Feature Request!!!

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Yola should autosave a page to a "draft" folder being worked on every ten minutes for emergency purposes. I just lost two hours of work because I forgot to save the page and my browser stopped responding.
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UK Duke, Champion

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could be usefull.
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Alex

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i like this idea!
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Donald

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yea, well... I stole the idea from MS Word. As I'm working on something in MS Word after every so often, MS Word auto saves and if MS Word closes unexpectedly or you turn off the computer without saving your work, next time you open MS Word it opens a list of previously auto saved documents that you can open and save to your computer or continue working on.

I can't tell you how many times I've lost what I was working on in Yola because my browser quit working.
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Donald

You didn't strike out here I believe you hit a home run

Great Idea

papa
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Donald

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yea, :) I bet a lot of people would decrease the amount of time lost. I'm probably not the only one that loses work.

I found out, it was because of bad code. EVEN THOUGH I PASTED IN FROM NOTEPAD. I went to the EXACT place and while trying to create a numbered list, my browser stopped responding again,
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Thanks for the suggestion. This feature is definitely under consideration. Autosave as well as the ability to revert to earlier saves would be extremely useful.

It is one that I am very strongly in favor of after dealing with so many distraught customers who have lost work or messed up their sites beyond repair!
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Donald

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lol, yea, I've lost so much time from computer trouble it ain't funny. Like I was saying, I lost two hours of work because I didn't save when my browser decided to quit responding. :(, now I'm saving after every widget I complete - which is a royal pain in the butt but saves time in case of computer problems.
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I can't tell you how many times the Gmail auto-save feature has saved my butt after writing a long email and subsequently having my wireless flake out when trying to send :).

In an online app like Yola, having auto-save is probably much more useful than the already-useful Gmail use case I related.....definitely a fan of this proposed feature!
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Donald

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yea, MySpace mail auto saves to your draft folder every couple of minutes too.
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Frostbytez

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Same with Yahoo.

It actually wouldn't be that hard to make, PHP Coding is easy :\
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Amy Cook

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I would really love this auto-save feature as well!!
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smithy

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i love this 1 aswell. but hoe long until it is realese like the membership thing that been asking for about 1 year!!
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Donald

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yea, I said in another thread... I'm debating whether or not it's even possible for Yola to create a membership log in. Doesn't that require server-side scripting?
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Gr8 Idea.......eagerly waiting for this.....
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Donald

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yea, I lose work nearly every day because of some reason or another.
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I would love see more theme designs with windows xp colors, borders, etc, especially the blue and green colors!!
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Sal

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I would like to be able to auto save log in and password to save having to keep re-entering each time. For two days running I am having problems logging in. It says they have nobody at my email address. The passwords are case sensitive, so it would be really useful if we could auto save them.
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Using Firefox, you can easily save passwords by going to Tools/Options/Security and enabling the "remember passwords for sites".
You also have the option to protect your saved passwords by using a Master password.

Another option is to use the add-on LastPass which stores encrypted passwrds on an online server.
the passwords can then be reached from other computers when web connected and with LastPass installed.

The above only works for Firefox users, but generally that is what I use.
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Casey Stubbs

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This would be wonderful I have lost so many posts, it is so frustrating
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Pablo

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One way around this is to save the page often, everytime you do something significant.

An autosave feature is handy though as long as it does not overwrite previous work that may be more valid than the edited page.

When I experiment with a page, I save it first to a new page and than start editing, in case I need to revert back to the original page.
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I'm putting in my thumbs up for auto save! I just lost 90 minutes of work to browser malfunction. I see this idea was given four months ago - do they ever respond???

Also - in the online store feature - how can you get rid of the "NO IMAGE AVAILABLE" icon that is taking up much room? I'm offering music - no images, but would love to give a sample audio.
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Sanja, Official Rep

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Hello Paige

There are many requests and features that are asked of Yola and we do consider them all. Unfortunately, we are not able to give the same priority to all requests or features wanted. Please know that ideas and feedback given by our Yola users are valued and considered.

Unfortunately at this time it is not possible to remove the image area from the Online Store widget. If you choose not to put an image in that area the area will show with "No Image Available". If it is important for you not to have this image area there, you could create your own PayPal button and add it to your page using an HTML Widget. This would eliminate the need to use the widget and then you would not need to have that image area displayed.

Here's how:

1. Sign into your PayPal account.
2. Click the "Merchant services" tab in the horizontal menu.
3. Click the "Buy Now Button" or the "Add to Cart Button".
4. Choose button type and enter name, payment details and/or product options
5. Click "Done".
6. When done editing click "Create Button".
7. In the next window and in the (Website) code box click the "Select Code".
8. Right click on the highlighted text and click "Copy".
9. Open your site editor and drag an HTML Widget where you need it.
10. In the HTML Widget paste the code.
11. Then Update your site.

I'm sorry we don't have another option at this time. I hope you will be able to use this as a workaround.
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I have had the same problem over the past few weeks. There appears to be an "outside influence" at work and no one can seem to determine from where. My MS Security Essentials hasn't picked up anything but it's happening. I have pages while in the midst of working just vanish. I've had fonts in a initialized script flash appear then vanish. Once I format entries in order to make changes I have to cut and paste to NotePad, delete the Text box from my blog, add a new one, then cut and paste back in. Too weird. Your suggestion would be so awesome.
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Jake Thompson

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Would be incredibly handy :)
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LilMiss PrincessBoutique Christena

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this would be a WONDERFUL thing to have!!! I'm all for it
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Emmy

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Thanks for letting us know what you are interested in seeing! We are happy to hear from our customers, this helps with out planning for the future.
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Great post, I would love that brilliant.