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Offline zapiy

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New Site Frontend.
« on: January 09, 2018, 11:06:51 AM »
Ok, in order to speed up the process of getting our frontend back so we can start spreading retro news and content I am opening this up here for all of you to see..

Feddback and help wanted.

http://www.testarea.retrovideogamer.co.uk/wordpress/

Bare in mind still WIP but i want to more this along now.

Cheers
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Re: New Site Frontend.
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2018, 15:40:49 PM »
Ok, in order to speed up the process of getting our frontend back so we can start spreading retro news and content I am opening this up here for all of you to see..

Feddback and help wanted.

http://www.testarea.retrovideogamer.co.uk/wordpress/

Bare in mind still WIP but i want to more this along now.

Cheers
It's looking good!  What were we using for the frontend in early 2017?  Whatever it was, I liked it.  This is great too and I'm assuming it's easier to update.

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Re: New Site Frontend.
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2018, 19:08:06 PM »
I like the look of that. 

Going to the final frontier, gaming...

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Re: New Site Frontend.
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2018, 12:02:22 PM »
Looks good :)

The only thing I would say is that the slider at the top doesn't really add anything of any value to the site, and is part of the reason that it is taking upwards of 4 seconds to load the page.

What CSSIgniter theme are you using out of interest?

Also, it might be worth looking at the way games are listed within categories, as currently, they are in a blog archive, making the process of finding a specific game (in categories that have large lists of games) a pain in the rear.

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Re: New Site Frontend.
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2018, 16:58:31 PM »
Good point, how do I achieve what you said mate?
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Re: New Site Frontend.
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2018, 21:10:45 PM »
I am very experienced with upfront web design, by hand or via Wordpress. Let me know what you would need. Saw your Twitter post. Also very good with writing site dialog, basic markup, and CSS.
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Re: New Site Frontend.
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2018, 18:49:15 PM »
This http://www.testarea.retrovideogamer.co.uk/wordpress/ running seamlessly, able to allow me to assign certain members access to submit content.

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Re: New Site Frontend.
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2018, 21:25:47 PM »
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Good point, how do I achieve what you said mate?

What bit, the slider or the category bit?

How do you see people being able to add content, frontend or backend?

Have you created templates for blog posts where you are simply filling in raw content to or are you creating each blog page separately?

How would you want the games per category to be displayed?

Do you have any form of site structure plan you are working from?

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Re: New Site Frontend.
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2018, 21:37:57 PM »
The template is a review addon.

I'd like submissions from front and back ends.

Games listed in some alphabetical order.

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Re: New Site Frontend.
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2018, 19:47:58 PM »
If anyone wants to help with this I would love to start to get this sorted now.

Cheers
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Re: New Site Frontend.
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2018, 20:13:34 PM »
If you want to send me some images sizes and requests f what you want on them..get them in..I'm off the tail end of the weekend

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Re: New Site Frontend.
« Reply #11 on: February 19, 2018, 21:52:29 PM »
Looking good guys!
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