Posted by Imperator on 2nd August, 2016 @ 00:00 UTCBy Imperator on 02-08-2016 @ 00:00 UTC

This update focuses primarily on the news section and bug fixes.

General changes:

  • Revamped news search engine.


Minor changes:

  • 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.


Bug fixes:

  • 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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so the news will return soon? :)

Whent do you usually give ratings for more current albums?

@ Scott

SOON™

Can't wait!

I can't wait anymore

#6 By Iggys poppa (Archived) on
16th Apr, 2017 @ 02:17 UTC
16-04-2017

I DIED WAITING !

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