|News features for the beginning 2007||11/01/2007|
|Hi Webmasters, |
First at all, have a happy new year 2007 !,
We will resume you the news options on Root-top.com.
Since the released of version 3 of Root-top.com, we have added a domain name ban system, in the administration panel, part 'Sites to ban', you can ban a domain name and add the purpose of the ban as a comment. So the banned website will not sign-up anymore on your topsite.
In addition of the ban system, your topsite members can warn you about a member abuse thanks to the Abuse system called 'Cheating alerts' in your administration panel. a new abuse is represented by a little red postmail flashing at the top left of the topsite.
The third new option is inside your administration panel , in the 'Display parameters of the top-site' part, you can create colors themes and save them on Root-top.com. This is useful if you want switch easily and fastly the topsite appearance for special occasion such as christmas, Easter or just you want to try new colors and have the possibility to come back to the last color themes without problems.
The 2 next modifications of root-top.com are more discreet and more technical. There is now a real management of the topsite banners. Imagine your banner hoster is down, Root-top.com detects that your banner is offline and will replaced it by a Root-top.com generated banner within a day. If your banner come back, it will be switched in favor of your regular banner. This banner management can help new fresh topsites , that didn't have the time to create their own topsite banner, by providing this automatic banner.
The last improvement is about the referencement of your members websites, links on topsites are now hardlinks, that is to say the URI adress websites are written as is. Root-top.com google pagerank is reach out to 6, so that's a good new for everyone.
|Voting system modification||31/08/2006|
For fews of you, holidays will finished soon, for us it's already finished for a while, major modifications have been made, they will be applied Root-top.com very soon, although they will not be directly visible for the lambda visitor, they will have an impact on the quality of your topsites.
The 1st major change is related to the voting system of Root-top.com, the vote by pop-up will become obsolete, your topsite will not record votes coming from pop-up anymore, indeed almost all the current browsers are blocking the pop-up. Let's say that the goldtime of traditional pop-up on root-top.com is terminated. The code of pop-up is removed from the administration members board of the topsite, and the fact that it remains on the pages of your members will not penalize them.
The 2nd major change deal with the equity of the votes, several modifications were added. the time between 2 consecutive votes on different topsites and different members increases from 10 to 30 seconds, and the time between 2 consecutive votes for the same member of a topsite increases from 30 minutes to 2 hours. That specially concerns small topsites which a difference in some votes can change the classification. For the big topsites, In addition of protection anti-IP and optional button anti-cheating, we have installed a based-firewall protection and a tool for analysis of votes.