FHCtoday.com

Site History


Version 1.0 – August 2009

  • Initial design as lunched on September 1, 2009

Version 1.1 – September 2009

  • Updated home page with date-time bar and focus story feature

Version 1.2 – October 2009

  • Improved layout of the tables in category list layouts
  • Revised look of error pages

Version 1.3 – November 2009

  • Relocated, redesigned date-time bar

Version 1.4 – December 2009

  • Added feature on Our Staff page to include the staff mugs and bios

Version 1.5 – January 2010

  • Automated tweets fed to Twitter whenever a new article is published

Version 1.6 – February 2010

  • Fixed autotweet feature

Version 1.7 – March 2010

  • Regular maintenance

Version 1.8 – April 2010

  • Updated Twitter feed

Version 1.9 – May 2010

  • Letters to the Editor expanded to include letters not published in the paper

Version 2.0 – August 2010

  • Site redesign
  • Home page now acts as splash page with separate overview page
  • Reformated article pages with pretext and standing image placement

Version 2.1 – September 2010

  • Hyperlinked bylines to authors’ bio pages

Version 2.2 – October 2010

  • Added Print section

Version 2.3 – November 2010

  • Improved design of category and section layouts

Version 2.4 – December 2010

  • Site is now able to switch into “Inclement Weather Mode”
  • Alert feature allows important text/link to display across the entire site next to the logo

Version 2.5 – January 2011

  • Now able to enter “Ticker Text” to display a news ticker on the splash page
  • live.FHCtoday.com launches to broadcast continuous event coverage

Version 2.6 – February 2011

  • Advent of FHCtodayLive Twitter

Version 2.7 – March 2011

  • Supporting IE6 Countdown with warning banners that appear on each page if a vistor is using a version of Internet Explorer older than IE7
  • Section covers can be updated by editors via cover update form

Version 2.8 – April 2011

  • A “Breaking News” option is available for editors to categorize articles as, which displays a breaking news banner on the article page as well as on the Splash Page if the article is set to display on Front Page
  • The Front Page article option now displays a selected article’s headline and link on the Splash Page

Version 2.9 – May 2011

  • inFocus.FHCtoday.com launches to house in-depth coverage of special topics
  • Splash Page edit form allows for faster and easier updating

List of Presiding Administrators

Version 1 – Ted Noelker, Multimedia Managing Editor

Version 2 – Ted Noelker, Multimedia Executive Editor

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