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

      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!

    • 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.

      10 votes
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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!

        -CurseForge Team

      • DarkMode on curseforge sites

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

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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!

        • 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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            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

          • 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

            • 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.

              8 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?

              • 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.

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                • 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.

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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

                  • 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.

                    9 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!

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

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

                      4 votes
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                        3 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

                      • 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.

                        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

                        • Separate project change log from file change log

                          The site currently shows the change log for the last file uploaded. Which is good if the file was manually uploaded and a log was pasted in by the developer. Problem is a lot of mods only do change log for the current file, leave it empty, or autogenerate the change logs. This makes the change log tab on a project mostly useless.

                          Ex: One of my own projects https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods/icbm-classic/changes we use auto-generated logs which are not very human readable.

                          My suggestion would be to separate the presented change log from the file change log. This will let developers keep…

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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!

                            -CurseForge Team

                          • Forge

                            Show compatible forge build versions for a mod. Some gave minimal forge version, some have gaps in coverage, some have maximum forge version.

                            Also let us search for all mods working with a certain build.

                            In general some kind of continuous integration feedback. And while at it, make the ci test both on stand-alone and client so that users can quickly see on the kids page if it works only on client or server.

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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!

                              -CurseForge Team

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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!

                              • Option to hide API/library mods from the list

                                Many Minecraft mod makers upload API/library mods that are only needed to make their mods work, but are pointless to download otherwise. This makes an already very long mod list even longer and more difficult to browse, also because library mods look like content mods until you read the description.

                                My suggestion is to add a show/hide checkbox to the "API and Library" category, and to make it hidden by default.

                                3 votes
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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!

                                  -CurseForge Team

                                • 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.

                                      4 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

                                      • Please write a 302 redirect to send 404's from /server-mods/ to /projects/

                                        Last year the content from /server-mods/ was reassigned to /projects/ and broke thousands and thousands of links on resource pages.

                                        Instead of waiting for us to contact the author of each plugin and ask them to overhaul each Wiki and resource page, can you write a 302 redirect to redirect requests for everyone automatically? They'r always used in this situation, it just looks like someone forgot. : ( It happens

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                                        • Idea for Minecraft Mods section

                                          So for 1.13 and higher now, there is a few different ways for mods. Theres Forge we all know and love, and there is now Rift, and Fabric, and who knows what else to come. So my idea is, you know where you can select your MC version 1.13, 1.13.1, 1.13.2, etc. Perhaps add a section there that says 1.13.2 Forge, and 1.13.2 Rift so people can browse by forge mods for 1.13.2, and Rift mods for 1.13.2. This may help people browsing for mods, because if they dont read the mod file, they may not know that the mod…

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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

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