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How To Subscribe to the 356Talk Digest email service

Posted: Fri Nov 05, 2010 4:39 pm
by Barry Brisco
How to subscribe to the 356Talk Digest email service

Log in to the Registry website with your username and password.

Go to any 356Talk Forum web page.

Click the "User Control Panel" link near the top of the page.

Click the "Digests" link on the left side of the page.

Select your choice for "Type of digest wanted", "Digest styling", and "Hour sent".

Click the "Forums Selection" link on the left side.

On the Forums Selection page, if you do not want to receive posts from all the Forums, uncheck the "All" box and then only check the boxes next to the Forums you want to receive posts from.

When you are finished making your selections, click the "Submit" button.

CHECK YOUR "TIME ZONE" SETTING

If the Digest does not arrive at the hour you selected for "Hour sent", go to your "My Profile Page" (in the "Membership" menu at the upper right corner of the page) and make sure the "Time Zone" setting in your Profile matches your geographic location.

To see your "Time Zone" setting, on your profile page click "Edit", "Update Your Profile", then the "Profile" tab, and scroll down the page.

PHOTOS ARE NOW SHOWN IN THE NEW DIGEST

As of 11/21/10, by default, attachments (photos) are included in the digest unless your have set "Digest styling" to be "text".

You can "turn off" having photos included in your Digest email by clicking the
"User Control Panel" link, then selecting "Digests" and "Additional Criteria".
On that page you can select to Show Attachments, "Yes" or "No".

If you are not getting photos in your Digest email, go to the above screen in your User Control Panel and make sure you have the correct settings selected.

Show attachments "Yes"
Block Images "No"

PROBLEM WITH DIGEST EMAIL BEING TOO WIDE FOR YOUR SCREEN

If you are receiving photos in your Digest but the Digest email is so wide that it won't fit into your onscreen window, there are two settings that you can select to remove photos from the Digest, and solve your problem.

Show attachments:
If enabled, attachment images will appear in your digest at the bottom of the post or private message. Non-image attachments appear as links (HTML digests only). The BBCode [img] tag is not affected by this setting.

Block images:
Prohibits all images from appearing in your digests, including images attached to posts or private messages. This can be useful for slower connections or for active boards with lots of images. Text digests never show non-text content.

To access these settings, log in to the website, go the 356Talk, click "User Control Panel", the "Digests", then "Additional Criteria", then scroll down the page. Select "No" for "Show attachments" or "Yes" for "Block images".

WHAT ARE "SUBSCRIPTIONS"?

The Digest email is not the same thing as a Forum "Subscription". On every Forum topic listing page, such as http://porsche356registry.org/356talk/1.html, if you are logged in to the site there is a link "Subscribe forum". If you click that link you will receive an individual email notification for every post made in that Forum, but that notification email will not contain the contents of the post (the daily Digest email will show the contents of the posts).

You can also "subscribe" to be notified whenever a post is made in a particular topic. On every topic page there is a link on the left side "Subscribe topic".

You can "unsubscribe" to any subscription by going to your User Control Panel (link at the top of any 356Talk page if you are logged in) and check the box on the line of a particular subscription and then click the "Unwatch marked" button at the bottom right of the page.

Best regards,

Your 356 Registry website team

11/3/2012 edited to remove extraneous text
Chris Toy, moderator

Re: How To Subscribe to the 356Talk Digest email service

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:19 pm
by Greg Bryan
I checked my User Control Panel and my Digest Preferences needed to be reset.

Here's an updated procedure for subscribing to the Digest.

First, make sure you're signed in to the main site - your name should appear on the right side of the brown main masthead.
Then, go to the 356Talk Forum page. You will see another name below and slightly to the right of the name on the masthead (see image below)

If you don't see the second name as highlighted in yellow below, try reducing the image size by (on a windows machine) holding down the control key and hitting the - (minus) key. The second name may be hidden just off the right side of your screen.

Click your name as shown below and a drop down box will allow you to select User Control Panel. Note - there are two Member name areas - click the highlighted one in the picture
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Once there, first go to Board Preferences and check the time zone - West Coast is UTC -8 and East Coast is UTC -5. Make sure to hit Submit when done.
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Then go to Digest and select your preferences. Hit Submit when done.
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Re: How To Subscribe to the 356Talk Digest email service

Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:05 am
by Greg Bryan
Steve - can you please click this link to give the web meister your screen resolution?
https://bestfirms.com/what-is-my-screen-resolution/

Digest inop

Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:01 pm
by fred otjen
Please fix the daily digest. I've tried user control panel several times but the digest is spotty and when is does arrive it's in the smallest text I've never seen. I have plain text selected. Also, I'm using an iPad , but that has worked with the daily digests for many years.
Please fix things, maybe revert to the old system.

Re: How To Subscribe to the 356Talk Digest email service

Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:25 pm
by Fred Lawrence
iPad Pro 256gb iOS 12.1.1 Safari. No user control panel in drop down next to name.
Dell laptop Windows 10 Pro Google Chrome. No user control panel in drop down next to name.

Re: How To Subscribe to the 356Talk Digest email service

Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:35 pm
by Curt Dansby
Fred L.
Try holding the control button and clicking the minus sign button to reduce the width of the title bar.

Fred O.
We are addressing each issue as it comes up. As I have posted in a couple of places this was not an upgrade that we did because we wanted to. It was forced upon us to maintain functionality across the site. There is no going back. Our web guy is working on resolving each problem as it comes up. I know it is frustrating- I am at the receiving of all these complaints. Eventually we will be back on even keel, at least until the next required upgrade.

KTF
Curt

Re: How To Subscribe to the 356Talk Digest email service

Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:59 am
by James OBrien
I used the "control -" suggestion to reduce the width of the title bar and the "contol panel" suddenly appeared in the drop down options and the other title bar buttons became operational. Thanks Curt and others.

Re: How To Subscribe to the 356Talk Digest email service

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:46 pm
by Greg Bryan
Robert - if you'll contact me at gfbryan@aol.com, I'll do what I can to help you. You don't seem to have an email access activated in your account.
Regards

Re: How To Subscribe to the 356Talk Digest email service

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:44 pm
by Robert Bates
Greg got me sorted out - Thanks Greg!

My laptop doesn't like the new format, but we will adapt. "The Dude will abide"