This Lightroom plug-in will let you publish and host your own web apps. Using Lightroom, just click the Pro Image Share Template, add your contact-studio info and use Lightroom’s built in FTP to publish to your own web host (Go Daddy, Host Gator, Blue Host, A2, etc.) This will NOT work with services like Photobiz, Zenfolio or Smug Mug. They are not just a host and do not give you FTP access to their servers. You can use the plug-in but hosting space will need to be purchased..
Watch the video below for an overview of the plug-in in action. REQUIRES LIGHTROOM VERSION 2 OR GREATER
This is the web app that was created in the video above:
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One time payment of $69 – publish as many web apps as you want for life to your own unlimited shared web host.
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After purchasing please refer back to this page. There are instructions for install on both Mac and Windows, plus video that should get you started.
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Installing the plugin:
You should unzipped files and then place the ProImageShare.lrwebengine (file Mac) or (Folder PC) as shown below :
On MAC OS: userhome/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Lightroom/Web Galleries/
On WINDOWS: Programs/Adobe/Lightroom/shared/webengines
After that the “Pro Image Share” template will show up in the web module of Lightroom in the top right panel.
Customizing the home screen icon:
On a (PC) go the the folder where you installed the plug-in “Programs/Adobe/Lightroom/shared/webengines”. Lightroom should be closed when altering resources. There you will find the resources folder under the ProImageShare folder. Inside the resources folder you will find all the resources the plug-in uses when creating an app. Just open the icon files (apple-touch-icon-72×72-precomposed.png, apple-touch-icon-120×120-precomposed.png, apple-touch-icon-152×152-precomposed.png and apple-touch-icon-precomposed.png) in photoshop, place your logo, flatten and save them right where they are located. That’s it. Now the apps will have your logo. You can also customize the other graphics too, just remember not the change their name or size.
In Lightroom, go to the Lightroom menu option, then Preferences(Mac). Under Presets click “Show Lightroom Presets Folder…” Close Lightroom leaving the Presets folder open.
This will show you your presets folder. Go under Web Galleries and command click the ProImageShare plugin and select show package content (Mac) from the drop down menu. You will then see a resources folder, inside you will find all the resources the plugin uses when creating a app. Just open the icon files (apple-touch-icon-72×72-precomposed.png, apple-touch-icon-120×120-precomposed.png, apple-touch-icon-152×152-precomposed.png and apple-touch-icon-precomposed.png) in photoshop place your logo, flatten and save them right where they are located. That’s it. Now the apps will you create will have your logo.
Using Lightroom’s Built in FTP:
Watch the video below to see it in action.