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Aquarium Related Classifieds : Coral FS

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:59
Author: TrojanReef
Subject: Coral FS
Posted: May 16 2019 at 5:59pm

I have a few frags for sale. I am located in north Ogden but will be in the SLC area around noon tomorrow (friday the 17th). The last dragon is an accidental frag so it is roughly half to three quarters an inch. I may be open to trades. 661-301-7397 matt
Orange setosa $15
Wwc slimball $20
RMF last dragon $15
Forest fire digi $15
Disco mushroom $15
Hulk lepto $20 easily 1x1
Hollywood stunner $15 good size piece
Red monti $5

Edited by TrojanReef - Yesterday at 5:59pm
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General Discussion : WMAS Website

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 05:58
Author: Skyward Imaging
Subject: WMAS Website
Posted: May 16 2019 at 11:58am

Krazie4Acans wrote:

Hogie wrote:

I brought this up a couple of years ago and was told it was to expensive to update and the club didn't have enough money to do it.


I believe what was said was that the website, server, software, hardware and domain are all donated to the club. The support, updates, and maintenance of the site are all handled by volunteers to keep it updated and running.  There are limitations with this configuration but it has allowed us to have the site and keep it for over 25 years.

It was then mentioned that maybe the club should pay for these things in order to get paid level of support for the site and features. Since none of that had been included in the budget for the year there was no money to do that then.
It was discussed again at the first of last year and this year and if we are to do those upgrades to the site there would be no money left for any of the meetings and events that the members wanted for the year.  With member visitation of the site way down due to Facebook and other sites and paid membership continuing to not be a priority for members, it was deemed not it the best interests of the club to spend more than an entire years funds on website updates for a declining audience.
  This club is completely run by volunteers and funded only by selling memberships and by selling tickets for drawing items at our meetings and events for donated items. If we spend the funds to update the website we will have a slight improvement in the website and no meetings or events for at least two years while we fund raise to try and bring the funds back to cover those things.

If anyone is looking for a donation opportunity with some tax incentives we would be more than happy to look at those options with anyone in the position to help in that manor. This current presidency has chosen to provide and support the events and meeting requests of its members for this year while looking for additional ways to improve the website and plan to revisit these items at the first of the year unless an option becomes available before then that doesn't jeopardize the planned schedule for the year.

Please let us know if this should get a renewed look for this year at the risk of the planned events for the rest of the year.

Honestly if WMAS was to convert over to a WP based platform you would have tons more options. Drupal is limited in its functionality and development. Converting over would be pretty easy and you could have a complete site setup overnight. This would allow you to continue to improve the site as well as bring in more members. WP has a complete classifieds plugin that works awesome. It is 100% mobile friendly and tons of ways to make WMAS money both in advertising and paid member features. 
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General Discussion : WMAS Website

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:47
Author: archeious
Subject: WMAS Website
Posted: May 16 2019 at 9:47am

The link on line 97 of the source page is missing the close quote of the anchor.  This turns the whole page into one big link that try to link to a massive and malformed url.  There are a couple other things but I am at work and don't have access to my note at home.
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General Discussion : WMAS Website

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 03:11
Author: Skyward Imaging
Subject: WMAS Website
Posted: May 16 2019 at 9:11am

Krazie4Acans wrote:

knowen87 wrote:

I think that the picture thing is the worst. I would imagine that fixing this would help traffic come back to the site. A better mobile experience would help too but I think that the pictures need the help the most. 



The picture upload is what we are currently looking into and looking for options. We should have more information on that in the next couple of weeks.

As for the classifieds section WMAS has been using a forum to post. Drupal has classifieds plugins that could easily be implemented into the site for ease of use. I know that the classifieds is one of the most used on the site so starting there would be my opinion. Here is a link to the first one I found from my phone. https://www.drupal.org/project/ed_classified
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General Discussion : WMAS Website

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 01:21
Author: Krazie4Acans
Subject: WMAS Website
Posted: May 16 2019 at 7:21am

knowen87 wrote:

I think that the picture thing is the worst. I would imagine that fixing this would help traffic come back to the site. A better mobile experience would help too but I think that the pictures need the help the most. 


The picture upload is what we are currently looking into and looking for options. We should have more information on that in the next couple of weeks.
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Aquarium Related Classifieds : 100 gallon shutdown

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 18:48
Author: KuruDaza
Subject: 100 gallon shutdown
Posted: May 16 2019 at 12:48am

I'll take the rest of the corals.
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Aquarium Related Classifieds : 100 gallon shutdown

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 17:23
Author: bstuver
Subject: 100 gallon shutdown
Posted: May 15 2019 at 11:23pm

Interested in the ATO and doser. I texted you but no answer
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Aquarium Related Classifieds : Frag tank shutdown

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 12:21
Author: gtguy257
Subject: Frag tank shutdown
Posted: May 15 2019 at 6:21pm

Everything has been sold.
Thanks all
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Aquarium Related Classifieds : Tunze 9001 Skimmer

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 10:43
Author: Skyward Imaging
Subject: Tunze 9001 Skimmer
Posted: May 15 2019 at 4:43pm

Sold
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General Discussion : WMAS Website

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 06:50
Author: knowen87
Subject: WMAS Website
Posted: May 15 2019 at 12:50pm

I think that the picture thing is the worst. I would imagine that fixing this would help traffic come back to the site. A better mobile experience would help too but I think that the pictures need the help the most. 

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LFS/Commercial/E-Commerce Posts : Control Phosphate with Hanna Checkers & GFO!

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 06:20
Author: MarineDepot
Subject: Control Phosphate with Hanna Checkers & GFO!
Posted: May 15 2019 at 12:20pm


How to Control Phosphate Using Hanna Phosphate Checkers and GFO Media
PLUS: New gear from GHL, Eheim, Coral Essentials, and Brightwell Aquatics!
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General Discussion : WMAS Website

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 05:41
Author: Hogie
Subject: WMAS Website
Posted: May 15 2019 at 11:41am

I really like the enthusiasm to improving the site and think that is absolutely necessary to bring the club back to relevance. However, I also agree with Jeff that right now, Facebook is pulling a lot of the traffic away from the site and if the status quo remains unchanged, redoing the website would be an noneffective way to use time money and resources because not very many people would see it.

So, for those with design/website experience, I would like to know what I ideas you have and how we can bring in more traffic?

Edited by Hogie - 19 hours 37 minutes ago at 4:23pm
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General Discussion : WMAS Website

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 05:37
Author: Hogie
Subject: WMAS Website
Posted: May 15 2019 at 11:37am

Here are some common problems when I was in the presidency I constantly fixed for people.

1-When they edit their post or quote a post, it adds in bad coding. For example in my post above, you can see all the "A" that it added in.
2-Pictures load the wrong direction and are hard to change to make right.
3-Picture loading in general.
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General Discussion : WMAS Website

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 05:33
Author: Hogie
Subject: WMAS Website
Posted: May 15 2019 at 11:33am

archeious wrote:

I don't want to step on any ones toes. but I am willing to help with the site.  If nothing else to fix the pages that are outright broken.  e.g., the link on the LFS page. i.e., http://utahreefs.com/index.php?q=node/3  I have years... no decades of experience with web hosting (including Drupal which the site is built on).  
I would love to get more traffic here.  I don't do the Facebook thing.  I would like to be more involved with the society but won't go as far as going to Facebook. ;)



Sounds interesting to me! What ideas do you have to get more traffic here?
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General Discussion : WMAS Website

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 03:44
Author: Krazie4Acans
Subject: WMAS Website
Posted: May 15 2019 at 9:44am

archeious wrote:

I don't want to step on any ones toes. but I am willing to help with the site.  If nothing else to fix the pages that are outright broken.  e.g., the link on the LFS page. i.e., http://utahreefs.com/index.php?q=node/3  I have years... no decades of experience with web hosting (including Drupal which the site is built on).  
I would love to get more traffic here.  I don't do the Facebook thing.  I would like to be more involved with the society but won't go as far as going to Facebook. ;)

Can you describe what is not working on the lFS page? It is working fine for me.
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Aquarium Related Classifieds : FS: SPS (Last dragon, Oregon tort, bubblegum digi)

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 15:56
Author: kevski
Subject: FS: SPS (Last dragon, Oregon tort, bubblegum digi)
Posted: May 14 2019 at 9:56pm

I have the following SPS Frags for sale, they are healed are ready to go:
Oregon Tort - $35 (2 remaining)


Bubblegum Digi - small $25, medium $30 (two middle), Large SOLD


Jeffs Blue Lemon (2 left) $20, Pearl Berry $25, Last Dragon $50

Green Slimer $10, Red Dragon $10

I also have 3 Red Devil mushrooms (red w/pink, orange spots) $15

I also have several other SPS I can cut to order:
Tri Color Valida - $20Orange Setosa - $10Blue Cali Tort - $10Ice Fire Echinata - $50Dippin Dots - $40PC Rainbow Acro - $30
Call or Text 801 678 1863 (Kevin)


Edited by kevski - 2 hours 51 minutes ago at 10:09pm
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General Discussion : WMAS Website

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 15:38
Author: archeious
Subject: WMAS Website
Posted: May 14 2019 at 9:38pm

I don't want to step on any ones toes. but I am willing to help with the site.  If nothing else to fix the pages that are outright broken.  e.g., the link on the LFS page. i.e., http://utahreefs.com/index.php?q=node/3  I have years... no decades of experience with web hosting (including Drupal which the site is built on).  
I would love to get more traffic here.  I don't do the Facebook thing.  I would like to be more involved with the society but won't go as far as going to Facebook. ;)


Edited by archeious - Yesterday at 9:39pm
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Aquarium Related Classifieds : Random equipment

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 14:44
Author: TrojanReef
Subject: Random equipment
Posted: May 14 2019 at 8:44pm

I cleaned up my fish room and have a few things I don’t need.
Red Sea coral pro test kit. It’s pretty much brand new. You can see the levels and dates in the picture. Asking $25
Aqueon10 filter brand new still in plastic $10
Frag domes $5 each they’re perfect for zoas and lps
Located in North Ogden 661-301-7397
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Aquarium Related Classifieds : LF Anemones

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 14:35
Author: TrojanReef
Subject: LF Anemones
Posted: May 14 2019 at 8:35pm

I have a rainbow bta available
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POTM (Picture of the Month) : April POTM - Voting Final

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 13:36
Author: HumuHumuForever
Subject: April POTM - Voting Final
Posted: May 14 2019 at 7:36pm

Voting is now CLOSED.
Congratulations to Brad Syphus (tileman)! (Don't forget to claim your $25 discount at Coral's Coral)
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