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  • Newsflash 2020-07-10

    Comparison of "What's hot!" versions
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) Updating the operating software of our servers with the support of innovations ON went without major difficulties. 2) The interruption in the automated PayPal payment process has thus been resolved. PayPal payments are now handled promptly again. 3) Next, innovations ON will take care of the credit card payment options that have been idle for over two years. If everything goes as expected, those options will be available again shortl…

  • Newsflash 2020-07-03

    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! Recently it was brought to our attention that uploading of music clips violated copyright laws. While German copyright laws are very strict and consist of no “fair use” doctrine, the copyright laws of most of the world do permit this doctrine for educational and non-commercial purposes. Typically regarding music, clips of 15 to 30 seconds are considered the standard of fair use. On the other hand, the German Federal Constitutional Court has a…

  • 2020-06-26 Newsflash

    Screenshot 2020-06-26 EN
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The widescreen mode of explore/whatshot/photos and explore/whatshot/videos has been further optimized. Expressed wishes have been taken into account as far as possible. In addition, the layout was harmonized with the display of 'Photos' and 'Groups'. The widescreen button has been moved to the drop-down Display menu (see 2), and the setting is remembered for use as your browse.…

  • 2020-06-12 Newsflash

    'What's hot' - 3 columns view, optimized
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The summer collection of Frontpage pictures is now online. We thank all members who have enriched it with new contributions. 2) This morning we successfully exchanged one of our main servers. For this technical operation we had the support of an AWS expert from Innovations ON . He is currently checking our entire server architecture for the optimal balance between adequacy and performance to make sure that our website is running on an up…

  • 2020-05-27 ⚠️ Server Maintenance ⚠️

    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! An unexpected replacement of one main server will be necessary in the next few days. Therefore our website has to be completely shut down for a while. The date and time of the shutdown cannot be stated yet. It depends on how we progress with the preparations. The duration of the interruption could be 12 to 48 hours. We ask for your understanding. Your ima team [FR] Chers membres et amis d'ipernity ! Un remplacement inatt…

  • 2020-05-22 Newsflash

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    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) On May 11, 2020 we received a message from PicMonkey that the old version of this image processing program will be shut down at the end of the year. For the new version, there will not be any online interface projected by this third-party manufacturer (see the original message below). We have already recommended alternatives . Due to different user needs, we do not intend to link one of them to ipernity. 2) Due to our actively manag…

  • 2020-05-08 Newsflash

    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The image editing via PicMonkey works again. The manufacturer of this program has repaired its interface. 2) But there is free access only to the old version of PicMonkey. This is based on the Adobe Flash Player, whose days are numbered because the technology is outdated: why-is-adobe-flash-player-shutting-down 3) It is therefore to be expected that this old version of PicMonkey will not be online for much longer. We recommend you to…

  • The COVID-19 Pandemic: Our Own 40 Days in the Desert

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    Note: Article lead photo taken at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, NY on March 29, 2020. Background created from desert photo purchased from Shutterstock.® As the world remains gripped by the COVID-19 pandemic that has completely transformed our way of life and altered our priorities and filled so many with immense suffering, one can only look back to the to the life of Jesus, especially the time when he spent 40 days and nights in the desert at Mount Quarantania (Jabal al-Qarant…

  • ⚠️ COVID-19 Help Offer / Offre d'aide / Unterstützungsangebot

    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! Our COVID-19 deferral offer from last Friday has triggered an even more ambitious member initiative. Donations were offered to help those who have financial difficulties paying for due subscription renewals as a result of the Corona crisis. We welcome this initiative and make the following arrangement: ▶️ Aid can be granted for subscription renewals that are becoming due, up to no more than 30 days in advance. ▶️ The prerequisite is a…

  • 2020-03-21 Urgent Appeal - Appel urgent - Dringende Bitte

    2020-03-21 Use of DeepL
    [EN] Dear club members of ipernity! In view of private and professional worries of many members due to the Corona crisis, the ima team discussed whether the general meeting should be postponed. We have decided not to do so. After all, the virus has not yet reached most of us, even though the fear has gone around and we are already experiencing many restrictions in our everyday lives. Fortunately, these do not affect communication via ipernity, which for many members is an important par…

  • 2020-02-21 Newsflash

    Newsflash Illustration 2020-02-21
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) There is currently a problem in the PayPal payment process. Deposits are accepted correctly, but are not automatically booked through. The manual activation of subscription renewals and their confirmation can take up to 48 hours. We ask for patience until the error is corrected. 2) To keep the register of members up to date, we occasionally delete accounts that have not been used for more than three years. If their owners were group adminis…

  • 2020-02-07 Newsflash

    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The Insert media function in the blog editor works again . From now on embedded video and audio files can even be played without Flash Player . (Please note that the maximum blog length is about 60,000 characters. This corresponds to about 40 manuscript standard pages. Longer articles should be subdivided - also with respect to reader-friendliness.) 2) The image processing with PicMonkey also works again . The temporary failure was a…

  • 2020-01-24 Newsflash

    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) Since the option of taking out multi-year subscriptions with ipernity has been available, more than 100 club members have made use of it. We would like to thank them all for the confidence they have expressed in the future of ipernity by this. 2) As a result of these multi-year subscriptions, more than 11,000 EUR have been contributed into the club treasury ahead of schedule. In order to place this liquidity advantageously, we are convertin…

  • Australian Fires

    I must begin this article by offering my very sincere thanks for the kind messages of support and concern we have received from so many ipernity members. It really has brought home to me that this is a very caring community group, not merely a photo sharing site. The essential point you need to know is that Pauline and I, and our furry friends, are safe and well and apart from being covered in soot and losing power and communications, our property has not been affected by the fires. As at wri…

  • How to embed video onto blog article (updated)

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    Video that you have at ipernity Adding video that you have at ipernity is easy. All you need to do is click 'Insert a media' button on blog article tool bar. Then choose 'Videos' and one (or more) that you wish to add on your article. Adding external video for example from YouTube 1) First on blog editor hit enter several times, to add some empty lines. That makes editing easier after you have embedded the code. 2) Copy the so called em…

  • 2019-12-20 Newsflash

    Revised "Page Colour" option menu as of December, 2019
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) To make it easier for you to see what's new in ipernity, there's now a message bar at the top of your main page. After reading you can simply click it away. To make viewing ipernity friendlier for the eyes, the left and right margins have been darkened. Club members with Standard or Plus subscriptions who wish to keep their page margins bright can do so individually via an advanced "Page Color" option menu. Moreover, the page color and the col…

  • 2019-12-06 Newsflash

    ipernity Subscription Packages, valid from Dec 6, 2019
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The implementation of subscription options for users with high storage requirements has been completed. Instead of individual 100 GB boosts, as originally planned, a newly created Plus subscription with 250 GB included storage space will be provided : This was easier…

  • 2019-11-29 Newsflash

    ipernity club subscriptions (2019-11)
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The inflow of new members is rather encouraging: 2) Although 34 of the club subscriptions registered in 2019 are still trial subscriptions, the increase in the number of paid subscriptions is expected to exceed 100 by the end of the year. That's more than during 2017 and 2018 combined. 3) On the other hand, we regret the loss of some long-time…

  • 2019-11-15 Newsflash

    2019-11-15 Chart for the Newsflash [EN]
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity, Exactly one year ago in a Newsflash, the ima team proposed a new subscription structure . With your help, it has been continuously improved and designed to be practical. Today the implementation has taken a big step forward. The "Basic" button on the subscription page is now active : Please note: Downgrading is only possible at the end of a subscription period. Th…

  • 2019-10-25 Newsflash

    Implementation of the multi-year subscriptions
    [EN] Dear members and friends of ipernity! 1) The new multi-year subscription options are now implemented in the ipernity subscription page . The payment process is now very simple in this respect. There are fewer possibilities for errors, the accounting is relieved. 2) The recalculated contributions for an ipernity standard subscription vary between 3.98 Euro per month (six monthly paymen…

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