The Lounge What is on Your Mind? Simple Autosave and Recovery for Forum WYSIWYG Editors Post 303029434 by Neo on Saturday 26th of January 2019 08:10:51 AM
Simple Autosave and Recovery for Forum WYSIWYG Editors

Well, after causing Don Cragun to lose some replies when working on a few feature, I decided to create a simple autosave / recovery program that will autosave locally on key (key stroke) changes (and mouse clicks as well).

  • Works well in Chrome
  • Works OK in Safari, but is not reliable like Chrome.
  • Does not seem to work in FF due to all their unwanted "blocking" which I cannot turn off.

You can now click this "cloud upload" icon (image below) to load / recover text into the editor on network crash, abrupt browser close, computer crash, etc.

It will not recover what you delete with your keyboard because this simple script saves all your keystrokes locally in local browser storage.

Currently works on desktop, but I will port to mobile soon.

It's simple, but very cool and it works and it works across forum editors (advanced and quick reply editors) and if you close your browser and forget to save, when you open your browser again, it's there.

Press 200 "thank you" for this very cool feature! Smilie Or become Neo's Patreon sponsor and send me your spare change monthly and I'll keep adding new features like this Smilie You will also get another colorful "sponsor's badge" it you do!


You can also you this feature as a faux cut-and-paste between your posts and replies as well. Experiment and have fun with it! Smilie
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