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SSL has now been enabled

SSL  on www.hanggliding.org   SSl is now enabled. Again, please report bugs to me. This is for the FRONT page site, not the forum. The forum is a bit trickier, and I will enable SSL at a later date.   Getting ready to launch new abilities and need full SSL...

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2019 Massive Server Upgrade

Huge Server Update   For 2019 - we have all new 1) Server - 5X more power2) New database3) Newer PHP version = more speed4) Newer wordpress5) Basically new everything To be honest, this was a NIGHTMARE.  Every time one component of this servers "stack" was...

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Happy New Years 2019

It's that time of year again, and big changes are under way. I typically have a nice big block of time to do a bunch of stuff around the New Year. Lots of little site upgrades all over the place have been made. Site has been more optimized for mobile and tablets....

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Improved Pinterest Style Video Section

Did some software upgrades and improved the video library.  Easier and more clear to submit video's, and now they show up in a staggered Pinterest Style page for easier browsing and viewing.  Be sure to comment on videos you love. In a future release, all videos...

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Stopping SPAM

Integrated the forum with a spam abuse service. People registering with IP addresses and email addresses that have been previously flagged as spam by other websites will be stopped in their tracks.  Lets hope this significantly reduced forum...

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Newest topics is back

The "Newest Topics" section is back.  Had to hack some incompatible, old extensions, to get it to work.  This was the major thing still missing from the old site. Now back to tweaking colors, and finishing up the photo gallery.  Finding the...

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Google loves the new ORG

Closely watching the stats and google search traffic for hang gliding is going through the roof. Actual snapshot of search traffic. Google referrals have increased 877% and climbing. WOW.  More exposure for hanggliding!

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The WIKI is back

Annnnnnnd the hang gliding WIKI is back.  Upgraded the software to the latest version. This will start the process of migrating the Wiki to wordpress, where it will be much easier to edit and maintain with a far more robust visual editing system.

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Forum tips

Tip #1 - Find unread posts here Tip #2 - The asterisk indicates NEW posts since your last visit. CLICK IT to skip to the newest post.   Tip #3 - At the very top of the FORUM part of the website you will see a light bulb icon. This is the NEW QUICK SEARCH. Check...

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