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I wonder if this website could be set up to recognize various terms which might be confusing to newbies here?
Examples would be "overfilling", LWCO, etc. these words and acronyms could be highlighted, for instant access to a definition, or more.--NBC

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  • ratio
    ratio Member Posts: 2,923
    You can add abbreviations yourself, with the tags:
    • <abbr title="works like this">like this</abbr>
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 1,697
    Great point, @nicholas bonham-carter. Thanks, @ratio.
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    HeatingHelp.com
  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 8,943
    Two terms that have confused discussions are "Vents" and "Valves".
    Some posters say they changed the valve when they meant vent.
    Dictionary or definitions for commonly misunderstood terms and phrases etc.
    In the list could be "Vents" Valves" "Boiler verses Furnace" "Water verses Steam" etc.........words could be added as the need becomes obvious.
  • neilc
    neilc Member Posts: 1,462
    as often as it's called out,
    I was thinking the "Find a Contractor" button should also be on these forum pages, not only back there on the home page.
    JUGHNE
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 1,697
    @neilc, you're right. We're tight on space on the navigation bar here, but I'll see what I can do.
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    HeatingHelp.com
  • Erin Holohan Haskell
    Erin Holohan Haskell Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 1,697
    neilc said:

    as often as it's called out,
    I was thinking the "Find a Contractor" button should also be on these forum pages, not only back there on the home page.

    I've added a link to the top of the discussions (in the blue bar above).
    President
    HeatingHelp.com
    ratiorick in Alaska
  • STEVEusaPA
    STEVEusaPA Member Posts: 5,306
    One thing I would like to see, and I have seen it on most other sites, is in the list of threads, there will be an indicator (i.e check mark, arrow) that tells me when I'm logged in that I have responded to a particular thread.
    I understand the methods available (i.e bookmarking, or checking under my profile), but it makes it easier to look at the thread list on the Main Wall and at a glance see threads I have responded to quickly.
    A lot less clicking into threads that continue for a long time. I do understand that's better for me, but more clicks on a website probably helps with advertising $$$.
    steve