Databases Return to Keystone Crossings

Keystone Crossings is pleased to share that its databases have been returned to service!

Keystone Crossings is built on the Joomla content management system (CMS). A third-party plug-in provided access to MySQL databases. The Joomla version we were on (2.x) went end-of-life on December 31, 2014, and we upgraded to version 3.x. 

The upgrade broke the database plug-in. After several months of working with the developer, I opted to resurrect PHP code I had used many years ago to provide the access directly. 

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Keystone Crossings Now Accepts Yahoo Login!

Keystone Crossings has numerous services that require the user to be registered and logged in. Specifically, participation in surveys, polls, and discussion forums. This greatly reduces the threat of phantom users being created for nefarious purposes...
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New Discussion Feature on Keystone Crossings

I've just rolled out a new feature on Keystone Crossings that encourages discussion. A Joomla (my content management system) extension called Kunena provides a forum component, which replaces our previous forum component, EasyDiscuss. EasyDiscuss fea...
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New Poll on Keystone Crossings

What benefit or service of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society do you find most worthwhile? Visit  Keystone Crossings  to share your opinion.
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Keystone Crossings Planned Maintenance - November 28th

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Keystone Crossings will be unavailable for much of Friday, November 28th, for planned maintance. The site runs on the Joomla content management system (CMS) and the platform in use has an end of life of December 31, 2014. The move to the new platform...
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