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Maybe update the look of the website?

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The website functions very well and the look of it gets the job done, but I think the website could be more eye-catching. The logo is great but is so small it takes the viewer a second to find it. I think books bring out everyone's imagination and a more vividly colored website would depict our enthusiasm as readers, writers, and reviewers. Everything on the website functions great. A new look would help bring it the attention it deserves! :D
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Post by AbhyarnaAman »

I second you, but I don't want more colours on the website. I can't exatly say what's missing. Something makes the website look outdated and in need of renovation. Now I am comfortable with the layout, can't suggest to change it either.
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Post by MrsGreenApple »

I also feel like the page can be hard to navigate because there’s so many options. It has taken me quite a while to get familiarized with where everything is. I’m not sure on how this could be changed so sadly I’m not a lot of help in that but I just wanted to state that I agree.
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Post by AngelicG »

I would agree with the suggestion. It functions fine but can be a bit clunky. I don't have any smart ideas. A little more colour wouldn't hurt. But I also think the navigation options could be streamlined
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Post by Fasmin »

Oh yes, I totally agree with all of you. There's just something I can't put a finger on about the layout of this site. Like how the comments on the forum don't fit into the page perfectly, you could zoom it in to make it fit but that isn't exactly convenient. And the rest I think the whole website could get some redesigning, but keep some features that make online book club "online book club". You know this website has to have something unique about itself. Just preservethat; like the color pattern maybe. :eusa-think:
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Post by angelmuktar »

YES YES YES!!!
I completely agree with you! A little more color, expand the size of the logo, and overall make the site a little more eye-catching. The site is really great. However, when I first joined it took me a minute to enjoy the site. I personally feel like it is a bit dull.
Also, I think new members should have a tutorial of where everything is located because I had, and still have, some trouble trying to fin what I am looking for. I know they have a FAQ section but it is kind of confusing when someone is first starting out.
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Yes, I have been thinking this for a while. The website functions, but it took me a long while to figure it out. It seems that you have to go out of your way to access certain things. For example, when I get on the website, I have to first click some other page (forums or something) to see it I have any notifications because you can't be anywhere at all on the website to see that, you have to go to specific pages to find it. I also feel like there are too many options. It seems like it should be condensed. It does feel outdated, but it works well. An updated look would be nice. :-)
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Oh, I was also thinking it would be good if duplicate forum topics could be deleted because there are a lot of locked threads but they are just there. It seems it would be better to get rid of them after notifying the author of the thread that it is a duplicate and linking them to the original so that the forums are less cluttered. Just an idea :-D
(That is, the people in charge of the website would be able to delete them, not just anyone)
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Thea Frederick wrote: 12 Jan 2021, 11:39 Oh, I was also thinking it would be good if duplicate forum topics could be deleted because there are a lot of locked threads but they are just there. It seems it would be better to get rid of them after notifying the author of the thread that it is a duplicate and linking them to the original so that the forums are less cluttered. Just an idea :-D
(That is, the people in charge of the website would be able to delete them, not just anyone)
You can report those topics and a mod will delete/move them. :tiphat:
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gali wrote: 12 Jan 2021, 11:40
Thea Frederick wrote: 12 Jan 2021, 11:39 Oh, I was also thinking it would be good if duplicate forum topics could be deleted because there are a lot of locked threads but they are just there. It seems it would be better to get rid of them after notifying the author of the thread that it is a duplicate and linking them to the original so that the forums are less cluttered. Just an idea :-D
(That is, the people in charge of the website would be able to delete them, not just anyone)
You can report those topics and a mod will delete/move them. :tiphat:
Oh, very nice, thank you!
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Post by Monalisa626 »

I completely agree with you. The site is definitely in need of a revamp. Brighter colours would make users a bit more excited to be on the site. At the moment it looks rather outdated, or like one of those dark web sites where you type commands :| .
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