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Lack of Interest [suggestion] What's New page - no posts? "additions"

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Booth, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. Booth

    Booth Well-Known Member

    As my site isn't as busy as here, frequently I get the dreaded "No results found." message.

    It would be good if when a user gets this message they see...

    No results found.

    To see all site wide activity (not just forum posts) click here. (this links to activity feed)

    To search for all posts from the past 24 hours click here.

    To start a new topic click here.
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  2. Floris

    Floris Guest

    Listing ...

    There was no new content since your last visit, but here's some popular content, ... something like that has been on my mind the whole morning, but i can't quite figure out what i really want on that page.
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Hmmm, popular content would be a good idea.
    It might even get people looking at forums they wouldn't normally.
  4. Floris

    Floris Guest

    If the user has no posts, it could even say

    have you introduced yourself yet? :)

    whatever provokes ppl that can't find content to create content.
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  5. Booth

    Booth Well-Known Member

    What we've established, is that should there be no new posts, is a page with several suggestions if there's nothing else to do.

    Introductions, and popular posts would be great also but links to the activity feed would be good as well (as I feel the activity feed is a little hidden away in the members tab).
  6. Floris

    Floris Guest

    Very much so agree!
  7. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    There are multiple duplicate threads on this request.

    A simple fix to avoid the dreaded: No Results Found (for new visitors, at least).

    logged in users ... What's New = What's New
    logged out users ... What's New = Latest Threads

    To solve the problem for Logged In users ... you would need to display Latest Threads if the result was going to be "No Results Found".
  8. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

  9. Wuebit

    Wuebit Well-Known Member

    Agree... showing the "Latest Threads" would solve this :3
  10. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

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