Category Archives: VIS

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CSSDAR Member Websites for Chapters – URGENT

The State Webmaster has recently come across open chapter websites where no login was required to access the content. Please keep in mind that any content not meant for public consumption (e.g., meeting places and times, member names with birthdays … Continue reading

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CA members-only chapter websites now ready for primetime!

A members-only website is a password-protected site where you can share information with chapter members that is not for public consumption, such as newsletters, newsletter archives, yearbooks, etc. With the new system we’ve just implemented, you will not even need … Continue reading

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VIS Open Forum – April 2014

Do you have questions about the California State Members’ Website? Do you have questions about the Internet in general? Facebook? Twitter? If yes, then you need to participate in an online VIS Open Forum. Ask any question you like, get … Continue reading

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Guidelines for Photo Usage

DAR members are not required to sign a permission form allowing their photos to be published, however, it is safest to have all members sign one to be filed with the chapter records. If a member leaves the Society, she … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer – Tips and Tricks

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You have been searching the web for hours looking for that perfect website with the source data you have been hunting for days.  Today luck happens to be with you and up comes exactly what you are looking for.  Then … Continue reading

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Malwarebytes – Keeping Your Comptuer Clean

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Malware, short for malicious software, is software designed to infiltrate a computer system without the owner’s informed consent. – Definition from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Malicious software can infect your machine many ways but one of the most common ways … Continue reading

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Mmmmm, cookies!

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Traditionally the first thing that comes to mind is chocolate chip, oatmeal and the ever famous thin mint. But really, what is a cookie?  Cookies are referenced by various names, tracking cookie, HTTP cookie, and browser cookie. A cookie is … Continue reading

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VIS Update: November 2013

VIRUS WARNING! A new virus circulating in the Internet World that can be very harmful to your computer is called CryptoLocker. CryptoLocker is a “ransomware” program that will encrypt certain files on your computer. When it has finished encrypting your … Continue reading

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VIS Committee Online Open Forum: October

Any member who’d like to get some of their internet-related questions answered (How do I get on the CA members’ website? How do I get an account on Facebook?), should sign up now for one of two VIS online forums … Continue reading

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CALIFORNIA CLARION REVAMP – IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The California Clarion has published over 350 articles through the first year of the Jamison administration. Many thanks go to the Daughters and committee chairmen who contributed articles. Currently there are 8,000 members in California who have e-mail and only … Continue reading

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VIS UPDATE: July 2013

Attn:  Chapter Webmasters & VIS Chairmen UPDATE YOUR STATISTICS The current society statistics are: “over 175,000 members worldwide” and “3,000 chapters.” Please update these DAR statistics on your public website as soon as possible. DOMAIN NAMES If your chapter has … Continue reading

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VIS COMMITTEE WEBINAR: Demystifying the Electronic World of CSSDAR

Invitation to All Members: Your State VIS Committee would like to offer members an opportunity to ask questions, and receive answers and help in an open forum via GoToMeeting.com. Ask questions about the California Members’ website, how to search the … Continue reading

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VIS – February 2013

Members’ Website Having trouble logging in or out? Chances are one of two things has happened: 1. You typed in “www.members.californiadar.org” instead of just “members.californiadar.org”. There’s no need to use the www for this website and, in fact, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Moving All Websites to the State Server

On January 2, 2013, we will begin the process of moving all remaining chapters to the State hosting server with hostgator.com. During the move, you will have the option of keeping your existing url (and just repointing to the new … Continue reading

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VIS Update – November 2012

MEMBERS WEBSITE LOG IN  The new CA Members’ Website, at members.californiadar.org, is up and running so make sure to check there for the very latest State and committee information.  Everyone’s login is simple:  Username = 6-digit National number  Password = … Continue reading

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