Best Practices (Download Titles)

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  1. floki

    floki Administrator Staff Member

    Best Practices (Download Titles)

    These Best Practices only apply to the download titles you use when populating the submission form at KatzDDL.ws

    Consistency in the format of "Download Titles" is important, and here are the guidelines.

    General (Applies to most, if not all types of downloads)Download titles must:
    • not use #, :, $, %, ! and other special characters in Titles.
      not contain dots between words (dots in version numbers are still required).
      • Corel.WordPerfect.Office.X3 13.0.0.470 -- No
    • adhere to (upper/lower) case in words.
      • Corel wordperfect office x3 13.0.0.470 -- No
    • not contain unnecessary descriptions, etc.
      • Corel WordPerfect Office X3 13.0.0.470 - MS Office Alternative! -- No
    • anything in brackets must be suffixed, not prefixed.
      • (Xbox 360) Saints Row -- No
      • Saints Row (Xbox 360) -- Yes
    • Use release group names, if possible!!
      • One Life (2011) DVDRiP -UNVEiL -- YES
      • Assassins Creed Revelations-SKIDROW -- YES
    Software
    Download titles must:
    contain version numbers.
    • Corel WordPerfect Office X3 13.0.0.470 -- Yes
    • Corel WordPerfect Office -- No

    • NOD32 Antivirus 4.0.437 -- Yes
    • NOD32 Antivirus -- No


    Games
    Download titles must:
    can be suffixed with "PC" "(PC)" if it is a PC game. It is assumed a PC game.
    • Need for Speed: Carbon (PC) -- Yes
    • Need for Speed: Carbon -- Yes
    console games must be suffixed with the console name in brackets.
    • Sonic The Hedgehog (PS3) -- Yes
    • Burnout Dominator (PS2) -- Yes
    • NBA Street Homecourt (Xbox 360) -- Yes
    • Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii) -- Yes


    Movies
    Download titles must:
    be submitted in the following format:
    Movie Name (YYYY)
    Where "Movie Name" is the name of the film and "YYYY" is the year it was released in.
    • Killer Elite (2011) -- No
    • Killer Elite (2011) DVDRip -- Yes
    • Killer Elite (2011) DVDRip-1080p -- Yes
    • Killer Elite (2011) (French) DVDRip -- Yes
    • Killer Elite -- No
    • Warrior (2011) DVDScr -- Yes
    • Warrior 2011 -- No
    • Warrior (2011) DVDScr XVID -- Yes
    be suffixed with the language in brackets, if not in English:
    Movie Name (YYYY) (Language)
    Where "Language" is the name of the language.
    • Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006) (Hindi) -- Yes
    • Killer Elite (2011) (French) DVDRip -- Yes


    TV Shows
    Download titles must:
    be submitted in the following format:
    if it is a single TV episode:
    TV Show Name - SXXEYY -OR- TV Show Name - SXXEYY - Episode Name - Format
    Where "TV Show Name" is the name of the TV show, "XX" is the season number and "YY" is the episode number.
    • Lost - S03E11 -- No
    • Day Break - S01E10 XVID -- Yes


    if it is a number of TV episodes:
    TV Show Name - SXX - EYY-EZZ -OR- TV Show Name - Season X - Episodes Y-Z
    Where "YY" is the episode number of the first episode in the range of episodes and "ZZ" the last.
    • Lost - S03 - E01-E11 -- Yes
    • Lost - Season 3 - Episodes 1-11 -- Yes


    if it is a complete season:
    TV Show Name - Season X -- Yes
    TV Show Name - Season X Complete -- Yes


    This topic is still being written. Guidelines for other "Types" of downloads will be available soon.
     

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