April 17 2016
- Search Engine Optimization: SEO
- Tested WP Super Cache; works great for speeding up page loads, but conflicts with Maintenance Mode a bit.
- Image optimization w/ free version of WP Smush; overall sizes reduced by 16.55% (27.27MB) with lossless conversion.
April 16 2016
- Added lots of links, flags, etc to existing Artists
- Label List now shows links, artists, flag, etc, similar to artist list.
- Added lots of links, flags, etc to Label List
- Added proper Juno/Beatport/Trackitdown link icons to Label Profiles & Artist Profiles
- Added DnB Database section to side bar.
- Added random labels & random artists to side bar.
- Replaced web player icon with nicer animated equalizer gif.
- Other changes to side bar.
April 12 2016
- Stream / Now Playing titles fixed! Liquidsoap reading ID3v2 tags properly, ID3v1 can be blank 🙂
- Archives stream: (+8hrs) Added 6 older mixes from K / Friday Feeling folder, with Chase, G1, MA, etc.
- Archives stream: (+16hrs) Added 10 newer mixes (2015-2016) from DJ Titan & co / Dirty Rotten Fridays
- Archives stream: (+14hrs) Added 12 older mixes from Sarcastro
- Archives stream: (+13hrs) Added 15 promo mixes from various DJs
April 11 2016
- Replaced Freenode’s web IRC client with Kiwi’s on Chat page & removed right column
- Added ‘Now Playing’ ticker to top of Chat page
- DnB Noize stream switched from ezstream to liquidsoap
April 03 2016
- Bugfix: Solved issue in DJ/MC Profiles that prevented Bio/About text from wrapping underneath the left column.
- Bugfix: Solved issue where DJ/MC Profiles showed no mixes for DJs/MCs with a space in the name/title.
- New feature: DJ/MC Profiles can now display mixes for a 2nd slug (ie. add “dj-k” slug to K-armour’s profile to show mixes for both)
- Added “Get Involved” information page
- Bugfix: Solved issue where DJ/Crew name had to be re-entered every time a DJ/MC profile was edited.
- Mixes now show up for MCs Fever Danger & Essdot
- Added artists: Optiv, Maztek, Troublesome
- Added ‘last edited’ dates to bottom of Artist/Producer profiles & Label profiles
- Added release: Neonlight – Triple B & Bad Omen
- Added release: Troublesome – The Walk of Excellence LP
- Rearranged the main page: 2 extra releases shown, ‘recent mixes’ moved to bottom of page.
- Added content to the “Advertising & Promotion” page
- Added labels: Totally Dubwise Recordings
- # of mixes at bottom of Main Page increased from 4 to 8 (2nd row added)
- Improvements to “Releases” page: much less space between row & added ‘post date’ column
- Removed some shit from right side menu
April 02 2016
- Changed “Now Playing” ticker back to ‘Artist – Title’ format (probably still needs tweaking)
- DJ Resources added/linked (needs more content)
- Added ‘Radio’ to main menu.
- Removed ‘Test’ menu
- Set an ‘entrymsg’ for the #dnb-noize IRC channel (anyone who joins is automatically sent a PM containing stream links)
- Main page now shows only the 5 most recent posts.
- ‘Recent Mixes’ & ‘Recent Posts’ headers on main page are now smaller, with “(View all)” links added beside them.
- Compacted main page posts (reduced margins, moved comments link up to same line as the post date)
- Added IRC resources to the Chat page
April 01 2016
- Added 10 labels: Dispatch, Metalheadz, Subtitles, Fokuz, Ganja-Tek, Playaz, DNAudio, Citrus, Disturbed, CIA,
- Added 6 artists: Ant TC1, Drumsound & Bassline Smith, Crissy Criss, Q Project, Total Science, Basher,
- Added Record Label Grid View (logo grid instead of names)
- Added mixes: Signal Flow (x5)
- Added mixes: iLLA (x5)
- New Footer Navigation Menu/Links
- Re-added the Shop
- Tweaked the main navigation sub-menus a bit
- Ubuntu server “upgraded” (updated)
- Changed Chat system to IRC (from WiseChat)
March 25-27 2016 (Easter weekend)
- Created a condensed top-5 “release” list to show on the home page.
- Added a proper DMCA/Copyright claim form
- Added mixes: DJ Traction (x4)
- Added mixes: DJ Titan (x10)
- Added mixes: Sarcastro (x3)
- Added mixes: Signal Flow (x5)
- Fixed filter spacing issue on Mixes pages.
- Added the Weekly Schedule page (to be improved)
- Added “Producer Spotlight” feature to side menus; one artist/producer can be ‘featured’ at a time (change artist here)
- DJ profile template improved – prominent info on radio show, social media icons, mixes at bottom (Example: Titan’s profile)
- Added a FAQ page which needs content still
- DJ Mix template improved
- Broke “Now Playing” functionality … fucking son of a bitch.
- Removed broken image and filler text from bottom of Main Page
- Fixed some date formats.
- Icecast upgraded to version 2.4.2 from 2.3.2. Improvements are:
- Security fix (“override supplementary groups if is used”.. whatever the fuck that means)
- Now sends proper HTTP headers to clients
- Fixes a memory leak due to lost headers
- Fixes a memory leak due to _parse_mount()
- Web interface upgraded (and is now XHTML compliant)
- Fixed ezstream so it’s not running with root permissions anymore (security improvement)
- Customized the 404 error page (what people see when they visit a bad link)
- Customized the Icecast server web interface a bit (and this is where the DJ Panel will go)
- Added 1900+ (almost 200hrs) of good pre-2012 dnb tunes to DnB Noize archives (keep an ear out in case the odd track failed normalization)
- Made top menu slightly thicker & menu font a bit bigger
Catalog of artists/producers, labels, and releases
- Bi-directional relationships between each.
Different stream bitrates now available
- We now offer 64kbps streams for those times when you need to use less bandwidth.
- 128kbps is still available (and 320kbps planned for the future)
Improved Web Player & Chat
- All streams/bitrates are now within one pop-out player
- Good browser support; Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome, and IE7+
More songs added to the archives
- Always ongoing, of course
Powerful front-end uploader to send demos/mixes up to 1GB in size