Author Topic: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13  (Read 1449 times)

Ed Lecuyer

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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #15 on: August 19, 2017, 10:42:47 PM »
I'm not so sure we should have or not have the "like" button. I'm not on Facebook, so I'm not really sure what it does/did in the context of the forum. If by pressing "Like" on the forum somehow promotes the post to your public FB feed, I think that would be a good thing.

I welcome more input on this. I saw at least 3 likes - who used it and did you like the results? I can also try to make the reply button easier to see... if that is/was the issue.
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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #16 on: August 20, 2017, 11:36:21 AM »
Ed,

I do like the 'Go Down', 'Go Up' buttons.

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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #17 on: August 20, 2017, 12:48:21 PM »
As I think I understand Facebook -- but then who really does? -- if you "like" a message/post, ALL of your Facebook Friends will automatically also see that post/message.  I doubt that many would be interested in our Forum discussions.  On the other hand, if you "like" one of Stewart's posts on Facebook itself, your Friends will see that, which could be good marketing for us.



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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #18 on: November 15, 2017, 02:39:24 AM »
If possible I'd love to see the headlight icons back, but other than that everything seems to be working well.

I had a few idle moments in front of the computer, so I found and put back the headlight icons that indicate if there are new posts in a forum section. For the record, the headlight is from a Stephen Hussar photo of #10.
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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #19 on: November 15, 2017, 03:14:29 AM »
Ed,

I give up, what is a head light icon and where will it appear?  Just earlier today it dawned on my slow brain that I hadn't seen any notices from Start that there was a new Facebook post every Sunday evening and some weekday evening.
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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #20 on: November 15, 2017, 04:33:40 AM »
The headlight appears on the main forum home page:
http://forum.wwfry.org/index.php
On the left side when there is a new topic or reply in a particular forum section.

As far as Stewart's forum notifications on his Facebook posts, I assume he stopped when his power went out, but hasn't picked them up again (yet?)
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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #21 on: November 15, 2017, 10:02:57 AM »
Headlights are back!  Hip Hip Hooray!  OK, I'm easy to please........  Thanks Ed   ;D

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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #22 on: November 15, 2017, 12:09:51 PM »
Ed, I'm not seeing a headlight, just the old icons.  I did refresh (F5) before sending this!

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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #23 on: November 15, 2017, 12:15:04 PM »
Ed, I'm not seeing a headlight, just the old icons.  I did refresh (F5) before sending this!

Same for me.  :'(

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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #24 on: November 15, 2017, 02:59:20 PM »
In some cases, simply pressing F5 or Refresh is not enough to reload the full page. Browsers typically "cache" certain objects (like tiny graphics that don't change often on pages that are frequently visited) to reduce loading times. Eventually, the headlights will appear, or press and hold CTRL and/or SHIFT on the keyboard while pressing the refresh/reload icon in the browser - which will usually force the browser to reload its cache.
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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #25 on: November 15, 2017, 03:07:16 PM »
Bingo!

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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #26 on: November 15, 2017, 07:14:45 PM »
I had to clear my browsing history on my mobile device to get them to work. I forgot how much I liked the head light
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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #27 on: November 15, 2017, 10:18:01 PM »
Thanks Ed -- I can see the light now!

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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #28 on: December 13, 2017, 12:09:24 AM »
I got tired of the boring squares instead of stars associated with our forum "levels" (technically membergroups).  So I copied the star icons from another location into the proper location for us.  You may have to refresh your browser to see it (F5 in some places, the clockwise arrowed circle in others).

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Re: FORUM SWITCHOVER - 08/12 - 08/13
« Reply #29 on: December 13, 2017, 10:35:40 PM »
Much classier.  :D
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