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Forum Updates: 2018-05-01  

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Wendell
(@wendell)
2,500+ posts Admin

Sorry this announcement is a bit late -- we've been dealing with the "awaiting moderation" crisis.

Here's the next round of updates we've made to the RPLS Today website!

 

GDPR Compliance

RPLS Today is now compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as approved by the EU Parliament on April 14, 2016 with an official enforcement date starting on May 25, 2018. Organizations found to be non-compliant can face heavy fines. Since we do have many members from that region of the world, it made sense to bring RPLS Today into compliance. For more information about the GDPR, visit the GDPR Portal.

 

Social Sharing Tools

We've added some social sharing tools to the forums. To share the main forums page, specific forums (categories), or topics, you can use the share buttons located just under the Forums menu on the right-hand side. To share specific posts, you'll see the new share buttons hanging just outside each post on the right-hand side.

To share the main Forums index page:

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To share a forum/category:

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To share a topic:

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To share a specific post within a topic:

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Subscriptions Manager

We've added a Subscriptions Manager to make it easier to subscribe to specific forums. Visit the Subscriptions tab on your profile page to check it out.

Image 2018 05 03 at 1.47.35 PM

 

And various bug fixes

Yay!

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Posted : May 3, 2018 1:50 pm
gschrock
(@gschrock)
2,500+ posts Member

Cool new features. Folks do not realize how much work you have to put in on this site.

Well done W

"Things are only impossible until they're not!"   -  Jean-Luc Picard

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Posted : May 3, 2018 2:13 pm
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Ken Salzmann
(@ken-salzmann)
500+ posts Member

Thank you!

"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?"

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Posted : May 3, 2018 2:37 pm
Wendell
(@wendell)
2,500+ posts Admin

Thanks guys! I forgot to mention that I fixed the weird double-avatar issue. Your avatar should now appear consistent throughout the website. If you've never chosen an avatar, you'll have the default, which is the cartoon of a surveyor looking through a total station. 🙂

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Posted : May 3, 2018 4:36 pm