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"Newest Releases" on Front Page

08-14-2009, 05:21 AM
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"Newest Releases" on Front Page

I've added another sidebar forum column on the front page called "Newest Releases".

This is meant to provide more exposure to the new games that are released, as it's getting harder to find the new threads when they are competing with all the existing threads for established games.

This is simply a list of threads time-ordered by thread start date. So the newest threads appear near the top, and they don't get bumped.

arn
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08-14-2009, 09:09 AM
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Its sorta sucks because its in the way

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08-14-2009, 09:30 AM
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I like the idea. It will give more games much more exposure on the site. Nice.

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08-14-2009, 09:45 AM
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Its sorta sucks because its in the way
what do you mean by that? anyways, i think is cool...

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08-14-2009, 06:56 PM
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great idea Arn - If I haver a busy day at wrk I used to miss stuff that got knocked down by all the established threads

"Newest Releases" will be first port of call thanks!
08-14-2009, 09:49 PM
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Is it possible to set up the new release thread into an RSS feed?...
That would be awesome!

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08-14-2009, 10:03 PM
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Originally Posted by 1337brian View Post
Is it possible to set up the new release thread into an RSS feed?...
That would be awesome!
each forum has an RSS feed

feed://forums.toucharcade.com/external.php?type=RSS2&forumids=2

arn
08-14-2009, 10:22 PM
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Originally Posted by arn View Post
each forum has an RSS feed

feed://forums.toucharcade.com/external.php?type=RSS2&forumids=2

arn
Cool! I didn't know that, I've just had the frontpage RSS feed, and while it's informative, I understand it can only change so much, this should help me keep up on things, thx!

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08-15-2009, 12:13 AM
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I like it

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08-15-2009, 01:19 AM
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Yup. This makes it all the more important to keep only releases in the release section of the forum

If anyone sees any misplaced thread, kindly use the little red triangle on the top right corner of the misplaced post to report it

Thanks!!

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