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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
1 211 Last Post Jun 18th, 2014 at 1:44pm
By: vteams
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 1,543 Last Post May 5th, 2013 at 11:09pm
By: Dandello
underline feature broken
The underline feature is broken on my forum. I tried viewing the posts with different templates in case it was a colour issue.

Started Dec 16th, 2012 at 9:35am by freediver
10 2,634 Last Post Feb 5th, 2013 at 10:05am
By: freediver
 Board Topics
Topic hover not workingon IE 11
I just noticed that the topic hover does not work when using IE 11. On Chrome it's ok.

Started Today at 10:49am by AcuarioCat
1 6 Last Post Today at 1:32pm
By: Dandello
Event Calendar
"Add event" button does garble both literal and HTML-entity text when not using UTF-8.

Started Yesterday at 6:06pm by Monni
11 34 Last Post Today at 9:32am
By: Monni
I've got two cases where marking boards as read has failed with no rotating circle displayed...
Looking at the code, XMLHttpRequest is created in four places and for me they seem inconsistent. Fo...

Started Jul 8th, 2014 at 11:12am by Monni
13 41 Last Post Today at 3:53am
By: Monni
Finnish dates
In I had to change
for dates to look correct.

Started Yesterday at 8:53pm by Monni
0 4 Last Post Yesterday at 8:53pm
By: Monni
Email Tags (in Email.lng) Missing
Until I upgraded to 2.6 late last week, I had been using 2.5AE and had been very pleased with it. Upgrading to 2.6 seems to have improved on so many things, so was unsure why I was having problems wit...

Started Jul 8th, 2014 at 3:01pm by Devonshire Expat
4 26 Last Post Yesterday at 9:32am
By: Devonshire Expat
On mobile browsers, text size varies too much using default theme
Using either Lumia 900 or Galaxy 3 Mini, message body text is about 3 times bigger than other text using default theme. Seems to me there is some CSS feature that is buggy on mobile browsers, and coul...

Started Jul 7th, 2014 at 4:21pm by Monni
5 20 Last Post Jul 8th, 2014 at 5:28pm
By: Monni
Quick Preview
For some reasons if Quick Preview contains quotes, the quote date is garbled... It looks like it can't decide if it should use UTF-8 or the encoding set in language files.
For example:

Started Jul 6th, 2014 at 9:28am by Monni
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This topic contains 2 attachments
20 71 Last Post Jul 7th, 2014 at 6:01pm
By: Monni
Date formatting
In Finnish language, translation of month names differs slightly depending on if month or day comes first, or if day is omitted. Also month names are not usually capitalized unless it starts a full se...

Started Jul 7th, 2014 at 12:07am by Monni
This topic contains 1 attachment
9 35 Last Post Jul 7th, 2014 at 5:04pm
By: Monni
Frames - 2.6 wont open in a frame ??
I was running 2.5.2 before and it opened in a frames with no problem. my mane page has links in the top frame and all the links open in the bottom frame. When i installed 2.6 it will refr...

Started Jun 30th, 2014 at 3:28pm by eazy2001x
4 43 Last Post Jul 4th, 2014 at 2:56pm
By: Dandello
Odd balloon behaviour when logged in on 2.6
When logged in on my 2.6 Forum some of the balloons that appear when you hover over the boards.png icon on the Board Index are faulty, but if logged out these are all correct! Roll Eyes
Also, if I hove...

Started Jul 3rd, 2014 at 12:44pm by Chess Publishing
7 39 Last Post Jul 4th, 2014 at 2:32pm
By: Chess Publishing
No image next to attachment in 2.6
Have just upgraded to 2.6, and if there is an attachment on a post there is no image next to it, but a black box with a cross, and the properties are: .../Templates/Forum/default/, i.e no image file.

Started Jul 3rd, 2014 at 11:53am by Chess Publishing
7 36 Last Post Jul 3rd, 2014 at 7:26pm
By: Chess Publishing
Start New Topic screen won't close (Yabb 2.5.2)
When starting a new topic, the text entry screen remains after clicking on the <Post Message> button, the screen doesn't close.  Consequently, users are assuming something is wrong and submitting mult...

Started Jun 15th, 2014 at 1:13pm by Jimboat
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This topic contains 1 attachment
40 250 Last Post Jun 19th, 2014 at 8:01pm
By: JonB
Member Group Hierarchy
Is there a way to establish a hierarchy with member groups?
Let me explain what I'm looking for:
Members that donate to the upkeep are given a special Member Title, lets call it "Sponsor"<br...

Started May 22nd, 2014 at 3:53pm by RonS2
7 75 Last Post Jun 7th, 2014 at 6:59pm
By: Dandello
Ad under first post
I'd like an ad to be dispayed after the first post. Is there a way to realize it? I've found solution for phpbb, but not for yabb Sad

Started Jun 5th, 2014 at 7:01pm by MaxPower3000
1 36 Last Post Jun 5th, 2014 at 7:12pm
By: RonS2
Double entries
After a recent attack on my site, i got the forum back up and running, but in some areas there are double identical entries for a topic. Any idea how to fix this?

Started Jun 4th, 2014 at 3:06pm by VinceC
4 48 Last Post Jun 5th, 2014 at 5:40pm
By: Dandello
threads not updating
This seems to be a recurring problem in long threads. For example, when I post in this thread:
it should go to post #615 or higher (page...

Started Jan 13th, 2013 at 10:43pm by freediver
« Pages 1 2 3 4 »
56 7,817 Last Post May 31st, 2014 at 10:19pm
By: Dandello
News will not save
I am unable to save the "news" after editing, (top page).
having searched through the 33 pages on here I was unable to find anything on the News feature that helped.
When I try to save the "...

Started May 29th, 2014 at 12:23pm by trekwebmaster
4 63 Last Post May 30th, 2014 at 8:44pm
By: Bill Myers
Google Crawl Errors
I was ready to shut down this forum but John said not to.
Access denied errors
In general, ...

Started May 7th, 2014 at 11:43pm by donjusko
8 389 Last Post May 10th, 2014 at 12:56am
By: donjusko
CGI application not returning complete set of HTTP headers
Our website is returning the below message when we try to access our Forum boards and we don't know how to fix this.  
Error message when accessing Forums
CGI Error The specified CGI applicat...

Started Apr 29th, 2014 at 3:34pm by 7feet
« Pages 1 2 »
24 810 Last Post May 3rd, 2014 at 9:18pm
By: JonB
Visitors or guests unable to view forum
installed 2.5.2
Visitors or guests unable to view forum without registering, I don't want to enable posting, just viewing.
I have set members settings and general forum settings to allow vi...

Started Apr 27th, 2014 at 1:02am by fishaholics
3 158 Last Post May 2nd, 2014 at 10:14pm
By: fishaholics
Moved: 'Bug or a gremlin?'
This Topic has been moved to YaBB Next Bugs [Open] by Dandello
Does this ring any bells?
From a ''  e-mail
I hope you are the webmaster, I just want to get on to ask a question.
My forum is at,<...

[quote]Yes, I am the webmaster (and

Started Apr 13th, 2014 at 8:48pm by JonB
7 337 Last Post Apr 14th, 2014 at 3:09pm
By: JonB
Is there any way to send an auto Happy Birthday email to members?

Started Mar 28th, 2014 at 7:29pm by xpgu
1 116 Last Post Mar 28th, 2014 at 7:46pm
By: Dandello
Zero-Byte .vars File
I'm using what Stablehost calls an Enterprise Hosting, according to them its in between Shared and a VPS.
100 Accounts per ...

Started Mar 20th, 2014 at 6:53pm by RonS2
« Pages 1 2 »
29 2,818 Last Post Mar 22nd, 2014 at 1:33am
By: RonS2
Registered Member that is not yet validated
When I go to admin all I see is a letter A
Registration UserID:      A
Chosen screen name:      
Not validated email address:      
Chosen language:      
Coming from IP addre...

Started Mar 14th, 2014 at 12:57am by Bill 24
3 195 Last Post Mar 15th, 2014 at 3:04am
By: Dandello
unable to delete from the registration log
Hi all,
I have a quick question. Smiley I have a few spammers that I have been unable to delete from my registration log. The delete option does not exist. What is up with that, and how can I fix it?...

Started Mar 12th, 2014 at 12:48am by cmoreland
10 490 Last Post Mar 13th, 2014 at 10:21pm
By: RonS2
Recover "ex members"
In order to keep our user count somewhat "realistic" we have a policy on our forum to delete users who have not bothered to log in after a two year time period.  Occasionally someone returns from the ...

Started Mar 9th, 2014 at 12:05am by justin bowser
7 357 Last Post Mar 10th, 2014 at 4:09am
By: justin bowser
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