Planned Downtime This Weekend

LinkLocker.co will see some planned downtime this Sunday evening, June 19th, from 10:00 PM until perhaps mindnight Pacific Daylight Time. During that period, I'll be performing some maintenance upgrades which will make the service briefly inaccessible. Reliability may or may not be spotty initially during that time window, so please remain patient as we make these updates.

New: Links Now Auto-Refresh

Ever since the service launched nearly six years ago, I have wanted to update the behavior on pages that display saved links so that the content will automatically refresh itself. Finally that feature is now live, as of this afternoon. Your content will now update itself every minute or so, and will do so immediately any time you switch back to a tab where LinkLocker is already loaded. Good stuff.

Will be on the lookout for bugs here, as this is a pretty substantial change ...

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New: Progressive Web App

LinkLocker is now a Progressive Web App (PWA), and it can be installed on both mobile and desktop devices. The easiest way to install on a laptop or other dekstop computer is simply to visit the site in Chrome, and follow the prompt to install from there. The exact sequence varies a little from one mobile platform to the next, but here's the basic gist.

While we still hope to make some fully featured native apps available, the new PWA functionality will somewhat bridge ...

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Accessibility Improved Sitewide

I've recently done a deep dive on general accessibility across the entire site. While there are likely still plenty of issues to be found, I'm happy to say that I've been able to address every a11y issue that automated scanners like Deque's Axe tools are able to detect. While no substitute for in-depth manual testing (which I will continue working on over time), addressing all issues reported through automated scanning puts us in a great position from today forward.

If you ...

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Please Report Issues

I have added a new form through which you can make us aware of any bugs or issues you happen to see while using the site. Issues reported from that form will now be added directly to our issue tracking system.

Please do note that since data submitted here will be sent to us via a third party (so we can keep track of submitted issues using a software tool developed by a third-party vendor) entries to this form are not quite as private as ...

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