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Automatic double post checking with Javascript?

Would it be possible to add a feature to the new post form that checks for URLs while the user is writing the post, and instantly notifies the user that the post is potentially a double without having to hit Preview? It can be a bummer when you've written a long FPP and then discover it's a double on preview. Site search/domain-specific Google search is kind of unreliable for this in my experience. Or, could we have access to the URL-checking system with a user input field somewhere else in the site?
posted by overeducated_alligator on Mar 22, 2016 - 34 comments

Could we allow comments to be posted on music.metafilter.com by Ajax?

I was listening to a piece of music on MeFi Music and posted a comment. It was great that it asked me first if I really wanted to leave the page, but it occurs to me that you could also set it up so that the comment is posted by Ajax instead so you never leave the page. Last time we had this brought up was Nov 2012 and in the context of long threads rather than threads where posting actively interrupts a listening experience. [more inside]
posted by Deathalicious on Dec 7, 2014 - 12 comments

NoScript? YesScript!

Has there been a change in rehosting some javascript? [more inside]
posted by benito.strauss on Feb 6, 2013 - 3 comments

Ajax for all!

Ajax updates that allow us to see new comments without reloading an entire page have been a wonderful addition to this site. Any chance we could get Ajax posting as well? This would be really helpful in long threads which can crash my browser after I post a comment.
posted by grouse on Nov 7, 2012 - 49 comments

pb Rocks!!

Thanks to pb for the Ajax updates on threads. Otherwise I suspect that the election thread would break Metafilter tonight with reloading. I've already seen a JRun error or two.
posted by OmieWise on Nov 6, 2012 - 32 comments

Facebook's Edit feature looks mighty perty; can I has edit comments plox?

Facebook has finished its roll-out of an edit feature for comments on wall posts/comments. If you have a Facebook account, I'd ask you to take a look at it. I think it works and would like to discuss why it could work on MetaFilter. [more inside]
posted by cavalier on Aug 8, 2012 - 360 comments

Expand posts in-place on the front page?

Link next to [more inside] that would fetch the remainder of the post and expand it in-place on the front page? [more inside]
posted by George_Spiggott on May 21, 2011 - 31 comments

less is more, more or less

Optionally retrieve older comments as well as newer comments to save bandwidth? [more inside]
posted by notion on May 4, 2011 - 89 comments

how to restore pagination

So that new 'more questions' thing on the ask.metafilter front page? How do I turn it off? I don't want to load an ever growing mega page with everything all at once and apparently neither does my computer. Downloading small chunks was easier for the computer's processer and works way better for my skimming, and I want to go back. [more inside]
posted by shelleycat on Mar 1, 2011 - 196 comments

Keyboard shortcut to show new comments?

Low priority comment refresh Nigerian Dwarf Goat (a request even smaller than a tiny pony): keyboard shortcut to activate showing new comments. [more inside]
posted by kmz on Feb 24, 2011 - 58 comments

In a blizzard she was lost

What happened to the pony we named "Wildfire" -- i mean, the "x new" feature? Gone already?
posted by evilcolonel on Feb 15, 2011 - 51 comments

Make main page do like small pages

Pony request: I like the way new comments are reflected in the document title. Could we do the same for the main page? [more inside]
posted by twoleftfeet on Feb 11, 2011 - 71 comments

What has happened with updates?

Did MetaFilter go all AJAXy? [more inside]
posted by dougrayrankin on Feb 4, 2011 - 3 comments

Everyone likes ponies!

Pony request: "Load New Comments" for Mefi threads, at least on mobile. Pretty please? [more inside]
posted by dunkadunc on Feb 2, 2011 - 329 comments

"Load new comments" for MeFi mobile?

"Load new comments" for MeFi mobile? Especially for tragic and topical threads. [more inside]
posted by deern the headlice on Jan 8, 2011 - 16 comments

Seriously, I don't have Javascript turned off...

This javascript error page is a bit of overkill, in my humble opinion. None of the sugestions on the page is relavent. My clicking of the [+] failed because my hellish internet connection hadn't loaded the page completely yet. Is this necessary? I'm quite happy for clicking the [+] to just not work, rather than being bumped off the page.
posted by Jimbob on Nov 17, 2010 - 49 comments

Ajax the Best Answers

Is it possible to make [Best Answer] work like favorites? You know, all AJAX-y? [more inside]
posted by Deathalicious on Oct 14, 2008 - 25 comments

I unfavorite you! And you! and you! and especially you!

Teeny-tiny pony request: Adding favorites is all ajax-y and lovely. Removing favorites - from your favorites page - causes a refresh and a bump up to the top of the page. I can has ajax pls?
posted by desjardins on Aug 28, 2007 - 23 comments

Ajax-enabled tagging

Would it be hard to enable AskMe's tagging system with a bit of AJAX so existing tags are pulled from the database as you type them -- kind of an "auto-recommend" feature -- in order to prevent redundancy?
posted by deern the headlice on Jul 22, 2007 - 16 comments

new ajaxy flagging in metatalk

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posted by mathowie on May 31, 2007 - 116 comments

Make flags work like favorites please.

Without complaining about a specific thread, Matt, can we get "flagging" to be inline/ajaxy, as a drop down, rather than the press, choose, new page, back to thread? The way that the favorites work?
posted by filmgeek on May 17, 2007 - 44 comments

Ajax for Projects

Projects just got the ajax treatment, and seems to be working great. Try it and see.
posted by mathowie on Jan 25, 2007 - 22 comments

AJAXy goodness best thing since sliced bread

So it's been a few weeks. May we please have AJAXy goodness applied to favorites across the *.metafilter.com sites?
posted by youarenothere on Jan 18, 2007 - 28 comments

I'm testing out ajax favorites on MeFi

I'm testing out ajax favorites on MeFi right now (only www.metafilter.com). If you open any thread you can add the post or any comment as a favorite without leaving the page. Lemme know if you hit any snags and please hold off on "but, but, can you also make it do x?" requests until we're sure it works in most all browsers.
posted by mathowie on Dec 29, 2006 - 40 comments

Back button works, Ajex gone

FYI: the tabs on mefi, metatalk, and ask mefi are no longer ajaxy, loading whole pages instead. They all have permanent easy to read URLs and your back button works again.
posted by mathowie on Oct 26, 2006 - 18 comments

but is there advantage to the new ajaxy front page

I don't mean to sounds like a complete luddite, but is there advantage to the new ajaxy front page other than being cool and web2.0-ish?
posted by twine42 on Oct 23, 2006 - 82 comments

AJAX: bringing functionality -and- problems

The ways in which AJAX breaks things.
posted by five fresh fish on Oct 22, 2006 - 25 comments

Favorites Interrupts Music

Musical pony requests: could the "add to favorites" flag be set so that clicking it does not interrupt songs in progress, and could the volume settings be saved somewhere?
posted by aberrant on Jul 1, 2006 - 3 comments

new cOLDfusion

Hey Matt: There's a new coldfusion ajax tutorial out today, if you're looking for one.
posted by empath on Feb 15, 2006 - 8 comments

I'm testing out a new ajaxy spellchecker

I'm testing out a new ajaxy spellchecker here on MetaTalk for the next couple days. Let me know if you find it better/more useful/buggy. If all goes well, it could be carried over to every textarea on the server.
posted by mathowie on Jan 1, 2006 - 36 comments

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