@admin About Updates 9 months ago We're having some issues sending mail to @hotmail and @outlook at the moment, and we're working on getting it back to normal. 9 months ago We've fixed the issue where messages were not sending properly, and occasionally, disappearing after they were sent. 9 months ago We'll be doing some server maintenance for 10 minutes from 10:00 AM to 10:10 AM on Sunday, January 17, 2021 UTC. You can find out when the maintenance is scheduled for in your local time here. 10 months ago Pick up where you left off on any device! When reading, your progress will now be synced automatically, so you can start reading on one device, and pick up from where you left off on another. Start Reading now! 10 months ago Endless Fanfics! 😍 More fanfics will now be added as you scroll, so your feed of fanfic never ends πŸ˜ƒ Start Reading! 10 months ago Pending FFN account verifications have been verified, and the option to link new accounts has been opened up again. πŸ˜ƒ 10 months ago Auto updates for stories have resumed, and you can import new stories if your account is already linked. If you've already sent your code but account verification is still pending: Just a little longer πŸ™‚, we're working on it and your accounts will be linked very soon. 10 months ago Importing & linking from Fanfiction.Net is down again. The issue may be related to FFN's recent migration issues. We're working on locating and fixing it. 10 months ago We've fixed the issues with linking accounts, importing, and auto updating stories from FFN. Pending account verifications, and stories that weren't updated since yesterday have been updated as well. Thanks for being patient while we worked on the issue πŸ™‚ 10 months ago There've been some issues with linking FFN accounts and importing stories over the past 24 hours. This also includes existing stories, which aren't being auto updated. We're working on fixing the issue, and it'll hopefully be resolved very soon. But we have good news as well! We're releasing a new update that introduces a lot of improvements to the Filters. Searches will be more than twice as fast now! ⚑️ Filtering by characters, pairings and other tags have been made easier as well. You'll be shown the most popular tags in your current search when you open the selection menu, and they'll be filtered according to your search as you start typing. 10 months ago We've released an update that includes a lot of improvements, and many new features. Start reading right away! Instead of an irritating menu opening up when you click on a story, you'll be led to it right away! You can still open the menu by clicking on the 3 dots in the top-right corner of the story, or just swipe left on mobile. Feeling lost, or need help in getting familiar with the site? We've added guides in the help section that will take you through everything. Just click on a guide and follow the instructions as it shows you around. We've also re-organized the help section, so it's easier to get help. Simply go to the help section, and search for your issue to get relevant FAQ's and guides. A number of issues have been fixed as well, of them: When writing drafts, there was a recurring issue where some paragraphs were duplicated/lost. Some reviews weren't showing, and only replies to them were. People weren't getting notifications for reviews/replies. 11 months ago A recent issue where people were unable to edit or create new drafts has been fixed. 11 months ago

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.

11 months ago Quotes added for reviews! You can now quote & reply to specific passages from chapters in your reviews. To quote a passage, right click on it (PC) or highlight it (mobile) to open up the options menu, and select Quote. A reminder to always review: Authors put a lot of work into writing fanfics, don't forget to tell them if you enjoyed reading the story they've created 😊 11 months ago

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.

11 months ago We've added support for a lot of new fandoms in the importer. Stories belonging to those fandoms that were pending import will be imported over the new few hours. 11 months ago Email notifications for private messages have been added, so messages you miss are delivered to your email inbox. 11 months ago Many people were having trouble pasting their drafts from other places. To resolve that issue, we've currently disabled formatting in pasted drafts, so the issues are fixed, but you'll have to add formatting yourself. We'll be testing the option to copy formatting extensively, and will be opening it up for beta testing it to iron out the bugs before re-releasing it. 11 months ago Since the migration yesterday, we've added a new feature we were testing before the servers went down. Right clicking (on PC) or selecting text (mobile) will now open up the option to Read Aloud, which you can now do directly from anywhere in the middle of the chapter. We've also added a block on copying stories, so no one is able to plagiarize your stories from the site. 11 months ago The issue where signup mails were not being sent has been fixed. 11 months ago We're having issues with people not receiving mail since the migration, like the signup code or OTP, and we're working on resolving it, and it will be fixed soon. 11 months ago We'll be migrating servers from 9:30 AM to 03:00 PM on 21 November UTC, so the site will be down during this period. You can find out when the migration is scheduled for in your local time here. Why are we scheduling the migration so soon? We’re having a lot of issues with our current servers that need to be resolved right away, so we’ve tried to pick the closest & least inconvenient time for migrating. Thanks again for being so patient with us during the recent issues. 11 months ago Published stories backlogged since yesterday have finally been indexed. We're working on fixing other issues that have arose since yesterday, and will be migrating servers soon as well. Thanks for your patience! 11 months ago The server was overloaded because of a huge influx of new users/visitors, and we're working on getting everything back to normal. One of the main things affected are emails, and many people aren't getting their signup/OTP emails. Please be patient while we get everything back to normal and implement a more long-term solution to ensure this doesn't happen again. 11 months ago The site was showing endless loading to people visiting. We've located the cause of the issue, and it's been fixed now. 11 months ago

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.

11 months ago

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.

11 months ago

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.

11 months ago

Major update mainly focusing on improving and adding new features for writers released:

Highlights:

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.

11 months ago

New features:

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!

12 months ago

Something new: Imported stories that are being auto updated from FFN can now be edited directly on Fanfiction Online!

12 months ago

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.

12 months ago The drafts editing menu is displaying properly again. 12 months ago The drafts editing menu is not displaying properly, and we'll be fixing it very soon. 12 months ago

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.

12 months ago

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.

12 months ago

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.

12 months ago

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.

12 months ago

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.

12 months ago

Story Stats have been added! Now you can view detailed story stats for all your stories with chapter-by-chapter breakdown!

12 months ago

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.

1 year ago

Dark mode has been improved to be more relaxing. New theme added for reading.

1 year ago

New update introduces a lot of stuff to make reading faster & straightforward!

Highlights:

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.

Offline reading

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.

1 year ago

Author notes have been added!

1 year ago

New update makes searching stories by fandoms, characters & pairings easier and more efficient.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

Email notifications have been added. Missed notifications will now be delivered to your email inbox.

1 year ago

Finished working on your draft? Publish right away!

New update lets you easily publish new chapters for your stories right from your drafts.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

Touch shortcuts have been added to improve your experience on mobile. While reading, swipe left to customize reading settings, and swipe right to search.

1 year ago

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 :) ?

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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!

1 year ago

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!

1 year ago

Drafts folders are up now. You can now create folders to organize your drafts so they don't get cluttered. Check it out.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago

Bug in chats fixed. Another bug fixed where dark mode wasn't triggering from the home page.

1 year ago

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.