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Suggestions as the site work approaches?

Discussion in 'Administrative' started by Clarity, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. Clarity

    Clarity Will Bryant Staff Member

    @jwinslow and I spoke about the front page recently, and we're on the same page in terms of tightening the front page a bit. I think I'm going to try to get more above the fold, condense a bit.

    But what else would you all like to see this year (if anything)? Don't have anything in mind here, this isn't a leading inquiry, just an open call for ideas and suggestions that we might slide into place this Spring during the backend and front-end Upgrayedds.

    Do tell here, with a nod to @osugrad21, @LordJeffBuck, @wadc45, @MD Buckeye, @jlb1705, and @BB73 in terms of anything you might like to improve presence, work flow, eyeball retention, etc.
     
  2. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    We definitely need more Lord Jeff articles on the front page. :lol:

    Serious suggestion - feature our Tweets (BP and BPRT) more prominently.
     
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  3. jwinslow

    jwinslow A MAN OF BETRAYED JUSTICE Staff Member Tourney Pick'em Champ

    Having searches sorted by date by default? It's tough to find something via search right now, even if the intended thread is a huge, very active thread.

    Also, via pm I suggested whether there was a way to consolidate the front page relay articles into one combined thread after a day. This would help reduce their footprint and also create a neat concise archive of the daily news.
     
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2016
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  4. RAMdrvr1

    RAMdrvr1 All Galaxy '14 NCAA Pick'em Champ

    I would like to see new questions on the 5-part contest, and a way to register.
    Also, am I the only one who misses Arcade (probably)?

    Simplify, simplify, simplify!
     
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  5. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck I Don't Want Any Trouble but People Need Banners!

    I know this is very late but with regards to the Search function is there any way that the searches from the News forum could be eliminated from the results of the search. I do not use it that much but when I search by title I get an enormous result and they are not usually the "Official Thread" of the player/recruit I am searching for.
     
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  6. kujirakira

    kujirakira Senior

    Could we increase the number of threads that 'last post' is remembered.
     
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  7. muffler dragon

    muffler dragon Bien. Bien chiludo.

    Question: is it my PCs or something about the BP site that typically makes the loading of the front page take a significant amount of time?
    It's similar to when I stop by RealClearPolitics.com as well; however, most other pages are pretty snappy.
     
  8. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    Having Vines load the same way as Tweets - i.e., copy link, paste in post, and Vine magically appears.
     
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