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  1. Change mobile view for books side to show cart instead of donate button and/or login

    Currently when you visit a product page on mobile the two primary nav options are "donate" and "log in/join" - both of which don't serve books as well as a cart would. If someone clicks on an ad, is directed to this page, they won't even know they are able to buy the book without scrolling down, and the login portion feels like we are gatekeeping our books.

    1 vote

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  2. Website Performance Improvements

    In recent months it's been reported that at times, our website is slow to respond and also times out with a 503 or 502 error message.

    21 votes

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    Overall Status: Phases 1 to 4 are complete, and Phase 5 is in progress.


    Phase 1

    - Completed Jul 2022

    - We implemented nine items aimed at improving our website’s performance, three more than we had previously identified. They have resulted in a modest increase in our website’s speed/response time, and should significantly reduce, if not nearly eliminated 502 and 503 "timeout" errors.


    Phase 2

    - Completed Aug/Sep 2022

    - We migrated/updated our core content types from archetype to dexterity type. While it will not directly lead to any website performance improvements, this is an important step that gets us closer to a suite of updates that will give us a significant website performance increase.


    Phase 3

    - Completed Feb 2023

    - We migrated our web forms from PFG (PloneFormGen) to EasyForm. Web forms include feedback surveys, leader applications, incident reports, etc. Like migrating our core content types, this will…

  3. Track Shopping Cart Donations

    Add some sort of flag on donations made during checkout (at the cart donations) so that we can identify and track them in salesforce. A checkbox would be sufficient.

    6 votes

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  4. Link event tickets to a salesforce revenue campaign as they are purchased GH3710

    The fundraising team would love it if there was a way to link event ticket purchases to a specific campaign as they came in so we can track revenue and ensure it is assigned to a specific fundraising effort and communicate with accounting if it needs to be assigned to a specific funding need. This would be similar to how we set up donation pages to assign to a specific campaign.

    6 votes

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  5. Change trigger for Event Ticket Notify Me list

    Modify the trigger for sending an email to the 'notify me' list for events from 1 ticket available to at least 2 (maybe up to 5). Currently when folks sign up to be notified of tickets, they often go to the event page to find no tickets are available anymore.

    1 vote

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  6. Add Filters, Instructor Opt In/Out, and Badges to Committee Rosters

    (1) Add filters to top of the page--admins, committee members, position, leaders, instructors, badges and lookup by name.

    (2) Add an instructor opt in/out checkbox (see http://feedback.mountaineers.org/forums/273688-general-feedback/suggestions/34126369-volunteer-instructor-recruitment-request-opt-in).

    (3) Add four badge columns to the download so you can see course badges, skill badges, leader badges and instructor badges. And maybe a fifth column that shows all other badges.

    Notes/observations:

    Within Committee rosters, currently you can "Sort" members by group, but not "Filter" them. The "Sort" tool is not very helpful, as many members have multiple roles (Leader, Instructor, Committee member, etc). When I click on "Groups" to sort my…

    22 votes

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  7. Bulk add participants to rosters

    It would be great to be able to add multiple people to a roster at one time instead of having to do a multi-step process for each person. This would be especially helpful for committees and youth programs who have recurring events with the same people. It would allow committees to easily add and then bulk update volunteers hours tracking.

    Please see the attached image for an example.

    9 votes

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  8. Improve Universal Header Search for Books GH3048

    Overall we need to better promote books when using the site search in the universal header when the Books global header is being viewed. Here is some data and an idea. There are more ideas in the comments.

    ** When author name searched their books appear too far down results **

    When an author name is typed into the search bar often their books are found waaaay down the page, as is the case with these results when searching Molly Hashimoto and Heather Anderson:

    4 votes

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  9. Improve Address Entry & Management GH2975/3062/3146

    (1) When a user buys books or merchandise and checks out as a guest, use the shipping address they entered as the billing address on the page where we collect their credit card information. Or maybe it's better if we add a "Billing address is same as shipping address" checkbox above the billing address fields. This seems like the better, more common user experience.

    (2) Add shipping address fields to the contact profile and rename "address" fields to billing address. Use the shipping and billing addresses as defaults for purchase for logged in users. Sync the shipping address to Salesforce.

    4 votes

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  10. Multiple badges within a committee GH2933

    As more committees move towards multiple leader badges, it would be helpful for committees to be able to easily assign more than one badge to their leaders (For example: Basic Snowshoe Leader and Intermediate Snowshoe Leader).

    This would provide the ability for a committee to assign other specialty badges as well such as a "mentor" badge.

    Committees should be able to assign these badges to a new leader or when editing an existing leader, and it would be very helpful if they could do all of it from within their committee roster.

    5 votes

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  11. Integrate Fuzzy Logic to Text Search GH2837

    As a site visitor give when I submit a search with text search terms, give me search results that are "fuzzy" so that I get a better and more comprehensive list of items that meet my search criteria.

    By "fuzzy" we're thinking of things like singular vs. plural (e.g. leader vs. leaders) and first names (e.g. Ben vs. Benjamin).

    4 votes

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  12. Integrate Spelling/Typo Correction/Suggestion into Text Search GH2953/3738

    Add a feature or features that better handles misspellings and typos in text search strings. Two possibilities are: (1) a way to show potential spelling errors or typos like the red squiggly lines under such words, and/or (2) a feature like Google's "Showing results for {your corrected search string}. Search with {your original search string} instead."

    3 votes

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  13. Practice Sessions

    In order to accommodate activities that are not trips and not instructional in nature, we would like to create a category called "practice sessions" that function exactly like clinics. Currently, these would be used to house pool practice sessions (currently listed as clinics) and open climb nights (currently listed as events and therefore we aren't requiring online waivers or QYL for youth to come). We (Sara, Becca, Tess) think that this could potentially require very little development and have a positive impact across the organization. I'm happy to chat more about it!

    4 votes

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  14. Integrate mountaineers.org Website and Learning Management System (LMS, aka eLearning) SD636++

    Integrate the Learning Management System (LMS, aka eLearning) with our website so that when people are added to a roster in they are added in the LMS and receive appropriate course materials.

    15 votes

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  15. Warning message to leader if other trips scheduled in that area ~Salesforce

    For routes that can have multiple trips listed... Can I suggest a website change for those locations that allow multiple registrations, to possibly have some sort of a pop-up come up informing the leader something to the effect of

    "Yeah you are the only one currently registered for this location on your activity date" or

    "hmm -- you are now the Xth user registering for this location on on your activity date; please use your judgement about whether this would work"

    2 votes

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  16. Org-wide Award Badges

    We'd like to explore options for giving committee members the ability to self-administer org-wide award badges. Currently the only volunteers who directly manage badge rosters are branch admins for their award badges. That said, we have some award badges that are org-wide and we'll have to think about how we might allow a group of volunteers to manage that.

    Example is the Climb Leader Emeritus badge: https://www.mountaineers.org/membership/badges/leader-badges/climb-leader-emeritus

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  17. Migrate Files to "The Cloud" ~IT-Infrastructure

    We have internal systems we can move to a cloud platform: office apps & files (apps, documents, spreadsheets, presentations), and graphic design apps & files (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite). Note that we already have photo storage in SmugMug and on website and video storage in Vimeo and YouTube.

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