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Leave it where it is?

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Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by Ivan » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:38 am

Please put that thing at the bottom of the page, thank you...
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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by Ænima » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:46 am

https://zandronum.com/forum/search.php? ... nreadposts

i just have that^ as my Zandronum bookmark so that's the first thing i see

we're so inactive that i doubt anybody actually browses through the forums home page section by section anymore
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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by ARGENTVM » Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:22 am

Missing when it was Recent Topics as opposed to Unread Topics... Doubt that could be configured as a user preference of some sort. I don't tend to go through ALL unread topics and I'm not sure who else does either.
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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by Combinebobnt » Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:52 am

time to move to doomworld

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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by ZZYZX » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:46 pm

ARGENTVM wrote:Missing when it was Recent Topics as opposed to Unread Topics... Doubt that could be configured as a user preference of some sort. I don't tend to go through ALL unread topics and I'm not sure who else does either.
I'm using Active topics link at the top of the page. http://i.imgur.com/xsVYVKV.png
Additionally there's New posts.

What of these is corresponding to "Recent Topics"?

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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by Ivan » Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:22 pm

I'm just upset the placement was changed, I'm not looking for alternatives. It's too different from what I'm used to and to me, it's placement doesn't make sense in between other parts...
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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by ARGENTVM » Thu Mar 16, 2017 4:21 pm

ZZYZX wrote:
ARGENTVM wrote:Missing when it was Recent Topics as opposed to Unread Topics... Doubt that could be configured as a user preference of some sort. I don't tend to go through ALL unread topics and I'm not sure who else does either.
I'm using Active topics link at the top of the page. http://i.imgur.com/xsVYVKV.png
Additionally there's New posts.

What of these is corresponding to "Recent Topics"?
Active Topics would be the one (guess I meant recent posts oh well).
It would probably help if the "Zandronum" board style had those tabs at the top; I'm not sure where that theme places them.
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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by ZZYZX » Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:37 pm

ARGENTVM wrote:Active Topics would be the one (guess I meant recent posts oh well).
It would probably help if the "Zandronum" board style had those tabs at the top; I'm not sure where that theme places them.
Zandronum board style is pretty broken anyway. The green one should be default.

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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by Catastrophe » Thu Mar 16, 2017 8:00 pm

Yes please revert it. I liked it better at the bottom.
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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by Dark-Assassin » Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:06 am

I'll move it back if I get enough votes. I added a poll, so go vote people.

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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by Marcaek » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:54 am

Why was it changed at all? There's no benefit to moving the section.

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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by Razgriz » Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:04 am

I like that it's at the top, I see what I came to see in the first place which is the most active topics.

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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by Dark-Assassin » Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:53 am

Marcaek wrote:Why was it changed at all? There's no benefit to moving the section.
I was splitting up the plugin a few more times for the extra sections, then I thought that nobody sees it on the bottom, especially since there are links to the Unread Posts page at the top, so I moved it. The plugin's default position is there anyway. It'll also disappear if you have no unread posts.

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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by The Toxic Avenger » Sat Mar 18, 2017 4:27 am

Throw it to the bottom

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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by Empyre » Sat Mar 18, 2017 6:46 am

How about a compromise: put it both at the top and at the bottom? Then everybody is happy.
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Re: Unread Topics placement on forum

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Post by Dark-Assassin » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:55 am

Ok, it's moved back to the bottom now

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