Ocean West

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  1. I too realize that for the use of the plugin it is rather expensive - for the fact i purchased this just about 10 months ago, and only was able to use it for about a month, the perpetual cat and mouse game IPB upgrade broke this and I had to disable this app - I last updated it back in October but since I have not been able to get this app to work, I now see there was an update in April after my renewal window - and can't download an update unless i 'renew' and pay $10 again for something I haven't been able to use.
  2. horizontal tabs are fine as long as they are ONE ROW but when tabs stack up and the break point is dependent on the width of the window or device- this is a TERRIBLE design approach. i'd be happy if when editing the theme or any area that has more then a row of tabs that it uses the entire window and only go back a level when you ask not every time you save. and the top two left navigation bars condense / or disappear or folding to a hierarchal menu and - become "back navigation" or keep them and scroll right to provide needed space for new contextual interface.
  3. bump - would like to suggest this design approach again in the current version I dislike putting that much interface and content into a popover display - it's just way too much. plus every time you 'save' any function the popover is dismissed and you have to click the edit button again and then painfully tab find the setting you were on before. after any save the menus should be sticky and the popup notification that the action was committed is sufficient to convey such.
  4. It really depends on context. And what your consuming... If each of your forums are islands and independent you would then navigate the triditional forum hierarchy top down, and any searches would be restricted to the forum(s) intended ignoring other forums that are not relevant. Or buy one domain & forum for your very specific private community topic. When all forums on the site are related in some manner or you are a site moderator / admin having a timeline of all content is more important to get a pulse of the community in whole. We all live busy lives and for me trying to 'catchup' on the site when i've been a way is near impossible from a top down approach being able to step back in time and see trend or conversations that interest me make the most practical use of time. Yes there are unavoidable influences from other social platforms such as twitter / Facebook but these are relatively new on the scene compared to traditional hierarchical forums. Traditional forums must adapt to trends and ux and ui standards or risk atrophy as members leave for other venus. Keep in mind many new people coming to the net for data consumption have little experience with traditional forums nor have the patience to learn seemingly antiquated design pattern. Streams are a design pattern that resonates with more people. This is still there in the forum view. https://invisionpower.com/forums/forum/481-product-feedback/ You can fully customize the Stream to be as restrictive or inclusive as you need. https://invisionpower.com/discover/618/ Made this forum only appear in the stream.
  5. Do you have any screen shots of what it looks on the pubic side. If a post had 3 fields how it would look reading the topic? Does it appear between the time and the body or between the body and the signature?
  6. is there any chance profile fields should be used as defaults to seed new posts - so that you don't have to select something each time?
  7. So i have a technical form and so almost every forum will have the same fields like what version / platform post is about, that would be entered from a pre-defined dropdown for each field as the user makes a post. how is the data stored and displayed Is the data entered just inserted in to the "body" of the post or displayed somewhere else like above the signature in the post when viewing? also i have custom fields for the user profile can i use these as "default" values to populate these fields when a post is made allowing users to change the value for each new post, and possibly a check box to also update their default profile values? Thanks
  8. some things make sense to edit 'inline' with a popup style interface but when there is a lot of data to enter or review like the Editing your profile, this user experience isn't ideal. I would like to see a switch so admin can decide how to present the edit profile - In a popup or a full window. if its a full window this would also restore the means to give someone a url that when they click on it or enter it into a browser (when logged in) it will display THEIR profile page - something we lost with the popover.
  9. It would be nice if we could post 360 videos inline without having to post them on a third party site. Are there any libraries that cold be added and provide the vr controls? and / or if on other sites live inline rendering https://theta360.com/s/jet0QCyoXHuWca7QFhwFVRsTg
  10. In a few days I am off to Amsterdam, Berlin, and Prague it's turning out to be an annual adventure.
  11. also no way to restrict ad unit to a specific size and options to disable uploading of "smaller" ads.
  12. expired ads should retain artwork (archive them) should you need to prove what ads were run along with statistics (clicks / impressions)
  13. also the logic to evaluate appropriate discounts does not work effectively. Once items are in the cart there needs to be another re-evaluation of cart contents and the rules for discounting. So that all items reflect the discount. Currently i think the logic only is applied on adding items to the cart - and if you do it out of sequence the discounts will not apply also if you choose a child item first then add the parent second they do not become linked.
  14. The current method as a user to purchase an advertisement: click item enter url drag & drop image optionally add "smaller" images add it to cart rinse & repeat for additional items. I feel this is backwards because there are too many steps to completion. Why waste the bandwidth and upload artwork if they abandon the cart? You loose the impulse buyer because you can't pay until you have supplied all the artwork which you may not have at hand or in many cases the ads are designed by another person. The user should be able to add multiple ad unit / campaign to the cart and then checkout. Once they checkout from their store account they could manage the ad submission (artwork & urls). The renewal date would only goes in to effect based on the day they submit this info and if required approved by admin.
  15. It would be nice if you sell things in multiple currencies you can enter your base currency and set a checkbox then the other currencies could update on a schedule thru some API to reflect the exchange rate for that denomination