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  1. Nested tags

    Allow tags to have hierarchy and be nested

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      planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Admin →
    • Drag & drop images into editor

      Drop&drop of the image will automatically insert
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      • Paste to upload image

        This is just something that I think would add to the intuitiveness of the platform. Wherever you have an image placeholder, you should be able to paste the image in. When you do so it should create a file in the content directory the same way uploading it would.

        11 votes
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        • Choose where to upload images/media

          Some bloggers (like me), don't run Ghost in a very big VPS
          So if our blogs get uploaded more and more images, the disk space can be full.
          I think they can be uploaded to otherwhere like FTP/SFTP/Dropbox..etc

          10 votes
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          • Convert German umlauts or special characters in the slug

            In Germany, we use characters called umlauts like "ä", "ü", "ö" and special characters like "ß" which cannot be used in URLs.

            It would be nice to have Ghost convert those to equivalents like "ae", "ue", "oe" and "ss" if possible. Simply converting to "a", "u", or "o" doesn't result in correct words.

            10 votes
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            • Add 'review' post status

              A post can be in one of two states: draft or published. I'd like to propose adding an additional review state. I have two rough use cases below:

              As a writer I'd like to mark a post as being ready for review by an editor so that the editor is aware the post has been finished.
              As an editor, I'd like to see a list of posts that are ready for review so I can easily find posts that need to be reviewed.

              Even in situations where the editor and writer are the same person, this still helps organise posts…

              9 votes
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              • Add webhooks support

                Fire webhoooks on post publication which can be picked up by external services other than slack

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                • "Clean empty tags" button

                  Sometimes editor created bad tags, and they exists forever.

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                  • comments in preview

                    Allow guest users to suggest edits in the draft that blogger can share. The 'article preview' is already public.

                    Allowing guest users to suggest edits will help authors to get feedback without adding people to the blog as a team.

                    7 votes
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                    • Support external user account databases/services

                      For ghost administration we would like to use our existing LDAP server for authentication rather than requiring a local user account in the ghost db. As part of this it might be nice to make it easier to plug in new authentication mechanisms so that more than just LDAP could be added in the future (ie. openID, google, saml, etc)

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                      • RSS-to-email handling of images

                        Currently if you use RSS-to-email via Feedburner/Mailchimp/etc to publish blog posts to emailsubscribers you are stuck with however HTML gets interpreted by the mailclient. Which in my case shows the images I have in posts show in actual size rather than downsized.

                        This is quite annoying and hard to fix. Although there is a fix for it that is explained here (https://css-tricks.com/dealing-content-images-email/).

                        It would be great if this could also be resolved for Ghost, maybe via an additional RSS feed like those for Author/Tags.

                        6 votes
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                        • Import from Medium

                          So many people are climbing onto the Medium wagon, yet Medium is at risk of becoming another Tumblr, Blogger or Posterous.

                          Ghost is the best place to move so I think an import from Medium option would be pretty cool albeit not a high priority one yet.

                          6 votes
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                          • Pinned Safari Tab Icon

                            In Safari 9 you can now pin tabs which makes it a lot easier to manage multiple tabs, but this only works if each tab has an icon setup to make it easily recognizable within a list of tabs.

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                            • Twitter/Instagram Cards

                              Paste a link to a tweet or an instagram post, and it is displayed as a social card.

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                              • Official Desktop App

                                A desktop app to create posts offline. So we can save all of our posts to our computers so we don't ever lose them when clicking publish.

                                5 votes
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                                • Unsplash integration

                                  Grab images directly from Unsplash.com (search by tag or something similar via Markdown?). Sketch is doing this with Craft and it works like a charm.

                                  Here's a video of the Craft plugin:
                                  https://vimeo.com/153858831

                                  4 votes
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                                  • summary field for each post

                                    instead of using `{{excerpt}}` in the index page, having a specific `summary` field for each post will give the reader a better understanding of the post besides the post title.

                                    In the post, the first few characters extracted from post in `{{excerpt}}` might not well serve this purpose.

                                    The writer can also have a chance to write a more attractive summary to increase the CTR.

                                    4 votes
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                                    • Admin Comments/Notes For Post

                                      I would love for there to be a way for team members to leave comments or notes about posts that can only be viewed in admin by team members. In a perfect world a way to link certain comments to certain text would be great and have overall notes. Would vastly improve team blog use-case.

                                      4 votes
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                                      • Control Over Open Graph Title & Description For Facebook & Twitter

                                        This is with regards to Social Sharing:
                                        https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug/sharing/?q=http%3A%2F%2Fgopbn.com%2Fblog%2Fweb-2-0-private-blog-network%2F

                                        If you look at the above link, you will notice that Ghost is pulling the exact same Meta title and Description for Facebook as well in the OG:Title and OG:Description, while it's great, but at the same time it's not great to automate those.

                                        Facebook typically allows you to enter up to 300 Characters for Description, I see no way to setting up different description for Facebook share and maximizing the chances of more contents being displayed.

                                        Here are some references:
                                        http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8914476/facebook-open-graph-meta-tags-maximum-content-length

                                        https://blog.kissmetrics.com/open-graph-meta-tags/

                                        Same with the title which allows up to 88…

                                        4 votes
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                                        • Support different markup languages

                                          As long as it can be exported to html, I see no reason not to support it.

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