You can find a DVD to request at SwapaDVD 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 DVD Search, Browse by Genre, and Member DVD Search. Links include Advanced Search and DVDs 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 DVDs, 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 DVD you want, click "Don't see the DVD you are looking for?" on the upper right.
- Click any actor's name on a DVD Details page to see a list of that actor'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 DVD:
Looking for a specific DVD? (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 actor?
Want to see ALL of an actor's DVDs in one list?
- Do a Quick Search:
- When your search results come up
- click the actor's name under any DVD on the search result page
- you will see a list of ALL of that actor's DVDs, with available DVDs in green, and currently unavailable DVDs in red!
- You can also get to the list by clicking the actor's name on the DVD Details page for any DVD by that actor.
Want to Browse DVDs 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' DVD Towers?
To browse the Towers of members on your Buddy List
Once on a member's Tower, you can:
- Browse by genre:
- Do a keyword search:
Want to see DVDs that have been recently posted? (DVDs Posted Today):
Want to Browse Member DVD Reviews?
- Place your cursor over Search in the toolbar
- Click Member DVD Reviews in the menu that drops down
The most recently-written reviews will be at the top
- You can rate member DVD reviews using the thumbsup/thumbsdown on each review.
- thumbs up = you found the review helpful in deciding whether or not to request that DVD
Tips to find the DVD you are looking for!