Update
Sep 15, 2020
Improvements - 15 Sept 2020
  • Lazy-loading of images added to blog posts to improve loading performance. Will reflect on future image uploads.
  • Image selection and management in galleries improved
  • Bulk actions for Store and Blog improved in Studio
Update
Sep 14, 2020
Improvements - 14 Sept. 2020
  • Design of the Order Success page made better.
  • Added the ability to show sidebar on blog listing pages
  • Loading performance of Client Spotlight page improved
  • Loading performance of Store Listing Pages improved (Product Listing and Category Listing pages)
  • Studio user interface improvements
Update
Sep 10, 2020
Improvements - 10 Sept. 2020
  • Navigation options added for Folder items on the website.
  • Default product descriptions added for WHCC print lab products.
  • eCommerce activity section added to Client Galleries. Each client album will now show all orders associated with it in the album settings area.
  • Add-to-cart button design optimized
  • Horizontal scroll gallery - Images' loading optimized
  • Galleries - Large image viewer optimized on mobile devices
  • Studio user interface improvements
New Feature
Sep 03, 2020
Page Builder - Users can now duplicate any section


Update
Apr 24, 2020
Commenting on Client Galleries

Enable clients to easily share their feedback by commenting on images in Client Galleries. You can also reply to client comments and engage in a two-way conversation with them in real-time. There's much more to Commenting!

Update
Apr 06, 2020
Updates to Pixpa's Terms of Use and other Policies

We're writing to let you know that we've updated our Terms of Use and other policies to reflect product updates, comply with applicable law, ensure transparency, and better align with our practices.

Which policies are changing?
We have made revisions to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. We have also added a new Cookie Policy and Data Processing Addendum.

What do you need to do? 
There's no action required on your end - we wanted to make sure you're informed. The new updates are effective April 6, 2020, and by continuing to use our service, you agree to the updated policies. We encourage you to review these revisions. If you have questions related to these updates, please contact support@pixpa.com.

Update
Mar 12, 2020
Album Defaults are here

One of our most requested feature - Album Defaults are here. Now you can save Album Defaults for your client albums (album and gallery design and settings, favorites, downloads, eCommerce and much more). Whenever you create a new client album, these defaults are automatically applied on that album, saving you a ton of time. Sweet!

Set your Client Album Defaults

Update
Mar 06, 2020
Set Home link for your Client Album

You can now specify the link to which you want to direct users to when they click on the logo/site title in a client album. Choose between website home, album home or specify a custom link to apply on your logo/site title. You can customize this for each client album from the album settings section.

Set Home link for your Client Album
Update
Mar 03, 2020
Notification Feed for Client Albums

Each client album now has got a Notifications Feed that includes all the activities recorded for that album - logins, favorites, and downloads. You can find the Notification Feed in the Activity section of any client album.

You will also get Email Notifications on this activity. You can set the Email Notifications settings here.

Notification Feed for Client Albums
Update
Feb 28, 2020
Announcement Bar for Client Albums

You can now add an Announcement Bar to each client album. Highlight a message, news or offers by showing a full-width announcement bar on the top of the client album. Available in the Album Options section.

Announcement Bar for Client Albums
Update
Feb 19, 2020
Introducing Email Notifications

Stay on top of everything happening on your website and client galleries

Get an email digest on your website's activities like form submissions, newsletter subscriptions, orders and client gallery activities such as logins, favorites, orders, and downloads. You can set the time for receiving the email updates in your inbox or switch them off.

Plus, all activity notifications are available in a single place in the Pixpa Studio with the new Notifications Feed.

Update
Feb 18, 2020
Easier access to Privacy Controls

Privacy Controls for Client Albums are now consolidated and available on a separate page in the album options. This makes them easily accessible and also reduces clutter on the album settings page.

Blog
Feb 03, 2020
SEO for Photographers and Creatives - The Complete Guide

Confused by all the jargon around SEO for your new website? This guide will tell you everything you need to understand to implement SEO for photographers and creatives.

Update
Sep 13, 2019
Galleries get a huge update

Pixpa Galleries just got a big update with a brand new interface and new tools that give you more power to manage images and media.


Galleries now sport a full-width, clean interface that gives you much more space to work on your images. We have added the ability to easily multi-select images and move/copy them to any gallery on your website. There are new tools to set any image as the banner, show file names and create mobile gallery apps. Image Accent Colors have arrived. Plus uploading images is blazing-fast now.

Learn more about the Gallery Updates


Update
Aug 14, 2019
The New Pixpa Studio is Here

We have just launched a complete re-design of the Pixpa Studio. The new studio offers a much more intuitive and easier experience of building and managing your website, store, blog and client galleries. The new interface and workflows would let you accomplish more, faster. 

The New Pixpa Studio is Here
Update
Aug 07, 2019
Stripe integration is now SCA ready

We have updated the Stripe integration for Pixpa websites. This has been done as starting in September 2019, a new regulation called Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) requires businesses in Europe to request additional customer authentication for online payments.

With this update, the Stripe integration with your Pixpa website now fully supports SCA—including exemption logic—and ensures that you only ask customers to provide additional authentication when strictly necessary.

Learn More

Blog
Jul 17, 2019
How to Create Your Portfolio Website - A Complete Guide

Here are 14 tips to creating a successful portfolio website to attract and impress potential employers, clients and collaborators.

How to Create Your Portfolio Website - A Complete Guide
Blog
Jul 08, 2019
How to Start Your Small Business - The Complete Guide

A step by step guide on how to start a small business and turn your entrepreneurial ideas into success.

How to Start Your Small Business - The Complete Guide
Blog
Jul 05, 2019
15 Top Photography Contests & Prizes in 2019

We have rounded up the best photography contests from across the world that are sure to inspire photographers around the world, regardless of age or skill level.

15 Top Photography Contests & Prizes in 2019
Blog
Jul 03, 2019
35+ Best Art Schools In The World

Here is a comprehensive list of 35 art schools and colleges around the world. We have handpicked them based on their geographical location.

35+ Best Art Schools In The World
Blog
Jul 01, 2019
25+ Photography Tips for Beginners

Here are 25 Simple Tips for Beginners to keep in mind while taking Photographs.

25+ Photography Tips for Beginners
Blog
Jun 24, 2019
The Ultimate Guide to Freelance Photography

A comprehensive guide on how to become successful as a Freelance Photographer.

The Ultimate Guide to Freelance Photography
Blog
May 30, 2019
24 Best Photography Workshops Around the World

Choosing the right photography workshop needs careful consideration. Read this guide to learn about the best photography workshops around the world and how to pick the right one.

24 Best Photography Workshops Around the World
Blog
May 29, 2019
30+ Top Photo Collage Apps You Should Check Out

Here are 30+ photo collage apps that you can use to learn how to make a photo collage quickly and efficiently.

30+ Top Photo Collage Apps You Should Check Out
Blog
May 23, 2019
Meet 18 Makeup Artists with Stunning Portfolio Websites

We have rounded up a list of 18 Makeup artists with stunning Portfolio websites designed on Pixpa. Have a look at these examples and get some inspiration to create your portfolio.

Meet 18 Makeup Artists with Stunning Portfolio Websites
Blog
May 21, 2019
15 Stunning Architecture Portfolio websites to get you inspired

Whether you are an established design studio or an emerging architect, your Portfolio website is key to gaining new clients and growing your business. We have created a list of 15 stunning Architecture Portfolio websites to get you inspired.

15 Stunning Architecture Portfolio websites to get you inspired
Blog
Mar 29, 2019
The Top 60 Modeling Agencies In America

Choosing the right Modeling Agency is essential to bolster your modeling career and bring in the right opportunities. We have compiled a comprehensive list of the top 60 Modeling Agencies in America to help you make a mark in the modeling world.

The Top 60 Modeling Agencies In America
Update
Feb 13, 2019
Add an Announcement Bar to your website

Highlight a message, news or offering by showing a full-width announcement bar on the top of website.

Add an Announcement Bar to your website
Update
Dec 28, 2018
Introducing Mobile Gallery Apps

Pixpa's Mobile Gallery Apps are personalized photo gallery apps that you can create to share your images quickly and easily with your clients. Your clients can add them to their mobile devices as apps and access them easily anytime.

Introducing Mobile Gallery Apps
Update
Dec 10, 2018
Instagram Snippet added to Pre-footer

You can now add an Instagram snippet that would pull images from your Instagram feed to the pre-footer area of your website (this will be shown on all pages above the site footer). Your Instagram account needs to be authenticated for doing this.

Instagram Snippet added to Pre-footer
Update
Dec 01, 2018
Add a email subscription form in the pre-footer

Collect email newsletter subscribers by easily adding a subscription form in the pre-footer of your website now.

Add a email subscription form in the pre-footer
Update
Sep 11, 2018
A brand new Pixpa is here!

We have just launched a brand new version of Pixpa, making the process of managing your online process easier and more fun.

A brand new Pixpa is here!
Update
Aug 16, 2018
New fonts added - Pick from 500+ fonts

Great news! We have added a ton of new fonts to Pixpa. Now you can choose from 500+ fonts for your website.

New fonts added - Pick from 500+ fonts
Update
Aug 16, 2018
Website margins & paddings for header/footer

Add space and balance to your website layout with website margins and paddings for header & footer.

Get more control over your site layout and design the visual look you want.

Website margins & paddings for header/footer
Update
Aug 06, 2018
New-look Pixpa is on its way - Sneak Peek

Pixpa will soon get a completely new look. It's been in the making for 3 months now and is based on the feedback we have got from all of you. The new and improved interface is designed to make the experience of creating and managing your website even easier and dare we say so, much more fun.

We hope you will enjoy the lighter, fresher look. We are loving it :) Here's a sneak peek:

New-look Pixpa is on its way - Sneak Peek
Update
Aug 01, 2018
Select multiple images and drag-n-drop to sequencing

Sequencing images in a gallery is easier now. You can select multiple images and then drag-and-drop all of them together into the desired new position. All selected images are sequenced accordingly. Try it out now.

Select multiple images and drag-n-drop to sequencing
Blog
Jul 30, 2018
Photographer's Insurance Explained

Have you considered how to safeguard your photography business? For professional photographers, loss or theft of expensive equipment could cause significant financial hardship and loss of business revenue. Liability is another important concern.

Insuring your photography business against all these threats critical for your peace of mind.

Photographer's Insurance Explained
Update
May 29, 2018
Restore deleted content items

Introduce the new Trash Bin. Now, you can now restore any deleted item (Galleries, Pages, Groups, Dropdowns, Blogs etc) from the last 30 days.

Restore deleted content items
Update
May 14, 2018
All-new WYSIWYG Text Editor

We have introduced an all-new WYSIWYG Text Editor that improves the experience of writing blog posts, product descriptions, and content for pages etc. The new editor supports better rich media and social embeds (YouTube, Vimeo, Google Maps, Twitter and Instagram cards, Soundcloud etc).

All-new WYSIWYG Text Editor
Update
May 01, 2018
Enable Filtering By Tags in Groups

You can enable now enable filtering of group content items using tags. Just add tags to content items, enable filter by tags, and the tags will appear on the group layout in your website.

Enable Filtering By Tags in Groups
Update
Apr 12, 2018
Export gallery as a PDF contact sheet

Need to share your gallery with someone as a contact sheet? You can now export selected images or the full gallery as a PDF contact sheet.

Export gallery as a PDF contact sheet
Update
Apr 10, 2018
SSLs now secure all Pixpa websites

Big news - All Pixpa websites now have SSL certificates installed on them.

SSLs now secure all Pixpa websites
Update
Mar 31, 2018
Horizontal Justified Dynamic Grid layout

Use the new, beautiful and flexible horizontal justified dynamic grid layout for your galleries and groups.

Horizontal Justified Dynamic Grid layout
Update
Feb 06, 2018
Take online payments with Stripe or Paypal

Add an e-commerce store to your Pixpa website and start selling in minutes. Connect your Stripe or Paypal account and get paid directly to your bank account. Pixpa takes no commissions on your sales.

Take online payments with Stripe or Paypal
Update
Jan 10, 2018
Your website sitemap is now automatically created

Your Pixpa website now gets an automatically generated and always updated Sitemap. You can see the sitemap at yourdomain.com/sitemap.xml. Having a sitemap can help Google index your website better.

Your website sitemap is now automatically created
Update
Jan 03, 2018
Control image compression settings

You can now specify your image quality compression settings to balance image quality and site speed. Quality settings changes are applied to images that are uploaded after making that change.

Control image compression settings

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