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New FreewareBB Toolbar

Poll: New FreewareBB Toolbar (14 member(s) have cast votes)

Do you find the new footer toolbar on the site useful?

  1. YES, and I vote to keep it (4 votes [28.57%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 28.57%

  2. NO, and I vote to remove it (3 votes [21.43%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 21.43%

  3. Don't really mind either way (5 votes [35.71%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 35.71%

  4. Would be better if .... (please post your thoughts below) (2 votes [14.29%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 14.29%

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#1 User is offline marko

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    Posted 08 February 2011 - 01:50 PM

    We've just installed a new toolbar across the bottom of the site which contains some handy links, please let us know what you think of it - anything missing, something there that we could live without?
    Cheers
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    #2 User is offline DaComboMan

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      Posted 11 February 2011 - 10:31 AM

      Can be useful.
      An option to shrink it horizontally might be nice.
      There's an empty space in the middle (facebook and twitter could go under "share").
      Would be less intrusive and people would keep it open instead of minimized.
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      #3 User is offline marko

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        Posted 11 February 2011 - 10:52 AM

        Hi DaComboMan, thanks for the suggestions :)
        Unfortunately, we can't move the Facebook or Twitter links to the 'share' section, the provider we use doesn't provide that option :(
        Similarly, again, the provider doesn't allow us to minimize the toolbar any other way, thanks for the suggestions though :)
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        #4 User is offline Bala7

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          Posted 12 February 2011 - 06:43 AM

          As more and more websites move to always stay connected with every major social networking site, I find all this distracting.
          It's a personal opinion one I'm likely to lose but with all this "noise" added to webpages I find myself disabling JavaScript while surfing. No addons; simply disable in options tab of whatever browser I'm using at the moment.

          Perhaps I'm getting old and slow to adapt to ever changing Internet conditions...
          That's the thing with evolution, either adapt of die.
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          #5 User is offline marko

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            Posted 12 February 2011 - 10:43 AM

            Wise words Bala, and so true, like other sites we do need to try and keep up with the current flow otherwise we'll loose the fight to bring safe software to the masses :mellow:
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            #6 User is offline DaComboMan

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              Posted 12 February 2011 - 02:43 PM

              I noticed that CNet has added one recently.
              http://download.cnet.com/windows/?tag=hdr

              I think Techie-Buzz used to have one (Bala7 would agree i'm sure!).
              But i do like the fact that a related pop link comes around when viewing a specific article.
              That i like! :)
              http://techie-buzz.com/
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              #7 User is offline mizdoc

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                Posted 12 February 2011 - 07:12 PM

                I don't like (search) toolbars at all....never use them.
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                #8 User is offline James (Jim) Hillier

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                  Posted 12 February 2011 - 09:23 PM

                  But Mizdoc, this one is not installed or anything, it is just part of the FreewareBB site and will only appear when you are visiting us. It doesn't leave anything behind on the PC.

                  I agree with you on the installed Toolbars, I don't like 'em either. :)

                  Cheers now....Jim
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                  #9 User is offline PCRacer

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                    Posted Yesterday

                    Marko... keep up the good work!! :good:

                    Your site looks very nice, even the new toolbar looks great. :yes:

                    Just don't stop improving. :drinks:
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                    #10 User is offline marko

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                      Posted Yesterday

                      Thanks for the kind comments ;)
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                      #11 User is offline google

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                        Posted Yesterday

                        Can't help thinking this slows the site down marko :o

                        If it's a load of javascript included on the page then your almost at the mercy of how fast it can pull from it's sources, please be careful with that stuff :unsure:
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