Need help? Check out our Support site, then


Goodreads Widget Not Updating?

  1. I have the Goodreads Widget set to my "Read" books, but the past two books I have read are not showing up. I'm not sure if it's something I've messed up on Goodreads or if it's a computer error or what, but I'd really like to get it back to updating automatically.

    The blog I need help with is thenewdaysbegun.wordpress.com.

  2. To save time will you check at Goodreads support for any known issues please? I'll tag this thread for Staff assistance. Please subscribe to the thread so you are notified when they respond and please be patient while waiting.

  3. I feel foolish for not checking Goodreads support too. I will do that now. Thanks for you quick response.

  4. I've just checked your Goodreads profile and compared the latest reads with your widget, they are the same.

    Could you please take another look and let us know if it works now? It's possible that it might have taken a little while to update the widget.

    Looking forward to your reply.

  5. It seems to have added the book I finished last night; however, there are two book reviews from the last several days of January that still haven't shown up. I'm pretty sure with those two books I rated them first and then added the review hours or even a day later. Could this have something to do with them not showing up?

  6. Which two book reviews are you missing?

  7. The Letter Q: Queer Writers' Notes to Their Younger Selves which I finished reading on January 24 and Thirteen Reasons Why which I finished reading on January 30.

  8. In the widget options you can only choose several shelfs: Read, Currently Reading, and To Read.

    In your case it pulls the books from the 'Read' shelf listed at: http://www.goodreads.com/review/list/3924797-ang-lique?shelf=read

  9. Yes. Those two books are on my "Read" shelf on Goodreads. Are they not showing publicly?

  10. The widget is only able to show the last 5 items on the page I mentioned in my previous reply.

  11. Yes, and those 2 books are in my five most recent books. The issue I'm having is that of the five books appearing on my widget only three of them are actually in my most recent items on my read shelf. If you look at the link (http://www.goodreads.com/review/list/3924797-ang-lique?shelf=read) my most recent read books--in order of date started as I believe the widget organizes them--are as follows:

    1. The Writing Life
    2. Thirteen Reasons Why
    3. The Letter Q
    4. Speak
    5. Identical

    However what's appearing on the widget is

    1. The Writing Life
    2. Speak
    3. Identical
    4. The Erotic Word
    5. Unholy Night

    I'm frustrated, because I don't know what happened between Speak and The Writing Life to not push Unholy Night and The Erotic Word out of the list and insert Thirteen Reasons Why and The Letter Q in their proper space.

  12. I've just reported the issue to our developers. I'll contact you once we know more.

    Thank you!

Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

About this Topic

Tags

No tags yet.