New Category Select UI

Today we’re releasing a snazzy new way to select a category and subcategory when you list your item!  You can just try it out or read on for more details.

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You’ll notice that the form field looks slightly different.  When you click on it you should see something like this:

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Once you select your main category you will be prompted to select a subcategory:

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One difference is that it is now required to select a subcategory.  When your selection is incomplete you will see a “Select…” prompt in red.  If you find that a subcategory doesn’t fit for your item you can select the “Other” subcategory.  Once you’ve completed your selection it should look something like:

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We’re gearing up for some category updates soon that will take full advantage of this new UI so stay tuned!  Enjoy!

Quan Joins the Listia Staff Team


Please join us in welcoming our newest addition to the Listia Staff Team: Quan!  He’s here as a developer, to help program our site as we continue to grow.  He’ll help implement some site changes to make Listia even better than before.

As a tradition of introducing our new employees, we would like to share interesting facts with you about Quan:

  1. He grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland, lives in San Francisco now, and has been to over 30 different countries!
  2. For hobbies, he loves traveling (needless to say), photography, and running on the beach with his dog Sticky.
  3. He’s multilingual: English, Vietnamese, Ruby, and Javascript.
  4. His favorite foods are: pizza, sushi, anything with crab in it, and any type of noodle soup.
  5. He survived 5 months in Paris without speaking a single sentence in French.  Oui!
  6. The strangest food he’s ever eaten is snake.
  7. His favorite sports teams are: the Brazilian soccer team and the Maryland Terrapins basketball team

If you’re interested in job opportunities with us, see our postings here:   Now that we have both a Tae and a Quan on the team, all we need now is a Do to get our “Tae Quan Do” badge.  =)

Leave a comment here for Quan and please welcome him to the Listia community!