NEW MAINTENANCE CREW DETAIL - As of 2014,
my eldest son (Kaleb) has started to help me (on the odd occassion)
to update the site and with the research. Like his father and grandfather,
he has a keen interest in history and WW2 in particular. Every now
and again, he'll amaze me with the wealth of knowledge that he has
(rather surprisingly) accumulated from playing games such as Medal
Analytics: In May 2013, I have incorporated the use
of Google Analytics & Webmaster Tools into the site to monitor
statistics. This has been done due to the immense size of the site
and to help point out areas that it could be better adjusted. GA
is in no way used for "third party' benefit or in any way collected
with ill intentions. To learn more about Google Analytics - click
Engine Optimisation: With over 800 html pages many
hundreds of links, the site is undergoing S.E.O. One of the main
problems encountered so far is 'dead links'. Often online articles
that I have sourced move or are taken down, creating a 'dead link'.
I have just finished fixing over 350 of them and monthly checks
will most likely bring more. Eventually this will lead to 'no online
sources linked' and only referenced...
I am considering
upgrading the site to use a more user friendly language of coding
but this means 'more work than can be done in the next few years'...
Rest assured that either way, the site will not go down as the new
one will be built on a local server.