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We’re Back with a New Site Design for 2011!

By Bryan Black

While we’re still working out a couple of kinks in the design, we’re proud to announce our 2011 relaunch of ITS Tactical! We hope that everyone had a safe and prosperous New Year and a wonderful holiday.

We took some downtime over the holidays to be with our families and to work on the masterpiece that is the new ITS Tactical! Allow us to give you a look at all that we’ve done with our redesign.

Site Changes

Firstly you might have noticed that we now have a fully functional navigation to quickly get to topics you’re interested in. This will hopefully make things much easier to find. A huge part of our makeover was to our Membership, where we created a dashboard to harness in all the benefits and features into one easy to locate panel. You’ll also now find easy links to Membership features in the sidebar, but you must be a member and logged in to view them.

You’ll also now see a featured articles slider on the homepage that we can use to highlight current and previous articles we feel deserve some attention.

We’ve totally restyled the comments for each article and now have a way for you guys to rate each other’s comments. There’s also a great way that we’ve developed to interlink articles in the same series. It’s a manual change though and it may take us a bit to sift back through older articles to implement.

There’s also a subtle change in the way our article URLs are structured and now exclude the date reference in the URL, which makes Google happier. A downside was that we lost all the numbers on our Facebook likes and Twitter Retweets, but hey, it’s a New Year! We’re starting fresh!

You’ll find many more changes to ITS Tactical and we hope that you like them! Please let us know if you’re finding any bugs and we’ll get them taken care of. We’ve also got a large backup of Crew Leader Memberships to process from around the Holidays, so please bear with us.

Thanks again for everyone’s support and to a great 2011!

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