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While @nutomic@lemmy.ml and I do have a lot of issues that are going to take us a lot of time this upcoming year, its still useful for us to hear what your most desired features for Lemmy are, and prioritize them.

If they’re smaller, we could get to them fairly quickly, or others wanting to contribute could see whats most wanted.

Outside of just posting them here, make sure github issues exist for them (this is what we work from), and do a thumbs up react for all the ones you’d like. Despite being a popular project, we have very few people voting on these issues . We can then use the link above (issues sorted by most thumbs up ), to keep track.

Thanks all.

Arthur Besse
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Human readable URLs! The URL is a very important part of a site’s user interface, and lemmy’s URLs currently just have a post number - there is no title, or even the name of the sub-community. Compare this to reddit: when I paste a friend a reddit URL in chat they get two hints about what it is about: the subreddit name, and the post’s title, both embedded in the URL itself. This lets them decide if they want to click it now, or later, or never, or to recognize if they’ve already seen it. Lemmy links should be like that.

riccardo
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7urte bat

The ability to tag posts (what are called “flairs” on reddit)

down daemon
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7urte bat

maybe more privacy features, like offering an invidious link when someone posts youtube, nitter for twitter, stuff like that

Dessalines
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7urte bat

We could add helpers in the ui, like the one we have on the create post page for using an archive link. But overall I’d like a link aggregator to remain mostly agnostic about the links being posted ( we also do remove some tracking / utm params tho ).

The other thing is there are many of these 3rd party viewers, and they go down quite often and leave dead links. We’d use it if someone made a rust or js library for it tho.

@Echedenyan@lemmy.ml
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urte bat

For the case of Invidious, a redirector exists at https://redirect.invidious.io/ which could be used as intermediate point in this case.

mostly agnostic about the links being posted

I would like if people wanting to get content without executing nonfree stuff or privacy/security aware could have it easy and not just be the second-class citizens everywhere.

@abbenm@lemmy.ml
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3urte bat

Oh wow, I would love this. I agree, it would be mighty convenient.

When removing content, instead of deleting the content itself and leaving the username, it would be nice to have the option to leave the content and replace the username for a ghost or community user.

@savoy@lemmygrad.ml
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Maybe have additional info when browsing from the home page that shows how long ago was the last comment on a post, or how many additional comments have been added since the post was last viewed.

It’d make the “new comments” sort a lot easier to parse as you can easily ascertain which posts have enough new discussion to read through again.

Dessalines
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You could open an issue on lemmy, cause that would require some DB additions.

@abbenm@lemmy.ml
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6urte bat

I just would want the option to view pages as lightweight, static html with low or no JavaScript, even if it means pages are not interactable.

I also think it would be nice if there were additional themes, and that the things fundamentally rethought how much white space was put all over the place. There’s so much potential with the things, but I genuinely just don’t think they are reaching their potential right now.

Dessalines
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8urte bat

Lemmy UI works with javascript disabled, but you can only read things, everything else doesn’t work.

@snek_boi@lemmy.ml
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2urte bat

I see what you mean with theming. Making it easier to change themes easily makes the experience better for those of use who want it just right in a different way. But as to defaults, I don’t dislike Lemmy’s design at all. Though I get the desire for flexibility.

@Whom@lemmy.ml
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1urte bat

I’d really love to see an option that’s closer to old reddit or Tildes.net or something, I always feel a little alienated by the design as it is now.

@mediaformat@lemmy.ml
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Include a Replies Collection via Page json, so that Mastodon & other #ActivityPub software can know about all the replies each Lemmy post has

Dessalines
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3urte bat

Could you open up a github issue for this one.

Masterofballs
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5urte bat

I’ll make a issue later but front page sort options should be cached in local storage so that if I click comments on a thread and comeback I don’t have to reset my filters.

@0x90@lemmy.ml
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4urte bat

Federation.

down daemon
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3urte bat

better federation? it works with mastodon and pelorma so far

Jakob
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1urte bat

not with friendica…

@morrowind@lemmy.ml
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4urte bat
  • open posts in new tab
  • ability to make profile private
  • allow posters to have some level of control over their posts - sticky a comment, set the sort etc.
@kevincox@lemmy.ml
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1urte bat

open posts in new tab

Might be useful on mobile where anything but tapping is awkward. But personally I like that all links open in the same tab and I can middle click or ctrl-click to open in a new window. Makes everything consistent and gives the power to the user.

@joojmachine@lemmy.ml
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4urte bat

It’s not that big of a deal, but I’d love to see a redesign on the main page’s community related sidebars. Both of them feel really clunky the way they are now, having them come one after the other instead of in a vertical list, and with no way to order the ones you are subscribed into alphabetical order instead of popularity order.

The way Reddit does the trending communities in its redesign look pretty good, and the way old Reddit orders the subreddits you joined in the top bar is also nice, something at least inspired on that would be really good.

Also a redesign on the top bar (when the page is taking less than half of the screen) should be at least in the priority list, it’s the one aspect of the site that looks REALLY bad.

@ericlathrop@lemmy.ml
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I’d like to block/hide certain communities from the “all” view. That way I can browse posts that I’m not subscribed to, but skip stuff I know I’ll never care about.

Dessalines
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4urte bat

We added this a few months ago. Go to your profile settings, and the blocks tab.

@kevincox@lemmy.ml
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1urte bat

It would be nice if there was a button on the community profile to make this easier to discover and use.

Dessalines
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1urte bat

There is one on all community pages.

@kevincox@lemmy.ml
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0urte bat

I must be blind. I opened a random community and couldn’t find anything that looked like a block button. I also searched for “block” and didn’t get any hits. I can only find the UX in my profile.

I used https://lemmy.ml/c/ckstechnologynews as an example.

Dessalines
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2urte bat

Sorry, I thought that was in response to your RSS comment. You can only block communities from your profile settings currently.

@Slatlun@lemmy.ml
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There is an option in lemmur to block community that I assume is inherited from Lemmy. Just go to the menu on a post and select it.

@Echedenyan@lemmy.ml
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In the raw install docs I would like:

  • OpenRC or SysVInit service examples
  • Apache HTTPD configuration example
  • Adapt the Certbot script as it is being ran as a general distribution when the fact is that Debian-based distros already provide Nginx and Apache HTTPD plugins (which makes it easy to configure through the TUI) and it is being ran as a cronjob by default at /etc/cron.d/certbot
Jedrax
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I kind of wish that when I respond to a comment in my inbox, that it doesn’t just disappear after I submit it. I usually want to click the context button after I respond. It’s just a little pet peeve and not really much of an issue, but I digress.

Mossy
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The ability to follow users

also seconding this

i 2nd this. As well as making lemmy instances federate togther better/faster

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