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I just went to the main site and clicked on STO Season 7 Dev Blog #9. I was greeted with the information but it didn't seem to feel right. Why?

Because the Blog has seemed to lost all it's STO feel and has become a genericly themed blog. Follow the link below to see what the new Blog looks like. It links to all Season 7 dev blogs so you can check for yourself that something is indeed going on.

http://sto.perfectworld.com/seasons/season7news

I don't like it, The STO website had a consistent look and feel and now they've just thrown that away for the sake of PWE integration. However there is a chance that this was a simple mistake that the STO theme was accidentally uninstalled or no longer correctly assigned to STO blogs.

Either way... something went wrong and I would like to strongly encourage to return the Dev Blogs to their previous state.

Last edited by pwebranflakes; 10-26-2012 at 09:43 AM.
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# 2
10-26-2012, 04:34 AM
Cheap and nasty is the theme these day with anything that PW touches.(Pun intended).
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# 3
10-26-2012, 04:39 AM
With opera i see this changes too, but with chrome i see old classic theme of sto news pages... boh!
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# 4
10-26-2012, 06:20 AM
Past week, sometimes images on the site won't display for me - not a problem I have anywhere else - and yeah, as of dev blog #9 these pages started to look themed like one of those standard, free to download blogs. Blue and white.

To think we used to complain about the Cryptic webteam.
Reave
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# 5
10-26-2012, 06:33 AM
Not having the issue here at all. Flushed the cache and everything. What browser are you using?
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# 6
10-26-2012, 08:30 AM
it works fine for me, I don't see any errors. What browser are you using?
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# 7
10-26-2012, 08:50 AM
Just pulled it up on Chrome and you're right -- they did something in the last 24 hours that makes it look like they lost all the custom formatting options -- big blue banner on all white page -- no Star Trek feel whatsoever.

I'm hoping this is just a server glitch and it gets fixed within a day or so. BranFlakes would probably know for sure.
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# 8
10-26-2012, 09:43 AM
The error seems to be intermittent, and only affecting some browsers. The Web Team is investigating

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# 9
10-26-2012, 10:39 AM
Intriguing. I just went to blog 9 to check, and... it wasn't right anymore.

This isn't PWE-style either, just classic design like a lazy web designer simply took the first template he could find and stuffed in the blog.

Viral infection, website error, or browser bug?

Also, I can confirm it's intermittent, as the issue hasn't occured to me until today. And I read the blog earlier.

I'm using IE8 if it helps. IE9 is too much of an overhaul to the UI (what's new there, it's Microsoft after all)
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# 10
10-26-2012, 03:36 PM
It now works for me.

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