Shannon Stacey

eHQ redesign

Well, it’s after 2am, and I think we’re finally wrapping it up and going to bed.

Check it out: community

If you’re an eHQ regular, it may look daunting at first, but it really is easier to navigate, is organized more efficiently, and it’s just all ’round wicked cool. And it has smilies!

And, needless to say, y’all can run amok in the morning since the entire hostie entourage and the kick-ass techie were up til the wee hours and want to sleep in.

(No, you can’t run amok, really. We never sleep. You know that.)

17 comments to “eHQ redesign”

  1. Anna Lucia
      · July 6th, 2005 at 2:03 am · Link

    Well done on all the hard work, Shan and fellow hosties. :cheer:

  2. AngieW
      · July 6th, 2005 at 6:57 am · Link

    Whoo! Looks good, I like the new look but I had no strong attachments to the old one since I mostly only went over there to order. It does seem to have some bugs (as I found when I tried to post) but I think that’s to be expected when there is so much to put up!

    Looks like y’all have some unhappy members. People do hate change! But I really think the look is nice, although not all of it is immediately user friendly (finding some of the stuff was confusing). But you all did a fantastic job and I know you’re going to have to deal with a shitstorm the next short while until people get used to it.

    Just remember Shan, the :penguin: is always there for you :rofl:

  3. Shannon
      · July 6th, 2005 at 7:45 am · Link

    Thank you, ladies. :diva: (That’s from all of us. Believe me, Dee and Rae pulled most of the workload—sucks to have seniority! :rofl:)

    It does take a while to figure out, as we know because we had our own mini-shitstorm last night (this morning?) “OMG, where’s my thread?” “OMG, where’s my button?” Let’s just say that the techie could probably go quite happily throughout today without hearing from or talking to a female. :crazy:

    And the Online Reads are Dee’s department, so she’s in it the deepest. :lmao:


  4. Alison
      · July 6th, 2005 at 9:03 am · Link

    I quit visiting eHarlequin last year some time. I have cable internet, and I can’t think of another professional/businss site that takes so long to load. Half the time after waiting, the pages don’t come up anyway. I don’t know what sort of server the site runs on, but that should be the next upgrade!!

  5. Shannon
      · July 6th, 2005 at 9:11 am · Link

    You think it was slow then?


    My understanding (reached, however, at about 2:30 am) is that the server it’s on goes through caching and stuff and it will get faster. I hope. Right now I can’t even get it to load. :baby:

    They were having a pretty cool discussion on the “Do Not Disturb” series, though! :cheer:

  6. Alison
      · July 6th, 2005 at 9:46 am · Link

    I know, I have to participate for my DND month in August – which is why the whining about the server, LOL!

  7. Shannon
      · July 6th, 2005 at 9:51 am · Link

    Hopefully it’ll be all smoothed out and quick as bunnies by then. :thumb:

    (Of course, since I can’t even get it load or post for me, it’s gotta get better from here :baby:)

  8. Jaci
      · July 6th, 2005 at 11:12 am · Link

    i love you Shan

    Just thought you needed to hear that…just cuz


  9. Karen Scott
      · July 6th, 2005 at 12:04 pm · Link

    Shannon, I like the new site, but it did seem to take a while to load!

  10. Shannon
      · July 6th, 2005 at 1:31 pm · Link

    Okay, that didn’t go as well as anticipated, so it’s down and we’ll try again. :baby:

    You know what that means? Hosties with free time running amok! :woot:

  11. Kate
      · July 6th, 2005 at 2:34 pm · Link

    :whip: you mean you’re not the one who’s being tortured now? :whip:

  12. Rae
      · July 6th, 2005 at 4:11 pm · Link


  13. Sasha
      · July 6th, 2005 at 5:30 pm · Link

    I haven’t been on eHQ fro a while..must run over and check it out! :penguin:

  14. Rae
      · July 6th, 2005 at 5:31 pm · Link


    The community is down until tomorrow. Shannon, FYI, I made a new blog and the link is in my name. You can shoot me later.:baby:

  15. Shannon
      · July 6th, 2005 at 5:46 pm · Link

    You just got sooooooooo bored with a whole couple of hours off from eHQ, didn’t you, Rae? :crazy:

  16. THIS! Christine
      · July 6th, 2005 at 6:05 pm · Link

    I love the new look. And yes I know there are issues with the loading right now, but from what little I did have the patience to see, it looks way more user friendly and organised.



  17. Jill
      · July 6th, 2005 at 10:41 pm · Link

    The new look is pretty but I’ll admit I did get lost trying to find the link that I occasionally post to … Anyway, you hosts all work very hard, so thanks for that!

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