Test drive the changes coming to The Session
I outlined some of the changes that are coming to The Session here:
Have a read through that if you want a refresher on what changes are coming.
Now I’m happy to say that you can see some of these changes in action. I’ve put together a beta test site for you to try:
Some things to note:
1. The test site is not using live data: it’s using a snapshot of The Session as it was yesterday. Any submissions or comments you make on the beta site will *not* appear on the final site. So don’t go overboard updating any inaccuracies you come across—wait until the site goes live.
2. I’m still making changes and I might do another reset/snapshot of data from the current site, so be prepared for breakages.
That said, I’d really like it if you could take beta site for a spin and see how it feels. Here are some tasks you might try:
Finding sessions near you.
Updating session information.
Browsing popular tunes.
Adding your own setting to an existing tune.
Editing the track listing of a recording.
Adding your location to your member profile.
You get the idea. But like I said, don’t get too carried away because any updates you make on the beta site won’t be carried through when it goes live.
Let me know what you think. If you have a smartphone or tablet, give it a whirl.
Barring any major stumbling blocks, maybe the new site could go live as soon as next week. Exciting!
Anyway, give it a go. Flip back and forth between the current site and the beta site. See how it feels after a few days.
If you have any feedback (or bugs), leave a comment here. Thanks.