It defiantly looks better than the beta, but still too long vertically imho. Also the comment submission page is weirding out but that could just be me.
Just my same comment as before: A white background behind the text would be much nicer than the current dishwater grey.
Otherwise spiffy job.
um, it wants me to login.
Maybe you should, oh, I don't know - describe how we're supposed to do that?
I logged in as preview/preview ... but only because I had checked out the preview.
the events widget is still pointing to preview subdomain w/ brings up login prompt
All the preview versions will disappear within minutes... not all the templates have migrated yet. Try hitting "cancel' on the password dialog box in the meantime.
Looks really nice, guys. Very sleek. My only observation so far is that it doesn't load properly in internet explorer 7.
Are your servers hosted on the east coast? I'm seeing this posted at 6:35 PM.
And the permalink doesn't format properly in FireFox.
Except for the fact that change is always bad, I'm OK with it.
Laterite, I posted it from the near future so it would stay at the top of the pile for a few hours.
I'm with Mark; the new site can't hold a candle to clay tablets, dammit.
I think it's perfect, including the "dishwater grey" which looks very slightly blue to me, except the typeface is still a bit too large and the leading too wide (in the Slog at least). I like it packed in nice and tight!
pod vod? did i miss an announcment?
Permalinks look better now...must have been caching or something.
I have no aesthetic qualms...looks pretty neat actually, and much less busy than the first redesign iteration.
I was shocked to see the Seattle Weakly in the Friends of Slog column. So much so, that I knew it couldn't really link to the Weakly...and I was right!
Well done Slog!
terrible. twelve columns looks fine when you're at the top of the screen. scroll down a page or too and it's just chaos.
Dude, somebody jacked the link in the NW Film Forum ad. It's dot org, not dot com.
Also, is the comment preview not rendering right for anyone else? (FF2)
where is "Up & Coming"?
I like it, including the font and the light gray.
And it's better on my mobile. I no longer have to scroll through the entire column of ads to get to the actual Slog.
Love it. Looks and acts right in Safari.
I am also looking for Up and Coming! Site looks great!
Oh man, am I the only one that hates change?
Its pretty horrible. The flow doesnt make any sense. Everything is jumbled up and cluttered. Looks like a half-rendered, half-assed web page.
We think that it's very cool that a local non-mamoth corp can put together a site like this.
There's a lot on this thing. It looks super-pro and there are a bunch of rad bells and whistles.
Right on Stranger!
Fuck it up!
Love the "This Guy" enemy.
What's up with all the love for Rick Steves. I got nothing against him but don't get it.
Looks great! And as of 8:30 pm, works fine.
nice, I like it. I'm glad we kept the green.
Rick Steves is a spokesman for NORML, and a local hero.
I know it's just getting used to the new, but I miss the dotty borders. Sigh.
Taking a long time to render in IE. Firefox running okay though.
did corianton really sanction these fonts?
I'm loving it so far; way easier on these eyes (on a mac running safari or firefox)...now if ya could just fix the font color or background shading on the date posted over in forums...it's basically invisible to me.
Dear web designer:
UP. THE. LEADING.
That would be LINE-HEIGHT in the CSS.
Arrgh, the paras are TOO TIGHT.
Love it. So much better than the previous iterations.
i like it quite a bit except for the fact that the slog is not centered. it feels like it's leaning to the left which, given the content, is appropriate.
too much space to the right. other than that, nice & clean & tidy & new. bra-vo!
It's a jumbled mess. It looks like you threw everything at it plus the kitchen sink.I suppose it doesn't matter cause the Stranger isn't a "news"paper but a lifestyle magazine for Capital Hill youth.Your website simply wouldn't appeal to adults.
Any reason why Mistress Matisse isn't listed anymore, anywhere that I can find? I had to search-box for her. Did I overlook anything?
I think it looks good overall. It reminds me a bit of the Guardian's transition of their printed paper, which went from a broadsheet full of warm colors like oranges and greens to a Berliner size with blues and greys and simple, slightly generic, fonts. For a blog, I think it's good to be crisp and clean like that, but it does lose some warmth I guess.
It loads slower than before. I'm using Firefox.
Yikes, some of those Lustlab ads are NSFW! Looks like I'm gonna have to Adblock that image here at work lest a nosy coworker think I'm up to something unseemly.
I agree with #38. I'm not going to be able to read the Stranger at work unless the Lustlab pictures go away.
Wow, where do you guys work? The Vatican? It's just a butt.
I'm in the same boat as 38 and 39. I work in an office with several people and feel uneasy looking at Slog with those photos when I'm there. I have no problem with them otherwise, but it is borderline NSFW.
I agree with 38, 39, and 41... I don't work any place super conservative, but I am a little worried sometimes about people getting the wrong idea.
You wouldn't put LustLab/Escort ads on every page of the paper, so why would you put them on every page of the website?
Ugh, I'm so glad someone said something about the Lustlab ads. I didn't want to sound like (and am not!) a prude, but I work at a bank and have to be really sneaky about reading the Slog so that the website isn't blocked or worse. It's less of a butt and more of a FINE ASS, with handcuffs included.
Of course, sex-posivity is part of Strangerdom, and obviously NOTHING CAN KEEP ME AWAY FROM SLOG. So, do what you want. The site looks great.
yeah, i don't like it. lime green and blue will never go well together. and what's with the shitaeous fonts? is that times? does anyone on your "design team" know anything about leading?
Looks great. Looooove the "Enemies of Slog"... but your link to Prussian Blue is broken! Please do us all a favor and link to their blog instead... it's hilarious.
It slows down my (Firefox on Linux) browser noticeably and considerably, on loading, and on use of the website. For example, switching from the main Slog page window to the comments window takes around 10 seconds, there is a noticeable delay on clicking a link, and so on for most other standard browser operations.
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