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New Website

Tue Dec 09, 2014 6:20 pm

So, just been on altontowers.com and noticed it's a new layout and design. When did it change?
 
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Tue Dec 09, 2014 6:27 pm

Don't know when, but it is good.
Although its basically Thorpes and I can't find the merch page!
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Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:04 pm

It changed last night, and IMO it is as awful as a lot of Towers' Photoshopped promos :)
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Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:11 pm

Its not too bad. The previous one was just terrible. It didn't work, clunky and hard to navigate. This is better, its just got some serious disagreements with apple tablets.
 
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Tue Dec 09, 2014 8:19 pm

The re-launched website includes new information for the 2015 season including opening times (which surely has to be the earliest we've ever had them!) and new ticket prices. Plus more information on the Enchanted Village.

TowersTimes News has summed up the key information: http://www.towerstimes.co.uk/blog/2014/ ... ew-design/
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Tue Dec 09, 2014 8:31 pm

Shame to see the opening times are still awful. They don't know the British public don't like it until they try it. People leave early at scarefest because its dark and cold. Summer late openings on Saturdays would be a far better move for the park in my opinion.
 
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Tue Dec 09, 2014 8:41 pm

Although a new website is welcomed, I find the site to be slightly irritating currently as it is kind of jumpy when I try to scroll, hopefully they iron this out in the months to come.
 
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Re: New Website

Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:06 pm

I think the jumpy is intended as it makes it easier for smart phones and tablet users.
 
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Re: New Website

Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:13 pm

Still very, VERY annoying though for us PC users.
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Tue Dec 09, 2014 11:34 pm

The jumpy doesn't appear to happen on my phone though. On my Wii U browser I can only scroll with the touch screen (no control sticks) and is generally laggy. On my computer it scrolls when I don't want it to and the menu overlay is far too big to be anything but a nuisance.
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Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:40 am

Well it hates my iPad and iphone that's for sure.
 
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Re: New Website

Wed Dec 10, 2014 1:22 pm

DannyG wrote:
Well it hates my iPad and iphone that's for sure.

Yeah same, it just causes safari to freeze then close.
 
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Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:01 pm

I'm not impressed with the implementation of the site at all, it's very very messy. It's a shame really, as they seem to have the right idea for once.
 
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Re: New Website

Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:53 pm

TTheory wrote:
Don't know when, but it is good.
Although its basically Thorpes and I can't find the merch page!


go to the home page and scroll down and there in online christmas gifts
 
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Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:56 pm

:lol had found it yesterday
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Sun Dec 14, 2014 3:00 pm

I'm not a lover of the new website, for some reason I liked the other one. The old one was easy to navigate and everything i needed to know was there. But on the new one there are a lot of things that take me ages to find, and it takes forever to load on Apple products
 
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Re: New Website

Fri Dec 19, 2014 2:51 pm

Im the same, its confusing and it took me ages to find the ERT rides
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Re: New Website

Fri Dec 19, 2014 2:54 pm

They've now replaced the animated backgrounds with static ones, although that still leaves plenty to improve upon.
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Fri Dec 19, 2014 2:55 pm

I agree- its got nice pictures in the backgrounds but that's about it tbh
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Re: New Website

Sat Feb 07, 2015 7:53 pm

It's awful.

As a website developer myself, I cant believe they wouldn't have tested the site on all the browsers.

Have been trying to book a short break and the scroll bars in the credit card area won't scroll (IE11), so we can't select the correct expiry date.

So, we gave up and booked a Travelodge instead!

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