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new Google Licensable Feature in image search

Google is introducing a new feature in image search whereby images will have a licensable badge and info on where to buy a licence. This requires adding URLs in various IPTC fields as per the following article

It needs a "Web statement of rights" which I presume in photomechanic is the "image rights " box with the source and copyright url fields being the important ones. However I am not sure which field represents the "Licensor URL". Any suggestions or is this a field not yet within photo mechanic ?

Hi Jonathan. Good news.  We are currently working on adding the XMP: licensor URL field. I can't give you a specific time when it will be released, but I'll try to keep you updated. 

Thanks, the google feature is not out yet so we have time before its needed :o)

Thanks for letting us know you are working on it. Years of avoiding Bridge/PS captioning has been great. Would be invaluable to have asap.

Please keep it a high priority. I see its 6 months since the last comments.

An invaluable addition. 

Would like to continue to stay away from Bridge/PS captioning when so easily done in PM.

We all want to be ready to have our images maybe making that little more for us. ;)

Found it.

With this in mind..  could you please also give a bit more consideration to this request:

It will be invaluable to ensure websafe filenames are created that can be used in the Licensor URL fields, allowing Google to direct you straight to the correct file.


Good news - as long as everything goes according to plan, the licenser URL field should be out in the next release.

That's a good point on the filenames, Jason. I'll bring it up with the team. 

Marziah, I was under the impression that the Licensor URL fields were already IN Photomechanic 6..  I included a screenshot of it in that link above... am I mistaken?

Oh, you're right. It is already out there. I don't know why I was thinking it would be out next release. Here's Mick's excellent post on how to use it. 

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