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nolan

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on: April 10, 2018, 02:07:06 AM
Please note that the site will not be available next week (15 to 21 April 2018).

I need to remove the entire existing site in order to replace it with the new one. This is a mammoth task which will require time and testing to ensure everything has transferred over to the new system correctly and that everything is working as it should.

As a result the only way for me to do this in a controlled manner is when everything is static, eg., when there are no new order, customers, forum posts etc. happening on the site which will require me to keep track of what has transferred and what hasn't.

This means that you will not be able to access ANY part of the site next week. The forum will be down, access to your classes will be down, browsing for new classes will be down - everything will be unavailable during that time.

I realise that this will be very inconvenient, but I have no doubt that you are going to love the new site when it is up.

The plan is for the outage to last for the entire week, but if I manage to get everything up and running sooner then I will fire off an email to the mailing list.

 :thankyou: for your understanding during this transition process :flowers:
« Last Edit: April 10, 2018, 03:31:12 AM by nolan »


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Reply #1 on: April 10, 2018, 02:19:20 AM
Nolan,

That's understandable.  Wish I could be there to help you.

We can go cold turkey and paint like crazy!

Hope it all goes smoothly.  Looking forward to the new site.

aloha

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Reply #2 on: April 10, 2018, 03:34:14 AM
Looking forward to the NEW LOOK. Hope everything goes smoothly for you. :gl2:


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Reply #3 on: April 10, 2018, 05:41:40 AM
Thank you for letting us know, Nolan.
Good luck with the transition.
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Reply #4 on: April 10, 2018, 12:17:03 PM
 :thankyou:  Nolan for letting us know.  Looking forward to seeing/experiencing the new upgrade. Wishing you a stress free and smooth transition and thank you once again for all you do for us.


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Reply #5 on: April 10, 2018, 01:58:50 PM
 :sweat:   No worries Nolan, the time it takes is the time it takes...... I'll just go to the cupboard and play with my pencils, papers, rubbers, pastels and w/c... it'll be fine.  :eyesclosed:

Holding thumbs for you and hopes for a seamless transition.  :twothumbs:      :cheering: :cheering: :cheering:


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Reply #6 on: April 10, 2018, 04:20:44 PM
Good look with the upgrade Nolan hope it all goes smoothly thank you for all you do looking forward to the new look


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Reply #7 on: April 10, 2018, 04:21:55 PM
That should have been good luck oh dear perhaps I need a week off


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Reply #8 on: April 12, 2018, 01:57:22 AM
Good luck!


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Reply #9 on: April 13, 2018, 04:55:31 PM
As a retired IT professional, best of luck Nolan with the switch! Looking forward to the new site once it's back online. The PB downtime will give me an opportunity to return to my drawing journey. I've been away from PB for the last six months (Yikes!). Looking forward to picking up where I left off once the new site is online.


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Reply #10 on: April 17, 2018, 02:35:11 AM
 :thankyou: for all the well wishes.

The forum will be put into maintenance mode in a few hours time from now and will then not be available until the upgrade is complete.

If you urgently need to contact me during that time, please email me - nolan (you know what goes here) paintbasket.com

When the site is available for use again I will send out a notification via our mailing list


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Reply #11 on: April 17, 2018, 03:16:28 AM
Good luck!  Hope it all goes smoothly
aloha
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Reply #12 on: April 17, 2018, 06:59:37 AM
I thought the site was going into limbo for a few days but everyone keeps posting. So what's happening? ??????????
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Reply #13 on: April 21, 2018, 05:18:12 AM
Nolan's name is Speedy Gonzales  :2funny:
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Reply #14 on: April 21, 2018, 02:47:20 PM
Yariba!
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