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Send a collection of photographs to your client for approval.

Client Proofing for Photographers.

Say goodbye to overcomplicated communication with your clients: Shoot. Upload. Get Approved.

All from the comfort of your own WordPress installation.

  • With picu you can create collections of photographs from your photo-shoots.
  • Send your client a link to a collection via email as part of the workflow.
  • Once the client approved the collection, you will be informed via email.
  • Easily retrieve your client's selection to use in your photo administration software of choice.


  • PHP 5.6
  • WordPress 4.5



Author Claudio Rimann, Florian Ziegler
Contributors florianziegler, pandulu, haptiq
Tags album, albums, client, client proofing, clients, collection, galleries, gallery, image, images, lightbox, media, photo album, photographer, photography, photos, picture, pictures, proof, proofing, thumbnails
  1. picu screenshot 1

    picu in the WordPress admin: Simply create a collection of photos and send it to your client.

  2. picu screenshot 2

    How a collection looks to your client.

  3. picu screenshot 3

    View approved images in a grid or as a list. Conveniently copy filenames of approved images.

  1. Upload the picu folder to your /wp-content/plugins directory.
  2. Activate the "picu" plugin in the WordPress administration interface.


Release Date: December 9th, 2016

  • Enhancements
    • Revised notification system with more meaningful notices when saving and sending collections
    • More preparation for upcoming add-on releases
    • Speaking of add-ons: Check out for the first two add-ons!


Release Date: October 11th, 2016

  • Enhancements

    • Preparation for upcoming add-on releases
  • Bugfixes

    • Removes an embarrassing bug which added "test: " before email subjects


Release Date: August 16th, 2016

  • Enhancements
    • You can now duplicate collections
    • Update how picu sends emails
    • Prevent picu collections form showing up in Yoast SEO's xml sitemaps
    • More preparation for upcoming add-on releases


Release Date: June 7th, 2016


Release Date: April 21st, 2016

  • Enhancements

    • Add filter to change the default filename separator, see picu FAQs for details
    • Add Finnish translation (Thx Rami & Tom)
  • Bugfixes

    • Make picu compatible with (some) caching plugins


Release Date: March 12th, 2016

  • Enhancements
    • Redirect clients to the homepage after they submitted their selection
    • Implemented a hook to change the default email message
    • Small styling enhancements


Release Date: January 22nd, 2016

  • Enhancements
    • picu now (officially) supports password protection for collections
    • Added a dialog box when trying to edit a collection that has already been sent to the client
    • Added a loading indicator when saving/sending collections in the front end
    • Lots of small styling enhancements


Release Date: December 29th, 2015

  • Enhancements

    • Added new labels for our Custom Post Type "Collections" (WordPress 4.4+)
    • Added a new filter for customizations through Add-Ons
  • Bugfixes

    • Fixed a conflict on some admin screens when $current_screen wasn't set


Release Date: December 9th, 2015

  • Enhancements

    • Added support for native responsive images (WordPress 4.4+)
    • Updated German translations
  • Bugfixes

    • Fixed a display error in the backend for WP 4.4+


Release Date: November 25th, 2015

  • Enhancements

    • Completely redesigned backend UI!
    • Added the possibility for other sharing options (instead of email)
    • Re-Organized some files behind the scenes
  • Bugfixes

    • Fixed size of thumbnails in backend after upload
    • Fixed a bug on the welcome screen
    • Fixed width of Add-On boxes for large screens


Release Date: October 29th, 2015

  • Enhancements

    • Update translations
    • Added licensing functionality for picu add-ons
  • Bugfixes

    • Fixed a bug where a collection would not be displayed correctly
    • Fixed a bug where email content was not formated correctly


Release Date: October 23rd, 2015

  • Enhancements

    • Display maximum file size limit for image uploads
    • HTML emails are now sent by default (can be turned off in Settings)
    • Added some missing translations
    • Added custom hooks and more small preparations for picu add-ons
  • Bugfixes

    • Add versioning to js/css files to make sure the right files are loaded, regardless of caching
    • Fixed some display bugs in IE


Release Date: October 7th, 2015

  • Enhancements
    • HTML email notifications
    • Improved compatibility with other plugins
    • Added more under-the-hood goodness to prepare for future updates and the release of picu add-ons


Release Date: September 12th, 2015

  • Enhancements

    • Added a new list view and filter to check approved images in the backend
    • Added preview thumbnails to theme settings
    • Added filter hooks to backbone templates and collections, models & views
  • Bugfixes

    • Remove double admin page titles


Release Date: September 7th, 2015

  • Enhancements

    • Added the photographers email address as CC in emails to the client
  • Bugfixes

    • Fixed confirmation emails to the photographer when a collection is approved
    • Fixed a bug where images were displayed in the wrong order
    • Fixed a bug where admin notices were displayed in the wrong places
    • Fixed password protection for collections
    • Fixed uninstall routine for multisite installations


Release Date: September 1th, 2015

  • First official release (public beta) to the repo.
Version 1.0.0

Requires WordPress version: 4.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 09 Dec 2016

Date Added: 01 Sep 2015

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