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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #15 on: June 13, 2010, 01:13:15 pm »
Generally it holds up pretty well in the various themes, but to be fair that was mostly what I expected, much as I encountered with Bloc's themes.

And yeah, if there's a totally custom menu, isn't much we can do about that without coding in theme specific support (which I really don't think we should do if we can help it)

I think adding custom theme support ill be too messy and will probably make the modification file large, which really isn't needed it if you ask me.

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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #16 on: June 13, 2010, 01:58:18 pm »
Messy, yes. Making it large... well, it's already large. I recently did some trimming and brought it down to only 41 things to do on install...

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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #17 on: June 13, 2010, 02:00:22 pm »
Messy, yes. Making it large... well, it's already large. I recently did some trimming and brought it down to only 41 things to do on install...

Still not worth it but you could talk to theme authors and ask them to add a menu item for SD just in case :P or you can maybe write something that allows people to import menu buttons depending on theme for SimpleDesk.

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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #18 on: June 13, 2010, 02:15:10 pm »
Or theme authors could come up with something that doesn't rely on stupidly enforcing manual edits to the theme, but that's just my cynical nature.

That said, I added something very clever to SD 1.1 to remove the unread/unreadreplies links and the search box if it's not applicable, in standalone mode, that is in almost every case safely done without being a theme edit.

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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #19 on: June 13, 2010, 04:03:25 pm »
Or theme authors could come up with something that doesn't rely on stupidly enforcing manual edits to the theme, but that's just my cynical nature.

That said, I added something very clever to SD 1.1 to remove the unread/unreadreplies links and the search box if it's not applicable, in standalone mode, that is in almost every case safely done without being a theme edit.

That's good to hear :)

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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #20 on: June 14, 2010, 05:36:23 pm »
I'm using it for my SMF Customization Website SMFPacks.com and works like a charm it's a lot easier to give support using SD instead of Regular Forums
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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #21 on: June 14, 2010, 08:25:04 pm »
On my anime site we're using the Simple Desk for the following:

  • For requests to add content. [Request]
  • To track site bugs [Bug]
  • For site enhancement requests. [Feature]

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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #22 on: June 14, 2010, 09:17:18 pm »
On my anime site we're using the Simple Desk for the following:

  • For requests to add content. [Request]
  • To track site bugs [Bug]
  • For site enhancement requests. [Feature]
Interesting, to track site bugs? I might replace PT for SD when the custom field is complete in 1.1.
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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #23 on: June 14, 2010, 09:21:42 pm »
That's exactly what we're going to do here as we've already said before.

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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #24 on: July 15, 2010, 06:15:07 am »
Im using SD on two SMF Installations:

1: It's a forum quite inacitve at the moment due to me spending my time with other projects than this. Its goal is to produce is nice little browsergame. It actually looks like I have to do everything on my own so I have to find people that would like to give commetns and feedback on the stuff Im going to code.
I want to use SimpleDesk there for different Reports and with SD 1.0 I'm just fine there. Could not test much as there are no people that could Report stuff. And if I find something that has to be fixed... I fix it rather than report and fix after.

2: It's a multigaming forum. We want to use SD for Bug / Player Reports and everything that only Staff should see. Something like Categories would be great and is I understood its planned for 1.2. The new Permissions planned for 1.1 is great for our plans. Because for every Game hosted there is a different team and it would be easier to assign groupgs and everything.
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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #25 on: July 15, 2010, 09:12:14 am »
Well, the permissions stuff isn't "planned" for 1.1, it's already implemented.

Categories... well, you might want to read our last blog post on that score.

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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #26 on: July 15, 2010, 09:35:16 am »
talking about permission: i meant that role thing I read about. But im not sure where that was Oo
And, sorry, I'm not up to date whats done and whats still planned.
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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #27 on: July 15, 2010, 09:39:49 am »
That's why I said you should read our last blog post.

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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #28 on: July 15, 2010, 09:43:50 am »
Thanks.
If I got it right, all the stuff I mentioned or am waiting for is included in 1.1 as Blog-Post says.
http://www.simpledesk.net/community/news-and-announcements/whats-simpledesk-1.1-559.0.html

Only your last post confuses me a bit.
http://www.simpledesk.net/community/simpledesk-team-blog/1.1-and-change-plan-776.0.html

Thats mainly the reason why I'm not sure what will be and what won't.
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Re: So, how are you using SimpleDesk? How does it fit into your site?
« Reply #29 on: July 15, 2010, 09:46:21 am »
That's precisely why I wanted you to read it. We're not sure either.

I can't speak for Nas or JBlaze but I don't have much motivation left to work on SD itself. So I hoped by removing the limitation on what gets implemented to simply whatever looks interesting that it would jumpstart things, but so far other than a brief surge, that hasn't happened either.

 

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