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Easier Widget Placement, More Widgets Per Page

Posted by Kim on November 13, 2022, 9:00am

It just got a bit easier to place widgets on character or group pages that make use of columns, with a new "Add widget" button at the bottom of every single column that will drop your new widget directly into that column, rather than always just dropping it into the last column on the page and making you drag it around.

A screenshot of the character profile creation screen, with bright blue arrows pointing out the new buttons

Plus, the number of widgets allowed per page on both character and group profiles has been increased from 15 to 20.
This is our first increase in number of widgets per page since 2020, when it was raised from 10 to 15. I paused there to see if we had reports of browsers crashing should people make novel-length pages. Browser crashes due to over-long pages was a big problem about 10 years ago, but it seems that it is drastically less likely with modern devices. The lack of issues for the past two years has emboldened me to creep the number up once again. And what with our ability to design character profiles using all kinds of columns, more widgets are always needed to make those fancy layouts!

Happy character profile designing, friends. :)

Comments

Warlocke

November 19, 2022
11:24am

Awesome thanks! It was always a little tedious trying to get widgets to go where I wanted especially if I had a really busy page with a lot of info. This is really cool and helpful

Sin-fonie

November 17, 2022
1:35pm

Seems like a small thing, but it's such a huge difference and I'm beyond thankful :D
I've been thinking about this in a "would be great" way ^_^ <3

Astrobeans

November 14, 2022
6:10am

It is much easier to make profiles now :3 Thank you, Kim!

YinYang_Creator

November 13, 2022
9:08pm

Hear Yee, Hear Yee, the great benevolent goddes has bestowed us with new power!

Taro_Nuke1

November 13, 2022
8:31pm

This has improved our efficiency. Thank you.

Zelphyr

November 13, 2022
4:08pm

Heck yeah!

nullbyte

November 13, 2022
1:12pm

>The lack of issues for the past two years has emboldened me to creep

I've been listening to Radiohead too much...nonetheless, thank you!

VairaSmythe

November 13, 2022
11:36am

I'm always excited for simple QOL updates like this! Good stuff :)

DevilWithin

November 13, 2022
10:24am

Thank you so much for this Kim, I'm sure going to use this on my OC characters to come.

Auberon

November 13, 2022
9:53am

Really fantastic QOL on this one! I don't really use columns much but boy oh boy will I use those extra widgets!!

Dndmama

November 13, 2022
9:27am

I noticed the widget button a few days ago, and I squeed! it's great!

Silverymage

November 13, 2022
9:17am

YES! Thank you so much - that's awesome!

XIII

November 13, 2022
9:04am

I was just struggling with this! Thank you Kim!!! <3 <3