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Shako. Cannons and elephants are added in variant on 10 by 10 board. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Ben Reiniger wrote on 2022-01-11 UTC

Our old pages like this one are hard html files, whereas the new submissions ("member submissions") store their content in the database. (All the pages have indexing information in the database.)

So you can edit "member submissions" using forms that pull up the database fields, let you edit them, and then push updates to the database. But older files like this one cannot be edited from a web form. Instead, you can edit the html file itself, and an editor can upload it to the site; it isn't so much about editorializing, just the technology. (You'd have to send us the new image files too; there's another benefit to the modern member submissions: we've added file upload scripts.)

In my previous post I started to think about how to migrate an old style page to the new format. If Fergus and Greg think it's not unreasonable we might try that. When I have time I'll give it a try on our dev/backup site.