Questions For Team U!

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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. Beth_Penrose

    I know there was some concern about the copyright and terms of use. Does anyone know if that’s been resolved?

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    1. TeamU

      Hi Beth! We are working on creating an updated Terms of Service as we speak and we will let you know as soon as they are live. Thank you for bringing this issue to our attention.

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  2. MCKapo

    Before I start, I see that the Create section was updated. It looks MUCH better now. I like the genre choosing, the recently updated, and the meet the community bits. Great inclusions, so yeah, I’m finding myself liking this a little more. So, some suggestions, I assume this is where I should them?
    1. Being able to see how many views you get on one of your stories. But no one else can see. 2. A way to comment and review, two separate things. 3. On comments, being able to edit a comment would be nice. Also, this is just me, but possibly a time stamp on the comment? Or even how figment did it with ‘a few moments ago’ a few months ago’ ‘over a year ago’, 4. A notifications area where you can see comments you’ve gotten, likes, reviews, reads, etc. 5. I’ve heard some people mention a ‘safe mode’ for the censorship thing, so we can turn it on or off. 6. A way to comment on someone’s profile page, or a way to PM them. 7. A way to reorder books so we can choose which ones people see first before they have to click the See More button. 8. Will you be adding badges? Those are cute

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    1. MCKapo

      I know the hearts system on figment was a huge issue for many users, which is why I think having views that only you can see would be great. I, at least, would like to see how many views but my stories would get

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    2. TeamU

      LOVE all your questions! Keep them coming, and yes, this is the place to ask them! We’ll try get answers for you as quickly as possible.

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      1. danceinred

        Hello, I have the same questions has MCKapo, but I was also wondering if we get a notification , like when someone has replied to a comment?

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  3. BenR19

    Hey, I was working on my writing and I was interested in entering the Underlined writing contest. I noticed that it specifies how many words you should have. Is there a way to check what your word count is while writing on the site? By the way I love the site! It’s awesome!

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    1. TeamU

      Hi! There isn’t currently a way to get a quick word count but thanks for your feedback!

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    2. Words_Wizard

      Team U, is there a certain time span of how long it should take for writing/profile to be reviewed? I am quite anxious to continue with my writing 🙂

      Thanks

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      1. TeamU

        Hi @Words_Wizard! You should be all set! Please let us know if anything else gets flagged.

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  4. clary_frost

    I’m back again! Another thought: I like how you can link all of your social media to your profile. Could we have a button for a personal blog/website? That would be most helpful!

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    1. TeamU

      We’ll look into this! Thanks for suggesting.

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  5. Alexandra-The-Great

    Hi! On my profile, I decided to include somethings I thought were important about me. I included that I was a Christian, *******, and a Slytherin. I’m all very proud of those things and in that order, but was disgusted to find that the word ******* had been replaced by seven asterisks. Is there anyway that I can change that? Thank you for taking your time to read this!

    -Bear

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    1. TeamU

      Hi there! We are looking into the censorship as we speak. Thank you for bringing this to our attention!

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  6. clary_frost

    Hi! I don’t know if you have read my comment which I posted on @cemo comment page. It’s just a head’s up about the browser issues. On Google Chrome I cannot see icons such as the birthday cake and the pen to edit stuff. The follow buttons also do not work on Google Chrome either. Currently, I am on Safari and it seems like it works better on here! Also: are you going to get profile comments/private messaging on here? It would do wonders to this site if added, so the writers can communicate with each other. Thanks for taking suggestions and comments!

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    1. TeamU

      Hi there! Thanks for flagging theses issues. It looks like Google Chrome has been causing some problems for several users, so we appreciate the heads up! Some people had success by clearing their cache and/or refreshing the pages several times. We also did some updates on our end, which will hopefully start fixing the problem. Let us know if you’re still having trouble in a few days. In the meantime, feel free to try a different browser.

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  7. MCKapo

    Trying to look at all of the writings, but I can’t get past the first page. Also, I didn’t even realize there were all these articles here. There should be a big homepage for the Create Section with all these things on there front and center, so you don’t have to scroll so much and possibly miss things. Everything is SO LARGE

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    1. TeamU

      Thanks for the feedback! You can access all of the writings at this link: https://www.getunderlined.com/writings/

      We’re working on making that link more visible and accessible!

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      1. AlyStorm

        the issue is for people who type out the url without the final / . You have coded the site so the / is required for the link to other pages to work. Without the / you get an error. Either redirect https://www.getunderlined.com/writings to https://www.getunderlined.com/writings/ or recode the way links are interpreted.

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