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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 82 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 82 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 75 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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31 182 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 72 Last Post Jul 8th, 2015 at 4:46pm
By: Smirftsch
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conversion crippled chars
From my 2.5.2 board converted names and code snippets are having crippled (mangled) chars. 2.5.2 was using iso-8859-1 while new one now UTF-8 - which seems quite logical, but some messages, names and ...

Started Jul 7th, 2015 at 9:51am by Smirftsch
4 52 Last Post Jul 7th, 2015 at 7:22pm
By: Smirftsch
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Some suggestion improvements regarding installation and the page.
First off, don't take me wrong here, I don't want to annoy or offend someone , I just want to report some of the troubles I had during the installation.
Also, this seems to be the fitting place f...

Started Jul 6th, 2015 at 7:09am by Smirftsch
2 53 Last Post Jul 6th, 2015 at 2:37pm
By: Smirftsch
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How to move a category?
I have added a new category and need to move it up in the heirarchy.
I have gone to Admin/Categories and chose the category I want to move up, but I am then taken to the Boards section. I dont wa...

Started Jul 6th, 2015 at 8:28am by Nigs
1 37 Last Post Jul 6th, 2015 at 8:38am
By: Nigs
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Preview Button?
I am about to move my forum from 2.5.2 to 2.6.11, so far I am very happy with the new version and it seems quite some work has been put into that. Had quite some work with working out an entire new te...

Started Jul 1st, 2015 at 4:01pm by Smirftsch
4 56 Last Post Jul 2nd, 2015 at 4:12am
By: Smirftsch
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Yes I know not all bots are bad, some are even good.
Lately Bingbots are becoming a headache.
500 hits within one minute is a bit too much.
Is there anything I can do to slow or stop ...

Started Jun 18th, 2015 at 2:03pm by RonS2
1 49 Last Post Jun 18th, 2015 at 6:26pm
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
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26 277 Last Post Jun 17th, 2015 at 1:36pm
By: Dandello
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What File Generates the <title> meta tag in YaBB?
Years ago, I had customized my YaBB 2.4 forum so that the name of the forum wouldn't appear in the <title> meta tag for each post. I have just now updated to 2.6.11 and would like to do the same custo...

Started Jun 4th, 2015 at 11:24am by George Maschke
2 53 Last Post Jun 4th, 2015 at 3:39pm
By: George Maschke
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members becoming ex-members that arent
I have several users being shown as ex members, but they arent. But have all the files for the user in forum/Members, but the forum is showing up there posts as ex-member and they cant login.

Started May 13th, 2015 at 12:30pm by stooz
9 85 Last Post Jun 1st, 2015 at 8:36pm
By: Dandello
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Strange happenings in Global Moderator Access!
I was logged on as admin.
I checked one of the boxes in Global Mod Access Privileges and did Save Settings.
The check box I had just filled in did not have the desired effect when I tested i...

Started May 30th, 2015 at 7:26am by Johnfromhere
1 56 Last Post May 30th, 2015 at 12:58pm
By: Dandello
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Date format in Calendar.
Is there a way of altering the date format in the 'GO TO' and 'Add New Event' in the Calendar from Month Day Year to Day Month Year, please? (Default time format is set to '12th Jan, 2001 at 1:15pm)<b...

Started May 5th, 2015 at 11:42am by Johnfromhere
13 115 Last Post May 25th, 2015 at 3:42pm
By: Johnfromhere
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Incorrect Time Zone
Version 2.5.2
I cannot get either the dynamic date at the top of the page or posting date to display the correct date/time zone.  In the admin forum settings the forum time zone is shown correctl...

Started May 18th, 2015 at 8:13pm by bvj
2 52 Last Post May 22nd, 2015 at 8:59pm
By: bvj
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Poll privileges.
I run a small forum (2.6.11) and all members apart from me at the moment are "Full Member"s.
I wish to make a couple of the "Full Member"s able to see the actual votes in "Polls", not just the ru...

Started May 15th, 2015 at 12:24pm by Johnfromhere
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17 124 Last Post May 21st, 2015 at 1:00pm
By: Dandello
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Poll Display (again - but different!)
Having set up a poll with the answers:-
Yes I am available for yth November
No I am not available for xth November etc
The resultant display is at per the attached.  Max number of chara...

Started May 15th, 2015 at 4:02pm by Johnfromhere
6 68 Last Post May 19th, 2015 at 6:10am
By: Johnfromhere
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New Install YABB 2.6.11- Loaded but pages not formatted correctly
Hi Guys
I have just loaded a new installation of Yabb 2.6.11 and after running I finally logged in as admin but all the pages (except when I click on admin) came up in that unformatted l...

Started May 18th, 2015 at 1:17am by Boxerman
4 54 Last Post May 18th, 2015 at 10:10pm
By: Boxerman
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When logged in as forum administrator using Forum Configuration and Advanced Settings and File Attachments tab, I've altered the number of attachments allowed in a post from 1 to 2. The "settings subm...

Started May 9th, 2015 at 3:53pm by MorrisMinor
6 68 Last Post May 15th, 2015 at 1:46pm
By: Dandello
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Poll display.
Is it possible to have a 'linear' display of poll results rather than the pie, please, like in previous versions?  I can't find anywhere to alter the display.
Many thanks.

Started May 14th, 2015 at 10:41pm by Johnfromhere
1 36 Last Post May 15th, 2015 at 12:18pm
By: Johnfromhere
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Default Font Size in Posts
Have I missed a setting that changes the default font size in posts from 11 to a higher value? [some of our forum users are older and struggle to read size 11]
I know I could ask everyone to post...

Started May 13th, 2015 at 9:43am by MorrisMinor
1 30 Last Post May 13th, 2015 at 3:41pm
By: Dandello
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Making the most recent posts on forum default to 10
Is there a way to make the most recent posts on the forum default to just show 10 without the user having to select a number of posts that is in multiples of 8?  We recently upgraded to version 2.6.11...

Started May 10th, 2015 at 5:40pm by 7feet
4 71 Last Post May 12th, 2015 at 6:31am
By: Bill Myers
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Problem with Group Permissions.
I’m having a problem with Group permissions.
My forum has only two active Member Groups, Admin and Full Member.  I deleted the default Full Member under Post-Dependent Member Groups and added it ...

Started May 8th, 2015 at 5:38pm by Johnfromhere
7 53 Last Post May 10th, 2015 at 3:52pm
By: Johnfromhere
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Add New Category Problem
I am trying to add a new category in the Admin Centre under Forum Controls.
I enter all the necessary details on the form and save.
I return to the actual forum and the new category doesn't ...

Started May 6th, 2015 at 6:15pm by MorrisMinor
2 39 Last Post May 6th, 2015 at 11:53pm
By: Dandello
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Setting up email from forum.
I have just installed version 2.6.11 as a new installation and all is running fine except that I cannot get the email 'notifications' to work.  I have searched here and cannot find a solution.

Started May 5th, 2015 at 6:49am by Johnfromhere
3 46 Last Post May 5th, 2015 at 4:26pm
By: Johnfromhere
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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
4 50 Last Post May 5th, 2015 at 3:12am
By: moshen
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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 50 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
5 41 Last Post May 2nd, 2015 at 4:12pm
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 78 Last Post Apr 19th, 2015 at 3:25pm
By: Bill Myers
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