Minor "Board index" link suggestion

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Add board link to the forum tab and change logo link to the homepage?

Poll ended at Wed Apr 22, 2009 7:44 pm

Yes
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No
1
17%
Just add forum tab link
1
17%
 
Total votes: 6

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Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by Dreamer » Tue Apr 14, 2009 10:51 pm

The "Forum" tab (between Credits and Contact) has no link when it's active. It would be nice to go to board index when clicking this 'tab', if possible...
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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by statm1 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:04 am

Well the general consensus was that if your already there then it shouldn't have a link. Especially since the Board index link works in the breadcrumb bar no matter where you are and takes you to the index. But if you have a good reason to include a link there as well.. By all means let us know.
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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by André » Wed Apr 15, 2009 2:59 am

...and the big Avant Browser logo at the top.
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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by statm1 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 3:04 am

Oh yep.. Totally forgot that one.
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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by addonsfan » Wed Apr 15, 2009 3:31 am

This is just my opinion, but I think the logo shouldn't have a link, and the tab should... Just because it seems (to me atleast) more formal.

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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by statm1 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 3:43 am

The logo has a link because that is how all phpBB(the forum software) styles do it. The logo is always a link back to the root of the forum.
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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by Dreamer » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:06 pm

I tend to click the Forum tab very often, because it works like that on other sites, for example:

http://forum.zive.cz/
http://www.skystar2.info/smf/index.php?action=forum

I'm not sure what is the standard even though.
statm1 wrote:The logo has a link because that is how all phpBB(the forum software) styles do it. The logo is always a link back to the root of the forum.
Not always. :wink:

http://forum.freecommander.com/
http://newsgroup.xnview.com/

...and I think it's better to go to the homepage.
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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by bksening » Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:18 pm

I agree with:
statm1 wrote:Especially since the Board index link works in the breadcrumb bar no matter where you are and takes you to the index.
All phpBB forums have the breadcrumb trail. I tend to click the first breadcrumb link to go to the forum index because it's always there, and because it works like that on all sites.

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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by statm1 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:45 pm

I've added a poll to the topic.. Please vote.. At the end of 7 days from now we will decide.
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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by bigC » Wed Apr 15, 2009 8:29 pm

Whoa... bigC just had a brainstorm.

Now that Orca is out of beta & we're supporting 2 apps... How about redesigning the whole header and have tabs that link to the forum, blog, and wiki. Then make a matching header for the blog & wiki pages. Maybe also incorporate links to both the Avant & Orca homepages.

Sound like a good idea? Would you be up for it Matt?

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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by statm1 » Wed Apr 15, 2009 9:20 pm

Actually Steven, a plan to move the forum over to a whole new Avant Force site has already been on the books since way before orcabrowser.com was put up. Things have just stalled is all. The blog looks like orcabrowser.com because both avantforce.com and orcabrowser.com were originally supposed to have the same theme. The blog might change when development of avantforce.com starts again(and i dont know when that will be).

But, the idea to add new tabs to ab.com and the forum, is one we hadn't thought of and is a pretty good idea.
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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by bksening » Wed Apr 15, 2009 10:09 pm

statm1 wrote:Actually Steven, a plan to move the forum over to a whole new Avant Force site has already been on the books since way before orcabrowser.com was put up.
Excellent! I was thinking myself that the forum header should say Avant Force!
statm1 wrote:The blog might change when development of avantforce.com starts again(and i dont know when that will be).
I look forward to the avantforce.com website being completed!

You already have http://blog.avantforce.com and http://wiki.avantforce.com

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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by Dreamer » Sat Apr 25, 2009 5:38 pm

OK, poll ended, the results are 4-1-1, but only 6 votes. Do you plan to add/change the links now?
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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by statm1 » Sat Apr 25, 2009 7:57 pm

Yes Dreamer, Ill change/add the links. I just forgot.
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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by addonsfan » Sat Apr 25, 2009 8:15 pm

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<li>><a href="http://forum.avantbrowser.com"><img alt="" src="./styles/avantbrowser/theme/images/forum2.png" /></a></li>
Ooops, you have an ">", causing a gap.

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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by statm1 » Sat Apr 25, 2009 8:17 pm

All fixed now.. Thanks.
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Re: Minor "Board index" link suggestion

Post by Dreamer » Sat Apr 25, 2009 10:46 pm

Oh, thank you! :)
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