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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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
1 225 Last Post Jun 18th, 2014 at 1:44pm
By: vteams
[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 3,911 Last Post Jun 6th, 2009 at 8:03pm
By: deti
 Board Topics
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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20 10,676 Last Post Jul 1st, 2009 at 1:13pm
By: deti
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
« Pages 1 2 »
24 13,156 Last Post Sep 4th, 2011 at 8:02pm
By: kavariel - Ex Member
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 11,287 Last Post Feb 25th, 2010 at 5:36pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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 12,614 Last Post Jul 1st, 2009 at 2:26pm
By: Derek Barnstorm
Not show signature for guests
I ask "not to show user signatures for guests" checkbox in admin center.
Many users insert ref- and advertising links in signatures. Many admins wants to don't show them to search engines (which ...

Started May 8th, 2009 at 5:26pm by AntonioK
6 3,408 Last Post Jun 26th, 2009 at 7:06pm
By: deti
Staff Members to allow bypassing the lock on posts
In admin settings we have field "Select which Staff Members to allow bypassing the lock on posts". It allows admins and gmods to edit posts in locked topics.
I ask that this will also allow to de...

Started May 8th, 2009 at 5:24pm by AntonioK
2 1,431 Last Post Jun 15th, 2009 at 12:06am
By: deti
Last messages by user
YaBB allows to view last 5...25 messages by some user from his profile page.
I ask to same thing in my-own-profile, so user can login and view last posts by himself (in order if he forgot what he...

Started May 8th, 2009 at 5:15pm by AntonioK
6 2,938 Last Post Jun 15th, 2009 at 12:01am
By: deti
Up to http://www.yabbforum.com/community/YaBB.pl?num=1238639921/11#11
I mean entries should be given in alphabetical order (by bot identifier) in release package file.
Also, please add follo...

Started Apr 15th, 2009 at 2:02pm by AntonioK
1 1,491 Last Post Jun 13th, 2009 at 3:44pm
By: deti
Who is reading?
I start my suggestions =)
First. We have the "who is reading/posting there" feature for admins. Lets make it working for users too! They really like it, I know exactly =)
What to edit:

Started May 8th, 2009 at 4:59pm by AntonioK
2 1,473 Last Post Jun 12th, 2009 at 7:50am
By: deti
Backup.lng fix
in Backup.lng find:
Replace with:

Started Feb 7th, 2012 at 12:22pm by BloodyRue
1 1,395 Last Post Feb 7th, 2012 at 1:12pm
By: Jet Li
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 1,889 Last Post Mar 6th, 2011 at 9:30am
By: Jet Li
Main Buttons for YaBB 3
Looking at the download page for latest versions of YaBB one sentence seems to catch the eye: No language packs are available specifically for this release!!! The way i see it, one of the major hurdle...

Started May 27th, 2009 at 12:24pm by Carsten (Ex Member)
« Pages 1 2 3 »
33 13,141 Last Post Jun 23rd, 2009 at 8:44pm
By: Jet Li
Something odd about cepheid ;)
Hehe - nothing wrong with cepheid - but looking at his posts in IE 8 his user info is completely out of wack, and his quick links drop-down looks strange too. See attached:

Started Jun 18th, 2009 at 10:30am by Carsten (Ex Member)
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20 6,537 Last Post Jun 20th, 2009 at 4:00pm
By: Jet Li
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 4,004 Last Post Aug 27th, 2009 at 4:36am
By: Jet Li
[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 5,685 Last Post Nov 26th, 2010 at 4:07pm
By: Jet Li
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 3,324 Last Post Jan 10th, 2010 at 7:34am
By: cepheid
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 13,974 Last Post Jul 8th, 2009 at 7:43pm
By: deti
[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 4,604 Last Post Jun 29th, 2009 at 12:55pm
By: deti
Admin: add IP to registration log
This feature request is primarily for combating spambots or other abusive users: in the Registration Log (in Admin Center), I would like to see the user's IP.  Actually, I'd like to see 2 IPs: the one...

Started May 20th, 2009 at 5:12am by cepheid
This topic contains 1 attachment
13 7,573 Last Post Jun 27th, 2009 at 3:05pm
By: cepheid
Facebook usernames don't work in profile
Facebook now has usernames, not just numeric IDs, but putting in a username in the profile field doesn't work - the resulting URL isn't valid (Facebook just redirects to the home page).
There sho...

Started Jun 25th, 2009 at 6:24am by cepheid
8 4,295 Last Post Jun 26th, 2009 at 8:04pm
By: deti
[SVN] "last post" weirdness on newly set-up forum
I just set up a new forum from the SVN code.  Immediately after I set it up, I noticed some weirdness with the "last post" icon in the board listing.  I went through the entire Admin preferences, sett...

Started Jun 24th, 2009 at 11:49pm by cepheid
6 3,490 Last Post Jun 26th, 2009 at 6:38pm
By: deti
Lack of message formatting for Recent/Search
In the results pages for Recent.pl and Search.pl, the actual messages lacked proper formatting even though all the proper elements were there, making it very hard to see things like links.  The reason...

Started Jun 25th, 2009 at 1:22am by cepheid
3 2,638 Last Post Jun 26th, 2009 at 6:29pm
By: deti
Profile IM protocol names repeated, diff. icons
Three issues, all cosmetic:
1) When viewing a profile page, next to some of the IM options, the IM protocol name is repeated next to the icon even though it's already to the left of the icon.  Fo...

Started May 31st, 2009 at 8:47pm by cepheid
« Pages 1 2 3 4 5 »
69 18,060 Last Post Jun 23rd, 2009 at 7:05pm
By: cepheid
User pref: don't show signatures in posts
It would be nice if the user could choose whether or not to display signatures.  Some users don't like seeing signatures, especially those who want to reduce the amount of "clutter" on the screen.  Th...

Started Jun 2nd, 2009 at 1:46am by cepheid
5 1,752 Last Post Jun 16th, 2009 at 6:08am
By: AntonioK
Need "you can post attachments" message
On every board listing, at the bottom right is a bunch of "You can" messages, e.g. "You can view Topics in this Board," etc.  There should be one for "You can post Attachments," if that is enabled.  O...

Started Jun 14th, 2009 at 12:47am by cepheid
1 952 Last Post Jun 14th, 2009 at 11:48pm
By: deti
Notification page: topic order and "new" button
Two issues regarding the Notification page (action=shownotify):
1) The link from the "new" button isn't entirely correct; it needs a "#new" appended to it.  Right now, clicking "new" will take yo...

Started Jun 5th, 2009 at 11:42am by cepheid
3 1,628 Last Post Jun 11th, 2009 at 4:02pm
By: deti
Notif. email subject omits [brackets]
I am subscribed for notification on this thread, which has bracketed items in the subject (i.e. [item]).
When I received my notification email, the subject line completely missed the [bracketed] ...

Started May 25th, 2009 at 10:54am by cepheid
6 2,764 Last Post Jun 11th, 2009 at 6:30am
By: deti
Cosmetic: quote prefix not grammatically correct
Whenever a user quotes text from another post, the quote is prefixed by something like the following:
"<user> wrote on <date> at <time>:"
However, the board uses relative dates for today and...

Started Jun 3rd, 2009 at 4:56am by cepheid
1 1,389 Last Post Jun 11th, 2009 at 6:29am
By: deti
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