Feedback on the new layout

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Feedback on the new layout

Post by Blaze » Sat Feb 05, 2011 4:36 pm

I liked the other layout that was up an hour or two ago. I liked how you organized the different forums into the categories. The Index now just looks so "busy" like a wall of text. It's time for a change. :P

I'm having a hard time being able to see who's written what unless I remember their avatars, because the names are so small.

Don't you think you should remove the dead links to Parallax Software and Outrage Entertainment?
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by Bet51987 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 4:54 pm

I'll add to this that in the CA Black theme, COMMUNITY is spelled wrong.

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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by Aus-RED-5 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 5:01 pm

Give them time...

The test board was like this too, but changes were made. Now has bigger texts and user names.

This one will too. ;)
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by Bet51987 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 5:04 pm

I will. I just posted in case someone was making a list.

I love this a lot. Right now I can't decide what theme to use so I'll be here awhile.

What an awesome job you guys did.

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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by LvlSevenBoss » Sat Feb 05, 2011 6:31 pm

If we're voting, I don't like the categories. The less clicks, the better. Also, the less bandwidth for you guys. I'd just get rid of unneeded forums and consolidate the forums a lot more.

Great job though!
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by d3jake » Sat Feb 05, 2011 7:22 pm

(Although the theme is likely a sample that came with the new forum version, the WOW theme can go die in a fire.)

I'm using DescentBB_D3 right now, and the sizes of message text, usernames, post information (date posted, etc.) could all use a boosting.
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by Aus-RED-5 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 7:45 pm

Plus we should have visible dividing lines between posts and user names.
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by Grendel » Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:20 pm

Looks cluttered, have a hard time finding & staying on the posts.
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by KoolBear » Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:39 pm

d3jake wrote:(Although the theme is likely a sample that came with the new forum version, the WOW theme can go die in a fire.)

I'm using DescentBB_D3 right now, and the sizes of message text, usernames, post information (date posted, etc.) could all use a boosting.
I was away and only intended to release the DescentBB theme, the others I haven't had time to get back to.

The DescentBB theme though should have looked like this ... I am thinking I gave Krom the wrong version, tonight I will upload the correct version of the DescentBB theme.

I might take down DescentBB_green and Descent_D3 until I get a chance to updated them based on all the changes I made last night and this morning to the DescentBB them based on Jeff font size concerns.

I attached an image to show what it should have looked like for the roll out today.

Everyone please make sure you tell me which theme and browser you are using when you report an issue. We have several theme and for me to fix it I need to know which one and what browser is having a problem.

Please bear with me. I will fix what I can as soon as I can
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by KoolBear » Sun Feb 06, 2011 12:59 am

Bet51987 wrote:I'll add to this that in the CA Black theme, COMMUNITY is spelled wrong.
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\Which spell checker are you using B? Plus this was on a test/temporary BB over at 6dofbb.net
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by Grendel » Sun Feb 06, 2011 1:11 am

"New Posts since last visit" is gone ??
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by KoolBear » Sun Feb 06, 2011 2:35 am

Grendel wrote:"New Posts since last visit" is gone ??
OOP's - it should be fixed in DescentBB theme
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by d3jake » Sun Feb 06, 2011 12:19 pm

Thanks Koolbear!
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by Grendel » Mon Feb 07, 2011 2:31 am

Gone again..
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by KoolBear » Mon Feb 07, 2011 6:58 am

Grendel wrote:Gone again..
UMMM strange. maybe I failed to delete the cache.
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by Krom » Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:20 am

New posts since last visit is dependent on the search system to work and we disabled search because it is still broken, that is why the various recent posts/activity links are gone.
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Re: Feedback on the new layout

Post by KoolBear » Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:05 am

Whew, man I am glad I read your post because I was flat out stumped! :P
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