I got my first user feedback on the wordpress plugin from my friend Daniel Miller. In the interests of documenting feedback here is Daniel’s feedback:
Feature: Add neotext to the Preview/Publish system so that the user doesn’t have to visit api.CiteIt.net and submit a new url. I think this is possible, I just have to research the WordPress API. One optimization I’d also like to do is detect whether a “cite” attribute has been used so the webservice doesn’t run unnecessarily.
Bug: Fix the extra non html code that gets included in the text:
The expandable before-context of the quotation I pulled from neotext.net starts with “.. /analytics.js’,’ga’); ga(‘create’, ‘UA-65403609-1’, ‘auto’); ga(‘send’, ‘pageview’);
Feature: enable the editing (and possible formatting) of the quote
Question: Say I neotextify a page and then later I decide I don’t want the expanding quote contexts in that article. Is there an easy non-technical way I can turn off the neotext plugin for just one page in WordPress?
Answer: You can remove the neotext by removing the “cite” attribute from the html. Perhaps there could be a way to do this with the GUI.
Bug: The headings in the context for my quote are run together with no space between the surrounding text and the heading.
Possible solution: This appears to be the result of line wraps that don’t contain a space at the end of them. This will require a different way of generating the text-version of the html
Feature: Is there supposed to be a link to the original document in the top expandable section? Or maybe at the bottom of the bottom expandable section? Seems like that might be a nice feature, although maybe some people wouldn’t want that, so maybe simpler is better? (thinking out loud here)
If you have further suggestions send them my way. My gmail account is timlangeman. If I like them, I’ll have you add them to the Github issues pages.