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Name: David Laderoute
Zone 5B/6 - NW MO (Zone 5b)
Ignoring Zones altogether
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DavidLMO
Sep 29, 2016 7:57 PM CST
How do I get to my mail box?
How do I find my favorite threads?
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Sep 29, 2016 8:03 PM CST

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Click on the person icon in the top right of your screen.
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
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Weedwhacker
Sep 29, 2016 8:21 PM CST
@DavidLMO -- David, did you figure it out? There's an envelope icon at the upper right-hand side of the screen fo your mailbox; and if you go all the way to the bottom of the home screen it gives you an option to customize your home page so your updated forums list will be at the top of the home page if you want (or wherever else you want it to be). Smiling
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Name: David Laderoute
Zone 5B/6 - NW MO (Zone 5b)
Ignoring Zones altogether
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DavidLMO
Sep 29, 2016 8:57 PM CST
Ah thanks folks. I have poor eyesight anyway and the new layout snuck up on me as in SURPRISE D'Oh!
Seeking Feng Shui with my plants since 1976
Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
Charter ATP Member Celebrating Gardening: 2015 I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped beta test the first seed swap Region: United States of America Region: Michigan
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Weedwhacker
Sep 29, 2016 9:19 PM CST
DavidLMO said:Ah thanks folks. I have poor eyesight anyway and the new layout snuck up on me as in SURPRISE D'Oh!


It surprised me too -- and I knew it was coming... Hilarious!

not helped by the fact that I have a new computer that I'm trying to get used to...

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Name: Tiffany
Opp, AL (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Sep 30, 2016 7:58 AM CST


At the top of each forum, there's not a link back to the main forum page. I'm sure that detail is inconvenient.
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
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Calif_Sue
Sep 30, 2016 8:07 AM CST

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A discussion is in the Site Forum The thread "September 2016 website redesign is complete!" in Site Talk forum and any comments should be added there.
Do you mean go back to the Home page?
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Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
Charter ATP Member Celebrating Gardening: 2015 I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped beta test the first seed swap Region: United States of America Region: Michigan
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Weedwhacker
Sep 30, 2016 8:07 AM CST
purpleinopp said:
At the top of each forum, there's not a link back to the main forum page. I'm sure that detail is inconvenient.


Tiffany, do you mean a link to the entire list of forums? I've already forgotten where that was before... on the left-hand side of the page, I think? Although the forum list can be found under the "community" section at the top, I agree it would be helpful to have a link directly to it... I'm going to make a suggestion on the site talk forum Smiling

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Name: Tiffany
Opp, AL (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Sep 30, 2016 8:10 AM CST
If I click on house plants forum for example, and finish reading the discussions there, there's no link back to this page, to read the other forums:
http://garden.org/forums/
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
Region: California Plant Database Moderator Roses Irises Clematis Garden Photography
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Calif_Sue
Sep 30, 2016 8:13 AM CST

Plants Admin

If you change you Home page layout, you can have your Watched forum list right at the top each time you go back to your Home page
My gardening Blog!
Hand sewn wares and vintage finds in my Etsy store. Summer Song Cottage
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
Region: California Plant Database Moderator Roses Irises Clematis Garden Photography
Cottage Gardener Keeper of Poultry Hummingbirder Bee Lover Butterflies Birds
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Calif_Sue
Sep 30, 2016 8:16 AM CST

Plants Admin

It's there, defaulted right now further down the page. Just move it further to the top.

My gardening Blog!
Hand sewn wares and vintage finds in my Etsy store. Summer Song Cottage
Name: Tiffany
Opp, AL (Zone 8b)
Houseplants Organic Gardener Composter Region: Gulf Coast Miniature Gardening Native Plants and Wildflowers
Bulbs Foliage Fan Tropicals Butterflies Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents
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purpleinopp
Sep 30, 2016 8:17 AM CST
TY for the comment. I've never had a watched forum list, I just go to the forum page & visit the forums that interest me, after visiting all discussions in which I'm involved that have new comments.

Both of those facilities used to be accessible by 1 click from any page on the site.
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โ˜•๐Ÿ‘“ The only way to succeed is to try.
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
Region: California Plant Database Moderator Roses Irises Clematis Garden Photography
Cottage Gardener Keeper of Poultry Hummingbirder Bee Lover Butterflies Birds
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Calif_Sue
Sep 30, 2016 8:21 AM CST

Plants Admin

Go to Home page
Scroll to the bottom and click on ยป Customize your homepage
There you see a series of boxes: Find the one called 'Watcher Notifications' (left side) for your watched forums, or Forum Lists for all the Forums you are watching
Hold you mouse over that 'Watcher Notification' and while left clicking and holding, drag it to the very top left box and drop it in there (by releasing the mouse)
Now take the other feature that is in the top left box and drag and drop it in the box you just vacated.

Now your watched threads (or whatever you choose) are at the very top. You can remove any of the features you don;t want to see at all by dragging it to the 'Available for use' box on the left.
My gardening Blog!
Hand sewn wares and vintage finds in my Etsy store. Summer Song Cottage
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
Region: California Plant Database Moderator Roses Irises Clematis Garden Photography
Cottage Gardener Keeper of Poultry Hummingbirder Bee Lover Butterflies Birds
Image
Calif_Sue
Sep 30, 2016 8:23 AM CST

Plants Admin

The entire list is now under the Community button at the top.
My gardening Blog!
Hand sewn wares and vintage finds in my Etsy store. Summer Song Cottage
Name: Bev Walker
SW Virginia (Zone 6a)
Miniature Gardening Garden Art Frogs and Toads
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Sundownr
Sep 30, 2016 8:26 AM CST
Dave,
After playing a bit on the customization page, I'm really liking the new layout!
Thanks! I tip my hat to you.
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Name: Karen
NM , AZ (Zone 7b)
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plantmanager
Sep 30, 2016 8:39 AM CST
I agree
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Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
Charter ATP Member Celebrating Gardening: 2015 I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped beta test the first seed swap Region: United States of America Region: Michigan
Seed Starter Vegetable Grower Birds Butterflies Dog Lover Cat Lover
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Weedwhacker
Sep 30, 2016 10:57 AM CST
For anyone who hasn't seen it on the Site Talk forum -- Dave has added a link to the forums list at the bottom of the page, in the same box as the link back to the home page (I've circled it in red here)

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Name: Kat
Magnolia, Tx (Zone 8b)
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kittriana
Sep 30, 2016 2:15 PM CST
I loved it at first sight! Thank you! Thank You!
kitt

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