Deviant Love 2.5.4 and 3.0 Alpha 3

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I've got both a stable release and an alpha for you today! The stable version, 2.5.4, has the codename "Volt Tackle", Pikachu's signature move and Final Smash. It has bug fixes that went into both versions, so we'll start by explaining that one.

Memory Hole Plugged

These versions fixed the data loss bug that affected the in-report subaccounts editor, so now you can add subaccounts any way you like without Deviant Love forgetting about them.

A Fix for Firefox

You're supposed to be able to right-click anywhere on a faved deviation to get the option to have Deviant Love tell you about its artist, but in Firefox, right-clicking directly on the artist's name didn't work. That's now fixed.

Get It

Version 3.0 Alpha 3 has the codename "Catastropika", the Z-Move upgrade to Volt Tackle. As you can see, Catastropika has an adorable powering-up sequence❤️

This version has every bug fix above, plus a few changes of its own.

The Action Bar

The action bar replaces the find bar in Deviant Love 3.0, and will be the place to access all of Deviant Love's periphery features. In addition to Find, you can get to the extension's options from here. Opening Find will auto-focus the search box, so finding things shouldn't take any more clicks than they did before.

3.0a3 Action Bar by PixievoltNo1

Hiding an Android's Heart

When you move away from a Faves page, the now-nonfunctional heart should automatically disappear - the fact that it didn't do so on Firefox for Android is bug 1485863. I've put a partial workaround into Deviant Love, so as long as you go to a new page the heart will disappear - but sometimes, DeviantArt sneakily keeps you on the same page while changing the URL in the address bar. It's possible for me to hide the heart in that case, too, but I'll need more time to work on it.

Three Cheers for Chrome

Using the stable version and the preview version side-by-side used to get pretty confusing in Chrome, as they had the exact same icon. Now Chrome users will see a "3" in the icon of Deviant Love 3.0 preview releases.

Join Testing

Firefox: Here's 3.0 Alpha 3 - if you're currently on a stable version, it'll replace that and keep its settings, and you should be able to go back to the stable version if you change your mind. Though it supports Android, the interface doesn't do much to adapt to smartphone-sized screens yet.

Chrome: Get Deviant Love Preview - it'll run alongside the stable version, but doesn't share settings with it.

The Future

The action bar was just the prelude - the next planned alpha will have the codename "Extreme Evoboost" and will feature many more design changes to make Deviant Love more fun, easier to use, and smartphone-friendly. I might even have a preliminary form of skins ready. And don't worry, I haven't forgotten that some Firefoxers want the sidebar back!

Support the Developer

I'm currently unsalaried, and it would be nice if making nice things meant I could buy nice things, too. Send me a Ko-Fi, or give the gift of Points or a Core Membership.
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