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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
6 159 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 95 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.

Started Oct 18th, 2014 at 3:20pm by Red Barchetta
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25 191 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 71 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...
I have tried it with both Chrome and IE, and the text and...

Started Oct 10th, 2014 at 11:22pm by Red Barchetta
3 65 Last Post Oct 10th, 2014 at 11:47pm
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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By: JonB
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6 109 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.á Consequently, users are assuming something is wrong and submitting mult...

Started Jun 15th, 2014 at 1:13pm by Jimboat
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By: JonB
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Adding/Deleting board moderators on 2.6.1
Dandello wrote on Sep 23rd, 2014 at 9:13pm:
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 90 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
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13 161 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, 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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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 68 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
I'm trying to upgrade my small forum from 2.5.2 to 2.6.0 and we are facing a strange issue :
-á index board can be display only for guest : when logged in, YABB.plá goes to "Error 50...

Started Sep 12th, 2014 at 8:15pm by Mediaephile
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23 204 Last Post Sep 16th, 2014 at 8:19pm
By: Mediaephile
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DateTime TimeZone
I've installed a working version of 2.6.0 and can't see to get the clock to work for different time zones.á The module checker within the Admin Center said to install DateTime::TimeZone, which I did a...

Started Aug 13th, 2014 at 11:06pm by griswold
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35 286 Last Post Sep 16th, 2014 at 4:24pm
By: griswold
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Forum Logo image
using Yabb 2.5.2, i changed code to our own Forum Image in the Yabb banner.  works fine in IE, but recently doesn't show my banner in Firefox. 
Funny, because for last couple of years, operated ...

Started Sep 13th, 2014 at 9:45pm by Jimboat
6 121 Last Post Sep 14th, 2014 at 2:38pm
By: Bill Myers
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Some problems with Board pictures
I commissioned someone to design some icons for my Forum to replace 'boards.png'. He sent them 100x100 (assuming they would resize automatically) and the site looked fine after I added th...

Started Sep 3rd, 2014 at 10:26am by Chess Publishing
9 222 Last Post Sep 8th, 2014 at 5:24pm
By: Bill Myers
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YaBB 2.6.1 Build 1560 messages?
Running Yabb YaBB 2.6.1 Build 1560
I deleted one board I created named "Event" and got this message:
Successfully removed board with ID: event
0 forsale 1 services 2 wanted 3 FASTBD 4 ...

Started Sep 7th, 2014 at 3:26pm by Red Barchetta
4 78 Last Post Sep 7th, 2014 at 5:25pm
By: Red Barchetta
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Backing up large forum stops prematurely
My client has a forum that has about 500+ MB of data, mostly attachments and user avatars.
Trying to backing up it using the integrated zip method silently aborts about 2 times out of 3 (sometime...

Started Aug 4th, 2014 at 3:55pm by Monni
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7 125 Last Post Aug 31st, 2014 at 2:32pm
By: Bill Myers
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YaBB 2.6: Multiple moves taking lots of RAM?
After upgrading my forum to 2.6, I thought it would be a good idea to start sorting around a few threads to sub-forums. But each time I try to use multiple move (i.e. in the thread index check say ...

Started Aug 27th, 2014 at 10:39am by ggn
4 94 Last Post Aug 29th, 2014 at 5:23pm
By: JonB
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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
14 194 Last Post Aug 25th, 2014 at 3:33pm
By: RonS2
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What happens if I remove/delete a Post Independent Group
I have a Post Independent Group that is no longer relevant with several hundred users in the group. What will happen to those members if I delete/remove the group. Will they simply revert to the appro...

Started Aug 22nd, 2014 at 2:00pm by Nick W
1 60 Last Post Aug 22nd, 2014 at 2:18pm
By: Dandello
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Forum stopped loading - hosting blaming a script.
Hi there,
A Yabb 2.5 AE forum that has been running for many years has suddenly stopped loading:
As you can see, all...

Started Aug 15th, 2014 at 9:21am by legrant
5 92 Last Post Aug 19th, 2014 at 2:58pm
By: Bill Myers
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What do I need to do when moving host?
I want to move host from 1&1 who are frankly useless and ignorant to say the least and go to 123.
In layman's terms can someone please tell me what I need to do to make the transition as smooth a...

Started Jul 21st, 2014 at 10:18am by Nigs
13 148 Last Post Aug 9th, 2014 at 1:25pm
By: Dandello
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Event Calendar
"Add event" button does garble both literal and HTML-entity text when not using UTF-8.

Started Jul 9th, 2014 at 6:06pm by Monni
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15 158 Last Post Aug 6th, 2014 at 4:28am
By: Dandello
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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 Plymouth Expat
6 115 Last Post Aug 2nd, 2014 at 8:24pm
By: Dandello
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Missing date and time in2.6
Several of my members have complained they cannot see the date and the of each individual post once logged in.
Apparently, the "posted on" field is not being filled and there is also no date and...

Started Jul 17th, 2014 at 1:49pm by Chess Publishing
5 107 Last Post Jul 21st, 2014 at 12:44pm
By: JonB
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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 Jul 10th, 2014 at 10:49am by AcuarioCat
4 107 Last Post Jul 18th, 2014 at 2:45am
By: Dandello
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Translation string in Profile.lng
$profile_txt{'92'} looks bad even in English...
It should be instead "View Profile of USER", with USER replaced with username... That way it works even with languages that need different word or...

Started Jul 17th, 2014 at 4:22pm by Monni
5 88 Last Post Jul 17th, 2014 at 7:01pm
By: Monni
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Post are being blocked as spam
I now have two members and only two that I am aware off that are having difficulty posting to our forum. They are getting the following error message
"Action not allowed: Our system has detected ...

Started Jul 16th, 2014 at 12:47am by TonyL
9 113 Last Post Jul 16th, 2014 at 7:31pm
By: Dandello
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