Changelog

How the website has evolved

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Significant Update

Big additions and changes come with significant updates. These updates usually include new content, redesigns to existing content, and other behind-the-scenes work.

Smaller Update

Smaller updates usually involve new content from competitions, updating pages to reflect the competition, and minor bug fixes.

⬤    A Tower Takeover summary page including teams, competitions, photos, and resources about the season
⬤    Pages for each competition which hold participating teams, statistics, awards, and photos
⬤    The Game Mechanics of Change Up
⬤    New pictures to 2020 - Winter Qualifier photo album
⬤    History tab in menu for records of past seasons, competitions, and other events we might do in the future
⬤    Under-the-hood descriptions for each page for search discoverability
⬤    Links in changelog notes to make it easier to track changes in future updates
⬤    A 404 page

⬤    Home, About Us, and Competitions pages to reflect new season and new COVID-19 circumstances
⬤    Teams to reflect the start of a new season with 'Coming Soon' picture and tagline
⬤    Contact Us and Changelog page designs for a more clear and concise manner of displaying information
⬤    Syntechs Robotics logo to a simpler design across the website and social platforms

⬤    Removed hover zoom on awards to prevent confusion of thinking there is something to click
⬤    Removed animation on scroll to improve website performance
⬤    Blue color to a more vibrant shade to compliment the rest of our colour palate
⬤    Wording and picture for FRC Competition Photos block
⬤    Removed Tower Takeover Robot Designs link in resources tab
⬤    Logo link to index.html instead of syntechsrobotics.ca to improve compatibility with beta website
⬤    Compressed and downsized high-res pictures to improve website performance
⬤    About Us header from 2020 VEX Promote Online Challenge video to a photo

⬤    Map on Contact Us page to display our school instead of the world
⬤    Instagram Feed on Socials page getting error message: "Error download Instagram data!" and not displaying our feed
⬤    How to Build a Robot menu link not working
⬤    Numerous spelling errors

⬤    How to Build a Robot
⬤    A block for the end of Tower Takeover

⬤    Everything for the Provincials - Home, Award, Photo Archive, and Team pages

⬤    How sorting works for photos on team pages
⬤    Shortened links for resources

⬤    Photos on team pages were incorrectly tagged

⬤    Robot Designs - Tower Takeover
⬤    News article from Global News
⬤    Resources tab in menu

⬤    Everything for the Last Chance Qualifier - Home, Award, Photo Archive, and Team pages

⬤    Spelling Errors

⬤    More photos for the Winter Qualifier
⬤    The Website page about the history and making of this website

⬤    Everything for the Spring Qualifier - Home, Award, Photo Archive, and Team pages

⬤    Spelling errors

⬤    Middle school teams (6408S & 6408Z)

⬤    Everything for the Middle School Qualifier - Home, Award, Photo Archive, and Team pages

⬤    Social Media page to only include Instagram due to website builder issues with other social feeds

⬤    Image sliders not working due to missing extension in code

⬤    This color coated changelog to signify important updates

⬤    Photo Archive for Winter Qualifier

⬤    Picture of 6408V was on the gallery of 6408S

⬤    Green overlay for attended competitions on competitions page

⬤    2020 statistics of club on Home page
⬤    Recent competitions block for Winter Qualifier
⬤    Roles for 6408G team members

⬤    Wording of Photo Archive block on Home page

⬤    Spelling errors

⬤    2020 VEX Promote Online Challenge video to Home page
⬤    Join Us page

⬤    Everything for the Winter Qualifier - Home, Award, Photo Archive, and Team pages

⬤    Summary and slogan of 6408G

⬤    Random video playing on About Us header instead of VEX Promote Online Challenge video

⬤    Team and robot descriptions for team pages

⬤    Roles for 6408Z team members

⬤    Increased the size of the menu logo

⬤    Compressed images to improve website performance

⬤    Links to our school
⬤    Links to pages from other pages within website

⬤    Robot name for 6408Z

⬤    Decreased animation on scroll time from 1 second to 0.5 seconds

⬤    Loading time on About Us page by compressing header image

⬤    A link to VEX's website on About VEX 

⬤    Sponsors block to be less intrusive
⬤    FRC header image and description

⬤    Recent competition photo gallery into carousel
⬤    Wording on About Us

⬤    Menu bug where when hovering over menu item would immediately visit the page

⬤    Everything for the December Qualifier - Home, Award, Photo Archive, and Team pages
⬤    Season statistics of our club
⬤    New Mentors page
⬤    New Outreach/News page
⬤    New About VEX page
⬤    New Awards page
⬤    New Join Us page

⬤    The entire design of the website using Mobirise, with some custom HTML & CSS

⬤    Literally every bit of design and text 

⬤    The Twitter and YouTube feed wouldn't display

⬤    History section in About Us
⬤    Cookies alert

⬤    Names of teammates

⬤    New About Us page
⬤    Google Analytics tracking

⬤    Everything for the December Qualifier - Home, Award, Photo Archive, and Team pages
⬤    Home page design for simplicity

⬤    About Us page wording

⬤    Twitter and YouTube feed wouldn't load

⬤    The original 6408 team from FRC

⬤     FRC header image to FRC page

⬤    Dead link to Contacts page on Volunteering page

⬤    Team categories on teams page

⬤    Modernized sponsors footer

⬤    Colour scheme to match school colours

⬤    Dead link to Contacts page in menu

⬤    A block to directs people to the Photo Archive page to see more pictures

⬤    Countdown to new competition

⬤ Menu bug where when hovering over menu item would immediately visit the page
⬤ Numerous dead links

⬤    Pages for each team
⬤    New Sponsors page
⬤    New Volunteer page
⬤    New Photo Archive page

⬤    About Us with our accomplishments as a club
⬤    Competition timeline with new tournaments

⬤    Colour scheme 
⬤    Buttons on homepage

⬤    Incorrect logo redirect

⬤    New Home page
⬤    New VEX page
⬤    New Media page
⬤    Competition timeline
⬤    Social feed
⬤    Previous competition photos

⬤    Home, About Us, and Competitions pages to reflect new season and new COVID-19 circumstances
⬤    Teams to reflect the start of a new season with 'Coming Soon' picture and tagline
⬤    Contact Us and Changelog page designs for a more clear and concise manner of displaying information
⬤    Syntechs Robotics logo to a simpler design across the website and social platforms

⬤    Removed hover zoom on awards to prevent confusion of thinking there is something to click
⬤    Removed animation on scroll to improve website performance
⬤    Blue color to a more vibrant shade to compliment the rest of our colour palate
⬤    Wording and picture for FRC Competition Photos block
⬤    Removed Tower Takeover Robot Designs link in resources tab
⬤    Logo link to index.html instead of syntechsrobotics.ca to improve compatibility with beta website
⬤    Compressed and downsized high-res pictures to improve website performance

⬤    Map on Contact Us page to display our school instead of the world
⬤    Instagram Feed on Socials page getting error message: "Error download Instagram data!" and not displaying our feed
⬤    How to Build a Robot menu link not working
⬤    Numerous spelling errors

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