Category: Misc

Forum and post linking

The forum and main wordpress site can have their posts linked together.

To link a wordpress post to the forums, scroll down to the bottom of the page and look for the ‘link to forum section’ select the forum you want your article to appear in from the drop down list and then click publish or update if you’ve already published the post.

To create a link from a forum topic to a wordpress post, there is a tick box at the bottom of the entry form which says ‘create linked post’

Tick the box before saving the topic and choose a wordpress category for your article. There’s no option to do this once the topic has been saved.

Linking your posts to the Forum ensures that the maximum number of users will see the article.

Website changes

I’ve installed a cacheing engine which should speed up the display of the site.

Registered users will now see a menu for adding new posts etc in their login menu.
Comments are open to anyone but registered users don’t have to go through the captcha etc

Mailing List

For many years we have communicated with members by using a manual mailing list maintained by Bob GM4UYZ.
Part of the functionality of the WordPress system is the ability to maintain a mailing list.
We have taken the decision to use this method for all mass communications for the club.
Club members can now register for
No usernames or passwords have been retained from the old site, you will need to start again.
You can choose to subscribe to the mailing list during the signup process or use the sign up form at the bottom of the page.
All future direct communication will be via this mailing list.
Should you wish to stop receiving the emails, there’s an unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email.