What is this the top menu for visitors in my profile and what is it good for?
Thread poster: Siegfried Armbruster

Siegfried Armbruster  Identity Verified
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Apr 18, 2017

This feature is displayed on my profile page.

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I have no idea what it does, can anbody please enlighten me or tell me where I can find the information about it?

Thanks.


 

Mirko Mainardi  Identity Verified
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Top menu Apr 18, 2017

Siegfried Armbruster wrote:

This feature is displayed on my profile page.

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I have no idea what it does, can anbody please enlighten me or tell me where I can find the information about it?

Thanks.


It just toggles the visibility of the top menu for visitors. That is to say, the green "ribbon" on top of the page with the "Proz" logo and the "Home | Terminology | Jobs & directories" etc. menu. If it's off, visitors won't see it.

Just use "Force visitor view" to see the difference with the option toggled on/off.


 

Sheila Wilson  Identity Verified
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Well, well Apr 18, 2017

Mirko Mainardi wrote:
It just toggles the visibility of the top menu for visitors. That is to say, the green "ribbon" on top of the page with the "Proz" logo and the "Home | Terminology | Jobs & directories" etc. menu. If it's off, visitors won't see it.

Just use "Force visitor view" to see the difference with the option toggled on/off.

I quite like it without the top bit for visitors. It may discourage those who didn't know about ProZ.com from going off and looking for cheaper alternatives. At least it won't encourage that!


 

Mirko Mainardi  Identity Verified
Italy
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Yes Apr 18, 2017

Sheila Wilson wrote:

I quite like it without the top bit for visitors. It may discourage those who didn't know about ProZ.com from going off and looking for cheaper alternatives. At least it won't encourage that!


Indeed. I disabled it a long time ago for that very same reason.

BTW, that's the same reason why some of us 'campaigned' against the links to the directory and external sites at the bottom of our profile pages.


 

Sheila Wilson  Identity Verified
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Great idea to show clients the door the minute they arrive, I don't think :(. Apr 18, 2017

Mirko Mainardi wrote:
BTW, that's the same reason why some of us 'campaigned' against the links to the directory and external sites at the bottom of our profile pages.

I was with you on that, although maybe that should be "I am with you" as I'm not sure we're quite there yet. But I didn't know this other feature existed.


 

Siegfried Armbruster  Identity Verified
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Thanks, I got it Apr 18, 2017

Good feature. Thank you all for your help.
I'll turn it off right now.


 


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