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Updated Forum software

Postby Lady of the Lake » Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:54 am

We were getting bombarded by spam so we decided it was necessary to upgrade to the latest version of the phpBB software. I am very happy with the results. The forum will be much easier to maintain and I like the new appearance.

Please take a look and tell me what you think. I know it will take a little getting used to at first but in the long run it was the right thing to do.

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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby chicagocat » Fri Mar 14, 2008 12:22 pm

Looks great.
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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby Loki » Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:04 pm

It looks nice and I'm sure it will work better. One thing - its doesn't seem to remember my auto-login. I'm pretty sure I have the needed "cookies" settings. It remembers my name/password; it just forgets to log me in.

Also, are there any options that can be used when when invoking, such is automatically look for new posts?
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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby Lady of the Lake » Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:08 pm

Same for me, I will have to figure out how to auto-log-in. I have that option set for yes but it is not working.
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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby phild » Fri Mar 14, 2008 2:31 pm

Looks good - appreciate your continuing efforts!
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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby Page 83 » Fri Mar 14, 2008 3:56 pm

My thanks too, for taking on the tough jobs.
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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby SecondWind » Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:15 am

Sam,

What a surprise. We're out on the boat, and today is the first internet access we've had. The forum looks absolutely fabulous.
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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby duetto » Sat Mar 15, 2008 8:06 pm

hi sam.

as a nay sayer, i find it harder to tell what is new since i visited last.
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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby Catrina » Sat Mar 15, 2008 8:38 pm

I also can't seem to get the auto login to work. Requires me to login each time.

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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby Lady of the Lake » Sun Mar 16, 2008 1:25 am

Circle on the left turns red with new messages.

Auto login is a know issue, seems to be a cookies setting I need to figure out.

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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby Cat Tales » Sun Mar 16, 2008 10:22 am

The new format just takes a little getting used to, especially the new display colors. Except for the auto-login glitch, the new forum is fine. The avatar problem I was having is fixed, at least on my computer.
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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby Kokomo » Mon Mar 17, 2008 3:14 pm

After 4 months without internet, I got right in to the Forum and it looks great! Thanks SO much for all of your effort.
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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby Lady of the Lake » Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:48 pm

Figured out the auto login bug. Give it a try now, mine is finally working!

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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby Cat Tales » Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:47 am

Auto login is working, (at least on my computer). Thanks!
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Re: Updated Forum software

Postby Loki » Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:57 am

Works for me also. Many Thanks!
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