Now with books


Author Buzz now has the books feature sort of working.

We have now added the ability to create a database of your published books. The limits are the currently you need to access the admin area and your books do not show up on your feed or profile. Obviously, this is not good enough so the next stage is to work towards being able to add them right from the profile editor and also having them appear in profile and feed.

After that, we hope to allow admins to create community profiles for popular authors so we can see the books available from our favourite authors. This will require us to create “claimable profiles” so the author’s agent or the author themselves can take control of the profile if they wish.

Once that is all done we should be able to start work on featured books (books that get promoted on the front page) and user reviews.

Now is a great time to become a beta tester and get access to everything, including what may become premium content later on and keep that access forever.

No Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Backup all the things

If there is one thing that this outage has shown me, it is that there can always be a more comprehensive backup system in place. This post should publish just after the most comprehensive, site-wide, backup of all the things has completed. That ends step one. Some backup stats Files …

train crash
Author Buzz is back

I think by now that everyone noticed that we were off line for an indecently long time. I will talk about exactly what happened but not quite yet. There is a lot to do to fix what went wrong and to make sure that it does not happen again. Before …

fast car

I thought I would post an overview of the updates I’ve been running. Themes and plugins It is not terribly exciting. A month’s worth of bug fixes and security updates but no new features to speak of. The only really important news is that we have been silently keeping on …

%d bloggers like this:
Skip to toolbar