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#204232 - 04/11/20 11:52 AM Whyy we hate Google
balzaccom Offline
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Registered: 04/06/09
Posts: 2039
Loc: Napa, CA
When we first set up our website on Google sites, we chose that option because it allowed us to easily transfer photos from our Picasa photo pages to our website.

Then Google discontinued Picasa, and moved everything over to Google photos, which meant that all of our photo links were dead. It took us months to move them all over....grrrrr.


And then late last year Google announced that their Google Sites software was changing, and the platform we used for our website would no longer be supported. Now that's what I call customer service--what a ridiculous policy.


So we moved our entire site over to the new Google Sites platform. It's not as good for our purposed, doesn't all text wrapping for example, and it took hours and hours of time for us to move every page over.


And now Google itself can't find the new version of the site. We've talked to our domain host provider, Go-Daddy, who says that we've done everything right.


We've searched the Google help boards, which have a lot of other people with the same issue---search for us at backpackthissierra.com and you get the dreaded 404 message.


We hate Google with a passion.


So just in case you were looking for our site, you CAN still find it here, I think, if Google hasn't screwed this up too:


https://sites.google.com/site/backpackthesierra/home?authuser=0

And we'll keep working on a solution. thanks to everyone who has contacted us about the problem. Maybe send a hate mail letter to Google...
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#204244 - 04/13/20 04:29 PM Re: Whyy we hate Google [Re: balzaccom]
4evrplan Offline
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Registered: 01/16/13
Posts: 849
Loc: Nacogdoches, TX, USA
Sorry to hear about all the trouble you are having. I just googled "backpackthesierra", and it appeared #1 in the search results just fine, but when I click on it, I get a 404 error.
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#204514 - 06/17/20 07:22 PM Re: Whyy we hate Google [Re: 4evrplan]
Harryda Offline
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Registered: 01/02/19
Posts: 5
Loc: Tampa, Florida
Yeah, Google's been making a few questionable decisions lately. Hope they'd go back to being the real awesome company that they are.

By the way, just in case anyone here owns a truck, my contact is offering up a few fuel offroad wheels. Feel free to chat me up for more info.


Edited by Harryda (06/17/20 07:22 PM)

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