ChristianBlog.Com Website Updates
June 07, 2018
  • Updated: Prayer Notifications will now be marked-as-read when you view the prayer need.
March 29, 2018
  • Updated: Resolved an issue that allowed ads on Gold Members profile pages.
  • Updated: Resolved an issue that prevented Gold Members profile pages from displaying Featured Blogs.
  • Updated: Resolved an issue that prevented Gold Members profile pages from displaying Profile Photographs.
  • Added: Added 'My First Blog' to bloggers profile page.
  • Updated: Moved local 'weather' to be displayed independently on bloggers profile page.
March 27, 2018
  • Updated: Resolved an issue that allowed ALL-CAP blogs.
March 26, 2018
  • Added: We have added a 'local date/time' on the profile page.
March 25, 2018
  • Added: We have added a new Prayer Needs section to the website!
March 24, 2018
  • Updated: Resolved issue with photo uploads not properly redirecting to details page.
March 21, 2018
  • Updated: The "Blogs" page now has pagination to be able to access previous blogs.
  • Updated: We have changed the default Bible translation from the Peshitta to the ESV.
March 20, 2018
  • Redone: We have redone the way we display blogs on the "Blogs" page to help make the page display better on mobile devices.
March 10, 2018
  • Resolved: We resolved some issues with the profile page and made changes to the info section on the profile page.
  • Resolved: We resolved an issue causing the birthday update page to not work.
March 09, 2018
  • Resolved: We have brought back the "Add Photograph" feature to the blog editor page.
February 27, 2018
  • Updated: We removed the custom font used throughout the entire website. The native OS font of the computer you are on will now be used.
February 24, 2018
  • Updated: We made a massive UI update to the members home page today!
February 22, 2018
  • Updated: A near complete rewrite of the backend system of Private Messages.
February 18, 2018
  • Updated: An attempt to resolve notifications not being issued to Community post authors when a new Community Comment is posted.
February 16, 2018 February 15, 2018
  • Resolved: The link to unsubscribe from email daily bible verses.
February 14, 2018
  • Updated: The Random feature has been updated.
February 2017
February 16, 2017
  • Resolved: Issue that was causing private messages to not issue alerts.
February 07, 2017
  • Updated: Made change to google/bing/twitter notifications for free blogger accounts.
  • Resolved: Issue that allowed locked blogs to have comments posted.
January 2017
January 26, 2017
  • The 'Notifications' page has been redesigned to provide better insight into your pending notifications/alerts.
January 19, 2017
  • Day / Month / Year Blog View Stats has returned to the Dashboard for those with a PRO membership
January 08, 2017
  • Update Blog Editor (post publish) to latest generation of the blog editor
January 06, 2017
  • Today we Introduced the Journal!
  • Resolved issue with recently uploaded Media not showing up within the 'Add Photo To Blog' modal.
January 01, 2017
  • Notification Alerts for friends posting in the Community should now be available to all bloggers!
  • Added 'Mark As Read' icon () on the Community page to mark just Community Notifications as read.
December 2016
December 30, 2016
  • Added profile footer buttons to common resources. Potentially resolved issue with friend invites.
December 08, 2016
  • Added 'Start Chat' to dropdown friends list to quickly chat with a friend. Available for those with PLUS / PRO membership.
December 02, 2016
  • Add scroll() load method on home page for displaying more blogs.
November 2016
November 22, 2016
  • Resolved @mention issue on profile contact form.
November 20, 2016
  • Resolved post server upgrade issues with Dashboard and Notifications.
November 19, 2016
  • Server Upgrade.
  • Removed: Blog Likes (under 1% usage)
  • Removed: Security Code on Signin (caused confusion)
  • Deprecation: Check Session Status.
  • Deprecation: Session DisplayAds.
  • Deprecation: Display Preferences on account signin.
  • Deprecation: Check Session Status.
  • Deprecation: Blog View Counters except primary blog x views.
  • Deprecation: Blog Photograph on /blog/.
  • Deprecation: Users Social Networks on /blogs/
  • Deprecation: UTM Referral checks.
  • Deprecation: Notification/Alert checks for previously deprecated nodes.
  • Migrated: blog IgnoreList validation to newer privacy Validation.
November 15, 2016
  • Resolved issue with bloggers archive not showing all blogs.
November 11, 2016
  • Potentially resolved annoying issue that caused email notification of private message reply to be sent to wrong participant.
November 08, 2016 November 02, 2016
  • Private Message length increased to 5000 characters.
October 2016
October 30, 2016
  • Removed snippet/introduction from Sponsored Blogs at top of website in order to reduce screen real estate.
October 29, 2016
  • Imposed character restrictions on blog introduction text.
October 14, 2016
  • Private Messages are now multilingual supportive, including RTL dialects.
  • The 'Remove Inactive Contacts' feature has been completely redesigned. You are now able to see a list of which contacts have been in active and selectively remove them.
October 13, 2016
  • Resolved issue with the Community not properly showing all 'notification' posts.
  • Resolved notification/alert count issue associated with the Community.
  • Notification Alerts for specific Community Posts can be turned off.
October 12, 2016 October 11, 2016
  • Sponsored Blogs are now accessible only to those bloggers with a PRO membership.
September 2016
September 07, 2016
  • Sponsored Blog subject and snippet are now trimmed at 50 characters and will have an ellipsis (…) appended.
August 2016
August, 24, 2016 August, 23, 2016
  • We have added an option to turn off the fancy editor when publishing a blog.
August, 12, 2016
  • We are now issuing an 'account notification' to bloggers that do not have a profile photograph (avatar). We have also re-enabled the ability to remove your current avatar.
August, 04, 2016
  • "Weather Conversion" will now display cold and hot conditions. Also resolved an issue when the weather temp was C Zero┬░
August 03, 2016
  • Added text emphasis Markdown capability to blog comments/replies.
Website Updates, July 2016
July, 29, 2016
  • Added text emphasis Markdown capability to the Wall.
July, 25, 2016
  • Added ability to search for a specific friend within /prayers/
July, 21, 2016
  • Introduced "Weather Conversion" on the wall.
July, 01, 2016
  • emoticons were not working within private messages. that opps has been resolved. :mrgreen:
June 2016
June 28, 2016
  • After a year or two of not having it, we have reintroduced a numerical favicon. This makes it really nice if you have multiple browser tabs open, to see when a new notification/alert has arrived.
June 26, 2016
  • A list of who is in the chatroom is now available to see, just below the list of friends online.
June 25, 2016
  • Update the Radio to remove dead radio stations and add a couple of new stations. The radio now is protected under our SSL connection.
June 22, 2016
  • Resolved reported issue with OpenGraph on the Wall
May 2016
May 27, 2016
  • Applied bandaid to blog titles stripping apostrophes

May 25, 2016
  • Resolved atUsersname transformation not properly working within blog content.

May 05, 2016
  • Those using Chrome OS (chromebooks) will now have the OS name of "Chrome OS" within your signin emails, instead of "Linux" to help reduce confusion.
April 2016
April 15, 2016
  • Added a highly experimental Open Graph feature to the Wall.
  • The editor will no longer display an "auto saved" message.
April 11, 2016
  • Added a "time to read" to (signed in) home page for each blog. This read time is based on total words x 275 WPM - a number slightly higher than the average reading WPM, as many religious blogs are a bit more technical in nature.
April 07, 2016
  • Resolve link issue with 'self' within the wall sub navigation.
March 2016
March 29, 2016
  • Added "Previous" link within the Daily Bible Verse (home page) to view previous Daily Bible Verses.
March 28, 2016
  • Released new chatroom.
February 2016
February 26, 2016
  • Potentially resolved failed email delivery for blog reply notifications
February 20, 2016
  • Resolved multiple issues with "Blog View History"
February 19, 2016
  • Rewrote Prayer Notifications.
  • @usersname linking on the Wall should now be working.
  • Mark-as-read added to Prayer Needs.
  • Added "Leave Group" to Groups main page. Removed "leave group" from individual groups page.
  • Added "Mark As Read" to Groups group page.
February 18, 2016
  • Possibly resolved failure to issue website notification to group post owner on group post comments.
February 09, 2016
  • Temporary Website Notifications have changed to a new full screen bar.
February 05, 2016
  • Added tipTip hover feature to Likes on the Wall and on avatar.
February 04, 2016
  • Added "My most recent blog was published" on profile page.
January 2016
January 30, 2016
  • Email Notifications will now be sent on Sponsored Blog activation. This option can be turned off.
January 28, 2016
  • Plus and PRO bloggers are now able to activate a blog as a sponsored blog multiple times.
January 26, 2016 January 23, 2016
  • Pro Bloggers are able to add a personal website to their Social connections.
January 13, 2016
  • The "Saved" feature is now available for Plus and Pro bloggers.
  • Due to non-use, our "Intro" membership has been discontinued.
  • After much consideration we have taken our ticket support system offline.
January 12, 2016
  • The notification bar (top of website) will now auto display when on Prayer Needs when viewing via the notifications bar.
January 01, 2016
  • Introduced a new Prayer Needs system.
  • The notification bar (top of website) will now auto display when on the Wall when viewing the wall notifications page.
  • The home page now displays an additional five most recently published blogs.