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Version 3.4

June 3, 2019

  • update history added
  • feature suggestions added
  • added delete button to list scores on Profile > Lists Used page
  • form text boxes restyled
  • form error messages improved
  • trending now includes all lists used in the past 24 hours
  • settings shortcut icon added to menu
  • vote on list items page restyled
  • colors tweaked
  • Rotten Tomatoes icons updates
  • create list improvements
    • cleaner edit items page
    • faster item search
    • more item search results
    • more import items visible
    • can switch between small/large item views
    • search bar replaces header bar on mobile for more screen space
    • add custom item button always visible instead of in search results
    • 3 steps
    • getting started tips overlay
    • faster save list order for long lists
    • fixed bug where adding a movie would sometimes fail
  • tech stuff
    • various page load and render speed improvements
    • Bootstrap removed
    • many Javascript speed improvements
    • jQuery upgraded and loaded from CDN

Version 3.3

May 16, 2019

  • list score visual update and floats below header bar
  • list progress shown with blue bar below list score
  • 'Your Results' clarified and shadow added
  • quick search speed increased
  • shadows tweaked
  • edit list items sorting bug fixed
  • menu stuck open bug fixed for older Android phones
  • tech stuff
    • javascript rewritten for list page (increased page load speed/scroll responsiveness on older devices)
    • .NET viewstate removed on list and browse pages (increased page load speed for slow connections)
    • upgraded ASP.NET from 4.5 to 4.7
    • SEO optimized

Version 3.2

Apr 30, 2019

  • more page links visible on browse lists page
  • page links size optimized
  • page links below results replaced with Previous, Next buttons
  • tab contrast increased/icons removed/font changed
  • tabs optimized for mobile
  • profile/leaders tabs moved to top
  • profile/leaders delayed loading removed (large loading spinner removed)
  • scroll position not lost now on profile/lists-used when clicking the back button
  • entire list description visible by default ('read more' button removed)
  • list description and info hidden by default on checklist after page 1 and other list tabs

Version 3.1

Apr 23, 2019

  • global rankings added to profile
  • 'Your Rank' now visible at the top of each leaders page
  • list manager created
  • increased number of trending lists
  • stats fixed for very long lists (added paging for item stats)
  • stats chart colors standardized
  • quick search includes link to 'View All Results'
  • improved quick search for mobile (more results/scrolling)
  • quick search optimized for various tablet screen sizes
  • max search results increased to 500 with paging
  • database optimizations/list saving speed increased
  • non-logged in users can delete list scores
  • to-do and favorite buttons visible on mobile
  • list info (source, views, star requirements) now on one line for large screens
  • mobile formatting tweaks
  • vote on items bug fixed for very long lists
  • more share buttons added to list page (Facebook messenger/text/email/others)

Version 3.0

Nov 1, 2018

  • major visual update
  • logo changed
  • main font changed to Roboto
  • header bar/titles/tabs font changed to Poppins
  • header bar height increased
  • main navigation side drawer menu added
  • quick search added to header bar on all pages
  • quick search includes images
  • quick search speed increased
  • icons removed from home page tabs
  • home page carousel removed
  • home page splash images added with 'make your own list' button
  • item and list corners more rounded
Update history before version 3.0 is sparse because we weren't keeping a detailed record of updates

Version 2.3

Dec 1, 2017

  • servers upgraded (2 servers, better CPUs, more ram, more hard drive space, Windows Server 2016)
  • database optimization
  • javascript optimization

Version 2.2

Nov 1, 2016

  • visual update of list items inspired by Google Material Design
  • items and lists have shadows and less rounded corners
  • item shadow reduced when selected
  • item opacity/shadow transition animations

Version 2.1

Dec 1, 2015

  • AddThis share buttons
  • print list tab
  • 'Click items...' tip

Version 2.0

Dec 1, 2014

  • complete redesign
  • technologies: ASP.NET, Sql Server, Bootstrap, jQuery
  • responsive design
  • mobile optimized
  • trending, new and popular list views on homepage/browse
  • quick search on home page
  • fixed position header (except home page)
  • quick browse dropdowns in header bar
  • max stars increased from 3 to 5
  • star requirements changed from percent complete based to rank percentile based (adjusts to list difficulty)
  • sound off by default
  • option to disable sound
  • item info popover
  • item to-do button
  • item favorite button
  • number of users and views displayed on list page
  • avg score displayed on list page
  • star requirements displayed on list page
  • list stats in popover
  • vote on items tab
  • comments tab
  • list leaders tab
  • item paging added - 40 per page

Version 1.0

July 1, 2013

  • listchallenges.com full website launched with 40 lists
  • technologies: ASP.NET, Sql Server
  • users can create their own lists
  • stats are tracked across all lists
  • leaderboard to compare with all other site users
  • sounds when clicking items and earning stars
  • log in/sign up with email, Facebook, or Google

Version 0.1

Feb 1, 2012

  • listchallenges.com launched as a collection of about 10 lists that originated as individual Facebook apps