Site Update - New Galleries Tab & Album Organization!

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Nifty-Chicken, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Hopefully you've notice the new tab at the top of BYC... if not, it's called "Gallery" and it looks like this:

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    This tab takes you to our Galleries page: https://www.backyardchickens.com/g/

    Over the last few months we've added some great functionality to this page, and just today we added some new categories:

    • Chicken Breeds
    • Chicken Coops & Runs
    • Eggs
    • Brooders, Incubators, Feeders / Waterers
    • Other Poultry
    • Miscellaneous

    Prior to the changes today there was only one category in which to put your pics... now you have a bunch to choose from!

    We encourage all our members to visit this new Gallery page, look around, and then go into your own albums and see if any can / should be categorized into any of these new categories!

    We also need your feedback on the new page and the categories. If you think we should make any changes or additions, please let us know!!
     
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2013
  2. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Oh, to re-categorize any of your existing albums, simply go into your album, and look for the "Edit Album" button. Click this, choose a new category, and save your changes!
     
  3. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Holy Moly! [​IMG]When did this happen?! I never even noticed it!

    But it's cool. [​IMG]
     
  4. Gargoyle

    Gargoyle Overrun With Chickens

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    Cool. I'd noticed the gallery earlier today and poked around, wondered how things got linked into there. Following your instructions, I set my Columbian Wyandotte album as a breeds album, looked in the gallery, and, lo and behold, there it was. Very easy.
     
  5. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Great job!!! [​IMG]
     
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    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

  7. Gargoyle

    Gargoyle Overrun With Chickens

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    What does the "Move to community album" link do?
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    I noticed the new tab a few days ago and had a look around. The new categories are great! Very handy. Now I don't have to do a big search when I need a pic. It's all there [​IMG]
     
  9. oesdog

    oesdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow - this looks great.
    I never noticed. - The downside of this is that the profile button got moved a while ago which I guess was to accomodate this change. The only trouble with that is that it is right above the logout button and so I have managed to log myself out a few times and once forgot my password to get back in! Maybe it could be put somewhere else????? So it isn't so easily pressed by mistake????? Just a thought. But I love the new gallery it is wonderful I am away to spend some hours -days looking at chickens!!! [​IMG]

    Oes
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2013
  10. Duck Hill

    Duck Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does the "Move to community album do?"
     

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