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Admin Approval of Registrations
Good morning all. This is probably quite simple and i am just not seeing it. Due to the spam we are following many of the suggestions, one of which is to utilize "pre-registration with email and email...

Started Nov 4th, 2011 at 1:50pm by deborahalves
2 521 Last Post Nov 4th, 2011 at 2:06pm
By: deborahalves
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Re: Moved: 'Forum Spam - Our Solution'
After discussing it with Andy (the author) I have moved the topic into a private board.
We will make it available to those with problems via PM.
Its a bit like knowing the algorithm to decod...

Started Nov 4th, 2011 at 1:14pm by JonB
0 342 Last Post Nov 4th, 2011 at 1:14pm
By: JonB
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Moved: 'Forum Spam - Our Solution'
This Topic has been moved to Support á& Moderation Concerns by JonB
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Slow posting - rest of forum runs fast
Hello,
We recently upgraded from YABB 2.2 to 2.5. Everything in the upgrade process went very smoothly. Since the upgrade, everything on the site works very well, *except* posting. It takes anyw...

Started Nov 2nd, 2011 at 8:14pm by pdunscomb
2 381 Last Post Nov 3rd, 2011 at 11:34pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
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File attachment option not there
I have a very small board that we use for internal project communication. It is version 2.5 AE.  I have google and searched this board and tried every trick I could find to allow the file attachment t...

Started Nov 3rd, 2011 at 5:21pm by dakotafig
This topic contains 1 attachment
3 515 Last Post Nov 3rd, 2011 at 6:20pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
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Can I turn off REGISTER
[size=14][color=#0000ff]Help! Spammers have hijacked our forum, Can I turn off the Register button for awhile in hopes they go away? I've already changed our validation process and no longer allow ...

Started Nov 3rd, 2011 at 6:12am by BigDon
3 552 Last Post Nov 3rd, 2011 at 1:54pm
By: AmishCake
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Site corrupted, need to restorem help to prevent?
Hello everyone,
I run http://www.AustinBoatForums.com and I noticed that there's something strange going on.
One of my latest posts returns this message:
Unable to open ./Boards/.txt<b...

Started Oct 30th, 2011 at 12:45am by AustinBoatForums
11 1,592 Last Post Nov 2nd, 2011 at 3:35pm
By: JonB
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guest access problem
I want to allow guest reading, and search engines to index the posts, but looks like some time in the past I deleted the guest membergroup somehow and is not there anymore.
how can I recover it? ...

Started Oct 29th, 2011 at 4:54pm by Neptuno
4 700 Last Post Nov 1st, 2011 at 6:31pm
By: Neptuno
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Changing User ID (Not just display name)
Is it possible to change the 'User ID' of a user, and not just the display name ??
Thanks in advance,
Daniel

Started Oct 27th, 2011 at 6:59pm by djblamire
4 754 Last Post Oct 31st, 2011 at 8:28pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
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Tiny pics in post
Hi!
I've just upgraded my yabb forum to the 2.5AE version and now the pics in the post appears really tiny. If you click over them they grow up but is possible to have them the same way than befo...

Started Oct 27th, 2011 at 4:30pm by Yabbero
4 955 Last Post Oct 29th, 2011 at 4:54pm
By: Yabbero
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Posts should be displayed only when allowed
Hello,
I have been looking through the YaBB documentation but couldn't find anything to solve my problem. I need to implement a very restrictive policy in my forum. Posts should be displayed onl...

Started Oct 28th, 2011 at 3:20pm by Protagonist
2 542 Last Post Oct 28th, 2011 at 7:07pm
By: JonB
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No login and no registration - Is this possible ?
NEWBIE and still undecided ... Quote:
I am currently looking into different forum softwares to add to our website.
However, the most important feature I need to confirm is whether I can set it up so tha...

Started Oct 26th, 2011 at 7:57am by Mosunshine (Ex Member)
4 741 Last Post Oct 26th, 2011 at 9:46pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
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problem deleting (lots) of spam registrations
I have tried a couple different ways of limiting registrations, but continue to get bombed with tons of fakes.  I am trying to clean out one site and there are about 15,000 bad registrations with zero...

Started Oct 22nd, 2011 at 3:31pm by bikenm
10 3,066 Last Post Oct 24th, 2011 at 3:06pm
By: Dandello
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Easy way to block non - US based registrations?
Apologies if the answer to this is already here - forum search is timing out on me. Like others, I've seen a dramatic uptick in spam in recent weeks. Is there a relatively easy way to limit registrati...

Started Oct 21st, 2011 at 2:22pm by codva
3 1,021 Last Post Oct 22nd, 2011 at 5:11pm
By: JonB
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Need help exporting member info
I have tried to find info on this and perhaps have looked for wrong terms.
We are running YaBB 2.2.3 - the Perl version on a private server. áThe client wants an export of all the users (email, r...

Started Oct 21st, 2011 at 12:09am by CompanyV
1 709 Last Post Oct 21st, 2011 at 8:58am
By: JonB
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quiz/test question at registration
I have a BB with discussions that pertain to an online computer game. It's not really a very busy board (3 posts in one week is high traffic with maybe two dozen registered users). The problem I have ...

Started Oct 20th, 2011 at 8:07pm by Joe Blaux
2 554 Last Post Oct 20th, 2011 at 8:17pm
By: Dandello
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CAPTCHA - How Do You Choose Characters Used?
I stopped using CAPTCHA (really liked the feature) because there was no way to make it not use the nightmare characters (il0o1, for instance).  I did some reading and found that by editing a php file ...

Started Oct 14th, 2011 at 6:42pm by Dahlgren
2 756 Last Post Oct 20th, 2011 at 8:03pm
By: Dahlgren
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Global Announcement
Hi
I am admin on a forum with uses Yabb 2.4 but I can't find an option anywhere to be able to make a global announcement to post on all of the boards. I notice at the bottom of the page it shows ...

Started Oct 19th, 2011 at 8:13pm by minimatt
3 610 Last Post Oct 20th, 2011 at 3:17pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
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Promote to Global Mod
Hi folks.  I know I asked this before.  Sorry to bother again.
I have Yabb 2.2 and would like to promote a couple folks to Global mods.  Someone once pointed to a tutorial that showed me how but ...

Started Oct 20th, 2011 at 3:34am by thymekiller
5 672 Last Post Oct 20th, 2011 at 4:07am
By: Derek Barnstorm
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Problem with all forum software - SEO backlinking

Started Oct 12th, 2011 at 2:39pm by JonB
8 3,257 Last Post Oct 19th, 2011 at 10:10pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
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Reports of problems with googiespell
I received a PM earlier asking if I knew if there were any reason the YaBB built-in spellchecker (googiespell) was not functioning on someone's servers.
I just had a chance to test on a productio...

Started Oct 17th, 2011 at 10:31pm by JonB
1 556 Last Post Oct 17th, 2011 at 10:46pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
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Changing page title of posts
How do you remove "Perl YaBB Forum" from the html page title of posts?
Having that added to the to the post title makes it a little confusing when it comes up in web search results.

Started Oct 16th, 2011 at 9:58pm by S.P.Robinson
3 584 Last Post Oct 16th, 2011 at 11:52pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
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Re: Yangtze Cruise
Hey Derek & JonB
The antispam features are not working here Shocked
Give that guy a ticket and put him on the cruise Roll Eyes
[IMAGE]

Started Oct 14th, 2011 at 10:08am by Elrick.
4 628 Last Post Oct 16th, 2011 at 8:24pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
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Adsense login via their parameters
Getting form spoofing error while trying to setup a google adsense login.
version 2.5ae
parameters  username, password
POST
URL is mysite and YaBB.pl?action=login2
form spoof ...

Started Oct 9th, 2011 at 2:11am by BloodyRue
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22 4,806 Last Post Oct 15th, 2011 at 10:03pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
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YaBB hanging my GoDaddy server with Mac clients
This is a strange problem:
If a mac browser (Safari or Firefox) is used to interact with YaBB, we get frequent server hangs.
This usually happens if I'm creating a new topic, or making edit...

Started Feb 19th, 2010 at 11:11pm by ddc
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22 12,526 Last Post Oct 13th, 2011 at 1:28am
By: JonB
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Setting registraion requirements
Trying to stop the massive spam registraions. Where do i find the "captcha filter" and where do I find the "why are you joining" field for new members?

Started Sep 30th, 2011 at 4:27pm by Jeff Walters
2 696 Last Post Oct 12th, 2011 at 7:22pm
By: Dahlgren
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yabb.cgi yabb.pl server errors
I am getting server errors from people looking for yabb.cgi and yabb.pl
is there some portion of  any of the yabb 2.5 files that would be calling them?
or are the people calling those files ...

Started Oct 12th, 2011 at 4:31am by BloodyRue
1 5,096 Last Post Oct 12th, 2011 at 3:13pm
By: Dandello
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Registration Bombardment
I'm getting tons and tons of bogus registrations in the last week or so. I run three YaBB forums, and two of them are getting around 50 a day, most of them with "reason for registration" being "cdefgh...

Started Sep 8th, 2011 at 10:37am by AmishCake
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24 5,100 Last Post Oct 11th, 2011 at 7:09pm
By: AmishCake
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False registrations
Hey everybody,
Thanks for responding to this "giant issue" of false registrations on my YABB forum. I have done the "anti spam" thing and nothing works. I block the IP's that show up and still no...

Started Sep 30th, 2011 at 4:02pm by Jeff Walters
1 514 Last Post Oct 11th, 2011 at 6:54pm
By: AmishCake
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My Website was deactivated
My hosting site deactivated my website today because the perl scripts were causing IO issues. áI asked them for more information and the following was emailed to me. I have no idea what I need to d...

Started Oct 3rd, 2011 at 8:04pm by ourinstantwin
8 1,990 Last Post Oct 5th, 2011 at 10:42pm
By: JonB
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