There was an issue earlier where stories weren't saving offline, which has been fixed. You should now be able to save stories and read them offline normally.
Google Sign-In has been added as a login option so you can login and sign up for an account easily.
There were also some issues with the importer where a few stories were being duplicated, which have been fixed.
Couple of major improvements in this update:
Autosave for drafts improved so autosaving will be much faster for large drafts & on slower connections.
Bug fixed where people were unable to review stories.
You can now view & manage the users you're following from your profile. To view, go to your profile, then click on the Following tab. Only you can see the users you're following.
Text you copy from other editors will now be pasted in the editor with full formatting. As of now, only text pasted from Google Docs has been tested, so if it doesn't work in your case, please let us know.
We've improved our dictionary so you'll now be able to lookup synonyms faster and and those that are way more accurate while writing.
Bug has been fixed as well where the same story was showing up multiple times in the Write page.
Major update mainly focusing on improving and adding new features for writers released:
1. You can now add paragraph separators in the middle of your chapters, to let your readers know that the scene has changed.
3. Many new shortcuts added so you can write quicker. A list of shortcuts has been added so you can look them up anytime.
2. Bug Fix: Inline formatting (Bold and Italic) will now only be applied on text after the cursor when no text is selected.
You can now filter for fandoms and sort stories directly without having to open up Filters.
New option to sort stories by "Top" added. Check it out!
Something new: Imported stories that are being auto updated from FFN can now be edited directly on Fanfiction Online!
New features added:
1. You can now search by authors! From the read page, click on Filters to search by username or FFN User ID.
2. In drafts, the word count will be shown and updated as you write.
Another issue that prevented Hetalia - Axis Powers fics from being imported has been fixed now, so authors can expect those to be imported soon as well.
Some story imports were pending for a long time, and the issue has been fixed.
In the next hour, many author's pending stories will finally be imported.
Issue fixed where chapter index wasn't showing properly on phones.
Another issue fixed is screen timeout. Your phone will no longer sleep automatically while you're reading so you don't have to keep tapping on your phone to keep the screen alive.
Syncing for offline stories has been added so new chapters are added automatically.
An issue has been fixed where offline stories weren't being displayed properly.
A performance improvement will result in pages being loaded faster.
Too busy to read a fanfic? Listen to it! To listen, tap once while reading to open up options, then click on listen in the top-right corner to start listening.
To stop listening, open up options, then tap on listen again.
You can even listen to your unfinished drafts. While previewing draft, tap once, then click on listen in the top-right corner.
Story Stats have been added! Now you can view detailed story stats for all your stories with chapter-by-chapter breakdown!
Auto updates have been added. Imported stories will now be automatically be updated on Fanfiction Online as they are updated on FFN.
To disable auto updates for a story, go to Import Stories and click on "Disable auto update" next to the story.
Auto updates are only applicable for new stories imported.
Dark mode has been improved to be more relaxing. New theme added for reading.
New update introduces a lot of stuff to make reading faster & straightforward!
Easily pick up where you left off
When searching for stories, you'll be shown your progress for stories you've already started reading.
Start reading right away!
Clicking on story will now take you where you left off, or to the first chapter if you haven't started reading yet.
Now you can save stories offline right from the search! Just click on offline in the story options and the story will be saved for you to read without internet!
Mobile friendly reading
Search story, customize reading, view chapters, or save offline! Tap on the chapter to open options. You can also tap twice to directly open up reading customizations.
Author notes have been added!
New update makes searching stories by fandoms, characters & pairings easier and more efficient.
Offline reading is out. Now you can save your favorite stories and read offline!
To save any story, just click on the "Offline" button at the bottom of any chapter.
Auto Bookmarks have been added. Forgot where you were on a story? With the new auto bookmarks, you'll now be able to continue reading where you left off easily.
When returning to a story you've partially (or completely) read before, you'll be prompted with the option to continue reading from the point you were last.
Email notifications have been added. Missed notifications will now be delivered to your email inbox.
Finished working on your draft? Publish right away!
New update lets you easily publish new chapters for your stories right from your drafts.
A story from your favorites got another chapter? An author you follow posted an update? Or maybe your new chapter got another vote?
Keep track of what happened while you were away with the newly added notifications!
You'll be notified when there are new notifications for you. To see all notifications, click on Notifications under Me in the top-right corner.
Want to show the author your appreciation for a chapter you like? Vote for it!
You can now vote for chapters you like and sort stories by votes to see the most popular stories.
Touch shortcuts have been added to improve your experience on mobile. While reading, swipe left to customize reading settings, and swipe right to search.
Want to start writing on Fanfiction Online but worried about stories you've published on other sites? Don't!
We're extremely excited to announce our new feature to Import Stories from other sites. For now, only fanfiction.net is supported, but we plan on adding import for other sites soon.
To get started on importing stories, visit this page. Enter your FFN User ID and click submit. Send the code provided as a PM to the account linked. Within an hour, you'll be automatically verified as the author of all stories published under that account. You can then visit this page to see a list of all your stories and select the ones you wish to import. Nothing else to do! Your stories will be imported and published within a few hours. You'll be able to view, edit tags & make changes to the fanfics imported from the My Stories page as you would with any other story.
Why don't you start importing your stories right away :) ?
Fixed an issue where new users weren't able to login to their account. Users who haven't setup their passwords yet can login with a One-Time PIN sent to their email. Simply click on Send OTP from the login form and enter either your username or email to receive the One-Time PIN.
Update released which allows you to delete or move your drafts right from the drafts page by simply dragging and dropping them into other folders or the trash can.
Versions for Drafts has finally been released, you can now compare & restore your draft to any previous version with a single click. Check it out now!
Even though versions for drafts is taking some time, we've added a new feature to help you. The newly introduced auto-save saves your drafts as you type, so you never have to worry about saving your drafts yourself. Along with the soon to be added versions, you'll be able to take your draft back to any point in the past regardless of whether you remembered to save it then or not. This lays the groundwork for us to add many more exciting new features, so stay tuned and start writing your fanfictions on Fanfiction Online!
Drafts folders are up now. You can now create folders to organize your drafts so they don't get cluttered. Check it out.
Another upcoming feature is Draft versions.
Did you accidentally overwrite your draft? Or did you decide your previous version was better? With versions, You'll be able to instantly go back and make changes to any old version of your draft.
An upcoming feature is grouping for drafts. With that, you'll be able to organize your drafts in directories/folders. You'll also be able to create sub-folders to further organize them. It's being worked on right now and will be up soon.
Bug in chats fixed. Another bug fixed where dark mode wasn't triggering from the home page.
Added this news section here to keep you all updated on new & upcoming features. Will be updating this page very regularly so make sure to keep checking for what more you can do on Fanfiction Online.