Hans G. Schantz

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  • Hans G. Schantz posted a new activity comment 1 year, 2 months ago

    Good points…

    I’ve been thinking I need to work on my website because it was too slow – the homepage loads in 5 seconds and the blog in 7. Time to streamline some. Any thoughts on a good, efficient WordPress theme?

  • Hans G. Schantz posted an update in the group Group logo of Bug ReportsBug Reports 1 year, 2 months ago

    The group list does not appear to show all the groups. One has to tab between the sorting options and hope that the desired group will show up in the top groups in the list. There should be a way to scroll through to see all groups.

    • This should work.
      https://www.ratburger.org/groups/

      One can access all the groups from the “Menu” then “All Groups”.


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    • The Groups widget at the right only shows the eight most recently active public groups. (Private and hidden groups do not appear there.) It is like “Recent Posts” and “Recent Comments”—a pointer to current activity, not a comprehensive list of groups.

      You can see all public groups by using the menu at the top right and selecting Groups/All Groups. This will show a list of all public groups broken into pages. (We don’t currently have more than one page of public groups.) You can sort the list of groups in a variety of ways.

      The Groups/My Groups item in that menu will show all…[Read more]


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  • Hans G. Schantz posted an update in the group Group logo of Wish ListWish List 1 year, 2 months ago

    I like the way sites like Quora and Ace of Spade HQ let the “Read More” link expand the post in question within the top-level feed. On Ratburger, it follows the WordPress default of opening the page in a separate tab or window.

    • This is a WordPress site. The goal from the outset was not to do large-scale software development of features which might be nice but do not fundamentally improve the utility of the site. We have precisely one software developer—me—and any local modifications have to be maintained into the indefinite future.

      Many of these sites that expand in-line do so by downloading the entire text of the post to the user’s browser, but use a container with “display: none;” to hide the balance of the text. This avoids a page reload, but at the cost of dramatically increasing the size of the dow…[Read more]


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    • Good points…

      I’ve been thinking I need to work on my website because it was too slow – the homepage loads in 5 seconds and the blog in 7. Time to streamline some. Any thoughts on a good, efficient WordPress theme?

    • “good, efficient WordPress theme?”
      I don’t think a theme is responsible for WordPress’s lack of goodness or efficiency…. /-:

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