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  1. Provide an advanced search option where we can designate what content we want or don't want.

    Like the title says. An example of such a system can be found at manga.life/advanced-search/. This is not an endorsement or recommendation to use this service. It is for comparative purposes only.

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    • Allow subscribing to a serial BEFORE it's indexed

      When I find a new web comic I want to read, my immediate impulse is check if it's on Serialist. If it's not, then I add it to Serialist. Unfortunately, I can't subscribe to the new serial until Serialist has indexed it. Usually I wind up forgetting to subscribe.

      So it would be nice if, at the point of adding a new serial, I could subscribe to it.

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      • Fix the android app password saving

        The app forgets password every now and then

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        • Enable pinch-zoomout for mobile.

          Some comics, with large, or high def pages are almost impossible to read on a mobile device if you can't zoom out. The CR reader lets me pinch-zoom in on a page, but not out.

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          • Allow a forum for conversations

            This is a place where readers can keep track of comics. Why not allow for this to be a hub where readers and creators can talk? And it can be split 3 ways: Reader/Readers, Reader/Creators, Creator/Creators

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            • Some comics are "broken" in that the Comic Rocket header disappears once you go to it

              The header for Comic Rocket disappears as though you had clicked the X every time you visit the page. The domain also returns to the original comic domain no matter what. You have to click back and forth from your dashboard for every unread page. It still tracks new ones, and tracks pages read, but is frustrating. Some comics that this happens for are The Rock Cocks and Namesake.

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              • Fix the Redirects

                Two comics that I really like, Supernormal Step and Solstoria, do not work the same as other comics. Instead of showing me the webpage with the Comic Rocket controls at the top, it simply takes me to the corresponding page. This may be happening on other comics as well, but these are the only two I am aware of.

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                • Android app needs to be more like the site

                  Sorting by alphabetical is lame, but I guess it helps to find things. I prefer the site's sorting.

                  Also the app opens all links in external browsers, not really optimal when it can be done in-app.

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                  • Offer an iPad app

                    my iPad is one of my favourite devices to read comics on. I use the Comic Rocket website a lot on my iPad but it could be so much better as a native app.

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                    • Add a way to associated unkown pages with an existing serial.

                      If I put in a link for a comic I'm already reading in the "Add to My Comics by URL:" box it may or not be able to add the comic. For example:

                      We don't know anything about the page at http://fakecomic.com/latest-one yet. Maybe you'd like to add the serial you just came from?

                      It would be awesome if there was a way to associated this URL with an existing comic kind of like the "it looks similar" message you get when you try to add a duplicate serial.

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                      • Have a button to fix broken comics

                        Have a button to set your mark to the latest comic, instead of having to go to the site, figure out a few comics were taken down, re-mark your place, and so on.

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                        • Make it easier to mark a comic as read up to date when adding a new comic.

                          When I add a comic I have been reading, it is really difficult to get the bookmark to the last page; sometimes I have to click through 20 or so pages to get CR to the most up to date page. I should be able to move the mark to the most recent page with one click.

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                          • Detect when pages use X-Frame-Options to forbid framing, and offer a link instead

                            Some pages, notably fanfiction.net, forbid framing using X-Frame-Options. Comic Rocket's crawler should notice this when crawling, and offer a slightly different viewer, which offers the usual navigation but replaces the iframe with a link to the page; I'd suggest making that page open in a new window by default, to keep the navigation around.

                            For extra credit, it might be possible to pop up the navigation and page in separate windows and have one navigate the other, though I'm not sure if that's actually possible.

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                            • Have forum for "report a problem", so people know a problem has already been reported

                              I'm guessing there's a huge amount of spam under the "Report a Problem" button, and emails, as well as in the feedback area, simply because armies of people are reporting problems for the same comics so many times. Some kind of forum or SOMETHING so that a person can know if a problem has already been reported might help cut down on that, but still allow for people to say they're also having problems, or elaborate on the problem.

                              Also, admin/moderator feedback regarding a particular problem (if it's believed to be fixed or any sort of update at all) can…

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                              • Recommend Feature

                                I sent this in but I'll make it public. It would be great to have a internal recommend feature. You have all the external shares, which is nice. But how about letting people write a short recommendation (maybe the length of a tweet or a bit more) for a comic? This can appear in a recommendation feed or something, and you can discover new comics via a personal recommendation. I know this is how I found many comics I love, by a friend telling me how much *they* love something.

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                                • Android app needs new sort options

                                  And so does the site, but it's weird how different they are.

                                  Sometimes I like the alphabetical order thing, but I would usually go with the version on the site where it sorts by number of pages left.

                                  The best idea: Allow both options on both versions.

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                                  • 6 votes
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                                    • Have a dropdown menu to scroll quickly through a series' strips without paging through every single strip on the way.

                                      Sometimes I have a comic in my bookmarks or someplace that was added to Comic Rocket, or I have a problem with my cookies (or accidentally hit "go to first"/"go to last"), or just want to check a comic in the archive for foreshadowing or whatever. In these instances, I want to scroll quickly through the comics' numbers (or numbers and URL, arranged in order of number) instead if having to page through everything to get there. This may only be a problem on the Android version. If a scroll menu is not an option, perhaps a numeric entry field…

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                                      • Bookmarklets for broken/blocked comics

                                        For comics that are broken and/or whose owners don't want you indexing them - simply cut off prefix for the comic url and instead of indexing them, save the rest of the URL. Use a bookmarklet instead of the frame, and hit it when you're done reading, to bookmark your current spot. The authors/owners should have no objections - you're not stealing their traffic or modifying the website in any way.

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                                        • Add a PG-13 or Web-14 web rating

                                          Or something in the middle, because sometimes PG isn't enough and R is too much ^^

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