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  1. erikm

    erikm Administrator Staff Member

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    Hi guys,

    The Canadart team would like to hear your suggestions for the site. We want to know what you like and what you don't like.

    Tell us what you feel would make the forum better and increase activity/discussion amongst the community. I know we have some very experienced and knowledgeable members!

    Please post your comments here and keep them constructive. We hope to hear from everyone!

    Cheers!
    Erik
     
  2. TJ_Burton

    TJ_Burton Contributing Member

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    I've always been a big fan of the main page showing a list of threads that have recently been posted in similar to www.nano-reef.com
    Their main page seems pretty ideal to me and also includes a TOTM (tank of the month) that we could always adopt over here as well.

    I like the new banner, really nice!

    dartfrogz forum (now dead) used to have a really cool feature where you could add plants or frogs to your personal index (gallery style) that would drop down if you hovered over the icon which sat above every post you made in the top right hand corner (if I am remembering correctly). It would then also add them to the forums database of frogs and plants which acted somewhat like an index with information etc on the requirements of each animal/plant entered. It looked to be completely user generated and could be an interesting feature to adopt on this forum and increase SEO.
     
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    Carlos Contributing Member

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    I would like an email notification or something similar for when you receive a PM on the site. I think it would speed up response times.
     
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    mwringe Member

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    The sub title ("The #1 source for dart frog info in Canada") of the new logo is a little too small when accessing the site from a cell phone.

    I find the favicon a bit too difficult to make out that its suppose to be.
     
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  5. erikm

    erikm Administrator Staff Member

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    Hey Carlos,

    This function is already implemented. In your profile settings under 'Contact Details' you need to make sure you have the correct email and also that you've checked the box for receiving email notification for conversations. I've attached an image to show you. If you have this checked already and your email is correct then please let me know and I can troubleshoot further.

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  6. erikm

    erikm Administrator Staff Member

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    Hi TJ,

    Agreed on the home 'portal' page. We'll be making this happen for sure.

    As for the index, that sounds great, but we would have to find an out of box solution (third party addon). Costs of developing this type of thing for Xenforo would be pretty big. I'm going to look for something that's already built.

    Thanks for the feedback, keep it coming!

     
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    Good catch! I'll implement a slightly different logo for the responsive mobile header.

    The favicon just straight up sucks. I did it really quick and have been meaning to get something better in place. I'm on it!

    Appreciate the feedback a lot.

     
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    Drew Administrator Staff Member

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    Lol can I make suggestions?
    Make location mandatory for all new members
     
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    erikm Administrator Staff Member

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    Done! :D
     
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    Carlos Contributing Member

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    Lol well now I feel pretty dumb lol. My email addy was missing the "t" in hotmail. That explains a lot. My bad.
    :oops:
     
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    erikm Administrator Staff Member

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    Nah it happens! Now you should be receiving notifications for conversations and thread replies as well.
     
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    Carlos Contributing Member

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    Just did. Thanks. Now I just hope people didn't think I was ignoring them. Lol
     
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    Carlos Contributing Member

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    Ok here's a suggestion, how about an option of getting email notifications for only PMs and not all the other stuff.
     
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    erikm Administrator Staff Member

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    Profile > Alert Preferences

    :)
     
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    Carlos Contributing Member

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    I'm dumb times two lol

    Thanks by the way.
     
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    erikm Administrator Staff Member

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    That's what I'm here for!
     
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    Can you do a Edit post option ?
    Fat fingers and low attention = bad spelling ;)
     
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    Might I suggest the red 'C' and white 'D' on the blue background for the favicon? Simple graphic to make out, even at that size.
     
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    erikm Administrator Staff Member

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    You should be able to edit your posts. Just below what you've written there is an edit button.
     
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    I did a bunch of versions of the CD favicon last night. Anything on the blue background was quite hard to read. I could do a lighter blue but it wouldn't match the blue we've used on the site.

    Tonight I'll put the blue background version up for you guys to check out. Maybe its just me!
     

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