InkBlot Art changelog
InkBlot Art changelog
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v1.8.5

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New

  
  • Now users can opt in/out of newsletter or service announcements via settings under "Communication settings"
  • Pro members will now have access via Substack to dev vlogs and updates as a reward for their memberships sent via email
 

Improvements

  
  • Now when user deletes account, window will ask for them to cancel membership first
  • Added Portfolio Layout have 20% or 35% opacity black overlay for banner image
  • Updated Links to policies and guidelines in upload window
  • Improved portfolio Layout: Gallery images are too small, remove padding for this layout
  • Switch to SendGrid due to Mailchmp expenses being too high.
 

Bug Fixes

  
  • Fixed Reblog and like buttons are not changing colors after clicking unless refreshed Remove Birthday pop up window from Webapp not allowing users to bypass it

  • Fixed issue with Bookmarks wont delete after post is deleted

  • Fixed issue with Profile Banner not stretching all the way across

  • Fixed issues with not being able to upload banners (still monitoring)

  • Fixed Webapp: Search results pages produce unpleasant UI of allll the page results

  • Fixed Transparent images have black background for the Home feed and latest page

  • Fixed "My reposts" feed to bein chronological order, should be in the order of the date which it was reblogged

v1.8.4

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New

  
  • New portfolio Layout for Pro members! You can switch via profile settings and choose the different profile style

  • Can now properly block other users mutually

  • Search area now has other search result pages (note we are aware of the bug with the UI, we are aware of it!)

  • Removed requirement for special character in a password

  • Added Bi-Annual and Annual options for Pro memebrship!

  • Tip Jar button will now correspond with button color that user picks via profile settings

  • Following/Follower count display on profile will now correspond with button color that user picks via profile settings

 

Improvements

  
  • Improved visibility for text for settings via light mode

  • Turned off Auto-refresh for modal view so that things dont update well user is viewing

 

Bug Fixes

  
  • Fixed banner bug on webapp

  • Fixed bug that was causing user to be unable to replace/update single image submission via webapp Fixed bug that was causing app download prompt to not be dismissible via profile view

  • Removed dark shadow/spot that was from left over drop shadow UI

  • Fixed Stripe issue that was causing Pro membership to not be applied after purchase

  • Fixed issue that was causing stripe webhook issue

  • Fixed issue with grew exclamation point replacing images in users gallery

  • Fixed butt that was causing images for status posts to be grey

  • Fixed/removed birthday counter pop up that was causing old accounts from June 2022 to not be able to access the site

v1.8.3

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New

  
  • Display Names are finally here and are seen in all main areas like feeds. Will continue to improve and add across multiple areas.

  • Brand new and improved Search function for Webapp (this will be applied to mobile app soon)

  • Commission Search Bar for commissions area

  • Accessibility Improvements Phase 1: Site Appearance area in settings, skins/themes to chose from are no 'light' , 'dark' ' Night' and 'Blot'. -Accessibility Improvements Phase 1: Site Font family choice, users can now change the font the site displays in: Roboto, Arial, Century Gothic, Comic Sans

  • Comics can now be marked NSFW via folder settings

  • New Help Widget for our new help desk, smaller and more intuitive

  • Increased muted world limit to 100

  • Switched storage to Digital Ocean for better storage pricing

  • Added slight compressions to profile pictures, banners and feed thumbnails for better loading and ease on bandwidth

 

Bug Fixes

  
  • Fixed bug that was causing issue with pagination/ gallery not appearing at all

  • Fixed bug that was causing pagination issue/ posts within a folder not appearing

  • Fixed bug that was causing Webapp posts to not appear

  • Fixed bug that was causing scheduled posts to show up before scheduled date in folders

  • Fixed bug that was not allowing users to update their profile picture or banner.

  • Home Feed with Eternal Loading for some users has been fixed

  • Fixed the bug that was causing comment counter on posts showing negative numbers via home feed

  • Fixed bug causing prompt to download app to not be dismissible

  • Fixed bug that caused users to not be able to change/unselect chosen folders during post creation area

  • Fixed minor UI issue for hashtag input placeholder text being doubled

  • Fixed bug causing post view not to have 18+ prompt and NSFW blur on non auth side

  • Fixed issue for Multi image posts order not saving when initially posting

  • Fixed issue causing editing a group bulletin to not actually edit it.

  • Fixed issue causing Lightmode description input text to be white.

  • Fixed issue causing constant loading on Safari

Mobile App Focus:

  • Updated Show more button conflicting with native UI on IOS

  • Fixed issue not allowing user unable to paste text into description or upload image.

  • Fixed issue not allowing users to update profile picture or banner

  • Fixed issue now allowing images on status post to not show on mobile

v 1.8.2

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New

  
  • Added Two Step Authentication by SMS managed by Google.

  • Gallery Folders have been moved to a dropdown menu for better UI presentation

  • Add restrictions for symbols/unsafe characters to username input

  • Email is now under required lowercase rule

  • Disable Mobile browser sign up, or have it redirect to mobile app or prompt for desktop due to UI conflicts.

  • Prompt for when creating album from post creation to stop user from losing work

  • Reporting groups and art challenges

  • Added Markdown to commission posts

 

Improvements

  
  • Moved 'Support us' button to beta testing dropdown menu since it was causing UI conflictions

  • Add restrictions for symbols/unsafe characters to username input

  • Email is now under required lowercase rule.

  • Added link for about us to go to landing page for information about site and team

  • Showing Title and description for posts via home feed

 

Bug Fixes

  

Webapp Focus

  • Fixed bug that was causing Notification dropdown sticking when viewing comic area
  • Fixed bug with profile header banner being sized wrong when looking on non-auth view
  • Fixed bug that was causing CWs to push outside of UI on trending section of homefeed
  • Fixed bug that was causing Pronoun text to not be the same as chosen text color
  • Fixed bug for commission post being editable via profile section
  • Fixed bug that was causing gore toggle to not show for 17 yr old user accounts
  • Fixed bug that was causing social links to add a space and also adding inkblot.art link in front of custom website url
  • Fixed bug that was causing blocked users to show up in comment section
  • Fixed bug causing comment section having old URL pathway causing loading issues

Mobile App Focus

  • Fixed typos on 'Retweets' to 'Reposts'
  • Zoom in on images for post view. For single images.
  • Fixed Audio Bug on Android and IOS
  • Fixed bug causing post counter to not be same
  • Fixed bug causing 'device online' to repeatedly pop up
  • Fixed gray screen when searching users
  • Fixed submit button causing new users to not be able to post via mobile
  • Fixed issues with display of comparison images being wrong size
  • Fixed bug that was causing gmail sign up users to have use username and not choose. Disabled Google sign up for now

v1.8.1

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Improvements

  
  • Post View/ Modal: Reblog, like and other post buttons are now show directly under the description for easy.

  • Post View/ Modal: Comment section is now responsive so there is now pre made space

  • Pixel Art toggle is now renamed to "use image size"

  • When creating hashtags, cursor will now stay in input when hitting enter (this was already the case with using the comma key but we expanded it to the enter key)

  • Created a pop up that lets users know if their sign up was successful or not due to sign up quota

Group Improvements

  • Allowed group about section and area to be viewable before joining the group

  • Gave markdown capabilities to bulletin posts

  • Bulletin should now follow 2000 character limit

  • Allow for group admin to remove members

 

Bug Fixes

  
  • Commission posts were disappearing on us via profiles all for a little bit! This is fixed.

Fixes to Groups

  • Fixed bug that when posting bulletin to Group there was an invisible error mentioning a category

  • Fixed bug that was not allowing comment section to be read/seen

  • Fixed bug that allowed blocked users can to join a group that blocker created

  • Fixed bug that as showing blocked users on latest page

-Fixed bug that was causing duplicate 18+ badge when not needed

v1.8.0

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New

  
  • All 18+ accs will have NSFW filter toggled ON by default. To disable please use toggle.

  • Server side link rendering: Users can now use the share button to get a link preview to appear on social medias (discord is not one of these)

 

Improvements

  
  • Added hover text to badges

  • Username is now clickable (yes, we know…finally)

 

Bug Fixes

  

WebApp Focus:

  • Home Feed: Scrolling pagination was not working

  • UI fix: General settings had a typo with "our" under adult toggle

  • Changed Phrasing for Alternative Dashboard toggle

  • Cookies prompt has been moved to stop conflicting with UI and updated with new privacy policy link

  • Fixed a bug that was causing NSFW filter to now work on category explore area, and trending section via home feed, and post view suggestions area

  • Light mode UI issues were fixed like logo and username text not appearing

  • Fixes muted words filter that was not working on search results

  • Fixed profile reports causing duplicate requests

Mobile App Focus

  • Removed Block post icon from groups as it was not functional

  • Fixed Group explore page being blank

  • Allowing google account sign ups to choose a name

  • Bug cauing muted words/tags to work in categories/latest pages

  • Fixed Scrolling pagination on category explore area

  • Fixed scheduled post being posted immediately and not at set time

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v1.7.9

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New

  
  • Art Challenges are now live! Pro Members can host/join them but free users will only be able to join them at this time to allow for pro membership perks!

  • Pro members can now toggle to the inbox dashboard. It is very simple and new, and will be further improved. please provide feedback/suggestions.

  • New Trending page, users will now land on the trending page when clicking the explore tab (unless using the dropdown)

  • Home page/landing page is not the latest page with new UI when logged out/visiting

  • Latest page has new widened immersive UI

  • NSFW post are now blurred and require Log in when viewing 18+ profiles logged out. 18+ prompt will still show up when visiting any 18+ profile.

 

Improvements

  
  • Groups have been revamped visually and given a brand new sleeker UI. Thank you for your patience.

  • Add recommended profile picture & header dimensions to profile settings "Recommended *** x ***" comment below upload button/area

 

Bug Fixes

  
  • Fixed bug causing wrong post counter post count when viewing profile logged out
  • Fixed bug that caused muted users to still appear in Trending section (home feed area)

Several group bugs were fixed

  • Replies to bulletins in groups don't show up.

  • Bulletins in groups won't show/disappear until you refresh the page.

  • Group creator isn't in the group members list

  • Fixed bug that was causing category results not showing correct posts (posts without that category are mixed in)

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v1.7.8

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New

  
  • Badges! Users can now earn badges through account activity like comments, posting, and more! List of badges so far can be found here!

  • All users can now add up to two(2) images to their status posts without affecting their gallery. Shar eyour WIPs galore!

 

Improvements

  
  • Search area now has pagination where you can search more than just 10 results. Thank you for your patience.
 

Bug Fixes

  
  • Longer text posts are no longer cut off when viewing in post view area.

  • Group members lists are now clickable and will link correctly with new pathway

  • List of Following/ Following are now clickable and will link correctly with new pathway

  • List of blocked users are now clickable and will link correctly with new pathway

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InkBlot v1.7.7 (mini fix)

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New

  
  • Pro members now have the option to toggle off the webapp ads via general settings

  • Up to two images can be added to status post (this was a feature exclusive now released to public)

 

Bug Fixes

  
  • Text posts will not be 'cut off' when viewing in post area

  • Latest status posts will not be rendered instead of showing markdown on explore area

  • Fixed old pathway when clicking profiles on following/followers list

  • Fixed bug when clicking profiles on blocked list

  • Fixed some ad sizing issues for sidebar and notification banners.

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InkBlot v 1.7.7

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New

  
  • Go pro system is now live via https://inkblot.art/gopro sign up for a reoccurring monthly sub that with perks and features all while supporting inkBlot's dev! Customer portal and payment handled by Stripe API.

  • User submitted ads: Ads can now be submitted by users/creatives to advertise your work on InkBlot! Check out our packages and guidelines to get an ad space now! All revenue will support InkBlot's dev

  • Posts can now be shared via mobile app with link previews for socials.

 

Improvements

  
  • A popo up on profiles will now prompt outside visitors to sign up/ login to view more areas

  • UI issues fixed to say 'Reposts' instead of 'Retweets'

  • Removed Categories from Group post creation since it does not apply.

  • Share button on mobile app's profile can now be shared!

  • Made UI restrictions for tags on latest posts that are marked sensitive

  • Can now scroll and view all the previews of images when make multi-image post

 

Bug Fixes

  
  • Arranging images for multi image posts now actually works

  • Fixed lack of prompt when report was submitted

  • Fixed post icons using old pathway for profile URLs

  • Fixed weird bug that was causing logged in user's profile to appear when other tabs were open

  • Fixed bug that was causing page loading issues with need to reload

  • Fixed Notification bad not clearing after opening dropdown

  • Fixed bug that was causing users not to create groups

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