New Users Fixed

The problem affecting new users has been fixed.

After a day of pretty solid graft on the DearDiary code (most of which I haven’t looked at in a good few months) I believe I have the problem for new users fixed.

However, its a VERY big change and it’s not been tested as thoroughly as I would like because of the need to get it online as soon as is possible. Therefore, I have taken a complete snapshot backup of the site as of 20:00 GMT, and taken a database backup as of the same time. I don’t anticipate needing it but if you notice something strange with the system, in particular with system messages such as your Index Text or Welcome Message, Entry Headers or Footers etc, then please mail me as soon as you can at;

support@deardiary.net

so that I can look into it as soon as possible.

Fingers and toes crossed, or for those of you in Finland, thumbs up…

Note to users suffering this problem

You will need to login to your diary and click the Customize Button, then choose the messages screen, and edit one of the message files under there. The system will now notice that you do not yet have any files stored there and will create them for you. You can then edit them as normal users would have done before the problem.

You can click here to go to the correct screen in the customizer. You will be prompted for your username and password if you are not already logged in.

Steve

3 thoughts on “New Users Fixed”

  1. I JUST BEGAN MY DIARY HERE LAST NIGHT AND WANTED TO PASS ALONG MY THANKS FOR PROVIDING PEOPLE LIKE ME WHO REALLY GOTTA STRETCH THEIR $$$ JUST TO SURVIVE AND MAKE ENDS MEET A FEASABLE AND AFFORDABLE MEDIUM TO EXPRESS THEMSELVES AND INTERACT WITH OTHER AUTHORS. AS I’M SURE YOU’RE PROBABLY ALREADY WELL AWARE, PEOPLE JUST NEVER SEEM TO HAVE TIME TO DROP A QUICK NOTE TO SOMEONE TO SHOW SOME APPRECIATION AND THANKS FOR ALL THEIR EFFORTS / THANKS FOR A JOB WELL DONE BUT IT SEEMS LIKE THEY ALWAYS HAVE TIME TO CORRESPOND WHEN SOMETHING’S AMISS SO I THOUGHT I’D TAKE A MINUTE TO DROP SOME WELL-DESERVED PROPS YOUR WAY (YOU CERTAINLY DESERVE IT). BE SAFE AND GOOD TO YOU………BECAUSE YOU CERTAINLY DESERVE IT……………………….JP

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