallery link from your mobile phone.
Download the free SmugMug mobile phone app.
Then just hit the share button on the gallery, copy the link and paste it to Facebook.
You can also add the photo gallery to your mobile phone home screen. So you will have your own mobile app straight to the gallery of images from your home screen.