- Quick Search
This update focuses primarily on the search engine and site performance.
- Greatly improved search engine efficiency and page load speeds across the site.
- Revamped statistics page.
- The site was migrated to a new server at the beginning of May, causing some downtime which has now been resolved.
- Introduction of site update changelogs (like this one!).
- Searches that return zero results now display possible matches with similar names.
- Default primary order changed from score to year when search results are all from the same band.
- Applied secondary order to all search results, either by year or band name, depending on the type of search and primary order.
- Updated HTML metatags and title formatting on all pages.
- Updated UI icons for the Top 100 and Top 250 pages.
- All country codes have been normalized to the ISO 3166 standard.
- Several duplicate albums removed.
- Searching for "v:28" now displays correct results.
- Searching for "bosnia", "hungary" and "columbia" (in addition to "colombia") now returns correct results.
- Searching for "post bm", "post black metal", "post black", "dark ambient" and "progressive" now returns correct results.
- Redirected many obsolete URLs.
- Backslashes are now preserved in comments \m/
- The page load timer now tracks correct load time.
- Fixed an issue which prevented some users from subscribing / unsubscribing from the newsletter.
- Fixed anchor height issue in Google Chrome.
- Fixed bug on band select list due to empty array element.
- Fixed spacing issue on toolbars when dealing with single search results.
- Fixed style issues on the default 404 page.
As always, if you notice any issues on the site, contact us.
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