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Another new feature : bands biography and pictures

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ungovernable, May 21, 2010.

  1. ungovernable

    ungovernableAutonome Staff Member Admin Team Experienced member


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    I have been trying to add this feature for a while and i had some troubles (that's why there was bugs on the topics yesterday) but it is finally here ! I always wanted to add a feature like this to one of the forums i manage, so i'm glad i finally understood how to do this

    For almost all downloads on this forum, the biography, a picture, and similar artists are automatically displayed without you have to do anything. I wanted to add a section to post biographys and pictures but it would have been very hard to build a decent database, and i doubt a lot of users would have contributed.

    But now this problem is solved because the script I made will just take the biography and pictures from last.fm !

    This feature will be very useful for peoples who want to discover new bands or just know more about what they are downloading. With the similar artists, it also gives a clear indication of what the band will sound like ! And if you liked it, then you can easily find similar artists / similar downloads.

    I might also add a page to automatically get the latest gigs from the bands and a few other things...
     

  2. rude-boy

    rude-boyExperienced Member Experienced member Forum Member


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    hmm wasent there already a problem with this site having to much going on and the servers could not handle it so everything was getting all slow? i dont know if its just my computer but the site has been slow as fuck and buggy
     
  3. ungovernable

    ungovernableAutonome Staff Member Admin Team Experienced member


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    we moved servers, we had no choice anyway... so now we got more ressources than before

    and no i don't think the server is slow, i just checked the server logs and the load is very low so the website isn't slowing down the servers

    anyway the scripts i added doesn't take much server ressources since the script gets the infos from another website (last.fm)


    and the bugs should all be fixed now
     
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