Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Changing domains

We are slowly but surely changing over to our new domain and the GageChek domain is about to be removed. That means that anyone who has bookmarked the old address with the tatting demos and tips and the link to the tatted headpiece that I did are about to disappear.

My old web page used to be http://www.gagechek.com/slb but it's new address is:


Clicking on the link will take you to the new page which is exactly like the old one. If you haven't visited the page you might want to take a look through it. There are pictures of the tatting I did for my wedding veil, useful information in the tatting Tips including a page on How to Read a Pattern which you are free to use for teaching purposes, and of course there are a variety of how to demos. Even if you have seen the page before, clicking on the link will help to register the new address with the search engines so that new tatters can find the demos.

The new address also included the information on FilePick which is the software my sweet hubby wrote to help keep track of patterns and other things. I found that when I had created a lot of drawings, it became hard to find the one that I wanted. If you make one heart it's easy to find, but if you've made a dozen over the course of several years, it may be harder to locate the one you want and it sure is tedious opening up one pattern after another trying to locate the right one.

FilePick will let you list the pattern or the PDF file or the CAD file and link the name to a picture. It doesn't have to be a picture of the diagram, it can be a picture of the finished product. It sure is a lot easier to scroll through thumbnails of things to find just the right one.

If you have a minute, I'd appreciate it if you clicked on the 2 links above. It will help to establish the new addresses in the search engines so that people can find us again.


Jeff Hamilton said...

The link to FilePick is broken. You have an extra /fp in the URL. Why the move?

Sharon said...

It's been fixed now, I think. We are getting rid of the GageChek domain becuase we have discontinued that product and wanted a domain name that will allow us to change product types in future and still be valid. Gages don't have much to do with lace :-)

Jeff Hamilton said...

Yes, it works now. I didn't know you guys had anything to do with gauges. What was GageChek then?

Marty said...

Clicked on everything clickable. I still like FilePick -- with as many patterns as I gather from the 'net it's invaluable! I found I can put my stuff on cds and as long as I remember to put them in the correct cd drawer FilePick will find them. Certainly keeps my hard drive uncluttered!