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Updated Slashdot Story Submission Bookmark 48

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the throw-us-a-bone-here dept.
We recently redesigned the Submission Form to make it (hopefully) a little easier for you to shovel news our way. The new system also will allow you to tag your submissions. A reminder that you can participate in rating stories and filtering spam from the recent submissions page. And by bookmarking this convenient bookmarklet you can submit stories from the comfort of whatever web page you are browsing.
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Updated Slashdot Story Submission Bookmark

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  • by MBCook (132727) <foobarsoft@foobarsoft.com> on Monday October 12, 2009 @12:12PM (#29719955) Homepage

    I noticed this a while ago when I went to post a story. Mostly, it's rather nice, but I do miss one feature:

    Can it be made so that my link points to something other than my email address? I used to change it on every submission to point to my website, and actually I'd like to set that as the default.

    Was there a reason that choice was removed, or was it an unintended effect/feature without priority?

  • by Anonymous Coward on Monday October 12, 2009 @12:48PM (#29720375)
    The one thing that I miss in the new submission system is the list of Accepted, Rejected, and Pending stories after a submission is made.

    Can we get the list of Accepted, Rejected, and Pending stories back?

    Otherwise the new system is fine although I didn't know how to go about submitting a story under a different name or how to add a link to a web site instead of an email address until I read the post above by eldavojohn.

    You may want to add that information to your FAQ.
  • Why can't I mod? (Score:3, Interesting)

    by slagheap (734182) on Monday October 12, 2009 @01:28PM (#29720951)

    Given the meta-topic... I'll ask this here:

    Ever since Slashdot went to the "2.0" (was it?) interface where you can ajax collapse or expand posts within the normal page... I haven't ever gotten mod points.

    I have "Willing to Moderate" checked, and "Good karma", but I haven't received mod points for a long long time.

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