Friday, July 23, 2010

Classifieds SSL Problem Friday, July 23, 2010

While installing our new SSL security certificate today on classifieds.somd.com, we encountered some problems which caused FireFox users to receive an error indicating that the security was not valid when they tried to post an ad.  The problem has been fixed as of 6:45 p.m.  Our new certificate is good until Aug 23, 2015!

Friday, July 2, 2010

New "Small Engines" Category in Farm, Lawn/Garden, & Tools Classifieds

We just added a new "Small Engines" Category in Farm, Lawn/Garden, & Tools section of the Classifieds.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Leonardtown News Moved to New Domain

The official news for Leonardtown, Md. has been moved to a dedicated domain: news.leonardtown.somd.com. The previous URL, http://leonardtown.somd.com/blog/, will redirect automatically to the new location.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Internet overtakes print in news consumption among Americans

Interesting article by Jacqui Cheng on ars technica, March 1, 2010:

The Internet has surpassed newspapers as a primary way for Americans to get news, according to the Pew Internet and American Life Project. That makes the Internet the third most popular news platform overall, with many connected users taking advantage of nontraditional consumption methods such as social media postings, personalized news feeds, and getting their news on-the-go.

National and local TV stations still dominate the news cycle for most Americans, but the Internet now stands third in the list, ahead of national and local newspapers. Additionally, the majority of news consumers say they use two to five websites per day to get their fix—a number we think sounds about right—but a surprisingly high number (21 percent) rely on that one favorite site to get everything they need.

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Friday, January 22, 2010

Credit Card Processing Problem Fixed

The problem in the Classifieds with credit cards being unexpectedly denied in recent days has been fixed!

We have also improved the error reporting mechanism in the cases where the card is legitimately denied.

Thank you for your patience and patronage.