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Offline JesseVader08

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JD Front Page - It's back!
« on: October 24, 2012, 11:46 PM »
Yikes, good luck with the fix guys!
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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2012, 01:27 AM »
We'll hopefully have things going before long! :)
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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2012, 09:15 AM »
Good luck with the repair work...

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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2012, 09:39 PM »
I'm not seeing anything any news articles on the home page.
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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2012, 11:34 PM »
The Front Page Downtime has been noticed & posted in the Announcements section at the top of the forum.   ;)

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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2012, 02:47 AM »
Wasn't me.

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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #6 on: November 1, 2012, 07:14 AM »
Maybe this was explained in another forum here... but the news site for JD has been down for a couple weeks.  This happened around the same time the forum was down for a couple days.  Does JD plan to get it back up and running, or has it been abandoned?
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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #7 on: November 1, 2012, 09:28 AM »
At the top of the forum there's an announcment board and there's a post in there about it.  My understanding is they're working to bring it back, but no idea when.

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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #8 on: November 1, 2012, 09:29 AM »
But who ever looks there?
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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #9 on: November 1, 2012, 09:50 AM »
Like efranks said, we posted about the meltdown of our content management system in the announcements forum...

I would re-classify Jesse's "little technical glitch" into 'collosal software failure'.  Obviously, we're working on it, but it may be a while before our front page is up and running again...  :'(

Since we have to fix it, rather than just slap up a stapled together version of the many-years-old system we were previously using, we are taking the opportunity to evaluate some new CMS tools and hopefully will have things back to normal (or maybe even better than normal) in a little bit.  Stay tuned!
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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #10 on: November 1, 2012, 01:53 PM »
But who ever looks there?

Exactly!   ;)

Thanks for the info.  Might be nice to post a little "****'s busted" message on the front page.
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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #11 on: November 2, 2012, 12:35 AM »
With the front page down, it looks like this site is dead. That will keep the RS trolls from accessing our forums. You got to know the secret password to get in here.
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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #12 on: November 5, 2012, 07:21 PM »
You got to know the secret password to get in here.

Jeez you sound like my wife.
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Re: Front Page Downtime
« Reply #13 on: December 8, 2012, 12:31 AM »
It is my pleasure to inform you that the front page of JediDefender.com is up and running again. Welcome back, old friend. :)

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Re: JD Front Page - It's back!
« Reply #14 on: December 8, 2012, 02:33 AM »
That Angry Ewok with a Lightsaber banner has been a staple of JD for almost 10 years... I'll need some time to cope with its loss.

In all seriousness, the new site looks great!