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The Hubs link in the central side bar appears to be a dead idea !

  • 1 Entertainment - you get to the new fangled Myhome page ! - waste of space 'white'
  • 2 Gaming - ditto -
  • 3 Hobbies - Dead - create page offered
  • 4 Sports - you get to the 'old style hub which offers access to lots of other wikia - which is what you expect
  • 5 Biggest Wiki - Ditto
  • More = Category hubs several of which redirect -

Coming to central from the WIKIA link on top of a wiki's side bar you get to the nice front page with plenty of links to game sites a a few policy page links but not a page that allows access to navigate central. I had to get here via a few 'extra' pages.

So is the idea of a central hub from which to navigate to other wikia Dead and is thers a new 'Central' interface to help navigation ? Getting to other wikia does not seem very intuitive unless you know they are there and how to find them. I know template wiki exists but finding it - no were is the link to it without digging in catagories or coming across a link in a discussion on the forum (which was i think how i became aware of it originally).

Note: These are a few comments that other may wish to comment on / bear in mind. I'm not looking to enter into a debate as such as i rarely visit central (as it dosent work for me in terms of navigation ease). So i thought id flag it up as it appears to get more un user friendly, as new ideas are introduced.

BTW: There are some good tips hidden in some of the help posts from some helpful and knowledgeable editors, but a lot of it probably goes un noticed by most editors. IMO.

- BulldozerD11 22:09, November 23, 2009 (UTC)

Entertainment and Gaming: Search Main Page. Granted, makes you do extra work. The MarioGalaxy2433g5 {talk/contribs/Logs} 23:54, November 25, 2009 (UTC)
Lol, Wikia owned by MyHome :) --Ciencia Al Poder (talk) -WikiDex 10:14, November 28, 2009 (UTC)
Nice to see the announcement about a rewiew of Central and I notice that some of the hubs have had an interim make over to cure some of the faults, with the side bar updated and a new navigation header bar being trialed. - BulldozerD11 02:08, December 12, 2009 (UTC)
To clarify - the hub icons and header weren't official in that sense, they were just some tinkering from me. When Wikia's done with their review of Central, my tinkering will probably (and hopefully) be surpassed by far. :) Wjxhuang, the 888th Avatar {Talk} 11:48, December 18, 2009 (UTC)

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