Bug Report

Please use this page to alert me if you notice something wrong with the site.

In particular, dead links and missing videos* can be fixed very quickly, once I know about them.

Please do not be afraid to post multiple bug reports. You are doing me a favour when you point out when something is wrong with the site!

You are also doing everybody else a favour, because I will rectify the problem and save others from dead links, missing videos, and so on.


*Any videos which were originally posted to YouTube but have since been made ‘private’ can be reuploaded to Vimeo for the benefit of users of this site.

I have all of my videos saved (on more than one hard drive) so it requires very little effort to reupload a video, once the request has come through.

In time I plan to reupload all of my videos to Vimeo for the benefit of Full Members of this site who might like to go back through the archives.

In the meantime, I will reupload videos in piecemeal fashion, as requests come through.

You can see Archive material here.

 

8 thoughts on “Bug Report

  • 28-October-2018 at 8:10 am
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    Hello Jon,

    I recently signed up, but when I try to access some of the content, I always get the following message:

    “Your Freeloader membership will be activated as soon as you confirm your email address.Important! You must click on the confirmation URL sent to werdeschurke@gmail.com before you gain full access to your membership.”

    I never got one and don’t have the option to resend it – what now?

    best regards,
    Alexander

    • 28-October-2018 at 8:15 am
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      Thank you for bringing this to my attention. I have manually validated your account. Can you now see the Freeloader material when logged in?

    • 31-October-2018 at 11:00 am
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      Thanks Hando, fixed now. For some reason, the images were not displaying when embedded from the original source, so I have simply uploaded them to my own server.

      Some time ago I got into the habit of always uploading images to my own server to avoid this very problem, but prior to that I would normally embed them from the original source.

      In time I hope to go back though every single older article/series and change every embedded image into a locally-hosted one, in order to future-proof them.

      So much to do, so little time.

  • 31-October-2018 at 10:12 pm
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    Hi JLB,

    A very minor thing…

    The link for part-1 of ‘Burning the ‘Library of Alexandria’ takes you to part-2. I tried it on a couple of different browsers and the same thing happened. You can get to part-1 by the links in part-2, just not via the ‘Written work’ list.

    Loving your work on the History Hoax!

    • 01-November-2018 at 11:18 am
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      Thanks for bringing this to my attention, should be fixed now 🙂

  • 23-November-2018 at 6:05 pm
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    Hi I’ve recently subscribed to your website but can’t activate my account because I’ve not received an email. Can you please resend. Many thanks in advance.
    Regards
    Zico1972

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