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Advanced Settings
Oct 9th, 2007 at 12:05am
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Advanced Settings

This page allows you to change the new feature's settings for your YaBB forum. Be very careful with these settings, as they may render your YaBB dysfunctional. Also note that some of these options are default options for guests only (such as time format).


Contents


    * 1 In-Thread Multi Delete
         o 1.1 Enable Multi Delete for
         o 1.2 Do not use the Recycle Bin for messages deleted by Administrators
    * 2 Moderation Update
         o 2.1 Administrators Multi-Admin Type
         o 2.2 Global Moderators Multi-Admin Type
         o 2.3 Moderators Multi-Admin Type
    * 3 Advanced Memberview Plus
         o 3.1 Show Post Dependant Membergroups in Memberview
         o 3.2 Time in minutes before users are removed from online log
    * 4 Polls
         o 4.1 Number of Poll Options
         o 4.2 Maximum number of Characters in a Poll Question
         o 4.3 Maximum number of Characters in a Poll Option
         o 4.4 Maximum number of Characters in a Poll Comment
         o 4.5 Allow users to add polls to existing threads
         o 4.6 Allow UBBC tags and Smilies in Polls
    * 5 Advanced Personal Message Box
         o 5.1 Number Of Posts Required to send Personal Messages?
         o 5.2 Spam Protect - Enter Percent
         o 5.3 Enable Personal Message Limits?
               + 5.3.1 Maximum Messages in Outbox
               + 5.3.2 Maximum Messages in Inbox
               + 5.3.3 Maximum Messages in Storage
         o 5.4 Want to send new users a welcome PM?
               + 5.4.1 Send to new user from following account name
               + 5.4.2 Enter the PM Subject here
               + 5.4.3 Enter the PM Text here
    * 6 Topic Summary Cutter
         o 6.1 Reverse Topic Summaries? (So latest post is at top)
         o 6.2 How many posts in topic summary?
    * 7 Time Lock
         o 7.1 Limit time allowed to modify posts?
         o 7.2 Time limit for modifying posts (in days)
         o 7.3 Limit time allowed to delete posts?
         o 7.4 Time limit for deleting posts (in days)
         o 7.5 Disable 'Last Edit' message for edits prior to time limit below
         o 7.6 Time limit to modify posts without 'Last Edit' message (in minutes)
    * 8 File Attachments
         o 8.1 File Rename/Overwrite
         o 8.2 File size limit for attachments in KB
         o 8.3 Attachment directory size limit in KB
         o 8.4 Allowed file extensions for attachments (ex: 'jpg gif bmp')
         o 8.5 Enable file extension check?
         o 8.6 Display picture attachments in posts?
         o 8.7 Allow file attaching in posts?
         o 8.8 Allow guests to upload attachments?
    * 9 Error Logger
         o 9.1 Enable Error Logging
         o 9.2 Allow for log rotation
         o 9.3 Number of entries before log rotation


In-Thread Multi Delete

Enable Multi Delete for

Choose who should be able to use the multi-delete function (remove multiple topics at once).

Do not use the Recycle Bin for messages deleted by Administrators

You can also set not to use the Recycle Bin for messages deleted by administrators (assuming you have set one of the boards to be a Recycle Bin).



Moderation Update

Administrators Multi-Admin Type

Global Moderators Multi-Admin Type

Moderators Multi-Admin Type

Advanced Memberview Plus

Show Post Dependant Membergroups in Memberview

Time in minutes before users are removed from online log

Polls

Number of Poll Options

This sets the maximum number of definable options when users create polls.

Maximum number of Characters in a Poll Question

Limit the number of characters in poll titles.

Maximum number of Characters in a Poll Option

Limit the number of characters in each option.

Maximum number of Characters in a Poll Comment

Limit the number of characters in each poll comment. The value 0 disables commenting (disabled by default)

Allow users to add polls to existing threads

Choose whether or not users can add polls to existing conversations. If this is disabled, polls must be started as a new thread.

Allow UBBC tags and Smilies in Polls

If disabled, removes the ability to use UBBC code and smilies in polls. This does not apply to the thread attached to the poll.



Advanced Personal Message Box

Number Of Posts Required to send Personal Messages?

Specify the number of posts a member must make before personal messaging is activated. 0 to disable.

Spam Protect - Enter Percent

Enter a number from 1-99 to determine the maximum receivers for one private message compared to the total number of registered users in percentage. For instance if you have 250 users, set the value to 10 and one private message can be sent to 25 users at once.

Enable Personal Message Limits?

If checked, the following controls come into effect:

Maximum Messages in Outbox

Specifies the maximum number of messages in each user's PM outbox, after which old messages are deleted.

Maximum Messages in Inbox

Specifies the maximum number of messages in each user's PM inbox, after which old messages are deleted.

Maximum Messages in Storage

Specifies the maximum number of messages that each user can "store". PM storage is essentially an archive function. If the number of stored messages exceeds the maximum, old messages are automatically deleted.

Want to send new users a welcome PM?

If selected, users are automatically sent a PM upon registration. If checked, the following options can be configured.

Send to new user from following account name

Specifies which user the automatic PM is sent from. Default should be admin, although this could be any user, such as a global moderator.

Enter the PM Subject here

The subject of the automatic PM.

Enter the PM Text here

The body of the automatic PM.



Topic Summary Cutter

Reverse Topic Summaries? (So latest post is at top)

Reverses the order of threads on the index, so the most recent thread to appears at the top of the index.

How many posts in topic summary?

Edit the number of threads that appear on the index. If the number of topics in one board exceeds this number, then they will be truncated to another page.



Time Lock

Limit time allowed to modify posts?

If checked, limits the time that users have to modify their posts.

Time limit for modifying posts (in days)

Specifies the time limit for users to modify their posts. (The modify limit must be enabled)

Limit time allowed to delete posts?

If checked, limits the time that users have to delete their posts.

Time limit for deleting posts (in days)

Specifies the time limit for users to delete their posts. (The delete limit must be enabled)

Disable 'Last Edit' message for edits prior to time limit below

If checked, the 'Last Edit' message will not appear when modifying posts before the set time limit.

Time limit to modify posts without 'Last Edit' message (in minutes)

Specifies the time span where the 'Last Edit' message will not appear when modifying posts. (The 'Last Edit' limit must be enabled)



File Attachments

File Rename/Overwrite

Defines the action taken when an attachment is added with the same name as an existing attachment. The options are Auto Rename (attachment is uploaded with a modified name), Overwrite existing (remove the existing attachment and upload the new one), and Do not upload (stops attachments being uploaded if they share a name with an existing attachment).

File size limit for attachments in KB

Limit the size of attachments, in KB. 0 to disable (disallow).

Attachment directory size limit in KB

Limit the maximum size for the attachments directory, in KB. 0 to disable (disallow).

Allowed file extensions for attachments (ex: 'jpg gif bmp')

Only allow certain file extensions to be uploaded. Simply type in the extension suffix, with spaces separating them (jpg gif zip etc.)

Enable file extension check?

If unchecked, then all files are permitted to be uploaded, regardless of whether or not they have an extension that is not in the 'Allowed file extensions' list. Use with caution.

Display picture attachments in posts?

If checked, then picture attachments are displayed under the post without having to click on the attachment link.

Allow file attaching in posts?

If unchecked, then all attachments are disabled.

Allow guests to upload attachments?

If guests are allowed to post on your forum, this option allows guests to add attachments to their posts.



Error Logger

Enable Error Logging

Specify whether errors in the YaBB engine will be logged.

Allow for log rotation

Specify whether logs will be overwritten after a certain number of entries. This stops the log file from growing too large.

Number of entries before log rotation

If log rotation is enabled, specify the number of entries in the log file before the log is rotated.

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