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Some features are working, but you can see message from last year here.
Thank you Pawel, now I know :) For the Ipod touch's small display, the app would be easier to use as the web site.
The above referenced github site no longer represents the present project. This misleading information should be cleaned up. I would also like to see the up to date project bug tracking reports/system, like on github.
Site development has been contracted out to third parties so I don't think we'll be seeing anything like a github style forum for accessible bug reporting/tracking.
This thread was started in 2006 when WS was a very different site (<1000 members) and has long outlived its usefulness. Its confusing and cumbersome for bug investigation and posts are lost/forgotten far too easily. It should be locked with new reports posted individually to https://www.warmshowers.org/forums/general/website-help-and-support
Well I sent a request there, this one 6 months ago.
but haven't heard anything. So it does not seem to matter much.
You and dozens of others Dirk, yet people keep donating...
but what I find annoying, it still does not remove this stupid popup. It seems you have to donate in a certain way or in response to the popup to remove it - no idea...
And yet somehow they are unable to imagine a way in which the entire community could be informed that the mobile apps will no longer be supported or how to alert members to the identity of a repeated scammer on this site ( https://www.warmshowers.org/comment/22867#comment-22867 )
And now I got a "request from a touring board member". So I started to read, did they want hosting? But no, just asking for money again.
I had assumed that this text from Rich Hoeg had been mailed to all members:
Hello from a touring Warmshowers Board member! April finds me enjoying some warmth in the Lone Star State (Texas, US) on a four week ride. Back home in Minnesota, there is still snow in the Northwoods. Over the past five years I have toured thousands of miles in North America and Europe. During these rides, the hospitality shown to me and my wife has been fantastic. Many of our hosts are now good friends who have visited us at the western tip of Lake Superior.
While these days I focus on wildlife photography in the wilds of the Boreal forest, in an earlier life I was a software project manager. This software background taught me that an organization such as Warmshowers which has experienced exponential growth requires a robust web service to serve our members needs. I hope you will join me in contributing financially to Warmshowers.
If you are not able to contribute money, please pay it forward and help touring cyclists. Warmshowers is special, and needs your support. Should you find yourself touring across North America, stop by and stay with Molly (my wife) and me!
May tailwinds be with you!
Presently touring in Texas ...
Warmshowers Board Member
Duluth, Minnesota U.S.A.
I keep receiving e-mail messages with HTML codes that show up as plain text (using Gmail). This is quite annoying. It might be a simple fix, though, since the header of the mail has the wrong content-type specified: Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8 instead of text/html. For example:
--------------------- Please reply above this line -------------------+
Salut Geert, tu as un nouveau message sur Warmshowers.org de <a href="https://fr.warmshowers.org/user/0000">Name of user</a>
<div class="privatemsg-email-body" style="text-indent: 25px;">
On a sidenote, I prefer using the plain text editor. Would be great if this could be the default option, set in your profile. No need to load all the buttons and clog the screen especially on mobile.
Thanks for the headsup, we are working on it.
new member delighted with the existance of Warmshowers. a little puzzled by your statistics: Why do we have a response rate of 50% when I have responded to every request I have received ( I noted 0% after my first guest had been and gone: Have had 2 requests, 2 guests, 100% responses). Is this a new illustration of "lies, damned lies, and finally statistics" ? (joke) or just an illustration of what another member called increased complexity? (i.e. I am not doing something because I can't figure it out)
We haven't changed anything vis-a-vis the statistics application, however it possible that you received a request that went into your guest file? Just a thought. Anyway, I will have a look and see if there is something malfunctioning.
Hi for some reason the country search has stoped working. I was using it this morning on my mac book. If i log in an click on search it jumps back to the log in page. Please can you advise.
I can't repeat your experience, it worked well for me this morning. Feel free to email me directly with screen shots or other details and I can send to our IT team. firstname.lastname@example.org
please advise. The search option keeps disapearing. I could search this morning and now it has gone. When I log in and click search it goes back to the log in page. Why does this keep happening? I am trying to plan a trip and am wanting to contact local people for advice. This has happened a few weeks ago and no one gave me an answer. Someone just told me that the search option was there and I still couldnt see it. Things keep changing. My profile says that I have been a member for less time than I have and that I have only 20% rate for answering requests. This is not the case. This lead to one member having a go at me when I contected him saying that I should reply to more requests. This was not necessary. I dont understand I had no problems with the old site. Now things just keep going wrong. Another example is when you click to send a msg sometimes it doesnt send and I get a msg saying the server does not want to connect to safari or it sends the msg multipul times! I use a Mac Book to access the site. Thanks Karen
We just said our guests goodbye and wrote some feedback. But the feedback doesn't show up on our profile page like it normally does.
It shows up at the page of our guests though. https://www.warmshowers.org/node/252150
Probably a bug?
Thanks for the effort!
The feedback is on your profile, its just no longer very well demarcated between feedback given and received. If you click on your feedback tab and search for the names of your guests in your browser you'll find it.
Thank you Paul! But shouldn't the latest feedback be on top? Chronological likewise guests or hosts? Only this way, others get informed about the latest situation about their guests/hosts?
Now the mentioned feedback is only visable when people filter the feedback otherwise it isnt visiable on the frontpage. Not even when people scroll. This function definitely has changed and is not conveniant. The strange thing is that the feedback given by us, is visable on top of my guests frontpage.
Yes, your received feedback is on top then given feedback both sorted chronologically (as mentioned without any kind of separation so it's hard to see when one finishes and the other starts). Your profile page just shows the most recent feedback received, which is how it has always been as far as I can recall.
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