Release 04-19-09 (RSS and more…)

NEW FEATURES

  • “Recent” tab to user pages: Displays the 15 most recent posts by that user.
  • “Unanswered” questions list to home and category pages: Encourages people to answer those tough questions.
  • Question and Answer Widget (Available to Admins only): IFRAME widget that can be embedded on any website.
  • Enabling caching and compression for better performance
  • Lots and lots of RSS feeds. Here’s the list:
    * /search.rss?query=best+pizza+in+seattle
    * /search/questions.rss?query=best+pizza+in+seattle
    * /search/answers.rss?query=best+pizza+in+seattle
    * /search/comments.rss?query=best+pizza+in+seattle
    * /search/users.rss?query=charles+marty+mike

    * /questions.rss
    * /questions/unanswered.rss
    * /questions/answered.rss
    * /questions/featured.rss
    * /questions/-/latest.rss
    * /questions/-/greatest.rss
    * /questions/unanswered/-/latest.rss
    * /questions/unanswered/-/greatest.rss
    * /questions/answered/-/latest.rss
    * /questions/answered/-/greatest.rss
    * /questions/featured/-/latest.rss
    * /questions/featured/-/greatest.rss

    * /topics/music/questions.rss
    * /topics/music/questions/unanswered.rss
    * /topics/music/questions/answered.rss
    * /topics/music/questions/featured.rss
    * /topics/music/questions/-/latest.rss
    * /topics/music/questions/-/greatest.rss
    * /topics/music/questions/unanswered/-/latest.rss
    * /topics/music/questions/unanswered/-/greatest.rss
    * /topics/music/questions/answered/-/latest.rss
    * /topics/music/questions/answered/-/greatest.rss
    * /topics/music/questions/featured/-/latest.rss
    * /topics/music/questions/featured/-/greatest.rss

    * /users/647-cb-seattle.rss
    * /users/647-cb-seattle/questions.rss
    * /users/647-cb-seattle/questions/-/latest.rss
    * /users/647-cb-seattle/questions/-/greatest.rss
    * /users/647-cb-seattle/answers.rss
    * /users/647-cb-seattle/answers/-/latest.rss
    * /users/647-cb-seattle/answers/-/greatest.rss
    * /users/647-cb-seattle/comments.rss
    * /users/647-cb-seattle/comments/-/latest.rss
    * /users/647-cb-seattle/comments/-/greatest.rss
    * /users/647-cb-seattle/requests.rss
    * /users/647-cb-seattle/requests/-/latest.rss
    * /users/647-cb-seattle/requests/-/greatest.rss

FIXES AND IMPROVEMENTS

  • Top Contributors list now randomly select 10 out of top 20 users.
  • Refinements to suggestions that drop down when asking a question.
  • Voting no longer allows users to click it more than once.
  • Users stay logged in even if they close their browsers. Cookie was getting cleared when browser was shut down.
  • Added more admin options (15, 20, 25) to questions list size on home and topic pages.
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