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Posted on 2nd August, 2016

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 in news will now inherit active theme colors.
  • Removed obsolete sources for some news items.
  • Updated how Related News finds matches.
  • Adjusted margins for quoted news text.
  • Normalized alternative text for all iterations of news navigation.
  • 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.
  • Normalized quotation marks and ampersands across the site.
  • Updated BBMA icons and favicons for compatibility with all major browsers and devices.
  • Removed Top 10 sidebox to improve page load times.


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.
  • Changed demonym "US" to "U.S." where appropriate.
  • Searching for "v:28" now displays correct results (for reals this time).
  • Fixed bug causing poll cookies not being set.
  • Fixed date irregularity 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 inconsistency 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 irregularities 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.


As always, if you notice any issues on the site, contact us.

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6 Comments for 'Changelog for update 0.17'

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#1 - By david on 3rd August, 2016 @ 20:30 GMT

so the news will return soon? :)

#2 - By Scott on 6th August, 2016 @ 7:45 GMT

Whent do you usually give ratings for more current albums?

#3 - By Admin on 7th August, 2016 @ 1:22 GMT
[Admin]

@ Scott

SOON™

#4 - By Scott on 8th August, 2016 @ 19:19 GMT

Can't wait!

#5 - By Marco on 10th October, 2016 @ 22:03 GMT

I can't wait anymore

#6 - By Iggys poppa on 16th April, 2017 @ 4:17 GMT

i died waiting !

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