Introducing New Forum Design for All Users

Introducing New Forum Design for All Users

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Hey guys,

We are completely re-vamping the Forum design on Desktop and M-site after around 5 to 6 years… Its one of the major change which will get rolled out to you in next couple of hours…

Why such a big change suddenly?

To be very frank, its not a sudden change and we have ourselves used the new layout/design for past 1.5 months before rolling out to all… And yes we have been contemplating such a change from a long time…

The forum page in its current form was very unhelpful for New Dimers or new visitors to the website… With around 8-9 sticky, the sub-forums etc.. all the real deals were very much down and was lot of inconvenience for New Dimers to figure out the deals.

Also many never figured out how to see Latest deals in forums etc.. So we are hoping the new design will solve some of the pressing UX problems.

Why no votes? Why only hotness?

Over the last one year, we have worked a lot on Hotness algorithm and we will continue to evolve it to push better and better deals up the chain irrespective of simply “votes”

In current Forum page, 5 green smileys would show up even for deal having 40 votes vs one having 6 votes… It was never intuitive enough to understand the hotness of the deal..

With hotness, we are trying our best to automatically show the best deals on very top and Hotness currently is not depndent on what your “best friend” in the community thinks.. it considers clicks, views and much more…

While moving away from smileys may feel a bit odd, you will strongly feel the difference after few days or a week.

(Don’t forget to Try out HOT, NEW tabs in the latest design)

Easier switching of Forums

We understand many users would like to switch between forums and we have tried it to make it as much easier as we can.

Improved Search

If you are searching for deals, you wont find discussion clutter when looking for deals.

Choose your layout and it applies site-wide

If you prefer to see deals in a Grid format, simply select that layout and same layout will apply in Home page, Forum page, Search page etc..

If you prefer a less image heavy Text layout, We have got you covered too.

Hope you guys enjoy the change… While it may become slightly difficult initially (specially for hard core users out there), We can assure you that you will appreciate the change as time passes by

As always feel free to share your comments and we are keeping a close eye at your feedback as well as Data which we gather.

Cheers!

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Ganesh chaturthi kn8h  621x414 livemint
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I am eagerly waiting sir smile

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Ooooo … b

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SPECIALDEALSPA wrote:

I am eagerly waiting sir smile

Ditttoooo smile

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Vote up symbol removed!!!!

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manishreddy wrote:

Vote up symbol removed!!!!

You cant see names also

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Most important feature.. editing deals in app itself… most awaiting feature from DD app.. smile sunglasses

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manishreddy wrote:

Vote up symbol removed!!!!

so the option of "I’ll scratch your back if you scratch mine " gone ? wink

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My bad, confused rolleyes

Thought App.. looks like website design also changed similar to app.. stuck_out_tongue

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Is thia + – option are like vote down and up hotness admin air

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SPECIALDEALSPA wrote:

Is thia + – option are like vote down and up hotness admin air

*sir

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SPECIALDEALSPA wrote:

Is thia + – option are like vote down and up hotness admin air

yes, you can use the same to add Add hotness or mark it cold.

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SPECIALDEALSPA wrote:

You cant see names also

I was checking here and there to find out thumsup symbol to vote up this thread.. later realized its removed completely.. smile

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skaluva wrote:

I was checking here and there to find out thumsup symbol to vote up this thread.. later realized its removed completely.. smile

I also search for the same thing bro 😆 + now is the vote uo

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Wow. Happy to learn

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Now the satisfaction of voting down a repost gone pensive

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I their any option check who give VU & VD toungueout toungueout

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P_A_N_K_A_J wrote:

Now the satisfaction of voting down a repost gone pensive

-ve sign will still give you the same options…..

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Saikcw wrote:

so the option of "I’ll scratch your back if you scratch mine " gone ? wink

lol

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androgame wrote:

@admin @anthrax.ut Sirs dont you think this new voting system will promote those foolish down voters, any solution to that ?
CC- @skaluva @Indianhunter

Just as before.. They still need to provide a reason for Voting something down…

Also , just one Vote down will not make it Red like before.. Rather hotness will automatically adjust to show reality, if deal is good smile

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admin wrote:

Just as before.. They still need to provide a reason for Voting something down…

Also , just one Vote down will not make it Red like before.. Rather hotness will automatically adjust to show reality, if deal is good smile

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admin wrote:

Just as before.. They still need to provide a reason for Voting something down…

Also , just one Vote down will not make it Red like before.. Rather hotness will automatically adjust to show reality, if deal is good smile

I just used the search bro, but the thing is it has become too specific, it is not even showing 2 months old deals
Just searched BUSUPI, it should have shown two results, but shown only the latest one
Please check if something could be done with this algorithm , as using the advance search again and again is difficult

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It’s so un-needed change.. no always u need to change.. when things are perfect u should be let it be instead of trying something just to change

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How to post deal

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Sorry but I do not like this change.. may be I am too used to see the old forum layout sad

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Where is the option for posting a new deal

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xuseronline wrote:

Sorry but I do not like this change.. may be I am too used to see the old forum layout sad

Same here….

Grid layout vs pure forum look rolleyes

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Suggestion, make the hot deals page auto updating, like live cricket scores, would save time in reloading again and again sunglasses
Create an option of this for internet conscious people

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@admin I not seen any option for posting a deal (using mobile)

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