Recent changes to forum.

Discussion in 'Site Updates & Announcements' started by Phases, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. Phases

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    Have knocked a few things off my to-do list, enough now to post an update covering them. They are as follows:

    - Renamed X3 forum to X10

    - Made some changes to hopefully help with the www vs non www problems experienced when clicking around on the site. Problem with it during logging in is not yet resolved.

    - Added Device to user info.

    - Mobile site has a few changes (2).

    - Renamed "Tips and Tricks" forum to "Android Lounge", for general Android chat and questions.

    - Changed Top 5 stats. Now top 10. Remove hottest and most viewed threads and expand newest/top posters. Team members no longer considered for top posters. Last six months of posting. Feedback on this is welcome.

    - Breadcrumbs added to bottom of thread, down under "next/previous thread". Scroll down to see.

    - Obtrusive (to mobile viewing) Amazon add removed.
     

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  2. Caddyman

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    If you are running vbseo it should be fairly easy to nip the www vs no www problem in the bud. Just add a line to htaccess that strips the www and you should be good to go phases.

    Might ask on their forums the exact way to do it as to not hurt your seo though. Looks like you are indexed with no www ...which is fine.
     
  3. justjimjpc

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    They all look good to me ... all improvements for the better IMO
     
  4. Phases

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    Edited OP with breadcrumbs addition and Amazon ad removal.
     
  5. Phases

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    Amazon ad removed.
     
  6. thetomlin2

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    I have only been around for a couple days, but its a great site man.
     
  7. dkaufman1

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    I emailed Rob directly...but no email from AF has shown up at my inbox for a quite a few days now. I am subscribed to many active threads. Something is amiss.
     
  8. Phases

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    I assume you have it set to get notifications..

    Mark all forums as read and see what it does.
     
  9. dkaufman1

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    All my threads are set to instant, and I don't see a way to "clear" them in the UserCP section.
     
  10. Phases

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    Well no I mean "mark all forums read" from the forum home page.
     
  11. dkaufman1

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    I used the quick links option (available on every page of AF), mark forums read. Let's see what happens.
     
  12. dkaufman1

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    Still not working. What now?
     
  13. Phases

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    Honestly I'm not yet sure. We're having a problem with registration emails making it to people, too.
     
  14. dkaufman1

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    This sucks for everyone. I will PM you.
     
  15. wow, i own a vbulletin also and have that darn www vs non www issue also.. glad i saw the fix posted here.. thanks.. great site dude. ever need some mod help let me know. im very familiar with vb and have nothing better to o with my time, being that i was injured at work
     
  16. this could simply be that it is going to there spam folders instead. have them check there
     
  17. Caddyman

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    I hate making new threads so ima post this suggestion here.

    think about installing the signature once per page mod from vb.org for a few reasons

    1. it cleans up the forum

    2. with such a busy forum it will really cut down on server loads, ESPECIALLY since we are defaulted to 50 post per page.

    (this mod does what it says, shows a users signature one time per page. so in the first 50 posts i posted 10 times my sig shows once therefore lowering load time for the end user and server both)
     
  18. Phases

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    Not a bad suggestion.
     
  19. yes caddy, not a bad suggestion at all
     
  20. Phases

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    Especially for signatures like the Merf guy's, I tell ya!
     
  21. haha, lol.. mines isnt that bad :)
     
  22. Phases

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    (one sig per page mod) Done
     
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  23. didnt want to make a new thread.. could you give us anymore on that VIP area?

    who are premium members? how does one become a premium member..
     
  24. Phases

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    Info on this very soon. Day or two. But the vip area at the moment is just an empty forum. Nothing really special about it except that only premium and mods can see it.
     
  25. Caddyman

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    thank you!

    speaking of thanks, why dontcha take a sec and upload these sweet custom buttons....


    (you know you want to)

    previews, full zip attached....

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