Please, Admins/Hamsters, communicate with us, and let us know
December 29, 2018 at 12:10 PM - Views: 116 #6134ravensongParticipant
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if the problems we are having with navigating JPR 3.0 are fixable, or if a new site build is in the works.
All your hard work is appreciated.
What’s going on?
“A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesn't become good, just because it's accepted by a majority.” ~ Booker T. Washington
The truth is, there’s no such thing as being “anti-Fascist.” Either you are a decent human being with a conscience, or you are a fascist.
December 29, 2018 at 3:00 PM #6184wilsonbooksParticipant
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I love JPR and hate to see the current problems, but the latest version is in no way an improvement.
“I will tell you what I will do and what I will not do. I will not serve that in which I no longer believe, whether it calls itself my home, my fatherland, or my church: and I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense
the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning.”
― James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
December 29, 2018 at 3:13 PM #6187Ohio BarbarianModerator
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So Far From Heaven, who was the one who had more time to work on the problems, lost internet service in a storm. Deadpool, like me, has a full-time job which limits the time he can devote to the site.
There is some kind of software in Word Press, the new platform, that is causing the problems. There are these things, mysterious to me, called plug-ins that can be added or removed to make the site’s spam filters and security systems work the way we want them to work.
My understanding is that these problems with being able to post and to curse like a sailor are resolvable, but it takes hours of work to figure what to leave in and what to leave out. Those are the admins’ priorities right now, I know.
Best I can do for now is go all English and say, “They’ll get ’round to it!” Or maybe:
Never let your morals stop you from doing the right thing.--Isaac Asimov
The United States is also a one-party state but, with typical American extravagance, they have two of them.--Julius Nyerere
December 29, 2018 at 4:35 PM #6203Leftward SwingParticipant
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December 29, 2018 at 7:06 PM #6246AnonymousInactive
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So I’m simply impressed that anyone here knows enough about it to even try to fix things. Any actual fixing that gets done will be the cherry on top.
December 29, 2018 at 7:25 PM #6249David the GnomeParticipant
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I dont mind the new look, but….
Maybe we can try a different format? If need be, I can pitch in for hosting/upgrading expenses or whatever. In the meantime.. this is bugging me enough that I’m going to try to research all the technical “stuff” and by “stuff” I mean….
December 29, 2018 at 7:36 PM #6251chknltlParticipant
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…i can hang with a few problems here at the real Progressive site.
It’s not like our site is so hacked with Corporatist socks/bots and loyalty oaths that it shuts itself down durring presidential elections! (point-point, snicker-snicker)
December 29, 2018 at 7:43 PM #6252ThouArtThatParticipant
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With that knowledge, we can deduce that forum functionality is implemented with a plugin.
Common forum plugins for WordPress are as follows:
bbPress – https://wordpress.org/plugins/bbpress/
BuddyPress – https://wordpress.org/plugins/buddypress/
Discussion Board – https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-discussion-board/
CM Answers – https://wordpress.org/plugins/cm-answers/
One suspects that the current forum is implemented with either bbPress or BuddyPress.
The new overloads will have to confirm the details.
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