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Holiday "Wish List" Contest

Contests · 10 days ago


Put on your ugly Christmas sweater and get into the holiday spirit, as its time once again for our Annual "Wish List" Contest! =)

Wish List Contest
Share the game you wish for most this holiday season and post it in the comments below, and we'll enter you into a draw where the winner get their game!

Contest Rules

  • You must own an active site with us prior to today (Dec 7th)
  • You must specify which system you want the game for (PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Mac, etc)
  • The game you wish for must cost less than $100 USD to purchase
  • The game needs to be available for purchase on Amazon

This contest will run until noon EST on Monday December 18th, so be sure to participate before then! We end the contest on the 18th so we have some time to send the game out and hopefully have it arrive by the 25th =)

Happy Holidays from Shivtr!
News

Level Up! Shivtr turns Eleven!

News · 19 days ago


It's almost hard to believe, but we launched Shivtr eleven years ago on this day! Yes, today is Shivtr's 11th birthday!

2017 has been an interesting year with the announcement of Classic WoW. Almost a return to our roots! We got our start with WoW so it will always hold a special significance to us, as Shivtr was once simply an awesome website for our WoW guild. Now it has grown to become one of the most popular guild hosting services around, home to more than 2 million gamers and serving millions of page views every month!

Thanks again to everyone who helps support and promote Shivtr, you guys are awesome! =)
Contests

All Hallows' Eve Contest!

Contests · Oct 10, 2017


It's getting colder, darker, and, perhaps a little more spooky outside... which means its time once again for our annual All Hallows' Eve contest!

Trick or Treat Contest
Keep an eye out for our skull-laden Trick or Treat door on shivtr.com and when you spot it, click to *knock* and the Shivtr mascot will answer with either a scary trick, or a tasty treat!

Rules
  • When you spot the Trick or Treat door, click to *knock*!
  • This contest is available only to Site Owners
Prizes
  • Five $20 Amazon Gift Cards (for Site Owners with Paid Plans)
  • Five 3 Month Upgrades of Epic Plan (for Site Owners with Free Plans)

This contest runs until midnight on October 31st, after which we'll announce the winners! So participate ... if you dare! mwuahaha =)
Patch notes

June Updates

Patch Notes · Jun 30, 2017


Its officially summer, and today we have a few bugfixes and updates to announce for Shivtr. Read on for the full details.

Status bar font icons
The icons shown in the status bar on your guild sites are now shown as font icons, which means you can theme them with CSS! This can be helpful if say you want to change the bar at the top of your site to be white (which would make the icons nearly invisible), you can now also change the icon colors to be black.

Viewing Deleted Threads
With Shivtr, content you delete first gets flagged as deleted so you can recover it with the audit log. But this meant deleted content could still be viewed if you knew the link to it. With this update, forum threads which have been deleted may only be viewed by those with the forums moderator permission.

Security Fixes
Thanks to security researcher Cameron from Spam404.com who took some time on a weekend to test Shivtr for vulnerabitilies and helped us fix a few XSS issues =)

Goodbye GetSatisfaction
Our community help feature, which was embedded at the bottom of our Help page, has been removed. This feature was powered by GetSatisfaction, a help desk service we used, which "retired" our community without warning or notice to us. We are considering replacement options (such as global forums on Shivtr), but for now will continue with simply providing help through email and twitter, and the articles on our help page.

Bugfixes
  • XIVDB Tooltips for Final Fantasy VIX are updated to use their new script and now working again =)
  • An issue with our payment subscriptions has been fixed, which in rare cases after you transfered your site and the new owner resubscribed they could still be considered on the older subscription plan.
  • The Events ATOM feed has now been fixed to include proper links to event instances
  • The armory link on WoW character profiles now correctly uses the server set for the character if there is one

Hope you all have a great summer of Gaming =)
Contests

Saint Paddy's Cheers Contest!

Contests · Mar 17, 2017


Today is Saint Patrick's Day, a celebration of Irish Culture and a great holiday for feasts, shamrocks and beer! Of course we must run a contest! =)

Participation in our contest is easy! Simply give us a "Cheers!" on Twitter and you'll be entered into a draw for a $50 Amazon Gift Card! Your "Cheers!" can be anything you like, but be sure to hashtag it #shivtrcheers so we can find it =)

The Shivtr Cheers contest ends tonite at 10pm EST.

Update: Congrats to our winner @LexieHayworth

Happy Saint Paddy's Day Everyone! =)