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Add Albums screen: better and faster Artist/Title searches

February 12th, 2018

Our web-team has been working on this for a long time: a new search engine for Artist/Title searches in our Core online music database and Discogs.

What’s new?

  • Faster searches: Artist/Title searches will now give you results instantly, much much faster than before.
  • Improved stability: The new search engine is running on a dedicated server that is only doing these searches, resulting in a more stable experience. (in the past few months, there have been performance issues, especially on Saturday and Sunday)
  • Better search results: The results are now more focussed, less fuzzy, as it will only show albums containing ALL your search term words (as opposed to the old search that gave you albums that matched ANY or your search term words).
  • Single Search Box: Just one box for search (e.g. like Google or Amazon). No more separate Artist and Title boxes. Just enter (part of) the artist’s name and (part of) the title and you will get the best matching results. (see the screen shot above with “metallica justice” results”).

Recent changes

Re-designed Edit Album screen February 13th, 2018 Faster and better results when adding albums by Artist/Title February 13th, 2018 Add Albums screen: better and faster Artist/Title searches February 12th, 2018 Brand new Add Albums from Core screen February 9th, 2018 Faster browsing in Connect and CLZ Cloud January 9th, 2018 A complete re-design of the Connect interface December 27th, 2017 Improved search results, plus Search-As-You-Type suggestions October 27th, 2017 New design and layout for album details page October 17th, 2017 New: Manage your pick list entries September 29th, 2017 You can now sort your albums on 3 more fields August 7th, 2017 Improved “Edit Multiple” screen with new fields August 2nd, 2017 Improved success rate on barcode searches for both CDs and vinyl! August 1st, 2017 New: Set a default view for friends June 22nd, 2017 New: Easier ways to share your collection or a single item with friends! June 21st, 2017 Private Cloud Sharing June 13th, 2017 Improved searching in Connect and Cloud June 13th, 2017 New: Improved Edit Screen and Duplicate feature June 9th, 2017 Add by Barcode: Now directly connect to your CLZ Barry barcode scanning app! June 2nd, 2017 New: Improvements to “Selection Mode” and added “None” folders, May 22nd, 2017 Faster editing, updated Statistics and other tweaks May 16th, 2017 New: Print your list to a PDF file May 1st, 2017 New: Back up / Restore your database March 27th, 2017 Fix (IE 11 only): empty artist entries added after saving March 27th, 2017 New: Flexible import from Text/CSV files March 14th, 2017 New: Import text / CSV files January 3rd, 2017

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