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Offline Erica McPhee

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Flourish HOME page update!
« on: May 05, 2017, 03:25:08 AM »
Hi Flourish Friends,
I am very excited to announce our homepage has a new look! Since Flourish is in its fourth year, I thought it was time for a website update. I have completely re-designed the Flourish site with some great new additions, including a new logo.

We now have an extensive FAQ page. The forum has almost 70,000 posts! So new members frequently ask the same questions. We can now refer people to the FAQ page for all of the most popular topics.

Likewise, the new homepage has links to our most popular threads. And, there is a new Books & Supplies page which links to our favorite vendors and Flourish's recommended books and supplies on Amazon. These links are affiliate links which help support the forum and keep it free for our members.

I hope you find these updates useful. I know it will save a great deal of time and help organize and make the enormous amount of calligraphy information we share more easily accessible.

Stay tuned for more news about our new look!

And as always, your feedback, suggestions, and comments are always welcome!  ;D
Truly, Erica
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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2017, 04:15:08 AM »
The new logo is very swish, Erica.  It certainly jumped straight out at me.  The other developments are all welcome and should make it much easier for new arrivals to find their way about.  Thanks as ever for all your hard work.  :)

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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2017, 05:23:15 AM »
Thanks so much @AndyT  Andy!  ;D
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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2017, 05:27:29 AM »
Love the update!!!!
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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2017, 05:52:24 AM »
Thank you @Nickkih  :-* I better go to bed now.  ;D
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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2017, 06:10:28 AM »
The new look is fantastic, Erica. I am enjoying how clean, organized and the overall feel of the home page is. FAQ page is so helpful, and definitely will be easier to refer to. Thank you so much for the update and your hard work!

Just realized the postage stamps were social media links!! What a neat idea ❤️❤️❤️
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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2017, 09:49:05 AM »
Very cool Erica. Your hard work continues to pay off and I know everyone here appreciates it.

This forum has been a blessing for me. Thanks for the FAQ page organization; slick  ;) Now get some much needed rest!
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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2017, 10:40:20 AM »
It looks awesome!!  Thank you for all you do for us. 

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« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2017, 01:28:33 PM »
And yet again she blows us all away  ;D
Wonderful logo, superb front page, most helpful FAQ's
First class in all respects.

Amazing stuff Erica. Thanks again and again for all that you do for us.

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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2017, 05:35:09 PM »
Love the new look, @Erica McPhee – very stylish and classy  :)!!
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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2017, 04:01:52 AM »
Without a doubt, one thing is clear. Whatever you do, you do it in style @Erica McPhee :D:D
Love every aspect of the new look. Thank you for all the efforts you take for us.

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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2017, 05:25:51 AM »
Oh, I love it, I love it so much!  So effortlessly* graceful and organised.  The FAQ will be a gift to people. 


*hah - as if anything that looks THAT good came without effort!  but you make it LOOK like it did. ♥



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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #12 on: May 06, 2017, 08:25:10 AM »
The new homepage looks awesome Erica. I didn't even rezlize there is a blog, until now. The logo is beautiful.

My bookmark takes me directly to the index page. I found the homepage through the news link. Is there suposed to be an actual link back to the homepage? Once I'm on the index page, when I click "Home" or the logo, they bring me to the index page.
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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #13 on: May 06, 2017, 08:53:00 AM »
Thank you everyone for your very kind and enthusiastic comments!  :-*

@darrin1200 This is a great question and one that @AnasaziWrites has pointed out to me as well. I am working on a way to link back to the homepage (and FAQ) from the forum. While they are both on the same site, they actually run on separate platforms (for lack of a better word for simplicity's sake). While it is easy to link from the homesite to the forum, it's a little trickier the other way and takes a bit of coding.

But, I am working on a solution. Thanks for the great suggestion!  ;D
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Re: Flourish HOME page update!
« Reply #14 on: May 06, 2017, 08:58:55 AM »
Thanks Erica, not problem. You are doing a fantastic job with the site.
I will just keep a separate bookmark for now.
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