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Old 12-23-2008, 10:31 PM View Post #1 (Link) Navigation Update (12/23/08)
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This has been in the works for a while now, but YWO now has a brand new look at the top of the site. It's been nagging me for a while, so this definitely clears my mind. The mean reason was to turn down the number of links that were rarely used (and there were a LOT), and make navigation easier.

Hit Refresh if it's not showing properly.

A lot of the squares with images at the top are drop-down menus. You'll find most of your frequently used links (New Posts, Critiques Needed, Members List, Edit Profile) under one of their drop-down menus.

You can now search from any page on the site without needing to open a search box (right side). Click "Options" to do an advanced search.


Lastly, posts have been changed a bit as well. You can now get a link to your post's place in a thread by clicking the "(Link)" in the top-right corner. To view the post on its own page, click "View Post".

If you have any questions or concerns, please post them here.
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Old 12-23-2008, 10:37 PM View Post #2 (Link)
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Gah, that confused me so much when I first noticed it, I thought something was wrong with the site. Thanks for clearing that up.
Anyways, don't know if I like this one better or not.... I"ll give it some time though.
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Old 12-23-2008, 10:52 PM View Post #3 (Link)
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The format is confusing, but maybe that's because I'm not used to it.
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Old 12-23-2008, 10:54 PM View Post #4 (Link)
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Originally Posted by Diocletian View Post
The format is confusing, but maybe that's because I'm not used to it.
It's actually not too different from what it was. Everything's in pretty much the same place, minus the links that used to be on the bottom bar.

I got the approval of several people before doing it, so it wasn't a spontaneous move.
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Old 12-23-2008, 10:57 PM View Post #5 (Link)
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I prefer this style. It's a lot more organised.

Though it did freak me out when it came up. I thought my computer had spazzed or something.
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Old 12-23-2008, 11:23 PM View Post #6 (Link)
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I found everything before you posted this, it wasn't hard .

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Though it did freak me out when it came up. I thought my computer had spazzed or something.
Me too.

This is awesome, by the way, Andy.
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Old 12-23-2008, 11:24 PM View Post #7 (Link)
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^That's what I thought at first.
It was a little confusing but now I get it so I like this style better. It'll make it easier for newbs to find stuff around here
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What I don't like about this site is that there isn't enough social drama.
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Old 12-23-2008, 11:25 PM View Post #8 (Link)
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Originally Posted by Nyx View Post
^That's what I thought at first.
It was a little confusing but now I get it so I like this style better. It'll make it easier for newbs to find stuff around here
Yes! If any newb from now on asks where writing should be posted....
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Old 12-23-2008, 11:28 PM View Post #9 (Link)
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^haha.
Wait but I can't find where "Today's Posts" are?
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Old 12-23-2008, 11:29 PM View Post #10 (Link)
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In the Forum drop down thing.
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