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Post feature requests for the next release of YaBB (no new features will be implemented in the YaBB 2 line) and discuss changes to existing features. Make sure that you have visited BoardMod too. Some features may not be implemented in official releases and must be requested as an optional addon or "mod."
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Additional Log Out Button, Page Bottom
Request Additional "Log Out" Button at Page Bottom
I feel it would be advantageous to have a logout button at the bottom of the board, possibly next to the <Mark all as Read> button, so that memb...

Started Apr 6th, 2010 at 7:40am by gb3
0 1,744 Last Post Apr 6th, 2010 at 7:40am
By: gb3
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Postgresql Support
Does anyone know if someone is working on postgresql support for YaBB 3?

Started Mar 17th, 2010 at 3:30pm by Zhadnost
4 2,764 Last Post Mar 25th, 2010 at 11:17pm
By: Matt Siegman
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  So many users complain about not being able to login ... and it's usually hard to find out why to correct.
   Would like to see separate error messages for Login.
1.) Username not found, c...

Started Feb 9th, 2010 at 4:44am by Captain John (Ex Member)
10 5,021 Last Post Mar 23rd, 2010 at 11:09pm
By: Matt Siegman
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Sanitizing Input in Yabb
Yabb has a security vulnerability that allows hackers to modify HTTP response headers. This should be fixed if possible in the next release.
All inputs (e.g. parameters in URLs) should be strippe...

Started Mar 18th, 2010 at 4:40am by marcello
2 1,978 Last Post Mar 21st, 2010 at 6:13pm
By: JonB
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Incorporating TeX
This is probably a minority request as it is a little specialised, but I would love the new version 3 to include native support for TeX (maths typesetting).
Captain John pointed us to a mod whic...

Started Mar 2nd, 2010 at 11:31am by Bikerman
2 1,974 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2010 at 9:18am
By: Bikerman
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Optimizing .lng files
cepheid wrote on May 24th, 2009 at 10:15pm:
I'll probably be submitting a patch soon for a number of (minor) updates to the English .lng files, correcting some spelling/grammar and for improved readability.Nothing ground-breaking, though. Sm...

Started Jun 27th, 2009 at 5:05am by cepheid
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60 20,005 Last Post Jan 10th, 2010 at 7:38am
By: cepheid
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Notification Email
At present Admin can select allowing Email Notifications, Everyone Allowed or None.
   Add a permission option of Allowing by membergroup.
  On large forums or any forum, where the Admin doe...

Started Dec 18th, 2009 at 4:37pm by Captain John (Ex Member)
4 3,164 Last Post Dec 20th, 2009 at 5:47pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Feture suggest: search topics started by member
Feature suggestion:
Search TOPICS started by member in the members profile as well as search members post as YaBB already has.

Started Nov 6th, 2009 at 10:03pm by Doherty
12 4,670 Last Post Nov 21st, 2009 at 11:56am
By: Doherty
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YaBB On-Off Icons on Main Listings
Dear friends,
The current On-Off icons which signify a new message in a forum section that are displayed on the forum's main page after a user logs into the system needs to be more functional and...

Started Oct 1st, 2009 at 6:17pm by Zoro
5 4,217 Last Post Nov 16th, 2009 at 1:32am
By: Stu
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Admin member search option by e-mail address
Hiya YaBBers Cheesy
Firstly, great forum software - I used to use phpBB and found it hard to get on with - plus it got hacked loads of times ... but after over 2 years now of using YaBB I've had no h...

Started Nov 11th, 2009 at 9:14pm by Stu
2 4,256 Last Post Nov 16th, 2009 at 1:18am
By: Stu
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Registering using Arabic alphabetical characters
I hope from the Admins in YaBB support center to solve some problems  in YaBB3 ..
The major problem to solve is to accept registeration using the arabic alphabetical characters and to solve the r...

Started Oct 10th, 2009 at 8:07pm by alkutob
12 5,680 Last Post Nov 9th, 2009 at 9:37pm
By: deti
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Display Multimedia Attachments in Post
Just as images uploaded as attachments may be displayed in-line, it would be nice if there were an administrator's option to enable in-line display of attached audio and video files (all the file form...

Started May 30th, 2009 at 9:10am by George Maschke
7 4,317 Last Post Sep 8th, 2009 at 6:22am
By: George Maschke
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Joomla bridge and Integration
YaBB 3 should have a Joomla bridge.
and other CMS bridges.
Being able to integrate to popular CMS programs such as Joomla will put YaBB on the map as a premier forum.
The main reason pe...

Started Sep 1st, 2009 at 11:07pm by Doherty
3 2,682 Last Post Sep 3rd, 2009 at 10:15am
By: Doherty
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Board Statistics?
Hello all,
I have searched for a Mod for this but no luck. I would like to be able to view "new thread" statistics for each board: for example, Board A has had 20 new threads posted in the last s...

Started Feb 28th, 2008 at 10:13am by AndyInSpain
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19 9,008 Last Post Aug 11th, 2009 at 1:51pm
By: Matt Siegman
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Meta Tags
Is there a Edited:
of adding separate meta tags for each topic ? Say the title gets added as the description.
At the moment its the same description and tags for every page viewed.

Started Jul 29th, 2009 at 9:37pm by SimpleSimon
5 3,273 Last Post Jul 31st, 2009 at 10:38pm
By: Matt Siegman
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Y3 Folders
Since the code is going through the meat grinder, what about also reexamining the name of some of the folders?  This would be a good time to get rid of things like folders without a leading capital le...

Started Jul 17th, 2009 at 9:35pm by OH Eng
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28 9,790 Last Post Jul 22nd, 2009 at 2:53am
By: Corey Chapman
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PMs to be more "instant"
YaBB has always had available a "chat" mod.  It was not added as a default feature for several reasons:  PMs already existed, the point of a forum was to record the discussion for viewing later, the c...

Started Jul 16th, 2009 at 1:15am by Corey Chapman
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29 9,476 Last Post Jul 19th, 2009 at 9:18pm
By: cepheid
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Convert from 2.1: newlines in sigs turn to &&
I just noticed that in a couple of production forums that I converted from 2.1 to 2.4 (using the official 2.4 release, not SVN/CVS), that signatures that previously included newlines now don't display...

Started Jul 15th, 2009 at 1:21am by cepheid
8 3,975 Last Post Jul 19th, 2009 at 3:49pm
By: Matt Siegman
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Global Actual Announcement
How hard would it be to make a feature that gave the Admin the ability to make a real-time announcement?  I'm talking about a feature where the Admin would post some text and it gave all online users ...

Started Jul 16th, 2009 at 2:15am by OH Eng
11 4,060 Last Post Jul 18th, 2009 at 2:14pm
By: OH Eng
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Moving posts leaving behind topic
If you move a single post that is by itself or move a whole topic, the option to not leave a topic behind in the Move/Split/Splice window says that no matter what in this case it will leave behind a n...

Started Jul 16th, 2009 at 12:11am by Corey Chapman
1 1,798 Last Post Jul 16th, 2009 at 1:13am
By: Matt Siegman
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Spell Check Email to Members
We've added spell check to posts... why not add it to the "Email to Members" feature in the Admin Center?

Started Jul 15th, 2009 at 1:39am by Corey Chapman
1 1,678 Last Post Jul 15th, 2009 at 2:08am
By: batchman
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Automatic instalation/updat feature
I want to see a script that users our zip or tar.gz files to install (not setup!) a new forum on the server with all CHMOD settings set as needed and that has also the ability to update existing forum...

Started Jun 4th, 2009 at 9:10pm by deti
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19 6,329 Last Post Jul 10th, 2009 at 12:15am
By: JonB
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Add a "maximum messages per day" feature
I have a YaBB forum quite active, where often young users (it is about Disney comics) subscribe, and start posting **al lot** of messages in the most various threads. Would it be possible ...

Started Jul 8th, 2009 at 9:03am by Papersera
0 1,230 Last Post Jul 8th, 2009 at 9:03am
By: Papersera
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Determine available backup methods
Right now, all of the backup methods and command paths are hardcoded into Backup.pl.  The user is able to select a backup/compression method even if his server doesn't support it, e.g. the user can se...

Started Jul 2nd, 2009 at 8:20am by cepheid
4 2,081 Last Post Jul 2nd, 2009 at 11:09pm
By: cepheid
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Ability to merge users
Right now, there is no way to merge two user accounts; this would be an invaluable feature.  Sometimes a user will forget his/her password and open a new account rather than using the "forgot password...

Started May 15th, 2009 at 11:32pm by cepheid
5 2,104 Last Post Jun 25th, 2009 at 3:23am
By: cepheid
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Add "On post, notify by default" pref to Options
Right now, if I post a reply in a topic or create a new topic, I have to manually enable notification for that topic.  This is a pain because I often forget to check the box.  It would be nice if user...

Started May 18th, 2009 at 6:41pm by cepheid
4 1,874 Last Post Jun 18th, 2009 at 8:50pm
By: cepheid
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Invite a friend
We have a feature that allows sending topic links to friends.. Why not a simple feature via a small text input field on pages that allow for inviting friends to the forum in general.  Just put in thei...

Started Jun 3rd, 2009 at 5:29am by Corey Chapman
3 1,881 Last Post Jun 18th, 2009 at 8:11pm
By: OH Eng
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Include thread "teaser" in TITLE attribute of link
As any forum admin or user knows, sometimes (or often!) a thread's subject will be generic, confusing, or downright irrelevant.  The only way to know what is in the thread is to actually click on it a...

Started Jun 14th, 2009 at 1:07am by cepheid
10 4,603 Last Post Jun 18th, 2009 at 7:06am
By: cepheid
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Re: Moderate from search results
Maybe allow users to delete their own messages from "my last 25 messages" too? Checking for the "allow to delete posts while __ hours" option, of course.

Started Jun 16th, 2009 at 6:51am by AntonioK
0 1,035 Last Post Jun 16th, 2009 at 6:51am
By: AntonioK
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"Sparse" output for search engine crawlers?
YaBB's normal output is quite rich, because it is optimized for user-friendliness and interaction.  Search engine crawlers currently see this rich output.  However, a lot of the output is not useful t...

Started Jun 15th, 2009 at 6:34am by cepheid
5 2,158 Last Post Jun 15th, 2009 at 9:14am
By: cepheid
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