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Thanks Steve.I thought I'd put in an announcements forum as a place where I can announce new features for the forum and such.
So, we'll start with this. You may have noticed that I've been doing a few little upgrades over the last few days. Some upgrades are for supporting members only, other upgrades are for everyone.
1. There's now a topic search feature above the forum list and at the top of all the forums. Start typing and it will look for threads with your keywords in them.
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2. There's now a "Thread Starter" banner under the user name of the poster who starts a thread when they respond within that thread. It doesn't seem like much, but it's handy to know at a glance if the original poster is responding to your comment.
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You have all the above plus...
A new "bump" feature that allows you to bump one of your threads once a day. I know that sometimes, especially in the presentations forums, a post can fall the the second page pretty quick. If that happens, you can bump your thread back to the top for another go. Please note that this is a bit of a test feature and may be removed if it's abused (although I'm not too worries, seems like a great group here).
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Second, you now have a "History" link when the Forums tab is active. This will give you a list of your recently viewed threads. It's handy if you want to refer back to a topic that you recently viewed and can't quite remember which topic it was.
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Thanks again everyone!
PS More to come
Definitely a valuable resource. It has been very helpful for meI ran a discussion forum from the mid-90s until a few years ago. It had close to 10,000 members. I can appreciate how much work this is and how little most people understand what's involved. I think you are doing a spectacular job and I can't thank you enough for providing a safe place to ask questions and get information. This is a very valuable community resource. Thanks again.
Honestly the only 2 internet sites I visit daily are your forum and the nature group my wife and I administer. You run this forum in much the same spirit we run our FB group. No flame wars, friendly communication and banter and a genuine desire to discuss nature photography.
I can't speak for everyone here but I think many would agree we appreciate this forum and the effort you continue to put in to keeping it friendly and informative. Well done!
I ran a discussion forum from the mid-90s until a few years ago. It had close to 10,000 members. I can appreciate how much work this is and how little most people understand what's involved. I think you are doing a spectacular job and I can't thank you enough for providing a safe place to ask questions and get information. This is a very valuable community resource. Thanks again.
Thanks so much Also, thanks for being a supporting member - it helps defer the server costs.Definitely a valuable resource. It has been very helpful for me
Hi Manglo, I'm just learning how to how to do this forum myself. I really couldn't tell you. I sure someone here knows how to do that and help you. I,ll see what I can find out and let you know.Hi Steve, thank you for building this wonderful forum with its nice and helpful members.
I try to find the best way to see all pictures from one member, but can't find even my own with one click.
Can you give me a clue, how to do so, without see all the comments of this user, only her/his posted images.
Thank you in advance.
Greetings and best wishes, Manuel