Road.cc new look discussion thread

by bikeboy76   October 4, 2013  

Its new, blue, and not instantly off putting; I might get to like it.
Though comments now take up much more room; my scrolling finger might get tired.

argg.. and if you click on the recent comments it takes you to the thread not the comment itself.

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Caroline Dodgson wrote:
Not sure why there is a distinction between tech and reviews as headers, as the tech page has reviews on it too?

because tech isn't just reviews?

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7039 posts]
7th October 2013 - 17:10

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I like it. Really strong and fresh. Good work.

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posted by Low Speed Wobble [137 posts]
7th October 2013 - 17:54

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As of today I can't see any of the content of the Home page, News, reviews etc. on my iPad although yesterday the new look site looked pretty good.

Help!

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posted by shay cycles [169 posts]
7th October 2013 - 18:52

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Bit of a theme snafu earlier but should be back now, or on its way Smile

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7039 posts]
7th October 2013 - 19:11

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Now it's all back and looks' good!

Well done Roadcc

Shay

posted by shay cycles [169 posts]
7th October 2013 - 19:59

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"You are not allowed to post new content in the forum."

Am I barred?! Crying Anyone else seeing this message a the top of the forum? I was looking to create a new topic.

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posted by sm [329 posts]
7th October 2013 - 20:56

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erm, yeah. let me kick the cogs (again) Nerd

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7039 posts]
7th October 2013 - 21:25

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you should still be able to:

http://road.cc/node/add/forum

even though it says you can't

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7039 posts]
7th October 2013 - 21:26

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Dave Atkinson wrote:
you should still be able to:

http://road.cc/node/add/forum

even though it says you can't

Sounds like the "mother mode" plugin has been installed!

Ah yes, that worked although I couldn't choose the forum category so assume it's gone into a third dimension? http://road.cc/content/forum/96004-help-overtraining-advice-resting

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posted by sm [329 posts]
7th October 2013 - 21:41

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should be able to add stuff again now. and choose a forum sections.

bloody websites, i dunno

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7039 posts]
7th October 2013 - 21:47

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Dave Atkinson wrote:
should be able to add stuff again now. and choose a forum sections.

Bingo, thank you. And sorry for dragging you onto the late shift!

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posted by sm [329 posts]
7th October 2013 - 21:52

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I'M ALWAYS HERE. ALWAYS.

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7039 posts]
7th October 2013 - 22:03

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One request, if you hover over the 'Forum' link in the navigation bar can it show a drop down of the various forum's available? I generally frequent one or two at most and dislike clicking, being able to hover then choose my forum would speed things up.

Also... no like button for the person opening the thread? What if you really like that comment? Smile

posted by drheaton [3350 posts]
8th October 2013 - 13:46

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If you're taking personal requests, as it seems you are, could you provide a small macchiato coffee when I come to the site first thing in the morning please? Laughing

posted by fatsimonstan [26 posts]
8th October 2013 - 14:32

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Good new look - big improvement on mobile devices.

But! There's this big "Go to: select a section" list box under the header but it has no "Go" button so is basically wasted space (do people really still trust random websites with script execution permission? Seems like a good way to get your browser infected); the reviews section link in the footer gets redirected back to the front page; and the second time you load a page, the article body and comment texts are missing.

I hope they're just teething problems and will be smoothed over soon.

posted by a.jumper [655 posts]
9th October 2013 - 10:32

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Could you please make the Fantasy Cycling link not open a new window?

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posted by netclectic [104 posts]
12th October 2013 - 18:50

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Because of the inability to see last post column I mentioned before I've stuck with the m.road.cc version on my phone. However, now, on the news stories, I get all the set up wording every time I open one.

For e.g.: main pic node, carousel number, blah blah blah.

Anyone else?

posted by Super Domestique [1506 posts]
13th October 2013 - 12:03

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On some pages I loose the last three letters from posts. Other are perfectly fine.

posted by Yorkshie Whippet [208 posts]
14th October 2013 - 15:18

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Super Domestique wrote:
Because of the inability to see last post column I mentioned before I've stuck with the m.road.cc version on my phone. However, now, on the news stories, I get all the set up wording every time I open one.

For e.g.: main pic node, carousel number, blah blah blah.

Anyone else?

Any update on either of these?

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16th October 2013 - 15:51

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What are the differences with the options Responsive and Full Width at the top of then page. Have tried both and I can't see anything different Thinking

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18th October 2013 - 15:19

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Marauder wrote:
What are the differences with the options Responsive and Full Width at the top of then page. Have tried both and I can't see anything different Thinking

tried both on what kind of platform? if it's a desktop, they won't do anything

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7039 posts]
18th October 2013 - 16:03

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Desktop yes, thanks for clarification.

posted by Marauder [235 posts]
18th October 2013 - 17:03

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The like button is an obvious boon.

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posted by Raleigh [1725 posts]
18th October 2013 - 17:20

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I approve! Love Struck Big Grin

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19th October 2013 - 7:50

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Chaps I went to start a thread on the retirement of Kloden but am being given the message that I'm not allowed to post new threads in any forum.

What's up with that?

posted by Super Domestique [1506 posts]
24th October 2013 - 15:58

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Super Domestique wrote:
Chaps I went to start a thread on the retirement of Kloden but am being given the message that I'm not allowed to post new threads in any forum.

What's up with that?

dunno. fixed now tho

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7039 posts]
24th October 2013 - 22:03

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Thanks Dave.

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25th October 2013 - 8:07

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Just noticed: when you hover over images on the front page, "Buyers_Guide" has an underscore in the middle. Is that deliberate?

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posted by Gizmo_ [642 posts]
29th October 2013 - 22:25

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Gizmo_ wrote:
Just noticed: when you hover over images on the front page, "Buyers_Guide" has an underscore in the middle. Is that deliberate?

nah. it's on the fix list though Wink

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7039 posts]
29th October 2013 - 22:38

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It's maybe more 'modern' visually, however I don't find it as intuitive as previous incarnations and find it all feels a bit tabloid. I feel any upgrade should bring more than aesthetics and I am yet to find it with the new site.

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1st November 2013 - 0:36

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