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Locked Global Announcement
Moderation Policy - Read & Heed
Thanks to all for your recent opinions, and those given to me in the past.
A. I waited for timed banning to work before using it.á There was a reason, just as beating your dog every time it acts ...

Started Feb 10th, 2015 at 10:45pm by JonB
1 308 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2015 at 12:26pm
By: JonB
Global Announcement
Update Session
For those who are NOT using their password as their Session Update answer, please go to your User CP and re-input your answer. We've changed how the answers are saved to avoid problems with non-Englis...

Started Jun 12th, 2014 at 11:51pm by Dandello
1 1,340 Last Post Jun 18th, 2014 at 1:44pm
By: vteams
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Registration Error Codes
You've seen them in your Errorlog and now you need to know what they mean.
  • The 'We don't serve your kind here'  comes from the honeypot - meaning they filled in a formfield that is in the c...

I'll post more as

Started Oct 18th, 2014 at 9:30pm by Dandello
0 113 Last Post Oct 18th, 2014 at 9:30pm
By: Dandello
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Attachments security issue
This has been brought to our attention by John Lightsey. There is a reported vulnerability involving text file (*.txt) attachments where Perl code in the file can actually be run by the server rather ...

Started May 2nd, 2013 at 4:15pm by Dandello
4 4,079 Last Post May 5th, 2013 at 11:09pm
By: Dandello
 Board Topics
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Help with installing mods.
I have just installed Yabb 2.6.11 and it seems to be running fine.
I should like to install Xonder's Recent User list mod but I cannot find out what is the current version of the Boardmod applica...

Started May 2nd, 2015 at 12:16pm by Johnfromhere
2 19 Last Post May 2nd, 2015 at 9:20pm
By: Johnfromhere
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Strange behaviour when updating board data
Hi Guys,
I have followed all of the instructions moving from 2.5.4 to 2.6.11 and everything has gone smoothly with the transfer and re-indexing etc.  Smiley
The board was running fine, however, ...

Started May 1st, 2015 at 5:34pm by stuartsheppard
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5 16 Last Post May 2nd, 2015 at 4:12pm
By: Dandello
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How to make a board "invisible"
Please tell me how to make a Board temporarily not show up, but not delete all the posts from that Board?
I see an option to cut a board from the interface, but it's not clear to me whether or no...

Started May 2nd, 2015 at 1:18am by moshen
1 9 Last Post May 2nd, 2015 at 3:34am
By: Dandello
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How can I create a new section for my BB?
Hi all,
Our YABB was finally updated to the most recent version.
One of our recently appointed Global Mods has posted a whole string of relevant posts under a general heading of our existing...

Started Apr 18th, 2015 at 1:21am by BatDude
3 52 Last Post Apr 19th, 2015 at 3:25pm
By: Bill Myers
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Attachments Settings
Via Broadcast PM
Quote:
I am an admin for the Allante Club of America forum. I cannot find a way to get in touch with Yabb's tech support. I am not sure if this is the way to go or not. If not, pleas...

In most reent YaBB

Started Apr 13th, 2015 at 7:46pm by JonB
3 28 Last Post Apr 14th, 2015 at 5:56pm
By: JonB
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Spam Fruits error
I don't know if this error was present before I moved to my new host or not but my spam fruits is messed up on the Register page.
All paths are correct as I have previously forgot to change them ...

Started Feb 18th, 2015 at 11:12pm by SimpleSimon
4 66 Last Post Apr 13th, 2015 at 4:32pm
By: SimpleSimon
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Attachment file extensions
Is there any harm in adding ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, c, cpp, java file extensions to the list of allowed file types?

Started Apr 10th, 2015 at 10:05am by TechieOnWork
1 51 Last Post Apr 10th, 2015 at 1:31pm
By: Dandello
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What might cause Detailed Version Check to fail?
Version 2.6.11
Looks like the processing failed

Started Apr 7th, 2015 at 4:06pm by JonB
This topic contains 4 attachments
13 112 Last Post Apr 9th, 2015 at 4:17pm
By: JonB
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My Forum is too slow
Hi
My forum is hosted on Apache for windows on my own server.
If I open forum link from some other network PC, Its too slow.
But If I open form on the server itself. Its pretty fine.<br...

Started Mar 31st, 2015 at 5:29am by TechieOnWork
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15 124 Last Post Apr 6th, 2015 at 2:35pm
By: Dandello
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several issues
Hi,
I'd like to ask you for help with further issues on my freshly installed 2.6.11 version:
1) While writting PM the counter says that there're still some character remaining (ex. 19). Howe...

Started Mar 27th, 2015 at 1:35pm by shodam3
2 62 Last Post Mar 28th, 2015 at 7:52pm
By: shodam3
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User ID Field Not Filled Out
Recently installed the forum and had added boards and members. Everything has been running smooth until today. Now, everyone gets this message including me (admin) when trying to login or request pass...

Started Mar 27th, 2015 at 5:05am by gestedatha
2 27 Last Post Mar 27th, 2015 at 6:05am
By: gestedatha
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can't edit any posts
Hi,
I've just upgraded my forum from 2.3.1 to 2.6.11 version (converted files, updated template, translated language files), restarted it AND I hit the problem that I can't edit any posts. Meanin...

Started Mar 19th, 2015 at 9:51pm by shodam3
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17 144 Last Post Mar 23rd, 2015 at 7:24pm
By: Dandello
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Post Actions permitted
I'm seeing a similar issue, but for me it's intermittent.
In some cases, when I view a thread, each post only has only two buttons: Quote and Print Post.
Each time I've seen this, I've been...

Started Mar 20th, 2015 at 1:29pm by c5karl
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18 113 Last Post Mar 21st, 2015 at 2:04pm
By: Dandello
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On Outlook.com -> No email verification received
Hello All
I tried to register on my forum using several Mail service providers (Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook).
All email verifications were received on Gmail and Yahoo , but never on Outlook even i...

Started Mar 11th, 2015 at 1:08pm by alqutob
2 40 Last Post Mar 11th, 2015 at 4:12pm
By: Bill Myers
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Welcome Email with extra different password ( Not Random )
Hello All
In the Admin Center -> Registration
1. I selected the registration scheme for the forum to be :
á á Pre-registration with e-mail membership activation.
2. I ignored E-mail Random Password to<br ...

Started Mar 10th, 2015 at 10:18pm by alqutob
This topic contains 3 attachments
8 55 Last Post Mar 11th, 2015 at 5:03am
By: Bill Myers
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Member stuck in awaiting approval
Hello everyone!
I've been at this for a few hours with no luck.á I'm hoping someone here might have an idea.
We are running 2.5.2 with Pre-registration with e-mail activation & admin approva...

Started Mar 2nd, 2015 at 2:02am by CrailAtWork
« Pages 1 2 3 »
This topic contains 1 attachment
44 396 Last Post Mar 8th, 2015 at 1:24am
By: Bill Myers
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last post characters count in the board index
Hello All
The last post characters count in the board index (English characters) are enough to intreduce the topic subject, but when using arabic charcters in the my traslated version, they Shrin...

Started Mar 7th, 2015 at 4:49pm by alqutob
This topic contains 5 attachments
4 42 Last Post Mar 7th, 2015 at 11:20pm
By: alqutob
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Mobile Version and Converting Question
About 3 years ago I left the YaBB 2.5 version to go to IPS, largely because my users wanted a mobile version for their phones. Will there eventually be a mobile version here? I still run a small YaBB ...

Started Mar 7th, 2015 at 3:05pm by genghis
2 33 Last Post Mar 7th, 2015 at 4:57pm
By: JonB
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'Rogue' .msg files
Hello all,
I'm working on a Yabb update and the client has tens of thousands of .msg files in the members folders.
Currently there are over thirty-three thousand of them. 
They mostly ...

Started Mar 6th, 2015 at 11:02am by legrant
1 33 Last Post Mar 6th, 2015 at 2:42pm
By: Dandello
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Anti-spam Questions Reflection on Password reminder
In the Admin Center,á I enabled Anti-spam Questions on Forgot Password and everything is going OK with this feature until I was logging in as Administrator and viewing a user profile .
At the bot...

Started Mar 3rd, 2015 at 6:22pm by alqutob
This topic contains 2 attachments
1 41 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2015 at 7:05pm
By: Dandello
Very Hot Topic (More than 25 Replies)
Board Errors
Third time this happened in three months
Easy fix, I just rebuild the message index
I checked my error logs and can't find anything that might be causing the error.
No unusual traffic, ...

Started Feb 4th, 2015 at 3:14pm by RonS2
« Pages 1 2 3 4 »
This topic contains 7 attachments
47 100 Last Post Feb 28th, 2015 at 8:00pm
By: RonS2
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Gender on registration ( Reuired / Optional ) problem
Hello all
In the Admin Center , if I make Gender on registration = Required
then the Gender Field does not appear in the registration form.
And if I make Gender on registration = Optional
then the Gender Field appears in the registration fo...

Started Feb 27th, 2015 at 2:35pm by alqutob
This topic contains 2 attachments
6 98 Last Post Feb 27th, 2015 at 10:45pm
By: Dandello
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Validation Image (Code) on registration
In the Admin Center , if I make Validation Image (Code)  = 5
then the Verification Code on the registration form = 6 characters
Any explain . please
Thank you

Started Feb 27th, 2015 at 3:29pm by alqutob
This topic contains 2 attachments
3 44 Last Post Feb 27th, 2015 at 8:18pm
By: Bill Myers
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CGI-timeouts for no apparent reason
Just passing this along.
Symptoms - Members report forum is unreachable. The Apache error log reports a CGI timeout related to YaBB.pl. something on the order of: [CODE] Problem clears up when Apache is sto...

Started Feb 24th, 2015 at 11:42pm by Dandello
1 43 Last Post Feb 25th, 2015 at 3:14pm
By: Dandello
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Fixed Menu
I realize there's an existing topic about YaBB's fixed menu here, but I didn't want to muck it up with my query about turning it on and off if that's possible.
Is there an option in the 2.6.11 ve...

Started Feb 24th, 2015 at 2:59pm by Bill Myers
5 88 Last Post Feb 24th, 2015 at 10:48pm
By: Dandello
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