[Clipart] Problems with the website during/after submission
jon at rejon.org
Thu Dec 30 13:42:22 PST 2004
Felix Rabe wrote:
> I submitted my first work on openclipart.org today. There are several
> issues I find during and after that process:
> - I cannot use the submit field above "News" without getting a big fat
> red error message. (Possible solution is to replace that message with a
> friendlier one telling submitters that you're glad they like to submit
> their work, but that they are now in a next step where they need to give
> more details in the elaborate form that follows.)
Yes, this needs to be looked at in more depth. Hmmm...normally we would post
this to a bugtracker, but we have not that many bug requests we now just use
this mailing list.
> - Sodipodi's website is not at sodipodi.org, but at sodipodi.com or
> - "Disable CSS" sends me to a no-CSS, but empty, front page.
Hmmm...it works for me. Maybe you could provide more info. like what page you
tried this on.
> - The search picture right to the "search" field is on some pages just
> the text "search". (Difference obvious between
> <http://www.openclipart.org/index.php> and
Yes, this is problem in the script. Jonadab, could you look at this or advise us
how to best fix this? (In retrospect, this might be causing the disable CSS
> - Your "Incoming Clip Art" section does (probably) only work from the
> front page - you don't use absolute URLs in your "href=" fields of the
This is another scripting problem.
> - There are some spelling mistakes in the categories, e.g. "vegitable".
This needs to be changed down in the categories. I'm adding this to the roadmap.
> It looks like there might be some kind of website update in progress, so
> many glitches might get smoothed out after its completion. Otherwise, I
> hope you find my experiences useful when improving your website.
Yes, if you read the news you can see what happened to interrupt our services.
> You're doing a good job. Keep going!
Thanks, any more suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I put your
suggestions/findings on the roadmap for this release.
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