Website Upgrades

Posted Apr 10, 2005
Last Updated Jun 21, 2012
Information on upgrades applied to the features and functions on the Artistic Network website.

New Text Format Tools

Posted on Apr 25, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

We have now added a text-formatting tool to help members customize their articles.

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Text Format Tools, site upgrade, internet explorer, javascript

Troubleshooting Page Now Online

Posted on Apr 29, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

We now have a browser compatibility and troubleshooting page online.

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browser compatibility, help, troubleshooting, javascript

Page Errors fixed, New Ones Found

Posted on Apr 30, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

Some members were unable to submit articles or edit their accounts for a couple days. We fixed that issue. And then we found a problem in that some members cannot join because their first name is not accepted.

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page load problems, errors, trouble, help, first name problem

First Name Bug Fixed

Posted on May 13, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

We have upgraded the sign-in form to fix a bug where first names were sometimes not recognized.

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first nme bug, error, javascript bugs

Character Set Changed

Posted on May 15, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

The default character set for the site was originally ISO-8859-1 but was changed to UTF-8.

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charset, character sets, utf-8

New Topics added to Article Menus

Posted on Jun 18, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

At the behest of some of our members, we have added new topic groups for creative work on the site.

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site upgrade, topics, topic groups, articles, stained glasswork, glass blowing, mobiles, quilting, knitting, crochet

Events Search Utility Upgraded

Posted on Jun 20, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

We have now fixed the events search to work with fulltext keyword searching.

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events search keyword

Feature Search Upgrade

Posted on Jul 17, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

We have added the facility to limit article search to featured articles, as well as display a feature icon on articles.

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featured article search, features

Viewing Preference Upgrade

Posted on Jul 29, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

Both visitors and site members can choose to limit the type of content they view on the site with a new Content Preference function.

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parental controls, site content, restrictions, sexuality, profanity, violence

Accessibility Upgrades

Posted on Aug 5, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

We have added several accessibility upgrades to the site for non-visual browsers.

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accessibility upgrade, text browsers, non-visual

More Accessibility and Viewing Preference Upgrades

Posted on Aug 8, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

Recent upgrades have made the site more accessible to non-visual browsers and have given visitors more control of how they view content.

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accessibility upgrade, viewing preferences

Major Site Upgrades

Posted on Nov 16, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

New upgrades include individual, member-controlled spam filters and artist email newsletters.

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site upgrades, anti-spam, newsletters

New Artist Marketing Tools

Posted on Dec 17, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

New HTML tools that allow members to automatically generate content or hit counters on their own web pages.

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html tools

Member Newsletter Subscription Form

Posted on Dec 18, 2005 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

Members may now add newsletter subscription forms to their own web pages.

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newsletter subscription

FireFox Form Display Fix

Posted on Jan 5, 2006 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

The site has now upgraded functions to adequately support the FireFox browser.

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firefox browser

Document Search Results Upgrade

Posted on Jan 6, 2006 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

We have optimized the search results pages to get visitors to their destination more quickly.

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search results

Guest Icon Size Requirement Changed

Posted on Jan 6, 2006 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

Guest icons no longer require 46x30 dimentions.

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guest icon

New Email Verification Enforcement

Posted on Jan 6, 2006 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

We are now flagging bounced emails from all members. Bounced emails now turn off Email links.

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email verification change

Featured Articles Procedure Change

Posted on Jan 6, 2006 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

Authors of featured articles may now edit their featured articles.

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feature articles edit

Hit Counter Update

Posted on Jan 16, 2006 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

The hit counter will not increment when the author of the page views it on the Artistic Network.

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hit counter

Major Media File Upgrades

Posted on Jan 16, 2006 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

We have made a major upgrade in the functionality of the Artistic Network media file handling.

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file handling, video, flash, pdf

New Visual Upgrades

Posted on Jan 26, 2006 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

We have upgraded the site this week to be more visually appealing in multiple browsers. Among the changes is a new format for the navigation drop-down menu; the new navigation cascades for arts and their sup-topics.

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navigation upgrade, stylesheet upgrade, css

Join Form Updated

Posted on Feb 18, 2006 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

We fixed a recent problem with the member account form.

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join problem

New Username and Password Restrictions

Posted on Feb 19, 2006 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

We have upgraded and changed the username and password policy on our site.

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username. password

Artistic Network upgrades to Webonizer

Posted on Jun 28, 2006 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

The Artistic Network is now utilizing the Webonizer Content Management System.

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webonizer

New Upgrades

Posted on Dec 8, 2006 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

The Artistic Network has some new upgrades.

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upgrades

New WYSIWYG Editor for Articles

Posted on May 31, 2007 | Last Updated Jun 21, 2012

There is now a built-in WYSIWYG editor for formatting your articles.

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wysiwyg

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