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  1. Custom Search By Nicasio Design

    The client wanted to integrate searching member database for professionals with a certain designation along with a way to define those designations.

    Result, search by:

    Certifications held by company employees & BGBG Education attended by our employees.

    Take a look see:

    http://www.bgbg.org/search_certifications

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  2. Nicasio Design Customer Kudos

    We'd like to share some customer kudos with the community:

    [Site] looks great! Thanks so much for all of your work on our site!!! It has been a pleasure to work with you, and we are very happy with the final result!

    I knew that when I looked at all the partner’s on Wild Apricot, that [Nicasio Design] http://www.nicasiodesign.com/wild-apricot.php was the best – and you have proved it by your work and attention to detail.

    Thanks!
    Todd - American Ocularist http://americansocietyofocularists.memberlodge.org

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  3. Renewal button for membership payment

    When a member renews a subscription for billing, how do we change the java script to reflect the button text as automatic recurring monthly renewal? not to show a "renewal until" date?

    Need javascript language, and where to input the javascript.

    Thank you.

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  4. Hiding the stop recurring button

    When a member signs into the site, and then looks up their profile, they have an option to stop recurring payments of their membership fees.

    How do we hide the "Stop recurring payment" button so they do not have the option of stopping recurring payments?

    What is the css code?

    Please help! Thank you.

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  5. Hiding Sub-Menus (in members section)

    Is there a method for not having sub-pages show up as a sup-menu? I don't want any sub-menus on my site.

    For example, when a user logs in and reaches the main members section, every sub-section is listed in an ever growing menu below the main menu. This is distracting as there is already a table of contents-like menu listed on the main page.

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  6. Class view to mark attendance and homework

    We lead workshops that require us to keep track of attendance (7 meetings) and assignments (4) for each participant.

    We can put a yes/no for each thing in the contact record for each participant.

    How could the whole class be displayed to be able to check it off easily? (meaning without having to click through to each contact record.)

    Thanks in advance!

    Keith

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  7. Concatenate Address, City, State, Zip in Member Directory

    Is it possible to concatenate the address, city, state, zip into one field in the member directory? Just like First Name, Last Name is?

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  8. Javascript Libraries

    I am wondering if WA works with an External Javascript Library/Framework (i.e. jQuery, Spry, etc.).

    I already added the library I need to the site via the Global Javascript Settings, but it does not provide the intended functionality. it seems that the library does not work with WA.

    I need to create a custom menu for my client. I have used the Theme Overrides and modified the appropriate String Template files to achieve the custom menu structure that I need. However, when I apply the Spry Framework that is needed to create the menu functionality, it breaks.

    My question is…

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  9. Example of login box customization using Theme Overrides

    You might have noticed that a new capability called "Theme Overrides http://help.wildapricot.com/display/DOC/Theme+Overrides " was introduced in Wild Apricot release 4.2. Unfortunately, this unclear name actually hides quite an impressive set of functions to customize your site's visual behavior, much more expanded than it was before. I want to show you my own example of using of this technology so you can see how it has improved.

    Let us show the example of how login box is presented in Wild Apricot. While having fields to enter email and password on any page might be convenient in some cases, in other cases…

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  10. background images in the navigation

    I have a left navigation menu, and would like to put separate background images in each menu item (not a single background image for the whole menu). I do not have any subpages, just the main level of links. I've done this before with a spry menu but can't figure out where to insert the backgrounds in all this CSS. Please help if you can! Thanks.

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  11. Clone, Design, Build, & Launch.

    Many may not be aware of it, but you can ask Wild Apricot support to clone an existing site and thus you are able to perform all design and customization on the clone and not effect your live site. That is what we did for our latest custom design on http://www.naro-us.org/

    We requested their live site be cloned for us. Then we built the custom design on to the cloned site. Performed required revisions and cross-browser optimization. Once client signed off, we migrated design to the live site in under 45 minutes.

    So, the challenge of design and development on…

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  12. Using custom fonts

    I I am wanting to use some custome fonts on my WA site - am not particularly fussed as to which method as long as it works.

    Of Cufon, SiFR and @fontface (CSS) methods avaiable, the latter is probably preferred.

    The problem I am encountering is the supporting file types (.eot, .ttf, etc) and where to host them as WA does not as far as I can see, support upload of these filetypes. I have tried imnplementing using remote hosting options, but it doesn't seem to want to play nicely.....

    Any suggestions as to a work around? (By the way,…

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  13. CSS customization of site

    Here is my problem:

    The way that we are utilizing the Wild Apricot site is as a membership management site. We have an existing website that we are integrating some of the widget pages from WA, into. This means that for the most part, I simply need to modify many of the style settings of the widgets, to match the style of the existing website.

    At one point, I thought that I had done this. Then, somehow, the theme was changed. Now, the colors and text are different. I have literally put off going in to fix this because every…

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  14. Dual Language Toggle - bilingual sites

    We have pretty much perfected a process that will allow for Wild Apricot sites to feature and support multiple languages. Wait we are not talking about translating content, rather hiding pages from one language from being seen or navigable via the nav while the user has toggled a language option. When we install and customize our code to your Wild Apricot site, we are able to hide French language pages from displaying when the user clicks the toggle to English for example.

    Wanna see this in action? Certainly, here you go:http://www.latinohotelassociation.org Spanish / English Language Togglehttp://copeh-canada.roundtablelive.org French /…

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  15. Custom HTML Code Being Removed Upon Save

    I have a number of pages with custom <style> tags in the HTML. I add them by clicking Edit HTML on a specific page. I actually use them to override the user.css styles in the external style sheet.

    Example - I have some flash code for a rotating image banner in my footer. I only want to show this on my home page. So in my user.css file I add a style rule that hides it for all pages:

    idflashimage{display; none;}

    (I place the flash embed code inside a DIV that I have assigned an ID to and hide that)

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  16. Hide text: Fill in application form

    Hi

    On this page: http://manu.cloverpad.org/bliv-en-del-af-holdet

    Can I either hide og costumize the text 'Fill in application form' ?

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  17. I've never seen a system so difficult to customize

    I am a designer and have been trying for three days to make my layout look like the client's site.

    Client's site design: www.wbninc.com/dev/

    WA site: members.wbninc.com

    The code is so completely convoluted and bloated, I still can't figure out why my page and contents (including my header image when I put it in there) are being resized smaller. I can't get rid of the insane padding around the page content.

    Isn't there a way to start with practically nothing and build from there, instead of having to strip out tons of css?

    Has anyone figured out how to put…

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  18. Are you a designer? We want your feedback!

    We're want to create more resources for anyone who designs sites on top of Wild Apricot. But as always we're looking to get your input first.
    To get the ball rolling here are some ideas we've been thinking about.
    1) Wild Apricot Web Designer Guide (online/e-book) - A detailed guide to all the structural CSS elements of a page, including a cookbook (recipe) approach to customizations. 2) Wild Apricot 'Designer Community' (online only) - Move all customization/design resources to a new location (i.e., outside of forums and help) built just for designers to discuss, share and learn different techniques for…

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  19. Implementing Facebook Comments

    Facebook has a comment box widget that you can add to your website to all people to comment on your pages with or without logging in to Facebook. If the commenter logs in to Facebook in order to post they will also be given the option to post their comment on their Facebook profile as well which can help spread awareness of your site virally.

    Implementing the widget is easy. Before you can start using any Facebook widgets, you need to get an application ID from Facebook - you can do this be registering an application here: http://developers.facebook.com/setup

    Once you…

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  20. Multi-Column Display for Single Browsing Categories

    Sometimes you only have one column for browsing but it's squeezed into a narrow column.

    You can scretch it out across the entire page using this CSS customization.

    Code

    idF1Options{width:950px;}

    idF1Options ul

    {

    width: 70em;
    

    }

    idF1Options ul li

    {

    float: left;
    
    width: 10em;

    }

    br
    {

    clear: left;
    

    }
    optionLink
    {

    margin-bottom: 2em;
    

    }

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