Feedback on the New SoWal.com

Discussion in 'SoWal Site Help & Announcements' started by Kurt Lischka, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. John R

    John R needs to get out more

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    Looks Great!! Thanks.
     
  2. Alicia Leonard

    Alicia Leonard SoWal Insider

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    I'm still having problems getting into the forum from home. Rest of the site comes up quick. At work, I have no problems getting into the forum, so, it must be on my side and I'm not sure how to fix it.
     
  3. sarawind

    sarawind Beach Fanatic

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    The new SoWal is beautiful and informative. The site is visibly pleasing and well thought out. Thank you for all the hard work.
     
  4. Linda

    Linda Beach Fanatic

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    Thank you Kurt :clap::clap::clap:
     
  5. Kurt Lischka

    Kurt Lischka Admin Staff Member

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    We are still building - but anyone please feel free to request here.

    Or send form to request adding a business or organization:
    http://sowal.com/form/add-or-modify-your-business-or-organization

    Thanks everyone! :wave::D
     
  6. Franny

    Franny Beach Fanatic

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    Kurt, you did an amazing job!:clap:
     
  7. Kurt Lischka

    Kurt Lischka Admin Staff Member

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    There will be some cookie issues as the new database connections get sorted. For some, logging in and out will do it. You may need to clear cookies and cache, reboot.

    Might be a good time to upgrade to Firefox if you haven't - things are usually faster and smoother, with lots of useful and cool add ons.

    Firefox web browser | Faster, more secure, & customizable

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    Internet Explorer Menu>Tool>Internet Options>General Tab>Delete Cookies

    I also like to delete temporary internet files and other stuff now and again to keep disk space free and keep Internet Explorer running smoothly.

    Close Internet Explorer, Reboot Computer, Try logging in again.
     
  8. Alicia Leonard

    Alicia Leonard SoWal Insider

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    Thanks, Daddy-O. I've been a convert to FF for the last few years. I'll work on the home one later and see if I can try those things. Thanks!
     
  9. Jdarg

    Jdarg SoWal Expert

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    Working great on the road from my Iphone!
     
  10. sarawind

    sarawind Beach Fanatic

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    Working good on my iPad.
     
  11. DD

    DD SoWal Expert

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    Lookin' good!! I see some new mods too!!!! Congrats to y'all!!:clap:
     
  12. Kurt Lischka

    Kurt Lischka Admin Staff Member

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    Thanks - we are a little behind announcing new mods - will do ASAP. Thanks to current and future community pillars. :D
     
  13. Lisa Ruby

    Lisa Ruby Beach Fanatic

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    Met and exceeding my expectations! Love it...
     
  14. rx

    rx Beach Crab

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    most excellent work!:clap:
     
  15. Kurt Lischka

    Kurt Lischka Admin Staff Member

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    We'll try not to overwhelm with ads and mix in photos, videos, and other content in the sidebar. I appreciate the feedback.

    In this redesign, form is following function a bit. We've been working so much on the backend database and content (and continuing with that still) that the design itself is pretty simple. After all, there's only so much you can do with squares and rectangles with a lot of content.

    The next phase will focus more on form I imagine. Maybe more curves. :D
     
  16. NightAngel

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    I have to say that I really do not like the big ads and videos on the right side. Can't you put them below? It feels like both sides are fighting for space.
     
  17. Beach Runner

    Beach Runner beats on hood

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    I'm having trouble logging in via IE. It took me 4 attempts before I was able to log in this afternoon. I am using hubby's laptop because the hard drive on my laptop crashed on Thursday, so I am laptop-less.

    It. is. driving. me. crazy. not. to. have. my. laptop.

    Our IT department is attempting to recover my data. I am flipped out.

    Plus, my wedding do-lists were on my laptop, so I had to just wing it for Beach Jacket's wedding on Saturday night. Thankfully the wedding and reception weren't impacted by that. The wedding and reception were absolutely fabulous and fun!

    I don't wanna delete cookies or install new software on hubby's laptop, if you know what I mean.;-)
     
  18. DD

    DD SoWal Expert

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    Glad the wedding was a success, BR. I never doubted it.
     
  19. Rudyjohn

    Rudyjohn SoWal Insider

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    ditto.
     
  20. Teresa

    Teresa SoWal Guide Staff Member

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    SoWal.com grows up. Its amazing to see how SoWal.com has grown into a real live community connecting South Walton residents and visitors and communities across the globe. congratulations to all the sowallers - because it is all due to your participation and contribution here over the years. thank you!
     

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