New Features and Site Changelog

I will use this thread to detail new features or changes we’ve added to the site over time.

Here’s your opportunity to provide feedback on certain features.

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Follow Functionality

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Private Message Bubble Design

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“Card” Style User Directory

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Wiki Formatting

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2020-08-22T05:00:00Z

Thread Reply Backgrounds

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Who’s Online Flair
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2020-08-22T05:00:00Z


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2020-08-25T05:00:00Z


Added “message bubble” functionality to differentiate PMs from thread replies.

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2020-08-25T05:00:00Z


Added rule sidebar in “Games and Roleplaying” category (desktop only)

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2020-08-25T05:00:00Z


Updated user list (https://forum.wackywriters.com/u/) to show user cards instead of list.

Please provide feedback on this one over on Site Bugs, if you don’t like it.

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2020-08-25T05:00:00Z


Added “GIF” insert option to editing toolbar.
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2020-08-25T05:00:00Z


Updated Wiki formatting. Much prettier now on Dark and Light.

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2020-08-25T05:00:00Z


Removed “Graceful” theme from install. Users will be defaulted to Light if using.

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2020-08-30T05:00:00Z

Updated themes to include reply containers for easier differentiation.

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2020-09-18T22:33:00Z

Added “Follow” function for users in the forums.

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2020-09-16T22:34:00Z

Added “For-Profit Shops and Content” category. To go live 2020-09-19T02:00:00Z

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2020-10-12T01:58:00Z

  • Added “Online” flair to user avatars. This can be disabled by hiding profile.
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2020-11-15T06:00:00Z

  • Added “Stopwatch” functionality. Any thread tagged with “sprint” will have a stopwatch displayed at the top of the thread.
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2021-01-25T05:16:00Z

Added “Animal Crossing” theme.

Integrated new status page (see at https://wackywriters.statuspage.io/).

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2021-01-30T05:50:00Z

Added emoji reaction functionality. Poll included.
1 = Hate It
5 = Love It

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Resized server to add more space.

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2021-02-04T08:06:00Z

Updated reaction emoji formatting. Continue to vote above or offer alternative design suggestions in the feature thread.

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2021-02-18T16:48:00Z

Known Issue: “Network”/Follow link results in 404 for some users. Scheduling maintenance to test bug fix 2021-02-20T05:00:00Z.

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2021-02-20T06:13:00Z
Known Issue: “Network”/Follow link results in 404 for some users. Bug fix and updates still hasn’t resolved. Will reach out to Discourse directly and update.

Added “Birthday” functionality. Birthdate is an optional field. Filling it in will display :cake: next to your name on your birthday.

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