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Hi,

I'm a web developer with nearly 7 years experience in the field and was wondering if you could forward any technical contact to me. I would love to have a chance at improving the website since over the last couple of years I've been a member of the site it hasn't changed, aesthetically or functionally. Here are some things I've noticed over the years:

  • Monthly and Daily Tourneys always start later than the first of the month. Has this been a problem with your backend scripts or do you have a way of creating the matches manually? The algorithm choosing who everyone is matched with is good, but can be improved.
  • Redesign the layout of your user page and how you interact with the site. It's rather unnerving to try to navigate the site or get to any of the pages I want to look at. For a better user experience why not create a user dashboard that aggregates all the data you've collected over the years in a meaningful way, both present and past performance statistics, notes on who you've been matched with, a easier way to update the scores of the day, redesign the rejoin daily game tournament function.
  • If a game takes more than 3 days to complete there needs to be a more eligant solution than to ask a question on this forum. Give the user 3 'lives' a month to use to update past games. This still creates a sense of urgency to complete the game and gives the players matched in different timezones a way of updating their games.
  • Implement a dynamically changing tournament bracket at the start of the month for the monthly tourney based on region or one big bracket. That would look cool as well as give you a scope of how far you've come.
  • Implement a rating system for vetrens of the site, see your rating climb with each win/lose? Could possibly tie this in with your matching.

Those are some thoughts, if you find any of this compeling please drop me a message. I'm assuming you're using wordpress at the moment, do you plan on moving to another framework in the future?

Thanks,

Jon

asked 2 years ago in Website issues by honjunter13 Word Veteran (1,380 points)

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You make very valid points. I will send you an email. Don, the tech partner, has not participated on the site for over a year.
answered 2 years ago by Debbyoc Word Freak (174,100 points)

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