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The Mod Database menu system has just been overhauled to improve this sites ease of use. I think everyone will agree that this site is confusing at the best of times. I mean it's bad enough without menus dissapearring and re-appearing all the time, so we've decided to keep the lefthand menu,

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The Mod Database menu system has just been overhauled to improve this sites ease of use. I think everyone will agree that this site is confusing at the best of times. I mean it's bad enough without menus dissapearring and re-appearing all the time, so we've decided to keep the lefthand menu, (complete with search box) permanently shown and ready to use!

Let me know what you think and I hope everyone continues to enjoy the regular updates to this site, which shall continue happening as we move towards launching our all mighty mod download service!

If you wish to return to ModDB-Classic menu setting, click here to configure this site to work how you want it too.

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TheDebonairNomad
TheDebonairNomad - - 2,713 comments

Its a good idea but it feels too cluttered on certain pages.

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D3fault
D3fault - - 19 comments

ye, the mod pages become kinda small...

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INtense! Author
INtense! - - 4,104 comments

i tried it on 1024*768 and i think it works fine. Any lower than that and your in trouble mind you.

It might take some getting used to, but i think its an improvement. Espically for all the new site visitors.

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chis
chis - - 1,510 comments

Well , anyone browsing lower than 1024*768 should not be taken into consideration, because , tbh, who has a monitor smaller than 15" anymore? and if someone says they do, SHUSH ;(

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ForK
ForK - - 721 comments

I love it ;)

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N0VA
N0VA - - 87 comments

good for peoples that are new to the site
it sould be an option on cp to it turn off tough :/

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deathz0rz
deathz0rz - - 37 comments

maybe you can add a checkbox or w/e on the options page of a user? It would be enabled by default, and if checked off the menu will return to its previous behaviour.

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RatoN
RatoN - - 564 comments

I don't like this change :(

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MJCS-gTFC-
MJCS-gTFC- - - 30 comments

The Menu on the Top Sites take up too much room

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Darkness
Darkness - - 915 comments

maybe you can add a checkbox or w/e on the options page of a user? It would be enabled by default, and if checked off the menu will return to its previous behaviour.

Agreed, everyone would be happy with that (except INtense!, which would have to script that ;) )

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FrozenCow
FrozenCow - - 55 comments

Yea, it would be great to turn the left side menu on or off in your cp... although it would be better that you can turn each part on the side-menu's on or off... I've got nothing against the side menu on all pages of moddb.com, it's just an suggestion ;)

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TheDarkFactor
TheDarkFactor - - 8 comments

I dont like it either. Takes up too much room. I already keep a window open on the side of my browser. I would agree that an option button would be the best. If thats not possible I would just do away with it. I never had any trouble navigating the site.

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8472
8472 - - 857 comments

please change it back its to pushed to one side please please

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Tei
Tei - - 418 comments

I feel Ok with the current design.

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mystery8
mystery8 - - 286 comments

I guess I'll get used to it, but having an option in the control panel to turn it off, as others suggested, would be very nice.

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ImTheDarkcyde
ImTheDarkcyde - - 727 comments

i dont like it on user pages :(

but i love the site, so i'll take one for the team

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Seyiji
Seyiji - - 49 comments

It should be

Search
News
Mods
Forum Posts
Miscellaneous
Supporters
Affiliates

But thats just me :|

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TheDebonairNomad
TheDebonairNomad - - 2,713 comments

i dont like it on user pages

but i love the site, so i'll take one for the team


How I feel, I'll get used to it in time I guess.

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Dragonlord
Dragonlord - - 1,934 comments

yes. please make either an option to change it or switch back to the old layout as this new bar on the left heavily messes up member profiles as well as mod profiles. the old layout had much more space. you know that scrolling a lot downwards is considered bad webpage-layouting. before you didn't need that much of scrolling. now it's like a tall, tin women you pulled even taller on her hair! >_<

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INtense! Author
INtense! - - 4,104 comments

I will add an option to toggle it on/off for members. I think all new visitors to this site will enjoy the new menu.. its just hard for the veterans to appreciate

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Uber_Noob_Rei
Uber_Noob_Rei - - 18 comments

Hehehe... my monitors a 12 inch....

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INtense! Author
INtense! - - 4,104 comments

Perhaps I should code the menu, so that it is shown to guests, since they will be struggling to navigate the site, but normal menu functionality should be shown to members?

Lets take a vote... have it toggable, or hide it for members?

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Stuffie
Stuffie - - 701 comments

Although its cool i personally dont need it on every page. So i vote guests only. It all really depends on user pref so an option seems the best route in the end though

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ImTheDarkcyde
ImTheDarkcyde - - 727 comments

toggle

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quellmyapathy
quellmyapathy - - 167 comments

Toggle based on what the registered member wants via profile controls.

Nice work, but it is very annoying and distracting. I see why you put it there though; I know how the quest for eternal optimized site navigation goes :P

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Stuffie
Stuffie - - 701 comments

is there no way u can hide/show it with a touch of a button ?

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INtense! Author
INtense! - - 4,104 comments

there will be tonight stuffie :D i will code it in and you will see it at the bottom of the menu!

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Sticky
Sticky - - 1,619 comments

Huzzah for downloading!

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Stuffie
Stuffie - - 701 comments

:D yey modbb is getting uberer:confused: by the day :D

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INtense! Author
INtense! - - 4,104 comments

no more confusing changes will be made anytime soon, i promise :D

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BigBird
BigBird - - 1,161 comments

INtense wrote: I will add an option to toggle it on/off for members. I think all new visitors to this site will enjoy the new menu.. its just hard for the veterans to appreciate


I'm good with it, the supporters links are very handy too :)

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INtense! Author
INtense! - - 4,104 comments

see news post for 'toggable link'

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|KILroy|
|KILroy| - - 346 comments

I agree with Intense.

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|KILroy|
|KILroy| - - 346 comments

OOps wrong news, i meant on the part with the new menus and stuff :D

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mystery8
mystery8 - - 286 comments

Thanks for the change, Intense. Its appreciated.

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Scarcy
Scarcy - - 6 comments

nuh i like chicken better

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FrozenCow
FrozenCow - - 55 comments

Yay! Thanks INtense!

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