Essential Scripts / Addons for New Users

I have a congratulatory audience of my own :open_mouth:

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The dashboard progress plus script is a great one too for seeing when you’ll unlock new kanji or guru items

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I also remember hearing that there was a script that would color text based on if it was kun or on but I can’t seem to find it again. Does anyone know what it’s called?

There is a script for that? Are you kidding me? How did I miss that?!

Guess I’ll have to reset to level 1 …

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Also, I very carefully and cautiously want to recommend the reorder script.
It allows you to change the order in which review or lesson items are shown. This is especially helpful when you are aiming to go at maximum speed. With this, you can easily put the items of your current level at the front of your review queue.
However, a few warnings first!

  • Only start using this script when you’re already a few levels into Wanikani (let’s say 5-6-7 or something)
  • Be sure that you also do your other reviews! I have seen people bury themselves in old reviews, causing them to burn out. Always finish your reviews.
  • Never use them for lessons. People use them to skip vocabulary, but once again, people end up with lesson piles of 1000+. Simply make sure that you never use it for lessons.

Also, this is not really a script, but really informative and fun to look at.
Over time, it will show your progress for every single kanji, and show how your Apprentice, Guru, etc. items grow over time.

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I made a big list on my Guide to WK :slight_smile: Check chapter 7 :v:

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There’s Katakana Madness which makes ON readings katakana and OnKun Question which specifies which it’s asking for. None which adds color, as far as I know

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There is no such thing as essential scripts. I’ve never used any scripts and I’m still fine.

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Oh boy are you missing out

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@Kumirei is going to write the script “Ignore all scripts” soon

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I don’t get it though. What is so good about scripts?

Lots of great extra features

What’s script, but a second-hand emotion

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Custimization that suit your individual needs.

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As @kumirei says, it can greatly increase what you get out of your WK study time.

Extra focus on visually similar kanji to help stave off leech build-up. Having a good gander at a kanji’s on’yomi before you’re ever taught the reading because you know certain phonetic compounds, making a good number of kanji much easier to remember. Visual representation of pitch accent so that you can start getting down those nuances of proper speech. Or simply knowing how many reviews you’ll be getting and when.

Scripts were an absolutely brilliant addition for me and greatly increased my experience. ^^

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@Omun y ur profile private >:|

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:open_mouth::open_mouth::open_mouth:

EDIT: I wouldn’t even know how Omun did this?

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Couldn’t live without Dashboard Level Progress Detail and Ultimate Timeline.

Scripts prevent yak attacks.

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You don’t need scripts if WK is already exactly like you want, but if you think that WK is just not useful enough, but could be, then you can add some functionality.

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