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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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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
1 815 Last Post Jun 18th, 2014 at 1:44pm
By: vteams
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Last IP in View/Delete Members
It would be informative and useful to see the last logged IP in the list for "View/Delete Members. "
It could facilitate fast removal of multiple user spammers.

Started Oct 9th, 2012 at 3:51pm by Tanner
0 629 Last Post Oct 9th, 2012 at 3:51pm
By: Tanner
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code comment suggest
Please add the list of what each section refers to as a comment in the code of Settings.pl.

Started Dec 11th, 2011 at 1:13am by freediver
0 1,045 Last Post Dec 11th, 2011 at 1:13am
By: freediver
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Collapse and expand view
I have YaBB 2.5 AE installed and would love to have the "collapsed" view set as default and have the members choose to "expand" if they wish.
I have not been able to work out if it is possible on...

Started May 10th, 2011 at 10:06am by fishaholics
0 1,287 Last Post May 10th, 2011 at 10:06am
By: fishaholics
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grammar checker?
A feature I actually realy love to see, either integrated " out of the box" so to speak, or as a mod that made later; is a  grammar checker.
Current versions have a spell checker built in  which...

Started Apr 5th, 2011 at 3:54am by kavariel (Ex Member)
0 1,388 Last Post Apr 5th, 2011 at 3:54am
By: kavariel - Ex Member
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Moved: 'Y3 CSS'
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Have we added mouseover to our expand icons ?

Started Jan 27th, 2011 at 7:23pm by Captain John (Ex Member)
0 1,215 Last Post Jan 27th, 2011 at 7:23pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Multiple Templates
Being able to choose between multiple templates for each individual board

Started Nov 3rd, 2010 at 4:52pm by steelhead
0 1,536 Last Post Nov 3rd, 2010 at 4:52pm
By: steelhead
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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 1,754 Last Post Apr 6th, 2010 at 7:40am
By: gb3
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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 1,235 Last Post Jul 8th, 2009 at 9:03am
By: Papersera
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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 1,040 Last Post Jun 16th, 2009 at 6:51am
By: AntonioK
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Backward Compatibility Consideration
A few years ago, I helped to beta test 2.0. As I recall, back then, some programming changes caused problems for YaBB message boards with older posts. These issues were ultimately fixed, but there mig...

Started May 25th, 2009 at 4:56pm by George Maschke
0 955 Last Post May 25th, 2009 at 4:56pm
By: George Maschke
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Preauthorise postings to combat forum spammers
To be able to preauthorise postings to combat forum spammers

Started May 24th, 2009 at 10:18am by Karen England
0 893 Last Post May 24th, 2009 at 10:18am
By: Karen England
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Ability to add more topic icons
Both Add More Smilies and Add More Message Icons started out as mods in YaBB Gold ... Add More Smilies got added to the main package, but Add More Message Icons never did.
The two features are ex...

Started Apr 22nd, 2009 at 1:16am by batchman
0 1,030 Last Post Apr 22nd, 2009 at 1:16am
By: batchman
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Subject Prefixes
I came across this following the Hockey Trade Deadline and thought this would be really useful for a lot of Forums...
Basically it's color coded subject prefixes. You create the prefixes in the a...

Started Mar 5th, 2009 at 10:40pm by MrDale96
0 1,311 Last Post Mar 5th, 2009 at 10:40pm
By: MrDale96
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Registered user message view
When a registered user is viewing messages, the poster's contact icons appearing after the messages could be improved.  The profile button should be the first button displayed followed by email/web an...

Started Feb 15th, 2009 at 12:32am by Zoro
0 1,732 Last Post Feb 15th, 2009 at 12:32am
By: Zoro
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Admin or poll creator pre-sets pie graph
Right now, we have those neat pie graphs available for polls, but you have to first load the poll the regular way, and then, while viewing the poll, click to see it as a pie graph.
What I wonder ...

Started Feb 1st, 2009 at 4:15am by batchman
0 1,468 Last Post Feb 1st, 2009 at 4:15am
By: batchman
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Person who starts thread moderates?
Is it possible to allow the person who starts a thread to moderate it? That is, they can delete posts, close the thread, maybe even ban people from it? I would like to try this out, but only on one of...

Started May 8th, 2012 at 9:39am by freediver
1 1,070 Last Post May 8th, 2012 at 9:40am
By: freediver
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Mobile Device Support
I've had a few members asking me for better support on mobile devices.
Is there something in the works for Yabb3?

Started Apr 6th, 2011 at 5:29pm by ------
1 3,844 Last Post May 3rd, 2011 at 8:36pm
By: j razz
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Loosing Board from BreadCrumb
When into Subboard everything Ok, upon entering Post thread, loosing Board from BreadCrumb

Started Jan 16th, 2011 at 7:23pm by Captain John (Ex Member)
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1 1,816 Last Post Jan 16th, 2011 at 11:45pm
By: Unilat
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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 1,805 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 1,681 Last Post Jul 15th, 2009 at 2:08am
By: batchman
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Inline styles?
It seems that Y3 is still very heavily styled inline. Is there going to be a change in this? It is very hard and time consuming to create custom templates this way. And the upgrade process is ...

Started Feb 12th, 2012 at 1:12pm by Glen_f
2 1,138 Last Post Feb 12th, 2012 at 5:41pm
By: Glen_f
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English fallback when not found in local language
Would want to suggest a feature in Y3: A language fallback option, so if you install a incomplete language pack, you can select to fallback on a specific language.
The fallback could work by "exe...

Started Aug 1st, 2011 at 4:32pm by sebastian nielsen
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2 1,640 Last Post Aug 3rd, 2011 at 5:15am
By: sebastian nielsen
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Search doesn't work any more
Every time I search this Forum since you moved to version 3 I get a page saying:
Error 503 Service Unavailable
Service Unavailable
Guru Meditation:
XID: 1921779698

Started May 23rd, 2011 at 11:46am by Chess Publishing
2 2,243 Last Post May 27th, 2011 at 4:40pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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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 1,985 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 1,986 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2010 at 9:18am
By: Bikerman
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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 4,313 Last Post Nov 16th, 2009 at 1:18am
By: Stu
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Optimize Forum display for mobile devices
Yabb should optimizes it's view for mobile devices like PDA; Nintendo DSLite Browser.
Currently the forum view is not optimized due to the fact, that a lot of big graphics are used for the forum ...

Started Apr 13th, 2009 at 9:48am by singularity
3 1,987 Last Post May 3rd, 2013 at 1:02am
By: Dandello
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