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  1. add developer stats to the user profile page

    the authors dashboard displays various stats..it would be nice have total downloads and project count available on our public profile pages

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      Thank you for this suggestion, we are currently reviewing it. Please add any additional details you think would be helpful in the comments— we are listening!

    • DarkMode on curseforge sites

      Ability to have a dark mode for those of us who has a dark mode!

      14 votes
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        Hello!

        Thank you for this suggestion, we are currently reviewing it. Please add any additional details you think would be helpful in the comments— we are listening!

      • Provide a way to find new projects on CurseForge

        It would be very useful to have a reliable way of finding new mods on CurseForge. There is the ability to sort by the project creation date, however this is not the same as a project being new, and has many issues that can harm the discoverability of new projects.

        To give an example, many mod authors will create the CurseForge project page days/weeks/months before they upload a new file. The reasoning from this can vary but it's often because they want to reserve the slug ID, or an issue came up in development which has delayed release. Another possible…

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          2 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hello, and thank you for taking the time to submit your idea! We are looking into this suggestion internally and will update this page once a final decision has been made. Please add any additional details that you think would be helpful in the comments! We are Listening!

          -CurseForge Team

        • See download history per file

          With the new csv export option for projects it would be amazing to see download history of each file. This could be included as a download button that only shows for members of the project.

          6 votes
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          • Has Dependency Icon

            Next to the mod download on main page there should be a small icon to say the file has dependencies. Right now if a user clicks the quick download option there is nothing to tell them there is dependencies. This information is hidden in the files page. Which very few users actually travel to check for dependencies. Many mod authors I've talked to have resorted to "HAS DEPENDENCIES" messages/links at the top of the page.

            This could be solved with a little icon, maybe even a number, next to the download button.

            7 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Thanks for the suggestion! We’ve reviewed your idea and would like to hear more. Can you give us some more details about your suggestion? Specifically:

              (1) Is this referring to in the desktop app or on the website?
              (2) Can we see some examples of what you mean?

            • Author Project Filter by type

              Would be nice to have a way to filter by type on the author project page https://minecraft.curseforge.com/dashboard/projects as it can be a pain once you get over a set number of projects. Mainly looking for a way to search for mods or modpacks. As well exclude unsubmitted and deleted projects.

              4 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hello, and thank you for taking the time to submit your idea! We are looking into this suggestion internally and will update this page once a final decision has been made. Please add any additional details that you think would be helpful in the comments! We are Listening!

                -CurseForge Team

              • API access to csv data

                Right now we can export projects via csv 1 at at time. For developer like myself with 60 projects this is very inefficient and requires automation to get down quickly. What me and several other developers would like is an API driven way to access the data exported. This way we can feed it into other tools and software directly. As well integrate it with our sites for the projects.

                4 votes
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                • See download history per Minecraft Version

                  With the new csv export option for projects it would be amazing to see download history by Minecraft Version. This would be move involved as it would take populating data based on file history. However, it could be used to give mod authors a better insight into which version has more support. If they see 1.13 for example only has 10 users but 1.12 has 1000. Then they can focus updates on 1.12 until 1.13 takes off.

                  4 votes
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                  • Add total size of modpacks (with all included mods)

                    Adding a display for the total size of a given modpack (actual modpack download with configs and all + all mods it includes) would be great.

                    7 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hello, and thank you for taking the time to submit your idea! We are looking into this suggestion internally and will update this page once a final decision has been made. Please add any additional details that you think would be helpful in the comments! We are Listening!

                    • Advanced Search

                      Let us filter search by project type, so we don't have to sift through dozens of modpacks to find the mod we're looking for, for example.

                      6 votes
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                      • Project download data

                        Half related to https://twitch.uservoice.com/forums/915910-game-mods-curseforge/suggestions/36481525-project-data-graphs

                        Would be useful to see the source of downloads of a mod. Mainly in regards to modpacks vs downloads vs dependencies. This way mod authors can see where the downloads are coming from and decide how to best focus their efforts.

                        3 votes
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                        • You can MASSIVELY improve CurseForge simply by making the project search show whether something is a mod or a modpack.

                          I just now went out of my way to join a Discord server and tried to ask someone whether their mod Technomancy Revamped had the same issue as another 1.12.2 port of the mod called Technomancy. After much confusion and irritation on both sides of the conversation, someone mentioned to me that Technomancy Revamped is a modPACK, not a mod. The CurseForge search results give absolutely no indication whatsoever as to whether a specific result is a mod, modpack, texture pack, or whatever else it could be. I just wasted thirty minutes barking completely up the wrong tree because of…

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                            0 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Hello, and thank you for taking the time to submit your idea! We are looking into this suggestion internally and will update this page once a final decision has been made. Please add any additional details that you think would be helpful in the comments! We are Listening!

                            -CurseForge Team

                          • See download history per dependent project

                            With the new csv export option for projects it would be amazing to see download history by modpack that depends on a mod. As this could give an insight into which modpacks are providing indirect downloads. With this information developers could better prioritize for a style of modpack. As well invest into different areas to get a strong support by modpacks not doing as well.

                            3 votes
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                            • CurseForge wise, any abandoned mods/projects should be deleted automatically.

                              Any abandoned projects/mods/modpacks should be auto-deleted after a year.

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                                2 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Hello, and thank you for taking the time to submit your idea! We are looking into this suggestion internally and will update this page once a final decision has been made. Please add any additional details that you think would be helpful in the comments! We are Listening!

                                -CurseForge Team

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                                  1 comment  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Hello!

                                  Thank you for this suggestion, we are currently reviewing it. Please add any additional details you think would be helpful in the comments— we are listening!

                                • Better process to resubmit rejected projects

                                  Authors need a better way to resubmit previously rejected projects when they are up for approval. Currently I need to direct message the moderator who rejected the project if there is an extra step I need to complete. I would like to be able to resubmit my projects with additional documentation if necessary.

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                                    1 comment  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Hello, and thank you for taking the time to submit your idea! We are looking into this suggestion internally and will update this page once a final decision has been made. Please add any additional details that you think would be helpful in the comments! We are Listening!

                                  • Share to social media button

                                    Would be cool to have a button that allows sharing to common social media platforms. This would help users promote mods they enjoy and drive more traffic to the site/mod. Main target could be twitter, discord, and reddit. As these are very common for sharing mods.

                                    3 votes
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                                      Hello, and thank you for taking the time to submit your idea! We are looking into this suggestion internally and will update this page once a final decision has been made. Please add any additional details that you think would be helpful in the comments! We are Listening!

                                      -CurseForge Team

                                    • Data Pack support

                                      We currently have Mods, Mod Packs, Addons, Resource Packs and World support. However, we still don't have a way to upload data packs, which is a big factor in world customization.

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                                        Hello, and thank you for taking the time to submit your idea! We are looking into this suggestion internally and will update this page once a final decision has been made. Please add any additional details that you think would be helpful in the comments! We are Listening!

                                        -CurseForge Team

                                      • Backward search starting with mod

                                        Hey there,
                                        can you add a backward-search to the website, where I can select specific mods and the site tells me which modpacks contain these mods?

                                        6 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Website  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Hello!

                                          Thank you for this suggestion, we are currently reviewing it. Please add any additional details you think would be helpful in the comments— we are listening!

                                        • csv export as JSON

                                          With the new csv export option it would be amazing if we could get this data as JSON. Right now its in csv format which can be tricky to parse consistantly. JSON is a lot easier to populate to software and can be feed into existing javascript tools for data display. This will allow developers to better ingrate tools with the data and improve usability while we wait on curse to implement graphs directly.

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