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Pick a paper, any other paper....Tampa, Houston, Chicago.....then try to tell me that this format is even close to usable. DO SOMETHING ABOUT THE PRINT. YOU CAN'T READ IT. WHY BOTHER TO PUT ON LINE IF YOU CAN'T READ IT!!!! The Avatars are minute...might as well just get rid of them. No pictures on the blogs. NO ORGANIZATION!!!! This is a joke. Just remove the whole thing and don't bother. It's not worth the effort.
Can you also move the most recent comments to the top?
maryann - There is currently not a page with a list of all recent comments, that is something we will have in the future.
the new site looks great, i love it
if it helps move on the trash blogs some, that's a good thing
I was looking for a "discussions page" with all the latest comments. Am I missing it? What do I look under, or is that no longer existing?
VA- I know you had to change as the other guys went out of business.
This will certainly take time to get used to. Glad to know that enhancements can be made.
AHHHHHHHHHH! Change. It's like everything has changed.
Not real thrilled with the new layout...but am willing to give it some time. As long as the drop down ad doesn't pop up everytime I switch pages...I'm willing to adapt.
I was doing this test in response to a request by someone who wanted me to remove a comment they made by accident. Since their comment was not a violation, I did not want to delete it and have that red violation message appear next to their profile pic.
My picture is there because it was my own comment I deleted, on purpose, so this user would not have this scarlet letter-type message left next to their name when their comment was removed. I also tested it out on my blog with a test account. Seems like if we delete a comment, the user's avatar and profile name stays, with that message shaded in red. This is something I'd like to see change, don't really care for that red box when comments are removed, violation or not.
See, I'm not that much of a forum police, am I? :)
LBB - I am interested to hear why you think I am the forum police. I have yet to delete any comments on this site, except for my own, as you can see if you scroll up above. I deleted one of my own comments as a test for how users can delete their own comments.
Like any change, it will take some getting used to. Enough with the pastels, however. I feel like I'm at Bed, Bath & Beyond for God's sake.
Umm, don't you think you could have worded this better?
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Now that is funny, lol
Half my screen is a huge ad for following the staff on Twitter...I don't want to follow you on twitter, I want to follow the comments on the stories.
One more thing, if some of you are still noticing that roll down ad on the home page each time you refresh, you may need to clear out your cookies. The ad only showed up once for me on Firefox, but on Internet Explorer, I had to switch to my default settings for cookies and clear them out. After that I only saw the ad once and that was it.
well i must admit i didnt know whether this was the victoria advocate or not when my browser finished loading. everything looks ok, it'll take a while before i can find everything but i think this was actually a good move.
Just getting rid of the rolling pop-up ad was a good start. Nothing more annoying than reading the headlines and having the whole page shift up and down. I’ll take the “wait and see” approach before I make final judgment on the web site change. It takes a while to get the bugs out after a conversion. X
Anyway, If you have a blog entry you want to edit you can click on the blog entry, and right under your profile name you should see a link to "Edit this entry."
Currently there is not a way to DELETE a blog, but in that same option to edit a blog, you can save your entry as a draft. This takes it out of public view.
On the YouTube embed, did you copy the embed code from the YouTube page? Not the HTML code, but the embed code. Let me know how that works and if you still have problems with your video.
The blog posted by Chris was moved out of the From Us portion of the blog listings, that is why you don't see it there. The From Us section features only reader blogs, not staff.
If you have a blog you want to edit you can click on the blog entry, and right under your profile name you should see a link to "Edit this entry."
How do I delete or edit my blog? Why didn't my youtube video show up on my blog? I also like to see how many hits/responses a blog has got.
Well, like all new things, there is an adjustment period. We have to get familiar with it. So far, I dislike it. Just cause it looks different, I guess. It still have that annoying, page-rolling, pop-up advertisement...lol. I'll adjust.....I think. :o)
If i am being honest Chris I dont care for it a bit. I liked it much better the other way. This site just fustrates me. Sorry. :(