Muut 1.7 — Analytics, image uploads and better titles
Muut Inc • 2013-09-12
Latest version of Muut brings Google Analytics, image upload, separate input for title, and the ability to load earliest replies in a topic
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By popular demand, we have added image uploading to Muut. Now you can click the image icon and choose the files to be uploaded, or simply drag-and-drop your chosen pictures onto the text area.
Behind the scenes we use XMLHttpRequest 2 with ability to upload multiple images and send them to the server with AJAX. This works on all browsers including IE10. In IE9 the image upload button is simply not present.
The title row on the text area has been frequently mentioned by forum owners and users alike, and we’ve acknowledged ourselves it needed improving — thus, we’re proud to present the all new title row area. With a clearer separating line, it should now encourage people to write more descriptive titles for their posts.
The writing area still feels like a single input. For example, you can move between fields with backspace or arrow keys.
Load oldest/newest replies
Long threads with dozens of hidden posts are now easier to navigate: you can expand the thread from the beginning or the end if there are more than 27 hidden posts.
The amount of replies behind a single click is now based on the total amount of replies so that you need fewer clicks to see all the replies.
Now others will know whether the post is from the forum administrator or if there are any administrators online.
See the full, massive (!) list of changes on this version.
The Muut team