Over the weekend, I did some more fiddling with the website, and added another feature, which I hope you’ll enjoy using. It’s the bbPress system, and the idea behind it is simple – once you’ve logged-in to AROnline as part of your top tool-bar, you’re able to add posts yourself to the website, which will show up on these pages. You can use this area to post pictures, leave comments and ask us questions.
It’s the latter point that I really hope the bbPress feature brings to the party. We’re already getting significant debate from our 1000-plus active Facebook usergroup, and the feedback on these very pages is also exceptionally fun and lively to join in with. As someone commented today, AROnline is a nice community, and I like to think that it’s because everyone is welcome to join in, no matter what their car interests are.
Adding bbPress just adds yet another dimension to this, and I hope people will feel happy and confident to dip into. There are no rights and wrongs in terms of what you ask us… it’s just a friendly place to post your thoughts. And before you ask, the old forum isn’t gone – and it’s not even closed down. And all the content on there will remain safe. I may be transferring the invaluable precious archive material from it to the main website, but it won’t be leaving there.
To get involved, just log-in (if you don’t have a user, just grab one from the panel on the right under ‘Your AROnline’), and either hit the ‘Have your say’ link on the left, go to the Have Your Say links on the right, or just select ‘New Post’ from the toolbar at the top of your screen.
Don’t say we don’t give you enough options.
Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...
Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.