YaBB 3 Features, Changes, and Fixes Implemented YaBB 3 Features, Changes, and Fixes Implemented
These are the features, data changes, and bug fixes made for the upcoming YaBB 3 beta release.
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Global Announcement
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
1 721 Last Post Jun 18th, 2014 at 1:44pm
By: vteams
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[Info] YaBB Bug Fixes Board
[b]This board contains the "Beta" Bug Fixes and Features that are intended to be included in the "next" release of the YaBB Forum Software.
[color=#ff0000]Do NOT use any of the files uploaded ...

(Captain John/OH Eng)

[u][b]If you want to contribute to YaBB by testing the actual beta version,
we offer

Started Jun 6th, 2009 at 8:03pm by deti
0 4,025 Last Post Jun 6th, 2009 at 8:03pm
By: deti
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Perl 5.12 .. 5.16 Patches for ModuleChecker.pl Backup.pl
The syntax is the same fix: the qw() calls need to be parenthesized. The Exact search text is different as the arguments are different.
in ./Admin/ModuleChecker.pl
search for:
[CODE perl]
replace with
[CODE perl]

Started Aug 21st, 2012 at 12:22am by JonB
0 1,809 Last Post Aug 21st, 2012 at 12:22am
By: JonB
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Backup.lng fix
in Backup.lng find:
Replace with:

Started Feb 7th, 2012 at 12:22pm by BloodyRue
1 1,475 Last Post Feb 7th, 2012 at 1:12pm
By: Jet Li
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Disable user's ability to change display-name
In some situations it is necessary to disable users to rename themself.
I ask for "disable users to change displayname - only admin can do that" checkbox in Admin center.

Started May 8th, 2009 at 5:12pm by AntonioK
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24 13,593 Last Post Sep 4th, 2011 at 8:02pm
By: kavariel - Ex Member
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UTF-8 support
I've familiarized myself a bit with the internals of Unicode and the UTF-8 encoding. Good references on the subject I've found:

Started Jan 29th, 2011 at 5:06pm by Michael Prager
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16 6,130 Last Post Apr 14th, 2011 at 1:30pm
By: blackcatnc
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ICQ online status symbols - new links?
As you may have noticed, the actual links to the ICQ status icons (flowers) don't work anymore.
Does anyone have the actual links?

Started Mar 19th, 2011 at 2:01pm by Homer J. S.
7 5,783 Last Post Mar 20th, 2011 at 10:10am
By: Jet Li
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Y3 default.css states in header:
/* This is the css file for YaBB 3.0 Admin Center */

Started Mar 6th, 2011 at 4:38am by Captain John (Ex Member)
1 1,925 Last Post Mar 6th, 2011 at 9:30am
By: Jet Li
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Test dynamic ajax MessageIndex
Hey guys,
I suggested this a while ago for how to revolutionize the newest version of yabb. You can test it out on the dev forum:
Hit ...

Started Dec 15th, 2010 at 5:15am by Unilat
14 4,713 Last Post Jan 6th, 2011 at 4:12pm
By: Jet Li
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Endless loops in YaBB?
can someone test something for me (I have no test forum at the moment)?
- You move a thread to other board
- You do not delete the "Moved to" message in the first board
- You m...

Started Nov 10th, 2010 at 5:49pm by deti
9 5,587 Last Post Dec 26th, 2010 at 12:41pm
By: Jet Li
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Pop Up Post Page
This is in conjunction with my drop down Message Index.
When you click to start a new topic the post page is brought conveniently into a facebook-style popup. This took some real engineering and ...

Started Dec 17th, 2010 at 7:06pm by Unilat
7 4,701 Last Post Dec 23rd, 2010 at 12:48am
By: Unilat
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Sub Boards
Fixed problem with subboard parent drop down in admin center so now Corey should be able to create subboards. Internet Explorer was the culprit, go figure.

Started Jan 10th, 2011 at 2:52am by Unilat
10 3,366 Last Post Dec 18th, 2010 at 4:08pm
By: Unilat
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Firefox close QuickLinks and PostTools
Firefox was throwing errors when trying to close either QuickLinks or Post/ThreadTools by clicking anywhere on the page.
Fix is to add the highlighted in YaBB.js:
[CODE javascript]
And further down change the highl...

Started Dec 17th, 2010 at 8:34pm by Unilat
0 2,011 Last Post Dec 17th, 2010 at 8:34pm
By: Unilat
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[SVN] New install - Test Zone forum index bug
On a newly-installed SVN forum (using the very latest SVN today), the Test Zone forum seems to have a bug: none of the posts made in that forum show up in the Board Index!  They will show up in the Me...

Started Jun 25th, 2009 at 11:11am by cepheid
6 5,878 Last Post Nov 26th, 2010 at 4:07pm
By: Jet Li
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Disable user's ability to delete themself
On the big forums admins fight with the user's clons. But YaBB allows users to delete themself in the profile. So, when bad-bad some user needs to "start from the beginning again", he just delete his ...

Started May 8th, 2009 at 5:06pm by AntonioK
« Pages 1 2 »
18 11,852 Last Post Feb 25th, 2010 at 5:36pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Moderate from search results
Right now, the search results screen displays posts and allows me to reply or get notification within the search page... but I can't do any moderation, like deleting or splicing posts.
It would b...

Started May 20th, 2009 at 5:23am by cepheid
2 3,439 Last Post Jan 10th, 2010 at 7:34am
By: cepheid
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Smilies in Censored Words?
Since upgrading to 2.4, I can no longer use Smilies in the censored words list.  I have a the smiley [IMAGE] set as :bleep in the Add More Smilies list (which works fine), but this:

Started Aug 23rd, 2009 at 6:30pm by CaysE
2 4,068 Last Post Aug 27th, 2009 at 4:36am
By: Jet Li
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Forum Jump >>
The Forum Jump feature located at the bottom of these forum pages is an important part of this software.  It will be beneficial to have it displayed both at the top and bottom of the page, since page ...

Started Jun 17th, 2009 at 5:10am by Zoro
6 6,114 Last Post Aug 13th, 2009 at 10:22am
By: deti
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Add EventCalendar

Add of EventCalendar-Mod to SVN.
If you don't do a fresh install or upgrade from <= Y 2.4, you need to add:
push(@AdvancedTabs, 'eventcal','birthdaylist');
at the end of your Settings.pl (before the "1;")
Then please help finding the bugs.  Smiley
Don't forget to clear your browser cache before you start testing!!!

Started Jul 3rd, 2009 at 1:00am by deti
« Pages 1 2 3 4 »
57 23,796 Last Post Jul 19th, 2009 at 5:31pm
By: Jet Li
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Email line spacing
If you send an email to users from the Admin Center, the email has extra line breaks in it. For example, I sent 3 paragraphs, each with a blank line in between.  The resulting email sent had 3 blank l...

Started Jul 15th, 2009 at 1:37am by Corey Chapman
3 3,191 Last Post Jul 18th, 2009 at 6:51pm
By: Jet Li
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Split topic with multiple pages
If you split a topic with multiple pages and don't split enough posts to actually make a second page (such as 1 post), YaBB refreshes the page with the new topic containing those posts (correctly) but...

Started Jul 15th, 2009 at 12:14pm by Corey Chapman
This topic contains 1 attachment
1 3,852 Last Post Jul 17th, 2009 at 1:03pm
By: deti
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Check usernames when registering
I have 20,000 registered members.  My new users are complaining about how hard it is to register now because all the common, popular, and even some unusual usernames are already in use.  They almost g...

Started Mar 5th, 2009 at 1:12am by Jennie123
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45 21,300 Last Post Jul 13th, 2009 at 3:11am
By: Unilat
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[SVN] Guest Language Selection issue
As guest, if I select a language, its reload page but reset the selection.

Started Jul 8th, 2009 at 6:34pm by Jet Li
2 3,110 Last Post Jul 8th, 2009 at 8:35pm
By: Jet Li
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admin email incorrect after setup
Since I'm gearing up for dev'ing, I just installed the SVN code and ran the Setup.  Setup.pl asks for the admin email address and populates it into the Advanced Settings, but it leaves the YaBB Admini...

Started Jun 24th, 2009 at 11:08pm by cepheid
« Pages 1 2 »
21 14,456 Last Post Jul 8th, 2009 at 7:43pm
By: deti
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[SVN] Cannot delete First Post
First Post in a Topic cannot deleted by Topicstarter/Admins or (Global) Moderator if they click the "Remove Selected" with checked first post or "Remove" next checkbox (Not the Moderator Buttons, that...

Started Jul 5th, 2009 at 8:27am by Jet Li
2 3,102 Last Post Jul 7th, 2009 at 4:51am
By: Jet Li
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Polls not working

Started Jun 29th, 2009 at 4:16pm by deti
11 5,908 Last Post Jul 2nd, 2009 at 4:45am
By: Jet Li
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Some SEO implementations
I added
attribute to some staff and JS links.
This attribute prevents many web-spiders to follow link and restricts Google and some other bots to count link with it in PageRank passing calcu...

Started Jun 22nd, 2009 at 9:28am by AntonioK
« Pages 1 2 »
26 13,158 Last Post Jul 1st, 2009 at 2:26pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
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Perl Error: Attempt to free unreferenced scalar
Hello all,
One Three of our members at The Science Forums has reported that they receive the following error when they try to open any threads in any board:
An Error Has Occurred! Attempt to free unr...
This s

Started Jun 9th, 2009 at 7:30am by AndyInSpain
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This topic contains 4 attachments
20 11,004 Last Post Jul 1st, 2009 at 1:13pm
By: deti
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[SVN] Missing .msg file should fail gracefully
When a new account is created, it does not have a .msg file.  Therefore, when trying to view the Inbox, YaBB throws an error: Unable to open ./Members/<user>.msg
Instead, YaBB should be showing a...

Started Jun 25th, 2009 at 4:48am by cepheid
5 4,702 Last Post Jun 29th, 2009 at 12:55pm
By: deti
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Comma in Thread and Post Counts
Just a simple suggestion really... I've always felt that it would be much more readable and nicer if there was a comma in thread, post, member counts etc with more than three digits. Like:

Started Mar 23rd, 2009 at 3:14am by Derek Barnstorm
9 6,411 Last Post Jun 27th, 2009 at 8:12pm
By: Jet Li
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