Forum software upgrade - please read

Discussion in 'Website Feedback' started by sdm, May 2, 2008.

  1. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort VIP Junglist

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    Hi all

    As you have probably noticed already I have upgraded our forum software to the latest version. This new version is a major release which means there are plenty of new features to try out. Here is a brief list of the main ones:

    • Inline spam management & prevention
    • Thread tagging
    • Search cloud / tag cloud
    • Thread prefixes
    • Reciprocal friendships between users
    • Public visitor messaging on profile pages with 'conversation' feature
    • User picture galleries with user comment facility
    • User-created social groups with invite only and moderated membership options
    • Extended member profile pages
    • Customizable member profile pages with admin-controlled styling abilities
    • Inline editing of custom user profile fields
    • Lightbox viewer for attached images
    • Viewable and comparable history maintained for post edits
    • Extended re-authentication for inline moderation actions
    • Notices system for navigation bar
    • New human-verification tools including reCAPTCHA, and question/answer
    • User change history
    • Social bookmarking integration

    You can find more information on these here: http://www.vbulletin.com/forum/showthread.php?t=268833

    If you find any problems, errors, or something missing please let me know in this thread and I'll try to get them fixed as soon as I can.

    Thanks, and enjoy!
     
  2. YOUNG TUNA

    YOUNG TUNA IT'S ME BITCHES VIP Junglist

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    indeed.

    so is it becoming more like a social networking site?

    if so... social network me to high heaven
     
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  5. DJ_DAFT

    DJ_DAFT is back VIP Junglist

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    looks intersting...:D
     
  6. BoudiCat

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    I'm liking the new look for the forum! :)
     
  7. DJNitrousUK

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    Bo! Big ups to the admin :) (y)

    Cheers
     
  8. Nutek

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    Tasty ;) Big ups (y)
     
  9. BeyondTherapy

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    big look sdm props
     
  10. Dustek

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    Bring back the start page please.

    Especially the reviews + new posts button.
     
  11. MrG

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    yea the gold update is a big one...propz
     
  12. MrG

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    but maybe the board could use a diff skin.....?!?!?!
     
  13. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD VIP Junglist

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    No skin change!

    This is easy to read!
     
  14. Triple M

    Triple M Admin VIP Junglist

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    We used to offer selectable skins; however this theme seems to be the old firm favourite! We'll be sticking with this for the near future.

    Just out of interest, what colour skin would you like to see dnbforum in?
     
  15. The_Jungledon

    The_Jungledon www.FreelanceJunglist.com VIP Junglist

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  16. DJNitrousUK

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    :word: I agree, start page, we need it back!
     
  17. MARKLAR

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    looks good!
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  18. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort VIP Junglist

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    Is the new posts link at the top right gone for you?
     
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  20. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD VIP Junglist

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    Ahh - its there but not very noticable!

    Needs to be somewhere else.

    Also nobody is going to look for articles via the top right menu...