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Poll: Which front-page format do you prefer on TD? (24 member(s) have cast votes)

Which front-page format do you prefer on TD?

  1. Single Column (6 votes [25.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

  2. Two Columns (12 votes [50.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 50.00%

  3. Rally Monkey (6 votes [25.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

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#1 Nick Nelson

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 11:55 AM

The TD admins have gone back and forth a little bit on this so I figured I would open it up to the users...

When we first switched to the new design, we used a single-column format for articles below the slider on the front page. Now, as you may have noticed, we're testing out a two-column format. This new arrangement (more similar to the previous design) is busier but features more content.

What do you folks prefer?

#2 Han Joelo

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 12:07 PM


#3 ashburyjohn


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Posted 21 March 2013 - 12:19 PM

> Now, as you may have noticed

I had not. Which probably explains why I voted "Rally Monkey".

Mainly I want to see a good selection of recent articles, combined with the list of recent forum responses which your team expanded from the inadequate 5 in the previous design. Whatever format supports that, is fine with me, as long as it keeps the number of accidental rollovers of ads to a minimum.

#4 glunn


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Posted 27 March 2013 - 12:41 AM

I like one column better, but also agree with Han that consistency would be nice. I also agree with John.

#5 JB_Iowa


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Posted 27 March 2013 - 05:40 AM

I like the 2 column set-up on the articles -- less scrolling. I continue to dislike the set-up of most of the right column (not the fact that there are ads -- that's a given; but the set-up of everything else.)

#6 YourHouseIsMyHouse


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Posted 27 March 2013 - 07:37 AM

I like two columns a lot more than the old design. It looks more appealing and it's a little easier to use. Still, it was very tempting to vote rally monkey.