Total Eclipse of the Art
~~~ Since it looks like people I send to DeviantArt wind up in the new “eclipse” version of the interface, I have been trying to make it work as well as the old “Classic Green” version, but it looks like that is not possible. The new version has smaller text, useless huge blocks of empty space, less accessible subgallery folders with their labels moved from the top to the bottom, no way to edit the biographical information, other information sections disappeared, a tedious and inefficient new system for arranging gallery items..... the damage goes on and on. It's sickening, but still better than coding it all myself, and I imagine that they will fix some of the bugs eventually.
~~~ The recent change of the DeviantArt logo from “da” to “Z” was bewildering, but didn't actually break things.
There's No Vember Like....
I can get there by clicking on WATCH in the top bar. But everything is tiny and zoom8ng doesn't work properly, and removing a notification after looking at it seems to require going back to WATCH and taping the preview to gat a tiny X and then taping that, and if I don't aim perfectly, it switches to viewing mode instead of deleting. Everything takes more scrolling and more clicking.
STAND AGAINST ECLIPSE - ECLIPSE IS NOT HEREI direct this statement to all my people who believe in me, and to the DeviantArt community.
Changes are being made to our beloved art establishment that we consider our home.
Opinions are being ignored in favor of suggestions and ideas that appeal to appearing "professional"
DeviantArt Eclipse has been made for the sole purpose of MOBILE USERS!
And even with that reasoning, the site is still barely functional on mobile as is.
"A Beta" they say, and still declare "ECLIPSE IS HERE!"
Desktop Majority viewers
Eclipse Stats / Google Analytics Within The Last 28 Days
The changes that are being made now are not the changes that we desperately need.
Taking away our ability to express out unique personality through customization was
the first problem, and still is a problem. And still being unable to use Eclipse optimally
as it was originally suggested to ALL OF US that i