New Site Features
- General clean-up of stale information; added 2018 Gun Shows; set placeholders for 2019 Derbies & Events; added Club tagline to top of all pages; resized Calendars format size; Right-float-aligned PDF version of Bylaws -071618
- Massive updates to Club News and several Calendars; cleared out stale info -042817
- Removed "Welcome to the new Marlboro Fish & Game website!" from Main page -042617
- Added Hunting 2018 calendar -042617
- Moved/renamed "suggestions" link to Main Page social media template (Template:SocialMediaTable) (was previously located left-aligned body) -042617
- Testing out using <gallery> format for Gun Shows section instead of old straight files list.
- Call icon with tel: link added to Template:SocialMediaTable and derivatives.
- Added Google directions button () to Template:SocialMediaTable & Template:SocialMediaTableSmall & other opportune locations -102516
- Updated Contacts and Hours & Info image marquees -102516
- Added support for tel: links to activate mobile device or other phone dialing apps, & converted exisitng plain text phone numbers to tel: links -102516
- Templatized and dressed-up Clubhouse Hours Table (from Hours & Info)
- EmbedPDF extension installed for rendering inline PDF files
- Mass. Hunting Seasons added to Hunting calendar
- Facebook Feed now functioning in Club News page
- Trying out new Nav bar layout 021416
- Updated Top Left MFG HOME banner link image
- Created list version of Gun & Knife Shows and added to section on right
- Created printer-friendly buttons/versions for Range Rules section.
- Added refresh buttons () to all Calendars Pages header sections. 021516
- Embeddable, Youtube-linkable Video player extension (MediawikiPlayer) installed for easy video displaying, examples in Photo Galleries section -020416
- Gun & Knife show section added to Events Calendar sub-section & navbar linked -013016 ba
- Social Media buttons table (template) added to Home page -012916 ba
- Installed MsUpload plugin for uploading multiple files at once in 'Edit'
- Navbar reworked, Club Programs now separate list-17Nov2015
Website issues to resolve & admin content to add
Rooted-out hidden hack (residual from original hack late 2017) that was preventing correct Google Indexing and linking, which kept 404ing looking for lois-bridles.php, discovered to be overlooked entry in hidden file called .htaccess in html home directory, causing the redirect. Removed, re-indexed via Google Search Console, now displaying correctly in Google Search Results.-071018
Site-indexes hacked causing Google-link redirects to go to online Casinos etc.; hacked content removed (site-indexes) and rebuilt, but still not indexing on Google correctly.-021918
Assign access control to contributor accounts and lock edit permissions to only their Club Program pageON HOLD.
- Get widget or similar function to display realtime SURISE/SUNSET data for Marlboro and add to section Firearms-Outdoor Range Rules
- Create and tag pages with Categories? on hold, may not be needed
- Fill in Contacts-Personnel content
- Obtain digital copies of all Club forms and post online for downloading/printing/emailing
Extension to embed forms? (PDF, Word, et al)EmbedPDF extension installed for rendering inline PDF files, see 'New Features' above
- Get someone to take newer better photos of facilities/upload/incorporate into site
Renamed Navigation to General Info; Dropped Legacy Site link to last under More
Righthand logo marquee/homepage link added to most main sections in TOC whitespace
Less generic favicon created/installed - ().
Linked Photo Galleries section icons to make them "Back to top of page" anchor links ([[#top]] anchor).
Cleaned up Main logo shotgun buttstock and rod handle (before/after)
Re-architected Template:SocialMediaTable to use HTML instead of wikitable markup to allow a borderless table.
Visual queue added () for Firearms Range Rules sections & links, and emblazoned safety text.
New logo version (includes newly stylized "Est. 1933")
Port over all the images from the old site and add to Photo Galleries sections as galleries with captions (several hours) -021216
Shrunk all calendars' height slightly. -020416
Main logo redesigned, changed "Est. 1933" to "
Pagename/Section font changed in Mediawiki:Vector.css to family "Georgia, serif" to more closely match logo font
Tools bar truncated; renamed to 'More'-30Jan2016
Old site retired & parked at http://legacysite.marlborofishandgame.com. Banners for new site added to all legacy sections.-27Jan2016
The new Beta site is live (Godaddy hosting) and accessible from http://www.marlborofishandgame.com/test -27Jan2016
The new Beta site is live at http://marlborofishandgame.redirectme.net (private hosting) -04Nov2015
If approved, port over Beta site to production hosting server (currently on home PC and home internet connection) (several hours) -012716 ba
Fix Database/Search (non-predictive) issue -FIXED AFTER SITE HOSTING WAS MIGRATED TO GODADDY DONE -012716 BA
Find out all required info on current site hosting (MFG current admin, logins\passwords\URLs\current costs\cost increase?\etc.), & see about building new site (launching Site v.2.0) on hosted Mediawiki provider (GoDaddy?) -012516 BA/CC
Check all ported links from old site for viability, remove dead links, update outdated ones
Further add to Contributor:Help page (Include how to do basic edits of articles/sections, text formatting and image uploading/embedding?)
Finish Contributor:Help section articles for Contributors to use to update their sections
Sortable Personnel list in Contacts DONE -110415 BA
Create temporary useable MFG Logo in vector/resizable format DONE -110315 BA
Port over all textual content DONE -110315 BA
Fix Image thumbnail generation issue
Reformat top left logo so it is readable
Change top left logo Home link to link to Home page as to not redirect through Main Page
Iconize each program's links under Club Programs. Use fullsize Icons also as Section right-aligned image marquee?
Peel off/rename Help section and call that Contributor Help (protected from non-contributor viewing) and redesign existing Help for general site users?
Go through site and Bold, Italic or underline important info, especially people names and contact info.
Go through site and make sure section and subsection linking hierarchy is sound, add or combine sections as needed, make cross-links where useful
New section just for forms or membership inquiries/info? Depends on quantity of forms and need.Instead created sidebar "Membership Info" and linked to Membership section of "Hours & Info" -122315 BA
Create narrated videos, upload to Youtube, and link into Contributor:Help sections
Create contributor logins
Link important images to pages instead of the default (to their image files)
Split off Contributor calendars into each their own gmail logins, update MFG calendars tags -122315BA
Fix wrong timezone issue for timestamps -122415BA