Publishing of an article to AppleNews depends on a beacon sent to FreshContent endpoint which is triggered by publishing a post or a comment.
Turned on demand for AAX (Acceptable Ad Exchange) as part of our formal A/B test. This will allow ads to serve to users who have opted in to “allowing acceptable ads” within adblock plus. The official test is slated to run 2/15-2/18.
We use a cropped image in the newsletter with the dimension of 636x358px with North crop. We don’t use this type of crop anywhere on the site. We use the same dimension with Center crop for the facebook share image (if the image is narrower than 700px), and we have some - I think legacy - codepath to crop video…
Today we released an update that adjusts image resolution based on device pixel ratio. This responsive solution ensures that readers using displays with high pixel density will be served higher resolution images, which will look sharper on those displays.
promoted post were not working in second scroll on mobile safari, it is unknown how long this has been the case.
The FS hides comments from GoogleNews bot.
the 970x251 was incorrectly serving out of the scrollArticle placement. The purpose of the 970x251 to give ad ops the ability to serve units above the fold for their advertisers, and the scrollArticle position is below the fold and therefore should not support the 970x251 size.
The link only appears when editing the information of an already uploaded video. This is because the video doesn’t appear in MCP until both the file is uploaded and all the necessary metadata is added. After you add a video, you can instantly click on the thumbnail and open the Edit icon and the link will be below the…
When uploading a video to Kinja, the following fields are set:
We learned that Walmart links come in a different format than expected, and have updated our logic to account for this when passing through utm parameters to Trackonomics
We recently discovered a loophole which allowed a site member without appropriate permissions to open any post on their site in the editor, however a back end permission check would prevent changes from being saved.
Here’s a Kinja platform quirk that not many people know about: comments can only be edited for up to 15 minutes after they have been published. We’ve found that users are sometimes caught editing after the 15 minute window has closed, and upon saving their edits, are hit with a save error.
As of today, site Admins and Owners can change the location of any post within the Author’s chosen site group. Prior to this change, admins were only allowed to move a post to the Author’s personal site.
This is the first version of the custom thumbnail tool and only changes the thumbnail within Kinja. This means you must also update the thumbnail in MCP if you’re syndicating a video to YouTube via MCP. The next phase will also set the custom thumbnail within MCP.
We’re introducing a new right rail recirc area on video permalinks. On mobile this recirc moves below the body copy, above comments. Our goal is improve video discoverability on site and increase video views per session.
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