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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #180 on: March 19, 2011, 03:37:27 PM »
There have only been 72 queries this month.
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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #181 on: March 19, 2011, 03:44:25 PM »
Well, that's the error I got.  Ask Google; I take it they have some sort of feedback ticket system?

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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #182 on: March 19, 2011, 03:46:23 PM »
I think we really need to reopen discussion of using a different (self hosted) search engine. 100 searches per day could become a problem during some months with heavy traffic. Also, as others have pointed out, Google isn't prioritizing the smaller wikis that have better information for some searches. This leads to our uses not getting the best information possible. Being able to control how searches are handled is really important if we want to deliver the best possible hub site experience.

There are some great open source search engines that would allow us to do this relatively quickly, and for free.

(Edited to reflect mistake. Thanks Greenpickle!)
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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #183 on: March 19, 2011, 03:51:17 PM »
It was 100 per day, but I still agree.

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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #184 on: March 19, 2011, 06:30:53 PM »
Well, I guess that's that, then.



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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #185 on: March 23, 2011, 01:35:44 PM »
The search bar seems to be working again, but I do agree that a locally hosted one would be better.

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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #186 on: April 12, 2011, 12:05:31 AM »
Weren't we gonna have a news feed on the home page dealing with anything from all the series we (currently) have wikis for?

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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #187 on: April 16, 2011, 06:30:31 PM »
Weren't we gonna have a news feed on the home page dealing with anything from all the series we (currently) have wikis for?

I am currently seeing if i can revive such talks on the staff side.







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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #188 on: April 17, 2011, 01:04:25 AM »
That has indeed been a discussion, but has yet to get anywhere because of disagreements on exact implementation. Hopefully we'll get something created soon that is functional and not overwhelming.



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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #189 on: April 24, 2011, 08:12:35 PM »
That has indeed been a discussion, but has yet to get anywhere because of disagreements on exact implementation. Hopefully we'll get something created soon that is functional and not overwhelming.

agreed! I look forward to the final result.







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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #190 on: December 08, 2011, 01:50:00 AM »
The Metroid Wiki link is broken!

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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #191 on: December 08, 2011, 08:30:19 PM »
The Metroid Wiki link is broken!
The link isn't broken. The site appears to be having some trouble right now.

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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #192 on: December 08, 2011, 09:01:21 PM »
The one on the hub works, but the one here (bar at the top) doesn't.

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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #193 on: December 10, 2011, 10:10:04 PM »
The one on the hub works, but the one here (bar at the top) doesn't.
Oops, I didn't check the hub too. My mistake Naesala.  :-[

An admin can probably fix that once one reads this thread.

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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #194 on: December 10, 2011, 10:48:35 PM »
Well, I have FTP access; I just don't know which file the bar's in.

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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #195 on: December 12, 2011, 12:28:17 AM »
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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #196 on: February 25, 2013, 01:01:27 AM »
How about a logo redesign? The logo doens't create a lasting impression for people because most people don't know what it is. For people not aware of NIWA, they wouldn't even know it's about Nintendo unless the took their time to quint their eyes and read the fine print.

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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #197 on: February 26, 2013, 06:48:40 PM »
How about a logo redesign? The logo doens't create a lasting impression for people because most people don't know what it is. For people not aware of NIWA, they wouldn't even know it's about Nintendo unless the took their time to quint their eyes and read the fine print.

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I don't feel a need.  It's not like our "Branding" needs to be improved or anything.

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Re: Improving NIWA
« Reply #198 on: June 10, 2014, 08:49:17 PM »
Maybe it doesn't need to be improved, but I think it doesn't hurt.