Ownership and New Staff Changes Updates

Discussion in 'News Archive' started by Joshua Farrell, Jul 2, 2018.

  1. Joshua Farrell

    Joshua Farrell Community Administrator Administrator

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    Hello fellow Forum Promotion Users!

    Today I would love to announce to you the following things that has changed.

    Forum Ownership

    @MasterA has sold the forum to @Cameron, and as of today will be taking over the overall running and guidance for the staff. And as such, for those who do not know, @Cameron will be more involved with the forum. @MasterA will still be an administrator during the first little while, to make sure those questions that needs answering from his end gets answers. And I believe along with anything else that is needed from him for the time being.

    Administrative Changes

    The following Administrative Changes will occur.

    @Cosmé will be a new Administrator. He has agreed to come back and help out. He has several goals in mind for the forum, which should help with some of the issues that has crept in since he was last here. If you want to know what ideas he has, I am sure he wouldn't mind being asked. :)

    Ofcourse @MasterA, as said above, will transfer his position as owner and will take upon being just a regular Administrator as myself.

    Community Team
    The Community Team will be having a new Member and Team Leader. @Reverie has agreed to come back to lead the Community Team. So any questions regarding moderation and other basic questions about the various items around the board could be directed to her. If she cannot answer it, feel free to contact @Hissae2 regarding package service matters, or an Administrator.

    We may also be hiring soon!

    Review Team
    We will be working on getting the Review Service back up and running, and as such the following changes are happening.

    @John will become the Team Leader for the Review Team, and will be working on the needed steps to get this back up and running.

    @Grimalkin will be transferring from the Community Team to the Review Team, to help start out the review service once again.




    Those are all of the major announcements we have! As everything gets put into play here, you will also be seeing a new hiring thread for the Package Team also, as we all adjust to everything that is happening.

    Thanks for your continued support of Forum Promotion.

    Forum Promotion
    Joshua Farrell
    Administrative Team
     
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  2. danthex

    danthex GamingBoards.net King

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    Congratulations and good luck to all, I'm sure the FP community will continue to grow strong and prosper. :rolleyes:
     
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  3. Lucky!

    Lucky! Assistant to the Regional Manager Retired Admin Forum Sponsor

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    Oh today is a good day! I am glad to see someone that is competent at the reigns of FP! With Cam's knowledge and willpower, I am excited to see where FP goes.
     
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  4. Reverie

    Reverie Retired Administrator Retired Admin

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    It's wonderful to be joining the staff team again. :heart: Also excited to see John and Cosme return!

    Please feel free to ask any questions like Joshua said. :)
     
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  5. Grimalkin

    Grimalkin Madly Diligent Review Team

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    I am glad to see @Cosmé and @John and @Reverie returning to the staff once again. Welcome back! :free-hug:


    I look forward to seeing @Cameron as the new owner of FP as well.
     
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  6. Empire

    Empire Valued Contributor Valued Contributor

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    Blink of an eye! all it takes to see an hole new FP.

    @John Glad to see you aboard and good news it won't be boring for me :p
     
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  7. Carlos X

    Carlos X Up-and-Coming Sensation

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    Great job, @Cameron!

    I was looking at the thread title and thought "Oh no, someone else owns it now." Then came the announcement that the owner is none other than Cam! :D

    I was not expecting that! :) I've seen him own a lot of forums, like me. Hopefully things get going...
     
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  8. Matt

    Matt Manners maketh man Administrator

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    Thanks Josh!

    We have an excellent opportunity here to restore the FP community to what it once was. I look forward to working with Cameron, Josh, John, Rachael, James, and the community, in helping to make this all a reality. We have ideas -- more on those later. In the meantime, if anyone has any suggestions, or just wants to say hi, feel free to reach out to me or the others. Let's work together to make FP awesome!
     
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  9. Carlos X

    Carlos X Up-and-Coming Sensation

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    First things first: UPGRADE the site! :)

    xenForo 2. xenForo 2. xenForo 2!

    xenForo 2
     
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  10. Matt

    Matt Manners maketh man Administrator

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    We'll need to look into that. Are the themes are plugins compatible?
     
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  11. Carlos X

    Carlos X Up-and-Coming Sensation

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    As with all major upgrades, everything is wiped clean, and you'll have to start from zero all over again.

    However, most of the core features that were in XF1 are already in XF2 with new features. Especially if you upgrade the backend of the server to higher level of MySQL/PHP.

    My suggestion is to do it sooner rather than later.
     
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  12. Matt

    Matt Manners maketh man Administrator

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    Thanks for the info. :) We shall discuss.
     
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  13. Empire

    Empire Valued Contributor Valued Contributor

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    @Carlos X @Cosmé Agee regards keeping it upgrade, and move to XenForo 2,

    plugins compatible! I think it will be, just go and find out if there are and if they not then good idea to upgrade them before the move. Once everything is done to upgrade then close the site for 24 hours or less upgrade all at once then open the forum and we be happy.

    Hope that the theme is supported. @Jordan is the guy to ask
     
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  14. Carlos X

    Carlos X Up-and-Coming Sensation

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    That's not how it works. Plugins in XF1 do not make the move to XF2, they are "depreciated" and locked until you upgrade that particular plugin. Once you upgrade to XF2, the plugin(s) look un-usable. So, I would uninstall ALL plugins before the upgrade to keep it fresh, and problem-free.
     
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  15. Princess MeowsePad

    Princess MeowsePad real life princess Marketing Team Team Leader Retired Admin

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    congrats to all involved
     
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  16. Ash

    Ash Seasoned Veteran

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    Good to hear that it's Cameron and not someone else. Good luck with it :)
     
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  17. Empire

    Empire Valued Contributor Valued Contributor

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    That would be confidential, Unless the new owner is happy to say!
     
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  18. ChrisGrigg

    ChrisGrigg WebHost - www.USHost247.com Community Team Forum Sponsor

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    I feel @Cameron is capable of bringing the forum back to the glory days. Good luck on your new career, as this is a lot to do and will require a 40 hour work week to get everything back in working order. ;)
     
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  19. Jason76

    Jason76 Packager Package Team

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    Like I said on another thread, focusing on blog commenting might make up for the decline in forums. Blog commenting is a plus for SEO so a market for it.
     
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