Today's update focuses on the Commenting and Search aspects of the site, aiming to improve the user experience in these sections =)
The Search UI of Shivtr has been simplified with this update. Previously, a search field existed for each attribute you wanted to search, which in some cases meant the search form expanded to show up to 6 fields. Now, there is simply one field, and clicking a Search button will go from this:
These single search fields are smarter, and will search across a variety of fields in each section. For example in the Audit logs it searches member names, ip addresses and the audit messages; or in the Guildapps section, it will search the applicant names, email, races and classes.
Filtering of some content in Shivtr, such as the status of guildapps or polls, was previously done as part of the Search UI. To improve their usability, these filters are now available inline, and work with any searching you may perform:
Comments now support one level of nesting, allowing you to reply to another user's comment, and keep your discussion more structured.
I Like It!
Comments now support "Likes", allowing you to +1 comments you like.
That's all for this update, we hope you're enjoying your summer! =)