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The New Look of EMTLife!

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by MMiz, Jun 30, 2015.

  1. MMiz

    MMiz I put the M in EMTLife Community Leader

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    EMTLifers,

    After much work, the new look of EMTLife is live! Try it on your computer, phone, and tablet, and let us know what you think.
     
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  2. ExpatMedic0

    ExpatMedic0 B.S. paramedicine, NRP, CCEMT-P Premium Member

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    Working good on my chromebook in Chrome OS and browser. Looks nice, very clean!
     
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  3. TransportJockey

    TransportJockey Forum Chief

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    Looks the same to me... but then again tapatalk always looks the same lol
     
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  4. Chimpie

    Chimpie Site Administrator Community Leader

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    Gotta ditch the Tapatalk. All the cool kids are doing it.
     
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  5. TransportJockey

    TransportJockey Forum Chief

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    Lol I actually only use that on my tablet. The forum looks great!
     
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  6. kirkyrabbit

    kirkyrabbit Forum Crew Member

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    love the Star of Life :)
     
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  7. DEmedic

    DEmedic Baaaa!

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    Looks the same on my iPhone.
     
  8. Remi

    Remi Forum Deputy Chief Premium Member

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    X2
     
  9. ThadeusJ

    ThadeusJ Forum Lieutenant

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    I can honestly say that I received the email notification but when I came online, I actually said, "woooowwwwww". I'm not one for change, but this looks cleaner.
     
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  10. STXmedic

    STXmedic Forum Burnout Premium Member

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    Only thing I don't like is that I have to scroll to the bottom to get to the New Post button on the mobile site. That's probably my most used button. Other than that, I love the look.
     
  11. Aprz

    Aprz *** NOT Verified ***

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    Beautiful.
     
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  12. Chimpie

    Chimpie Site Administrator Community Leader

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    Thank you! You have no idea how many different versions we looked at before deciding on that one. I would say at least 20+ different versions.

    Interesting. My recommendation would be to log out, clear any cookies and cache, and log in again. It should look very different.

    Yeah... we're looking at a better place for it. There is a New Posts link/button toward the upper right corner, but may not be visible on smaller screens.

    Once we receive more feedback and make the final tweaks, we hope to have that button more prominent.

    Thank you for all the feedback!
     
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  13. DesertMedic66

    DesertMedic66 Forum Troll

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    Looks the exact same on my android.
     
  14. STXmedic

    STXmedic Forum Burnout Premium Member

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    Ah, if I rotate my phone to landscape it becomes visible.
     
  15. MonkeyArrow

    MonkeyArrow Forum Asst. Chief

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    I like the new look. On mobile, I agree with STX. Can't see the new posts button on portrait view, but can in landscape. Looks as if it may be a scaling issue as the little profile guy and the search magnifying glass are overlapping. Maybe put the new posts button as part of the drop down menu on the right of 'forums'?
     
  16. CALEMT

    CALEMT The Other Guy

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    Im digging the new look. Works great on my iPhone and great on my macbook (safari). Just going to take awhile to get used to everything. Way better than the 2 column format.
     
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  17. Chimpie

    Chimpie Site Administrator Community Leader

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    I've disabled the old theme so hopefully that helps everyone see the new one.
     
  18. Chimpie

    Chimpie Site Administrator Community Leader

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    How about now? Everyone should be seeing the new theme as it's the only option now.

    Yeah, I noticed that too. We'll add that to the tweak list.

    There should be one there already. You don't see it?
     
  19. MonkeyArrow

    MonkeyArrow Forum Asst. Chief

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    I see a new posts button on the far right but in the drop-down, the only two options are 'home' and 'chat'.
     
  20. Chimpie

    Chimpie Site Administrator Community Leader

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    If you tap "Forums" it should drop down to display several options.
     
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