FAQs

What is Boukker?

Boukker develops a platform for exchange between people from the world of books and literature. Our main services are aimed at readers, writers, editors, bookstores, libraries and publishers. With such services, Boukker will help the reader to find the desired book, the bookseller to approach the readers, the authors to contact the editors and literary agents. The word "Boukker" in Frisian means builder, and a book is a building of words. With this platform, we intend to build a communal house for reading.


How can I send updates to Boukker?

You can publish stories, mini-stories, poems, hopscotchs, long texts, images and videos; from a mobile device or from an application through the icons in the publications window.


Do I need anything special to use Boukker?

All you need to use Boukker is an internet connection or a mobile phone. Join us! Once you have registered, you can start searching and following accounts whose publications interest you. And we will also recommend great accounts that you may like.


Can I edit a post once I publish it?

Yes, you can edit unpost after you have published it, and you can also delete it.


Who reads my updates?

Your followers can read your publications. If your posts are public, anyone who searches for a keyword that appears in your post will be able to see your message. Posts are public by default but you can change them to private or choose who can see them.


What is a coffee?

A coffee is a donation in money that the reader makes to the writer.


Who can receive coffees?

Story creators can receive coffees donated by their readers. If you have published stories that are not of your creation, you do not have the right to receive coffees; in case of receiving them, the money will be reimbursed in full to the donor.


How much money can I send for a coffee?

The minimum amount you can send in a cafe is 0.50 USD. There is no limitation for sending, so you can send the amount you want to your favorite writer. Keep in mind that when send a coffee, one coffee will be marked on the story counter, but the writer will receive the total amount in his wallet.


How to donate a coffee?

To donate a coffee you must follow these steps:


1. Open the story you like.


2. Click on the coffee cup to open the donation window.


3. Click on fill wallet of coffees.


4. Select Paypal or Letter of credit. (Keep in mind that your transactions are protected through Stripe and Paypal, Boukker does not save your payment data, the whole process is done through these platforms)


5. Once filled, the wallet will be cut.


6. Fill in the field below the coffee cup with the amount you want to send to the writer and click continue.


7. Ready, your coffee has been sent.


How to withdraw my coffees?

Once you reach 50 coffees, an icon in the form of a double arrow will appear next to the money icon in the top bar. To make the withdrawal, follow the following steps:

 

1. Choose Paypal or AIS Letter.

 

2. Enter the required data. (Make sure you do not make mistakes)

 

3. Click the withdraw button.

 

4. The deadline to receive the deposit is 15 business days once the withdrawal has been authorized.


How to create a History?

To create a Story follow these steps:


1. Click on the Create Stories icon in the publications box.


2. Fill in the fields: Title, description, image, category, language, labels and click on next.


3. Select the title of that part of the story (In case the story has only one part, put in an envelope like this one -


4. Write the content.


5. Click on publish if you have completed the text, otherwise you can choose to save and continue later.


How to edit or delete a History?

To edit or delete a story, follow these steps:


1. Click on the Stories menu


2. Once inside the Stories page, click on the My Stories menu at the top left of the page.


3. In the story you want to edit or delete, click on the icon of three dots select edit or delete.


4. You can edit the entire story or one of its parts.


What is a Hopscotch?

A Hopscotch is a text written in several hands; the tool has been created by Boukker to promote collaborative literature, and is inspired by the novel "Rayuela" by Julio Cortazar whose name in English is translated Hopscoth.


How to create a Hopscotch?

To create a Hopscotch follow these steps:


1. Click on the Create Hopscotch icon in the publications box.


2. Fill in the fields: Title, description, image, category, language, labels and click on next.


3. Select the title.


4. Write the content.


5. Click on publicarsi you have completed the text, otherwise you can choose to save and continue later.


How to edit or delete a Hopscotch?

To edit or delete a Hopscotch follow these steps:


1. Click on the Hopscotch menu


2. Once inside the Hopscotchs page, click on the My Hopscotchs menu at the top left of the page.


3. In the Hopscotch you want to edit or delete, click on the icon of three dots select edit or delete.


4. You can edit the complete Hopscotch or one of its parts.


Privacy settings

To configure the privacy of your profile you must follow the following steps:

1. Open General Settings menu

2. Open submenu Privacy

Select your preferences in the list of security questions.

Example: Send users a notification when i visit their profile? (Answering Yes or No to this question, you can make the system notify users or not when you visit their profiles)