User talk:Edward Travels

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Hi Edward, welcome to couchwiki and thanks for your contributions here! :) guaka (talk) 20:10, 7 January 2013 (CET)

Another welcome and thank you from me! I've added a city header to "your" us-city pages, to gave them more of structure and standard layout. Feel free to ask for help if you need it. Some page could be divided into some subpages (and therefore get own header templates). Midsch (talk) 18:15, 30 January 2013 (CET)

A guide book that people could be pointed to would be a help. I see someone changed the picture size, and someone linked to a few sites (and some of them are labeled erroneously - Wiki Travel's label actually points to Wiki Voyage, if the site has changed names, shouldn't the new name be used? Also, the CS link is way off the mark.

I've added the standard header, with the standard links, most of them have been at the bottom of the page anyway. The header is also resizing the picture, if you don't like it, just put it under the header in a size of your choice again. "Also, the CS link is way off the mark." -> Sorry, I don't understand, what you mean. About travelguide: the commercial wikitravel is half dead, the editors and admins moved (together with the people from wikivoyage) under the roof of wikipedia for a really open travelguide, see wikivoyage about page. This should be the place for general travel information, couchwiki is more for the hospitality exchange related stuff. Off course there is no strict border. (Yes, the naming of wikitravel should be switched to wikivoyage in the templates, i hope i'll find the time to do so soon.) Midsch (talk) 13:33, 8 February 2013 (CET)


What I meant is whomever added the BW, CS, and wiki travel, hiking links for LA, the link for Couchsurfing's Los Angeles group was the wrong page. When I went to edit it, I noticed that it was numbers, not links (for BW, etc.). So I tried the actual URL: which worked when tested. Now, however, it does this weird thing, of adding some url stuff - possibly added by CS when it tries to link with their site from here, and gives you a this group does not exist.

I'm not sure how to do the 3 number thing, so if someone could do it for me, or advise on how to do it, I would appreciate it.

I see. CS groups have numbers (like at BW) so you only need the number for the templates to adress it correct. At other places I see it still working. It was possible to see the group ID just be going the the page, but obviously not anymore I'm not at CS (anymore) so I don't really care about the links to that page, but I've digged into it a bit and the number we're searching for is probably 565. At least it brings me to the same page like the one you've linked to. Please check, if it works now for you as well. (For another kind of linking to CS-Groups, Guaka needs to make a shortcut, I'm not able to do that.)Midsch (talk) 15:22, 15 February 2013 (CET)

Also, is there a way to collapse some of the information, so that the page loads a little better on a mobile device?


This is unrelated to this specific page, but more related to my account, but having to do the recaptcha every time I want to fix something is a bit annoying and I would like to be exempted from it, as I believe some are. At some point, my account here went into a disabled or lightly use/non-use status (I was pretty active initially but haven't done anything for a few years until this past year, when I started working on updating this again). It would be appreciated and I would do more work on the LA (and other pages) if this were an option.