New: Support Anime-Planet on Patreon, and dark mode now available for all users!

Discussion in 'Site Announcements' started by sothis, Mar 1, 2021.

  1. tychon

    tychon New Member

    Posted by tychon on Mar 1, 2021
    Glad to see you too, and thank you for all your effort. I'm rather fond of this thing you've made.
  2. MrLolo

    MrLolo Active Member

    Posted by MrLolo on Mar 2, 2021
    I will definitely support Anime-Planet on Patreon! I really love this site!
    I think you might also consider fundraising campaigns several times a year. They work since they get people excited about reaching a goal.
    Nicknames likes this.
  3. Feinraf

    Feinraf Developer Gold Supporter

    We offer 3 roles to Patrons on Discord depending on which tier you sign up to.

    Tip Jar - Supporter role
    Silver - Silver Supporter role
    Gold - Gold Supporter role

    You can see a list of the benefits for each role by joining our Discord server and checking out the #news channel:
  4. rainrei

    rainrei New Member

  5. Manthika

    Manthika Member

    So... does this mean there might be a goal where once you get enough support, you remove the clickbait news articles or something?
  6. sothis

    sothis Forum Moderator Anime-Planet Founder Developer

    Posted by sothis on Mar 2, 2021
    Eh? We don't post news articles on Anime-Planet. Can you give more context?
  7. lordhewlett

    lordhewlett New Member

    I will Definitely be turning my Adblocker off on this site and hitting up Patreon! <3 ya guys!
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  8. Manthika

    Manthika Member

    Um. Idk what you call it then? Whenever I'm on any overview page of a manga or something, there's a box to the right that says something random like "Chloe Zhao becomes first woman to win golden globe for best director (featured by vi)" maybe tabloid articles instead of news?

    Sorry, this probably isn't the place to say anything about this, I'm just not interested in those myself and I know ad revenue is a thing, I wasn't like. Trying to complain. I just think they're weird, lol.
  9. cotyy

    cotyy Well-Known Member

    Posted by cotyy on Mar 3, 2021
    Ads can be annoying, but more annoying and sad would be the site going down, ill disable adblock
  10. Gazsi

    Gazsi Member

    Posted by Gazsi on Mar 3, 2021
    I don't use addblock and barely see any ads here
  11. sothis

    sothis Forum Moderator Anime-Planet Founder Developer

    Posted by sothis on Mar 3, 2021
    Gotcha - these are indeed some of the few ad units we have (we don't control the content in the ads). As long as it ends up being feasible from a coding perspective, we aim to launch a Patreon tier that will include ad-free browsing (will not show any ads)
  12. Manthika

    Manthika Member

    Gotcha, sounds cool :) I know little about coding besides that adding new things sometimes messes up the rest so best of luck with that and thanks for responding :)
  13. LeiFan

    LeiFan New Member

    Posted by LeiFan on Mar 4, 2021
    I legit just found the dark mode...
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    LUCIIIII Active Member

    The dark mode is really great!! ^-^
  15. Zagtheman

    Zagtheman New Member

  16. Dissey

    Dissey Active Member

    Posted by Dissey on Mar 4, 2021
    I'm glad you got the patreon up, it's nice to be able to give back to A-P after all the years of being our fantastic database :)
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  17. Reavinger

    Reavinger New Member

    You should have a presence on other platforms than just Patreon, such as SubscribeStar, for us that don't like or want to give Patreon money.
  18. Grizz

    Grizz Database Moderator

    Posted by Grizz on Mar 15, 2021
    Direct paypal donations are still possible here. Maintaining multiple platforms is not very fesiable for the small staff team currently and eats into the time that would be better spent actually doing things on site.
  19. dreamthief

    dreamthief New Member

    This may be true but I have to agree with Reavinger in this instance. Patreon has done some sketchy stuff fairly recently and as a matter of principle AND to avoid any potential headaches down the road, I would prefer not to give them my money...I guess I will have to make a donation using PayPal in lieu of subscribing (but that kinda sucks) unless subscribing via PayPal is an option? (Tbh, lately PayPal has kind of been a dick, too, to quite a few YouTube content creators who used to sell merchandise to promote their channels...but there are fewer and fewer options open to us every day it seems.)

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