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Photo Galleries are back! Instructions below.

Dear forum users,
Thank you for your patience with the Photo galleries. We've got your galleries online!
We have finished writing a custom script to migrate the PhotoPlog to vBulletin5’s albums.

Unfortunately V-Bulletin killed the "Photoplogs" in their software upgrade which was unforeseen and we're the first development group to have written a script for getting the galleries back... that said, it took some time to reverse engineer the code and get the albums to move over seamlessly!

Forum users will be able to access their “PhotoPlog” images through their user profile page by clicking on the “Media” tab.
They will also be able to browse other albums by going to the albums page. (On the forum site, there is a link in the black bar beside “Forums” to the albums.)

In order for users to create an album please follow the steps below.
1) Go to user profile page and click “Media”
2) Click Add Photos
3) Enter Photo Gallery Title in the first field
4) Click Upload or Select from Photo Album to add photos
5) Click Post
6) Once posted, the album will be created as a “Topic” on the albums page for the public to see. The topic title will be the “Photo Gallery Title” they created before uploading their photos.


To create this migration path we used vBulletin5’s default album structure. Unfortunately, it won’t work like the “PhotoPlog” but is an album/gallery component on the forum now.
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  • Hello!

    Hi,
    I'm new to the forum and to building ovens, as well. My husband and I are building an Alan Scott bread oven with a fireplace underneath. So far we've poured a concrete slab and have a pile of cinderblocks and fire bricks sitting next to it, haha.
    I'm excited to start the next stage of the project, and I've been really inspired by all the great ideas on this forum.
    I'll be sure to post about our progress!
    Thanks,
    Sarah

  • #2
    Re: Hello!

    Very cool. What part of Sacramento? I lived in Laguna 20+ years ago.
    Post some pics as you proceed.

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    • #3
      Re: Hello!

      You might want to download the free plans from Forno Bravo. At the very least do a lot of research before going any further. Alan Scott's designs are not insulated properly. Also, combining a fireplace underneath the oven is a difficult task. There are lots of things to conscider when trying to combine the two .
      Last edited by Gulf; 12-30-2012, 10:22 AM. Reason: adding link
      I don't care what folks say behind my back........They are either braggin' or.......lyin'

      joe watson

      My Build
      My Picasa Web Album

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      • #4
        Re: Hello!

        Welcome to the forum Sarah. Although the Alan Scott book is a great read, as Gulf noted above there have been several improvements to home WFO construction methods and materials since its publication. By all means download and read the Forno Bravo plans-they are very informative/useful, but your best resource is the experience of the WFO builders on this forum. In the newbie forum, Lee Burou put together an awesome resource list for folks beginning to think about a build. Here's the link for your convenience.

        http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f2/n...res-15133.html

        Although it may seem intimidating (and long) at first, it's well worth the time to read through the threads noted by Lee. (What thing you'll note is that almost everyone ends up advising insulate, insulate, and then insulate!)

        Don't forget that although building your own oven from the ground up is really a fabulous experience, the modular ovens offered by Forno Bravo are really a good value and worth thinking about.
        Mike Stansbury - The Traveling Loafer
        Roseburg, Oregon ( www.sablesprings.com )

        Photo albums
        (working on restoration after web site upgrade )

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