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Subscribing To Users On Instructables?!?!?! Answered

Here's an idea I thought of a few weeks ago: Subscribing to Users on Instructables.

It will be exactly like YouTube kind of, except you can see the New Instructables/ Slideshows/ Videos any of the users you subscribed to posted.

Picture 1) This will be on each users page. Obviously the button will not be like that, it will be like the buttons on Instructables, gray and orange words.

Picture 2) Next to Submit, it will say "Subscriptions v" (v is the little arrow), and when you hover over it, it will say New Instructables, New Slideshows, New Videos.

Picture 3) Couldn't make my own, so I used YouTube. It won't be like this, but it will be close. See the New Videos/ Instructables/ Slideshows? Click on any, and it shows any of those from any user you are subscribed to. And when you click their user name, it shows all the new stuff from them. See how right now in the picture it just shows a video? Exact same thing will be for the Instructables and Slideshows, so they won't have a video time under it unless it is a video. It shows the date it was posted, the views, the ratings, the usual.

If you have any suggestions, please comment!

Thanks!

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jessyratfink
jessyratfink

12 years ago

I've been wishing for this feature for quite some time. There are certain people on here that I always wind up stalking... and I like convenience! :D

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Lithium Rain
Lithium Rain

Reply 12 years ago

To quote you because I was stalking you : Stalk, stalk, stalk!! :D

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GorillazMiko
GorillazMiko

12 years ago

SWEETNESS THE POWER OF N8MAN WILL LIVE 4EVER

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bumpus
bumpus

12 years ago

Awesome Mike!
You can subscribe to people!

I subscribed to you
:D

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Flumpkins
Flumpkins

12 years ago

you can subscribe to people now

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Doctor What
Doctor What

12 years ago

I've seen this feature on other sites, and it comes in handy. You "subscribe" to a member, and anytime they make something new, they send an email or let you know by other means. It is great if you are a fan of someone (like goodhart), and quietly await their instructable of their mother's potpie.

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crestind
crestind

12 years ago

That's a great idea! Also, the ability to organize favorites into categories would be pretty cool too!

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LinuxH4x0r
LinuxH4x0r

12 years ago

Good idea. I just go in recent and look at almost everythng

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Brennn10
Brennn10

12 years ago

I think it is a great idea. We could have our own little RSS feeds to other users. +1 for this idea.

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Brennn10
Brennn10

Reply 12 years ago

Yea, and an idea could be that you have the RSS in the subscription. Like the Channels on MetaCafe and YouTube.

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Sunbanks
Sunbanks

Reply 12 years ago

Excuse my unknowingness (if that's an actual word) but what is an RSS feed?

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Brennn10
Brennn10

Reply 12 years ago

It is something that allows web users to receive information collected from many sources through a simple reader. In more simple language, it is basically like an updating list of new posts.

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Sunbanks
Sunbanks

Reply 12 years ago

Oh ok thank you.

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Sunbanks
Sunbanks

12 years ago

That's a really good idea. I like it.