Questions For Team U!

We're listening and we're here to help! Keep the questions coming.

Comment below if you have any questions or comments about the new platform. We're trying to fix issues as quickly as possible. Thank you for flagging all of your issues so far and thank you for your patience as we learn and grow together.

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  1. james

    Hi- I think it would be a good idea to have a group feature just like there was on Figment. That was one of my favorite features and I’m kind of disappointed to see that there isn’t that feature on this site.

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    1. TeamU

      Good Morning! Thanks so much for your feedback. We hope you are enjoying writing and reading others’ work. We appreciate your patience as we continue to grow!

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  2. clary_frost

    To unfollow someone, you have to go to your own profile page and click the little pen by the following section. There you can unfollow and follow people. Hope this helps!

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  3. HRJafael

    Hello again. Is it possible to consider adding Scripts/Plays to genres? I love to add some on here but I think a new genre is needed. Not all of us write books.

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    1. TeamU

      Hello! We encourage writers of all genres and formats to write here and appreciate your feedback!

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  4. TeamU

    Hi! What browser are you using and has this happened multiple times?

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  5. HRJafael

    Hi there! Is there a place where I can see notifications? Maybe a little bubble in the top right corner that tells you how many notifications you have.

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      Good morning! At the moment, we don’t have notifications, but we appreciate your feedback as we continue to grow!

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  6. cocophony

    Yeah it won’t let me do that but you can use HTML to post pictures in books, but anywhere else it doesn’t show up. I got my cover Studio set up as a book on my page.

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    1. cemo

      Same, I’ve seen it done (e.g. here: https://www.getunderlined.com/writings/these-godless-sands/) but whenever I try using an HTML code it doesn’t work.

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  7. MCKapo

    Is there any possibility of seeing an Underlined app in the future?

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    1. TeamU

      Hi there! At the moment we are dedicated to growing the community on our current site, which is optimized for mobile use. We appreciate your feedback!

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  8. cocophony

    Is there anything I can do to help the community grow? I am on this site all the time, checking the discussions (like this one) and trying help out people the best I can. Is there a way I can help advertise? Or anything like that?

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  9. cocophony

    Hello! I love seeing how active the moderators are this time around :{D
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    I do however have a few critiques/questions:
    -Is there/can there be a way to pin a story or keep it up top? Let’s say I set up a “cover studio” on my page, or a “comments” section in the form of a book, but it ends up really low on the list of books because it was made before, I don’t know, a slew of short stories or novels. Or perhaps a way to pin a current novel in progress?
    -Can there be a way to know how many followers/how many are following us on our pages? Sorta like how Figment had. Even if it isn’t visible to others.
    -Just still hoping that clicking on someone’s profile can take you to their page.
    -How does HTML work as far as the comments go? I have discovered I can post links (say, to one of my stories), but how about images? I did, however, realize it didn’t let me HTML code-thing some letters to make them bold.
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    Anyway, thank you so much! This site is amazing and I cannot wait to see it thrive!

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      Hi there! Thanks so much for checking out the site, we hope you’re having fun writing and reading others’ work! We are working on adding functionality to the site including and we appreciate the continued feedback and patience as we grow! For the comments, you can add one link per comment but you can’t include images in your comments.

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      1. cocophony

        Okay, thanks for letting me know! GOSH, I love how active you guys are.

        Also, I just thought that maybe more organization in the library/all writing section? Maybe just a little thing on the side where there was a list of categories, like one for each genre, one for poetry, one for ‘recent’ works, one for works tagged as ‘completed’ and perhaps one for most popular? It would be easier to find stories that way, making it a bit easier! Because sometimes I’m just in the MOOD for a certain genre, sometimes I just want to binge read and finish a whole book, etc. Anywho, that is probably my last idea hahaha

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        1. TeamU

          Good morning and happy Monday! Are you saying you’d like to be able to filter the “all writing” section by genre?

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  10. Madison

    Suggestion: the community can add pictures, descriptions, etc. to the list of books and authors in the database. (For example, I really like Sarah Dessen and Ellen Hopkins, and none of their stuff is on here.)

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    1. TeamU

      Hi there! Do you mean uploading your own photos to add to the “bookshelf”?

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      1. Madison

        Yes. (And maybe a description and Goodreads links for different titles, if possible.)

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