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An issue with wiki links:

In this post the wiki link to the phrase "volume profile" used to show but now does not: https://futures.io/psychology-money-management/37250-statistical-profit-targets-my-experience.html#post525503

But, as you can see, the same phrase, "volume profile", shows the wiki underline now in the first mention in the current post, above. (I only found that out by pure chance, by referencing the older post and then finding that it didn't work with that one, but it works for new posts.)

Maybe the old links, however they were implemented, didn't carry forward, but after the conversion, new ones show up? Not necessarily very important, but there it is. Possibly one more on your list.

Bob.

I believe this is due to the post caching still running. New posts should display correctly, old posts may take a couple days to get re-cached.

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Why make a new Twitter? Why not keep the followers you had and just rename it and put in new profile and cover photos?

I did look into it, but the downside is that it breaks all the old @bigmiketrading mentions. I registered the new name to protect it and later found it couldn't be deactivated for 30 days.

In the end, I decided it was not a big deal to start over. It may take a while to get the numbers back to where they were, but numbers aren't what's important -- it's more about who is following and their actions.

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Social media plays an important role in our community. Twitter is a very trader-friendly environment, and YouTube hosts most of our webinars.

In the case of Twitter, everyone will need to re-follow our new Twitter name @futuresio.

Please, follow us on Twitter here:
https://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=futuresio

In the case of YouTube, our old channel will remain but no longer be updated.

You will need to subscribe to our new YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWzHsd2fbLueDSfRunb1DmA?sub_confirmation=1

We are in the process of moving all old YouTube videos to the new channel. This will take several days or even a few weeks. Please don't be alarmed, subscribe to the channel now.

Mike

Done and Done..........!

Keep up the good work @Big Mike

evolutionary progress ....Love it....................!!!!!

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Note to self, run SQL query to update all Journal URL's in profiles

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What do you think of our new name and direction?

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Congrats

Great stuff - congrats Mike

Was very clever to do 2 steps until the new framework will be up and running.
Now with the new name and logo this will attract even more traders around the world.
Will be watching the member development.

Of course it is a bunch of work behind all that - which is not obvious for people not
knowing how to run a complex site.

Thanks for your ongoing efforts!

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Big Mike,

I'm thrilled for you! Congratulations on making the change and taking that huge step!

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Looks great, love the new name!

I noticed something amiss last night when Firefox changed the icons of some pinned tabs.

I have several (hundreds?) of files and folders with the abbreviation BMT in their names.

Hmm, I may be changing that abbreviation to "FIO" .. or FUT, or FUTIO ... hmm ... well, maybe not ... why bother

FWIW, on Windows, I use the free version of a rename utility called ReNamer, its come in quite handy.

On Linux, I just write a shell script.

Btw, upload of an image worked fine (as expected).

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Hi Mike,
The new logo looks good and the logic behind it makes sense. Nice job.
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