Last year, in an effort to improve the capability of our forums, we switched to new software. We expected tremendous scalability and rapid customization that would significantly improve each Member's experience across multiple devices and integrate flawlessly with social media platforms.

Unfortunately, after a significant capital expense, we have decided that the length of time and the additional cost to reach our goals make this enterprise untenable.

Thus, we have made the difficult decision to transition the forums to our original software platform. We’re excited that, in the nearly two years since we began the process of our most recent switch, our original platform has been upgraded significantly, and we are confident that the reversion will not only provide the stability that we desperately needed prior to our last move but will also return to the Membership the high level of customization that made our online community so great. We have also added technical resources to the GolfWRX staff that will allow us to build custom modules and modifications that we are confident will take the forums to the next level.

We remain the world's largest online golf community, and we still hold true to our core values and mission statement as written in 2005. Bearing both of those elements in mind, being the best and offering our Members a platform that is world-class are both requirements, not options, and it is that spirit that has motivated this decision.

So, please pardon our mess over the next five days or so while we transition the forums.

A few important notes: Current content will be accessible during that time, but the forums will be READ ONLY, and you will not be able to start new threads or reply to posts or PM's. We know this is inconvenient, and we apologize, and we greatly appreciate GolfWRXers bearing with us through the transition.

We are very excited about starting this next chapter for GolfWRX and getting back to the high-quality Member experience we all expect as soon as possible.

GIF for avatar/profile pic

 Mr. Grumpy ·  
Mr. GrumpyMr. Grumpy The Quintana Changeup, sit em dwnMembers  2791WRX Points: 467Posts: 2,791 Titanium Tees
Joined:  in Website Help, News & Feedback #1

I have a sweet little GIF that i want to use for my profile pic. I see others are able to get this to work, but I cannot. How do I make it work?



  • mdgboxxmdgboxx Put lipstick on a pig - - - it's still a pig Members  5283WRX Points: 206Posts: 5,283 Titanium Tees
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    I'm surprised you didn't get a respond yet. Perhaps your best bet would be to send a PM to someone with a GIF. Hope you get it sorted out soon.

    DRIVER: Ping G20, 9.5° w/169D-Tour, reg (Back up: Srixon Z-rw, 9.5°, stf)
    3+W: Srixon Z-Steel, 12.5°, stock SV3005J, stf. (In rotation: 3W, 14.5°)
    5W: Srixon Z-Steel, 18.5° stock SV3005J, stf
    IRONS: Ping i20, 3-PW, stock CFS reg @ D2,
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  • Mr. GrumpyMr. Grumpy The Quintana Changeup, sit em dwn Members  2791WRX Points: 467Posts: 2,791 Titanium Tees
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    Thanks, yeah me too. Next time I run across one I will do that..

  • nsxguynsxguy Just anudder user FloridaMembers  7452WRX Points: 1,520Handicap: 3.9-9.3-7.7 (Health issue)Posts: 7,452 Titanium Tees
    Joined:  edited Dec 4, 2019 #4

    GIFS still work here in the text boxes, just not sure they'll work as your avatar.

    Looks like the "left over" ones from the old board still work as avatars though.


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