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.

Comments

Like
Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
81
Comment 374 Comments
  1. 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.

    Please complete the required fields.



    Like
    Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
    Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
    1. TeamU

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

      Please complete the required fields.



      Like
      Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
      Reply 0 Replies Mar 3, 2018
  2. TeamU

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

    Please complete the required fields.



    Like
    Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
    Reply 0 Replies Mar 3, 2018
  3. 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.

    Please complete the required fields.



    Like
    Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
    4
    Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
    1. TeamU

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

      Please complete the required fields.



      Like
      Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
      1
      Reply 0 Replies Mar 3, 2018
  4. 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.

    Please complete the required fields.



    Like
    Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
    Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
    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.

      Please complete the required fields.



      Like
      Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
      Reply 0 Replies Mar 3, 2018
  5. MCKapo

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

    Please complete the required fields.



    Like
    Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
    1
    Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
    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!

      Please complete the required fields.



      Like
      Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
      Reply 0 Replies Mar 3, 2018
  6. 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?

    Please complete the required fields.



    Like
    Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
    Reply 0 Replies Mar 3, 2018
  7. cocophony

    Hello! I love seeing how active the moderators are this time around :{D
    _____
    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.
    ____
    Anyway, thank you so much! This site is amazing and I cannot wait to see it thrive!

    Please complete the required fields.



    Like
    Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
    2
    Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
    1. TeamU

      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.

      Please complete the required fields.



      Like
      Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
      Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
      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

        Please complete the required fields.



        Like
        Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
        1
        Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
        1. TeamU

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

          Please complete the required fields.



          Like
          Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
          Reply 0 Replies Mar 3, 2018
  8. 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.)

    Please complete the required fields.



    Like
    Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
    Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
    1. TeamU

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

      Please complete the required fields.



      Like
      Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
      Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
      1. Madison

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

        Please complete the required fields.



        Like
        Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
        Reply 0 Replies Mar 3, 2018
  9. MCKapo

    I love the new topic discussions! On the Roleplay one, I’m wondering, could you put subsections in there like how Figments forums were? Because then the people that roleplay could do multiple rp’s without getting confused about which rp they were responding to. As it is now, you could really only do one.

    Please complete the required fields.



    Like
    Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
    1
    Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
    1. TeamU

      We’re glad you love the new discussions, and we appreciate your feedback on the RP discussion!

      Please complete the required fields.



      Like
      Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
      Reply 0 Replies Mar 3, 2018
  10. Madison

    I know that this isn’t a question about the site, but I have to ask about posting a work here.

    I am currently writing a remake of one of my favorite concept albums, written as a musical. I use the artists’ concept to set the story, and their lyrics make up the songs sung throughout the play. Would I be allowed to post the script on Underlined under fanfiction, or would that violate copyright policies?

    Please complete the required fields.



    Like
    Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
    1
    Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
    1. Madison

      Th lyrics to the songs would also be included in the text.

      Please complete the required fields.



      Like
      Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
      Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
      1. TeamU

        Hi! Thank you for reaching out, we are lucky to have enthusiastic writers like you as part of our community! It sounds like the writing you are working on is an adaptation of a copyrighted work. Whether or not the new work you create will violate the copyright of the original work would require a legal analysis of the new work and unfortunately we cannot provide that type of legal advice. It is up to you whether or not you choose to post the work on Underlined. Please note that if the writing is posted and we receive a complaint from the copyright owner, we will have to remove the writing from the site.

        Please complete the required fields.



        Like
        Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
        1
        Reply 1 Reply Mar 3, 2018
        1. Madison

          Thanks for the help!

          Please complete the required fields.



          Like
          Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
          Reply 0 Replies Mar 3, 2018