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New Site - feedback pls

Postby Loz » Mon Oct 14, 2013 4:36 pm

Hi All,

Here's the temporary url for the new site, let me know what you think and if there's anything you'd like to see, it's an image so you'll need to type it into a browser manually.

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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby Moon » Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:15 pm

What's new guv? :S
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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby barry52 » Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:48 pm

Hi

It,s good that you can view all swords on one page rather than multiple pages.

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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby conner » Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:18 pm

Have to mirror moons answer
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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby Loz » Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:40 pm

ok . . .

Each product now has a more info button - that takes you into an expanded page for that product with more detailed description, more images, imbedded videos, related products, customer reviews, the abilty to like the product on facebook/google (obviously a lot of this additional content will be added over time but the basic site structure is in place)

and as Barry has pointed out, you can now display up to 50 items per page and larger images now open in the same window rather than a separate one
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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby liquidator96 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:59 pm

I really like the new site, more views, more details, you can add posts to Facebook & Google+ with links, I even added my Review of my Deluxe Folded Katana, minus photos and I'm just awaiting approval before its posted, although this is just a test/preview so I don't expect it to go up, but having that feature available just helps with you buying decision in my humble opinion.
Overall I'd say it was a great improvement & should be implemented.

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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby Mellony » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:00 pm

Hi Lawrence

A few tweaks that should be simple enough:

1 - You're loosing a lot of vertical screen space to the "Products per Page" option - may i suggest moving that next to the page numbers in the upper right:

Before:

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After:

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2 - The product detail page wastes a lot of valuable screen space - especially on tall product images, would be wise to detect wide vs tall product images (2 lines in php using GD2) then adapt the layout accordingly:

Before:

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After:

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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby Loz » Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:41 pm

Mel - are you available for some php coding ?
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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby Mellony » Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:58 pm

Loz wrote:Mel - are you available for some php coding ?


Only at weekends at the moment - rarely free weekdays.
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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby Geordie Ross » Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:18 pm

That second product detail page is excellent, would love to see that.
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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby liquidator96 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:13 pm

I concur, Mel's suggestions are a great tweek, :D

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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby Loz » Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:38 am

great tweaks, so adding those for sure. you can add reviews now if you like - they will show on the finished site
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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby Lone Wolf » Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:32 pm

reviews are good and likes, more info is always good

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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby daveh » Sat Feb 01, 2014 10:21 am

I must be something wrong. the ip address finds a car business in New York called Bosch. Er!!?? :oops:

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Re: New Site - feedback pls

Postby the blade master » Sat Feb 01, 2014 12:40 pm

hi
nowt wrong with the ip address at the date first used oct last year
as it was a temporary one then the new sites now getting a few new tweaks
before we get to use it properly
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