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Continual improvement

Postby Steven » September 21st, 2009, 7:20 pm

G'day AusBonsaiers,

We all strive to continually improve our bonsai and we have the same philosophy for AusBonsai.com.

We are currently embarking on multiple exciting projects to enhance your experience at AusBonsai and to make this happen we need your help :!:
2 Project teams have recently been created to assist with specific enhancements to the site.

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If you feel you would like to get involved with these ongoing and future projects, please register your interest by sending me a PM outlining your particular skills or interests.
The most important thing we are seeking is members who are passionate about Australian bonsai and AusBonsai.

I look forwards to hearing from you.

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Re: Continual improvement

Postby Bretts » September 22nd, 2009, 8:19 am

Noticed a few members colours have changed well done guys at working at making this place better ;)
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Re: Continual improvement

Postby BoNZai » September 25th, 2009, 8:26 am

Gidday Steven,

There seems to be a lot of empty space on some of the post pages of some threads because the post is only one or a few sentences. The empty space ids being created by the avitar, tool roll and membership info displayed on the right hand side of the post in a vertical way.

If this information would be displayed above the post in a horizontal manner, you could have more posts per page and have a lot less pages on the site.
i think this would improve general navigation of the site.

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Re: Continual improvement

Postby Kenji B » April 14th, 2013, 9:18 am

Gidday Steven,

There seems to be a lot of empty space on some of the post pages of some threads because the post is only one or a few sentences. The empty space ids being created by the avitar, tool roll and membership info displayed on the right hand side of the post in a vertical way.

If this information would be displayed above the post in a horizontal manner, you could have more posts per page and have a lot less pages on the site.
i think this would improve general navigation of the site.

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I agree! Not to complain or anything but reading through posts can get a bit frustrating since there appears to be lots of empty space after some peoples comments. Took me a little bit to figure out the reason. Also having browsed ausbonsai mostly on a handheld device screenspace is valuable! Just my :2c:
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Re: Continual improvement

Postby kcpoole » April 14th, 2013, 10:11 am

Kenji B wrote:
Gidday Steven,

There seems to be a lot of empty space on some of the post pages of some threads because the post is only one or a few sentences. The empty space ids being created by the avitar, tool roll and membership info displayed on the right hand side of the post in a vertical way.

If this information would be displayed above the post in a horizontal manner, you could have more posts per page and have a lot less pages on the site.
i think this would improve general navigation of the site.

regards

BoNZai


I agree! Not to complain or anything but reading through posts can get a bit frustrating since there appears to be lots of empty space after some peoples comments. Took me a little bit to figure out the reason. Also having browsed ausbonsai mostly on a handheld device screenspace is valuable! Just my :2c:


Thanks for the feedback Kenji
Re the mobile device, if you use Tapatalk rather then a web browser, you do not see the spaces.

I use tapatalk on my phone and tablet and it works good.

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Re: Continual improvement

Postby lackhand » April 14th, 2013, 10:41 am

Well somebody has to disagree, might as well be me. :whistle:

While I agree that the dead space can be annoying, I have visited forums where the user info and such are horizontally above the post, and I feel like that just makes it harder to read without really solving the space issue. Plus it makes it more difficult to view the relevant details of the poster when you have to scroll back up. I also browse with my phone or iPad quite a bit without using tapatalk, and I prefer it like it is.

An alternate solution might be to reduce the height allowed for avatars.
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Re: Continual improvement

Postby Kenji B » April 14th, 2013, 12:13 pm

An alternate solution might be to reduce the height allowed for avatars.


:yes:

That is all :wave:


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Re: Continual improvement

Postby thoglette » April 14th, 2013, 8:43 pm

lackhand wrote:An alternate solution might be to reduce the height allowed for avatars.


+1. Along with limiting size/content of signatures. (As done on other blogs)

If people really want BIG STUFF then we can apply the same technology as used in attachments - click through to the full size object.
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Re: Continual improvement

Postby kcpoole » April 14th, 2013, 9:01 pm

thoglette wrote:
lackhand wrote:An alternate solution might be to reduce the height allowed for avatars.


+1. Along with limiting size/content of signatures. (As done on other blogs)


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Re: Continual improvement

Postby hugh grant » April 14th, 2013, 9:55 pm

the thing i love about reading through this forum is the open space it has rather than being busy and crammed like other forums. its alot easier on the eyes and feels a lot cleaner, im happy with the way it is :tu:

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Re: Continual improvement

Postby Jason » April 15th, 2013, 1:11 pm

My one suggestion would be a way to rate informative threads. So when we search for them, the higher rated threads show up first. It would be great to have the quality threads showing up in the search, rather then having to sift through them all to find the thread that contains the gold :)
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Re: Continual improvement

Postby k2bonsai » April 15th, 2013, 1:59 pm

To be honest, why not just get rid of the avatars anyway?
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