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Re: Forum Upgrade

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:09 pm

IMO this should be the front page of the forum replacing Portal search.php?search_id=active_topics

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Unread post by Classicrock » Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:05 pm

You can also Access 'New Posts' via quick links but only seven listed. Must be a facility to alter these settings to give similar appearance to AOS.

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Re: Forum Upgrade

Unread post by Classicrock » Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:21 pm

What I find puzzling is that members have joined at a greater rate in the last couple of years than previously, yet very few have posted more than 10 times. Most regular posters are fairly longstanding members.

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Unread post by antonio66 » Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:32 pm

When you look at the last 5 new members, only 2 have posted.

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Unread post by zebbo » Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:30 pm

Like the new layout with "new posts" section, well done Terry. :clap:
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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:51 pm

For example if my maths are right each post to the AoS thread attracts 50 views, that is each post. Any other forum struggles with that many views per post.

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Re: Forum Upgrade

Unread post by terrybooth » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:07 pm

I've added a recent topics panel which will show at the top. The Top 5 has become the top 10. I could collapse all the forums into one line which would then open out like we have it now.
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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:13 pm

For me still too small hard to use and clunky. The page has a very unfriendly feel.

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Re: Forum Upgrade

Unread post by savvypaul » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:35 pm

It doesn't look quite right...and doesn't work quite right.

The recent topics panel is pulling in unread posts (rather than 'active topics)'. Once you've viewed a post from unread posts, that thread will disappear from the list. If you're trying to follow a thread that could be frustrating.

If the top panel pulled in 'active topics' it would look and work very much like the portal did, I think.

The newest posts panel is not good on the eye. If the top panel pulls in 'active posts' which appear in newest order, then the newest posts section could be removed and the most active / newest members stats could be relocated down the page with the 'who is online' display
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Re: Forum Upgrade

Unread post by terrybooth » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:49 pm

Change the behaviour of recent topics - now show recent topics (should be by latest post). Removed the top 5. Collapsed to forum.
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