Technology

Technology

Learn about the launch of our about our new website in May 2015 and all of the fixes, improvements, enhancements and feature releases completed since launch.

We are very excited about our website! Watching it evolve from early user interface discussions to a nearly completed system was a fantastic experience. But we’re not done yet, and never will be.  The launch on May 5, 2014 was just the beginning of a constantly evolving technology platform. We will work to continually add improvements and new features to better meet our member & volunteer needs.

Below are blog posts about significant improvements and feature releases. We have many more coming—visit feedback.mountaineers.org to learn about them. There you can add a new idea, comment on an idea already proposed, up-vote improvement suggestions, or subscribe to receive updates on specific projects. This helps us prioritize future improvements for you!

If you are curious about the prioritization of projects in queue, take a look at our IT Project Planning & Prioritization sheet.


How To: Managing Auto-Renewal Preferences

How To: Managing Auto-Renewal Preferences

A quick tutorial on opting-in (and out) for automatic membership renewal.

Tech Update 2.3 - Branch & Committee Pages, Event RSVP, and more!

Tech Update 2.3 - Branch & Committee Pages, Event RSVP, and more!

New features and improvements launched with our website's Spring 2015 development cycle include improved formatting for branch and committee web pages, content management tools, event RSVP, calendar quick views, printable activity rosters, fully functional online wait-lists and cancellation for paid activities, and fee collection for optional course activities.

How to change your membership type

How to change your membership type

Learn how to change your membership type here.

Tech Update 2.2 - Book Buying Made Easy

Tech Update 2.2 - Book Buying Made Easy

With the completion of our next website improvement launch - mountaineers.org 2.2 - we've brought in books from our publishing wing, allowing you to now shop from hundreds of Mountaineers books publications from our new Shopping Cart.

Managing Your Mountaineers Email Preferences

Managing Your Mountaineers Email Preferences

Learn more about managing your Mountaineers email preferences.

Routes & Places, Activity, and Other Website Improvements for Leaders

Routes & Places, Activity, and Other Website Improvements for Leaders

Learn about the improvements made to Routes/Places and activity listings, and some other neat fixes from the last couple of months.

Website Workshop for Activity and Course Leaders - Jan 15

Website Workshop for Activity and Course Leaders - Jan 15

Frustrated or intimidated with how to get things done on the new Mountaineers website? Come to this free evening workshop with experts who will demonstrate key functions and work with you on your specific questions.

Tech Update 2.1 - Website Enhancement Launch

Tech Update 2.1 - Website Enhancement Launch

We've just launched our newest website upgrade - version 2.1. Enhancements include improvements to carpooling, the full importing of your course and activity history, improved instructor registration, and better course roster management for our leaders.

New Technology Support System

New Technology Support System

Learn about the launch of Mountaineers new technology support and feedback system.

Website Update Report  3-Months Post-Launch

Website Update Report 3-Months Post-Launch

Read about our key fixes and upgrades since we launched the new website on May 5. Learn about what's on deck for development improvements, and how we are working to prioritize volunteer and member requests.

The 3 P's on our New Website: Private, Pending & Published

The 3 P's on our New Website: Private, Pending & Published

A leader's guide to understanding the different privacy settings on the new website.

Website Triage, Fixes, and Enhancements

Website Triage, Fixes, and Enhancements

Read about our website progress one-month post launch and learn about how we are triaging our fixes and enhancements.

Website Launch Progress Report

Website Launch Progress Report

Learn what happened in our first week of launch.

Welcome to our New Website!

Welcome to our New Website!

Learn all about our new website, our project plan and scope and where we'd like to go in the future. Understand any changes to your membership, why you need to change your password to login, and why we didn't copy your credit card information from the old site. Eyes glazing over? Read an entertaining story about why we think the new website is like the best jacket you'll ever own.