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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 4th Oct 18, 2:50 PM
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    Front Page - Main Site
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    • 4th Oct 18, 2:50 PM
    Front Page - Main Site 4th Oct 18 at 2:50 PM
    Is there something going on with the front page of the main site?

    I see a different version sometimes when I open it then it changes again after I have logged into the forum.

    Not complaining - just asking
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    • MSE Andrea
    • By MSE Andrea 5th Oct 18, 2:46 PM
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    • 5th Oct 18, 2:46 PM
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    • 5th Oct 18, 2:46 PM
    Hi, sorry for the delay replying.

    Well spotted!

    We're testing the new version on a small percentage of site users at the moment, rolling it out gradually until eventually all site users will be able to see it.
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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 6th Oct 18, 8:18 AM
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    • 6th Oct 18, 8:18 AM
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    • 6th Oct 18, 8:18 AM
    Well spotted!
    Originally posted by MSE Andrea
    Yes, I have always had these freckles for as long as I can remember
    • MSE Andrea
    • By MSE Andrea 9th Oct 18, 12:03 PM
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    • 9th Oct 18, 12:03 PM
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    • 9th Oct 18, 12:03 PM
    Yes, I have always had these freckles for as long as I can remember
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
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    • Anthorn
    • By Anthorn 9th Oct 18, 1:55 PM
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    • 9th Oct 18, 1:55 PM
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    • 9th Oct 18, 1:55 PM
    Hi, sorry for the delay replying.

    Well spotted!

    We're testing the new version on a small percentage of site users at the moment, rolling it out gradually until eventually all site users will be able to see it.
    Originally posted by MSE Andrea
    Looking forward to the tests being completed. What I get most of the time is, "Safari can't open the page" especially when attempting to post!
    • problemcashback
    • By problemcashback 11th Oct 18, 7:56 PM
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    • 11th Oct 18, 7:56 PM
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    • 11th Oct 18, 7:56 PM
    Donít post often anymore but still check out the site a couple of times or more per week. Wonít be in the future the new home page is sorry awful.
    • MSE Andrea
    • By MSE Andrea 12th Oct 18, 11:16 AM
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    • 12th Oct 18, 11:16 AM
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    • 12th Oct 18, 11:16 AM
    Looking forward to the tests being completed. What I get most of the time is, "Safari can't open the page" especially when attempting to post!
    Originally posted by Anthorn
    Hi Anthorn, we're not making changes to the Forum at the moment. Wizard of Id's post is about the MoneySavingExpert.com home page.

    If you're still having a problem with the Forum could you send a screenshot to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com please?

    Thank you!
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    • MSE Andrea
    • By MSE Andrea 12th Oct 18, 11:17 AM
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    • 12th Oct 18, 11:17 AM
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    • 12th Oct 18, 11:17 AM
    Donít post often anymore but still check out the site a couple of times or more per week. Wonít be in the future the new home page is sorry awful.
    Originally posted by problemcashback
    Hi, thanks for the feedback.

    Could you let us know what you don't like about the new home page?

    Thanks!
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    • Anthorn
    • By Anthorn 15th Oct 18, 11:46 AM
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    • 15th Oct 18, 11:46 AM
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    • 15th Oct 18, 11:46 AM
    Hi Anthorn, we're not making changes to the Forum at the moment. Wizard of Id's post is about the MoneySavingExpert.com home page.

    If you're still having a problem with the Forum could you send a screenshot to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com please?

    Thank you!
    Originally posted by MSE Andrea
    I know that. What I was referring to is connectivity, i.e. the site goes down a lot. But that looks to be resolved now.

    It looks like I'm getting the new home page now. What surprises me is that probably MSE's biggest profit makers, energy comparison and credit comparison via the credit report section have been moved to rather inconspicuous links in a right-hand panel further down the page. Took me a while to find them.
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 7th Nov 18, 8:04 AM
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    Got a chance to compare both versions of the main site front page this morning.
    The 'old' page is a lot more cluttered but strangely it is easier to find things on it, it's much easier to read and the sections make a lot more sense.

    The 'new' page is more open with a lot of empty space and has no sense to it with similar subjects not even close to each other, even the weekly poll is on a different page so I tend not to bother with it.
    • john539
    • By john539 13th Nov 18, 3:37 PM
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    Just loaded MSE Home page, showed old dense layout, with lot of news, links & articles, which I prefer

    Closed window, loaded MSE Home page, showed new layout, more open & lot of empty useless empty space, lot less links, news, articles, which I don't like.

    The new Home Page is rubbish !

    Don't keep trying to reinvent the wheel !

    I prefer to stay with old Home Page layout.
    • john539
    • By john539 13th Nov 18, 3:39 PM
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    Is there anyway to select to load old Home Page layout ?
    • vm2pensioner
    • By vm2pensioner 1st Dec 18, 5:21 PM
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    "The 'old' page is a lot more cluttered but strangely it is easier to find things on it, it's much easier to read and the sections make a lot more sense."

    Agreed. The new home page is horrible and less user-friendly. Sorry!
    Last edited by vm2pensioner; 01-12-2018 at 5:30 PM.
    • MrsWenger
    • By MrsWenger 3rd Dec 18, 12:56 AM
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    I don’t like the new layout either, sorry...

    Where can I find the travel money comparison section now please?
    • TheStevieGee
    • By TheStevieGee 3rd Dec 18, 10:26 AM
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    Agree with the above.
    I'm a relatively new user of the site and the old website, although more 'Cluttered' was easier to find exactly what I was looking for. I fond with the new website I have to do a lot of scrolling to get to what I need to.
    • john539
    • By john539 2nd Jan 19, 4:24 PM
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    Still don't like simplified Home Page.

    Prefer action packed home page where I can see mass of articles that I can choose from.

    Simplfying isn't always best.
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