Updated Website & Forums

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Updated Website & Forums

Post by David » Sun Apr 26, 2015 2:41 pm

Generally in response to Google's "Mobilegeddon" (https://yoast.com/mobilegeddon-has-come/), and the fact that the old site was outdated and the forums were far behind in security patches etc., I have upgraded both the forum and the website.

The forum is now at the very latest and greatest PHPBB has to offer. All the mods and themes were lost but probably for the best as they don't upgrade well anyway. Hopefully all is well beyond the testing I did. I also did some member/post housekeeping.

The website has been upgraded to a more sleek look with a Wordpress back-end and a responsive theme and plugins to suit Google and mobilegeddon. It should be easier to maintain now and with Wordpress I can delegate that in the future if necessary. Go check it out! http://gamewelldiaphone.com

I am doing the same to the numerous other sites I care for, as quickly as I can so no one hurts from lower search ranks and also because I will have a baby arriving in a few months and my time to devote here will lessen again. (So, if you don't hear from me for a while you know why!)

Lastly, I know contribution and discussion here has waned considerably over the past few years but there have been many exciting new Diaphone discoveries. Check out the database sometime (we topped 510 known horns) thanks largely in part to forum member Wayne (slant-40) and his Facebook group. Also, check out the picture gallery and get out there and get some updated pics!
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Sirens on fire stations are a dime a dozen but nothing is more thrilling than to find a Diaphone perched above one.

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