Various Minor Changes
Posted 13 July 2012 - 04:26 AM
1) When browsing a board (example: RuneHQ News), you will notice "Hot" tags next to the reply count of certain topics. Before the number for a topic to become hot was set to 15. I have now bumped this number up to 30 and will be keeping an eye on it over the following months to see if it should be raised or lowered again in the future. This should give a little more accuracy in determining at a glance which topics have a lot more content to them.
2) To the bottom-right of every single post is a Like button. This is a forum feature only and has nothing to do with the Facebook Like (The FB like is at the very bottom of a topic), and up to this point the post with the most Likes only has 11 with a number of others leveling out at 7. Previously if a post had 10 or more Likes, an icon appears in the top-right of the post (It's a star with the word "Popular"; Example). I have lowered this number down to 5 for the time being. If Like activity picks up, the number will be increased once again.
For those that don't know, Liking a post will also increase a user's overall Like rating which shows on the right-hand side of a user's profile page.
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