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The recipe wiki lives....kind of
« on: July 13, 2019, 09:54:38 PM »
Lately there have been several discussion lamenting the passing of the AHA recipe wiki and the trove of info there.  I found it...kinda.  The good old Wayback Machine has it...

https://web.archive.org/web/20171220144818/http://wiki.homebrewersassociation.org/BeerRecipes
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Re: The recipe wiki lives....kind of
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2019, 10:24:16 PM »
Bookmarked, Thanx Denny
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Conditioning: BVIP (thanx Denny)
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Re: The recipe wiki lives....kind of
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2019, 03:07:00 AM »
Thank you! Those recipes really helped me when I first started brewing.


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Re: The recipe wiki lives....kind of
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2019, 02:27:22 PM »
Thank you! Those recipes really helped me when I first started brewing.


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I really lobbied to not close down the wiki.  Unfortunatel y, so few people used it that it wasn't financially feasible to keep it.  Lesson.....use it or lose it.
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Re: The recipe wiki lives....kind of
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2019, 04:11:46 PM »
Thank you! Those recipes really helped me when I first started brewing.


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I really lobbied to not close down the wiki.  Unfortunatel y, so few people used it that it wasn't financially feasible to keep it.  Lesson.....use it or lose it.

How did AHA track how many people used the Wiki? I would use it to help build some recipes at times. Is there a way that the site tracks "hits"? Did a counter go up every time a person visited the site?
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Re: The recipe wiki lives....kind of
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2019, 04:14:40 PM »
Thank you! Those recipes really helped me when I first started brewing.


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I really lobbied to not close down the wiki.  Unfortunatel y, so few people used it that it wasn't financially feasible to keep it.  Lesson.....use it or lose it.

How did AHA track how many people used the Wiki? I would use it to help build some recipes at times. Is there a way that the site tracks "hits"? Did a counter go up every time a person visited the site?

I suspect "use it" in this case refers to folks submitting recipes to the Wiki. 
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Re: The recipe wiki lives....kind of
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2019, 04:15:05 PM »
Thank you! Those recipes really helped me when I first started brewing.


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I really lobbied to not close down the wiki.  Unfortunatel y, so few people used it that it wasn't financially feasible to keep it.  Lesson.....use it or lose it.

How did AHA track how many people used the Wiki? I would use it to help build some recipes at times. Is there a way that the site tracks "hits"? Did a counter go up every time a person visited the site?

Without specific knowledge to this wiki, you can generally see server data broken down into users, what pages/services users access and the flow of users from page to page on the server.
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Re: The recipe wiki lives....kind of
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2019, 04:17:23 PM »
Thank you! Those recipes really helped me when I first started brewing.


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I really lobbied to not close down the wiki.  Unfortunatel y, so few people used it that it wasn't financially feasible to keep it.  Lesson.....use it or lose it.

How did AHA track how many people used the Wiki? I would use it to help build some recipes at times. Is there a way that the site tracks "hits"? Did a counter go up every time a person visited the site?

Without specific knowledge to this wiki, you can generally see server data broken down into users, what pages/services users access and the flow of users from page to page on the server.

Thank you. That makes sense.

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Re: The recipe wiki lives....kind of
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2019, 05:05:21 PM »
Thank you! Those recipes really helped me when I first started brewing.


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I really lobbied to not close down the wiki.  Unfortunatel y, so few people used it that it wasn't financially feasible to keep it.  Lesson.....use it or lose it.

How did AHA track how many people used the Wiki? I would use it to help build some recipes at times. Is there a way that the site tracks "hits"? Did a counter go up every time a person visited the site?

I'm certain the had some at of knowing, but I don't know what that was.
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Re: The recipe wiki lives....kind of
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2019, 05:52:10 PM »
Hey, cool idea.
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