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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #15 on: November 11, 2015, 11:49:21 AM »
The 4th button is the search. It will take you to a page where you can either click on a city or the  type of event you are looking for. More on that later.
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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #16 on: November 11, 2015, 11:53:21 AM »
You can make just the type of event you are looking for display by clicking on None then changing the type you are looking for. To return the event calendar to displaying all events click on the word all
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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #17 on: November 11, 2015, 12:05:03 PM »
On the smaller calendar on the right hand side you will see the month and year with arrows on either side. Click on the arrow on the right and it will take you to the next month on the event calendar. The dark days on the calendar are days there are events scheduled. The red day is todays date and the white day is the day there are no events on the calendar.
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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #18 on: November 11, 2015, 12:09:37 PM »
Mostly press buttons see what they do
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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #19 on: November 13, 2015, 07:22:07 AM »
Love it!!

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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #20 on: November 13, 2015, 07:23:17 AM »
Is there a Producers Calendar still?

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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #21 on: November 13, 2015, 08:15:11 AM »
Yes but fixing to be completely redoing it also http://www.ebarrelracing.com/equivent/prod_schedule.html
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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #22 on: January 11, 2016, 05:30:30 PM »
We used to be able to search for event within a certain number of miles of a zip code.  Is there still a way to do that?  I have mashed buttons and played around with the advance search options but I can't seem to find a way to do that.

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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #23 on: January 11, 2016, 06:02:03 PM »
 You can search by State  by zip code and even by arena and with in 100 miles of you
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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #24 on: January 13, 2016, 01:07:12 PM »
Though this format offer a greater depth of information, I do not care for it.  You have my apologies.  It takes too much time out of an already busy and hectic day to find things close to me.  The way it was before, I could just print the listing out and go through and highlight the towns that was in a certain radius of home when I had a moment.  The way it is now, I have to click on each and every link of arena in which I am not familiar with their name, in order to know where it is.  I have been out of the barrel racing scene for a while and so here are a lot of new arenas I have never heard of or maybe they have had a change in ownership and therefore a change in name.  This is not an efficient means of getting things done for myself as I am sure for others, as well.  The town and state included in the initial link for an event would be extremely helpful.

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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #25 on: January 13, 2016, 02:43:46 PM »
I understand that. It would help if folks posting the event would put the city state in the title. When it comes to posting more than one event it is much simpler. Changing an event is much easier and making it to where it appears on the front page is a snap. It fits better on a phone which is googles new rule if you want your name to climb in the search results. As far as people using it that number is over 4 times as many since we switched.
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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #26 on: January 13, 2016, 03:07:26 PM »
I have been thinking about this. Would it help if the City State were displayed? I may be able to fix that pretty quick. As far as a search for those near you that may take a while to get going.
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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #27 on: January 14, 2016, 01:06:53 PM »
I find it much harder to figure out where things are since you have to click every link.  Putting the city and state would help a lot.  The yellow background on some events is distracting and makes it harder to navigate also.  The old format was much easier to quickly find races and all the info was right there without having to click and then go back to the main list.  Love your site, though.  :)

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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #28 on: January 14, 2016, 03:55:03 PM »
The other one had the same color yellow background. I will work on getting the city state to show up though. The other one was burning too much time. Lots of people didn't put the arena put spaces and tabs all in it that had to be removed put the wrong dates and changing a mistake could burn lots of time. This one saves us at least an hour or more a day.
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Re: Using the new events calendar
« Reply #29 on: January 15, 2016, 11:43:08 AM »
That is fantastic that you are getting more hits as a result!  Grow our sport!  Thank you for looking into it and I am glad that I am not the odd man out of needing to see what city/state the race is at before clicking on it.  Needing it to fit smart phones as wells is very appreciated but some of us are still stuck in the dark ages with pet dinosaurs and smart phone screens don't exactly suite me.   ;D ;D  I like to print, highlight what is close, and then go write down in a planner the city location so that I can pick and choose what I am able to attend depending on what my day/life is like at the time according to other, prescheduled stuff I can't get out of that is already in the planner. You are doing great in stream lining and keeping the sport in the light ages! :-*