This update focuses primarily on the news section and bug fixes.
- Revamped news search engine.
- News search results now have a paginator when exceeding 10 results.
- Inline images in news items will now display thumbnails to improve page load times.
- Cover art featured in the news section will be hosted on BBMA from now on.
- Embedded Bandcamp and Soundcloud players will now inherit active theme colors.
- Removed obsolete sources for some news items.
- Updated how Related News finds matches.
- Hidden large sharing options for Site News with no image.
- The option to order by country is now hidden when all search results are for the same band.
- Updated BBMA icons and favicons for compatibility with all major browsers and devices.
- Removed Top 10 sidebox to improve page load times.
- Changed demonym "US" to "U.S." where appropriate.
- The news archive search filter is now case insensitive.
- Removed obsolete embedded players in some old news items.
- Recovered missing album cover art for several news items.
- Searching for "v:28" now displays correct results (for reals this time).
- Fixed bug causing poll cookies not being set.
- Fixed date bug on news navigation.
- Fixed missing navigation on singular news search results.
- Fixed issue where related news wasn't matching correctly.
- Fixed link redirect issue on lower news paginator.
- Fixed paginator bug when dealing with exactly 14 pages.
- Fixed issue with blank news tags on some news items.
- Fixed styling issue for news tags that occupy more than one line.
- Fixed contrast / design on some old news item images.
- Fixed height issue with embedded Bandcamp players on some news items.
- Fixed issue with page title and page description on sharing options.
- Fixed number format on search result numbers.
- Fixed inconsistent duration format on some albums.
- Fixed keyword inconsistency for bands with foreign secondary names.
- Fixed inconsistency with some Top 100 / Top 250 albums and their corresponding rank.
- Fixed font size issue for "Best of" awards for countries with long names.
- Fixed incorrect order when sorting albums by country.
Last edited by Imperator on 11th April, 2021 @ 01:25 UTC
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