Release notes

The list of improvements, bug fixes and new features.

2020-09-20

Changed

  • Updated leaderboards, among other things, the page now is mobile-friendly.

2020-09-08

Added

  • Two hours option for a debate argument response period

2020-09-03

Changed

  • Updated main page

  • Fixed multiple minor issues

2020-08-16

Added

  • The ability to lift debates for credits.

2020-08-15

Changed

  • It's been a long time but finally the debate info page has been updated. It now looks more modern and support mobile devices.

  • Dropped the clear button from the text editor due to its malfunction.

2020-06-15

Changed

  • Updated the debates list page. Added a search button and an indicator about the number of a debate's published arguments.

  • Fixed icons` sizes.

2020-06-11

Added

  • Added forum posts separators for posts that have more than 14 days between the dates of their publication.

  • Added forum posts separators between the seen and newly added posts

2020-05-25

Changed

  • Updated the debates list page. The design has been improved to support mobile devices.

2020-05-14

Added

  • Added a new search for debates and forum topics. It now highlights the search results and uses a significantly better algorithm.

2020-05-04

Changed

  • Improved system for finding tags, it's now much more convenient and smart

2020-04-29

Changed

  • Updated the post edit page

2020-04-26

Changed

  • Updated the topic creation page

  • Updated the topic edit page

Fixed

  • Fixed a bug when topics with tags couldn't be deleted

2020-04-20

Changed

  • Updated the forum topics pages. The design has been improved to support mobile devices.

2020-04-04

Changed

  • Updated the topics list page. Now it's completely responsive and ca easily be used on mobile devices.

2020-03-23

Changed

  • Updated the authentication cards, i.e. "Activation required", "Successful password reset" and the rest.

2020-03-22

Changed

  • Finished the complete remake of the auth pages, now everything is beautiful and mobile and (hopefully) text-reader friendly.

2020-03-21

Changed

  • Completely redone the account activation page

  • Completely redone the password reset pages

2020-03-19

Changed

  • Completely redone the sign-up page

2020-03-16

Changed

  • Replaced the site's footer

  • Dropped the Art category from the forum

  • Replaced the feedbacks functionality

2020-01-08

Changed

  • Moved Health forum category into Nature and science

2019-12-31

New

  • Implemented a limitation that prevents users from voting unless they either have 2 ranked open debates with Voting or Finished statuses OR 100 forum posts.

Changed

  • Bumped the max size for debate comments to 5,000 from 2,000 characters.

  • Changed Random topics section to Newest topics section.

Fixed

  • Hacked a quick solution to the problem that prevented forum posts from being created giving an error that the post's text is missing.

2019-12-24

New

  • Added forum posts highlighting for 3 credits.

2019-12-23

New

  • Added a simple naive implementation of the credits system. The credits will be used to get access to some unique features, like changing profile appearance or highlighting forum posts. Currently it allows to only lift a forum topic to the top of the list for 24 hours. New features will be added gradually. The credits will be awarded as a gift for a donation or for getting on-site achievements (not implemented yet), most likely somehow related to the medals system but it hasn't been decided yet.

2019-12-19

New

  • Created a simple naive tagging system for the forum

Fixed

  • Fixed minor bugs

2019-12-16

Changed

  • Moved Fashion and Cars topics into Misc

2019-12-13

Changed

  • Implemented proper highlighting for forum post mentions.

  • Implemented side highlighting for posts with 5 or more likes.

2019-12-12

Changed

  • Moved Movies, Music and TV into one merged category Show business

2019-12-11

Changed

  • Minor design changes

  • Made forum topics sortable by clicking on the column names.

2019-12-09

Changed

  • Slightly modified logic for the random forum topics

  • Added another forum category Current events

2019-12-04

Changed

  • Added one more forum category: Artistic expressions

2019-12-03

Changed

  • Changed some colors

  • Added two more forum categories: Archive and Forum games

2019-12-02

Changed

  • Minor changes to some font sizes and distance between elements

2019-12-01

Changed

  • Replaced important topics with hot topics on the main forum page

  • Added random topics to the forum main page.

2019-11-30

Changed

  • Moved privacy policy to the information center

  • Moved CoC to the information center

  • Moved release notes to the information center

  • Moved donations page to the information center

  • Removed Law abiding citizen, News reader and Potential supporter medals. The reason is that awarding those medals would otherwise become a confusing process since the pages that they were dependent on have been moved outside of the DART's scope.

  • Added a link to Patreon to the website's footer.