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  1. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Featured Threads

    We need more featured threads please. OK, we need more new threads full stop but we need to know what you want and what you think are good threads to feature. It doesn't matter if it is a discussion thread or a recipe. It doesn't matter if it has previously been featured. If you like it, or...
  2. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Weekly Digest Email

    Hi I have asked Shaun to install a free addon which emails everyone who has been active on the site in the last 30 days with a round up on the most active threads on the site. For the time being, I have configured the system to run early on Saturday morning and list the 7 most active threads...
  3. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    CookingBites Downtime [Server Move Complete]

    At some point over the next few days, CookingBites will not be available for a short period (anticipated to be 15-20 minutes) whilst the site is moved to a new server. I can't tell you exactly when the move will happen but it will be obvious when it is happening because the site will not be...
  4. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Site Tweaks and Updates

    One or two of you :whistle: may have noticed that you received a number of 'trophies' yesterday and that today some of the 'titles' have changed. I have needed to make a few tweaks to the site now that it has been going for around 4 1/2 years to take into account new members, old members and...
  5. Shaun

    Forum software updated

    I've upgraded the forum software to the latest release. If you notice anything wrong please let me know by posting in the support forum. Cheers, Shaun :D
  6. Shaun

    Media Gallery installed

    Hello everyone, I've added a media gallery to the site so you can upload your food and cooking images and videos. There's only one general category at the moment (Food) - we'll add more as the gallery develops - but you can all add your own personal albums and content, and anything you add in...
  7. Shaun

    Thread content tags enabled

    We have enabled thread tags; these allow key words and phrases to be associated with specific threads and then searched for or clicked on to find other threads with matching tags. They can help other members find related content and are useful for search engines too. They are also used to build...
  8. Shaun

    Forum width reduced for better readability on larger screens

    I've modified the layout of the forums so that they only stretch to 1320 pixels wide. This is to stop post text spanning across the entire width of large desktops / monitors and will hopefully improve readability. You won't notice any difference if you use a phone, tablet, or smaller desktop...
  9. Shaun

    Account Security - Two-Step Verification

    You can now enable two-step verification on your CookingBites forum account. Two-step verification, also known as two-factor authentication, requires you to provide two pieces of information to login. The general form is expressed as "something you know and something you have". "Something you...
  10. Shaun

    Forum software updated

    I've upgraded the forum software to the latest release. If you notice anything wrong please let me know by posting in the support forum. Cheers, Shaun :D
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