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Can you make it accessible for people over 75 inches tall?


Jeff's avatar

No, but I'm looking for help to translate it into additional languages. So far I've got English, Spanish, German, Dutch, Ukrainian and Taiwanese Mandarin.


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Jeff's avatar

I merged the notification changes up to the test site, which aren't useful if it isn't used much.

I'm thinking about a language problem. When it's "done," to be "subscribed" means you get notifications for stuff when there are replies, and I'll ditch the email sending. There will be a profile setting (defaulted to "on") that determines if you're auto-subscribed to stuff you reply to. My question is, is "subscribed" the right word? It seems more like you follow or watch the thread. Not sure what the right terminology is.


Jeff - Editor - CoasterBuzz.com - My Blog - Phrazy

“Following”?
“Engaged”?
“Active”?
Hm…

LostKause's avatar

To add to RCMAC, "Actively engaged?" As in, "You are actively engaged in this post (or thread.)"


Vater's avatar

"Digging"

Giggity.

Jeff's avatar

If you saw these icons on the text box, would it be obvious to you what the last one does?

Just + this is it's obvious, otherwise, explain yourself. 🙂


Jeff - Editor - CoasterBuzz.com - My Blog - Phrazy

Nope. Looks like an out box, but I don’t know.

Vater's avatar

Not obvious…I’d guess either pop out the reply box in a new window, or a share icon…but I can’t imagine a purpose for the latter.

Yeah, my first thought is the share button from an iOS device.

Jeff's avatar

Well, glad I asked. It's an icon generally used for "upload," and I figured with it next to the image button it might be obvious that it was to upload and insert an image. The tool tip would show "upload image," but that's not useful on mobile. You know what they say about assuming. 😱

I want to use an icon already bundled in the text editor. The "browse" icon was the other one I was considering. I do not enjoy having a dependency on this thing.


Jeff - Editor - CoasterBuzz.com - My Blog - Phrazy

If we could post photos on our mobile devices that would be awesome. I’ve got a few the site could use.
(And maybe that’s the plan here, and maybe it’s already been discussed.)

Jeff's avatar

You will be able to. The code is already written, just not deployed anywhere yet. I'm just worried about an icon that makes sense to you.


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LostKause's avatar

I thought it might have been "upload." It's the upside down version of the "download" button on Firefox.


eightdotthree's avatar

I thought it was an upload button, I just couldn’t imagine what I’d be uploading to a text box.


Jeff's avatar

More context... when you click it, the file select dialog limits you to jpg and gif files. Diana understood what it meant immediately, but she's very clever.

I'm really excited about adding this. I know people have been asking for this for literally two decades. I just hope I can afford it. Not getting many memberships these days since the parks aren't requiring them for events anymore.


Jeff - Editor - CoasterBuzz.com - My Blog - Phrazy

I’ll just toss this out- it’s probably something you’d like to avoid, but have you ever considered menu pricing for extras? A premium experience?
Some of your more frequent users just might participate. I’d be willing to throw you a dime for the ability to post pictures. I don’t know what that would do to those who already post photos.
Just a thought. Don’t piss em off and lose subscriptions over it…

eightdotthree's avatar

Given the context it makes sense. The existing photo icon would make more sense but I get the text editor constraints.

My two cents as a UI developer, Idealy one would click the photo icon and be presented with the url text box and the upload icon somewhere.

The landscape of sharing photos is not great on the Internet these days. Lots of walled gardens so maybe you make this one of you’re own. The upload could be tied into the roller coaster or park DB somehow and you could leverage it that way? I get how much more complicated that makes it. I do. It’s a backlog item. :)

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Jeff's avatar

Keep in mind that this is an open source project, so it has to be mostly generic. It should just be to put images into a forum post.

The TinyMCE text editor actually has the ability to put link and upload into the same UI, but what sucks about it is that it is that after it uploads, it just fills the box with the URL of where it uploaded it to, which is not obvious.


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