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Anyone else keep getting notifications on getting badges repeatedly?



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I'm learning Webdesign for a while now (still a beginner, mind you), but what I've learned in terms of good website structure clashes a bit with the page

One point is that the page is made entirely of divs when there are more specialized versions of it which would clean up the site and give a better SEO rating (and thus potentially more visitors). These include a nav for the navigation bar(s), main for the main body of the page, section for specific sections, footer for the footer of the page and article for, well, articles. It wouldn't change functionality or the visuals, but it could make the website as a whole more visible and thus increase traffic.

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Fei-Hung said:

Anyone else keep getting notifications on getting badges repeatedly?

Yep, it's been happening for a while now.



Fei-Hung said:

Anyone else keep getting notifications on getting badges repeatedly?

Yes, started about a week ago with my latest badge.



Fei-Hung said:

Anyone else keep getting notifications on getting badges repeatedly?

Thing is, I got those already before the site upgrade. But now that I got a new badge, I can see that the behavior hasn't changed, still getting daily news about a new badge for about a week, sometimes twice a day, just like before the upgrade.



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The issue with the badges seems to come and go - it's probably been answered at least a dozen times or so in various threads, and I have no idea why this is so problematic.

You need to clear the "new badge" flag and you do this by simply viewing your badges - once you view them the flag is cleared, problem solved. There should even by a link, right in the notification which, when clicked, will take you to your badges and clear the flag. The badge updating and notifications are, unfortunately, unaware of each other and it would take far too long to try and explain the technical reasons why it is the way it is. The simple fix for me, would be to just disable the auto-updating of badges altogether like it used to be, years ago - when nobody would receive new badges, unless they happened to visit the badges in their profile which would then trigger the update. I changed this probably two years ago and added it to the nightly processing so that users would earn badges more frequently, instead of happening upon them if they decided to view the badge page.

Another simple fix would be for users to just go to their profile settings, and disable badge notfications - then you'll never have to worry about it again...



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COKTOE said:

Currently cannot thumbs up or thumbs down on article comments.

Updates are coming...   ;)



TalonMan said:
COKTOE said:

Currently cannot thumbs up or thumbs down on article comments.

Updates are coming...   ;)

Roger roger.



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Fei-Hung said:

Anyone else keep getting notifications on getting badges repeatedly?

Norion said:
Fei-Hung said:

Anyone else keep getting notifications on getting badges repeatedly?

Yep, it's been happening for a while now.

jlauro said:
Fei-Hung said:

Anyone else keep getting notifications on getting badges repeatedly?

Yes, started about a week ago with my latest badge.

What is the actual badge you guys are getting notified about?