New Guideline sections – Updating a release / Glossary

I have added in two new sections to the guidelines: [url=http://www.discogs.com/help/submission-guidelines-updating-a-release.html]Updating A Release[/url] [url=http://www.discogs.com/help/submission-guidelines-glossary.html]Database Glossary[/url] The ‘updating a release’ section is something I felt we were lacking information on, for both new users, and regulars making large changes or entering into disputes. Hopefully, that page will help make things a little easier for all. The […]

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Temporary Missing Image Problem

We are currently having a problem with some of the images, and you may see missing images on some pages. We expect to have this resolved in the next 24 hours. Will post an update when it’s done.

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Label Page Updates – Improved Catalog Number Sorting and Multiple Pages

As part of our Master Release rollout we’ve implemented the Shadow Catalog Number idea. This creates a hidden (shadow) catalog number for every release, which is then used for sorting by catalog number. The shadow catalog number is automatically generated based on a set of rules, and there is no user involvement with it. The […]

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Master Release (grouping multiple versions of a release)

We’ve just turned on our Master Release function. For those not familiar with it, this will allow us to group multiple versions of a release into one “Master Release”. This makes for better display on the artist and label pages, and also gives us a summarized view of all versions of a release. When viewing […]

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Upcoming Downtime – Feb 20/21, 2009, 1 hour

There will be a short downtime on Feb 20 beginning at 8pm PST, 11pm EST, 4am GMT 21/Feb. The downtime will last about one hour while we perform database maintenance.

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Unplanned Downtime – Jan 22, 2009

Hi, all. We had some server problems last night and Discogs was down for a few hours. We are still having problems with a few servers and that is affecting search and marketplace browse pages. We are working on this right now and will get it resolved ASAP. EDIT Everything is back online now. It […]

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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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