Changes to Drafts page; showing drafts of udpates

The “Draft Releases” page has been changed to just “Drafts”. It still shows your draft releases but now also shows drafts of any updates you have saved. These were previously only accessible by going back to the specific release and clicking Update. As it was before, drafts of updates are automatically deleted when another user […]

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New Notification Options

There are now two new notification options available at http://www.discogs.com/users/notifications (My Discogs -> Preferences -> Set Notification Options) [b]Email me when a release in my collection is changed[/b] [b]Email me when a release I’m selling is changed[/b] The latest changes are checked every 4 hours and, if you have these options enabled, you’ll get a […]

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Forums are Changed

I’ve just rolled out some updates to the Forums. The user-created forums are now called “Groups” and are located at http://www.discogs.com/groups (link in the top navigation bar). And the main Discogs forums are now known as the “Help Forums” and are located at http://www.discogs.com/help/forums (links in the help docs and page footer) The biggest change […]

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Allowing all Unique Releases

As of today, we are allowing all unique releases to be entered into Discogs. This means variations of the same release are now allowed (as long as we can tell them apart). This will allow us to expand the usefulness of the database for collectors, and increase the detail of the available versions for everyone. […]

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Final genres turned on!

We have now turned on the final four genres needed to (hopefully) be able to catalog every form of audio so far invented. We were hoping that we could have a new system for styles in place, but events have overtaken us, and we need to move forward without that for now, so the styles […]

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Discogs Unofficial Wiki – now open to everyone

The [url=http://wiki.discogs.com/index.php/Main_Page]Discogs Unofficial Wiki[/url] has now been opened up to all to use. This was started last year for the editors, then expanded to the moderators. I think it will now benefit from being open to all users, for any Discogs database related use. It would be appreciated if you signed up for it using […]

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You can now rate user comments/reviews

All comments now have a rating option allowing you to say if a comment was useful or not. This is prep work for the coming changes to the comments system which will allow you to post comments without moderation. When that part comes online next week the form will have strict requirements with a minimum […]

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Site slowdown – 28th August 2007

We are currently experiencing a site slowdown, since about 10:24 UTC (11:24 UK time). The issue is being looked into, and will be resolved as soon as possible, very sorry for any inconvenience in the meantime.

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Discogs Version 3 – Part 1

Following on from the previous thread, I’ve just turned on the first group of changes. Things changed are: – no more submission limits – anyone can edit an unmoderated submission (unless you are blocked by the submitter) – release history page includes changes made before the release was accepted – release history and diff pages […]

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Discogs Version 3

Following on from the [url=http://www.discogs.com/forums/topic?topic_id=141878]Discogs data being opened up[/url], we have some further changes lined up. These changes affect mainly the submission process, although there will be other site changes as well. Everything is detailed at http://www.discogs.com/help/discogs-version-three.html Overall, we are aiming for an improved and more open submission process, where users can enter and manipulate […]

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