Feedback on the New SoWal.com

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

  1. Kurt Lischka

    Kurt Lischka Admin Staff Member

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    Member Photo link is in main menu now:
    http://www.sowal.com/bb/gallery
     
  2. Minnie

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    Thanks! Is there a link to that on the main forum page?

    I did not have any photos in the Main menu photo gallery. I had mine in Albums on my Profile Page. Some have remained, two albums have disappeared.

    I know it takes time to move things, but was curious as to whether the blogs will be put back up? I miss them.
     
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    Tried that and the upload still fails.
     
  4. Kurt Lischka

    Kurt Lischka Admin Staff Member

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    Featured blogs will be moved to the main content areas. Probably won't renew member blogs. They are confusing to many users. We might consider creating a special usergroup if enough folks wanted to do a blog. Most of the random stuff that was posted to blogs would be better in a forum thread. If there is any blog content that any users want retrieved we may be able to do that.

    If any photos or user albums have disappeared, let me know. It is probably because there is an odd character in the name, like %, (, #, @, : - etc.

    Some people's avatar and usernames may also have odd characters. If your avatar is missing let me know.
     
  5. Deli Love

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    I was hopeing for an answer about the blogs? Minnie, did you find out anything? Kurt?
     
  6. Kurt Lischka

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    Yours is a good example - the dash in your username was causing your avatar to not display. the character encoding has changed. This might also be causing some log in issues we are still working on. The dash was removed and now your avatar is back.
     
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    Protective big brothers DO still exist :D
    Thanks Kurt!!
     
  8. Minnie

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    If you can retrieve my blogs, I would greatly appreciate it. :clap:I did not copy them as I never thought about them going away, my bad.

    I have two profile photo albums missing. There is an apostrophe in the title of the missing ones: would that make it disappear?

    What do I need to do to get those two back.

    Thanks so much for the help, I know these changes take time to work out the glitches.
     
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    When I punch forums from my profile page or go from one forum to another it takes me off sowal and I have to punch my bookmarked sowal again ???
     
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    Also, getting 2 different formats- sometimes forum is on the left, sometimes on the right. If you are just working out the kinks, I don't mind waiting :wave:
    Cool beans :D
     
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    For me, since this AM most image links on sowal.com/bb show up with no images. I only see the text from the <alt> tags.

    What's going on?
     
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    Jeez....about this new "SoWal" Format

    I usually don't complain....but can't someone move all the stuff on the right hand side to the bottom of the page or even to the top. It's taking up too much room. You can't even give anyone rep because an ad covers up most of the window.

    Am I the only one having this problem???? :dunno:
    :bang:

    I hope it's not....It is what it is and you get what you get so don't pitch a fit. Heard that on CNN a few minutes ago. :roll:
     
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    Okay I just found a spot where the post was towards the bottom of the page and I could squeeze in a rep. YEAHHHH I'm feeling hopeful. :clap:
     
  14. mvy

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    I don't like this new format.
     
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    Can you be more specific?
     
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    It feels like the ads and videos on the right side are fighting for space with the forum on the left side, it is very annoying. I keep expecting the right side to push hard enough to take over the page.
     
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    Do you want us to let you know here or send a message?

    I don't want to keep bothering you, I know you are very busy.
     
  18. Kurt Lischka

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    Here is fine.
     
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    Hi Jenny...yep that's what I've been hearing too from people about the new format. The right is fighting the left....but what's new? I'm not on much, but would love to see a format that is not so intrusive to the forum. Hopefully you have the answer.

    Thanks Kat:wave:
     
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    Exactly!
     

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