Archive for February, 2008

Improved search functionality

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

The search-as-you-type had started to become unreliable and tonight i discovered that it was slowing down the entire site very badly. So i have changed it to a more traditional form with a submit button.
I have wanted to do this for ages: there are several advantages, including being able to narrow down what you are [...]

New logo and theme

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

MyChores has a new logo! :)
Okay, so i am way behind with the whole Web 2.0 logo phenomenon, but i am proud of this new logo and you can’t deny it is better than the old one! ;)
We also have a new banner to go with it, showing off our new tagline … wow it’s [...]

US date format

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

Good news to people in America: you can now view your dates in US date format.
I am so sorry for taking ages to get around to this. As you may recall, i started on it and then my computer’s power supply died. I was dreading getting back into it and remembering how far i’d got [...]

Hotmail emails working again

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

With immense gratitude to the guys at Hosting Rails … i don’t know what they did but it looks as if Hotmail is accepting MyChores emails again. Please let me know if you are still not getting your email.
Following on from this, i am going to make it easier to unsubscribe from receiving MyChores emails. [...]

Hotmail problems

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

As of today Hotmail seems to have decided to consider emails from MyChores as spam. Adding to your safe senders list apparently doesn’t work anymore.
I will try my best to find a way to resolve this issue. In the meantime Hotmail users may wish to use a different email address from a different provider.