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Updates to timeanddate.com for years 2000–2008

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Published 31-Dec-2008

This page describes some of the more important pages we added to timeanddate.com between 2000 and 2008. Also see the Updates history for the 1990s.

Important updates in 2008

  • 10 YearsAnniversary – timeanddate.com turns 10 years old (24 May 2008)
  • Seasons CalculatorNew service – Calculate times for solstices and equinoxes (18 Mar 2008)
  • Holidays section New section – Holiday background information (18 Mar 2008)

Important updates in 2007

  • Detailed weatherNew service – Weather available as a separate service (30 May 2007)
  • Time zone overviewsNew service – Overview, which countries observed DST (9 Mar 2007)
  • Time Zone News – Pages for important changes in time zones and daylight saving time (1 Mar 2007)
  • Weather available – Weather available on World Clock's city pages (27 Feb 2007)
  • User registrationNew service – It is now possible to register on the site, for more advanced customization. (26 Jan 2007)

Important updates in 2006

  • Day and Night World MapNew service – See current position of the Sun (3 Oct 2006)
  • Moon CalculatorNew service – Find local time for moonrise, moonset, transit and more (2 Oct 2006)
  • Moon Phase CalculatorNew service – Find local time for the moon phases (15 Sep 2006)
  • One billion pages served – Page #1,000,000,000 was served on 30 Aug 2006.
  • Distance calculatorNew service – How far is it between two locations? (30 Jun 2006)
  • Free web site clockNew service – A clock that you can use on your web site or blog (6 Jun 2006)

Important updates in 2005

Important updates in 2004

Important updates in 2003

  • Server upgrade – new, faster hardware for the site (25 Nov 2003)
  • Time zone abbreviationsNew section – more information about time zone abbreviations added (27 Jul 2003)
  • Calendar design changes – including new "Medium" format (22 Mar 2003)
  • Some minor design changes (30 Jan 2003)
  • Day numbers were added as an option in the customized calendar (29 Jan 2003)

Important updates in 2002

  • Design changes, and search engine added. (21 Aug 2002)
  • One hundred million pages served – Page #100,000,000 was served on 11 Jul 2002.
  • There have been technical changes to the site, which should result in faster access for most users with low bandwidth/modem connections. (Jun 2002)
  • Cities close to...New page – shows others cities close to cities in the World Clock. (30 May 2002)
  • International dialing codes – improved to include area codes. (28 Mar 2002)
  • Repeating calendars – Find which years use the same calendar. New Page (4 Mar 2002)

Important updates in 2001

  • New Year Countdowns – Simultaneous countdown for every time zone on earth. New Pages (26 Dec 2001)
  • DST transitions in year 2002 – a list of when DST starts and ends around the world New pages (26 Nov 2001)
  • Server upgrade – new hardware and software for the site (21 Nov 2001)
  • Fifty million pages served – Page #50,000,000 was served on 21 Aug 2001.
  • World Clock – Some cosmetic changes to most of the World Clock services. (7 Apr 2001)
  • Sunrise/sunset timesNew pages – Service to find sunrise and sunset times. (3 Apr 2001)
  • Dialing codesNew page – Service to find how to dial internationally. (3 Apr 2001)
  • New Year Countdown – updated to count to year 2002. (1 Jan 2001)
  • Happy new Millennium/Year 2001! (1 Jan 2001)

Important updates in 2000

  • DST transitions in year 2001 – a list of when DST starts and ends around the world New pages (3 Dec 2000)
  • Dedicated server – www.timeanddate.com is now running on a dedicated server. (28 Sep 2000)
  • Shop – Calendars – New page – calendars that you can buy through Amazon.com (28 Aug 2000)
  • Redesign – Some changes to the design were made (27 Aug 2000)
  • Time zone differencesNew page – you can find the difference in hours between any cities using this tool combined with city lookup (9 Aug 2000)
  • Personal Applet World Clock linkable – you can now add links to your personal World Clock – applet version (9 Aug 2000)
  • Advanced Meeting PlannerNew page – Another version of the Meeting Planner which allows up to 6 cities. (23 Apr 2000)
  • Why Leap Years?New Page Page explaining leap years. (20 Feb 2000)
  • Ten million pages served – Page #10,000,000 was served on 9 Feb 2000.
  • Happy New Year 2000! (1 Jan 2000)
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