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Feature request: Auto-show updates without any clicks (3 posts)

  1. archon810
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Every liveblog software out there shows updates as they happen without the need for extra clicks, as opposed to this plugin's approach of having you click "N new updates." It would be great before it's truly usable for this plugin to do the same - i.e. show new entries as they occur, preferably with some JS animation. ScribbleLive does it pretty well.


  2. Yuri Victor
    Posted 3 years ago #

    At The Washington Post we use our own in-house liveblogging plugin (example).

    We switched from the auto-update (similar to ScribbleLive) to 'x new updates' (similar to Twitter) on all our liveblogs within the past month. One of the problems we encountered with the auto-updates was that users were losing their place when new updates would push down what they were reading, which was especially a problem if a user was watching a video update (example) and an even bigger problem when people would post several images into a liveblog update pushing the page down even farther (example).

    The Twitter style is, in my opinion, more user-friendly.

  3. Mohammad Jangda
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    A hybrid solution is the way to go. Discussion here: https://github.com/Automattic/liveblog/pull/6

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