New Forum Software

Discussion in 'Site Help and Suggestions' started by Nathan, Jun 10, 2014.

  1. Nathan

    Nathan Administrator Staff Member

    Tacoma Forum has upgraded it's forum software to xenforo. There are a lot of reasons for this which I will get into soon... but for now please let me know if you are having any problems using the site. There are a ton of settings I still need to adjust so if you see something please let me know.

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  3. TacoJoe11

    TacoJoe11 Well-Known Member

    Did we lose our photo gallery on our profile page?

    LUSETACO Resident Cheapskate Moderator

    Someone like this post so I can have a sig pic. :)
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  5. Yota4life

    Yota4life Well-Known Member

    What does the liking thing do?
  6. OP

    Nathan Administrator Staff Member

    I'll get that setting fixed. Thanks for letting me know.
  7. OP

    Nathan Administrator Staff Member

    I think it means you think his post is swell ;)
  8. OP

    Nathan Administrator Staff Member

    I still have access to all of them if you need me to grab them for you. I need to figure out another gallery solution. My hesitation with some of them is the lack of app support.

    LUSETACO Resident Cheapskate Moderator

    That's a HUGE sig pic! :D
  10. Yota4life

    Yota4life Well-Known Member

    I guess I'd have to go on the computer to know what you're talking about.
  11. OP

    Nathan Administrator Staff Member

    Yea, that's a bit much (by a bit I mean A LOT).

    I need to see if there is a way I can put limits on them. It's never fun having to page down just to get past signatures.
  12. OP

    Nathan Administrator Staff Member

    There are a few problems with the app as well that I'm trying to figure out. I wish more people would visit from their desktops from time to time though. Our members are about 95% App only.

    LUSETACO Resident Cheapskate Moderator

    How's this?
  14. OP

    Nathan Administrator Staff Member

    Better, but there needs to be some way of limit so we don't have to manually watch the size people use.
  15. Thewarriordinghy

    Thewarriordinghy Well-Known Member

    Mobile quoting messes up
  16. OP

    Nathan Administrator Staff Member

    Yup, I see that. Working on it...
  17. Tacoma fan

    Tacoma fan Well-Known Member

    why the change in new software nathan...much preferrred the older version, more user friendly:cool:
  18. Demo Man

    Demo Man Well-Known Member

    We got hacked. I had no idea what they were saying.
  19. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    Really digging the new layout.
  20. OP

    Nathan Administrator Staff Member

    We DID NOT get hacked but the software we were using was about 10 years old and starting to show its age. Spambots were able to easily get past it's spam management system and post ads on the site. That's one of many reasons I moved to this new software. It may take some getting used to but I think you'll find it's better once you get used to it. The code is much cleaner and it runs faster on the server. There are also a lot of new features like threaded "conversations" (previously Private Messages), better mobile browser support, and the ability to save drafts so if you navigate away from a thread you don't lose what you've typed. There's a lot of features I need to highlight for you but right now I'm still trying to figure out why quotes are messed up on the app.
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  21. Mattnatti

    Mattnatti TEQ HED

    IH8MUD changed to this software a few weeks ago.

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