23) Webmaster

Here's where we tell you about any new features we incorporate into the website or if there will be any downtime for maintenance.

Thursday, 10 April 2014:

Hi all, some big new changes have come to the website over the last few months:

1. Firstly, we've changed the theme of the website. We think it looks better, the content is more accessible, while still keeping the same general design of the website.
If you don't like it, or have any suggestions, please get in touch via our Contact Us page. We will be modifying the website further to improve the content delivery.

2. Secondly, over the last few months, the section 'Article Archives' has been rennovated so that the articles no longer appear in full. Rather, there is the title, the PDF download link, and then the 'Read More' link for each article in the list: this is to improve searching through the archives and avoid overloading it with text.
This has been a big job, and it allowed us to go over all the old articles and bring them up to date with current needs. So, for instance, all articles now only have a PDF download link instead of the previous Microsoft Word and Rich Text formats, and they have been paginated properly.
This is an ongoing task, and will not be completed for several months yet. You can view the section that has been done here: South Africa.

3. We've added social media sharing buttons underneath each article. Already we've had a great response from people about these, and we hope they will allow the messages to reach more people around the world.

4. The 'iPaper' trial mentioned below has been removed. This feature is no longer supported.

And finally, the latest articles from Shaun Willcock are still being uploaded as soon as possible. We hope that you will continue with us into the future.

Friday, 7 March 2008:

We're trying out a new format for Shaun's articles called iPaper. The "Pandor Pledge" article has an example of it – below the usual Word format and Rich Text format links there is now a 3rd iPaper format link. Give it a try and let us know what you think on the Contact Us page.

Thursday, 20 December 2007:

All of Shaun's articles are now up, all that remains is to tweak some of the footnote links of some of the articles as WordPress's Editor did something strange with them when we copied them over from the old website structure.

Sunday, 23 September 2007:

We've implemented a new layout of the website (sometimes referred to as a theme). Hopefully this will mean it is more easily navigable, and also that parts that were getting little attention are now more prominently displayed.

If you feel inclined to give us your feedback or comments, please do so here.

Wednesday, 22 August 2007:

We've added tags to all of the articles posted so far – look for the "Search by tag" section in the sidebar.

Clicking any word in the list returns a page of articles "tagged" with that word.

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