Sep
9th
2011

Site Post » New FIMFiction · 10:55am Sep 9th, 2011

So, as you've probably just noticed, FIMFiction has been totally revamped. I've been working on this for the last week and a half and it's required essentially writing a significant portion of the site again from scratch. Part of this was to facilitate the use of a templating engine I've written, which is going to make it really easy to do a proper mobile site which has all the same functionality as the main site but for smaller screens. Just needs time.

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Aug
25th
2011

Site Post » Lots of new features · 3:34pm Aug 25th, 2011

Whew, I should have been doing these as I went along, but oh well. I've made some pretty huge changes around Fimfiction that'll be pretty noticeable to any authors. So let's get this thing started.

Have some adorable ponies too.

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Aug
17th
2011

Site Post » Other pony stuff · 4:04pm Aug 17th, 2011

So uh, for the past 2 weeks I've been kind of busy largely with other pony things not related to the site. I know this is really a dev blog but I guess there's no harm in posting stuff here!

DVD Cover

So this is the first thing I did, for the Equestria Daily DVD competition.

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Aug
3rd
2011

Site Post » Emails / Few other bits and bobs · 1:12am Aug 3rd, 2011

Keep forgetting to do a new post, I'll keep this quick.

Emails: You can now choose, in your settings to receive emails when people comment on, track, or favourite your stories!

Timezones: You can select your timezone in the user settings too. Not entirely exciting I guess.

Text truncating: You'll notice long story descriptions are now truncated, a bit like youtube descriptions. The limit before it'll show the "show more" button is 400 characters.

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Jul
29th
2011

Site Post » Private Messages · 1:51pm Jul 29th, 2011

So, I finally got around to doing this! It's definitely been a much requested feature so I hope people like it.

You'll notice there's a new option in the "My Account" section of the sidebar for messages. The number in the brackets is the number of unread messages you have. Clicking on it will take you to the inbox (as you can see above) where you can read you messages. Bold indicates new messages.

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Jul
26th
2011

Site Post » New buttons, registration system · 1:03am Jul 26th, 2011

Again, not an overwhelming amount of new stuff to report here, but I wanted to make a new post anyway before I forget.

New buttons: As you can see above, I redid the look of all the buttons around the site. Gotta say I really like how they came out myself, hopefully you guys will too. (Look at me, so excited over buttons and thinking anyone else even cares :P)

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Jul
23rd
2011

Site Post » Adverts and Emoticons"' · 10:52pm Jul 23rd, 2011

Decided to go a little easier on the site today, since it was a Saturday after all and I haven't played TF2 in a little while (a week) :)

Emoticons: So the first thing I've added is emoticons in blog and story comments. They won't replace any text smileys like :), they all have somewhat verbose names in fact. Just click on one to add it to your comment!

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Jul
22nd
2011

Site Post » Complete/Incomplete and bios · 9:56pm Jul 22nd, 2011

Someone might like this, made it for a bit of a laugh last night :)

Done a couple of things that needed doing ages ago today.

Complete/Incomplete: Stories can now be marked as complete or incomplete. You can do this in the edit story popup, it's just a drop down box. There will be a column most likely in the archive for it at some point.

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