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justincase
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Version / Changelog navigation templates order / verbiage unification

Post by justincase » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:37 pm

We have three templates for navigating the Version and/or Changelog pages: Each of these is a table with links to pages of it's respective type, and each includes a list of the three types at the top of the table for ease of navigation between these related topics, however the list of these three topics at the top of the table is in a different order / wording in each template. These are as follows (respectively): I'd like to suggest that the three of these be given a consistent order, and verbiage. In particular, I like this order:
"Versions / Official Changelogs / Community Changelogs"
However, I don't mind if a different order / wording is chosen, as long as the same order is used across all three templates, as I'm primarily bothered by the lack of consistency.
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Re: Version / Changelog navigation templates order / verbiage unification

Post by karlexceed » Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:02 pm

FWIW, I agree with your proposal to make them all ""Versions / Official Changelogs / Community Changelogs""

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Re: Version / Changelog navigation templates order / verbiage unification

Post by justincase » Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:21 pm

Thank you. Hopefully someone who has access to edit those templates will agree.
Also, I continued thinking about this, and I wonder if "Versions / Technical Changelogs / Community Changelogs" would be better. IDK.
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Re: Version / Changelog navigation templates order / verbiage unification

Post by PurpleGurl » Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:19 am

I changed the last one to fit the above discussion as it was the only one not protected. Now if someone with elevated privileges will edit the first 2 to match, it would be good.

Now, I hope the bolding is left since that lets the user know which one is selected. The idea there is for the current page to be the highlighted heading. With only that difference, I say we should use the aforementioned order.

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Re: Version / Changelog navigation templates order / verbiage unification

Post by justincase » Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:25 am

OK, but it's the other two that I needed help with, as they're protected.
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Re: Version / Changelog navigation templates order / verbiage unification

Post by binarymaster » Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:04 pm

justincase wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:37 pm
I'd like to suggest that the three of these be given a consistent order, and verbiage. In particular, I like this order:
"Versions / Official Changelogs / Community Changelogs"
However, I don't mind if a different order / wording is chosen, as long as the same order is used across all three templates, as I'm primarily bothered by the lack of consistency.
Done. ;)

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Re: Version / Changelog navigation templates order / verbiage unification

Post by justincase » Wed Jan 23, 2019 12:14 pm

THANK YOU!!
This has been really bothering me for quite some time.
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Re: Version / Changelog navigation templates order / verbiage unification

Post by PurpleGurl » Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:47 pm

Yes, it works nicely now, and you can treat the headings like tabs. I'm glad you called that to our attention. You might want to change/remove your sig.
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Re: Version / Changelog navigation templates order / verbiage unification

Post by justincase » Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:53 pm

PurpleGurl wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:47 pm
You you might want to change/remove your sig.
Ah yes, thanks.
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Re: Version / Changelog navigation templates order / verbiage unification

Post by ctasan » Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:25 am

I have also updated Changelogs and Versions pages.

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Re: Version / Changelog navigation templates order / verbiage unification

Post by justincase » Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:18 am

After looking more closely at those pages due to your edits, I see that they really need someone to review the grammar used on them.
Looking at the history of these pages, it apparently has been like this for quite a while, so please see this as a 'thank you for bringing attention to the problem', but these pages really need a native English speaker to review them and fix up the grammar.

I'll try to take some time to write up the issues I see in each page's discussion page soon.
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