MOSS launches COVID-19 Solutions Fund – The Mozilla Blog

Mozilla is announcing today the creation of a COVID-19 Solutions Fund as part of the Mozilla Open Source Support Program (MOSS).

blog.mozilla.org/blog/2020/03/

A new theme has been added at fedilab.app/themes/

"Mondstern Fedilab" thanks to @mondstern

Now, 12 custom themes are available.

If you didn't know the custom themes feature, you can have a look here:

fedilab.app/wiki/features/cust

2.32.0 has been published.

What's new:

- Announcements with reactions for Mastodon
- Reactions in posts for
- Fix the missing custom emoji picker.
- Some improvements when scrolling.

I published the support for reactions on the beta channel for .

To beta testers.

I published a release that supports announcements and you can react with emoji and custom emoji.
Also, the content supports custom emoji, mentions and tags (clickable).
I will quickly extend reactions for posts.

Next release of will give you more info about instances (locale and if it uses Cloudflare)

Also, you can contribute to this list here:
framagit.org/tom79/fedilab_app

It's from the website side, so it's updated quickly.

Thank you to Ash (I don't know his/her Fediverse account) for the new UI of

Did you know that you can long press links with ?
You will be able to display the full URL and even check redirects before opening it.

In the next release of , you will be able to pick up easily an instance. I also added a way to check latencies to help you choosing the best one.

If you want to add instances, just ping me it doesn't need app updates.

I wonder if Google will publish . I just submitted the app. Of course Google doesn't like donation links and I have two.
So I changed their behavior a little 🙄

Twitter shortens URLs that are already shortened 🤔

Well, I added that supports.

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OK. That works. I clicked a shortened link from an email. The link is fetched without opening the real url.

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Setting as the default app for catching links should be easier in the next release.

I am excited to see the next release of 👌
Thanks to @dansup, I can test features with the app before Pixelfed releases.

You might want more info about and how to make it work for links. I will build a tutorial but also, I will improve helpers inside the app.

In this thread, I will explain some elements through media descriptions.

First case, how to remove default apps for opening links (for apps listed on NitterizeMe)

I have follow/unfollow/edit buttons on profiles for :)
Thanks @dansup 👍

You might know that you can reorder your timelines.
But did you know that you can hide items from the main menu? For that, just turn off those you don't want to see.

I never noticed that badge "Top author" on @gdroid
That's useful for grouping apps published by a same author on .

The icon for has been changed. Also, the next release will allow to enable/disable redirects separately for and

I submitted the app to . I added a helper for potential apps that can already handle links. With a simple tap, it's possible to revoke the default behavior.

PS: no YouTube or Twitter links will be visited in the process. The app will catch them before and transform them into or links and delegate the action to another app.

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