Bookmarking the 'Recent Posts' page ?

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  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    This has me stumped.. must be having a senile day

    I use the Recent Post page as a bookmark, I have it on the browser bookmarks bar..

    So far so good.. but when you use it, it doesn't update to the latest posts..

    so how do you get a bookmark for Recent Posts that goes to the latest 'live' page ?

    I know you can bookmark the Home page and the old site Home page, or any other page for that matter.. but I don't want that, I want to bookmark and open the Recent Posts page with the latest posts.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Seems ok to me Jim but if it just needs a refresh then clicking on the Fun flag top left updates the page.
    EDIT yes I have to agee my bookmark does not bring up the latest posts but the flag does correct it.
     
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    I've tried this before on this and other sites, it does not update. But maybe you can add
    http://www.myrefresher.com/
    google "auto refresh a saved page", comes up with options for different browsers.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    yes, indeed it does..

    but I also use it when I get to the bottom of a long thread to go back to the Recent Posts .. which of course it doesn't.. doh .. so that means two clicks ..

    will try that Roger.. cheers
     
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    OK, every time you click Recent posts you get a unique URL which shows you a custom personalised time-stamped recent posts page. Bookmarking that page will take you back to that custom page and your recent posts will be old.

    However if you bookmark this link: http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/forum/link-forums/recent-posts.257/ you will always get a fresh recent posts page. However DONT CLICK ON THIS LINK AND THEN BOOK MARK IT. Rather, copy it and paste it into your bookmarks as is (y)
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Thanks Jim.. that works a treat.. I knew there was a way.. (y)
     
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    sorry to ask but is bookmarking the same as favourites?

    I am way down the IT ladder of knowledge o_O
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    yes.. same thing David
     
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    Thanks, Jim
     

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