Suggestions for Houzz!
abbshel
February 1, 2013 in Using Houzz
It would be great if we could go directly to the end of a discussion instead of having to scroll to the end of the page.

Also, would love to be able to stop the automatic following of feedback posted into "My Houzz" just because I answered a dilemma 39 posts ago!
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Alyssa Pelletier
Thanks for the suggestions, abbshel! Regarding the scrolling issue, do you want to go to the bottom of the discussion to read the latest comment, or to post your own comment?

Good point about the posts going into your feed – you can unsubscribe from email notifications but I'm not sure if you can take them out of your feed. I'll talk to the team and get back to you!
February 4, 2013 at 12:50pm   
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abbshel
I want to go to the bottom of the discussion to read the latest post.

I am not subscribed to email notifications. I would like the ability to stop having a particular discussion(s) of my choosing deleted from my feed. We shouldn't have to endlessly follow a feed we are no longer interested in, or have said feed fill our feed section!

Thank you for responding and I hope some changes/control will be forthcoming.
February 4, 2013 at 3:16pm     
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Alyssa Pelletier
Hey Abbshel,

Just wanted to let you know that we just released an update to the discussions page that will let you scroll to the bottom of the comments. When you're on the main discussions page just click the small comment icon circled in red.

Thanks again for the suggestions!

Alyssa
February 14, 2013 at 5:59pm     
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abbshel
Thank you - that's great! Thanks for listening.

.....Now, if we could just delete discussions we no longer wish to follow out of our "feed," that would be so helpful too. :)
February 14, 2013 at 7:15pm     
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odessalight
Hi just another suggestions about discussions pages, I have been scrolling back up to view the photos of the submitters before commenting.
1. If the photos could go down one side while reading other comments that would be great. Then you could view their photos that they submitted while you read the comments.

2. It would be helpful to have them in the comment box also while writing your own comment.

3. Then have a sort feature ...most recent or have the most recent at the top. People add new photos etc., and make comments to new photos etc.
Thanks! Love Houzz;)
February 18, 2013 at 6:53am   
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ASVInteriors
All these updates are great and I am lovin Houzz!!

However I do have another request - is it possible in our feed to show a discussion ONCE with the latest comments at the bottom? I find some 'talkative" discussions can keep me scrolling for a long time - today I must have had about 15 posts in my feed of the same discussion with the same comments - so it is redundant. I am sure you will have noticed this and I bet you are dealing with it - but just thought I would mention it.
February 18, 2013 at 11:52am     
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Alyssa Pelletier
Hi Everybody,

Thanks for the comments!

We're working on improving discussions and your feed to make them easy and useful to you. While I can't guarantee what we'll be up to next I will make sure to pass your comments on to our developers and keep you up to date as things change.

Best, Alyssa
February 18, 2013 at 12:07pm     
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abbshel
Seriously, this feed is all over the place now!
February 18, 2013 at 7:09pm   
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nking43
Re: the option for going to the bottom of a discussion...when will this be available on the iPad app?
Thank you ...
February 21, 2013 at 7:09am   
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Ruijuan Zhang
@abbshel, we just released an update that you can "leave" the discussion at the bottom of discussion.

"Clicking to stop notification" will stop new activities in your feed, but you will still see the old ones.
We will continue working on this.

Thank you for answering dilemmas to help others out and being Houzzer :)
February 22, 2013 at 12:49pm     
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abbshel
Thank you so much! Love the new feature and thanks for listening.
February 22, 2013 at 5:03pm   
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abbshel
I would still love to be able to delete discussions from my feed. That seems like a simple enough option to include. It's seems ridiculous to have to keep them all especially when we have now clicked that we no longer even want to follow. Even so, I do appreciate your updates.
February 24, 2013 at 4:24am   
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ASVInteriors
Hi Alyssa,
I have a new suggestion:

Could we edit our photos in our projects - they load in the order we upload. And sometimes I may want to edit the sequence in which I want them viewed. Could it be possible to re-order them?
February 24, 2013 at 4:56am   
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@abbshel Thank you for your suggestion! As I said, we will continue working on this. Hopefully, next week, you won't see any old activities in your feed. Will keep you posted :)

Ruijuan
February 24, 2013 at 3:06pm   
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Ruijuan Zhang
Hey, abbshel, the discussion you opted out of should already be deleted from your feed now. Can you check it out? Thank you for your patience!
February 28, 2013 at 6:46pm   
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abbshel
I am able to stop notification but nothing has been deleted from the feed. How do,I delete from the feed?
March 2, 2013 at 5:03am   
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Ruijuan Zhang
Dear abbshel, we made some changes this Friday. The discussions you opted out are supposed to be already deleted from your feed, aren't they?

I checked your profile and didn't see anything related to those discussions. Can you double check it? Appreciate your patience :)


PS: Here is the list of discussions you opted out so far:
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/314642
Bathroom Wall Color Help!
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/353790
A new wall look
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/345657
Shed and fence (Should I paint the fence)
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/341027
Need help for dining room
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/353970
Eek pink.. Any ideas for a pick me up?
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/342888
Re-designing My Room…
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/356392
Navy Blue couch…
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/353354
Need help with drapes for family room
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/353335
Help with a foyer
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/340807
How can I make my home office more appealing?
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/329377
Redoing my Traditional Living
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/294966
Wood Paneling… Everywhere!
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/324671
Need help for a wall
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/349703
Centerpiece ideas for my coffee table
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/349903
Whitewash or leave alone?
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/345838
Cabinet pull dilemma!!
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/342424
How to decorate these shelves??
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/348453
Are fake house plants tacky?
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/345333
Kitchen
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/341869
Is the stripe rug a do or don't for the space?
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/343252
Help with Pool Equipment Screen
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/343227
Help me design an actual Entrance for our new home!?
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/344404
Which BUDGET friendly pedestal table should we choose?!
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/345952
Help remodeling kitchen
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/343922
Looking to change my wall color
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/341332
I would like to use this table in my living room area. My decorator is not so sure. Help me
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/342636
Flat screen tv shelf for the bedroom
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/334771
How can I make this carpet work?
http://www.houzz.com/discussions/340761
Need Help with Pops of Color
March 2, 2013 at 6:18pm   
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abbshel
Yes, they are deleted now. Thank you so much for listening and making the changes!
March 3, 2013 at 8:00pm     
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