Site slow – 28th June

The site seems to be running quite slow today, we are looking into the issue and it should be resolved within the next few hours, sorry for any inconvenience in the meantime.

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Submission Skill turned on

We have now turned on the new Submission Skill system. As [url=http://www.discogs.com/forums/topic?topic_id=135799]explained in other threads[/url], this looks at how well you are doing getting submissions through the system with the minimum amount of effort on behalf of the mods, and adjusts your submission limit accordingly. This is all related to the average for all users, […]

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Classical Music genre turned on

We have turned on the Classical genre today. This genre has been hard for us to finalize a data entry method for, and we have ended up (at the moment) with the following (hopefully simple) rules. It must be understood that the ‘Main Artist’ role is not very relevant to Classical music, so we must […]

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Local Messaging / Updates to Contact Form

We’ve just introduced a new messaging system on Discogs. This is a local inbox that stores all of the messages you receive from Discogs and from other members. Use the “Inbox” link in the top navbar to access it. Over the past several months we’ve noticed that more and more users are not receiving the […]

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Submission limit update – Submission Skill

In the next few days and weeks, we will be turning on an update to the submission limit system. This new aspect of the system, called “Submission Skill”, is designed to encourage and benefit users who make smooth, easy to moderate submissions, and are helpful during other users submissions. This system will also be used […]

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Site outage 22 May

Just had a blip that caused the site to be offline for 20 minutes or so. I have now rebooted some servers and things appear to be running ok again. Sorry for any inconvienience caused, we will look into why this happened.

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Updating the submission limits, Pt III – holding pattern

We have now taken a break in the queue reduction procedure. The new limits are set to be ‘level’, so you may notice you can submit a little more than before, but things will still feel restricted. What has become apparent is we are not reducing the oldest submissions as fast as I had hoped. […]

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Help server down

We are currently having an issue with a server that runs our email system, help.discogs.com, and advanced account activation. We are not sure exactly what the issue is, but we expect to have it up and running at some point today. Sorry for any inconvenience whilst this gets fixed.

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Updating the submission limits, Pt II – reducing the queue

Following on from http://www.discogs.com/forums/topic?topic_id=131584 As most regular users will have noticed, we are in the middle of bringing out a new queue management system at the moment. We hope this will help keep the pending queue a reasonable size, and lower the time most submissions take to be accepted. We also hope the new system […]

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Downtime – 27 Apr

I’m very sorry but I had to take the site offline to perform some emergency maintenance to help with the recent site slowdowns. I’ll have to do this a few more times over the next couple of weeks as we add more databases and get the system to a point where we can do this […]

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