🎇 Reordering is Now Easier

Now you can reorder photos by simply dragging and dropping—no more clumsy reorder window needed. Just hover over any photo, click and hold the move icon (next to the red remove icon), and drop the photo where it belongs, easy!

Have questions or comments? Reach out via our contact page. Improvements like this come from member feedback, so keep it coming!

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💡Toggle the Photo Lightbox in Your Stories

To add even more creative control we have launched a toggle to disable the photo Lightbox in your stories. We heard your feedback that in some cases the Lightbox can take a reader out of the narrative.

Disabling the Lightbox will prevent visitors from clicking or tapping a photo to see it in more detail. This will apply to any photo in your story.

You can find this toggle under "Display" via your Story Options. To see it in action enter preview mode once you have made the change. While in edit mode you can still open a photo in detail to add captions to a clickthrough link.

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🌚 Dark Mode for Your Exposure Site

Starting today your Exposure site can now support Dark Mode! This new display option can bring more contrast to the stories that might benefit from a darker environment.

For a great example of Dark Mode in action check out the Exposure site of photographer Dave Krugman → https://stories.davekrugman.com/

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Enabling Dark Mode is as easy as flipping a switch, literally. A new Dark Mode toggle can be found in your Site Preferences → under "Design Options', it is available to all members.

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Check out a few more examples from our talented members below:

https://robertpauljansen.exposure.co/

https://adventures.javilorbada.com/

https://coops.exposure.co/

https://talelnacer.exposure.co/

🔗 Change Your Story URL Before Publishing

Previously the Exposure story editor would auto-generate a URL(or slug) based on the title of your story. For example, if a title was "Best coffee shops in Atlanta" the URL would be /best-coffee-shops-in-atlanta once the story was published.

We got lots of feedback from our storytellers that you would like to set the URL before you publish as sometimes an auto-generated URL is not quite right. So starting today you can do just that! While drafting a story you can head to your Options to set the URL.

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You can still change the URL after publishing as before. Enjoy!

🌎 Facebook Pixel Integration

Exposure For Business subscribers can now easily place a Facebook Pixel into their site and stories with no need for any code. Grab the Pixel ID from the Facebook Events Manager and just one click later you are good to go. Head over to your Business Options to get started with the Facebook Pixel Manager.

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Learn more about installing and managing the Facebook Pixel here in the Exposure Help Center here→

⚡️ Fading Scroll Effects for Stories

Smooth scrolling effects for story photos is now live and looking beautiful. As your visitors scrolls a story each photo will gracefully fade in. This is an automatic update and there is nothing to enable.

For a great example check out Tom Bond's story on Chernobyl: https://tombond.exposure.co/chernobyl-pripyat

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If you would rather disable these effects then we have also included a toggle in your Design Options in Preferences: https://exposure.co/preferences

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🔩Stability and Speed Improvements

The stability and speed of Exposure is an ongoing mission for the team, it's one of our top priorities to get your stories loading fast and always available.

We are pleased to announce that we have completed a (really) long list of upgrades that has greatly improved response time, uptime and story loading times! These upgrades have had a noticeable effect on the performance of the platform.

The core of those improvements was moving the majority of our infrastructure to Amazon Web Services as to improve a lot of aspects of performance, but also add a lot more redundancy to our systems. This means that downtime is now extremely unlikely.

Story caching is also live across the site to deliver your stories double quick, we now save and serve a static copy of your story when it's published (then update it when you make changes) instead of loading it from our database each time it's visited.

We appreciate the communities patience as these upgrades have been performed. Many more to come!

Control the Featuring of Your Content

The Exposure team loves to show off your great work by featuring your stories and photos, but we respect your privacy and understand you might not always want that. We've added a new privacy toggle under Account settings to let you opt out of Content Featuring. Check it out in your Account details here: exposure.co/account-details

Toggle Email Notifications Sending Right from Your Stories

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The story editor just got better! You can now disable your Subscriber Email notifications from sending when you publish any story. There's no need to turn off all Subscriber Email Notifications in your Preferences. Just pick which stories you want to send out! You can find this under "Publishing" in your options from today.

Enjoy!

Two Columns Layout for your Text

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The two column story layout has arrived! In classic Exposure style, it only takes one click to organize your story text into two columns instead of one.

In the editor, you can hit the new button in the top left of a group in your story, just under the alignment button. Once toggled it will turn the text component of a group into two very clean equal-width columns. The column sizing will continue to be equal as you type for text like magic🔮.

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Check out this story from the south of Italy by the ever talented and Exposure subscriber Lauren di Matteo to see an example: blog.laurendimatteo.com/sempre

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