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Explain your business model
I'm leery of free services that don't explain what their business model is. Am I the customer, or the product?28 votes
Here are related blog post, more information to come.
Add support for Buffer
bufferapp.com is one of teh most widely used publishing services. It supprts a range of scoial media channels and also allows you to schedule your posts.28 votes
Speed up interface & Improve feed updating
The interface is rather slow, doing simple things often involves a lot of waiting. Feeds are very slow to update. I have done side by side comparisons with Google reader and found Old Reader to be missing a large number of items.27 votes
improve feed update
seems that the update speed and accuracy (sometimes i dont see new updates when there are new updates) needs to be improved. when compared to google reader (which might be a little unfair to make that comparison at this point) is much faster. keep up the good work....hoping this becomes my new RSS source.26 votes
We are having some capacity issues that prevent feeds from updating on time. We are working hard to get this fixed, please check our status page (http://status.theoldreader.com/) for updates.
Please accept our apologies for the inconveniences.
Similar like the chrome extension, just show how much unread items there are, and when clicked, open the old reader page20 votes
Please see http://theoldreader.com/pages/community
Chrome/Facebook extensions should support https
Chrome and Facebook plugins should allow user to set up it to work over https.19 votes
Add support for Twitter
Sharing posts to Twitter as well as logging in with Twitter. My own use is definitely Twitter sharing first. Do very little sharing on FB and G+.19 votes
Users should be able to see posts in reverse order (old posts first, then the newer ones).17 votes
Make it a Chrome application
The chrome applications are not much more than a glorified bookmark, but it's nice to have the big icon on the new tab page17 votes
Please see http://theoldreader.com/pages/community
Thanks a lot, Enrico!
include user's notes in rss stream of shared items
self-explanatory, i think. (this would allow users, for example, to build a microblog/annotated link-dump directly from the old reader.)
there is a similar, but more complex request here:
Done. There is “tor:note” tag containing user’s note in plain text.
Pay with PayPal for premium accounts
I want to upgrade to a premium account, but don't have a credit card. Please support additional payment options. Thanks.16 votes
We’ve just released Paypal payments so you can now checkout securely using Paypal
Share/Like from all pages
"Share" and "Like" buttons should be shown on all feed lists (including "Trending" and user profiles).15 votes
load icon fonts over https when serving over https
Currently, fonts for icons are apparently loaded from http://s.theoldreader.com even when using https. If one's browser is configured to block mixed active content, this may cause icons not to render (even while letting, e.g., external images in feeds will work fine). For example, setting the security.mixedcontent.blockactivecontent hidden pref in Firefox (to be default in Firefox 23 -- https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/showbug.cgi?id=834836) will break icons.14 votes
add hover text to the buttons above the feed on the right.
It took me forever to realized the the up/down arrow was for changing the display via date (which is what I wanted, and almost put in a request for). Perhaps some hover text over the buttons could make this clearer what each button does.13 votes
Position in import queue not visible any more
I used to see my position in the import queue. It was once around 30.000. In time it went down to around 12.000. But now, when I click the import link the only thing I see is the following text:
We find feed import to be quite resource intensive procedure, so our system only allows a limited number of import operations to run at the same time. Currently all available slots are busy, so your import operation will be queued.
Doesn't indicate any progress and it doesn't look good this way. Please bring back printing the queue position.13 votes
Improve RTL Support Please
Improve Support For:
We’ve added RTL post detection to API and web interface.
Please vote for RTL interface, if you’re interested: http://theoldreader.uservoice.com/forums/187017-feature-requests/suggestions/5683750-rtl-interface-localization
Allow folders to be arranged like individual feeds
Currently I can rearrange my individual feeds how I like but I cannot place a folder wherever I want. Would be cool to allow that. Thanks!12 votes
I would love to be able to follow the full RSS feeds for password-protected sites (e.g., Livejournal, where each individual users' feed can contain a mix of open and password-protected entries).11 votes
You can now use basic authentication to access RSS feeds using the url format: http(s)://username:firstname.lastname@example.org
When "Clicking on a post scrolls to it" is enabled, only scroll up when the post is not active
Currently, when I click on a post I'm reading it scrolls up to the top of the post, which is annoying and makes me lose my place.10 votes
to let to send subscriptions to Kindle
The best thing in Google Reader was the possibility to get my feed to my Kindle: http://www.klip.me/googlereader/welcome
It would be perfect to be able to use this feature with your reader after Google retire their reader.10 votes
Implemented by Sérgio Vilar!
See it here: http://oxnt.me/
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