I'm contacting the moderator to see why they removed the author during the moderator process. Feel free to edit the content, and add the author back in the meantime. I'll reply again once I know more.
For this month, we are going to do a set of 3 metal brain teasers.
I personally really enjoy things like this, and have a couple from this set myself, and can attest to how amazing they are😃
The raffle for July will be up shortly
I mentioned this in a reply to the tag rules post, but I also wanted to make a dedicated post.
We are no longer going to allow tags that are duplicates of sub category.
Additionally, we are going to retroactively remove ALL tags that are duplicates of the subcategory.
As an example. If I submit content to Animal - Cat, both the tags animal and cat would be automatically removed from the content.
In the end, having identical sub categories and tags creates pages with very similar content. It can actually make it harder for people to find new wallpapers.
I've made another update to the tag rules
We're working on having less redundant duplication across the site. For this reason, please no longer submit tags that are identical to the subcategory you are submitting content into.
In general, you'll also see moderators being a little more strict about removing tags if they aren't a prominent part of the image.
Yeah, it's a downside of the new default approach. But you do have a couple of options!
1. You can still use the paged view. In sorting options, just choose pagination.
2. When heading to a wallpaper, you can always open it in a new tab (right click instead of left click on the image), interact with the wallpaper in the new tab, close the tab, and you're right where you left off.
Also a note to everyone else - infinite scroll as the default is live everywhere on Wallpaper Abyss!
A bit of sad news - we're going to retire Cover Abyss.
It's always good to experiment with what types of content our community wants to consume; especially if it's images. In the end, Cover Abyss hasn't really been a source of community for the sites, or a great place to first find a new image. It's been great for someone searching specifically for a Facebook Cover/Twitter Header, but really only things like that.
The message of Cover Abyss has also conflicted a bit with the 'Personal private use only' that most of our images have.
If you're worried about Avatar Abyss - don't be. That's a lot more personal, the community around it is a lot more active, and while the 'private' part of it is a little sus (😅), we think it will pretty much always be a good fit for the community here.
Thanks everyone. Let me know if you have any questions!
We are working on transitioning the default view to infinite scroll for everyone (and everywhere!).
This does require a bit of testing live on the sites. We've chosen to start this test with the tag pages on Wallpaper Abyss.
If you notice that your view is changing from paged to infinite scroll, this is why. You can always set a specific view to override this.
Let us know if you have any input on infinite scroll vs pagination. We tend to think it's nicer for users overall, but had dumb roadblocks to implementing it in the past (mostly advertiser related). Those appear to be gone!