Brand update and maintenance, 26 September - more details
..."more Details" links to information saying:
Brand and site maintenance - 26 September 2018Owing to planned maintenance, this site will be unavailable overnight on 26 September, including the early hours of 27 September. We are doing two pieces of work:
Refreshing the design to reflect the National Autistic Society's new brand.Updating the software to a new version. The main benefit to this should be improvements to the listing of messages in threads, and the flagging of new messages. We want to implement this in order to help with problems that users have reported
...The words "new brand" link to a (small) Page, here:www.autism.org.uk/.../2018-09-13-changing.aspx
... いま, From myself: I begin this Thread because that is one of the things which I myself used to be most useful for, upon this Forum... But Now things are different and so I Post less (!). Also, However, not everyone notices the Main NAS message, and, also, WebPM says that "As ever, your feedback after the update is welcome." upon the following Thread:
...Lastly from me, this next Link is actually the latest Thread for Posting "Strange" Things... but not many people remembered it...
...That Thread contains many Links to other Threads which are for specific problems (Older Errors, Notifications, Ideas, Spam, Copybots, etc.).
In closing: All in all, Thanks NAS - especially Mr.WebPM. And Good Luck to all.
"14 January 2019: Essential maintenance. We regret that sign-ins will be unavailable for most of the working day on Monday, owing to planned work on the system."
...Greetings to All! Even if I can post nothing else tonight, then I post that - as often, in case persons AUTOMATICALLY logged-on did not see it. This is on the the Main Page, but only shows if not logged on...
NAS - You see this, in future, put important stuff like that on Main pages Please, whether anyone is logged in or not - this has happened before - right up there at the start of this Thread.
(...I have to sign off, now, I knew it...Darn... Good Fortune, anyone anyway.)
Disambiguating Cynosure said:"14 January 2019: Essential maintenance. We regret that sign-ins will be unavailable for most of the working day on Monday, owing to planned work on the system."
(...I have chance to Post just now, now...)
...Greetings all; I am on mostly at nights, not during the day, and so I am asking - Did this actually happen? Any improvements or anything?
The only one I see so far is the "COOKIE" Message. If WebPM answers this post, please say how these buttons work. The buttons shift from Yes to No, and the buttons either SHOW Yes or No, and I am asking how this works: Is it where the button is shifted to, or what the Button SHOWS which applies?
E.g. - Personalisation : YES / NO
The button covers up the word YES and shows the word NO.
Does this mean Yes or No is selected?
...Yes, this may seem like a stupid question... but there are countless sites out there which use things like this to trick people. I would Post pictures, but surely I need not do so?
Thanks anyway, Mr.WebPM...
Sorry, I hadn't thought about that as being a potential source of confusion. We're using a standard module that you may also see on other sites. The word that is showing tells you your current setting so, if you can see "On", that setting is on (and the same for "Off", obviously). You hopefuly don't need me to tell you that we're definitely not trying to trick you; the idea was to make it clear!
We'll extend the module to this community site soon. We wanted to get it right on the main (WWW) site first. The extension won't have a massive impact if you're visiting the main site often (and you do that every time you sign in), because this community site doesn't use any additional cookies except some essential ones. The setting that you make will apply to both sites (and at least one other of our sites as well).
You can check on cookies set here: https://www.autism.org.uk/get-involved/about-us/website/cookies/details.aspx
Hope this helps to clarify things.
By the way, the work yesterday included some background restructuring of databases to help us to improve performance, which has been a theme in this and related threads. I can't promise a great improvement yet, but we are working on it.
Greetings, all - for a time I am here (...) and, yes, I have slightly changed my UserName. (New Thread, anyone curious.)
...But this is on this Thread to Mr WebPM... Good Work (whatever you did)!... But THIS trouble - "Style Clashes" - in your own words, still exists? I use your own page as example, since it uses a lot of White anyway...
...As said before, here, the Buttons (activities, friends, etc.) are still there, but they are still not visible...They are STILL White Writing upon White!
(P.S. - Still at Mr.Webster... Sorry, I know that I do not post so often anymore, it is not my own fault. Also - I bet you miss them, certain people who knew how to CODE HTML as well, hmmm (Cass, DongF...)...? I miss them too, but that is also not my fault. I only know the Theory, and my devices are *still* "old", but I still love them... right back to my Commodore64!) Hope you understand!
Missing your presence DC, yes noticed the name change,
I do hope you are ok.
and thank you for starting and keeping certain threads updated and brought back to the front so to speak.
Yes still a clash of certain colours, well clash? More like a match as certain colours white on white aren’t useful, or indeed practical.
Rambling now as very tired, just had to say Hi and take care please.