TFW2005 Upgrades Phase 1 - Discuss

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Tony_Bacala, Jun 16, 2015.

  1. Digilaut

    Digilaut Well-Known Member

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    Last night when I checked the site the big sidebar was a little obnoxious, though nothing I wouldn't be able to get used to.

    However, checking now it seems to have been reduced. Looks great now. Same goes for the mobile version - sad that opening images and looking at spoiler tags is still a bit of a problem on mobile but I understand it's impossible to upgrade the heavily customized TFW board into something new that would fix those problems - it will do.

    Snazzy! :thumb 
     
  2. flynnibus

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    Your screen resolution... like Tony said, the location and size is based on your browser's window size
     
  3. StarFire_MK2

    StarFire_MK2 'Till All are One!

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    As others have said, the single column is a vast improvement, thank-you!
     
  4. Digilaut

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    Also try clearing your cache if possible, forcing your device to load the website again from scratch, instead of relying on some bits of code it has stored somewhere :thumb 
     
  5. Shin-Gouki

    Shin-Gouki Rebuilding Veteran

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    Because of my big ass screens I have my settings in Windows set to 150% and then I have chrome set to 125% to get rid of the side bar.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. mtl79

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    Just wondering, am I the only one having a problem with images. It seems that images that used to allow me to scale to the original size are staying in a reduced size which look very pixelated...
     
  7. flik68

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    I have to set mine to 175%
     
  8. Ektris

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    Just noticed the new Favicon for the home page isn't being used for the boards.

    Speaking of, I do like the new one.
     
  9. kjeevahh

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    might be an idea to work on the styling of the homepage carousel, the left-right arrows are far far too subtle even when mouseovered.. but who would know to mouseover in the first place, if the arrows are invisible by default?

    people barely use carousels as it is, so you really need to make the arrows visible by default, and make them as clearly visible as possible. like this -

    BBC - Homepage
     
  10. smiller0570

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    I liked that is was different from Seibertron.com but now it looks the same. We'll get used to it over time. Things change and we have to go with the change. Like others have said it does pop!
     
  11. TFXProtector

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    It feels cleaner and faster to me, the sidebar doesn't bother me at all and I think we'll get used to it a lot quicker than we think.
     
  12. PowerPrime

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    OMG this is beautiful, great look and feel. The best part cell phone ready.
     
  13. DukeFett

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    To me the boards are what make these sites and the boards here are better in design and content than others.
     
  14. Predakwon

    Predakwon ...Green Lantern's light!

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    Same for me. The two columns of ads was too much.
     
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    That's an excellent idea. Seconded.
     
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    I am really loving they're upgrade!thanks for putting the time into upgrading for the members n the websit itself
     
  17. Friendross

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    usually messege boards upgrades are actually downgrades


    that is not the case here... everything seems very nice
     
  18. Pimpimus Prime

    Pimpimus Prime (┌∩┐(◣_◢)┌∩┐) TFW2005 Supporter

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    I take back what I said. On my desktop I still get the big dumpy side bar instead of the narrow one.
     
  19. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    That's one of the better aspects of this upgrade.

    Ah so that's why.

    also I don't understand how to adjust the screen resolution.
     
  20. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP My personal sense of scale

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    The spoiler tags button actually showed up on olf TFW for me about a day before it upgraded.