Matthieu

May 062012
 

Following the previous design update for the global layout, the new release is a major update for the spot page.

See for yourself, before :

And after:

Not only the page is visually more attractive, but it can now display specifically for tablets and smartphones. Here is what it looks like on a smartphone:

Go ahead and try for yourself, visit awespot.org on your mobile phone!

Jan 232012
 

After much work, the process of adding a new spot has been changed. It’s now simple and fast, you can do it in less than 10 seconds!

  • First, make sure you’re logged in
  • Click Add a spot on the home page
  • Type the name of the spot and hit Search
  • If the spot doesn’t already exist, you can either:
    • Create it from scratch (i.e. set the position on the map yourself)
    • Or import a wikipedia article (only if the search found some results on Wikipedia)

So if I want to add the Eiffel Tower for example, I just have to search it and click Import from Wikipedia and that’s it!

Look, there’s even an auto-completion to correct spelling mistakes:

Here is what it looks like for a search: