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  1. social networking

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      2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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      • Add Readability support

        Guys, GREAT work you did here. I'm certainly going to use AOL Reader now. One of the features I use the most on Google Reader for reading comics is Readability, enabled through the Reader Plus extension. Using that plugin makes it easier to read websites which have feeds that do not provide the full content (Cyanide and Happiness, for example). So by just pressing Alt+R or clicking on the "Read now with Readability" icon loads the page inside the post. Is it possible to have native support, or should we develop a browser plugin for this?

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          2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hi,

          We’ve added native support for this. You can find it by enabling it in the services tab of the settings menu, then selecting the "share button for whatever post you wish to see.

          Thanks,
          The AOL Reader Team

        • Show unread items with a background color

          When you get new items, it displays an icon, but, to me, is a little small one. Would be nice a background color

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            completed  ·  1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 28 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • mark all

              Mark All as Read should only mark all items date to the first item as read, excluding the items not loaded since last refresh.
              This is the default behavior of Google Reader.

              Currently, AOL Reader will mark unloaded new items as read.
              This behavior is breaking the reading time anchor, and is really annoying if you have a lot of unloaded unread items during a time period.

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                2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Make starred items display all items

                It would be nice if the starred category displayed all items instead of just unread items. I like to star articles and return to them later.

                I could set "Starred" to display all items, but it changes that setting for all feeds, which I do not want. Alternatively, you could just have the setting for "Starred" separate from the rest of the feeds.

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                  1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Support original enclosure

                  Original enclosure links is a function in Google reader, it's a way of attaching a URL of a file. It might be a efficient way for users who wish to use it. From what I know, Non of reader platforms using original enclosure except Google reader and InoReader.

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                    completed  ·  4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Option to show unread feeds only in the feed list view

                    I have subscriptions to several dozen feeds and lot of them update very irregularly. This currently results in a long list of feeds with zero new items. Google Reader let me show only those feeds with updated items, which results in a much less cluttered list.

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                      1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Make keyboard navigation for folders retain focus when moving back and forth from reading feeds

                      Current behaviour:

                      1) Use a combination of shift-n, shift-p and shift-x to go up, down and expand folders
                      2) Use shift-o to open a feed for browsing.
                      3) Start using j and k to read a feed
                      4) Read *all* articles in the feed, right the to the very last one
                      5) When done with reading that feed, and I wish to move to the next feed, shift-n doesn't take me to the next feed, but rather focuses on Home.

                      Expected behaviour:
                      4) Read *all* articles in the feed, right the to the very last one
                      5) When done with…

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                        5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Marking an article unread does not keep it unread

                        Clicking on a read article and marking it "unread" via the "m" shortcut doesn't actually make the article unread. When you switch to the "Unread only" view, the newly marked unread articles do not appear.

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                          3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • time displayed when the feeditem was created.

                          Right not it just says something like 9:03pm. Even if this was just some minutes away. It would be nice if it would display the difference between now and its creation and if its bigger than 1 or 2 hours it should show the actual time.

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                            1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Hi,

                            We have made some changes to allow users to see both published and fetch time. Now both times will appear if you hover on the time icon in article view or the time in collapsed views.

                            Thanks,
                            The AOL Reader Team

                          • allow me to pay to remove adverts

                            I'd like to be able to pay a small subscription charge which will remove adverts from Reader.

                            15 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Hi,

                              Payment options will be available in the future. The Reader is currently in beta, and once testing and configurations are complete, we will implement payment options.

                              Thanks,
                              The AOL Reader Team

                            • Cannot rename a category

                              Going to organize -> rename a category, it does not change the name. Just stays the same.

                              7 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • improve "organize" menu

                                Or (better) - create all "organize" staff directly in reader, not in submenu. Context menu (right click) would be nice for desktop users.

                                Essential features:

                                1. Move subscriptions to another ctegories/folders and easy way to create/remove new folders. In "organize" menu folders are not expandable now (FF22)
                                2. Easy way to unsubscribe/rename subscription

                                3. Some subscription displayed without favicons. For example: http://forum.farmanager.com, ibigdan.com .. etc

                                21 votes
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                                  completed  ·  0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Automatically import my google feeds

                                  Automatically import my google reader feeds and related data such as stared items and history when I first log in with my google account.
                                  Having to manually export from google and then import (desktop only) is annoying and also means I can't try out the service due to being only on mobile devices at the moment.

                                  16 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add a gallery view (a la Feedly's magazine and card views) for feeds

                                    A gallery view let's people quickly scan image-focused feeds (like the attached searches I've set up for vintage posters). IMHO, this is Feedly's only distinguishing feature, and one I'd love to see other RSS readers adopt.

                                    The attached screenshots gives you an idea of what I'm talking about.

                                    8 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Problems in Signing in

                                      First time I used the AOL Reader, I signed in using my Google Account, then requested the beta access. Upon receiving the invitation, I was able to access the Reader, and, importing my Google Reader data, I did browse the feeds I used to. But, few days later, I couldn't sign in anymore (it keeps looping as "Ask to Sign In" -> "Sign in screen" -> "Validation as Google Account" -> "Request beta access"). But everytime I try to request the access, the system says my account is already associated with an account.
                                      I don't Know if this is a…

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                                        2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • You are grouping by blogs, there should be an option to just sort by date, I want the latest in my feeds in a particular category

                                        when I "group" blogs by adding them to a specific folder, I want you to treat their articles as belonging to one blog and to list them by date, but you still group them by the blog they belong to in the reading pane and only sort by date within that grouping. This defeats the whole purpose of putting them in the folder in the first place.

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                                          completed  ·  0 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Problem with showing pictures in posts

                                          Hi. I have feed with picture only in the post.
                                          http://developerslife.ru/rss.xml
                                          but reader dont show any posts

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