paul wheaton wrote:The old view will be retired.
This is a really good time to create a detailed list of desired changes for the new view.
At present "new view" takes around 5x more time when compared to "old view" for loading in slow connections.
That is possible. In which case, we really need to figure that one out. Any suggestions on what the cause might be?
Okay, here you go. I think it would be great, if there was an easier overview for the categories and it's forums.
Let's see what we have: 5 columns:
Categories -- which doesn't look like them. They look like some sort of advert or even settings. The focus in the new view is obviously in the center, where you have a higher contrast to the rest.Best this year/month? You should add a side panel which contains stuff like that. Like WoltLab does it: https://community.woltlab.com/Most Recent is a nice feature for the front page. But you should seperate it from the Top Forums. You can use responsive grids which wrap if the screen is not wide enogh. Then it should move above or below the Most recent.
The categories on the left side are useful, but *please* provide a single page that solely contains them. I do like the idea of a portal as the front page, but a seperate categories page would make it much much easier. Like this: https://pluginstore.woltlab.com/file/23-wbb-portal-2-2/
(Sorry for the WoltLab focus, it's a forum software I've used for years and I'm comfortable with