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  1. Sync Alerts & Notifications Preferences to Salesforce GH3230

    Sync Alerts & Notifications preferences to Salesforce so that we have added information on engagement and website feature use.

    1 vote

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  2. Show past activities on a route

    When looking at a route, you can see future activities as well as trip reports. I'd like to see a list of past activities, along with their completion status and leader name (whether they posted a trip report or not).
    This would make it easier to contact past trip leaders to ask them about conditions, etc. as well as to get a sense of when people typically use the route.

    Thanks!

    3 votes

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    Medium Priority  ·  1 comment  ·  Activities  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Allow Chaperone Registration for Youth Activities GH2876

    For youth activates that are not part of a youth program, enable the ability for leaders to set a chaperone capacity and for chaperones to register.

    9 votes

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    Medium Priority  ·  0 comments  ·  Youth  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. When Copying a Blog Post Do NOT Copy Comments GH2497

    When copying a blog post do not copy any associated comments. Sometime we copy a blog post as the starting point for a new blog post. One example is our "10 Essential Questions" blog.

    3 votes

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  5. Creating book/product bundles GH2996

    I'd like to return the ability to create bundles in Plone, e.g. Day Hiking bundle.

    Right now, the problem with the old way of doing bundles are a) Acumen -> Plone inventory would always show 0, a1) "faking" inventory has no way to stop if 1 or more book in bundle runs out, and b) a pain to create royalties/requires too many staff to set up a single product

    3 votes

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  6. Use Only the Imprint Field for Books GH2942

    When importing books, use only the "Imprint" field from the Product Marketing object in Acumen. It appears that we are combing the Publisher and Imprint fields to make "Publisher/Print" and it's looking a bit messy:

    2 votes

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  7. Sync Promo Code Data to Salesforce GH2966

    Sync the promo code data to Salesforce so that we can better report on promo codes, know when one that is scheduled goes live, know when one expires, and know if one was published.

    1 vote

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  8. Display Initial Message for Course Tempalate Team Rosters GH2941

    For course template team rosters that have a slow initial load time, display the message, "Gathering roster data. This may take a up to a minute." until the roster data is displayed.

    1 vote

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    Medium Priority  ·  0 comments  ·  Rosters  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Update Website for Goolge "Remote Jobs" (Employment) GH2915

    To improve our listings on Google, add fields and markup needed for Google's "Remote Jobs" feature.

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  10. Participant Note Types

    Participant Note Types:

    Enhance participant notes capability so that users with the ability to add participant notes may select from a range of pre-determined “note types” (still to be determined, but could include “positive comment, future leader potential, conditioning issue, behavior issue, other comment”) when entering participant notes in addition to entering free text notes. Note types as well as free text become a part of a member’s profile.

    Filtering Note Types:

    Users with the ability to research participant notes are able to filter participant notes by the pre-determined note types. This allows activity leaders and committee leaders to quickly…

    1 vote

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  11. Add filters to the My Activities page GH2799

    Filters to add include Activity Type, Trip Result, Participant Role, and Participant Result. This is useful for leaders to review participant activity info for leader's permission requests. It is also useful for helping keep committee rosters up-to-date.

    10 votes

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  12. Add a Calendar View of the My Activities Page SD411

    As a logged in member or guest, allow me choose a calendar view/display of the My Activities page where I can see all of my activities on a calendar and subscribe to an iCal feed of my activities and events so that I can better manage my schedule.

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    Ideally we'd continue to have one My Activities page and add "buttons" to toggle between the "List" and "Calendar" views, even though they may be two different pages/links.

    5 votes

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  13. Books Home Page: Social Media Feed SD633

    As a site visitor show me a Mountaineers Books social media feed on the home page so that I may keep up with the latest news from Mountaineers Books.

    3 votes

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  14. Limiting amount of text for "Featured Authors" on the homepage GH2795

    On the books homepage (https://www.mountaineers.org/books), some authors will have a lot more text show up on the "Feature Authors" portlet. Can we limit that to only display a maximum of 10 lines (or whatever looks the nicest), perhaps with a "Read More" link to expand the text if needed

    3 votes

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  15. Use different formatting for book title and subtitle in search GH2782

    It is really messy looking at book titles in their search results view that have subtitles because its all the same big font.

    3 votes

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    Medium Priority  ·  1 comment  ·  Books  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Promo Codes: Offer Discount for Books Added via a Registration Process SD425

    As a person registering for a course, course activity, trip activity or an event, give me a discount on any of the books that I added to my shopping cart from the book page shown at the end of the registration process. When I'm viewing the recommended books page, during checkout it will show me the amount of discount I'll receive.

    If I have a member promo code in the same cart, whichever promo code is greater will apply (the better deal). This book promo code will apply even if I register for the course at a different time.

    3 votes

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  17. Make better season pass functionality for lodges

    Allow me to enter a season pass code for each person I am registering and pay for those who don't have season passes in the same transaction.

    2 votes

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    Medium Priority  ·  2 comments  ·  Lodges  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Add a donation thermometer to our donation pages to track progress SD514

    Make it so our individual youth, conservation and peer to peer campaigns have front pages with a thermometer widgit that shows the campaigns progress.

    8 votes

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    Medium Priority  ·  0 comments  ·  Fundraising  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Activity Seach Option: Meet Prerequisites SD640

    Have an option to filter out activities you are not eligible. For example, I am a glacier travel graduate who can do certain climbs, but not all. It would be neat if I could filter out the activities that I do not have the proper badge for!

    3 votes

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  20. Add Header Messaging Capability SD517

    We added a home page pop-up a while ago for getting important communications out to members and guests.

    This would be rich text that appear in a box/stripe that appears just below the header (and above the admin panel if it is visible) so that we can present members and guests with a less obtrusive way to highlight things that we thing are really important. Also allow members and guests to close this message until it is refreshed (changed entirely or edited).

    1 vote

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