Refine & Revise

Site, Ever-Changing

Websites are organic, never finished.

Serving as documentation of changes, removals, fixes, and additions. This change log is an official, public record of my indecisiveness and inability to be content with my own works.

Change Log

1.8.0 / Jan 22, 2023

An unfortunate template refactor, due to breaking update in Kirby CMS

changed
the way the outlaw cards on the /home page respond to screen resizing.
changed
the tag from “Cartoon” to “Editorial” for Sorrow.
changed
the way the maps heading is loaded for the Age of Steam listing.
changed
the way all section headings are loaded for the /sundry landing page.
changed
the kirby version, to the latest release.
removed
the layout plugin.
changed
the way I approach layout wrappers using snippet slots.
added
collections for artist, writer, and lauded items.
removed
breadcrumb snippet.
removed
manufacturer snippet.
removed
masthead snippet.
removed
pagination snippets.
removed
site-header and site-footer snippets.
removed
tags snippet.
added
new crumbs snippets to handle breadcrumbs more universally and without and hard coded values or HTML.
fixed
a typo in the favorite snippet.
added
a title to the return links in the footnotes snippet.
added
a new universal HTML layout snippet.
fixed
a typo in the modified snippet.
added
new pagination snippets.
added
a new rainbow_bar snippet.
added
a new taxonomy snippets.
fixed
indentation, and commented PHP in all templates.
fixed
some over-engineered PHP in all templates.
changed
the way taxonomy is handled in all templates.
changed
the way pagination is handled in all templates.
changed
the way breadcrumbs are handled in all templates.
removed
some unnecessary PHP in all templates.
fixed
a bug that caused a Javascript error when switching the color scheme on certain pages.
fixed
a bug that caused written articles to use the wrong template.
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1.7.2 / Jan 19, 2023

Ugh, more hot fixes and tweaks

fixed
a typo on the 404 error page.
fixed
some typos on the /credits page.
removed
a line of text on the 404 error page that was coming across with a more sarcastic tone than intended.
added
2 new items to the /lauded section.
changed
the way del is styled and displayed.
fixed
a bug that caused the wrong date to display in the copyright on the /credits page.
removed
the opening line of the /readme page.
removed
Ganstagrass from the /credits page.
added
New Artistic Outlaw Soundtrack /credits page.
added
the /work page.
fixed
some typos on Remembered entry.
added
the ability to create and display a link to rules files for the /redrawn /maps.
fixed
a bug that caused the movie library to stop working because the system couldn't find a specific function().
removed
some more unused images, and files.
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1.7.1 / Jan 15, 2023

Hot fixes and tweaks

added
a comment to Rick and Morty lauded entry.
fixed
a bug that caused /lauded media to not responsively resize.
added
1 new quote to the /quotes page.
added
an update to the Goodbye leihu entry.
added
a source to Kratos quote.
added
id to /quotes for linking directly to specific quotes.
fixed
a bug using the incorrect url_title to be used for /quotes.
removed
a hardcoded edit date from all /quotes.
fixed
a bug that cause lauded images to be too big on the /sundry landing page.
changed
the way lauded media items are coded to clean up the template.
fixed
a bug using the incorrect url_title to be used for /lessons.
fixed
a bug that was incorrectly parsing code samples in the change logs.
fixed
a bug that caused some linked images to display HTML in their title tag, which broke the listing display.
changed
outlaw cards to better match the new card style.
added
ability to mark /redrawn maps as favorites.
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1.7.0 / Jan 14, 2023

A metric ton of changes, and updates bringing the rest of the site to the new thick sharp style.

added
new images to the /outlaw bio card that change based on your selected color scheme.
added
the ability to change images based on the selected color scheme.
changed
figure-cover and cover to media-cover.
added
tokens to handle common :focus state colors.
added
tokens to handle common thickness settings for borders, and shadows.
added
tokens to handle common separators colors and thickness.
changed
the overall visual for normal and ghost buttons.
added
a :hover state for normal and ghost buttons.
changed
the way cards display and function to make them more flexible.
changed
the :focus state for the version badge in the footer.
changed
the way all media elements are handled, separating the visual and layout concerns making future changes more flexible.
removed
tokens that handled one-off scale exceptions for the values, 0, 1, 2, and 3.
removed
unused context tokens.
changed
the name of almost every context token, to better match a new naming structure.
removed
unused CSS, Images, and HTML.
changed
the visual used for the first entry in stacked text listings.
changed
the :focus state for the search input and button in the movie library.
changed
the visual used for the social links on the /outlaw page.
changed
the font face used for figcaption.
added
a :hover state for /yoyo listings.
added
a :hover state for /lauded listings.
fixed
a typo on Unknown drawing page.
fixed
a typo on the MccCooner Park Part 2 story.
fixed
a typo on A Tale of Sammy Jankis story.
fixed
a typo on The Ballad of Perry Dubois story.
fixed
a typo on the Goodbye leihu entry.
changed
the way images are coded on /outlaw pages.
changed
the way quotes on the /forty page are stored and loaded.
changed
the way the soundtrack cards are coded on the /credits page.
changed
the way the cookie and the data passed to form that cookie are coded to make it easier to maintain, and change down the road.
added
3 new yoyos to the /yoyo page.
added
4 new quotes to the /quotes page.
fixed
a typo on the Life Expectancy entry.
added
2 new items to the /lauded section.
added
25 new items to the /movies library.
fixed
a typo on Thor Ragnarok in the /movies library.
changed
the way the images are coded on the /games page.
changed
the game count on the /games page.
fixed
an icon alignment issue on the /changes page.
changed
the visuals for map cards on the /sundry page.
changed
the visuals for outlaw cards on the /home page.
changed
the location and visuals of badges for outlaw cards, to better match other card badges.
changed
the way the update badge for the now outlaw card is handled to make updates easier.
added
the ability to add source and source links to quotes when applicable or known.
added
the /then section, an archive of past /now pages.
added
thick card for yoyo backgrounds when in grids.
added
ability to mark yoyos as favorites.
fixed
a layout bug in the default layout template.
changed
the focus state for the podcast ad.
added
alt and link text to artist images.
added
alt and link text to lauded images.
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1.6.0 / Dec 21, 2022

Fixes, tweaks, and indecision.

changed
the look of tags and buttons to better match the new design direction.
added
the doodle to the bg of the mobile menu.
changed
the animation of the mobile menu.
added
a :hover animation to the bio card on the /outlaw page.
fixed
a spacing bug on the masthead.
added
tokens to make the doodle more portable.
changed
some tokens from root to being scoped to usage.
added
a fading animation for the mobile menu for a little polish.
fixed
a bug that caused unused javascript to load and throw an unsightly console error.
changed
focus state for breadcrumbs.
fixed
a spacing bug for breadcrumbs causing a slight misalignment.
added
an icon to the updated line on entries and pages.
changed
breadcrumb parent from nav to div.
fixed
a bug that was hiding bandana content and menu items from screen readers.
changed
the colors of the masthead logo on the /home page.
changed
the width and color of blockquote borders.
changed
the border-radius on list index cards.
added
a subtle border to list index cards.
changed
arrow icon for the home menu item.
changed
arrow icons for pagination.
changed
thickness for links underline decoration for both large and small text links to be more in line with the new design.
fixed
a bug that made focus states for images display incorrectly.
fixed
a bug that made focus states for yoyos display incorrectly.
changed
the layout and information for the soundtrack on the /credits page.
fixed
a few bugs with pagination that caused the incorrect pagination to load.
changed
the look of pagination to match the new design.
changed
the padding for pronouns badge.
removed
some unused images, templates, and snippets.
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1.5.0 / Dec 16, 2022

A new menu, masthead, footer, and more.

changed
the bandana site wide, it now houses the main navigation, and a smaller version of the logo.
added
some padding to the content block.
changed
the overall width and layout of the footer, to be more inline with the content width.
changed
the overall style and design of the main navigation menu, across all device sizes.
added
a new alpha channel for --brand-900 across all schemes.
added
new tokens for bandana and menu.
added
new token for highlight colors.
added
commas to artist and writer headings on /home page.
added
a noir scheme bar to the rainbow.
changed
location of the rainbow.
changed
color tokens for logo-small svg.
changed
the location of the breadcrumbs.
changed
the location of page headings.
changed
the location of page content tags.
added
page intros.
changed
max width for headings.
changed
main image for /outlaw bio card.
changed
content layout for /outlaw bio card.
removed
email link from /outlaw bio card.
added
pronouns badge to /outlaw bio card.
fixed
a bug that causes breadcrumbs to have the wrong hover background color.
fixed
a bug that prevented the masthead background from rendering correctly.
changed
default scheme from Blue to Indigo.
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1.4.2 / Dec 10, 2022

A few tweaks and hot fixes.

added
an as of badge to the “Me Now” card on the /home page.
changed
the size of the pagination prev and next links.
fixed
a typo in Ratchet & Clank lauded entry.
fixed
some typos on the /readme page.
changed
all the names of the theme tokens.
changed
how color tokens function, to allow for more schemes.
changed
the hue values for Yellow, Green, Indigo, and Violet to give them better color differences from their neighbors.
added
ability to sort /yoyos by manufacturer.
added
an active state for tags when page is being filtered.
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1.4.1 / Sep 04, 2022

A few tweaks and hot fixes.

changed
the size of the underline on small text links from 2 to 1.
added
T.O.C. and jump links to the /uses page.
changed
the icon glyph for T.O.C lists.
changed
the icon glyph size for T.O.C returns.
fixed
a open ul on T.O.C lists.
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1.4.0 / Sep 01, 2022

Some quality of life, and informational changes.

removed
title based easter egg, as it was causing bookmarking and browsing history issues.
added
a /terms page.
added
/terms and /credits links to footer.
fixed
a typo on the /credits page.
removed
“all rights reserved” text from footer.
added
“all rights reserved” text to the /credits page.
added
a new lesson to the /forty page.
added
card images for sharing every type of content.
added
a drop shadow to the logo in the masthead to give it more contrast against the doodle.
added
section IDs to the /readme page.
added
T.O.C. and jump links to the /readme page.
fixed
some typos on the /readme page.
fixed
a typo on the /uses page.
changed
visual design of the search submit button.
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1.3.0 / Aug 27, 2022

Things are always changing, this site is no exception

changed
the way the banner displays on the home page.
added
favicons for browser, taskbar, and desktop use.
added
web clip icons.
changed
the height of the rainbow bar to make it easier to click.
changed
the :hover and :focus colors for navigation links.
changed
the :hover for pagination links.
fixed
a typo on the /home page (thanks Case!).
added
a robots.txt file.
added
a humans.txt file.
added
title based easter egg.
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1.2.0 / Jul 12, 2022

Additional tweaks and changes...

fixed
a bug in the /movies/library that prevented showing correct digital storage information.
changed
the bandana to add in more personal items.
fixed
a bug in the bandana that caused an obvious seam.
fixed
a typo in the One Sentence entry.
fixed
a typo on the /outlaw/forty page.
fixed
a bug that caused footnote anchor links to have too thick of an underline.
added
a new accent color level.
changed
the :hover color for buttons, tags, menu, and social links.
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1.1.0 / Jul 03, 2022

Some changes post-launch, fixes, tweaks, etc...

changed
the way tags are handled for listings.
changed
the way the scroll component assigns height to make it more reusable.
added
scrollable grid covers for a nicer mobile experience.
changed
the grid cover areas on /home, /sundry, and /movies landing pages.
changed
heading_link to button[data-type='normal']
removed
heading_link from heading.css
added
button[data-type='normal'] from button.css
added
has-covers modifier to block.css
added
[data-type='grid-scroll-covers'] modifier to list.css
fixed
a bug in showing the titles on changes.php and log.php
added
a bug report link for Age of Steam maps.
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1.0.0 / Jul 01, 2022

The beta release of the new website. This is a new beginning, but feels like I've been running forever. Thus the song choice.

added
everything!
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