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    Community Founder Art Andrews's Avatar
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    Sidebar

    Hello all. We are testing a couple of new things, including the removal of the Sidebar that we added at the beginning of vb 4.0 We want to test the site without it for a couple of weeks and see whether there is a page loading improvement or not.

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    Re: Sidebar

    I really liked the sidebar ...

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    Community Founder Art Andrews's Avatar
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    Re: Sidebar

    We may bring it back... just trying to see if the sidebar was the cause of some of our slowdown issues.

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    Re: Sidebar

    I have not noticed any difference between the two yet as far as speed in loading pages but I will keep an eye on it.

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    Community Founder Art Andrews's Avatar
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    Re: Sidebar

    Deadland, question for you. Do you consider this site to load slowly, because a lot of people have felt it loaded very slowly in the past.

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    Re: Sidebar

    Hey Art the one thing that I have noticed is that images are loading much faster in the thread sections as there was a bit of a lag in that before now they are fairly instant. the main pages themselves seem to load at the same rate. I am also using Chrome as my browser.

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    Re: Sidebar

    I'll dito what deadland said, I found myself giving up looking at images as they took to long to load, but I feel that they are much faster now. But I also find that it is slightly faster aswell transitioning through differnent sub forums and topics. Im using windows explorer 8.
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    Community Founder Art Andrews's Avatar
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    Re: Sidebar

    That is great guys! That is what we were hoping for. We are going to keep working on this!

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    Re: Sidebar

    Hey Art the one thing that I have noticed is that images are loading much faster in the thread sections as there was a bit of a lag in that before now they are fairly instant. the main pages themselves seem to load at the same rate. I am also using Chrome as my browser. We may bring it back... just trying to see if the sidebar was the cause of some of our slowdown issues. I'll dito what deadland said, I found myself giving up looking at images as they took to long to load, but I feel that they are much faster now. But I also find that it is slightly faster aswell transitioning through differnent sub forums and topics. Im using windows explorer 8.

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