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#31 Eddy

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 05:46 AM

Nice to see these are back up again! I do kinda miss the long list of all the members in the leaderboards rather than just a Top 10 of each category so I can kinda see where I am on each list :P (unless there is a way to see that and I just missed it somewhere)

 

Edit: And as I say that, I realise how much of an idiot I am to not realise the OP is also updated too. Go me :P


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#32 Sheik

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 08:10 AM

Getting lots of 404s on about everything. : /



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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:38 AM

Getting lots of 404s on about everything. : /


Hmmm. Everything works for me at the moment. Is there a chance you're using an old bookmark to the archives page? I recently removed archives-digest.html and trying to access it would definitely give you a 404.

Other than that, it may just be my host that's finicky. Hopefully it will pass soon.

#34 Sheik

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 12:37 PM

I get directed here:

http://sotw.elfracta...ves-digest.html

and here:

https://dl.dropboxus...iles/Sheik.html

both of which are 404s for me.



#35 Anthus

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 05:39 PM

I can confirm. First page Sheik posted won't load at all and page two 404s.

#36 nicklegends

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 09:33 PM

The links in this topic's first post should be up to date... If they're not sending you to these pages, something is messed up:

http://sotw.elfracta...ives-page1.html

http://sotw.elfracta...rds-digest.html

http://sotw.elfracta...aderboards.html

Either way, sorry for the confusion.
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#37 Avataro

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Posted 12 March 2017 - 07:32 AM

Oh, looks like the archive uses pages now. Talking about the first link in the first post. I liked being able to scroll down endlessly, but now you have to manually click through the pages :( Is there an option to show more on one page?


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#38 nicklegends

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:03 PM

Could you maybe split the older archives into different chunks by year, or something similar? That way, if someone wanted to navigate through older SotW entries, they wouldn't have to scroll through a whole gigantic page...

Oh, looks like the archive uses pages now. [...] I liked being able to scroll down endlessly, but now you have to manually click through the pages :( Is there an option to show more on one page?


OK, you two have to duke it out.. :P

I appreciate the feedback, but I would prefer to keep the archives divided into pages as they are right now. The monolithic page had big demands on both the client (because it was a large page that took some time to load) and the server (because it asked for 600+ images at once).

Admittedly, the page system is inconvenient for viewing SotWs at the middle of the contest's history because of how many clicks it takes to get there. I'll consider ways of making this navigation a little simpler.

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Posted 15 May 2017 - 04:33 AM

Admittedly, the page system is inconvenient for viewing SotWs at the middle of the contest's history because of how many clicks it takes to get there. I'll consider ways of making this navigation a little simpler.

i'm not sure how much this would alleviate the problem of reducing clicks, but it might be a bit easier to navigate if pages were separated by chronology rather than x number of entries?  for example, Q1 2013, Q2 2013 etc.  whatever method of chronological separation would work best for the size of pages you want... i used quarters of years as an example because i think that'd be about 12 SotWs per page, which seems reasonable (looks like it already has 12 per page as-is), but you can play around a bit with the size if you want more or less SotWs per page.

 

it also might help alleviate clicks if next to the page navigation were a dropdown box with all the pages so you could quickjump to a page. (in addition to the older, oldest etc links that are already there) that'd also help you get to pages in the middle a lot easier...


Edited by Rambly, 15 May 2017 - 04:33 AM.

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