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Small Forum Updates - Subscribe Links & Subscription Emails

Discussion in 'BYC Website & Forum Feedback & Announcements' started by Nifty-Chicken, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    As you may know we have very frequent updates to the site (about every two weeks). Most of the time these updates include stuff on the backend of the site (bug fixes, improvements in performance, moderator functions, etc.), but once in a while we see some changes that members will notice.

    We just did an update that included the following:

    Show Subscribed State

    This is a pretty straight-forward change to show whether or not you are subscribed to something. For example, previously, if you went to a thread you were already subscribed to, we didn't show any indication of that. With this change, you will get an immediate visual indicator after subscribing to a piece of content, and when you come back to it, we'll show the same indicator.

    Once you are subscribed, you can click the link to change the subscription frequency, or unsubscribe (previously, you had to go to the Edit Subscriptions page to unsubscribe).

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    New Immediate Notification Emails

    We'll be making improvements to our email notifications over the next few months. First up are our immediate notification emails. We've made a few improvements that are representative of some of the improvements we'll be making to our other emails:
    • Quotes look like quotes in the email notification
    • Clear calls to action for the user to click
    • Buttons no longer use images, so they look fine if the user is blocking images
    • General formatting cleanups

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    Last edited: Apr 5, 2012
  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Looks great! [​IMG] The emails were one thing I was a little bugged by... I couldn't tell if someone was quoting and/or where the quote was.
     
  3. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    Love the new e-mail format. The unsubscribe option is back YAAA HOO. Keep up the good work. You all do a great job.
     
  4. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    All of my (immediate) email notifications have suddenly stopped. That is, within the last couple hours.

    Never mind. My error.
     
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2012

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