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phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by hellboy » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:47 am

After a few hiccups with the upgrade scripts, I've upgraded the forum to the latest and greatest version of php. There seem to be a bunch of changes, and no doubt some features are missing. I'm not going to actively try and re-add the features from the old forum (partially because I can't remember what ones I installed).

My suggestion is that if there's something the updated site doesn't do, and you want it to, let me know below and I'll look into enabling it!

Feedback is always welcome!

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by UndKeineZwEier » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:02 am

The new mobile site is cool. I wish it had the unread posts list though.
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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by UndKeineZwEier » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:02 am

Never mind, I found it.
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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by hellboy » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:05 am

I does, just hidden behind a menu "Quick links"

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by UndKeineZwEier » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:13 am

I'm glad I can finally delete Tapatalk.
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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by hellboy » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:28 am

I haven't bothered re-installing the tapatalk extension. If anyone really wants it, let me know!

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by xZ1mM3r » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:00 am

hellboy wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:28 am
I haven't bothered re-installing the tapatalk extension. If anyone really wants it, let me know!
WOW! Lookin good HB! I used tapatalk probably more than i used the desktop version of the site. But if the mobile version of the site is good then i can just use it.

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by M0G » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:54 am

Yep good shit hb

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by tys0n » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:32 am

So fourtheye only get updated literally hours after the signed declaration between America & North Korea?

Hmmmmm
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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by hellboy » Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:39 am

I've added a couple of extensions this evening.

The first one to give us a slightly fancier post editor - click that Full Editor & Preview button

Second one is a media embed code. It's the icon that looks like a film strip in the editor, or you can wrap in media tags like below:

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[media]some-url-to-a-media-site-like-youtube[/media]
I haven't really tested it it yet, so give it a go!

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Post by ToolFanFromWayBack » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:25 pm

Nice liking the update!

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by UndKeineZwEier » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:37 pm

The ads are kind of intrusive, at least on mobile.

Also I don't think I'm supposed to be seeing ads.
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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by tys0n » Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:12 pm

I see no ads, but that notification symbol is obnoxious.
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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by Busty McCracken » Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:01 pm

Yeah but you're obnoxious and we tolerate you bro 😜

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by hellboy » Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:48 pm

Thanks for the feedback - I'll dial back the ads.

What notification symbol do you refer to tyson?

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by hellboy » Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:46 pm

Update: I've removed a few of the ad locations, and blocked them for Gold/Silver/Bronze members

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by tys0n » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:01 pm

hellboy wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:48 pm
Thanks for the feedback - I'll dial back the ads.

What notification symbol do you refer to tyson?
Anytime someone quotes your posts it pops up
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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by hellboy » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:21 pm

tys0n wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:01 pm
hellboy wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:48 pm
Thanks for the feedback - I'll dial back the ads.

What notification symbol do you refer to tyson?
Anytime someone quotes your posts it pops up
You mean the actual symbol, or that you get a notification at all? What's so obnoxious about the little bell?

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by tys0n » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:57 pm

The big pink one

Image

Ugh, terrible

Edit: Edit notifications options fixed that issue!
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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by hellboy » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:35 pm

Right. Well that might change if and when I get around to updating the board style.

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by hellboy » Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:58 am

I've made some further tweaks to the ad settings. I won't be removing them entirely (though if you are Gold, Silver, Bronze or VIP member you shouldn't see them). Very open to feedback as to what is too many ads (apart from the obvious answer of none).

Google Adsense revenue more or less covers the costs of hosting Fourtheye, so please consider supporting this initiative as best you can.

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by hellboy » Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:50 pm

Well, that was annoying - fuck Tapatalk, it ain't getting installed again (sorry Kittaan)

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Re: phpbb 3.2 upgrade!

Post by Kittaan » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:06 pm

No worries. This is fine. Thanks for testing it though.
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