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Update for MARA Website!

  • 03 Oct 2019 9:15 AM
    Message # 7915986
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Hello Members and Guests,

    Lately, I have joined with Wild Apricot, our award-winning Toronto based software provider, to incorporate the most current Member and Financial Data safety features into the Maine Alliance for Road Associations (MARA) Website.

    I invite you to try the powerful new "forum search" feature on our Home page. This software is  mobile phone friendly. Accessibility has been improved. Posting on our Discussion Forum is easier; results are more consistent.  I am still learning the features of our new software and will probably introduce additional changes in the months to come.

    Betsy Bowen, our founder and mentor, continues her support of our activities. Betsy, the MARA Team and I pledge to continue to provide you with up-to-date, useful information for Road Association Formation, Administration and Private Road Maintenance.

    Please let us know what you think and what we can do to improve your experience while using the MARA Website.

    Sincerely,

    Sandy

    Andrew L. Allen, Administrator

    Last modified: 04 Oct 2019 5:56 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
  • 07 Oct 2019 3:54 PM
    Reply # 7921639 on 7915986

    Thank you, This looks great. Something for my wish list is that there be a topic search option. It feels like the questions get repeated multiple times over the course of the years. If we had a search option for topics maybe that would reduce the duplicating.

  • 14 Oct 2019 5:32 AM
    Reply # 7959017 on 7915986
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Excellent suggestion. Thank you. Try putting the key words of your topic of interest into the Forum Search field. I'd be interested in your results.

     

    Last modified: 15 Oct 2019 9:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
  • 15 Oct 2019 8:33 AM
    Reply # 7985042 on 7915986

    Yes, I just tried that and it worked.  Has that search by key word option always been available or just with this new website?


  • 15 Oct 2019 12:51 PM
    Reply # 7985412 on 7915986
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Great! So glad it worked.

    When I updated our software recently, I replaced the more general "Google Search" field that did pick up some information in our Forum with a more specific "Site-search" Gadget and then narrowed its focus to the Forum Pages. This new search field may not have been available in the older software.

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