Feature suggestions and discussion [READ THE FIRST POST]

Background Pony #65B3
When searching for exact keywords from comments, I only want the exact word shown as I type. Wildcard search is useless because I can definitely see the exact keyword when searching for it, bundled with messages that do not have the exact keyword.
Background Pony #0F89
@Derpy Whooves
Following the this discussion, I’m not sure if the feature was ever actually requested - so, request: when viewing a tag page, the ability to sort by when the tag was added. This would be superior to visiting the tag’s “tag changes - added” page, because that list continues to show posts that have had the tag subsequently removed (indeed, that is the point of tag changes), and of course the grid vs. list layout.
  • If the tag in question was present on upload and unchanged since, the time used for sorting would be the same as the upload time.
Further feature enhancements, in order of my prediction on complexity:
  • option to choose either sorting by earliest time the post had the tag, or most recent addition of the tag (makes a difference in cases where a tag may have been removed and re-added)
  • ability to apply the sorting when a search query is for a single tag, not only when directly visiting a tag page
  • alternatively, much more generally and I’d guess much more complex, ability to sort by most recent/initial time that a post was a valid result for any arbitrary search
  • ability to use this sorting for one’s watchlist

A much different feature that could be used to similar ends:
A “viewed/unviewed” toggle similar to hiding images. This could even be nearly a clone of hiding images, with the benefit of being separate/in parallel meaning you can toggle the whole feature on and off while still maintaining another set of really don’t want to see them hidden images. It would also be most useful if an option was added in user settings whether to auto-“mark as viewed” when visiting an image’s page.
  • Alternately, instead of hiding/revealing images, “viewed” images could be moved to the end of whatever sort order is in use.
This kind of arrangement can sort of be managed already, by either re-purposing one’s fav/up/downvotes as that switch (not recommending this! probably a misuse of site features!), or using a gallery to collect “viewed” pictures (can’t toggle from thumbnails), or by offloading either hiding, or read/unread, to a filter with the list of image IDs (quite inconvenient).
Background Pony #2A5F
@Background Pony #0F89
So what is your use case for these features?
  • Do you want to see previously unviewed images?
  • Do you want to see images that are new to a certain tag?
  • Or do you want to be notified when an old image gets added to your watch list?
I see value in all of these, but which one are you interested in?
Background Pony #0F89
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Not notified in the usual UI “notification” sense of a pop-up or count-badge, but for it to be presented in a way that it will be discoverable in a similar fashion as “new content”…I do not use a watch list, but that is something I would value if I did, yes. (Part of the reason I do not is because it seems redundant with just performing a well-crafted search.)
LittleDog
Non-Fungible Trixie -
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
My Little Pony - 1992 Edition
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2020) - Took part in the 2020 Community Collab
Wallet After Summer Sale -
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2019) - Celebrated Derpibooru's seventh year anniversary with friends
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2018) - Celebrated Derpibooru's six year anniversary with friends.
The End wasn't The End - Found a new home after the great exodus of 2012

LittlePornDog
Is it possible to add another Watchlist with different tags to the others that can be handled the same way as the filters?
So you can change them if needed and have different watchlists with different tags on them. Both filtered with the set Filters.
JP
Princess of Love - Extra special version for those who participated in the Canterlot Wedding 10th anniversary event by contributing art.
Elements of Harmony - Had an OC in the 2022 Community Collab
Non-Fungible Trixie -
Notoriously Divine Tagger - Consistently uploads images above and beyond the minimum tag requirements. And/or additionally, bringing over the original description from the source if the image has one. Does NOT apply to the uploader adding several to a dozen tags after originally uploading with minimum to bare tagging.
Fine Arts - Two hundred uploads with a score of over a hundred (Safe/Suggestive)
Kinship Through Differences - Celebrated the 11th anniversary of MLP:FIM!
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
Ten years of changes - Celebrated the 10th anniversary of MLP:FiM!

I miss the show so much
When creating a new forum thread, the page title just says “New Topic” and the subtitle on the page says “Create a Topic”. I think it should also display the forum name somewhere on the page, so I can double-check that I’m in the right place. You can only see the forum in the URL and if your browser hides it, you’re completely blind.
Maybe “Create a Topic in <forum name>”, or “<forum name> / Create a Topic”?
Background Pony #0F89
@JP
That seems like a good idea.
You can already implement something like that with a userstyle, although it’ll state the forum’s URL, not its name:
/* Show in which forum you're beginning a new topic */
form[action^="/forums/"][action$="/topics"]:before {
    content: attr(action);
    display: inline-block;
    font-size: 24px; font-weight: 400; margin: 0.67em 0 0.62em 0; /* these match Derpibooru's current style for header H1 */
    overflow: hidden; direction: rtl; text-indent: -3.86em; /* dumb magic number used to cut off the text "/topics" - delete this line if it is too janky */
}
form[action^="/forums/"][action$="/topics"]>h1:after { content: " in "; white-space: pre; }
form[action^="/forums/"][action$="/topics"]>h1 { float: left; }
Or, a userscript could fetch the actual forum name from the API (derpibooru.org/api/v1/json/forums/[forum URL “short name” goes here]) and insert it in the form>h1
Background Pony #0F89
I’d like it if a search for an extant tag that has no tagged images would still show the tag info. Right now, such a search only shows “No images found!”.
Two motivations to do this:
  1. When an artist has a DNP, you can find it on the DNP list (for which other people have already posted about its shortcomings), or by visiting their artist tag page (example - not picking on this artist, they’re just alphabetically the first one with 0 images, from the DNP list). However, the quickest and most front-facing interface on the site is search, and performing a search for a 0-image artist tag yields no information that the site knows anything about them, leading to extra steps to find out if it’s due to DNP.
  2. For non-artist tags, showing that a tag has existed but has 0 images gives the hint that the tag is not to be used - maybe it’s a misspelling, maybe it’s in the wrong form but not used so often that it’s gotten aliased, or otherwise simply not used on the site. Someone with enough curiosity could follow the link to see the tag changes and check the images which had it removed, to potentially learn what tag to use instead - but as it is where the tag is not displayed at all, there’s no information, no link to follow, and nothing to learn from.

    Again, one could visit the tag page to find out these things, but as in the first point, it is not the primary search interface that’s most directly accessible.
judge

When the source of an image is twitter.com, many people use the native share button under the tweet. This used to be generally fine when it was just ?s=21 (attributing the platform it was shared from) but now Twitter appends a presumably user-associated token in the t parameter, for example 2807708.
IMO This and the s parameter probably should be stripped automatically given all it does is provide Twitter a social graph of what users shared tweets to the most people.
Background Pony #0F89
Perhaps there’s some kind of browser UX convention that would render this inappropriate, but from my habits, I find that it’s counter-intuitive that clicking on a quick tag link removes focus from the tagging field, which means the control-enter shortcut for “save” doesn’t function, and other shortcut keys suddenly do function instead of typing into the tag field.
If shifting focus back to the tag field (if it had focus at the time a quick tag link was clicked) is indeed against convention, I’d love to have a userscript to perform that restoration.
Cosmas-the-Explorer
Non-Fungible Trixie -
Notoriously Divine Tagger - Consistently uploads images above and beyond the minimum tag requirements. And/or additionally, bringing over the original description from the source if the image has one. Does NOT apply to the uploader adding several to a dozen tags after originally uploading with minimum to bare tagging.

Have a way to bookmark comments. It might be best if this is private.
Give an option to name an image like they do on Derpibooru. Especially useful for Derpibooru Exclusives.
Give a badge for putting in the original description and date of the original image on Deviantart.
Make a badge system where you after you get a badge there would be another badge waiting for you to do another good deed. Like if someone uploaded 100 images from Deviantart, have infinite badges for every 100 badges, to give incentive to do these beneficial deeds.
These are just some random thoughts I just had. I don’t know how realistic some of these are.
JP
Princess of Love - Extra special version for those who participated in the Canterlot Wedding 10th anniversary event by contributing art.
Elements of Harmony - Had an OC in the 2022 Community Collab
Non-Fungible Trixie -
Notoriously Divine Tagger - Consistently uploads images above and beyond the minimum tag requirements. And/or additionally, bringing over the original description from the source if the image has one. Does NOT apply to the uploader adding several to a dozen tags after originally uploading with minimum to bare tagging.
Fine Arts - Two hundred uploads with a score of over a hundred (Safe/Suggestive)
Kinship Through Differences - Celebrated the 11th anniversary of MLP:FIM!
Verified Pegasus - Show us your gorgeous wings!
Preenhub - We all know what you were up to this evening~
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
Ten years of changes - Celebrated the 10th anniversary of MLP:FiM!

I miss the show so much
Have a way to bookmark comments. It might be best if this is private.
You can already bookmark comments and posts in your browser. Bookmark the “Link” links in the right corner of comments/posts. Your browser is private already. (Mostly.)
Give an option to name an image like they do on Derpibooru. Especially useful for Derpibooru Exclusives.
Huh?
Give a badge for putting in the original description and date of the original image on Deviantart.
You already have that badge.
cheezedoodle
Roll for Initiative - For Patreon supporters
Princess of Love - Extra special version for those who participated in the Canterlot Wedding 10th anniversary event by contributing art.
Non-Fungible Trixie -
Thread Starter - OC Tag Description Requests
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2020) - Took part in the 2020 Community Collab
The Magic of Friendship Grows - For helping others attend the 2020 Community Collab
Dream Come True! - Participated in the MLP 9th Anniversary Event
Silver Bit -
Heart Gem -
Wallet After Summer Sale -

Moderator
TagZombie: AC15, Atk +8
In the popup box when submitting an image link in a comment, customize the input prompt text so it tells users to use “>>imagenumbert” for on-site images and only use the blank for offsite images. Maybe even provide a second blank just to paste in the image number that does it for them, or have it parse the input string for a derpi image number and convert the link to the shorthand automatically.
Noir-B
Artist -
Twinkling Balloon - Took part in the 2021 community collab.
Friendship, Art, and Magic (2020) - Took part in the 2020 Community Collab

fickle ferrety fellow
Could we have a video quality toggle? It could be in the settings, in the player itself. or right above or below the video player similarly to e621. I’m sure it’d be appreciated by low-bandwidth users like myself.
719418052

Ah, hay. And names for videos. Youtube isn’t good for animations but booru does miss some valuable features
We are here to observe poneys comfortly, right?
Cosmas-the-Explorer
Non-Fungible Trixie -
Notoriously Divine Tagger - Consistently uploads images above and beyond the minimum tag requirements. And/or additionally, bringing over the original description from the source if the image has one. Does NOT apply to the uploader adding several to a dozen tags after originally uploading with minimum to bare tagging.

The ability to hide certain comments or posts. Maybe if I see want to see a sweet image of Scootalove and then I see a cynical comment, I just want to not see it.
It might cause less arguing.
Perhaps to the right of Reply there can be a Hide button, to not see what the comment or post says.
And if you want to see the comment again, just press the button.
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