RESOLVED: NAXJA logo missing

Vince

NAXJA Member
NAXJA Member
Probably too obvious to mention but being recorded here for completion.

Perhaps with this website refresh the board may consider a logo refresh to go with the new look. We could have a logo design competition. Members vote on submitted designs to create a short list. The list automatically includes the existing logo. The board picks the logo to use from the short list.

Could tie it in with a sponsor promo for a prize for the winning design.
 

Ghost

Member Number 257
Board of Directors
NAXJA Member
Yea I've been looking into that. I found this but the directions in it are not right or I'm looking in the wrong area.

 

Vince

NAXJA Member
NAXJA Member
No, that's perfect. It showed me that there is an Admin interface that controls all of the styles including the logo and the CSS I have just been poking around with offline. This explains why the CSS is controlled by PHP code generation instead of a static CSS file.

I can do this with administrator access. However, admin access should be closely guarded and only given to people that the board interview and appoint for the role.
 

Ghost

Member Number 257
Board of Directors
NAXJA Member
No, that's perfect. It showed me that there is an Admin interface that controls all of the styles including the logo and the CSS I have just been poking around with offline. This explains why the CSS is controlled by PHP code generation instead of a static CSS file.

I can do this with administrator access. However, admin access should be closely guarded and only given to people that the board interview and appoint for the role.
That top part is way over my head. LOL! What do you do for a living? You live in Wales? That second part is true. It's also part of the problem. I guess I kept bugging them enough they decided to let em try. At the time I had lots of time but lately I've had a lot of work and personal things to need getting done.
 

Vince

NAXJA Member
NAXJA Member
Some background...

I did a mechanical engineering apprenticeship with Hawker Siddeley (Makers of the Harrier vertical takeoff jet the US Marines have just retired)
Went to college for five years and got two engineering certifications, ONC and HNC.
Developed automated machine tools and robots for Hawker Siddeley
Then got into software development and building industrial air compressor dynomometers
Started playing with this 'toy' network using really slow speed modems that nobody was taking seriously at the time - We call it the internet now.
I was a software developer for a start-up developing pioneering hand held computer applications
I was a database developer for a few years
I was a NetWare specialist last century, and was on Novell's preferred contractor list for their biggest clients, banks, telcos, industrials
IT Project Manager for Ericsson, and UK Govt.
IT Manager for a small Pharma products company
Ran JeepClub in the UK from 2001 to 2005 and again 2011-2012 until we shut it down. Did three website migrations.
Gave up work so that my wife could take a promotion in Switzerland, reluctant stay at home Dad at the time - but glad I spent more time with my kids.
Did lots of Jeep expeditions in USA and Europe
Organized the Moab Fall Fling in 2009 from Switzerland with a lot of help from Tom 'Old_man'.
After 3 years in Switzerland being a 'house-parent' we moved to Wales. For the next ten years, built my home from the ruins of three 18th century barns
Divorced last year, lost everything except my two XJs and enough cash to buy a JL Rubicon (will buy land next year instead).
I have built two software businesses since 2016, but both failed to launch due to Brexit delays and complex legal issues that the govt still hasn't resolved. Covid has delayed the second biz and I have lost all enthusiasm for it now. I would rather get back into engineering again.
I contribute a lot to open source projects. Mostly testing and bug fixes, but also documentation and enhancements.
Technically still homeless, but staying with my elderly parents during lockdown.
Met up with an old girlfriend from my teenager days and carried on where we left off, although she lives the other side of the country!
Was planning to move to France or Portugal but Covid closed the window of opportunity.
 

Anak

Stranger
NAXJA Member
Oh man.

That looked so good. All the way up to "Divorced last year".

Bummer. My condolences.

Do you have any pics of the house you built? That sounds like my kind of project. This past spring I kicked off a project that is the beginning of several outbuildings all intended to look like old west ghost town type structures. For the moment I am using reclaimed cedar fence pickets for roofing and siding.
 

markw

web wheeler
NAXJA Member
need to be able to do ssh, rsync, scp or sftp to transfer files to the server. there's no ftp running, as it is an unsecured protocol. (in the clear). Just move this over to a new virtual host yesterday after the isp decommed our datacenter last week.
 

Ghost

Member Number 257
Board of Directors
NAXJA Member
Look around and see if it's not showing up anywhere.
 

gsequoia

Everyone says I'm a jerk.
NAXJA Member
Volunteer Leader
Look around and see if it's not showing up anywhere.
FYI the logo should be showing up everywhere. For now it's just pulling form the main site. When the real migration happens we'd target it to a proper URL.
 

gsequoia

Everyone says I'm a jerk.
NAXJA Member
Volunteer Leader
Woohoo!

I see banner ads too.

Nice work Geoff.
That's what happens when Glenn gets lucky and calls me on a Friday where I was expecting a six hour conference call to do a file migration in DC but it got cancelled.
 

Anak

Stranger
NAXJA Member
Luck seems to be half the story of life.

The other half being skill/diligence/ambition.

Thanks for putting in both halves for us.
 
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