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Author Topic: Member Map!  (Read 26535 times)

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Offline Slack

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Re: Member Map!
« Reply #165 on: August 28, 2018, 09:06:29 AM »
Hi Eric, it looks like it is down for some reason.  I'll look into it, thanks for the heads up.

Offline eric

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Re: Member Map!
« Reply #166 on: August 28, 2018, 03:37:07 PM »
FYI Slack,

It very briefly loads the google map of North America, then goes to this message:

Oops! Something went wrong.
This page didn't load Google Maps correctly. See the JavaScript console for technical details.


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Offline Rivers

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Re: Member Map!
« Reply #167 on: August 28, 2018, 05:22:57 PM »
It's actually been down for quite a while. I haven't investigated, thought I'd wait until someone noticed!

Likewise the "Weenies online" map that I built. I think it went down around the same time as the member map.

I'll do some investigating and report back.

Offline Rivers

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Re: Member Map!
« Reply #168 on: August 28, 2018, 05:33:28 PM »
To get technical for a minute, the Member Map error indicates the API key it's sending to google maps is invalid.

The Who's Online map error indicates it doesn't like us calling out to google using the insecure "http://" URL rather than the secure "https://" one.

I'll take a look at the code.

Offline Slack

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Re: Member Map!
« Reply #169 on: August 29, 2018, 02:28:08 PM »
Eric, Google has changed the rules and started monetizing the google map api's in May. The Member Map gets so little use and is of such small value that were are going to take it down.  Thanks again for the heads up.

Offline eric

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Re: Member Map!
« Reply #170 on: August 30, 2018, 07:14:18 AM »
Thanks for looking into it, Slack.  I appreciate what you guys do to keep the site running.
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