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Articles APP Quality Of Life

Hey Everyone! 

I have a few feature requests that I would really love to see implemented that would drastically improve the QoL of the Articles APP.

1. Could we please have the ability to use the website builder's Image Selection Tool instead of having the "Image Insert" tool in the Articles APP direct it's users to their computer?

Any other place building the website - inserting an image brings up Ucraft's Upload/Image selection tool which lets us import from Unsplash. 

This should be standard as well on the Articles APP.

2. When you select a primary image for the blog (on the right side, under Images: Main Image/ Social Image), that image ends up looking MASSIVE on the blog page when viewing it as the end user.

You have to manually go into the blog page under the page designer APP and remove the image element. 

Why does the Articles APP make the image so big when selected?

3. Lastly - lining up images and paragraphs in the Articles APP is really difficult because of how the spacing is different on the Articles APP than in the Pages APP.

If I hit enter in the Articles APP when writing - the editor looks like I double space.
What comes up on the Pages APP though is a single spaced line.

This means that in order to double space in the Articles APP - you have to hit enter twice, but the editor makes it look like you hit enter 4 times!

This creates a huge gap and images are really difficult to line up when trying to make the blog look nice.

4. When I try to put quotation marks around ANYTHING in the Articles APP now, I'm met with << >> these types of marks instead of the Quotation marks. 

In the Pages APP - << >> these marks are also shown, and not regular quotation marks.

Thanks a ton for listening!

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  • Hi there, The World Needs YOU Now thank you for submitting to our Feature Requests!

    1. As of now, you can make use of the free stock when setting up a Main or Social Image for your article, but we will consider the functionality for the 'Insert Image' as well.
    2. Adding a main image to an article you’ve written helps introduce your article as it appears at the top of your article, making it the first thing a viewer sees. It behaves like a header for the article, that's why you're not able to resize it, alternatively you can change the width of the Single Article Element, but it will also affect the text size.
    3. I suspect that you have mistook the way that the Enter/Return keys work. Here is a fuller set:
      Shift+Enter/Shift+Return :: new line
      Enter/Return :: new paragraph

      Thus, pressing Shift+Enter twice will introduce a blank line between 2 sets of paragraphs. Pressing Enter/Return will produce a new paragraph.

      As for the images within the article management, you can click on the image, then opt for the Left/Right align options to make the layout more appealing.

    4. We'll make sure to review the quotation marks case and get back to you in case of any updates.

    Once again, thank you for reporting as we value everything that helps us improve the builder! 🤓

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