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    Default Fragranticas new format website! UGH!

    Guess many people here are members of fragrantica too? Logged in to it yesterday and WOAH!!!! What a mess! Looks like it was designed in the early 90s.
    Difficult to use and generally sloppy.
    Any thoughts anyone?

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    Default Re: Fragranticas new format website! UGH!

    Its been awful for months. They redesigned it and a thread was up on here about it. Now seemed to have gone further done the rabbit hole and made it even worse.

    I had a casual wander over the other day and it asked me to sign in which it never does. Lucky my details came up and I just clicked, otherwise I have no idea what password I used.
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    Default Re: Fragranticas new format website! UGH!

    I could still access the reviews on the same old format when I ran a search. Perhaps the change applies only to the homepage?

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    Default Re: Fragranticas new format website! UGH!

    Evidently its been redesigned for phones. The new layout only makes sense in portrait mode. Regrettably the content is still the same.

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    Default Re: Fragranticas new format website! UGH!

    It's never been user-friendly or easy to navigate, but the new home page is indeed a mess. Internally, nothing seems to have changed. Fragrantica has some features that I like, but overall it's as counterintuitive as ever.

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    Default Re: Fragranticas new format website! UGH!

    Crazy -
    I only use it for Reviews as i like the layout for searching new fragrances and easy to navigate.

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    Default Re: Fragranticas new format website! UGH!

    I hate the new phone layout,also affected the forum pages,I understand change & updates but why not for the better?!!!!
    Make It Happen!

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    Default Re: Fragranticas new format website! UGH!

    horribly ugly site with great features in its fragrance database

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    Default Re: Fragranticas new format website! UGH!

    I’m just there to use whatever profile picture I want and for the instant link that appears to a fragrance when you mention it.
    Currently wearing: M7 by Yves Saint Laurent

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    Default Re: Fragranticas new format website! UGH!

    The thing I hate most about Fragrantica is that they must intentionally break copy/paste for some reason. It's absolutely infuriating and pointless.

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    Default Re: Fragranticas new format website! UGH!

    And almost impossible to upload photos!

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    Default Re: Fragranticas new format website! UGH!

    Quote Originally Posted by RawMia View Post
    I hate the new phone layout,also affected the forum pages,I understand change & updates but why not for the better?!!!!

    Adaptation to smartphone usage has absolutely destroyed all the creativity that had gone into 20 years of website design.




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