Work is progressing on moving over to https. We've had to change a lot of code to get it to work properly and have been taking the chance to tidy things up at the same time. ... See MoreSee Less
The new combined native and social logon dialogue in Beta.... ... See MoreSee Less
So it looks like the most popular ways of logging in are:
We've got Facebook and Google (and Twitter) working on Beta at the moment. Native of course works just fine. ... See MoreSee Less
We're reviewing the logon methods we support on Canalplan.
At the moment you can either logon using the Native logon (user ID and Password) or you can use one of the Social Logons shown in this picture..
So which ones do you use? ... See MoreSee Less
I've just released a heap of middling level changes to the codebase. Nothing that you will spot as dramatic changes, but people who follow the various "what's new" feeds will find improvements, and I've done a lot to the underlying fabric that should make running and maintaining the site easier. ... See MoreSee Less
And this is why we are having to do it... it's purely because Google has decided that ALL pages on the internet, even if they contain nothing that is remotely secure, have to be served over https. If we don't do this then everyone will get warnings on their browsers and Canalplan will be less favoured on Google Search. ... See MoreSee Less
We're a couple of steps closer to moving Canalplan over to https Which should keep Google happy ... See MoreSee Less
Round trip to Wheelock / Sandbach over a 4 day weekend. Canalplan seems to be the only guide we had access to that knows about the winding hole above Wheelock bottom lock. ... See MoreSee Less
So apart from a couple of minor problems it all seems to be looking good with the major upgrade to the gazetteer. ... See MoreSee Less