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Pokécharms February 2014 Software Update

  1. Teapot

    Teapot Virtual Duck Enthusiast
    Staff Member Administrator

    Today we've completed a fairly major software update for the site, which fixes many bugs and adds new features, both for staff and users. Some of the changes are:
    • Very similarly to how you can register and log in with a Facebook account, you can now log in with Twitter and Google+. You can see the option when you drop the login drawer on any page, or if you're logged in, choose External Accounts in your user menu.
    • New Multi Quote option in the forums - this allows you to collect posts from anywhere in the forums and reply to them in one go. Just click +Quote by the posts you want to reply to, then click Insert Quoted Posts in the reply box.
    • Tagging is now enabled for profile posts and comments. This means you can get someone's attention in a profile post by typing @Teapot, for example.
    • Rewritten [type] tag, which lets you insert Pokémon types directly into your posts: Electric . For now, this isn't in the toolbar, but you can insert a type by typing [type]electric[/type], replacing "electric" with the type you want.
    • Improved spoiler BB Code - you can now insert a spoiler from the toolbar. Just click the [​IMG] button and choose Spoiler, and you can name your spoilers and easily insert them without having to remember the BB Code yourself. Spoilers are now animated and are formatted better.
    • Photos taken with a phone or modern camera now have their EXIF data read - that means that the site should rotate them properly when you upload them. This was a particular problem for the Creative Corner.
     
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Discussion in 'Pokécharms News' started by Teapot, Feb 16, 2014.

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