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Announcement Northwest Firearms Version 3 (V3) Beta now available to all members

Discussion in 'Northwest Firearms Announcements' started by Joe Link, Aug 13, 2015.

  1. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I'm sure some of you have already noticed the new "Switch to NWFA V3" link on the sidebar. I'm happy to announce that Northwest Firearms Version 3 (aka V3) is now available to all members for testing purposes. We ask that you report and bugs or issues, as well as share your feedback (both positive and negative).

    Our previous thread is an excellent reference for ground we've already covered. It can be found here. It's also a good idea to see this thread for instructions on enabling additional features. Once the site is live these features will be enabled by default.

    I'm really looking forward to hearing from you guys :D

    Cheers,
    Joe Link
     
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  2. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    No feedback yet, anyone tried it? :s0112:
     
  3. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    joe, v3 works awesome on my iphone. smooth sailing so far. thanks alot. i like the menus on the top right and left and how every thing scrolls smoothly. gives me the sense of better organization although, i was not disappointed before at all. i feel that this is a good step in the right direction. Good work brother.

    michael
     
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  4. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Thanks for the feedback Michael. Mobile was one area that I really thought the site was lacking, so we focused heavily on improving it.
     
  5. v0lcom13sn0w

    v0lcom13sn0w Keizer, or Well-Known Member

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    i have been a member here for over 5 years now and 99% of my time spent on this forum has been on my iphone. i am pretty stoked about v3 and its mobile compatibility. i cant really think of any constructive critisism.You have created,in my opinion, the best firearms forum on the net.i just REALLY hope that this keeps going and doest peter out (mentioned in another thread about other forums)as private firearm sales arent private any longer. yes, i use the site for a lot of other resources but private sales was the majority.
     
  6. elsie

    elsie Way over there on the left Well-Known Member

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    Needs more cowbell...

    I have a fever.

    PS: I really miss being able to read part of the original post when I hover over the thread link.

    elsie
     
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  7. Charliehorse

    Charliehorse Cascade Mts - State of Jefferson USA Well-Known Member

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    Where's the "New Posts" button? And couldn't find "my recent posts" under my profile section. Also there's still a delay in posts showing up.... am I still too new or something that they have to be approved? Went back to V2 (I'm on a desktop).
     
  8. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I get the preview?....It wasn't that way at first so I just kept with 2.0, but it changed and so I now do 3.0 so I can be used to it when it goes all the way.
    Ohh, maybe you need to "enable" it some where?
     
  9. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Yep, see the first post about enabling quick links.
     
  10. elsie

    elsie Way over there on the left Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. Didn't see that thread since I started late.


    elsie
     
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  11. Norm0931

    Norm0931 Hillsboro, OR Sgt. Sheep Silver Vendor 2016 Volunteer

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    Hey Joe, all the way at the bottom of any page (main template), the About Us Section and the Thank You section are in a different language than English. Looks like Spanish or French maybe?
     
  12. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Latin :D

    It's placeholder text until we launch ;)
     
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  13. elsie

    elsie Way over there on the left Well-Known Member

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    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    @Joe Link Another question/recommendation for Ver 3.0. I like the links to the newest classified ads in the sidebar, but was wondering - is there any way to display what state they are in? I keep clicking on ads for various items and find out that they are not in my state - obviously an issue if it's a gun, but even accessories, it's likely I'd pass because of distance. Would something like that be possible?
     
  15. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I think we can make this happen, let me check.
     
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    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Just noticed the change. Wow, that was fast!!! Looks great Joe, that's a huge help! :D :s0023:
     
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    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I agree, much better :)
     
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  18. BlairGrylls

    BlairGrylls Vancouver, WA Member

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    I tried the new Version 3 and don't like it at all. Keep the current version.
     
  19. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Thanks for the input. Can you elaborate on what you don't like?

    Keeping the current version isn't an option as it's outgrown our needs, but we're going to do our best to address complaints with the new version.
     
  20. DuneHopper

    DuneHopper Douglas County. Well-Known Member

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    I like version 2 the best, Version 3 looks hightech and all but I notice it runs slower
    will 2 still be a version available on December 1 ? Or is it and all or none type thing?