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About KobeJET

Interested in becoming a contributor to our lessons one of our other resources? Helping with content moderation or translation? These are great opportunities to practice your editing or translation skills, and add professional, visible real-world experience to your resume.

How do I exchange money? What's the best conversion rate?

There are many options to exchange money in and out of Japan. Better rates can usually be found upon arriving in a destination country when traveling. Airport rates can also usually be worse than exchanges one your pass through immigration, but this can depend upon the country and situation.

Feel free to include your personal experience with any countries you've travelled in!

How to inspect the generated suggestions when entering a term in the search bar

The following will allow you to inspect script-moderated elements, such as the automatically generated suggestions for the search bar.

jQuery(window).keydown(function(e) { if (e.keyCode == 123) debugger; });
This will cause execution to be paused when you hit F12.

(debugger is a JavaScript statement that forces a breakpoint.)

How to manage website backgrounds

Add a New Background

1. Hover mouse over the "+ Add" tab. Click on "Background". 

2. Add a background name. 

3. Click on "ファイルを選択" to upload a file. (File requirements: One file only. 256 MB limit. Allowed types: png, gif, jpg, jpeg) 

4. Under the Page section, select the pages you want to assign the background to. (Hold down Ctrl to select/deselect multiple pages.)

5. Click on "Save and publish".


How to update Leaders Roles & Titles

1. Go to Community --> Directory in the blue bar.

2. Ctrl+F the user you are looking for.

3. Click on the user link.


4. Click on the Roles tab.

5. Check/uncheck the appropriate boxes.

6. Click Save.


7. Click on the Edit tab.

8. Scroll down to the Title section and select/unselect the appropriate titles. (Hold down Ctrl to select multiple fields.) 

9. Click Save. CSS stylesheet - mobile/responsive

/* Mobile CSS */
@media screen and (max-width:1130px){
.path-schools .view-header .blocks {
margin: 10px auto -25px;
position: relative;
padding: 5px 14px;
background-color: #ffffff;
border: 1px solid #dddddd;
border-radius: 4px;
@media screen and (max-width:900px){
.region-content {margin-top: 55px;}
.path-schools .view-header .blocks {
margin: 10px auto;
} CSS stylesheet - general

 * Place your custom styles here.
/*red: ff0000, blue: #3d6ed1*/
a {
    color: #3d6ed1;
    /*font-weight: bold;*/

h1 {font-size: 24px; color: #2757b7;}
h2 {font-size: 20px; color: #2c61cc;}
h2 a {color: #2c61cc;}
h3 {font-size: 16px; color: #3d6ed1;}

body {
    font-size: 14px;
    word-wrap: break-word;
    margin-top: 0;
html {font-family: serif;}

.col-sm-12 {padding: 0;}
.col-sm-9 {padding: 0 15px 0 0;}
.col-sm-3 {padding: 0 0 15px;}

Translation Team Overview

The website translation team came together in August 2016 with the goal of making the site more accessible to teachers and management personnel other than ALTs. It is a small team of proficient Japanese-speaking ALTs dedicating several hours a week of their own time to translating site elements and Speakraku lesson plans. Many site elements and a number of lessons have already been translated, and work is progressing steadily.

Debugging user errors and questions

The Masquerade module has been added, and allows the ability for users with appropriate permissions to sign in as another user. This is useful to see exactly what that user, with their attached roles, permissions, and other settings, sees.

To masquerade as another user, go to the directory, and select "Masquerade as" under the edit options for that user.

To stop masquerading and return to your own account, select "Unmasquerade" under the "My account" settings.