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STH Main Site Re-Design Q2 2017 Edition

Discussion in 'STH Suggestions and Updates' started by Patrick, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. Patrick

    Patrick Administrator
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    A few weeks ago I was asked when the STH main site got its current look. I could not recall off the top of my head. That meant it was time for something new. I also want features like lazy loading of images since, let's face it, some of STH's reviews with 25+ large images per page are fairly big.

    I am attaching two snippets of the direction it is headed. There will still be quite a bit more tweaks (e.g. colors) but I think the usability of the new design is much better, and mobile wise it makes STH much more usable.

    The "fun" part is that the major hurdle at this point is actually the current review system and porting its 7 fields, 4 ratings fields, pros, cons and a summary, to a new review system. I do not trust myself as the MariaDB guru to do this.
     

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    Looks like a great start to me!
     
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  3. mekky

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    Looking nice :)

    At the moment though, looks like there's an issue with the code and actual display of images (they do load, and you can right click view image, however not being rendered on page. Tested against Safari/Chrome/Firefox).
     
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    yup images aren't loading for me

    upload_2017-4-18_10-9-58.png
     
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    Same no images with mobile Android using chrome.
     
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    >tfw you open the site on a desktop and it thinks you're mobile?

    [​IMG]

    And yes, I checked zoom was set to normal. :D

    Edit: to give a sense of scale, on a 1080p monitor with normal scaling in Windows...that top picture took up more than my entire screen space...heh
     
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    Caching reset. Seems to not have translated well into the live site.
     
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    heh, fun times. Seems to be 100% fine today. :)
     
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    @Patrick gotta say the new site is a lot smoother to use for me, experiencing fewer issues, the cache is a bit snappier so far as well. Great job! Really happy with it.
     
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