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The tips used to appear on the Habitica loading page like this

A helpful tip used to appear while the Habitica website loaded. This feature was added to give players something to read while loading occurred, since loading used to take several seconds. However, currently the website loads more quickly, so the tips have been removed since April 2020.

The tips are listed below. They are still accurate and useful, so players may wish to browse through the list.


Tip #1 Check tasks on the go with the Habitica mobile apps (Android and iOS)

Tip #2 Click any equipment to see a preview, or equip it instantly by clicking the star in its upper-left corner!

Tip #3 Use emoji to quickly differentiate between your tasks.

Tip #4 Use the # sign before a task name to make it really big!

Tip #5 It’s best to use skills that cause buffs in the morning so they last longer.

Tip #6 Hover over a task and click the dots to access advanced task controls, such as the ability to push tasks to the top/bottom of your list.

Tip #7 Some backgrounds connect perfectly if Party members use the same background. Ex: Mountain Lake, Pagodas, and Rolling Hills.

Tip #8 Send a Message to someone by clicking their name in chat and the clicking the envelope icon at the top of their profile!

Tip #9 Use the filters + search bar in the Inventories, Shops, Guilds, and Challenges to quickly find what you want.

Tip #10 You can win Gems by competing in Challenges. New ones are added every day!

Tip #11 Having more than four Party members increases accountability!

Tip #12 Add checklists to your To Do's to multiply your rewards!

Tip #13 Click “Tags” on your task page to make an unwieldy task list very manageable!

Tip #14 You can add headers or inspirational quotes to your list as Habits with no (+/-).

Tip #15 Complete all the Masterclasser Quest-lines to learn about Habitica’s secret lore.

Tip #16 Click the link to the Data Display Tool in the footer for valuable insights on your progress.

Tip #17 Use the mobile apps (Android and iOS) to set reminders for your tasks.

Tip #18 Habits that are just positive or just negative gradually “fade” and return to yellow.

Tip #19 Boost your Intelligence Stat to gain more experience when you complete a task.

Tip #20 Boost your Perception Stat to get more drops and Gold.

Tip #21 Boost your Strength Stat to do more boss damage or get critical hits.

Tip #22 Boost your Constitution Stat to lessen the damage from incomplete Dailies.

Tip #23 Reach level 100 to unlock the Orb of Rebirth for free and start a new adventure!

Tip #24 Have a question? Ask in the Habitica Help Guild!

Tip #25 The four seasonal Grand Galas start near the solstices and equinoxes.

Tip #26 You can look for a Party or find Party members in the Party Wanted Guild!

Tip #27 Did a Daily yesterday, but forgot to check it off? Don't worry! With Record Yesterday's Activity, you'll have a chance to record what you did before starting your new day.

Tip #28 Set a Custom Day Start under User Icon > Settings to control when your day restarts.

Tip #29 Complete all your Dailies to get a Perfect Day Buff that increases your stats!

Tip #30 You can invite people to Guilds, not just Parties.

Tip #31 Check out the pre-made lists in the 📜 Library of Tasks and Challenges Guild for example tasks.

Tip #32 Lots of Habitica’s code, art, and writing is made by volunteer contributors! Head to the Aspiring Legends Guild to help.

Tip #33 Check out The Bulletin Board 📌 Guild for news about Guilds, Challenges, and other player-created events - and announce your own there!

Tip #34 Occasionally re-evaluate your tasks to make sure they’re up-to-date!

Tip #35 Users who are part of a Group Plan gain the ability to assign tasks to other users in that Group for extra task management and accountability.

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The code that contains the Loading Page Tips:
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Older version with link to starting line: April 2020

The loading tips were removed in this pull request / this commit because the website now loads quickly enough that they can't be easily read. It is possible that the tips will be restored in future so the commit is recorded here for reference.