Kevin Lewandowski

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Year on Label page

Tiny change, we just added the year to the label page. It’s in the rightmost column.

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Changes to Release URLs

We’ve just begin changing Discogs Release URLs into a new format: old format: www.discogs.com/release/123 new format: www.discogs.com/Artist-Title/release/123 Most of the site has been converted to use this new format, except for the search engine and some marketplace pages. Those will be converted over the next few days. [b]This change will not break any existing links […]

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Updates to Search Engine

Greets, we’ve been making a few changes to the search engine over the past week and have just turned on a few more. Here is a summary of all of the changes: Advanced Search – this form will allow you to search for releases with fields for specific criteria Results summary + drill down by […]

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Release status coloring on Collection, Wantlist, Contributions, Ratings

In the same way that releases are color-coded on artist and label pages, this is now done on Collection, Wantlist, Contributions, and Ratings pages. The coloring follows the similar pattern: – new submission: whole release is highlighted in yellow – release needs review: title is highlighted in yellow – release needs changes made: title is […]

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Full data export

As promised a while ago, there are now full data exports available of the artist, label, and release data. http://www.discogs.com/data/ (You must include the slash after “data”). There are a few exports already available there, although the frequency was not regular while I was configuring this. New exports will now be available on the first […]

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Recommendations now online

We’ve just turned on a recommendation system which will suggest other releases while viewing a release page. These recommendations are based on user collection data. So you can interpret it as “users who have this release in their collection also have … in their collections”. And we plan to improve this over time by adding […]

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FIXED – Uploading Images, Audio, and CSV imports temporarily down

We had a hardware failure with part of our storage system. As a result we are not able to accept uploads of: images seller audio clips seller CSV import files We are working to get this restored ASAP and will update as we have new developments. Very sorry about the inconvenience.

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Unplanned Downtime – Oct 12

We just had about 1 1/2 hours of downtime. I’m very sorry about the inconvenience. There was a software problem on our load balancer and I’m looking for the cause of it.

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Unplanned Downtime – Sept 16

Sorry, we just had a bit of downtime. We had some power issues with a few of the servers that caused them to go down. We’re back now and I’m making a few changes to prevent this type of problem in the future.

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Notifications Changes

We’ve just changed the notifications system so you can now choose whether you want to receive a message in your [url=/messages]Discogs Inbox[/url], personal email, or both. The options page is still in the same place: http://www.discogs.com/users/notifications

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