Monday, January 26, 2009

update 2009 #2

DATA:
(1) new candidates
- in European Union: Greens – European Free Alliance, Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, Independence/Democracy, Alliance for Europe of the Nations, European People's Party–European Democrats, European United Left–Nordic Green Left
- in Germany: Rebecca Harms, Heide R├╝hle, Sven Giegold, Barbara Lochbihler, Markus Ferber, Monika Hohlmeier
(2) new polls
- in Switzerland: Personenfreiz├╝gigkeit
- in Germany: Deutsche Wiedervereinigung

SYSTEM:
(1) new functionality
- page about our Offer was added in order to clearly describe basics of our offer and possible potential of cooperation
- error page 404 was implemented in ElectionsMeter style
- Contact page was enhanced to allow web form of immediate contact
- portraits of politicians on index site are now dynamic acordingly to the TOP10 and 24HOT user selection
(2) improvements
- page About includes a “cloud” picture
- procedure for language identification when a new user makes first access to the website was reviewed
- title of published voting icons was reviewed to be more descriptive
- title of webpages was reviewed to be more descriptive
- static flash object of srolling portrais was removed from index site

Thursday, January 22, 2009

emails may not work temporarily

We are sorry to say that our emails in contact list may not work now. We host our email boxes at WindowsLiveHotmail servers. Since the last week we are experiencing some problems with receiving of emails. The problem has been escalated already. We are patiently waiting for WindowsLiveHotmail solution.

For emergency and backup reasons feel free to contact us via ElectionsMeter@gmail.com.

update 2009 #1

Data:
(1) new candidates
- in the Czech republic: Svoboda, Sojdrova, Brezina, Linek, Filipiova, Svoboda P., Bendl, Kocab
(2) new polls
- in the Czech republic: Predseda KDU-CSL
- in Israel: Political situation in Israel

System:
(1) new functionality
- index page of ElectionsMeter now contains menu to access listing of all Arguments and all Opinions also a listing of all Polls and submenu for Politicians, Political parties, Elections and Events
- a page was developed to make available our site official logos, banners and buttons. We invite you to grab those logos with the HTML code. Feel free to publish our logo and link our site widely.
- when an Argument is displayed then in right upper corner get appears a button to the related national site (if such exists), national sites are 1st Politician, 1Politiker etc.
(2) improvements
- index page, TOP TEN box was a little bit simplified (number of votes is not displayed now)
- 1Politik.cz index page, box of politicians was prolonged

Blog goes public

There is nothing much to say other then just we issued ElectionsMeter blog. We hope there will be enough time on our side to keep it working. At least we will publish some ElectionsMeter site news on this blog. Stay tuned.