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Official Spruz Backup and Restore App
Posted by David

For the past few months we have been hard at work developing a desktop application that allows you to backup and restore your Spruz site data. With the new Spruz Backup app (released today!), you can create as many local backups of your site data as you want. If you manage multiple Spruz sites, you can manage backups of several different sites. Download the Spruz Backup app from the downloads section on My.spruz.com

The Spruz Backup requires Adobe Air ( http://get.adobe.com/air/ ) to be installed first, allowing the app to work well across different operating systems.

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Expanded Spam Prevention
Posted by Jay Roberts

As part of our most recent updates we have been working towards keeping networks Spam free. While we have tried a range of Captcha Methods, these methods do not keep out 100% of the spammers.

We have added a new layer of protection that checks content added by members for spam characteristics.  When this is detected the offending member account will be flagged as a Spam account account and their access restricted.

New Trusted accounts
We do understand and are aware that some accounts will get flagged by mistake. Thus we have a new account type called Trusted....Read More

Social Store Released
Posted by Jay Roberts

Today we are pleased to announce we have released our newest feature "Social Store". The social store was conceived as a shopping cart solution but with one main difference. The ability for you to allow your website members to add and sell items. This feature expands the monetization opportunities for website owners and Spruz is proud to be the only social website platform to offer this type of feature. While there are many ecommerce solutions available on the internet, there is a lack of shopping systems where members of the site have the ability to sell or list items.

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New Advanced Member Search and Discussion Elements added!
Posted by Jay Roberts


We have applied an new update today that adds 2 new elements and adds a new feature to the member subscription module.

N ew Discussion Preview Element
This element displays information from the discussion system. Thus you can offer a sneak peek to your members of topics recently created within the discussion feature. 

Advanced Member Search Element
We have expanded the search features for members to include GEO Location based searching via our new Advanced Member Search. This element can be added to any page and allows people to search for members that have been GEO Tagged. Thus...Read More

Platform update - Category Sorting, Login as member and More!
Posted by Support


We have recently an update to your website that adds a few improvements.

  1. Category Sorting - Next time you manage your category lists for discussions, blogs, etc you will notice a double arrow icon that by clicking on holding will allow you to re-arrange your category structure. By default categories sort by name.
  2. Login as Member - Ever want to see how your site looks or functions from one of your members point of view? From the members profile page we have added a new option that allows the site creator...Read More

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