TONMO Enhancements

Discussion in 'The Octopus' Den' started by tonmo, May 28, 2012.

  1. tonmo

    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    Hi TONMOers - this week is our 12th Anniversary at TONMO! We introduced a few enhancements over the weekend to mark the occasion, detailed below. *THANKS* to all TONMO Staff, Supporters, members and fans for making TONMO the best cephalopod community IN THE WORLD

    :party:

    Summary of changes

    General:

    • Introduced the Activity Stream under "What's New" tab. This lets you see all the things that are new in one view (blogs, articles, album pics, etc.). "New Posts" is now a sub-menu item.
    • Updated the Android app in the Google Play store
    • Display Reputation in User Profiles, and notifications for reputation changes
    • added an Articles tab and dedicated page and emoved article navigation section from left margin of homepage.

    Forums:


    • Reordered Forum category listings on Forums page (Care, then Species, then Fossils, then Community, then Partners)
    • moved Ceph Care Ethics to Ceph Care forum category
    • moved Nautilus to become a sub-forum of Exotics & Rare Species
    • moved Education & Employment and Jana's Corner to become sub-forums under Culture
    • moved Cephalopod Fact Check to become a sub-forum under Physiology & Biology
    • made Ceph News Feeds a sub-forum under Octopus' Den
    • made Marine Conservation a sub-forum under Octopus' Den
    • moved Culture to the Our Community category
    • moved ID Requests to the Ceph Species category, and added a link to that forum from the Ceph Care category (i.e., it can be found in both places)
    • moved Physiology & Biology, Behavior & Intelligence and Diving & Ceph Encounters to the Cephalopod Species category
    • removed the Cephalopod Main category
    • moved Marketplace from Octopus' Den to Culture
    • shrunk the size of the forum icons.

    Albums:


    • added an "Albums" tab. The Gallery is for public-facing photos for all to see, and Albums can be viewed / browsed by members-only.
    • added random Album images to the homepage
    • updated the format for the Album pictures showing up at the bottom of the forum home page


    About Us:


    • added an About Us tab
    • updated formatting / cleaned up the Meet the Staff page
    • added a notice which displays to Senior Members reminding them to consider becoming a Supporter
     
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  2. Jean

    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Happy Birthday to TONMO! :glass:
     
  3. GPO87

    GPO87 Sepia elegans Staff Member Moderator

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    12 years! How fantastic! Here's to many more to come! :cheers:
     
  4. Terri

    Terri Sepia elegans Registered

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    Happy Anniversary Tonmo!! :cheers: I like all the changes Tony!
     
  5. Nancy

    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Congratulations on twelve great years! Thanks for making this possible, Tony!

    I like the changes, especially the Activity Stream.

    Nancy
     

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