Category Archives: Website
Some of the site’s regular contributors and authors have given me some really useful feedback over the past few weeks and as a result I’ve edited the “How to Contribute” article and added a few tips on formatting your text, … Continue reading
Back in December I wrote an article aimed at helping you add content to the new website. I promised to add an update in the future which explained how to add pictures / PDF documents… here it is. I hope … Continue reading
I’ve written a (relatively detailed and lengthy) article on how to contribute and post to the new web site. You can find it here – hope you find it useful and I look forward to receiving an influx of new … Continue reading
As many of you know, I’ve been meaning to upgrade the website for some time now and some of you have provided very useful feedback over the past few months – thank you. Well, the time has come to bite the bullet!
The problem with upgrading is that there’s never a perfect time and *something* will always go wrong! To mitigate this, I’ve built a test server out of egg boxes and sticky back plastic and done some "offline" experimentation.The outcome is that I can successfully migrate the entire site to new software with one proviso – the comments module which allows registered users to add their own comments to other people’s articles does not exist in the new software 🙁 So, if I upgrade we’ll lose people’s comments. I’ve pondered this long and hard and come to the conclusion that this is a price worth paying. The reasoning goes something like this…