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BMCCOLL
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Scottish Football Historical Archive

Post by BMCCOLL » Fri Jan 08, 2016 10:39 pm

Since November, Yahoo has been transferred over to Aabaco Holdings and there has been no end of problems. Although there has been site updates constantly throughout December and January, it has been impossible to update the homepage to advertise these. Frequent emails to the company has met with nil response, and I have discovered I am not alone in this. I have also been unable to help out fellow historians with their queries and ads and due to this I have unfortunately been forced into the position of closing the site down for a time until I find a suitable webhost replacement. The wayback machine has a copy of the site as of Sep 2015 but the yahoo site should still run for a week or two. I apologise for this downtime, but I have been knocking my head against a brick wall with this firm for the past few months and got nowhere. I don't know if my yahoo email address will be cancelled, it was previously a free service, but if not I can be contacted through my IPS provider at brian.mccoll@ IPSPROVIDERvirginmedia.com [NOTE take out the CAPITALS to deter spammers].

Thanks, Brian
http://sfha.org.uk/

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Post by BMCCOLL » Fri Jan 15, 2016 9:25 pm

Just a quick update...

the SFHA has move to Freeola hosting and has a new address, http://www.scottish-football-historical-archive.co.uk/. The old .com address has closed.

I'm in the process of transferring the files over to the new domain and hope that this will be completed by the end of January at the latest. In the meantime the WEBARCHIVE has a copy of the old Yahoo site as of 10 Jan 2016.

Thanks again for your patience.
http://sfha.org.uk/

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Re: Scottish Football Historical Archive

Post by gogsy1968 » Sat Jan 16, 2016 10:53 am

Thats good news.

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Post by HibeeJibee » Wed May 25, 2016 11:07 pm

Site is looking excellent, and more and more interesting content keeps appearing.

Just one suggestion (if not already on the 'to do list'): could there be a quick link and contents page for Wartime? There was on the old site, IIRC, and it was very handy.

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Re: Scottish Football Historical Archive

Post by RobertB » Thu May 26, 2016 2:10 pm

I 'think' a search engine as such would be fantastic, that said its loads of work and hours already so who am I to complain about having to use my head to find something?
Great effort Brian and thanks

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Re: Scottish Football Historical Archive

Post by BMCCOLL » Thu May 26, 2016 4:18 pm

Delighted! I've had a lot of positive feedback about the new layout and to be honest I'm quite chuffed myself! :lol:

The site did have a google search engine many, many years ago and it's something that I'm looking at again given the way the site is laid out. The programme I use to build the site has the ability to create a sitemap but as I use abbreviations for many of the pages it may bamboozle folk!

HJ, as requested I'm in the process of adding the wartime material. Any other suggestions as to improving the site, please let me know.

Thanks!
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