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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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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Summary of Guideline changes – 17th November 2008

We have recently completed the forth stage of the Guideline review, which involved trying to sort out most of the issues that were not resolved during the previous stages, or that had come up since the last major revision. The most important changes in this review are to the label / catalog number section. For […]

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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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