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fu ([staff profile] fu) wrote in [site community profile] dw_news2010-09-02 12:30 pm
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Update, 1 September 2010

Hi Dreamwidth!

I've been stuck with a craving for Lucky Charms (they're grrrreat! And are for kids, silly rabbit), so I've been having that for breakfast this entire week. Also had it for lunch this one time a cat leaped up onto the dining table and ate my lunch for me. Hey, at least the cat didn't get my cereal.

Anyway let me just hand off my cereal bowl and we can start with the update.


A Warm Welcome


We've noticed a lot of new members this week! Welcome to those of you who are coming from LiveJournal -- you might want to check out the Guide to Dreamwidth for LiveJournal Users.

Last Week's Progress


This week's code tour was done by the ever awesome [personal profile] cesy.

That brings us to exactly 2002 bugs which have been resolved fixed, and almost 2300 bugs that have been resolved in some way. This week also brought us another milestone: I filed our 3000th bug!

Since our bug list contains planned features and code cleanup as well as actual bugs, I'm really proud of this milestone.

This Week's Request for Feedback



We have another version of the update Create Entry page up for feedback.

And first of all thank you to everyone who left feedback for the last version! We weren't able to respond to everyone individually, but we read all your comments and tried to take all of them into account while working on this latest version.

The short list of changes is:

  • less options on page startup

  • ability to customize the page so it fits your posting habits

  • full list of tags

  • editable individual tags

  • fix for the red flash issue

  • tweaks for older browsers, including better support for resizing

  • various appearance and behavior tweaks



Play around with it a bit :)


We built in drag and drop functionality for mouse users. We are aware that this only works for mouse users, and we'll be working on ways to have something that will work for everyone, not just mouse users.

We'll also start integrating the mockup into the backend soon, which means that the next time we do this, the mockup should respect your site scheme and use your icons/tags/etc (it still won't remember your settings, though, and it won't work to actually post).

Communities that Link to Other Communities that Link to Other Communities


This week's theme for community plugs is communities that link to other communities to get you started on finding and making those communities that you're interested in:


And finally, some links that don't fit into the theme, because I've said "community" so much that it doesn't look like a real word anymore:

  • [community profile] getting_started - for any questions you may have about getting started here on Dreamwidth

  • interests search, to search for people and comms which share your interests

  • site search, to search by keyword for posts about topics you're interested in

  • the latest entries page, to see the latest public entries posted to Dreamwidth. Also possible to see the latest public entries with a specific tag


Equally Warm Goodbye


And that's it for this week. Rest of this month is [staff profile] denise's as per usual. As always, if you're having problems with Dreamwidth, Support can help you; for notices of site problems and downtime, check the Twitter status page; if you've got an idea to make the site better, you can make a suggestion.

See you again next week!
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[personal profile] ekmisao 2010-09-02 04:37 am (UTC)(link)
This is why people are migrating to your place: http://news.livejournal.com/129190.html

we all beg you not to make the same mistake.
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[staff profile] denise 2010-09-02 04:41 am (UTC)(link)
Fear not. We do hope to add Facebook and Twitter crossposting someday, along with Wordpress, Tumblr, Movable Type/TypePad, etc, etc, but it will have to be set up by the end-user, and if we ever allow the crossposting of comments (which I sincerely doubt we will), it will only be available on locked entries if the comment poster is the same as the entry poster. (So, nobody will be able to crosspost comments from your locked entries.)

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[personal profile] inarticulate 2010-09-02 04:43 am (UTC)(link)
Oh, my gosh, customizable posting page! So every time I think it can't get better, it does. No, I don't have any feedback that's actually helpful, I am just here to be ridiculously happy.
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[personal profile] jumpuphigh 2010-09-02 07:55 am (UTC)(link)
This is, I believe, our third round of "what do the consumers think" with the posting page transformation. Each time, [staff profile] fu and whoever else is working on it that round takes our comments and works on making it better. We, the users, get to help create this online home that we will be living in. It's so amazingly wonderful and makes me tear up if I talk about it too much.

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[personal profile] another_social_casualty 2010-09-02 04:47 am (UTC)(link)
Just out of curiosity, how many new users have you gotten in the past 40ish hours?
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[personal profile] ily 2010-09-02 04:53 am (UTC)(link)
I'm very curious about this too! lol

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9350 new accounts!

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Re: 9350 new accounts!

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[personal profile] kyrielle 2010-09-02 04:48 am (UTC)(link)
Thank you for the latest mockup! I like it a lot, and am looking forward to it going live.

But...sad face. I can't make the "Current" items go away. There's no checkbox. I so often don't use those. And if I could keep the mood and kill the other two, even better.

Sadder face: I can't put anything above the subject and entry...which is exactly where I want the "journal" options, since I know when I'm starting where I mean to send the post.
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[personal profile] dancing_serpent 2010-09-02 04:57 am (UTC)(link)
And if I could keep the mood and kill the other two, even better.

That would be most awesome! I always post moods, but never location and music.

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[personal profile] karayan 2010-09-02 04:49 am (UTC)(link)
The new update page is pretty much the most amazing thing I've ever seen. Drag and drop! The ability to choose a full-width update box! Control over the number of options! AAAAH ♥
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[personal profile] cheyinka 2010-09-02 04:49 am (UTC)(link)
Awesome, backspacing after a tag has gotten the dotted circle around it deletes the tag! (but backspacing once won't do it!) Was that true in the last mockup too?

I like the compromise between "give me my oooooooooptions where are my oooooooooooptions" and "auuuugh too many options" for what's displayed the first time the page is loaded. I also really like that I can choose to have some things on the side of the entry-composing box, even though my browser window's relatively small!

I am really looking forward to seeing what this looks like in Celerity :)

(p.s. I am really delighted one of my icons is in the example set :D)
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[personal profile] swordage 2010-09-02 04:52 am (UTC)(link)
That Create Entry page is GLORIOUS. It is exactly what I wanted. Thank you so much, Dreamwidth. Collective-you is/are awesome. So much awesome.
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[personal profile] helens78 2010-09-02 05:23 am (UTC)(link)
This, this, word-for-word this. +1!

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[personal profile] charmian 2010-09-02 04:53 am (UTC)(link)
Update page is looking very good! I like how we can make it wide (although my personal pref is for it to be a bit longer). The ability to customize the options is great, also, although is it intended that we can't get rid of "Currents"? (I'd like to delete it too, as I never use it) It's also great that we can drag and drop the things, to get a nice streamlined experience.

The only thing I still think is kind of questionable is the placement of the 'delete' and 'post' buttons, which feel aesthetically kind of off to me. Maybe they could be made somewhat larger?

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[personal profile] timeasmymeasure 2010-09-02 04:57 am (UTC)(link)
It won't move!
Is the drag and drop supposed to be functional already, or is that for the next time?
Personally, I think that'll be the clincher for me. If I can move things where I want them to, then everything else sort of falls into place.

I love the tag module. It's lovely.
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[personal profile] lluvia 2010-09-02 05:00 am (UTC)(link)
You have to click 'customize this screen' first to be able to drag and drop!

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[personal profile] sophie 2010-09-02 04:58 am (UTC)(link)
You know, when I said that I wanted a pony, I didn't expect you to go and give me one! Honestly, this is love. <3 And you already know that it's not accessible for those who don't use the mouse, so that's even better. :D

Will play with the update page more tomorrow, but I wanted to get this piece of feedback right in there :D
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[personal profile] ninetydegrees 2010-09-02 04:58 am (UTC)(link)
Customize this screen is very nifty and I see lots of little improvements too (browse tags, clearer labels, icons replaced with text, better action bar, simpler looking date). I'm not sure drag and drop's obvious enough but it sure is awesome. However, I still dislike the styling, I still wish Save and Preview were with Delete and Post and the bar was duplicated below the entry, it still feels a little cramped, and I don't know how I feel about hiding boxes be default either (it's different from collapsing them).

But this version's tons better than the previous one for me. Thanks for listening to critiques. :)
Edited 2010-09-02 05:03 (UTC)

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[personal profile] lluvia 2010-09-02 04:58 am (UTC)(link)
o-omg drag-and-drop for the Create Entry page. ;o; I have no other feedback than THANK YOU GUYS, THIS IS PERFECT.
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[personal profile] dancing_serpent 2010-09-02 05:03 am (UTC)(link)
The new Create Entry page looks much better than the last version. I love how the browse function works for icons and especially for the tags. ♥

It would be even better if I would be able to move all the modules above the subject line and entry field, but if not, I could get used to how it works righ now.
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[personal profile] yhlee 2010-09-02 05:10 am (UTC)(link)
This. I like the ability to customize, but what I had hoped for most was to be able to move the security setting to above the subject line/entry. Still, it's pretty nifty as it is.
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[personal profile] tifa 2010-09-02 05:15 am (UTC)(link)
The new page looks good so far! Definitely less busy than the other mockups I saw, though I didn't play along with it much. On another note, it's just really nice that you guys are going through all of this effort to make sure mostly everyone is satisfied with the new page (and the fact you're even telling your users that you're changing the page at all is very much appreciated!)
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[staff profile] denise 2010-09-02 05:30 am (UTC)(link)
We know that we're never going to be able to please everybody, because everybody uses DW differently and everybody has different ideas about what things should look like, but we're trying to avoid actively pissing anybody off, y'know? *g* The end goal is to get something that everyone can live with, even if they aren't all starry-eyed about it. (Starry-eyed would be wonderful, but really, "live with" is all we truly want ...)

For major changes to things people use all the time, this is totally the process we're going to go through. I doubt there'll be anything else this huge for a while, since the update page is something that literally everyone on the site uses at some point or another, if not frequently/every day, while most of the other redesigns we have in progress are things people only use rarely. But we totally want to avoid fifty pages of cat macros. (I kind of burned out on the cat macros when I worked for LJ. *G*)

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[personal profile] sky 2010-09-02 05:19 am (UTC)(link)
Bestill my heart.

This is the update page I always wanted.
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[personal profile] miang 2010-09-02 05:26 am (UTC)(link)
Wow. I'm normally extremely ostrich-like when it comes to site scheme changes ("please make the innovation go away") but I have to say the new Create Entry page is pretty phenomenal. If I had one teeeeeeeny tiny nitpick, it would be that I'd like the option to put the entry box on the right and the stacked list of selectable options on the left. Apparently I am wired backwards.

Everything else looks pretty stellar with it. To everyone who worked on it, kudos and thanks for your hard work!
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[personal profile] annotated_em 2010-09-02 01:28 pm (UTC)(link)
+1

I like having my menus and options and ...stuff... on the left and my text boxes on the right. *shrugs*

But oh my gosh, how much do I like this version of the site scheme otherwise? Bushels and baskets.
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[personal profile] darkemeralds 2010-09-02 05:43 am (UTC)(link)
The degree of design improvement in the update page is remarkable. I liked it before--I was fine with it--but now it's really stellar, and I can fully appreciate the difference.

It's fantastic. Thank you! I can hardly wait to start using it.
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[personal profile] wide_worlds_joy 2010-09-02 05:46 am (UTC)(link)
Yes, yes I like the new create page. I can't really see anything I can comment on to help improve it, other than to make a "return" the default for posting once you unfocus the text box. Is there a way you could number the tab jumps, or customize that so that if I want to change my icon first (and d&d it so that it's in that order), hitting the tab will take me there initially, as opposed to others who might want the crossposting window first?
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[personal profile] azurelunatic 2010-09-02 09:14 am (UTC)(link)
I wonder if a "customize tab order" checkbox would be the thing? Then you could tick that, and suddenly the tab order dropdown lists next to the checkbox for each item, which had been shifting automatically based on the position on the page, would unlock and you could manually select the order.

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[personal profile] syderia 2010-09-02 05:51 am (UTC)(link)
The new update page looks really good.

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[personal profile] briarwood 2010-09-02 05:55 am (UTC)(link)
The new create entry page...OMG I want to take it home and hug it and kiss it and call it George.

But I won't :)

My one criticism (though it's more a "thing" than criticism), is the "customise this screen" button. It's weird - even though the yellow welcome message states very clearly where it is (kudos for that feature, BTW), I had to look three times before I actually saw it. My visual brain is a bit odd that way, so probably it's just me. But really: it just blends in so well I couldn't find the darn thing. I had a moment of being really irritated that it wasn't there.

But once I did find it...wow. I'm in love. Customisation! Drag-and-drop! Wide posting window!

I'm dying to a. see what this looks like in other site schemes and b. use it for real asap!!!
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[personal profile] sophinisba 2010-09-02 02:36 pm (UTC)(link)
I had this same issue. It took me quite a while to *see* the customize this screen button, wonder if it could be a little more prominent. BUT ONCE I CLICKED IT IT WAS SO DAMN AWESOME. WOW.
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[personal profile] chaosraven 2010-09-02 05:59 am (UTC)(link)
The new update page is awesome, you guys. I love it.
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[personal profile] strangesequitur 2010-09-02 06:03 am (UTC)(link)
I think I want to lick this prototype. That's a bit weird, isn't it?

My only real style comment is that the tag browsing popup (which I love) seems rather bland, and has a few display issues, for me. (Firefox.) Any time a row has a long tag in one of the columns, the other columns gain unsightly line breaks. Is this thing table-based? Does it really need to be? (And while I'm being hopelessly OCD, is there any way the text could align to itself, instead of wrapping under the tickybox? Could I have a pony that shoots rainbows from the laser mounted on its head?)

This is truly awesome. Major kudos to everyone working on the new update page.

(My default cross-posting preferences will be honored even if I choose not to display that infobox, yes? Things continue to exist even if I can't see them, right? Insert quantum physics joke here.)
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[staff profile] denise 2010-09-02 06:10 am (UTC)(link)
My default cross-posting preferences will be honored even if I choose not to display that infobox, yes?

Yes, the cat is not dead. ;) Things will totally xpost if you've got it set up to xpost by default, even if you don't have the box visible.

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[personal profile] vanessagalore 2010-09-02 06:06 am (UTC)(link)
I am really pleased with the way you integrated the feedback you received on the proposed changes to the update page. I think it strikes a nice balance of being approachable for someone new, and yet will offer cool features for the advanced user, and that's a neat trick. The fact that you asked for our opinions and listened to our suggestions is far more important than the actual end result, imho.
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[personal profile] branchandroot 2010-09-02 06:09 am (UTC)(link)
Love the post interface! It does everything I want, and it makes sense to me, and yay!
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[personal profile] cesy 2010-09-02 06:12 am (UTC)(link)
I really like the new mockup.

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