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Started Jul 14th, 2014 at 8:05pm by JonB
0 63 Last Post Jul 14th, 2014 at 8:05pm
By: JonB
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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
1 266 Last Post Jun 18th, 2014 at 1:44pm
By: vteams
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'Thanks' button
In order to keep forum from having replies that just say 'thanks'  etc, is it possible to implement a button where forum users can click 'thanks' as opposed to replying with just 'thanks'?<br...

Started Mar 23rd, 2014 at 6:27pm by bbb_uk
3 202 Last Post Mar 23rd, 2014 at 8:37pm
By: Elrick.
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Getting rid of the 'regular' Preview in 2.5.4
Ajax Live Preview works very well (with the exception of GreyBox which I'm sure Carsten, at some point, will get working.  Wink )
Now, it looks like 'regular' Preview was added for 2.5AE but with L...

Started May 28th, 2013 at 3:36pm by Dandello
3 1,095 Last Post May 28th, 2013 at 10:11pm
By: Bill Myers
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2.5.4 to/do list
  • Calendar
  • Timed banning
  • Admin choice to keep AddTab and Edit Tab visible
  • Enhanced anti-spam verification for Guest posting, password reset, Guest Event posting<b...

Bug Fixes
  • YaBB.js QuickLink bug
  • minlinkweb/buddy list bug
  • multiple words in alt tag bug
  • negative increment

Started Jan 24th, 2013 at 6:27pm by Dandello
4 1,491 Last Post Jan 27th, 2013 at 11:50pm
By: Dandello
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Help Wanted
Wanted - 2.4/2.5/2.5.2 users willing to go through the Admin Help files and write explanations and helps for the various Admin functions.
The Help Center helps haven't really been touched in age...

Started Dec 13th, 2012 at 5:15pm by Dandello
0 634 Last Post Dec 13th, 2012 at 5:15pm
By: Dandello
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Poll: Does anybody actually use this?
This refers to BoardIndex and the arrow that reveals a dropdown MessageIndex for the board in question. (Which, BTW, has to be vastly increasing load times for BoardIndex here.)

Started Dec 4th, 2012 at 4:03pm by Dandello
2 1,080 Last Post Dec 5th, 2012 at 12:21am
By: xnoddyx
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A humble suggestion regarding bug fixes.
No software is perfect and 2.5.2 undoubtedly has as yet undiscovered bugs. My suggestion - when a bug is found and there's a working bug-fix, let's use Board-Mod to help get it installed.

Started Oct 22nd, 2012 at 12:25am by Dandello
1 836 Last Post Oct 22nd, 2012 at 12:33am
By: westwegoman - Ex Member
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Poll: Which Mods?
These are just a small sampling of mods that might well be added to YaBB Next as part of the package, depending on how many people would like to have them. (Note that SpamFruits and Anti-Spam quiz are...

Started Jul 19th, 2012 at 11:00pm by Dandello
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71 16,694 Last Post Jul 25th, 2012 at 5:17pm
By: Bill Myers
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Test Files
Are there any simple test files which you could upload to cgi-bin and test Apache / Perl?
Would save time during trouble shooting, anyone wish to explore this further?

Started Feb 10th, 2013 at 12:49pm by depablo
4 1,176 Last Post Mar 28th, 2013 at 5:44pm
By: Dandello
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Highslide js
Been playing with this on another forum.
Opens attachments in an album format, very neat and would make a good addition to your forum if you use pictures.

Started Jan 7th, 2013 at 6:46pm by depablo
0 711 Last Post Jan 7th, 2013 at 6:46pm
By: depablo
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Generating Interest
I notice through Google there are actually hundreds of YaBB forums on the net. most of them have custom themes, maybe we should ask their admins if they would be interested sharing which may increase ...

Started Dec 14th, 2012 at 10:35pm by depablo
4 2,023 Last Post Dec 17th, 2012 at 12:36pm
By: xnoddyx
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Support Request Template?
Does YaBB have one? Do we need one?
Forum Version?
Server (windows / linux)?
Mods Installed?
etc etc
Just a thought  Smiley

Started Aug 4th, 2012 at 4:30pm by depablo
5 1,772 Last Post Oct 4th, 2012 at 4:10pm
By: JonB
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Driving Pople To Your Forum
RonS2 wrote on Dec 13th, 2013 at 4:03pm:
How are you planning to drive people to your forums?

This came out of another thread and I am interested in peoples views.
I myself am finding Facebook a serious threat to my forum.  I did s...

Started Dec 14th, 2013 at 10:59am by Derek Bullock (Ex Member)
5 1,010 Last Post Dec 22nd, 2013 at 2:07am
By: nelsa
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3 way Session Authentication
. . . . . . and the ability to remove that $%#@&$@ "Update Session" tab that keeps appearing  Embarrassed

Started Feb 11th, 2013 at 5:50am by Derek Bullock (Ex Member)
13 2,445 Last Post Mar 28th, 2013 at 2:30pm
By: Dandello
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YaBB's 'Wedge'
I firmly believe YaBB deserves and merits a larger 'Wedge' in the bulletin software scene and use. One among many pluses is the user-friendly design from both, Admins and users perspectives alike.<br ...

Started Mar 16th, 2014 at 1:14pm by Elrick.
4 552 Last Post Mar 17th, 2014 at 6:59am
By: Bill Myers
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can't access simviation forums
Hey, I am not sure if this is the right place to discuss this, but I don't know where else to turn, and I need help.  I am having trouble logging into the simviation forums.  Even after resetting my p...

Started Nov 18th, 2012 at 5:13am by Evan Popchock
4 1,428 Last Post Oct 17th, 2013 at 6:49am
By: Vikash Kumar munda
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Rebus -
~ tada ~  Wink

Started May 31st, 2014 at 2:45pm by JonB
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By: JonB
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We need screenshots of YaBB 2.6 to build articles and tutorials. We want to show off the new 'look & feel' plus new features and the newly-refitted Admin Center.
We need two kinds of screenshots....

Started May 8th, 2014 at 3:31pm by JonB
0 120 Last Post May 8th, 2014 at 3:31pm
By: JonB
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Code needed
The code should 'remotely execute' spammers.

Started May 4th, 2014 at 5:16am by JonB
0 58 Last Post May 4th, 2014 at 5:16am
By: JonB
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Fixing the YaBB Codex & Boardmod.
In my opinion, two parts of the Empire of YaBB are 'most broken' of all.  the YaBB Codex and Boardmod.  
At the moment, Boardmod is down, actually broken (it uses in-line custom PHP & a MySQL dat...

Started Apr 10th, 2014 at 3:37pm by JonB
10 2,162 Last Post Apr 30th, 2014 at 10:02pm
By: JonB
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Yesterday I got a Question --
We were testing uploading videos on a YaBB 2.6 Test Forum (not on
Take the opportunity
Some visually flashing point should indicate the presence of a vid as...

My Reply:

Started Apr 5th, 2014 at 6:44pm by JonB
0 1,211 Last Post Apr 5th, 2014 at 6:44pm
By: JonB
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"Just Sayin' "
This is what I needed to 'fix YaBB' back during the malware infestation - a YaBB tree - Linux/bash does not have a tree command AFAIK (watch I'll be wrong Tongue )
whatever -  Grin

Started Mar 28th, 2014 at 2:57pm by JonB
0 360 Last Post Mar 28th, 2014 at 2:57pm
By: JonB
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Here's a surprise for most (not yours truly)
Apache Market Share Falls in Netcraft October Web Server Survey
by Chris Burt on October 4, 2013
Microsoft has gained 16.5 million hostnames, while Apache has lost 1.8 million, according to ...

Started Mar 21st, 2014 at 10:23pm by JonB
0 120 Last Post Mar 21st, 2014 at 10:23pm
By: JonB
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YaBB's Dynamic Clock
I think 'What that Dynamic Clock represents' is a valid question.
My personal inclination is that it should be as close to 'post time' as possible - perhaps the right thing do do is also/or show...

Started Mar 17th, 2014 at 5:27pm by JonB
4 325 Last Post Mar 17th, 2014 at 11:22pm
By: Bill Myers
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ANOTHER quick Pop Quiz
Hints: Index Page, Look now

Started Mar 13th, 2014 at 1:04pm by JonB
8 390 Last Post Mar 13th, 2014 at 10:19pm
By: JonB
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Pop Quiz:
ho hints:  Lips Sealed  Good Luck  Smiley

Started Mar 12th, 2014 at 1:40am by JonB
2 201 Last Post Mar 12th, 2014 at 11:04am
By: JonB
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Should 'mark & quote' work when you are editing your own post?
AFAIK it does not at this moment.
If it did - how should it work?
Just a thought...

Started Mar 10th, 2014 at 8:46pm by JonB
9 471 Last Post Mar 12th, 2014 at 1:15am
By: JonB
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Load Time - reloaded
Bad pun - I know   Tongue
OK, I think I have a working theory on Initial Load times.
For anyone with a 'Position' (particularly on a forum with many boards -- like this one) that first load is g...

Started Mar 11th, 2014 at 4:42pm by JonB
1 166 Last Post Mar 11th, 2014 at 5:49pm
By: Bill Myers
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