330Re: [fanficauthors] Re: Site update
- Feb 5, 2012
You might have to reset your preferences on a story page...
TimOn Feb 5, 2012 9:03 PM, "JoÃ£o" <ThadiusZho@...> wrote:
I had my display settings for a specific window size and font, but the site isn't respecting them right now. Just so you know...
--- In email@example.com, "jeconais" <jeconais@...> wrote:
> So, finally, a few months later than expected, we have the long-promised
> code updates.
> While every effort has been made to bug test this, there are probably
> some still floating around. Alas, I don't have the resources I do at
> work to run full tests for all browsers.
> computer (running Chrome), so it should be fast enough for everyone.
> So, what's changed?
> * Login with Facebook/Google. If nothing else, this stops people
> from needing emails that are (currently) dodgy. I don't store any of
> these details, I just match your email address with one in the site. If
> no match is found, then it offers you a chance to either create a new
> account, or reclaim your original account.
> * Improved story lists - you can now filter, or even do a basic
> search for stories. I'd have liked to put in a full text search as
> well, but don't have the server resources to do so.
> * Improved story uploading for Site owners - Finally switched to a
> DOM based parsing system (From the regex based one) that appears to be a
> LOT more robust
> * Changed the translation system to be far more comprehensive.
> * Complete visual refresh
> * Improved Font Size/Style, CSS and page width settings. These are
> now available on all story pages
> * Updated the user pages (to see all a users reviews) to be more
> * FINALLY - fixed the problem with .mobi files, and Kindles. New
> versions are being uploaded at the moment.
> * Allowed better html customisation on reviews/comments
> * Fixed the bugs showing chapters (On mine) before they were
> officially released. This has been a long standing bug, that was
> discovered in December. When I found the bugs, I delayed the release of
> the stories until i could fix it, but finding this meant re-tooling
> parts of the site, that just delayed everything. I will be releasing
> the chapters "officially" for the few who didn't find them before hand
> There are more, but I can't think of them right now. What started as a
> quick hack to integrate Facebook/Google quickly grew out of control, and
> a lot of ideas were tried, then removed.
> As always, IE support lags behind Chrome/Firefox/Safari - however, it
> looks like IE10 will support the URL pushState objects, bringing them
> into line with the other major browsers. I've also dropped support from
> IE7, 8 is acceptable, just - but if you are stuck on Windows XP, it
> would be better to use a more up to date browser, if only for stability
> and security.
> If you do find anything wrong/weird - please contact me.
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