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11-05-2010, 10:42 PM
These are ugly, I'm afraid. Photo manips aren't my strong-suit. If someone wants to make them prettier, please do. I'll replace the current images with any better ones I recieve.

Last update: Sunday 11/7

Main Toolbar (http://www.cosplay.com/showpost.php?p=3689404&postcount=2)
Front Page (http://www.cosplay.com/showpost.php?p=3689406&postcount=3)

11-06-2010, 10:16 AM
Main Toolbar:


site map - plain text access to all areas of the site
company info - information on the company behind archive, its ownership, address, employment roster, etc.
inquiry form - hotlinking information and banners, a question form (Japanese only)

sign up - application form to begin a cosp.jp account
login - sign-in form for existing users
user search - advanced search form for finding registered members

top page - return to cosp.jp's main page
diary - portal to user journals
photo stock - portal to user photo albums
reviews - location, venue and studio reviews (Japan only)
events - event listings and information (Japan only)
forum - the "bulletin board". Advertisments for meetups, circle membership, group projects, etc.
marketplace - used cosplay goods for sale by users. (Japan only)
Q&A - user submitted questions about cosplay with user-submitted answers.
Help/FAQ - site support from cosp.jp

11-06-2010, 10:18 AM
Front Page:


Silver bar options - sign up buttons and tutorials for registering as a user or a cosplayer, uploading photos, registering a site, and creating or joining a union.
Announcements - site announcements, changes to large events, sponsored event information
Top 3 lists - toggled on the front page
New cosplay photos - the most recently uploaded cosplayer photos


Green box - newst media
Red box - marketplace
"Now you can finally find what you're looking for
The Cosplayer's Flea Market begins.
Sell! Unload your unneeded goods to buy your next costume!
Buy! Great stuff for cheap! If you look hard enough, you may find a rare treasure or a wonderful bargain!
Cosplay costumes, color contacts, wigs, boots, inner wear, accessories, props, weapons, photography equipment and more."
The marketplace is primarily for use in Japan only.
Blue box - the most attended venues in Japan.
Light blue box - The most recently active user-groups (unions).


Cosplay Q&A - user-submitted questions about cosplay with user-submitted answers.
Cosplay Sites - a sorted listing of sites submitted to Archive. All must relate to cosplay.
Birthdays - users with birthdays today.
Featured Unions - notable or interesting user-groups.


"Cosplay Super Search" - Search archive by keyword with or without a massive variety of category options. Toggle the sections you'd like to confine your search to.


Newest images - newest images site-wide, including non-cosplay photos, gallery images and general user images.
Sponsor sites - advertisements
Event news - information on cosplay events around Japan


New Surveys - Surveys posted by archive and private unions.