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See this page for more about this site including its features.

Cobourg Internet is operated by the business Cobourg Internet - more here. Contact information here.

Scope

The scope of the site is:

 More on scope here.

Site Features

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At the top right of each article is a settings icon and arrow.  Click the arrow to access icons for creating a print friendly copy or to email a friend with a link to the page.

Search this site

Use the search box in the left column on each page to search this site (only) to find a page with any key word or phrase.  Search does not include pdfs but does include events.

Images

Many images can be enlarged by clicking them.  If there is more than one enlarged image on a page, you can scroll through the enlarged versions.

Videos

Most videos are hosted on Vimeo.  You can go to the Vimeo page directly here. Or go to the index of photos and videos.

Cobourg Information

As well as general information on why Cobourg is a great place to live, there is also information on Transit, Parking, Council, Medical services and more. (Go here).  The section on Entertainment is one of the most popular pages on the site - it is updated regularly and is a guide to what's on. 

About the Entertainment Calendar

Events on the Calendar are collected from various online calendars available for the area. Since the focus is on Entertainment in Cobourg, the following rules apply:

  1. The event must be in Cobourg or close by with a notable exception being the Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny event which is in Port Hope.
  2. Club Events are excluded - no listings of club meetings etc. For info on clubs, go here 
  3. Major one time Sporting events are included but not ongoing sporting events such as Cougar scheduled games.
  4. Events for a purely commercial purpose are not included - e.g. seminars promoting a product or entertainment in a bar. Note that some bar entertainment is listed on this page 
  5. Fund-Raising events are included providing they can be classified as Entertainment.
  6. Educational Events such as seminars are included even though strictly they may not be entertaining!

If you wish to have your event added to the Calendar and it's not already listed and it meets the above criteria, email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cobourg News

Site structure

For technical reasons, the news section is now on a separate URL - CobourgNewsBlog.com (or CobourgNewsBlog.ca).  

Addresses

The following domains are used on this site:

  • Cobourginternet.com
  • Cobourginternet.ca

Technology

  • The site is hosted on NetCobourg.com - there is a site on this domain but it's hardly worth visiting - www.NetCobourg.com.  For details on Server used, go here.
  • The site is fully encrypted as shown by the https prefix and the padlock icon in the URL box.
  • Joomla was used to build the site.  Joomla with the template used is fully responsive which means it is fully compatible with tablets and phones.  Generally, the site is updated to the latest version within days of it being released.
  • The site is optimized for use with Chrome which is the most popular browser.  Firefox also works well.
  • Flash is only used in a few places and is not required for a good user experience.

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