In today’s post we’d like to update the community on some of the notable recent deployments made to “condenser” the software behind Steemit.
We are all sad to see it go, but “Welcome to the Blockchain” has been replaced. New users who land on steemit.com will now see “Money talks. Your voice is worth something. Join the community that pays you to post and curate high quality content.”
Improved Power Downs
Steemit.com now allows users to power down less than 100% of their SP. When a user clicks on the “Power Down” button in their wallet, they will be taken to a page where they can select how much of their SP they want to power down. It will provide an estimate of how much STEEM will be disbursed each week.
If the power down will leave less than 5 SP in the account, it will give the user a warning:
These changes were deployed along with several other enhancements.
Pull Request 1699
A Russian translation file was loaded into condenser in preparation for supporting multiple languages via translations.
Pull Request 1686
Users can now use the middle click on a username and it will take them directly to the user’s blog page:
Left click will continue to open the same user preview page as before:
Pull Request 1695
Additional clarification was added to the user signup process.
Pull Request 1732
Streamlined a portion of the new user signup process that was causing delays for some users.
Other Miscellaneous Changes
- 1055 post cross link #1077
- fix percent interpolation issue #1690
- 1153 kill nested steemit proxy urls #1701
- 1417 retain image proxy url sizing #1723
- konami-code #1715
- copyediting localization readme #1730
- 1707 article page loading icon #1734
- Add "#" to "Steemit" when using Twitter share #1735
- Don't hide flag in PostSummary #1739
Bluepaper and Whitepaper in GitHub
The Bluepaper and Whitepaper files have been converted into LaTeX markdown format and committed to GitHub. Instructions to clone the repository and build the PDF from the markdown file are in the readme. Users will now be able to submit pull requests to the repository to update the content.
We continue to work hard on a lot of changes and we look forward to sharing the details with you as they roll out.