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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
1 933 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 37 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 2,375 Last Post May 5th, 2013 at 11:09pm
By: Dandello
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Template is white
Entering the site the Template is white with no images, when i click home it goes to the default template, or at at least for me it does....others say different...
www.valleychatter.co
Any i...

Started Today at 5:20am by THEWISEOLDOWL
2 17 Last Post Today at 2:32pm
By: Dandello
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I'm totally stupid I think
I have been fiddling about with ftp for a week trying to get a forum onto my server, I h.ave read about every online guide there is and still having no luck.
I even resorted to trying php forums ...

Started yesterday at 10:07pm by trekwebmaster
8 33 Last Post Today at 1:46am
By: Dandello
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Forum no longer Working (via Facebook)
This is a question that came in via Facebook concerning a non-functional YaBB forum.  The original question came from (presumably) the Forums Current admin.
I (JonB) tested it yesterday - and imm...

Started Nov 13th, 2014 at 10:27pm by JonB
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25 212 Last Post Dec 16th, 2014 at 2:10am
By: xnoddyx
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Add and remove moderator status
I have a member on my forum who has chosen that they no longer wish to be a moderator due to not having enough time.
I have removed their status and they are now just a standard member, but the w...

Started Dec 15th, 2014 at 11:30am by Nigs
2 29 Last Post Dec 15th, 2014 at 3:47pm
By: Nigs
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Forum members suddenly Ex-Members
I help with a YaBB 2.4 forum. I KNOW it's old. Owner isn't ready to upgrade.
Anyway, in the last couple days, two of our moderators are coming up suddenly as Ex-Members, through no doing of their...

Started Dec 11th, 2014 at 8:14pm by shooter56
2 27 Last Post Dec 12th, 2014 at 3:47pm
By: JonB
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Falling Yabb Membership
Our forum is gradually loosing more and more members due to social media and the ease of posting photos and video from a smart phone compared to the forums more lengthy methods.
At the rate it's ...

Started Dec 10th, 2014 at 1:55pm by trekwebmaster
3 52 Last Post Dec 10th, 2014 at 6:19pm
By: Bill Myers
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RSS Problem (via Facebook)
Hello, i need help with the RSS function. It was working fine but stop working. Look like a user name or e-mail address error. We changed already is e-mail address without success. http://www.cj3apage...

Started Nov 26th, 2014 at 2:00am by JonB
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16 106 Last Post Nov 26th, 2014 at 6:13pm
By: Dandello
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Possibly ruined everything..
I (not so recently) inherited a forum from a friend. I attempted to preserve the forum as it was, as an archive, and downloaded the existing "tarball" I think it was called? Shortly after, my HDD died...

Started Nov 20th, 2014 at 4:58pm by Nanda
6 58 Last Post Nov 21st, 2014 at 3:31pm
By: Nanda
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New Message Bullet
If I  visit the forum, any boards with new messages will have a bullet showing it has unread posts. If you open the board you may find that it has two or more post that have new messages. If you open ...

Started Nov 20th, 2014 at 1:17pm by TonyL
2 28 Last Post Nov 20th, 2014 at 4:20pm
By: TonyL
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Error using TLS email configuration
Hi everyone!
I did try using the search functionality before posting here, but I had no luck.  I was first introduced to YaBB 10 years ago, loved it then, and re-found it last year to set up foru...

Started Nov 17th, 2014 at 12:33pm by CrailAtWork
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12 107 Last Post Nov 18th, 2014 at 10:23pm
By: JonB
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Broadcast Message popup won't go away
I have YaBB version 2.2.1
http://www.ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl
I recently appointed a global admin. He got a notification for all the past broadcast messages. He deleted them all, but he s...

Started Nov 29th, 2011 at 10:10am by freediver
4 734 Last Post Nov 18th, 2014 at 6:53pm
By: TonyL
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Problem with Favicon
I need some information about html forum files.
In which file I can find information about the yabb logo file location and link (/public_html/yabbfiles/Templates/Forum/default/yabblogo_26.png) ?<...

Started Nov 5th, 2014 at 10:40pm by Varus
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5 94 Last Post Nov 8th, 2014 at 1:36am
By: Bill Myers
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Frames - 2.6 wont open in a frame ??
Hello,
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
6 131 Last Post Oct 30th, 2014 at 2:55pm
By: Dandello
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Admin Center Permissions?
I am running version 2.5AE for a few years now.
A few minor issues have developed over time which I have left unresolved due to my limited know-how!
However the most recent problem is more s...

Started Oct 16th, 2014 at 9:11am by ajchis
5 69 Last Post Oct 25th, 2014 at 10:33pm
By: Dandello
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Reason for registration failure?
Is it possible to get a more expanded reason that the users registration process failed?
From my error log:
Oops - we don't serve your kind here.
http://redshost.com/sfcm/YaBB.pl?board...

Started Oct 18th, 2014 at 3:20pm by Red Barchetta
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25 168 Last Post Oct 20th, 2014 at 1:01am
By: Bill Myers
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Error when editing more than one message board
I started getting this when I was trying to edit more than one board. In this case, I added Board images to 2 boards.
System Information
Could not open a new file on the server, check the pa...

Started Oct 12th, 2014 at 4:13pm by Red Barchetta
3 54 Last Post Oct 13th, 2014 at 2:48pm
By: Dandello
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Graphics in board header
I have added some pictures to some board headers, but the look is not as I had expected...
http://redshost.com/sfcm/YaBB.pl?board=tv
I have tried it with both Chrome and IE, and the text and...

Started Oct 10th, 2014 at 11:22pm by Red Barchetta
3 49 Last Post Oct 10th, 2014 at 11:47pm
By: Dandello
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Event Calendar
Show "Disable username-link" checkbox to:
I have this option set for Moderators and Admins, and even tried All Members, but do not see it when adding entries to the Event Calendar.

Started Oct 10th, 2014 at 2:00am by Red Barchetta
2 45 Last Post Oct 10th, 2014 at 2:32pm
By: Dandello
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SMTP Email
Just found out my forum is not sending out emails when a new user registers. Yes, I have it set to do so. Too bad there is not a "Test" button so you do not have to make a change, exit setup, sign in ...

Started Sep 11th, 2014 at 1:54am by Red Barchetta
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69 573 Last Post Oct 5th, 2014 at 4:23am
By: JonB
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Can't read PMs ... Get not implemented?
Have recently spotted a problem on all my forums, which keeps me from reading any text messages. No idea how long it may have been around, because my forums are so quiet these days, nobody is sending ...

Started Sep 30th, 2014 at 2:45pm by batchman
10 94 Last Post Oct 2nd, 2014 at 3:47am
By: batchman
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6 93 Last Post Oct 2nd, 2014 at 12:43am
By: WestwegoMan
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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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42 402 Last Post Sep 29th, 2014 at 1:47pm
By: JonB
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Adding/Deleting board moderators on 2.6.1
Dandello wrote on Sep 23rd, 2014 at 9:13pm:
Edited:
We made adding Moderators a LOT easier in 2.6x.  Wink

Yes, and 2.6.1 is great, but I have a few minor caveats:
The Add/Delete moderators link on the individual boards works well for adding mod...

Started Sep 27th, 2014 at 9:01am by Chess Publishing
5 77 Last Post Sep 27th, 2014 at 7:54pm
By: Chess Publishing
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How can I move a member to be a moderator?
I have searched but have not found how to move a member of the forum I moderate to also be a YaBB Moderator.
I have YaBB Administrator access, but I need to move a post dependent member to be a b...

Started Sep 23rd, 2014 at 8:44pm by BatDude
This topic contains 4 attachments
13 149 Last Post Sep 26th, 2014 at 4:57pm
By: JonB
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Perl on Win Server 2008 x64 - Missing .pm files?
Downloaded and installed perl 5, version 16, subversion 3 (v5.16.3) built for MSWin32-x64-multi-thread from ActiveState.com, but notice according to YABB, several of the modules are missing. Using ( h...

Started Sep 7th, 2014 at 5:16pm by Red Barchetta
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19 135 Last Post Sep 17th, 2014 at 9:19pm
By: Dandello
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Post speed allowed : long wait posting reply
I am using 2.5.2
With the anti-spam setting "Post speed allowed" set to 120 seconds I was getting long delays modifying a post and complaints from people trying to post replies. Symptom was "Wait...

Started Sep 16th, 2014 at 9:48pm by EricJo
2 64 Last Post Sep 16th, 2014 at 10:52pm
By: Bill Myers
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(upgd 2.5.2 to 2.6.0) Now, only guest can display the index board
Hello,
I'm trying to upgrade my small forum from 2.5.2 to 2.6.0 and we are facing a strange issue :
-  index board can be display only for guest : when logged in, YABB.pl  goes to "Error 50...

Started Sep 12th, 2014 at 8:15pm by Mediaephile
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23 193 Last Post Sep 16th, 2014 at 8:19pm
By: Mediaephile
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