Privacy and Security

Protect My Photos

Gallery, page, and folder privacy settings

SmugMug gives you several privacy options that you can apply to any Gallery, Page, or Folder on your site. You can mix and match how visible or locked down you want your photos to be by tweaking your Visibility...

Protecting my images

If you're concerned about copyright infringement and unauthorized printing, we have some preventive options to help! Turn off printing The Shopping Cart option determines whether or not the Buy/Add to Car...

Hide individual photos in a gallery

Have a few photos you'd rather keep to yourself? Go ahead and add them to SmugMug with the rest, but use the Hide Photo feature so your visitors only see the best. How? While logged in, you'll see a wrenc...

Hide account owner information for a gallery

Yep, just enable "Hide Owner" in your gallery settings, under the Security & Privacy tab. There are a few things this setting will affect. Hide Owner will remove the nickname from your URL and mak...

Track views of my photos

Seeking fame? If so, we'll help you see just how many fans sought you. We track hits for every image and video on your site. Take a look at our stats feature to see information on how often your photos and v...

Watermark photos

If you have a Portfolio or Business account, you can protect your photos with custom watermarks. No worries, watermarks won’t appear on prints ordered through SmugMug. And we don't watermark your origina...

Supported browsers and operating systems

Whether you're managing your own galleries or simply viewing someone's photos, it's a good idea to make sure the tools you're using are compatible with ours. We're flexible, but if something doesn't look right ...

Custom watermark not working

If you've applied your custom watermark to photos and don't see 'em, make sure you've done the following: Check the pixel dimensions of your Original image. We won't apply watermarks to any photo small...

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