Posts Tagged ‘forum’

Sacramento Jobs Added to Forum

Sunday, June 26th, 2011 is helping support Sacramento-area businesses and job seekers by adding local job listings to the sidebar of the forum index. We look forward to helping place employees with local businesses.

Job listings are brought to you by Sacramento’s newest Job posting site with current listings from Kaiser Permanente, Aerojet, Intel, Union Bank, Target, Apria Healthcare, Verizon Wireless, and more! Please show your support and visit

Also, be sure to follow @SacJobListings on Twitter. Job postings will be provided on, Twitter and here on


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================================================================ Triple Giveaway!

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

It’s time for another Sacramento, CA Online Community giveaway on!

This time, the fun will be tripled! Whether you’re a current member of the Sacramento Forums, a fan on Facebook, or a follower on Twitter, you have a chance to win, or three chances if you’re a member, fan and follower!

Giveaway Details & Prizes:

  • SacForums membersĀ  – Meal for four (4) at Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Twitter followers – Meals for two (2) at Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Facebook fans – Two (2) Chipotle Mexican Grill burrito cards

How to Enter:

  • SacForums members – Simply reply to this post! It can be anything, but you can always tell us what you like about
  • Twitter followers – Tweet, or retweet, the following: “Follow @SacForums and RT this to enter the Triple Giveaway!
  • Facebook fans – Simply “like” the facebook page to become a fan and you will automatically be entered.

How to Win:

  • SacForums members – One winner from this thread will be chosen randomly using the random item picker at
  • Twitter followers – One winner will be chosen randomly via
  • Facebook fans – One Facebook fan will be chosen randomly using the random item picker at

Winners will be picked on Tuesday, December 7, 2010.

Important Links:

Help Promote the Triple Giveaway! Please feel free to use the following short URL on your web site, blog, Facebook, Twitter, etc. It will link back to this announcement.

Posting to the Calendar and Events forum

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010

The overhaul of has resulted in a change in how the Events Calendar system works. In my opinion, it’s a bit easier.

To add an event to the calendar, simply click on “Calendar” at the top, click the appropriate button to add either a recurring or single event, and enter the event details. You will no longer need to select the Events forum to post your event in as the new system will automatically post it in the Events forum for you. The posts in the Event forum will not use your username, but rather the username “Calendar,” which will copy the information you entered in the Calendar. The copied post will contain a link to the Calendar item.

Please note that the posts in the Events forum may not show up right away, as it depends on the time of day and when the Calendar’s feed is imported.

Site Overhaul Nearly Complete

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

It’s been a long couple weeks… Actually, it’s been longer than that, but I’ve been working on the actual forum conversion for over a week and I’m finally at a place where I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Of course, this site is a constant work in progress, but my checklist is getting smaller on a daily basis.

There are still several issues that still need to be addressed, so this won’t be the official announcement listing all that’s new. But, be assured that there are extensive changes, from the new design and logo to the new forum script, which still needs to be integrated into the new design. I hope you enjoy everything the new site has to offer!

Please feel free to explore, see what’s new, kick the tires, and let me know if you find any major problems.

Update on Site Updates

Monday, September 20th, 2010

The site overhaul has taken longer than expected, specifically the forum conversion. While the database has been converted from the current (old) forum, the new forum needs to be moved over from the test environment.

The old forum is closed. Please note that if you registered and/or posted after the database was backed up and before the forum was closed, you will need to re-register/re-post. I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. I’ll post updates here and on Twitter, so keep an eye out for the relaunch announcement.

If you’re reading this blog, then you know that I’m busy with the site overhaul, or it’s complete. Either way, you’ll see the new design and should have access to the new forum. Please comment here, or in the feedback forum if you see anything that needs to be fixed.

Site Updates This Week

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

There are quite a few updates/changes coming this week and, obviously, this blog is one… And, if you’ve been to before, you’ll definitely notice the new design and logo. This is pretty much a complete overhaul of the entire site!

Most importantly; however, is the forum conversion from SMF to IPB. InvisionBoard has a lot more to offer, in my opinion, in regards to end user experience, admin control and updates. I think you’ll like the change.

A couple of things previously set up, but not added to the site until now are the Twitter profile and Facebook page. The latest @SacForums tweets will be found at the bottom of the page. These will continue to be integrated into the site as things progress.

Finally, some contests are in the works, so get ready for that. If you are associated with a local business and would like to sponsor a contest, your help would be greatly appreciated!

So, I hope you’ll enjoy the new and help support by spreading the word!

Thank you,