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Gay Spiral Stories

News

Dec 31, 2017 by Martin

New story rating


We've just added a new rating system for stories.

Details and purpose of the ratings
List of changes and a place to post problems and feedback

Happy New Year!

Dec 27, 2017 by Martin

Christmas update


Yesterday, our big christmas update went live which also introduced new rules for new stories.
A few new problems have been fixed in another small update today.

List of changes and a place to post problems and feedback
Help, tips & tricks for the new features
New policy for stories

Happy New Year!

Nov 20, 2017 by Martin

A new Community Forum for GSS!


We have added a new feature: The GSS Community Forum!
See here for some infos about the purpose and the reasons for this forum.
Or you can directly check out the forum by clicking the "Community" link in the menu bar.

I hope you like it!

Nov 4, 2017 by Martin

GSS is under new management!


Hugh Michelsen has decided to step down as site owner/admin and passed the baton on to me!
I'm Martin (martin@gayspiralstories.com) and I hope I can provide the same level of service and professionalism as Hugh always did.

More info available here.

Oct 6, 2017 by MonsterMash62

Do you have web dev skills?
Hugh Michelsen is stepping down as site owner/admin and the Gay Spiral community needs a hero to step up and take over!
If that hero is you, email Hugh hughmichelsen@gmail.com to work out the details.
More info available here.

Sep 26, 2017 by MonsterMash62

The site rules were changed slightly: no more father / dependent son stories.

There is also now a feature for admins to disable new comments on a story.

Sep 11, 2017 by MonsterMash62

The site rules have been updated. The specific change is that stories that feature father/son sex will no longer be posted.

Sep 5, 2017 by MonsterMash62


  • added a fix so that edited stories become unapproved again
  • made it so that news articles could get permanent links
  • made a small fix to the user edit page for admins

Aug 30, 2017 by MonsterMash62

So I actually added in the diffs and other changes from the last post in for realz today.
Turns out that with Git, you actually have to push your changes, not just commit them.
#facepalm #imanidiot #whyamiusinghashtagshere?

Aug 4, 2017 by MonsterMash62

I added in diffs! Now when someone edits a story, the admins can jump between the revisions, instead of having to reread the whole thing. Hurray!
I also added in some sweet warning messages about when a story is pending admin approval, and made them fade in and out as stories are toggled between approved and unapproved.

Jul 24, 2017 by MonsterMash62

Ton of little fixes and minor improvements:


  • Added an age check to the account creation page
  • Removed the age check box to the story upload page, if the user is logged in
  • fixed some page titles to be configurable
  • removed most of the limits for development mode when uploading new stories
  • made the show and secret links work properly for non-logged in users
  • made the show now allow the original logged in author to edit his page even when it's not approved
  • made the story submit page go to the showSecret or show page now, instead of back to the create page, which looked a bit ugly.
  • fixed the showEmail option to work consistently now, I think
  • fixed a random problem that just started happening where stories without series names would get put together (report by a couple of different authors)
  • changed the Previous and Next buttons to be the « and » characters, because they’re much smaller and will make the pagination stuff not wrap on phones.

Jul 4, 2017 by MonsterMash62

Number of changes, mostly to make administration easier.

1) News is now database driven. This means that Hugh Michelsen can add news items to this page without having to make code changes and redeploy. Hurray!

2) The title of the site is now different when developing from when the code is deployed. This means that Hugh Michelsen can work on the site while flying or in public places and not worry about people looking over his shoulder and thinking he's working on something inappropriate for public. Which I would be doing, kind of. But not anymore!

3) Fixed the communication of how search by tag works. That page now says when results are sorted by ranking instead of one of the three columns (author, title or creation date).

4) Fixed an error with admins creating new users.

5) Made it so that the site loads bootstrap and other libraries from the server as opposed to from a global CDN, when running in development mode.

6) Made it so that if an author is not logged in, but they create a new story with an email address that matches a user's login email address, the story will automatically get added to their user account.