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Site Update: Redesign & Interim Updates

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Todd, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. Todd

    Todd Founder
    Staff Member Fest Crew Subscriber

    Aug 23, 1996
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    Just a quick update on where we're currently at with the website.

    Site Redesign
    The team is actively working to create the framework for the first phase of our site redesign. Though progress is being made, it's going to be a long process with multiple phases and a lot of work. And to help us do it right, we'll be inviting everyone to be a part of the process. Look for a separate post about this soon.

    User Pages
    In the meantime, we've decided to create an interim user profile. It'll be a hybrid of the user profile pages within the forum and the "old site," and one that we feel will help bridge the gap and make using the site more enjoyable.

    It'll feature an easy place to view:
    • Basic user profile info
    • Beers (reviews, hads, wants and gots) & Places (reviews)
    • Stats (basic numbers on your contributions)
    • Events (you plan on going to)
    Links to all current profile pages within the forum will redirect to the interim one.

    Other Updates/Fixes
    We also plan on updating other pages and navigation elements on the old site, including:
    • Displaying new conversation and alert notices; if any.
    • Displaying avatars next to Beer & Place reviews.
    • Providing quick links to message other BAs; where it makes sense.
    • Fixing the event calendar sorting bug.
    • Fixing the "top reviewer" bug.
    • Bringing back the Beer Trading pages.
    Work has already begun on these interim updates, and as soon as they're complete we'll let everyone know.

    Thanks again for your patience and support.

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