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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.  There was a reason, just as beating your dog every time it acts ...

Started Feb 10th, 2015 at 10:45pm by JonB
1 670 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2015 at 12:26pm
By: JonB
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Like button
one of my fórum members has suggested that it would be good to have a 'Like' button for posts, as per Facebook I suppose.

Started Jul 26th, 2014 at 5:57am by AcuarioCat
5 178 Last Post Oct 11th, 2014 at 12:44pm
By: Red Barchetta
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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
3 398 Last Post Mar 23rd, 2014 at 8:37pm
By: Elrick.
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GMod permissions
Over at YaBBForumSoftware I granted some members GMod status so they could check out some proposed features for 2.6.2. They had some interesting observations concerning some newer Admin items not bein...

Started Feb 16th, 2015 at 9:49pm by Dandello
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23 560 Last Post Feb 19th, 2015 at 11:11pm
By: RonS2
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MoveSplitSlice needs some serious help
As in it's not intuitive and is generally fracked... Angry

Started Feb 11th, 2015 at 3:49pm by Dandello
6 4,253 Last Post Feb 11th, 2015 at 6:40pm
By: JonB
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Dandello's ToDo List
Some of these are works in progress for 2.6.2
  • PMs
    • Reply to all button
    • Replied to flag (and by whom) on Guest BMs
  • progress indicator on Registration
  • Convert 2.5AE template
  • Convert 2.4 te...

Started Nov 25th, 2014 at 3:28am by Dandello
0 78 Last Post Nov 25th, 2014 at 3:28am
By: Dandello
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Moved: 'Top but no Bottom Button?'
This Topic has been moved to Features for YaBB 2.6.2 by Dandello
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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 1,597 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 1,821 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
0 738 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 1,477 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
1 973 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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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 1,430 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
0 792 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 2,474 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 2,108 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)
5 543 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 3,399 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 1,570 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 1,945 Last Post Oct 17th, 2013 at 6:49am
By: Vikash Kumar munda
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Let's talk Copyright, Open Source and Licenses
When Dandello and I were (separately) trying to revive this project, we started discussing this group of issues and we drew some interesting conclusions.  Now that good progress is being made, it's ti...

Started Mar 13th, 2015 at 1:11pm by JonB
3 186 Last Post Mar 17th, 2015 at 12:46pm
By: JonB
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Coming Soon - SVN Management for Language Packs
Dandello and I are working out how to  use SVN for Language Packs.
This move will allow users/developers to 'peer into' and get automated diffs for language packs.
We are looking for for sev...

Started Jan 6th, 2015 at 6:10pm by JonB
4 380 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2015 at 6:41pm
By: JonB
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Apache and 'The Looming Tower'.
Out there, hidden way in the weeds of the internet is an awful, awful thing. FORTUNATELY, most ISP's have enough sense NOT to implement it.  The research says it is present on roughly 5% of all Apache...

Started Jan 2nd, 2015 at 7:10pm by JonB
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12 185 Last Post Feb 9th, 2015 at 8:56pm
By: JonB
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Building YaBB 2.6 Templates/Themes
I'm starting a new series on building themes and templates for YaBB 2.6.
First up - What goes into a theme and template and how they work.
Next - Basic resources to draw on (literally) - bui...

Started Dec 24th, 2014 at 3:11pm by JonB
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By: JonB
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Mirroring of YaBB resources
During the next few weeks we are going to actively work on creating more redundancy.  This will provide two things; more reliability (equipment and services) and flexibility (human resources and maint...

Started Dec 12th, 2014 at 5:07pm by JonB
3 100 Last Post Dec 21st, 2014 at 8:44pm
By: The Boy
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More YaBB Initiatives Coming.
Yes, it's a 'teaser'.

Started Nov 28th, 2014 at 4:37pm by JonB
1 97 Last Post Nov 29th, 2014 at 12:14pm
By: Bill Myers
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BoardMod reorganization.
Hello folks.
First some news, we will soon will be moving 'Boardmod is back' to a new server container for ; I'm still working out some details of the transition on our spare ser...

Started Nov 10th, 2014 at 8:42pm by JonB
2 70 Last Post Nov 11th, 2014 at 2:18pm
By: JonB
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