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More flexibility in frequency of auto-publishing

Hello!  

I am noticing a few different Feature Requests in this forum, all around the idea of paper.li providing more flexibility and user control in how often (or if at all) your** editions are published.**  We currently allow editions to be published weekly, daily and twice daily, but some of you would like to publish only on business days (mon- friday), monthly, or even have the ability to turn it off altogether.

With that in mind, I am consolidating your requests, with the idea that there is more power in numbers.  Feel free to +1 this topic and vote if you thing this would be an important feature.

 

Best, Julia

Julia Yaziji

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User originally suggested idea on May 29, 2012 14:58

Please provide an option to switch auto update off, ie 'never update button' so it can be done manually I find if frustrating when my paper does not auto update at the estimated time so i update it myself, sort out all the stories, headlines, add my own stories then an hour later it auto updates and i lose that edition and my readers end up reading things that i didn't want in my paper. 

Thank You

DoW

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User originally suggested idea on September 29, 2012 19:45

The daily update is great - unless you are content driven that doesn't need a weekend update - I'd really like to see an option that allows a bit more flexibility to the update schedule of days - for example a dropdown box that lets you select which days of the week to update - m-f or perhaps every other day - you simply check/tick off which days of the week you want to update on and be done with it.... PLEASE weekend updates are not usually needed for us business driven content providers.

Thanks

 

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User originally suggested this idea on October 27, 2013 13:14

Hi,

I'm running my paper.li for my company and ideally, I wouldn't have a publication on Saturdays and Sundays.

Any chance we could have a setting for 'weekdays', alongside 'daily', 'weekly' etc?

Thanks!

Adfonic 0 votes
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User originally suggested idea onJan 17 23:45

Can our Paper.li be a Monthly edition instead of weekly?

Axia Payments 1 vote
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User originally suggested idea on December 21, 2013 11:00

Currently the options are Daily, Morning & Evening, Weekly. It would be nice to have a Weekday option so the editions are Mon- Fri and not Sat, Sun.

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I also would like more flexibility in publishing dates. I am a Realtor and as this paper evolves I can see it becoming a major part of staying in touch with my clients but even once a week is too much. I would like an option of once every 2 weeks or monthly. Make it a Pro option and I will go Pro!

Gerry Beltgens 1 vote
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Gerry,  

 

Thanks for adding your feedback.  I would encourage you to vote for this feature improvement by clicking "like" at the top of this thread.  Liking a feature request is a way to "vote" for the improvement and helps us communicate to the product development team what the majority of users want.

Kind regards, Julia

Julia Yaziji 0 votes
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DoW I agree 100% - drives me up the wall. For those on Pro we should be allowed to turn it off. Yesterday i spent half the morning adding content via the bookmark, thought I had sent it but it didn't and refreshed with new content that i didn't want. However, i do disgree with your support of Everton FC. :)

Julie, please push development team for this option as I believe the product pulls in automated news stories that are sometimes not relevent so important that we send our own content.

I also think more flexiblity for those who need to send ad hoc. Thank you.

Perry Mayer 0 votes
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I have to add voice to those wanting monthly papers please. Why not even custom dates? We would like to send out papers based on things like today being World Cancer Day, for instance.

 

Thanks!

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I would go Pro today if flexible publishing dates was implemented.

Gerry Beltgens 0 votes
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Please consider just having it send on weekdays.  I don't like it creating a version on the weekends, where I don't edit it... can you please do this?  Thanks!  Just add a feature that it creates a version Mon-Friday.

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Is there way cheat at this point which allows me to replicate the previous issue for the next week, so that each issue lasts a fortnight?

Friends of Ambition 0 votes
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Hi Friends of Ambition,

No, not at this time....  :/

Julia

Julia Yaziji 0 votes
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I would like to create my own news headlines and features.like the Onion, is that possible without relying on the editors notes being the only source from my voice...?

Art GarfieldGarfield Garfield 0 votes
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Best would just be a series of tick boxes, one for each day of the week, and you get to tick which days you want to republish. For example I would really like Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This solution would just work for everyone.

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@ Art GarfieldGarfield Garfield

 

We don't have a way for users to add their own content directly into the paper. If you have a blog or a website, you can add your articles as a source that way.

 

Best, Julia

Julia Yaziji 0 votes
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I agree with those wanting to be able to have the ability to better control updates--especially to be able to turn auto update off

Thanks

The Daily Lede 0 votes
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More flexibility in frequency of auto-publishing is my # 1 need right now.

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I also would like more flexibility in publishing dates. I work in comms in a national organisation and this is the PERFECT way to keep our staff unified and updated on things happening around the country, but once a week is too much. I would like an option of once every 2 weeks or monthly.

 

Make it a pro option and I would go pro!

 

Thanks

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User originally requested this idea on March 13, 2014 

Why not provide the option in the "Update Frequency" to not update a paper on specific days?

For example, on most Sundays, my paper is empty because there is simply nothing published in my content sources on that day  or the day before.

This is not a big issue, but why not have the possibility to, say, keep the Saturday edition where it is and block updates until the next one on Monday?

This may be a little complicated... but it could be as simple as adding an additional option to the publishing schedule. ("5 days a week", or "6 days a week" instead of the relentless "Daily")

Ideally, we could also include holidays, but this has less of an impact unless there is a holiday on Monday, or two holidays together, for example.

 

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Hello, I believe we can mark this request as "done"!

 

A few days ago we relased Curate a new feature which allows you to create a Content Draft of your paper!  Manually curate your paper according to_your_ schedule.  Edit, curate, and add suggested content based on your sources -or- manually chose content using the bookmarklet to a draft edition offline.  _Review and publish _online when you're ready.

 

The Content Draft feature allows a publisher complete control of when and how often new content is fetched and what content is placed on the final online edition of the paper.  

 

 For more information: see 

Editorial Control: curate a Content Draft offline and publish when you're ready

Best, Julia

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