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UI/UX: Publish default to Don't Forward unless PressForward functionality · Issue #936 · PressForward/pressforward https://github.com/PressForward/pressforward/issues/936

## What happened
With PressForward installed/activated, the Site Options setting for "Seconds to redirect user to source. (0 means no redirect)" set to 1 or greater, and creating a new post (by almost any means including manually, API, micropub, and I suspect sources like the forthcoming Gutenberg interface) the drop down menu item in the Publish meta box to "Forward/Don't Forward" to item's original URL automatically defaults to "Forward".

## What I Expected
I would expect the Forward/Don't Forward setting to default to Forward _only_ when an item is created via the bookmarklet, through items entering the process via the RSS feeds, or from other PressForward specific functionality. All other posts should default to Don't Forward unless manually switched in the Meta box.

For posts created either manually or other automatic means from other sources (API, micropub, etc.) they default to Forward meaning that their URLs never resolve to view the page as they continually forward back to themselves in a never ending loop.

## Additional notes
With the Seconds to redirect set to 0, all new posts seem to be set to the default "Don't Forward" as one would expect.

 

@AneliseHShrout You can find the IRC/Slack/etc details here: http://indieweb.org/discuss (#Known on freenode) or archived with search https://chat.indieweb.org/. Some Known users are also frequently in the main or -dev channels which are often more active around the clock.

The email/Google group can be found at: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/known-dev

Another useful resource is the IndieWeb wiki which also includes http://indieweb.org/Indieweb_for_Education as well as examples and ideas--many using Known--spread throughout the rest of the wiki.

 
 

Last update turned off checkins in Post Kinds metabox · Issue #34 · dshanske/simple-location https://github.com/dshanske/simple-location/issues/34

It may have been something else, though I haven't changed anything else substantively recently...

When I updated simple locations with the new release, I think it disabled the visibility for checkins with Post Kinds Plugin. IIRC, there was a check that one did to see if the other was installed and enabled them. Perhaps changes in Post Kinds and Simple Location haven't kept abreast with each other as I believe the on/off in the Post Kinds plugin also moved a version or two back as well.

I want to say that I'd been manually changing the code for a while to show checkins within the metabox, though perhaps after the refactoring of Post Kinds a few months back, perhaps I hadn't and so it was updating Simple Location that turned it off yesterday. I can't be 100% sure, and the number of people using the two in tandem is surely small, so I thought I'd mention it.

In the meanwhile, (as a reminder to myself) I've manually hard coded checkins back on.

 
 
 
 
 
 

I'm in roughly the same situation and as a result have been posting more photos and details/status update material to my checkins.

 

Replied to a post on licit.li :

Yes: The time difference may cause some problems, but I'll try to attend!

 

A pretty solid explanation for why journalism sucks right now. This: https://twitter.com/girlziplocked/status/898578685174972418?s=09

 

@thingles You can always start your own. You can also join one of the occasional virtual ones too.

 

I thought Bannon would be today's biggest news. Then THIS... https://twitter.com/dangillmor/status/898751388737458177