You know what? A brand new and greatly improved Lemon Amiga website has just been launched!
Who would have expected this to happen? It's been an amazing 15+ years since I built the Lemon Amiga website and a lot has happened since then, both technically and in life in general.
To sum it up, all I wanted to say is - check out the new Lemon Amiga website and enjoy.
Keep retro gaming,
So, what's new?
- Responsive mobile-first design, while still keeping the classic 2004 feel.
- Taking advantage of 4K/Retina displays.
- Added playable MP3 game music for 1732 games.
- Type-sensitive live game search.
- Improved Advanced games search.
- Modern screenshot slider with swipe on touch devices.
- Support for hires 640x512 screenshots.
- All intro videos are now lossless WebM with MP4 fallback for Safari (OS X/iPhone/iPad).
- Now using AJAX for improved multitasking. Rate, comment, watch video, listen to music, etc on the same page without interruption.
- Game Top- and Worstlists can now be filtered by category.
- A new WYSIWYG review editor.
- Tightly integrated all LemonTube video reviews into the games pages.
- Better logic for position of elements on games pages.
- Users rating is now next to users comment.
- Now showing WHDLoad installer author and date.
- Now showing review scores (graphics, music, playability, overall) directly on games page.
- Upgraded from phpBB 2.0 to 3.3
- Improved the phpBB site integration with login and profile option in the top right corner.
- User actions (votes, comments, favourites, originals, completed games, reviews etc.) are now visible in the users forum profile
- SSL certificate and forced https
- All code has been modernized and large parts have been re-written from scratch.
- Moved to Digital Ocean cloud servers and upgraded to PHP 7.4.
- Added Schema/Open Graph data to games and reviews to display more interesting snippets in search engines and social media.
- Removed all dead links in the Links section
- Overall clean-up and revision of content by updating or removing obsolete information.
The Amiga Future 149 will be released on the 5th March.
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Published 11.01.2021 - 20:36 by AndreasM
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