You can find a CD to request at SwapaCD many ways!
There are three main Search pathways:
- Quick Search field ...in the toolbar at the top of the site.
To use the Quick Search, enter any keyword in the field and click
- The Search Area ...click Search in the toolbar.
Click Search in the toolbar. Tabs include Browse by Genre, Member CD Search, Browse by Artist. Links include Advanced Search and CDs Posted Today.
- The Search Menu ...that drops down under Search in the toolbar.
Mouse over Search in the toolbar and choose from the menu that drops down.
- You can choose to view All CDs, Only UnPosted, Only Posted, and Only Club Wish Listed, on any search result.
- There is a link to the Advanced Search on each search result to narrow that search.
- If a search result doesn't find the CD you want, click "Don't see the CD you are looking for?" on the upper right.
- Click any artist's name on a CD Details page to see a list of that artist's works.
Examples of what you can do. (Click a link to be taken to details of how to do this)
Examples of How to Find a CD:
Looking for a specific CD? (do you know the title?)
- Do a Quick Search:
- Enter a title into the Search field in the toolbar at the top of the site.
Looking for an artist?
Want to see ALL of an artist's CDs in one list?
- Do a Quick Search:
- When your search results come up
- click the artist's name under any CD on the search result page
- you will see a list of ALL of that artist's CDs, with available CDs in green, and currently unavailable CDs in red!
- You can also get to the list by clicking the artist's name on the CD Details page for any CD by that artist.
Want to Browse CDs in a Specific Genre?
- There is a Browse by Genre tab in the Search area:
- Click Search in the toolbar at the top of the site
- Choose the Browse by Genre tab, second from the left
- Choose a genre from the dropdown list
- Then choose a subgenre (if you want ) from the list that appears to the right
Want to browse members' CD Towers?
Once on a member's Tower, you can:
- Browse by genre:
- Do a keyword search:
Want to see CDs that have been recently posted? (CDs Posted Today):
Want to Browse Member CD Reviews?
- Place your cursor over Search in the toolbar
- Click Member CD Reviews in the menu that drops down
The most recently-written reviews will be at the top
- You can rate member CD reviews using the thumbsup/thumbsdown on each review.
- thumbs up = you found the review helpful in deciding whether or not to request that CD
Tips to find the CD you are looking for!