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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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  • The right mortar

    I know that all mortar used for the oven dome and opening arch has to be the high temp mortar (3:1:1:1), but what about when you get outside, to the front where you build the chimney flue, does that have to be high temp too or is regular mortar okay there? What about any tile laid under the chimney but outside the actual oven?

    Thanks,

    Shannon

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    Re: The right mortar

    The throat to the chimney still gets very hot, so the homebrew (3:1:1:1) is a good idea to have there, too. Outside the oven, there's no need to change the mortar mix--you'll probably have plenty of materials left over. The homebrew works well as a general-use mortar, too.

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