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Upcoming update - next shops phase

The next phase of the page shop items is almost complete, with this update it will allow you to add customisations form to your shop items which will allow you to add a wide range of customisations including pricing and examples.

 

With these changes to shop items it also brings the first part of purchasing, that allows you to see orders for items and your own purchases. As this is a big step towards the final commission process, we would appreciate all the feedback.
   

Again thank you everyone for your support through this.


Personal note, updates may slow down over the next few months as i'm in the process of purchasing and moving house, so yehhh.

Start to Page Shops and Other Little Bits

Page shops

The first phase of page shops has been completed and is awaiting your use and feedback.
To get started create a page with the type "shop", if you already have a page for your art and would like it converting to a shop please contact Bun Fluffpaws. From your shop page you can manage it and add/edit your shop items. There is a note on the shop manage section about upcoming updates and whats coming for page shops, this note will also be included below. Please try out page shops and give us feedback as we would love to improve this section of the site to expand into all purchasing of items at a later date. Also dont hesitate to let others know about the shops.

Page shop todo:

Basic listing of shop items

Basic searching of shop items

Currency independent listing/searching of shop items

- Customisations of a item that can modify the item price depending on the chosen customisations

- Guided order process through (pendingAcceptance, awaitingPayment, workInProgress, pendingSignoff, finalised) with the following failure states (failedBySeller, failedByCustomer, failedByFuriffic, failedMutually)

- Order queue / eta till new orders can be completed

- Page reviews optionally linked to a order/item and shown on the item

View tracking updated

The view tracking has also had a updated to go along with page shop items. Due to this update Furiffic internally tracks traffic/interactions across all pages and can quickly collect data about this. Because of this view tracking is now available for most user content as a collective total, and pages will soon have these stats listed for the page too.

You may also notice a change in popularity as media items popularity is based off a score of views over the past week and the further away from now each view will count as diminishing returns. Popularity will eventually be updated to take into account a number of other stats.

Other little nibbles

- Global Furiffic stats are available for views, media, journals and characters and can be located here - https://www.furiffic.com/_/statistics
- There may of been a slight internal updated to allow for a higher emoji range which is a step towards stickers, there is currently about 1,200 emojis listed internally but i'm not going to go into how to use them too much as they will be apart of the editor at a later date ([emoji=people=dancers ])

- A load of other little changes have been done, for a full list of changes click here - https://www.furiffic.com/~Furiffic-Update-log.47/posts/209 

lupeyroo · 1 month ago · 5 Replies

How do I make a page again? its not in any obvious places! (that or I'm a silly blind folf)

Bun Fluffpaws · 1 month ago

Looks like you found it ok, but for others that may be looking it can be located under the menu right of the search.
Also your shops looking good, how did you find the process?

lupeyroo · 1 month ago

I think the part where you add content that is acceptable (like fetish other, vore etc.) is a bit fiddly and also some of the categories are irreverent for that section such as abstract, con badge, ref sheet. i think those ones should be separated somehow? also there is a minimum price but no way of offering things for higher i.e 1/2 body would be cheaper than full body. unless you made multiple items for full colour.

Bun Fluffpaws · 1 month ago

Yeh these will be refined over time as this is a first phase out of 4, the next will include customisations that effect the price. The list of upcoming features can be found above under the section "Page shop todo"

lupeyroo · 1 month ago

Aye I read the updates again anf was line yeah, looks like bun has it covered already!

lupeyroo · 1 month ago

Oh! just a thought, is it possible to move the purchase button for shop items to the top of the page? makes it a little easier to find :3

End of 2016 and on to 2017.

Well thats about it for this years, its been a intresting one... haha yeah right. But any way heres the stats for this year.

Stats of 2016

Accounts 8,353

Accounts this year 3,462

Subscriptions 25,785

Average subscriptions per account 3

Posts 4,606

Posts this year 2,158

Messages sent 116,160

Messages sent this year 104,024

Number of accounts sending messages 695

Notifications sent 558,723


Characters created 3,835

Characters created this year 3,349


Punishments 13

Punishments this year 6


Journals published 2,557

Journals published this year 1,224


Pages created 88

Pages created this year 88

Page posts 144

Page posts this year 144


Gallery folders 5,939

Media submission views 352,959

Media submission views this year 233,654

Media published 59,170

Media published this year 34,280


Tags 35,870

Tag links 413,293


Comments posted 20,192

Comments posted this year 13,870



Issues created 1062

Issues resolved 976

Issues remaining 86

Issues created this year 317

Issues resolved this year 283


Downtime per month 45 minutes

Uptime 99.9%


Onwards to 2017

Well theres a few things on the list that will be knocked off during 2017, some of those include, page shops(basic listing), page shops(purchasing), page shops(in site payment handling), stickers, mobile/desktop push notifications, location based search, neural network bunny overlord.

Colliefan · 2 months ago · 4 Replies

This is what a streamline site looks like, every part working like a will oiled machine. The only thing lacking is a friends feature so we can share more private submissions. Furiffic is a pleasure to use and the staff the nicest I've met,  

Bun Fluffpaws · 2 months ago

Hehe thanks, theres still quite a few bits im not happy with but getting there 

Colliefan · 2 months ago

I knew it was too good to last, I've just found my first furiffic troll commenting on a friends art. Anyone know how to report this person?

Bun Fluffpaws · 2 months ago

Thats a shame, best to block them(as i see you have found) and continue with the test of your day

Colliefan · 2 months ago

I have done, it took me a while to find the block button as its not something I've really needed here. I know my friend is having talks with Pyruoo as the person is still causing trouble for her off site.

TangentTheWolfy · 2 months ago · 5 Replies

Fantastic. I love seeing this kinda stuff. Hot damn 2016 looks like the real kickoff for this site c: I think I joined like.... uhhh probably nearly a year ago now after the big Furaffinity problem, and in that year this site has become a fantastic place. c: It's the only place for me♥ This is my furry home and I plan on using it and helping it for years and years to come. Great job guys! ♥

Bun Fluffpaws · 2 months ago

Thats awesome to hear and yeh hopefully we can start increasing userbase for the upcoming features to become more usable ♥

TangentTheWolfy · 2 months ago

Do you have any sneak peeks for some of the stuff to come..? Just really curious c:

Bun Fluffpaws · 2 months ago

Heres a little preview of one of them , i was going to do a coding stream but didnt in the end, might again if theres interest for it but it would probably be boring 

TangentTheWolfy · 2 months ago

D: I was so ready for that stream. Hot damn I like what I see c:

Bun Fluffpaws · 2 months ago

Yehhh sorry about that, im bad when it comes to communication, maybe another day. But anyways yes its coming along well i think, lots more to go though.

Good news everyone!

I have successfully made a Discord Chat for the whole site to enjoy! 


*Everyone is welcome! All ages, all species, even if you're an alien from Jupiter.

*Roleplaying rooms complete with NSFW and SFW!

*Adult Sections for the more mature members of the site.

*A main room for everyfur to enjoy each others company!

Discord Can be downloaded and used on your computer desktop much like skype. It can also be used on Mobile, so nofur has to be left out!

I'm predicting lots of fun, lots of roleplay, and lots of friends to be made. You can find the link to the site down below. Just remember to follow the rules!

https://discord.gg/8kJSsCE

 

~Pyruoo




Colliefan · 3 months ago · 1 Reply

Nice touch.

Pyruoo · 3 months ago

I hope so :3

New advertising system with free 3 months.

Well the time has come and we have had the chance to create the custom advertising system. Because of this we would like to offer 3 months free advertising to anyone that is interested as a thanks for helping us test it. During the testing period we might adjust a few things like ad placements and iron out any issues advertisers could have with the system.

So feel free to let your friends know and drop us any feedback you may have on this.

You can find the advertising system at the bottom of every page or by clicking here - https://www.furiffic.com/_/advertise

lupeyroo · 3 months ago · 1 Reply

I'm very interested in advertising. I'm just terrible at designing ads XD

Bun Fluffpaws · 3 months ago

Thats good and feel free to experiment with it and see how it comes out for you, cant be as bad as me at replying to people... 

Perdibirdie · 3 months ago · 1 Reply

I'd certainly like to try it :3c

Bun Fluffpaws · 3 months ago

Its available for anyone to use, just click the link above to get started. And if you experience any issues let us know so we can iron them out.

JeanQuinn · 3 months ago · 2 Replies

I just tried it out, went to hit start and it said I already have one. I'm not sure how since I've never had it before lol

Bun Fluffpaws · 3 months ago

Ah okay, ill look into it shortly and get back to you tomorrow as im about to head off for the day now.

JeanQuinn · 3 months ago

No rush! Just letting you know c:

JBCblank · 3 months ago

I will be helping you guys with this 8D

JBCblank · 3 months ago

Ok so I am trying it right now and I  filled in everything and even uploaded an image and when I clicked save, the image... disappeared from the preview. 
I uploaded it again and it disappeared again.

Instead I clicked start and I am sitting at the Loading Interatio... window. I'll let you know if it get's any further. if there is no response from me. I am still waiting.

JBCblank · 3 months ago · 3 Replies

I ended up forgetting that I was waiting and turning off my PC. :T

Bun Fluffpaws · 3 months ago

No worries, im going to be looking into this soon as its probably a browser thing or permissions that ive forgotten somewhere since i was able to publish someone elses earlier, but thanks non the less for helping iron out these issues

JBCblank · 3 months ago

I am using Google Chrome if that helps.

Bun Fluffpaws · 3 months ago

Turns out it was a permission related thing that was hiding the issue, but it shouldnt of stopped it from loading, possibly adblock of some kind? im going to sort this out and release a update sometime tomorrow 

Joe Ronald Martin Nat-Khan English · 3 months ago · 1 Reply

I done my advertisement. However, it contain mature and adult content on the advertisement. I hope the advert content rating should be working? Also, sorry for it being in a crap quality. That was the first time trying creating a advertisement.

Joe Ronald Martin Nat-Khan English · 3 months ago

Can I do two more for free? I mean I have the same advertisement but it's in mature content advertisement and tame content advertisement?

Furiffic's dealers den

Hello all, just a quick update. You may have noticed a few days ago we released the Tools section to the site which we are placing some nice little additions for content creators and consumers.

Creative ideas

The first was Creative ideas, using this tool it will output random tags, colours and other field information that we have stored that can be used to help you when your stuck for what to draw or maybe a new character/theme.

Dealers den

The second that we are releasing today is the Furiffic's dealers den, using this tool you can quickly find/share information about commissions, auctions, freebies, and much more.

We crave feedback

We would love for you to try out these tools and share with your friends/followers and give us feedback.

You can browse the current tools we have available for you here.

Cupcake and Buttcake are alive

The upgrade of the servers are complete, and so far nothing has gone wrong. So as it stands, Cupcake and Buttcake are up and running, and yes these are the names of the new servers, Cupcake is the main web head, and Buttcake is the build server thats in control for deploying updates and running the issue tracker.

You may of also noticed a few other changes around the site for instance the size/spacing of general UI components, Deviantart as been added to the gallery importer, and lastly new emojis have been added with the support for later emoji packs by other members but those packs will have to wait till page shops. 

For a full list of changes click here.

Whats up next?

Over the next few versions there will be the following issues addressed.

Call to actions - This is the first step forwards (media/character/journal/page/artist discovery, helpful actions, and promoted items)

Redesign of media viewing

Few security enhancements
Adding Inkbunny and Weasly to the importer

Splitting mature and adult ratings into separate sections

Colliefan · 6 months ago · 2 Replies

Nice, this site is always getting better. Its no wonder I like it best over all the other furry sites.

Bun Fluffpaws · 6 months ago

Thats good to hear, i hope everyone likes the UI updates and those to come, have you seen the changes to messages? 

Colliefan · 6 months ago

I'm sure they will and I'm still buzzing around the site.

Waffles · 6 months ago · 1 Reply

The hell is a buttcake?

Bun Fluffpaws · 6 months ago

Just a random name for the build server  

New servers and bits...

Hello all, its been quite a while since the last update but with this delay there has been quite a few internal things changing most importantly this is a step forwards a cluster setup for the site, in the simplest of terms this means if there is any server issues it is unlikely to effect anything, so if for some reason a drive dies it wouldn't break the site.
With these new servers everything on them has been upgraded to the latest versions of our core services which brings quite a few speed improvements.


Server names:

Cupcake - which is the main server that runs the site. (this one we can duplicate for more performance as we grow)
Buttcake - which is the build/issue tracker server. 

New bits

Call to actions - This is the first step forwards (media/character/journal/page/artist discovery, helpful actions, and promoted items)
Slight redesign of the site - A start forwards a nicer feel of the ui.
Added deviantart support to gallery importer.

New staff members

Hello Everyone, due to our expanding number of members, we have added 3 new staff members, Morisith, Pyruoo, and DuelCarnival.
That brings us to a total of 6. Between our new staff members, we are now able to dedicate towards our Facebook and Twitter accounts to help increase interest in Furiffic, which in turn helps out Furiffic as a service in general for our members.

There has also been a few small changes.
 - Gallery importer has had some improvements to make the verification clearer.

 - The forum has now been removed in favor of Furiffic Pages.

 - Announcements have been moved to its own Furiffic page -- here :D

 - The Navigation context(hamburger menu) has had a tidy up to make it clearer to find sections of the site you want to find.

 - We are trying out a leaflet to be handed out at a local meet https://drive.google.com/file/d/0By8PCPF1FaBISXVMVkgtS2Q0cjg/view?usp=sharing - You are free to print out / share among people you know, or at meets/conventions as this is a quick and snappy way to give someone a overview of Furiffic. (Professional mass printing is available if you would like to distribute at a convention near you, contact Bun Fluffpaws if you're interested.)

As for updates, more should be coming soon as I am able to solely focus on bugs/improvements/new features.

Note: This won't be too highly focused for the next 2 weeks as I(Bun) have moved house and waiting for internet to be activated.

Withered Foxy · 9 months ago

 cool

Colliefan · 9 months ago

Nice tasteful changes. Some sites just go overboard and it does more harm than good.

lupeyroo · 9 months ago · 4 Replies

I'm totally interested in promoting this site for you bun!! it need more peeps here :£

Bun Fluffpaws · 9 months ago

Awesome, are you going to any different cons/meets? Because i could get leaflets printed off since they are not that expensive. 

lupeyroo · 9 months ago

I usually hit Birmingham, Manchester and occasionally London :)

Bun Fluffpaws · 9 months ago

Oh cool, i had a quick look(on mobile internet for next week) would you say around 300 ish attendees across all them? I could get 500 printed off and delivered to your address, then you could take a handful each time to give to people.
Hows that sound?

lupeyroo · 9 months ago

Sounds cool :3

Astraeus · 9 months ago · 1 Reply

I can also help promote the site! Sadly, I do not go to any sort of cons or anything! I highly prefer this place over all the others I have been on at this point ♥

Bun Fluffpaws · 9 months ago

Always good to hear, and even if you dont go anywhere physically you can always share this on fb pages/groups, twitter etc. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0By8PCPF1FaBISXVMVkgtS2Q0cjg/view?usp=sharing as it gives a nice quick overview of what to expect. 

Toxi · 9 months ago · 1 Reply

You guys are doing an awesome job here :) Super impressed with the usability of the site. Now all we need here are more peeps!

Bun Fluffpaws · 9 months ago

Thank you so much *hugs* 

Toxi · 9 months ago · 2 Replies

Oh also I attend a meet every Tuesday evening located in Brisbane Australia. We have an attendance there that can be anywhere between 30 and 130 peeps each week (really depending on whats going on) (the group on facebook has over 500 members) I also attend a monthly furry bowling meet which always has at least 15-25 people in attendance. If you wanna organize some flyers to down under I can help out as well :)

Bun Fluffpaws · 9 months ago

Oh awesome, yeh that could work out well. Ive not delivered over sea's yet, so if you could PM me a delivery name(first and last), address and contact number(used incase theres any issues delivering). Then i can look into how much it would be to deliver. And if i get 200 printed for you that should cover it since im guessing quite a lot of the time theres 80% of the same people attending?
As for the Facebook group, you could always post https://drive.google.com/file/d/0By8PCPF1FaBISXVMVkgtS2Q0cjg/view?usp=sharing as thats quite a far reach already. 

Toxi · 9 months ago

Oh cool! I'll ask the admins of the fb group if they will be cool with me sharing it :)

Neforium · 8 months ago · 1 Reply

i cant wait to see this site grow more c: it has a lovely community! 

lupeyroo · 8 months ago

Agreed!