New Updates to Close Out May

There have been some background changes to the site that shouldn't be user noticeable, but you'll also start seeing a few visible changes as well today. The most apparent will be the Refresh icon and new Settings icon when viewing feeds. I never included a Refresh icon in the past because the browser's could always be used, but now that I've been using FeedsAnywhere as a Chrome WebApp on Android the normal browser buttons aren't available. Having the button fills that gap while still allowing the benefits of being a WebApp.

The other major change will benefit those of you who use the Similar Items feature. Now when you select Return to Previous Page that browser will automatically scroll to make the item you initially selected in focus, just like when you expand it in the first place. I know it saves me a lot of scrolling to get back where I was, particularly on a small screen.

And finally there were a few noteworthy bug fixes. https feeds can now be fetched and parsed, although FeedsAnywhere doesn't support password protected feeds. A thumbnail link now works correctly after an item has been marked read. And feed renaming is working again on the Select a Feed page.

I hope you enjoy the new changes.


j/k selects the next/previous item in the list
n/p in title view, selects the next item without opening it
space/shift+space moves to the next/previous page
shift+m open/close the main menu
shift+o open/close the options menu
enter select the highlight entry from a menu


enter,o in title view, expands or collapses the selected item
shift+a marks all items in the current page as read
d go to the item's list of similar stories
i/u designate the item as interesting/not interesting
m marks the item as read or unread
s adds or removes a star from the selected item
shift+s open/close the item's share menu
shift+u marks all items in the current page as unread
v opens the original source for the item in a new tab

Go To a New Page

g then h go to the homepage
g then i go to the Interesting items view
g then a go to the All items view
g then s go to the Saved items view
g then p go to the Popular items view
g then f go to the Select a Feed page


- decrease the font size
= increase the font size
esc close any menu if open, otherwise deselect all items
? open/close a decription of keyboard shortcuts