Major Website Changes

Website edits, configuration changes, and other backend updates will be included here as a log of changes made to this website. Please use the Website Contact form to ask any questions or report problems with the site. While most processes occur regularly due to automation, some processes still need to be manually run. Plans are in the works to automate all back-end processes for this site.

25 September 2022

- Revised all pages to include @nnyarrl.org email addresses in support of site branding
- Revised internal site links to use relative instead of absolute links
- Miscellaneous formatting updates
- Core CSS change to allow for center-aligned images (class=center)
- Processed batch of content updates requested after NNY Radio Association club meeting

17 September 2022

- Changed hosting services to a more powerful server for less cost per hour. New configuration is much more scalable
- Successfully upgraded production and dev sites to Grav v1.7.36 and added Typography page for staff to review code
- Miscellaneous plugin upgrades (admin, flex, forms, statistics)
- Added additional functionality to Editor toolbar (menu for formatting notices and available short codes) and improved image handling
- Added Custom Banner plugin for pages; configurable for flash messages site-wide

05 September 2022

- Adjusted location of Print to PDF button to bottom of all webpages instead of on same line as <h1> tags
- Added "image float" option to menu bar. Cursor must be at end of file extension for image to add ?classes= correctly
- Miscellaneous plugin configuration optimizations
- Resolved issue in returning to blog "main page" when viewing a blog item (child) page

03 September 2022

- Added 'antispam' plugin to obfuscate email addresses on web pages (no code knowledge needed by editors)
- Updated hard-coded email addresses on theme framework to take advantage of antispam plugin
- Updated 'page stats' plugin to latest version (bug fixes and greater control over what to log for page visitors)

30 August 2022

- Added Section Emergency Coordinator Blog page to EmComm section (revised all EmComm pages appropriately)
- Updated code in theme templates for unique blog sidebars (SM/SEC blogs)
- Site cutover for upgraded servers now scheduled for end of 2022

20 August 2022

- Added PrintFriendly (https://www.printfriendly.com) code to webpages to allow rendering of pages as PDFs
- Adjusted site-wide backup routines to consume less system resources
- Began work on site migration to upgraded server environment (anticipated cutover late September)

16 August 2022

- Added photo gallery plugin and enabled on Swapfest Recap blog post
- Fixed broken link in Blog sidebar code (email address for section manager)
- Refined processing of site backups to optimize available storage space
- Added 'password change' video to "how-to" page
- NEW: email reflectors are now available to all County ECs and section officers (@nnyarrl.org addresses)

10 August 2022

- Updated repeater list with information received
- Updated County ARES/RACES Contact page (content and formatting)

05 August 2022

- Added instructions to blog landing page (how to create child items/articles)
- Updated Section Meetings & NTS Meetings pages (resize code and order of videos)
- Configured two site backup routines:
    > 1: runs every 8 hours and backs up page data only (no meeting videos)
    > 2: runs every month on the 1st and backs up ALL site data (including videos)
- Added internal plugin for page-view statistics and edited-by information for updated pages

04 August 2022

- Created first draft of SAR/PSHR reporting form (O/R/S/D + 1/2/3/4/5/6)
- Reconfigured NTS reporting pages to send email and increment CSV files (session & monthly)
- Reconfigured Website Contact Form to send email only (no files saved)
- Configured a "raw data" sub-page below Traffic Reporting to pull data from CSV files for NTS net reports & SAR/PSHR reports
     * Note: Traffic Reporting page will still need to be manually updated, but data can be pulled from 'raw' page to aid in calculations
- Successfully upgraded dev & prod sites to Grav v1.7.35 and Admin v1.10.35

01 August 2022

- Configured Aura plugin to handle OpenGraph tags on all pages
- Created and uploaded header image for OpenGraph tags
- Created Simulated Emergency Test page (under Events) and linked from homepage

30 July 2022

- Revisions to About Us page
- Added direct links to ARRL Find a Club resource & Join/Renew Membership
- Resolved "page not found" errors in admin logging

28 July 2022

- Updated Forms plugin processing (reCaptcha and emailing routines)
- NTS Net Reporting pages (session/monthly) updated with new Forms code
- Website contact form updated with new Forms code