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Flotilla 25-8 What's New!

Latest Updates to the Flotilla Website

Highlights of content additions made to Mt Vernon's web site appear here. Highlights are for "major" updates to content or new posts.  Minor corrections, updates to text, and changes to formatting are not listed.

The list of historical changes to the website occurring prior to 2017 are preserved in the last post.


April, 2018

  • General meeting material updates and cleanup.

March, 2018


February, 2018


January, 2018


December, 2017


November, 2017

  • Historical Meeting Minutes and Financials added to the Flotilla Doc Repository
  • Added additional info about the Flotilla Ops page and the Flotilla Docs page
  • Updated the About Boating Safety page with courses and info for 2018
  • Completed full reformat and content cleanup to bring the website in compliance with USCG Aux National IT standards.

October, 2017


September, 2017

  • Added Photos & Press Releases > Photo Albums page. Photos and Albums are being supported by Flickr.
  • Added several photo albums to the Photo Albums page.
  • Added Flotilla OPs & Admin > Flotilla Docs page to provide access to the flotilla's document repository on Google Drive.  You must be logged in using your Member Zone credentials to gain access.
  • Completed first full pass of a general site clean-up to "pass" National IT Group's review of site compliance with national standards.

January - August, 2017

A large number of changes and additions to content, menu structure, formatting, style sheets, and integration with external tools were made in late January though August of 2017.

Some highlights in no particular order:
  • Restructured the menu navigation
  • Reformatted and updated Standing Rules and Appendices, and added Google Doc embedding
  • Created new Google accounts to support external web content and flotilla document repository (aux.mtvernon & mtvernon.docs)
  • Created new Assigned to Duty email: a2d.mtvernon@gmail.com
  • Migrated old calendar to new multi-topic calendar
  • Added new "Next Meeting Highlights" page
  • Created new sub domain (mtvernon.5sr-division25.com) on the Division 25 domain and created redirects for all flotilla web pages
  • Added custom CSS style sheets to make certain formatting easier
  • Added ability to Show/Hide more content for long posts
  • Added security to certain sensitive pages
  • Restructured use of What's New and Unit Announcement pages
  • Added a new Flotilla OPs & Admin page
  • Added new Please Boat Safely! page for ABS
  • Created new Photos & Press Releases page
  • Created new Photo Albums page integrated with a new flotilla Flickr account to manage photos
  • Added Photo Albums and Releases: (list tbd)

Historical Changes (pre 2017)

26 NOV - MINUTES OF NOV MEETING POSTED TO CALENDAR ON 19 JAN 2017. PLEASE REVIEW BEFORE JAN MEETING.

23 NOV - CHANGE OF WATCH (COW) MENU IS ATTACHED TO CALENDAR ON 10 DEC. DON'T MISS THE COW. IT'S A REAL TREAT.

20 NOV - SEE TED CALIGA'S PHOTOS FROM ATOP A TALL MOUNTAIN IN MEXICO....GO TO CALENDAR ON 5 OCT 2016.

17 NOV - WOODROW JOHNSON ELECTED FC FOR 2017. TED CALIGA ELECTED VFC. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

13 NOV - SEE CALENDAR PAGE ON 17 NOV FOR OCTOBER MINUTES AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS WHICH MUST BE APPROVED AT THEW 17 NOVEMBER MEETING.

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The Mt Vernon flotilla website is maintained by Dan Viglione (aux.mtvernon@gmail.com). Contact Dan to suggest changes, corrections, additions or deletions related to the flotilla.