SITE INFO: Frequently Asked Questions

This page lists all the most common questions we are asked about CNCNZ.com. If something you are trying to get answered is not here, contact the Webmaster.

Who founded the site, and who owns it?

The original site, TiberianSun.Net.NZ, was founded in August 1997 by Sonic, the owner, founder and webmaster.

What happened to TiberianSun.Net.NZ?

TiberianSun.Net.NZ (TSNNZ) is still here, only bigger and better, in October 1998 we changed to Command & Conquer NZ.

When did CNCNZ.com first open?

CNCNZ.com, or CNC.Net.NZ as it was in the past, was officially opened in mid-October of 1998 as Command & Conquer NZ.

When did CNCNZ become CNCNZ.com?

The site was officially renamed, using the .com part, when we purchased the www.cncnz.com domain name. We have of course retained that name ever since.

Who hosts CNCNZ.com?

We are hosted by Dreamhost, who provide reliable web hosting at excellent prices. We are based on a server that is located in the United States.

Can I get my site hosted on CNCNZ.com?

We no longer host any sites, we are unable to help with this.

Can I join the CNCNZ.com staff?

If you ask us directly, chances are probably not, but we will keep in you mind. When we need new staff, we advertise on our main page. We sometimes ask certain people directly. You can write us articles and we may ask you join as a permanent article writer if it meets our standards.

How big is the staff at CNCNZ.com, and do you really need that many people?

In the early days, we had a large team here. All staff comes and goes as they please, since they are not paid to work on CNCNZ.com. View our staff page for the current team.

Can my site become affiliates with CNCNZ.com?

We don’t have a policy for adding affiliate sites. We don’t see any need for them. We don’t play favourites like so many other sites. Plus if you look around our site you will there is no place to display them.

How do I submit news to CNCNZ.com?

Submitting news to CNCNZ.com can be done via our Community News Forum. Simply post all the details about your community news item and it will be mentioned on the front page of CNCNZ.com. You can also send us a News Tip. If you prefer, you can send you news via an e-mail to the Webmaster.

What programs do you use to create the site?

Under the old site, all HTML coding was done with HomeSite by Macromedia (which is since been discontinued). Our layout images were made using Paint Shop Pro by Corel. All scripts have been edited using EditPad Lite by by Just Great Software. FileZilla is primarily used to upload our files.

What scripts do you use on the site?

The main site, it back-end and framework is powered by WordPress, using a modified theme found on the Internet. Our forums are powered by Invision Power Board. News updates are displayed on the main page, via our forums, using a customized version of IPBWI, originally created by Matthias Reuter – founder, project leader and developer of IPBWI.

Can I advertise on CNCNZ.com?

Sorry, we can not sell or give up advertising space on our site. We have already taken care of this.

What is the Roundtable Discussion?

The Roundtable Discussion feature here on CNCNZ.com is where the CNCNZ.com staff and selected people from the C&C community all come together to share their opinions about the most interesting or biggest news topics. The invited people could be from other well-known sites or people who contribute to the C&C community in various other ways. One thing is for sure – the answers given are not sugar-coated, they are presented to you as honest opinions. Sometimes we devote an entire Roundtable to a particular theme, such as a modding discussion.

My question is not covered here, what should I do?

Simple, send an e-mail to the Webmaster.

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