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Re: Forum Upgraded!

Postby nakatago » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 9:17 am

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nakatago wrote:Installed Tapatalk. I didn't know I had to create an account. I can sign-in once but everytime I navigate out, it loses my login info. I don't want to create yet another account and would have to settle with mobile web.

You can sign into Tapatalk using Facebook logins. Signed in with Tapatalk allows you to have a list of your registered forums and it also enable PUSH notifications for your mobile.

Does the mobile web looks right? Usable?


I used G+.

About Facebook logins for me...



Haven't tested exhaustively but mobile web looks ok except that it loads slow.

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Re: Forum Upgraded!

Postby curiousgeorge » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 9:24 am

Mobile web is better in that I can log in...but the drop-down menu just takes me back to the top of the page again every time. The drop-down doesnt stay in place long enough to actually choose an option.

Just out of interest, why would you do that to your website? I mean, you had clear and separate links previously that worked on *anything*. Even washing machines.

And now it becomes an issue for various browsers/platforms. That feels like a step backwards in design to me, not forwards.

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Re: Forum Upgraded!

Postby Pal » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 10:12 am

curiousgeorge wrote:Mobile web is better in that I can log in...but the drop-down menu just takes me back to the top of the page again every time.

Solved the above.

Will try to troubleshoot each and every bug ...
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Re: Forum Upgraded!

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:10 am

forum UI via windows Phone sucks, problems so far
1. takes forever to load the page
2. you need a drop down menu to view your posts, which seems to take you back to the top ( annoying and useless)
glad to hear its fixed, I am yet to try it out
3. can we revert to the old one? :cry:
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Re: Forum Upgraded!

Postby Pal » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:17 am

rajagainstthemachine wrote:forum UI via windows Phone sucks, problems so far
1. takes forever to load the page
2. you need a drop down menu to view your posts, which seems to take you back to the top ( annoying and useless)
glad to hear its fixed, I am yet to try it out
3. can we revert to the old one? :cry:

Have you tried using a mobile phone on the old forum?
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Re: Forum Upgraded!

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:31 am

Pal wrote:
rajagainstthemachine wrote:forum UI via windows Phone sucks, problems so far
1. takes forever to load the page
2. you need a drop down menu to view your posts, which seems to take you back to the top ( annoying and useless)
glad to hear its fixed, I am yet to try it out
3. can we revert to the old one? :cry:

Have you tried using a mobile phone on the old forum?


yes and that was bad as well, the new one is an improvement but looks like its going to take some time to iron out the bugs
we won't pressure you :-" :-" appreciate all the good work though
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Re: Forum Upgraded!

Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 1:41 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:
Pal wrote:
rajagainstthemachine wrote:forum UI via windows Phone sucks, problems so far
1. takes forever to load the page
2. you need a drop down menu to view your posts, which seems to take you back to the top ( annoying and useless)
glad to hear its fixed, I am yet to try it out
3. can we revert to the old one? :cry:

Have you tried using a mobile phone on the old forum?


yes and that was bad as well, the new one is an improvement but looks like its going to take some time to iron out the bugs
we won't pressure you :-" :-" appreciate all the good work though


This is what you get for using Windows Mobile. The browsers for iPhone and Android are all based on WebKit, which means that responsive web-templates aren't really tested on Mobile IE. Why troubleshoot annoying problems that only affect 1-3% of your total potential visitors?

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 1:48 pm

I think the fact the forum has all but died since the 'upgrade' suggest that some UAT might have been warranted.

Sure, things might come right in the end, but a lot of regulars seem to have been alienated if not excluded.

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Postby the lynx » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 2:24 pm

Honestly I find this new interface delightful. But then again I only saw this after admin ironed out all the initial issues. It takes some time to get used to it but there's only one thing I miss. The mouse-over feature to show first few lines of the OP.

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Postby ScoobyDoes » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 2:25 pm

zzm9980 wrote:This is what you get for using Windows Mobile. The browsers for iPhone and Android are all based on WebKit, which means that responsive web-templates aren't really tested on Mobile IE. Why troubleshoot annoying problems that only affect 1-3% of your total potential visitors?


I didn't have a problem with the old UI on my Windows Phone. Yes, it was a little slow due to the ads that needed loading each time but was usable.

Not like the current one, which is still slow, not all the symbols are shown, the dropdowns and menus don't work.

There is a few of us out there with Windows Phones, and it's growing daily but if the alternative is for me to leave, also, so be it because I'm not switching to iOS or Shamdroid.
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Re: Forum Upgraded!

Postby Pal » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 2:31 pm

Guys relax! I will keep working on it these few days.

If still can't then will enable the default theme for users to select.
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Re: Forum Upgraded!

Postby Pal » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 2:37 pm

the lynx wrote:Honestly I find this new interface delightful. But then again I only saw this after admin ironed out all the initial issues. It takes some time to get used to it but there's only one thing I miss. The mouse-over feature to show first few lines of the OP.

The mouse-over is working now.
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Re: Forum Upgraded!

Postby the lynx » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 2:43 pm

Pal wrote:
the lynx wrote:Honestly I find this new interface delightful. But then again I only saw this after admin ironed out all the initial issues. It takes some time to get used to it but there's only one thing I miss. The mouse-over feature to show first few lines of the OP.

The mouse-over is working now.


Ah now I see it. Takes pretty long though. Normally the mouse-over will appear in 1 second after the mouse stays still but this one takes 2 seconds, which made me think that it didn't work.

Nevertheless, good work and nice effort.

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Re: Forum Upgraded!

Postby curiousgeorge » Mon, 03 Nov 2014 6:00 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
rajagainstthemachine wrote:
Pal wrote:[quote="rajagainstthemachine"]forum UI via windows Phone sucks, problems so far
1. takes forever to load the page
2. you need a drop down menu to view your posts, which seems to take you back to the top ( annoying and useless)
glad to hear its fixed, I am yet to try it out
3. can we revert to the old one? :cry:

Have you tried using a mobile phone on the old forum?


yes and that was bad as well, the new one is an improvement but looks like its going to take some time to iron out the bugs
we won't pressure you :-" :-" appreciate all the good work though


This is what you get for using Windows Mobile. The browsers for iPhone and Android are all based on WebKit, which means that responsive web-templates aren't really tested on Mobile IE. Why troubleshoot annoying problems that only affect 1-3% of your total potential visitors?[/quote]

Sigh.

"Henceforth there will be no more innovation in the mobile world. iPhone and Android is all the world needs or ever wanted and it shall never change, zzm99800 has decreed it so."


How ridiculously short-sighted. if *that* had been the response when android and iOS were birthing there would be no iOS or android, would there?

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Re: Forum Upgraded!

Postby Wd40 » Tue, 04 Nov 2014 4:25 pm

I liked the good old "View posts since last login" compared to the "View unread posts" current behaviour

I could comment on a thread and then go back and read my comment again. Now it disappears unless someone comments on it.

Also those threads that I dont want to read, will continue to forever remain in that list.


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