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What features would you like to see on AOL Reader

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  1. edit my account settings

    I don't know if it is just me but I would really like to see my account settings from the reader and be able to edit/change them.

    the only thing I see at the moment is signout or about.

    I would like if I click on my user/name to take me to my settings
    where I could link my accounts with aol/facebook/google, edit options, etc.

    I don't know if I don't have this because I only login with my google account and to the reader and do not have a proper AOL mail account

    note I am not talking about…

    53 votes
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      • Please add the option that mark items as read when you scroll past them in list view.

        Please add the option that mark items as read when you scroll past them in LIST view.

        Now reader can only mark items as read in FULL view.

        36 votes
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        • Create it so that a person can highlight or exclude posts based on keywords or phrases

          It would be nice since I bid on over 1,000 feeds on craigslist to be able to highlight and exclude keywords or phrases so that I can see which jobs are most relevant to what I'm looking to bid on.

          22 votes
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          • Ability to see all recently read items in one place

            Google Reader had a section called "Recently read" which was very useful if you switched to a different feed or closed reader and wanted to get back to what you just saw. I would really love to see this functionality in Aol Reader. Keep up the great work, guys!

            30 votes
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            • Customizable Keyboard Shortcuts

              The Keyboard shortcuts in AOL Reader are better then Feedly's, however it would be nice to be able to customize the key mappings yourself. People can create key mappings that make sense to them. If customizable shortcuts can't happen, then at least make shift+j and shift+k the keys to change feeds (like Google Reader). It makes no sense to have to use the Shift key plus go to separate Keys (not j/k) then you would use for browsing articles.

              Also, when I Shift+n off the screen, the Feed list doesn't scroll with me.

              25 votes
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              • Make it so two people can share the same RSS feed.

                Google allowed us to share our accounts with other people so we can collaborate on the reading of the feeds with others. This is helpful for people who bid on Craigslist who have several bidders submitting bits on Graphic & Web Design projects.

                29 votes
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                • Include subscriber counts in the user-agent string (for publishers)

                  This helps publishers understand how many people are subscribed to their feeds from AOL Reader. See here:
                  http://www.marco.org/2013/07/10/post-google-reader-subscriber-stats

                  14 votes
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                  • show the count of stared items

                    I like to use the "Star" function to mark articles for reading them later. Therefore it would be helpful if a count would appear next to the "Stared" Folder (indicating how much stared items are currently in my reader).

                    21 votes
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                    • Move Tags to bottom of Post

                      The tags feature is very prominent, given it's the 3rd piece of information on the post (1: Title, 2: Fetch Date, 3: Tags). If a user doesn't use tags, like myself, then this feature is useless - it's taking up real estate. I would rather just get to the post instead of the tags.

                      24 votes
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                      • shortcut url for share

                        Integration with bit.ly or another way to shorten url.

                        19 votes
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                        • articles on home page are not sorted in useful way

                          Display articles on home page first from those categories which i read frequently

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                          • Don't use black as a background for code

                            Can you provide an option to change the formatting for code samples (<pre> at a guess). The black background frequently makes it impossible to read - e.g. a sample may have dark blue text, which I simply cannot read on a black background, while the original site used a white background

                            7 votes
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                            • 13 votes
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                              • Support for add to home screen on iOS

                                I can add AOL Reader on Home Screen on my iOS devices but there is a problem... Support for tabbed pages is missing. There is no way for me to go back to Reader after opening an article for full story. All you need is to add some codes in your browser for Safari to enable tabbed pages.

                                5 votes
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                                • Add a "Popular" File w/Includes Popular Articles Others Are Reading

                                  Add a popular folder that is periodically updated with those articles with the most views or greatest increase in viewership (think I Twitter Trends).

                                  10 votes
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                                  • Full view items take too much space. (height)

                                    Full view items take too much space. Article title should stay next to Feed name, not under. Wow with tags is also obsolete. (or should be smaller) When I am browsing 1 feed I know what is it, so it doesn't have to show it's name for every item.

                                    12 votes
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                                    • Sub Categories

                                      Sub Categories

                                      12 votes
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                                      • Please add a send to blogger option

                                        I have been looking high and low for a professional rss reader that allows posting to this site so that I can continue adding to the popular blogger.com platform. Thanks for your time

                                        4 votes
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                                        • 5 votes
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