I may be a tad bit biased but I love the new look and here's why:
- The debate title is emphasized
- The winning position is rewarded
- More details are available without a page refresh
- Active and New debate get more love
- The scoreboard gives much-deserved props to the most active users
- The blog is integrated
Side: Love It
I love the new front page. It's much cleaner and easier to navigate. I especially like the "Active Debates" portion of the site where you can see what debates have some new activity, even if they are older debates that have been stale for a while. Great job CreateDebate!
Side: Love It
I absolutely love it !!! Kudos to the people who were involved in its design. My eyes aren't quite used to it yet but they will be soon. I love the hot topics at the bottom. I also love the direct connect to what's going on at CD. I'm not certain of the leader-board yet...I think it's making me nervous because my face is on top staring at me....lol.
The only thing I can possibly suggest at this point it to think about going back to listing the alerts for people on each page they are using at present so one doesn't always have to go back to the home page to check on activity and such.
A job well done everyone!
Side: Takes a blink or two to get used to it
Very nice layout, but...
When you click ">> View more popular debates" and the other links with this function, it should slide out, to show everything right away and without reloading the page, that way you could easily flip through everything. The current method, clicking and taking you to the old page layout, is counter-productive. I would be completely fine with abolishing the old tiled layout all together.
I like it though, a step forward in usability and aesthetic appreciation.
Excellent. I've been using the front page a lot, and it seems to work well. Things that are at the bottom of the page as new, move up to active, and then up to popular. It's a really interesting workflow, but still, if you're hanging out on the front page you may only see like 5 debates ever. This is why I was saying it would be nice to have these panes slide out to show a more full selection, then if you really want to dig around you can do that still w/ the older tiled pages. I'm glad those are being done with though, keep up the good work!
Side: Love It
I like the new front page...easy to navigate....I like the hot subject matter...BUT...there is always a but with me...LOL
I think the title should be bigger...it is sort of lost on the page makes me wonder if I am on the front page.
As most of you know, if you have ever been to BabyBoomerAdvisorClub (BBAC) I am more of a magazine style blog...I love pictures and am pretty eclectic.
But I do think the title should be more pronounced. Look at it from a new persons stance...or birds eye.
Well, there you have it you asked for my opinion and as you know, I am not one to hold back .
Since I haven't gotten the opportunity, I do want to mention that I am still so very happy, with the Election...I hope you'all are too.
Southern smiles and world peace,
~The Baby Boomer Queen~
Side: I like it a lot but
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