Administravia | Development

Spammers Begone

I have today released a new feature for the DearDiary.Net site which puts the power to dispose of spammers firmly in the hands of our trusted users. I will no longer need to verify that people who are marked as spammers should in fact be removed from the site. Instead of relying on any user…

bugs | Development

Migrations

Hi all, If you’ve put in a migration request and it hasn’t happened within about 10 minutes or so, please get in touch. You should be able to use the Help button at the top of the front page, but if you can’t for some reason, or you get no response, please go to the…

Development

Preview Mode

I have been working on something behind the scenes that I suspect some of you will find rather useful… It’s called Preview Mode. What it means is that you can switch Preview Mode on and any changes you make on your diary will NOT be visible to your visitors. So you can play around with…

Development

New Menu Option

The keen eyed among you will have noticed the slight change to the menu system at the top of the DearDiary Homepage (the one to the right of the large DearDiary.Net text). It’s changed because I wanted to add another menu, called Others. This is a drop down menu item, with (currently) 2 child menus,…

Development

New Forum Added

The astute among you – and those who don’t visit the DearDiary Homepage, probably should once in a while 🙂 – will have noticed a new menu option on the front page, or indeed any page of this diary, notably ‘Forum’ Yes, I have introduced a discussion forum to the system. Your normal login name…

bugs

Recent Migrations FAILED

If you’ve recently requested your diary be migrated (since we moved server) OR, you requested a migration before the move but didn’t get the e-mail until after the move, your diary almost certainly has ZERO entries, ZERO comments and the migration although it migrated your username did NOT migrate your diary (at least not properly)….