Site Update: Profile Pageviews, PresetsWhat's NewPageviews Now Include All Profile SectionsWe've updated the way Profile pageviews are counted for deviants and Groups. Many years ago, we expanded the pageview counter to include not just the front page of your Profile, but also the Journals tab and the Prints tab (but not individual Journals or Prints). We mistakenly never expanded the count to other areas of the Profile.The pageview counter now includes pageviews to all sections of your Profile, including:Gallery and Gallery FoldersFavourites and CollectionsOther Profile subpages: Activity, Badges, Daily Deviations, Critiques, Gallery Stats, Polls, WishlistRead more »Presets in deviantART muroAdding filters to images when using
Site Update: Improved CommentsIn our continuous effort to improve the deviantART experience, we're publishing weekly Site Updates to keep members informed and to gather feedback. Below is a list of recent changes to the site, bug fixes, and feedback that was brought up by members in the last Site Update.What's NewIntroducing Improved CommentsWith over 1.5 million comments posted per day, deviantART's commenting system provides the backbone for fostering relationships across the globe. To highlight this vital aspect of community interaction and provide more control around conversations, we’re proud to introduce the ability to Feature, edit, and hide comments.Read more »Change L
Valentine's Day Art Exchange!DIGITAL LOVE IS IN THE AIR!The Valentine Exchange is back! We asked you to create Valentine-themed deviations and submit them to the Valentine Exchange category. Now, it’s time to send your love-filled deviations to your deviantART friends, family, and secret admirers! From February 12th to 19th, the “Send a Valentine” button has been activated on deviation pages for deviations in the Valentine Exchange category, so you can send your custom creations and valentines made by others. Love is in the air!CREATE THE LOVECreate Valentine-themed deviations and submit them to the
Torumaru and the Bullies Somewhere outside the window, the ocean rushed along the coast, waves breaking as fishing boats cut between them, creating new crests on the water in the push to reach the fish. Seafoam scattered in the air, a flash of white among the marine layer, before dissolving in the in between, not quite water, not quite sky. On the other side of the window, in a small room of a small home in Urayasu, Torumaru rolled over and fell out of his bed. Stunned into awareness, he stood up and jerked his head about, blearily taking in his room. His gray eyes rested on his own reflection, and he noticed his black hair hanging in a mess just above his eyebrows as he tried to make sense of the gold tint his face seemed to have. He squinted and frowned until he registered his own name; the wall he stared at held a small, engraved golden plaque which read: “Congratulations to the new Judo Club Captain, Torumaru Kamimura”. On reading t
Little EarthquakesThis is sunrise on Ninth Streetand it is skipping stonestoward the 22 freeway as ifthe other side were a lakewaiting to be rippled by ducktrails, one by one by one. Thisis morning, slow rumbling sunskimming off rooftop and rooftopas it leaps through Little Saigon,as it leaps toward the ocean, and westumble toward the sun, then towardthe closet door to push it closed,to shut up the creaking hingeand go elsewhere, not the stairwellwith our neighbors, not the oceansun-like, but to bed, to pushthe tremors to silence, stillness,as though the earth were just thatangry closet door with its screwhole slightly stripped and allit needed was noticing and knowingsomeday it would get fixed.