Captain Zlogg: Maintaining namrider.com

By Danny Holmes

Published November 15, 2020 #namrider #website

With darker evenings ahead, and fewer opportunities to be out riding and observing, I decided to start keeping a record of changes and enhancements made to improve speed, accessibility and security of namrider.com …

The word update written on an old typewriter

12th April 2021

6th April 2021

  • CONTENT

5th April 2021

11th March 2021

  • CONTENT
    • Goveranance page updated - latest Committee meeting minutes added

10th March 2021

  • CONTENT
    • Formal release of ‘Pitstop’ - private discussion forum for members and social members

22nd February 2021

17th February 2021

  • CONTENT
    • Events page updated
    • Option to pay NAM subscriptions via PayPal included
    • Observer page updated

9th January 2021

8th January 2021

  • CONTENT
    • Membership renewal instructions updated

30th December 2020

12th - 30th December 2020

  • CONTENT
    • Research for new articles

10th December 2020

  • AUDIT
    • Analysis of the configuration of SSL web server hosting namrider.com

6th December 2020

  • CONTENT
    • Article ‘How To Subscribe To RSS News Feeds’ written and published

4th December 2020

  • CONTENT
    • RSS feed added to the following site sections to allow members to follow updates using a news reader:
    • Financial procedures added to Governance page.
    • Site footer updated on all pages
      • link to procedure documents renamed
      • RSS feed link added

28th November 2020

  • BEST PRACTICE
    • Fixed minor javascript error

24th November 2020

  • CONTENT
    • Update to Challenge 2021 page

23rd November 2020

  • CONTENT
    • Update to Challenge 2021 page

21st November 2020

  • CONTENT
    • Update to Challenge 2021 page

19th November 2020

  • CONTENT
    • More work on integration of lightbox functionality for Challenge 2021 photoalbums

18th November 2020

  • CONTENT
    • More work on integration of lightbox functionality for Challenge 2021 photoalbums

17th November 2020

  • CONTENT
    • Started integration of lightbox functionality for Challenge 2021 photoalbums

16th November 2020

  • CONTENT
    • Update to Membership Renewal section
    • Corrected typo on Social page
  • AUDIT
    • Checked speed, accessibility, best practice and SEO performance using both mobile and desktop emulators

15th November 2020

  • CONTENT
    • Created article “Captain Zlogg: Maintaining namrider.com”
    • Added last modified date to all articles
    • Change sort method for listing articles
    • Added corrections to Social page
    • Added last modified dates to Social sections
  • BEST PRACTICE
    • Added new version of logo for high resolution devices
  • ACCESSIBILITY
    • Modified colour gradients on buttons to improve contrast

14th November 2020

  • CONTENT
    • Site Update page added
    • Site footer updated
      • namrider.com sub-menu added
  • SEO
    • Fixed issue with placement of some meta tags on all pages
    • Adjusted sizes of links in footer to make easier to tap on mobile devices
    • Changed name of privacy policy link in Change Cookie setting pop-up to make it more descriptive for visitors and search engines
  • SECURITY
    • Updated JavaScript libraries containing security vulnerabilities
  • ACCESSIBILITY
    • Updated Font Awesome license link colour in page footer to improve contrast
    • Changed colour of privacy policy link in Change Cookie setting pop-up to improve contrast

13th November 2020

  • CONTENT
    • New Governance page added
    • Last update date added to all main pages
    • Section update date added to main sections
    • Site footer updated
      • Address updated
      • Governance sub-menu added

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