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Tuesday, 9 December 2008
Scheduled Maintenance
Mood:  a-ok

The Lycos Network will be undergoing scheduled maintenance at approximately 2am EST on 12/10/08. This may result in a temporary interruption of all Lycos Products for a period of 1 hour. We politely ask for your patience during this scheduled outage.

Thank you -

Lycos Support


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Tuesday, 2 December 2008
Domain hell angelfire/lycos what is wrong with you people?
Mood:  irritated

What is your guys problem? You will take our money and shut our acounts down asap if no payment yet you will not even come up with a phone tech support line? Thats not right I have 3 accounts with you guys and I have had nothing but bad luck with your guys service.

Like right now I can't even use my domain that you charged me for, I am trying to use it with angelfire assignment but your great a1 service, programming, servers etc. have once again proven how far back you guys are when it comes to hosting. I'm really getting to the point of moving my site to godaddy and I believe many like me are already doing the move.

Idea! use some of the money just a bit of your thousands, millions or whatever and fix your service! Add live reps & a freaking # to call unless you guys just don't give a rats butt!


Posted by aonewebdesign at 4:02 AM EST | Post Comment | View Comments (5) | Permalink | Share This Post
Tuesday, 25 November 2008
Domain Transfer Hell!!
Mood:  sad
Topic: FrontPage
Can someone please, please help? I created a photo album which I want to be my main page and so my domain name page. The problem is, the computer keeps telling me I keep entering the wrong url. In the domain info when you go to asign your domain name to your directory plus url link, it keeps refusing me!!! for example where the blank is I'm suppose to type in the url link where I created my album: sonia.angelfire.com/online_portfolio/ (I'm suppose to type:   online_portfolio/) right?! but it keeps saying I typed the wrong url. Basically my domain name keeps opening up to http://sonia.angelfire.com, not http://sonia.angelfire.com/online_portfolio/   like I want it to. What am I doing wrong?! Or what do I do?


Posted by misiar at 2:15 AM EST | Post Comment | View Comments (4) | Permalink | Share This Post
Wednesday, 19 November 2008
Angelfire web stats are weird...
Mood:  not sure

Something puzzles me:

When I log on to Angelfire I see the number of page views my website got the previous day. Great.

Now over here in Great Britain, that figure changes at around midnight  (Greenwich Mean Time) . A new day has begun so I suppose I get the page views for the day just gone. I understand that.

But then I get some sleep, log on to Angelfire in the morning, say 9 o'clock, and the page hits have increased (sometimes by a lot). It's like they get updated in the early hours.

Right now (00.23 GMT) Anglefire are saying I got 135 page views yesterday. But the number will have increased when I log on tomorrow morning.

Can anyone explain what's going on?

 

 


Posted by apollos at 7:29 PM EST | Post Comment | View Comments (3) | Permalink | Share This Post
Updated: Wednesday, 19 November 2008 7:32 PM EST
Sunday, 16 November 2008
help
Mood:  irritated
Topic: FrontPage

help I uploaded my site last week and now am get the error

 could not find a web server at frontpage.angelfire.com on port 80. Please check to make sure that the web server name is valid and your proxy setting are set correctly. 

What can I do to publish using frontpage wizzard am using this link http://frontpage.angelfire.com/nc3/keepsake/

I have front page 2000

and Vista Home Premium


Posted by nc3/keepsake at 5:18 PM EST | Post Comment | View Comments (6) | Permalink | Share This Post
Thursday, 13 November 2008
Domains Email will be undergoing a scheduled upgrade maintenance tonight.
Mood:  a-ok
Topic: News
We would like to let all of you know that Domains Email will be undergoing a scheduled upgrade maintenance tonight.

All aspects of Domain Mail will be unavailable for approximately 4 hours, starting shortly after 1 AM (EST) and ending around 5 AM (EST) on Friday, November 14.

Please come back after that time to view and send domain email.  Mail sent to your account during this time frame will arrive once the upgrade is complete.

Thank you for your understanding, and your ongoing use of Lycos Domains

Sincerely,

Lycos Domains Team


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html gear site broken cannot log in
Mood:  irritated
Topic: HTML Questions

i guess this happen last night the poll isn't appearing on my site

 

when you go to html gear site at top suppose to say

  New Users: sign up   Members: log in

  

that part suppose to be up but isn't anymore i hit refresh and get  

 

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

 

so anybody else having a problem don't see the log in at the top of html gear or is it just me? also folks who works on here do you know when this html gear log on problem will be fixed 


Posted by tn2/welcome at 9:25 AM EST | Post Comment | View Comments (3) | Permalink | Share This Post
Updated: Thursday, 13 November 2008 9:54 AM EST
Tuesday, 11 November 2008
Angelfire will be undergoing a scheduled upgrade maintenance tonight.
Mood:  a-ok
Topic: News
We would like to let all of you know that Angelfire will be undergoing a scheduled upgrade maintenance tonight.

All aspects of the Angelfire web site, including tools, member pages, and hosted sites will be unavailable for approximately 12 hours, starting shortly after midnight (EST) and ending around 6 AM (EST) on Wednesday, November 12.

This includes http://club.angelfire.com.

Please come back after that time to view, access, or edit any web pages.

Thank you for your understanding, and your ongoing use of Angelfire.

Sincerely,

The Angelfire Team


Posted by blog/community at 2:38 PM EST | Post Comment | View Comments (2) | Permalink | Share This Post
Monday, 3 November 2008
How to contact tech support

Anyone know how to contact tech support (or anyone for that matter) at Angelfire.com???

I'm a premium member. The chat room never seems to be live. Googling "angelfire" or variants produces nothing relevant. WhoIs has nothing but generic Lycos information. Wikipedia is, well, wikipedia. Clearly Lycos doesn't want to be bothered.

 


Posted by Kenn Gividen at 1:19 AM EST | Post Comment | View Comments (18) | Permalink | Share This Post
Tuesday, 21 October 2008
Pictures
Mood:  irritated
Topic: Image Questions

Im Shawnee and im 16 yrs old.

I just started my agelfire thingy and every time I put a pic up a press preview, it wont show. It only shows the little box with the "x" in it. And whenever I right-click and press "show picture", it still wont show up.

Ughhh!!!!

Its soooo irritating!


Posted by straightupdrama at 6:59 PM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (3) | Permalink | Share This Post
Sunday, 19 October 2008
Carpet Repair
Mood:  a-ok
Now Playing: Carpet repair and restretching
Topic: FrontPage

I am 73 yrs young, and have been a carpet installer for over 40 yrs.

I can do small jobs of installing, but I mostly do repairs on seams, and

restretching loose installed carpets. I only work in the San Fernando Valley

 area of Los Angeles, Ca. My phone number is:

818-780-7466

rug-b@hotmail.com

 

 

 


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Monday, 6 October 2008
I just want to edit my Angelfire page.
Mood:  sad
Now Playing: https://www.angelfire.com/scifi/B205/
Topic: FrontPage

I have had my B-205 webpage on angelfire for years.  It seems tht since Lycos and Angelfire merged(?) that I have not been able to modify my page at:

https://www.angelfire.com/scifi/B205/

When I login to Angelfire, it says my webpage is:

http://brewerstan.angelfire.com/

I can not change it to my B-205 page, and I need to update that page.  I have a ticket open with lycos customer support, bu so far, no results.

Stan ( I just want to update my page!)

 


Posted by brewerstan at 8:33 PM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (8) | Permalink | Share This Post
IE ad displacement issue (Lycos Customer Service response)
Mood:  a-ok
Topic: HTML Questions
Over the weekend, some Angelfire membership sites experienced problems due to a glitch with one of our advertiser’s code which serves the Ad Banners.  The issue caused the site content to not display within the page.

We were able to resolve the issue early Monday morning and our member sites should now be displaying correctly within the Internet Explorer Browser.   Sites were working OK within Firefox, the issue was contained to Internet Explorer Browsers viewing only.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused some of our members and their visitors.

Please feel free to visit our help site at http://help.lycos.com to submit a membership support ticket (or email support@support.lycos.com) for further assistance should your membership site continue to experience a display issue.

Sincerely,

Bill

Lycos Customer Service


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Sunday, 5 October 2008
Ad Supported Sites are not loading correctly using Internet Explorer

Your page loads, but then an ad banner comes in and your content goes away.  Your site will be ok once that ad banner is removed.  It has to be done by Lycos and I would not expect them to fix it until Monday.

If you want to view your ad supported site before Lycos can fix the ad serving that code, you will have to use a Mozilla browser like Netscape or Firefox etc...

IE utilizes ActiveX and Mozilla does not.  That bad banner is taking advantage of the  ActiveX scripting in IE.  Your sites contents code is being out done by the ad serving that banner and this  keeps your page content from staying above it.

Your Site will be fine and will return to viewing correctly in IE once Lycos can get to correct the ad serving that code.

I'm sure they will be hit with many support tickets on Monday and they should get to it rather quickly. Hope fully!  

If you have regular visitors to your site you could inform them to use a Mozilla Browser. 

~mamaG~


Posted by mamaG at 1:48 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (6) | Permalink | Share This Post
Wednesday, 1 October 2008
Help with form-handler email...
Mood:  irritated
Now Playing: Help with form-handler email...
Topic: HTML Questions

Can anyone help with this problem???... I have a simple form that I'm trying to use to test the form handler email in Angelfire...

But every time I click Submit, here's what I get:

"Oops!
We can only accept forms that come from a Angelfire URL. Sorry! "

Does anyone know what that means???...

Here is my code... i found it on the web and cut and pasted it into my Angelfire directory... ANY suggestions/corrections welcome... I'm new to web pages and cgi sooooooooo... I can always use help and direction...

<html>

<FORM ACTION="/cgi-bin/script_library/form_handler_mail" METHOD=POST>
<INPUT TYPE="hidden" NAME="email_to" VALUE="myemail@myisp.com">

Feedback:<br/>
<textarea name=body cols="40">
This is a test of sending email from an HTML page.
</textarea>

<input type="submit" value="Send Feedback">
</form>
<body>

</body>
</html>

Thanks...


Posted by nflbl at 9:22 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (2) | Permalink | Share This Post
Sunday, 28 September 2008
Html Editor is Down
I cannot use the Html Editor, it comes up blank.  Now anything saved before today does show code when I bring up the Html Editor, the posts for Sept 27 and before are OK
The Post for  Sept 28 has this problem AND
I cannot write anymore posts now as well,
When I try to save them I get a "you must put text in the post" error message.
So it looks like everything is down now as far as writing new posts the last one must just have made it under the wire
This is not browser specific I have tried Avant, IE7, And Firefox 3.0
My Op system is XP Pro


Posted by ky/kentuckydan at 5:01 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (2) | Permalink | Share This Post
Monday, 15 September 2008
Discussion walls

Is it possible to insert discussion walls where people visiting the website can post stuff when using angel fire webshell?

 ASAP please... this is for an assignment shortly due


Posted by kayshini at 2:00 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (4) | Permalink | Share This Post
Html

How can I insert my own bit of html when using websshell?

ASAP please... this is for an assignment that is shortly due.


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Friday, 12 September 2008
Why am I having trouble loading the website?
Topic: HTML Questions
I have a website which I've been able to edit, add information, and logon to many times. Recently, after editing, and previewing, the website will not open when the web address is clicked on. The preview is perfect but when I try to bring the website up on the Internet it just opens to the green background. I'm on a Mac but that shouldn't change anything. The web address is http://icc-baltimore.angelfire.com. Thanks for any help or suggestions.


Posted by icc-baltimore at 8:39 PM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (10) | Permalink | Share This Post
Updated: Friday, 12 September 2008 8:42 PM EDT
Anyone know how to make a 1-of-a-kind item shopping cart?
Mood:  caffeinated
Topic: CGI scripts

I've been selling on Ebay for a while and the fees are killing me! I've been trying to make my own website to sell some of my things from off-Ebay to cut down on some of the fees, sort of like an Ebay store(not to mention Ebay has become something of a fascist regime towards sellers!). Can anyone tell me how to make a shopping cart-type setup that caters to one-of-a-kind merchandise? What I mean is, say if I have an old toy listed for sale and someone wants to buy it, they can click on the paypal/shopping cart button and the item will be placed in their cart, but it will also no longer be available for anyone else to purchase, unless the potential buyer changes their mind and leaves the site, removes it from their cart, etc, and then it will become no longer available for sale after payment has been made, similar to how half.com works. I found the script on the angelfire build page for adding paypal buttons, but I don't want to sell the same thing 12 times before I can remove it for sale from the site. I'm semi-experienced with html but I'm a quick learner, I just haven't found a script yet that can do this. I'm also willing to pay someone if they can help me create something simple that can do all of this for me for a reasonable price. I have a basic site built at the moment, the URL linked to my angelfire site is grandeillusions.com if anyone wants to see what I've done so far.

     Thanks in advance!

          T.R.


Posted by games3/TRZ at 11:57 AM EDT | Post Comment | View Comments (5) | Permalink | Share This Post

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