Collections

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Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011

Another suggestion: It would be great if on song pages etc. there was a button "add to collection" where one could choose to add it to one of one's collections.

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011

And another bug: I can like my own collections (but won't get a notification for doing so).

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011

The number of views on the collection list on my profile isn't shown on smaller screens.

lt
Administrator
Joined: 27.05.2008
Ivan U7n wrote:

@lt, it is browser independent in my case, I saw this behaviour in Firefox (the last version, it updates itself frequently) at work and Yandex.Browser (17.11.0.2193) at home.
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Now I've tested it a little and if in a new collection I create just one item, no suggestions will appear, but if I add the second item, suggestions start to appear in both.

This one is fixed, hopefully.

Moderator in the Sky
Joined: 21.06.2013

I think it would be great if we could save our collections as drafts and publish them whenever we want.

Moderator in the Sky
Joined: 21.06.2013

I can't find correspondences of these sentences to translate ( in the Azerbaijani interface): "Collection item can be any of the following - Artist, Song, or Translation. You can search by name, or paste URL of the page you want to add to the collection", "Add collection item", "items*", "collaspe", "created by".

Moderator in shock
Joined: 27.06.2016

It will be great to be able to override videos for songs/translations. For example, in my contest collection I want to have the live performances while songs usually use the studio versions.

Moderator in the Sky
Joined: 21.06.2013
Ivan U7n wrote:

It will be great to be able to override videos for songs/translations. For example, in my contest collection I want to have the live performances while songs usually use the studio versions.

Usually all Eurovision songs (not Junior) have live performances in the comments' section. Maybe, we should add them to junior eurovision songs too?

Moderator in shock
Joined: 27.06.2016

This won't be the same. I mean, to watch them all, one will need to open each song's page then scroll to comments and only then play the live performance. Although it wouldn't hurt to have live versions in the comments, my proposal allows to have them all on one page.

Moderator in shock
Joined: 27.06.2016

It's strange. It is possible to add an item without linked content, but with a description, however it won't be displayed when viewing the collection. Was it intentional?

Moderator in shock
Joined: 27.06.2016

In the collections in the profile collections without images get an image of the item above.

lt
Administrator
Joined: 27.05.2008
Ivan U7n wrote:

In the collections in the profile collections without images get an image of the item above.

This one is fixed, thanks.

Super Member
Joined: 06.02.2016

was about to create a collection for the songs from eurovision 1963...
half the songs missing. missing videos.. worked a bit on it. then deleted it.
makes sense only if you want it really bad. or if all the songs are already onboard.
IF they were entered correctly... *cough*

BTW just found these lists right here:
http://4lyrics.eu/eurovision/esc-1981/
which are really awesome for the purpose..

Moderator in constant evolution
Joined: 05.04.2012

Just thought of something. What do you think of adding a note to songs that have been added to collections to say something like 'Song included in the following collections: (x), (y), (z), (...)', listing a couple (maybe only three) of them.

Editor and cheeky nitpicker
Joined: 14.09.2013

Good idea. Cross-referencing the collections would give people more occasions to discover something new.

Aɴɴɪɴɢᴀɴ & Mᴀʟɪɴᴀ.
Joined: 10.05.2012

I think it would save a lot of time to be able to previously set the number of item boxes, instead of clicking "add item box" every time, especially for collections that cointain a lot of songs. I noticed that the more item boxes you have, the more it will take to load a new one, as the system needs to recount them all again.

Moderator in shock
Joined: 27.06.2016

This page: http://lyricstranslate.com/en/collections have its button ("Collections") at the beginning, but all other pages have it at the end.

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011

Today I went through my most recent 100 translations or so and sorted most of their lyrics into collections.
Seems like I have filled the whole list on the front page and then some.
I still have some more collections started (but not added yet since I so far found less than 3 songs for them), but if someone desires to make the front page a bit more diverse...

It would be nice if one could safe collection drafts, though - while collecting songs for the collections I added today, I always feared that my browser might crash with all the open tabs...

lt
Administrator
Joined: 27.05.2008
Alma Barroca wrote:

Just thought of something. What do you think of adding a note to songs that have been added to collections to say something like 'Song included in the following collections: (x), (y), (z), (...)', listing a couple (maybe only three) of them.

Done!

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011

It seems a bit redundant that collections can receive both likes and thanks. What would be the exact difference?

Super Member
Joined: 15.08.2017

Well, you might want to thank someone for his/her effort without actually liking the content of a certain collection.

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011
mk87 wrote:

Well, you might want to thank someone for his/her effort without actually liking the content of a certain collection.

That makes sense, but it would be quite a specific exception.

I think there is no other content here that can receive both likes and thanks.
And it's not even "only" these 2 options, collections can also be put into favorites - seems like a bit of an overkill.

Moderator in constant evolution
Joined: 05.04.2012

In http://lyricstranslate.com/en/collections

Maybe there could be a way of listing collections by number of items, author or title/alphabetically.

Moderator in shock
Joined: 27.06.2016

Also it'll be great to have some sorting inside collections. But it can be a nightmare to implement, although a few additional named fields may be a solution to provide a custom sorting by collection's author.

Moderator in shock
Joined: 27.06.2016

And displaying not only view's number but the number of thanks (and likes?) in desktop and mobile modes would also be great.

Super Member
Joined: 15.08.2017

My comment was more of a joke, to be honest.

Moderator in shock
Joined: 27.06.2016

And what is the page size for the collections? There is already 91 of them and no pages.

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011

If I put an artist into my favorites and a new song gets added to it, I get a notification.
I suggest something similar also to happen for collections, if it isn't the case yet.

Also, I can still "like" my own collections and also put them into my favorites.

lt
Administrator
Joined: 27.05.2008
taddy26 wrote:

I think it would be great if we could save our collections as drafts and publish them whenever we want.

Collections now can be saved as drafts. Saved drafts will be available on the corresponding page, beneath translations drafts.

Moderator in shock
Joined: 27.06.2016

My drafts page (http://lyricstranslate.com/en/drafts) now gives me "The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later."

Moderator in the Sky
Joined: 21.06.2013
Ivan U7n wrote:

My drafts page (http://lyricstranslate.com/en/drafts) now gives me "The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later."

So does mine.

Moderator in the Sky
Joined: 21.06.2013
lt wrote:
taddy26 wrote:

I think it would be great if we could save our collections as drafts and publish them whenever we want.

Collections now can be saved as drafts. Saved drafts will be available on the corresponding page, beneath translations drafts.

Great, thanks!

Senior Member
Joined: 09.01.2018
taddy26 wrote:
Ivan U7n wrote:

My drafts page (http://lyricstranslate.com/en/drafts) now gives me "The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later."

So does mine.

And mine...

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011
SiHo_92 wrote:
taddy26 wrote:
Ivan U7n wrote:

My drafts page (http://lyricstranslate.com/en/drafts) now gives me "The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later."

So does mine.

And mine...

Same here, and I haven't even added any collection drafts yet. Also adding one as a test made no difference.

lt
Administrator
Joined: 27.05.2008

Drafts page has been fixed.

Senior Member
Joined: 09.01.2018

Thanks a lot! Thumbs up

Senior Member
Joined: 09.01.2018
DarkJoshua wrote:

I think it would save a lot of time to be able to previously set the number of item boxes, instead of clicking "add item box" every time, especially for collections that cointain a lot of songs. I noticed that the more item boxes you have, the more it will take to load a new one, as the system needs to recount them all again.

Yeah, that'd be great!
In one of my collections, I've already got 50+ items. Now, when trying to add several new items, that doesn't work 'cause it always says: "Could not load site." I have to save my collection after each single item, then "edit collection" again, add another item, save, edit, add, save… That takes too much time.
I guess that programming LT is very difficult and intense, and the admins are doing a great job, but the problem mentioned above is pretty annoying. (Perhaps, "autosaving form" like in songs would help?)
Anyway, thanks for the support! (And please don't feel offended by my comment, that's not my intention.)

Senior Member
Joined: 09.01.2018

Update: Now, I cannot even add a single item anymore… Sad smile

My suggestions: What about seperating large collections into several pages (like here in the forum topics)? Or when adding new items, all other items that have already been saved earlier will be hided (e.g. when translating songs, you don't see the other translations - maybe there can be anything similar for collection items)?

lt
Administrator
Joined: 27.05.2008

We've made some adjustments for large collections. So, if your collection contains 30+ items, it won't be sortable by drag-and-drop, but "Sort" option will appear next to the "Edit" tab. It will make editing faster.

In addition, you can now create collections of collections, which could be helpful for really large and/or related collections.

Editor and cheeky nitpicker
Joined: 14.09.2013
lt wrote:

In addition, you can now create collections of collections, which could be helpful for really large and/or related collections.

Sciera dreamed about it, you've done it Regular smile

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011

Thanks, that will probably prove quite helpful!

petit élève wrote:
lt wrote:

In addition, you can now create collections of collections, which could be helpful for really large and/or related collections.

Sciera dreamed about it, you've done it Regular smile

And I didn't even suggest it here, only used hyperlinks.

Editor and cheeky nitpicker
Joined: 14.09.2013

That's telepathy for you Regular smile

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011
petit élève wrote:

That's telepathy for you Regular smile

Nah, the admins are just omnipresent here Wink smile

Moderator in constant evolution
Joined: 05.04.2012

There could be a 'Collections' button in the main page for unregistered/unlogged users - close to the already existing ones.

Something like:
Artists / Songs / Translations / Collections / Requests / Community / Languages / Help

lt
Administrator
Joined: 27.05.2008
Alma Barroca wrote:

There could be a 'Collections' button in the main page for unregistered/unlogged users - close to the already existing ones.

Done!

Moderator in constant evolution
Joined: 05.04.2012

Two things:
- If you add an artist to a collection, it doesn't appear anywhere in their pages. I suggest adding this under 'Wiki', if it's possible.
- Add rules about translation. Of course, people can create collections of whatever theme they want, but there should be something like 'Collections that promote hate, discrimination, violence towards any group of people aren't allowed and will be removed.'

Moderator and Scholar of a Dark Age
Joined: 16.02.2011

I noticed that while if lyrics are in a collection, that will get mentioned both on the lyrics page and on the pages of their translations, nothing comparable happens if a translation is in a collection.

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