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# the front page has changed - 600px wide pictures
and also responsive on mobile - please add any feedback / problems to this thread to we can see it.

And thanks to Ferret for this work!

Check out the front page.

We also plan to make other areas of the site easier to use on mobile too.
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:31, archived)
# I can't get my phone to check, because a cat is sitting on me
therefore I give it 0 stars
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:32, archived)
# much better on mobile, thank you
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:36, archived)
# good!
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:38, archived)
# Yay!
new front page buttons/links don't work on an old ipod touch.
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:37, archived)
# ooo yeah, just tried it on my htc one using chrome and i get the same problem
it does work fine on the inbuilt android browser though

edit - now working in chrome too, no idea what my phone's up to!
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:48, archived)
# Looks great, but I can't get the "show more from the best of the board" link to work
Nexus 4, Android 5.0.1
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 20:23, archived)
# Hmm I've handily got the same phone/OS
thanks for letting us know
edit: fixed!
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 23:20, archived)
# same phone same problem
Still not fixed :(

Edit: actually it is. Many thanks
(, Mon 6 Apr 2015, 9:43, archived)
# Wow, looks great!
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:46, archived)
# Looks good, cheers for not changing the 'feel' of it at the same time
People moan that the site looks dated but I'd much rather have grey stripes that load quickly than the 'Windows 8' layout that BBC News and everyone else now seem to be going for
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:54, archived)
# yes exactly
we don't want to change how it looks, just make it work a bit better considering that many people use a mixture of phones & tablets as well as desktop to look at websites these days.

Although I do wonder about font size - I'm writing this on a nice big monitor and the font size is a bit squinty
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:02, archived)
# Ctrl plus, sorted
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:07, archived)
# yeah thanks I do know how to change the font
just wonder if the default shouldn't be so small
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:10, archived)
# I agree.
Twitter Bootstrap, Endless AJAX scrolling...

Woo to Ferret!
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:49, archived)
# Ta!
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 12:28, archived)
# You truly are
the king of kings... excellent
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:54, archived)
# woohoo!
Of course if I'd known fucklift.co.uk was being built I could have just used their code.
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:39, archived)
# I was amsued that fucklift was modern enough to have the og:image stuff built in
so it posted on Facebook with a nice little screenshot
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:48, archived)
# I still have no clue what the hell it's all about!
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:51, archived)
# You'll be hearing from my lawyers...
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 15:28, archived)
# I should probably look into that for b3ta
we could goatse everyone on the sly
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 12:21, archived)
# we deffo should stick in stuff like og:image
less keen on goatse for obvious enough reasons
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 12:30, archived)
# og:image?
I've just tried to find out what og:image is. I gave up at "rich object in a social graph".

I think I'm getting old. I remember thinking the marquee tag was cool when it came out...
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 21:43, archived)
# Nice work :)
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:52, archived)
# This is change....
I don't approve of change.
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:39, archived)
# think of all those awful mobile phone users descending on the site
with their horrible greasy thumbs
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:49, archived)
# Stuff them!
I'm still rocking my Ericsson pf768!
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:56, archived)
# Fuck you Mr Futuristic.
I'm still on dial-up. 14.4K.
(, Mon 6 Apr 2015, 11:31, archived)
# Looks great on my phone
The menu button seems bloody mad though. 8 Fucklifts out of 10
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 10:50, archived)
# doesn't work on my mobile
but that's mainly because it's a bit shit and doesn't even have a camera
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 14:05, archived)
# Looks good and works well on a Windows 7 Nokia Lumia 710.
Vote Ferret.
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 15:29, archived)
# Dunno about feedback, but a minor problem that I've always found annoying...
Because replies have a standard indent, and the text wraps at the right edge, in a long argument the line length gets progressively shorter until it is an unreadable vertical line of single words, for example b3ta.com/board/11142523

I suppose the only way to combat this is to allow the text to widen the page when it gets to an indent of say 80% of screen width or something?

Or is it just me?!
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 21:30, archived)
# ^
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 21:53, archived)
# dunno
is it just not another creative challenge akin to squeezing your joke into 600px? or a haiku?

edit: you now get chucked out of the thread you've just read/replied to when logging in/out and are directed to the main board.
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 22:49, archived)
# ta! we're thinking about that now
it's always been an issue, hopefully we can do something about it
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 23:24, archived)
# I like it.
It is one of the many foibles of the website. It encourages a bit of imagination. Fuck these modern sites with their word wrapping.
(, Mon 6 Apr 2015, 11:32, archived)
# Not too good on a Motorola V235
...but then, nothing is. Actually, I'll admit, I haven't tried. Some things really aren't worth the effort.

Thank you so much for not making the site look rubbish for the non-mobile user, as seems to be the trend when going all responsive. Just look at the white space and lack of information on the BBC News website now.

Seriously, big big thank yous for that.
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 21:33, archived)
# Rubbish on a Honda Accord as well.
(, Mon 6 Apr 2015, 11:29, archived)
# I remember when optimizing GIFs in ImageReady with scanlines was practically an art form
Oh how far we have come!
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 21:55, archived)
# Just to say
for those weird ones among us using Windows Phone 8, it seems to be all fine and working.

(Which is odd, as Inept Explode - uhh IE tends to mangle every other webpage you throw at it.)
(, Wed 1 Apr 2015, 22:03, archived)
# I am getting little to no defintion on my crystal set
and am transmitting this on my grampohone
(, Thu 2 Apr 2015, 8:54, archived)
# Would you like a paper bag on your head?
(, Thu 2 Apr 2015, 10:07, archived)
# Ah, love that there is still life in the old dog but...
Change hurts. :(

/Oh aye, fair play, the responsive nonsense works on Windows phone here too.
(, Thu 2 Apr 2015, 15:45, archived)
# You need to update the FAQ. It still says 400px.
(, Mon 6 Apr 2015, 11:33, archived)
# Farcebook


The other link I was going to post has after about a year been flagged as dangerous??????????????????????????????

Here it is anyway, use at your own risk.


Committed farcebook suicide about 4 years ago THANK FUCK.

Big sweaty bollocks in my opinion.




Can you tell I don't like facebook!
(, Mon 6 Apr 2015, 17:14, archived)
# Nice job!
Forums could do with some love!
(, Tue 7 Apr 2015, 19:37, archived)