New LV Disc Golf Website Coming
As you may of noticed over the last two months is various issues with the Lehigh Valley Disc Golf website. The content management system we were using was first plaqued with false user accounts being created and spam postings made to our message board. This was all part of a vulnerabiltiy in the software. Various steps were taken to remedy this issue. During this process another vulnerabilty reared its ugly head and basically made the site useless. Links to various articles, message board postings, files, and photos pulled up a blank page. Various efforts were performed to bring the site back to an operational state even using an archived backup from last summer. This still did not resolve the issue and I am unsure how long this vulnerability was hiding in the site.
At this time a new site is being developed using the WordPress blogging technology. This is the same software being used on the Bearclaws site and I and Mike Solt have been developing other sites using WordPress. This software allows high security measures and easy upgrading of patches to any exploits that may be found.
Unfortunately, a lot of items we were used to are either lost or may take some time to restore the information we had access to. Hopefully everything will be placed back in some way including photos, tournament results, and a new message board. I am trying to figure out a way to import any posts from the prior message board but that may be a loss cause and is on the back burner until other issues are ironed out on our site.
I apologize for any inconvience that this may of caused especially during our Ice Bowl season. This will actually be a blessing in disguise in the long run.
Please join our Facebook page and follow our Twitter feed. Links/icons can be found in the upper right corner of our website. Once the site is open for users to recreate accounts, I will email our prior database of users.