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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
1 667 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2015 at 12:26pm
By: JonB
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When to NOT use 'Rebuild Attachments'
Symptoms - the attachments are in their proper directory and can be accessed via direct linking but are showing as 'deleted' in the message thread.
DO NOT RUN 'Rebuild Attachments' from the Admin...

Started Aug 3rd, 2015 at 4:29pm by Dandello
0 31 Last Post Aug 3rd, 2015 at 4:29pm
By: Dandello
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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
0 167 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 4,558 Last Post May 5th, 2013 at 11:09pm
By: Dandello
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Video Resize
I did a number of searches of trying to find out a way to resize video's that I post on my board. I did find how to set image size to there original size but found nothing for video's.
As it look...

Started yesterday at 10:57pm by campage1
0 2 Last Post Yesterday at 10:57pm
By: campage1
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Verbose: No such file or directory
Yabb 2.4
Over the last couple of days I've been getting the following error
Unable to open ./Members/11.pre
Verbose: No such file or directory
It was easy to clear up, I just added...

Started Jun 8th, 2013 at 11:07pm by RonS2
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146 20,209 Last Post Nov 22nd, 2015 at 6:45pm
By: RonS2
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"Mark as Read" button stopped working
Not sure if our site was hacked or not but it went offline totally following a large increase in server resources episode, and after reinstalling a previous days backup we now have the site w...

Started Oct 29th, 2015 at 1:20pm by stuartsheppard
5 36 Last Post Nov 11th, 2015 at 5:53pm
By: Dandello
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Remote Server not available (Admin Center)
I get the following warning in the Admin Center -> Forum Statistics -> Miscellaneous:
Your Version/Current Version YOUR version: YaBB 2.6.11
Latest RELEASE version: Remote Server not available


Started Oct 27th, 2015 at 9:14am by megacd
1 16 Last Post Oct 29th, 2015 at 2:17pm
By: Dandello
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Missing Spanish accents and symbols after upgrading to 2.6.11
Hello, I just upgraded my old Yabb 2.5.2 forum to the brand new 2.6.11 version. I followed all the steps in the upgrading guide (clean installation, right chmods, run the conversion tool from the admi...

Started Oct 23rd, 2015 at 12:50pm by megacd
5 31 Last Post Oct 27th, 2015 at 8:23am
By: megacd
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Litespeed to Apache problems - Spoofing
Yesterday my host provider switched the server from Litespeed to Apache.
Some minor problems showed up and we resolved them quickly.
One problem we haven't figured out is members ...

Started Sep 29th, 2015 at 2:08pm by RonS2
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By: RonS2
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I just upgraded from V2.5 to current (2.6.2?) Everything appears to have gone fine with the upgrade. Customized the look, all good. I made one post tonight to the new forum, that went fine. Went to an...

Started Sep 29th, 2015 at 6:59am by Tanner
3 31 Last Post Sep 29th, 2015 at 5:02pm
By: Tanner
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Members "Banned" for no reason
Several members complain they are being "banned". None of the admin have taken this action.
Any ideas what may be triggering this change in member status?

Started Sep 27th, 2015 at 1:06am by gb3
1 29 Last Post Sep 27th, 2015 at 5:42pm
By: Dandello
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Guest/Anon area?
Is there a way that with out reducing security for the entire forum to set up a single message area that will allow Guests to post with out having to sign up as a member? I have tried to set up an are...

Started Sep 13th, 2015 at 3:54pm by Red Barchetta
7 37 Last Post Sep 16th, 2015 at 1:50am
By: Red Barchetta
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Can't Add New Moderator to Board - YaBB 2.5.2
I am trying to modify the Moderators on existing boards.  I go through the add Moderator dialog successfully and the name of the Moderator now appears in the list as expected.  However when I save the...

Started Aug 27th, 2015 at 9:40am by Nick W
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9 41 Last Post Aug 29th, 2015 at 12:34pm
By: Dandello
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Buttons keep disappearing (BUG?/GLITCH)
Hello all,
I've had my YaBB 2.4 forum installed since released (NO MODS)
been running well!
These days tho.. staff and members keep telling me, certain threads reply or quote buttons ke...

Started Aug 15th, 2015 at 2:06am by Lithtech
8 63 Last Post Aug 17th, 2015 at 7:14pm
By: Lithtech
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"invisible" posts
now after the update to 2.6.11 I noticed twice now that some topic became "invisible". It still can be found with search function, but it doesn't seem to appear anymore on the board. Is something like...

Started Jul 22nd, 2015 at 7:27am by Smirftsch
6 53 Last Post Aug 9th, 2015 at 10:50pm
By: Dandello
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Yabb 2.6.11 Forums Gone
I do not know what happened but now if I log out all I see is the forum stats and the forums are gone I need visitors to see the board.....It was there one minute and gone the next......

Started Aug 1st, 2015 at 11:18pm by Phil19
3 40 Last Post Aug 2nd, 2015 at 12:39pm
By: Phil19
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"Username already exists" --- I Can't Find Them (?)
A user contacted us via Facebook saying he had a hard time registering. I went to find his profile and it wasn't waiting approval and I couldn't find them as a member. I assumed he didn't complete the...

Started Jul 30th, 2015 at 2:35pm by CMG_Shannon
1 39 Last Post Jul 30th, 2015 at 3:32pm
By: Dandello
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Moved: 'mysterious ban'
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Changing 'File Paths' - Help/Questions
Hello there! (long time yabb user) my old account on here is L_ith
but seems broken...
Yabb Forum Software: YaBB 2.4
This is the problem i have.
I have two folders in ...

Started Jul 25th, 2015 at 11:05pm by Lithtech
4 48 Last Post Jul 26th, 2015 at 11:10pm
By: Lithtech
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Missing Thread after attempting to merge
One of the moderators on my forum was trying to merge two threads.  However this wasn't successful and now the new thread they were trying to merge with the existing one has disappeared.
I've fou...

Started Jul 25th, 2015 at 10:15am by djblamire
3 52 Last Post Jul 25th, 2015 at 8:15pm
By: Dandello
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Forum News Feature 2.6.11 Can't display
Anyone else having problems getting the "Forum News" to display? Come what may, the feature simply will not activate.
Like the feature a lot in earlier versions. Has something changed in 2.6.11 t...

Started Jul 10th, 2015 at 8:59am by gb3
5 64 Last Post Jul 25th, 2015 at 8:00pm
By: Dandello
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Template Missing? Omitted or a download issue
In the help section of the forum it says:
YaBB gives you the ability to quickly and easily add and/or modify the look and feel of your Forum. In order to access these functions, you must be logge...

Started Jul 24th, 2015 at 1:29am by gb3
4 46 Last Post Jul 25th, 2015 at 7:07pm
By: gb3
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Forum 2.5.2 issue
Hello, my forum, in the last couple of days, seems to have become corrupted slightly.
It's difficult to describe the problem that has arisen so I've included a screenshot. Can anyone help?

Started Jul 21st, 2015 at 7:21pm by ramjet
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1 46 Last Post Jul 21st, 2015 at 8:40pm
By: Dandello
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Moved: 'Printpage wasting white ink'
This Topic has been moved to YaBB Next Bugs [Fixed] by Dandello
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Template switch for mobile devices
I am not sure if I just missed something again, but is there a way for the users to switch quickly to another template?
Origin of that question is, I am using some kind of "virtual frameset", ent...

Started Jul 10th, 2015 at 7:32am by Smirftsch
5 72 Last Post Jul 11th, 2015 at 12:50pm
By: Dandello
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YaBB does not pass the Google Mobile Test!
Mobile should be first and at the forefront of the direction of YaBB.  Is it?
YaBB seems incompatible with Google's requirements

Since April 21, 2015 Google Search expanded its use of...

Started Jul 10th, 2015 at 8:54am by gb3
4 73 Last Post Jul 10th, 2015 at 4:45pm
By: Dandello
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RSS Feed updates
I have literally no idea about feeds, as I never used them for myself. However, the old 2.5.2 forum was showing feeds in some way although it seemed to be bugged in some way as well. Now with 2.6.11 I...

Started Jul 9th, 2015 at 7:19am by Smirftsch
6 65 Last Post Jul 10th, 2015 at 6:06am
By: Smirftsch
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Conversion problem from 2.5.2, Event Calendar in EditTabs gone
Well, as said in the topic already- in a dry run it worked fine, but after converting all data from my 2.5.2 board the selection of certain things in the EditTabs window is gone.
It neither put ...

Started Jul 4th, 2015 at 8:09am by Smirftsch
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31 172 Last Post Jul 9th, 2015 at 3:48pm
By: Smirftsch
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Sent E-Mails containing html code
no matter if sending over the forum or by users E-Mail Program, the Mail content got crippled somehow displaying html code:
<pre style="padding:5px 40px; box-sizing:border-box; -moz-box-...

I couldn't find any settings influencing this so far. Sorry for this "mass" attack of problems...
Registration mails look the same

Started Jul 7th, 2015 at 1:00pm by Smirftsch
8 68 Last Post Jul 8th, 2015 at 4:46pm
By: Smirftsch
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