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  1. Add back grey line text divider line in rich text fields GH2427

    Previously you could add a gray line to break up your text in blogs and other text heavy fields. Ever since we launched the new text editor that <hr> HTML tag has disappeared - bring it back!

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  2. Promo Codes: Bulk Discount SD332

    As a site visitor let me use a promo code to get a bulk discount when I purchase a bunch of the same items or types of items (e.g. books, merchandise).

    2 votes
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  3. Create more robust Offered expiration date/time

    We'd like to be able to send multiple reminders of offered status and can't report or make emails that do that without a hard date/time added to the course participant and activity participant record in Salesforce

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  4. Improve (Prevent) Header Switching When Viewing Content SD632

    As a site visitor keep the universal header selection and global (section or subsite?) header (The Mountaineers or Mountaineers Books) displayed until I choose to switch so that I do not have a jarring navigation experience while I am browsing the site.

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  5. Promo Codes: Discounts that trigger when someone fulfills a requirement SD521

    As a site visitor let me use a promo code to get a discount that applies when I hit certain prerequisites. For example, spend $100 get a 20% discount, or buy 6 books get free shipping.

    2 votes
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  6. Promo Codes: Dollar Amount Discount for "Entire" Shopping Cart SD410

    As a site visitor allow me to use a promo code that gives me a dollar amount discount on everything in my shopping cart up to the total amount of items in my shopping cart that qualifies.

    This could be quite useful for volunteer recognition.

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  7. Promo Code: Bulk Discount for Purchasing from a Series SD484

    As a site visitor let me use a promo code to get a bulk discount when I purchase a bunch of items from the same series (e.g. books in the Day Hiking series or backpacking courses/clinics). So we define "series" as any group (or bundle) of items of any kind (books, courses, etc.) that have to be in the cart for the discount to be applied.

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  8. Selecting from the Dropdown

    When you select from the search/suggestions box ("You May Also Like" section, for instance), it jumps around and makes it hard to select with precision.

    For example, as admin when I try to create a discount code and I need to add multiple items with the keyword "mountain", it is next to impossible to scroll and pick a tile that is in-between transitions.

    Another example is "Recommended Reading" on many of our content types.

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  9. Customized Email thanks for Books inventory versus Courses/Activities/Lodges SDtbd

    It'd be great if you only bought a book through the website that the email receipt references the most relevant email.

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  10. Need to add links to Branch websites under the "Branches and Committees" page of the main Mountaineers.org website

    Some of the branches, like the Olympia branch, have stand alone websites that provide much more information on their officers, committees, and activities than the main mountaineers.org website. It would be beneficial to all to clearly link the individual branch webpages to their respective branch pages under the "Branches and Committees" page of the Mountaineers.org site.
    I wasted a ton of time trying to find detailed info about the Olympia Branch on the Mountaineers.org site only to give up. I was finally told about the olympiamountaineers.org site and voila, there was all of the info I needed. A direct link…

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    We added branch home page and committee page features in July 2015. Since then our branches and committees have been moving content form their own websites to mountaineers.org. Most branches and committees have completed this. Our Olympia Branch is in the midst of this content migration and will be done soon.

  11. Fix time entry so that entering 12:00 AM (midnight) works GH2602

    Currently when we enter 12:00 AM in a datetime field, it is converted to 12:00 PM when saved. Note that entering 00:00 AM works, so this is the workaround.

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  12. Migrate Email to “The Cloud” ~IT

    Email, shared and personal calendars, active directory for access to local resources (e.g. printers).

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  13. Improve Collection Portlet for Main Content Area Below the Title GH2263

    Improve the display of a collection portlet that can be display in the main content area of a page just below the title, image and summary. The portlet would continue to be configuration as it is but the display would span the entire page if there is only one (50/50 if there are two and 33/33/33 if there are three. Currently it spans only 33% of the width in all cases.

    This would allow our outdoor centers and other committees to elevate their blog content if they wish See attached a example.

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  14. Photo credit for leaders on routes/places images GH2788/2789/2802

    Give authors photo credit on the routes/places images on the website. Just small text underneath the photo to designate the name and year.

    13 votes
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  15. Add Photo Galleries SD383

    Show a nice-looking, well-themed gallery (e.g. slide show) view of a folder chock full of photos! Galleries will be curated from photos collected by many methods (social media, trips reports, etc.).

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