Master Release / Release page Beta

You now currently have the option to try out a Beta version of the Master Release and Release pages. When on a release page, you will see the option to try it out in the bottom right corner of the page. There is also a link to provide us with some feedback on the page.

We’ll be closing out the Beta option at around 1pm PST tomorrow, October 10th, so take the chance now to tell us what you think!


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29 Comments
  • Oct 22,2012 at 12:50

    Instead of cosmetic changes here and there I think it would be far more useful to rework the label page that really needs it since the companies credits were introduced.

  • Oct 19,2012 at 12:33

    Instead of just listing the low price, can we get a range from low to high? Or, in the selling page, could we get a range once we select a media condition? This is information we all look up every time, it might as well be easy to find.

  • Oct 18,2012 at 12:58

    I don’t like it.

  • Oct 15,2012 at 12:38

    super! looks cool!

  • Oct 13,2012 at 14:29

    I like the layout!! When will see this on the website?

  • Oct 11,2012 at 09:40

    Hello from filippo, I think the beta is the best proven a week ago and I was fine, I hope you put it in place, thank you, Hello

  • Oct 11,2012 at 06:47

    (btw, trying to edit my comment produces an error alert…)

  • Oct 11,2012 at 04:54

    I found your site very beautiful and elegant too. Thank you for your good work and continue.

    Horoscope

  • Oct 11,2012 at 03:23

    I’m all for improvements, but here I fail too see much improvement. I agree with most of the comments already posted.

    – Showing all those images wastes space and adds the need for scrolling. It would be much better to use a similar design as on artist pages, where you can scroll through images (without going to actual images page).

    – Artist and Title on seperate lines wastes space. Title is in much too big font (wastes space).

    – Having the “Add to Collection” button in the shortlist introduces a massive source for errors. It’s easy to push that button without checking if it’s the actual version you have. Most details and whatever might be in the notes, let alone release notes, is missed when that button is used. Master pages already have releases that can’t be told apart without checking the actual pages. This new design, where less releases fit on the screen, it’s even easier to make mistakes. It’s likely that especially sellers, who probably are not interested in discographical nuances, will go for the fast and easy option. The result is that the buyer is less likely to get the correct version.

    – “Recommendations” box on the left is a kind of extra info that should be relagated to the bottom of the page. It has nothing directly to do with the actual release.

  • Oct 11,2012 at 03:03

    Looks great,do it…

  • Oct 11,2012 at 00:48

    Discogs, you need to listn to the users. They make your site the way it is. If it ain’t broken, dont fix it. I’m not saying you cant make changes; but make the changes but only if people want the changes, Don’t assume people want this change; when clearly they dont. The old site worked wonders, hardly any problems. You should had spent more time fixing bugs before you make any other change.

  • Oct 10,2012 at 16:20

    fantatsic, really like it!

  • Oct 10,2012 at 08:42

    I filled out the survey…please consider my minor suggestions. It will make the readability of the page much better!

  • Oct 10,2012 at 06:26

    Looks ugly and confusing. Leave the old good stuff alone, please.

  • Oct 10,2012 at 04:13

    First of, I’m not opposed to change and I like a lot of the new stuff but a few points:
    1. Just as with the new search results page, you’re wasting vertical space. It might look nice but a more compact design would give a better overview and reduce unnecessary scrolling.
    2. On the master release page under Version, there are 3 lines for each release. This could be 1. What’s the use of showing the artist name on each release?
    3. Also on master release under Version, I would really like a “thumbnails view” button. If I want to find the version of Appetite for Destruction, on CD, with the skull cross cover, I need to visit each page. Thumbs would be nice!

  • Oct 10,2012 at 01:22

    As with all recent changes, there’s a looks vs. usability clash here. Like all recent changes it looks smooth, but the endless scrolling kills the usability. Surely there must be a way to combine the smooth looks with less scrolling and needless whitespace. Please. A lot of users that have been here longer than a few months still feel ignored and as a web programmer myself I strongly feel that smooth looks and usability should be able to go together just fine.

  • Oct 10,2012 at 00:52

    Guys, do you set any testing sessions or collect analytics data before designing your stuff? Why do you place this functionality of “Add to Wantlist / Add to list / Status / Edit”. Are you sure that people would use these controls on the list of releases?

    Thanks for moving recomendations to the right colomn.

  • Oct 9,2012 at 17:07

    love the image section looks clean..

  • Oct 9,2012 at 16:39

    you people really need to START LISTENING. If it is NOT broken, DO NOT fix it. It’s that simple.

    Discogs is a database – Discogs is NOT iTunes.

  • Oct 9,2012 at 16:33

    I would like to sit in on the development meetings. I guess employees have to stay busy but could they be washing windows or something more helpful like that?

  • Oct 9,2012 at 16:22

    I love the aesthetic and colors, but I dislike the organization. I would prefer to have the data of the release next to the album art rather than covers of other versions. However, those covers could be good pop-up images while hovering the cursor over the links to other versions. I don’t agree with the look of the other versions section. The box that indicates that it’s in the collection is way too big. The simple “C”/”W” icons are already perfect. The area takes up too much room vertically; it’s really quite fine the way it already is.

  • Oct 9,2012 at 15:55

    i like it great work!!…. can you change the rating bar?? it’s very ugly :)

  • Oct 9,2012 at 15:49

    Yet another crap not needed change….

    Listen for once to the users and realise we are still the ones entering the data…

    everybody is complaining about the new layout, search engineis still a mess but yet again you change things instead of taking cate of the real problems…

  • Oct 9,2012 at 15:43

    and i wholeheartedly adree with ryosuke63: “IF IT ISN’T BROKEN, DON’T FIX IT.”

  • Oct 9,2012 at 15:37

    it’s a shame that after the credits for those who submitted the release have been already moved into the corner in the previous remake of the release page, now they are completely gone and have to be tidiously uncovered by clicking on “edit”. it’s the people who build this database, smoe of them since years. why not properly honor them by mentioning their names on the releases they contributed?

  • Oct 9,2012 at 15:36

    Lookh HORRIBLE. If Discogs keep up this self-destructing “simplification” (see: YouTube, Facebook, and other sites’ changes they call “updates”) I don’t know how I will deal with it. I love Discogs and have been a user for some years now, but this is just infuriating. One of the things I’ve always loved about this site was its layout, and all these changes are horribly confusing and frankly very ugly. IF IT ISN’T BROKEN, DON’T FIX IT. Period.

  • Oct 9,2012 at 15:25

    very cool, smooth and clean layout.
    but the old result page of release seller was more easy to find the products with good prices!

  • Oct 9,2012 at 15:19

    really like that but what i would actually REALLY love is to see buyers location on feedbacks

  • Oct 9,2012 at 15:17

    looks REALLY good!!
    love the layout… much more NOW!!

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