EDIT : I know the site is kinda a disaster now. At least the cool archive link on the right works. I'm too tired to keep working on it, so it's time for a nap and then REAL work. And then if I don't fall asleep instantly, more work on the site.
That's not a typo - my favorite site just got better. I was talking with a reader of my site and he told me my site was hard to navigate. You know what? He's right.
So, I've done a few things to fix that (and other) problems. The most obvious change is that you no longer have to click "read more" to read the rest of the article. You still have to click "comments" to read comments, because otherwise the page would be even huger than it is now.
Also, if you go directly to a post (either through a link or by clicking the title of a post), you'll see links to the next post and previous post. This is for people that like to read the whole site in order or have some catching up to do. When reading in this mode you can also see all the comments right on the page.
The oversized "archives" section on the sidebar is now a really cool scrollable calendar. If you hover over the little icons you can read the titles of the posts. I might change this soon, but we'll try it out for a while.
I removed the "please give me money" section at the bottom of each post. Very few people donate money or play at the casino, so there's no point in bothering everyone with the messages. The ads make me a few dollars each day, but they might be on their way out as well. If only I could figure out a good way to make money from the site that isn't offensive to readers.
Lastly, I changed the font to Verdana. Apparently that's the easiest font to read, and some of my posts are rather long.
Do these changes help? Hurt? Any other changes you think I should consider?
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