- 1 In Progress
- 2 Milestones
The origins of the Defending Conservatism Encyclopedia began with Bereawiki.com in March 2013, which was founded as an online encyclopedia defending the Bible, during which key content earlier created in 2012 was imported to Bereawiki. Due to a lapse in domain name renewal, the domain name was lost and Bereawiki was then split into two new sites, BibleStrength.com and Defending Conservatism Encyclopedia, using the backed up content from Bereawiki. The Defending Conservatism Encyclopedia officially went online on July 1st, 2018.
Two new domains for 2020 elections and news releases have been purchased. Major updates are being made to replicate all of the customization features at Wikipedia. Extensions are still being fine-tuned in an attempt to replicate the exact same functionality as that at Wikipedia. If you see an error, let me know!
The following are milestones in the site's history:
September 1st, 2019
The Defending Conservatism Encyclopedia is now running the same wiki version that Wikipedia uses, and most of the same extensions used on Wikipedia are currently being installed and configured.
August 10th, 2019
Fixed some bugs that were preventing editing by new users.
August 7th 2019
Made the Defending Conservatism online encyclopedia publicly editable for the first time, allowing new user creation. Editing privileges are contingent upon email address confirmation. The NewUserMessage extension was installed.
April 13th, 2019
Fixed logo display issues, made background fully transparent.
March 4th, 2019
Added an Updates page and the HitCounters extension to track site visits.
March 31st, 2019
Removed edit links to improve visual appearance.
October 25th, 2018
Created the Minimum Wage page.
October 12th-13th, 2018
October 6th, 2018
Created the Political Reforms site section.
July 1st, 2018
The Defending Conservatism Online Encyclopedia is created. Pages are imported from a backup made for Bereawiki.com, a previous Bible apologetics site.
July 11th-12th, 2014
Created the page on Homosexuality.
March 31st, 2013
Bereawiki, which housed content related to both Bible apologetics and politics, is created.