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Forum upgrades

Post by Bore » Feb 24th, '17, 18:11

After what has seemed like an eternity, the forum got a facelift. The style is still not properly changed to what it was, but maybe we'll just endure with this basic one for a while. Report any issues you might encounter!

For some people the following point might be important: Password conversion Due to the utf-8 based handling of passwords in phpBB3, it is not always possible to transfer all passwords. For passwords "lost in translation" the easiest workaround is to use the I forgot my password link on the login page.

Also with the new and improved bot-prevention (attempt) tool. When the forum asks for you to login as a pop up, just type in guest / guest. Instead of your usual usernames.

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Re: Forum upgrades

Post by AL19 » Feb 24th, '17, 18:13

Well, I will say that the new look does look nice. :)

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Re: Forum upgrades

Post by Rain197 » Feb 24th, '17, 20:47

My today's messages have disappeared.
Also check that :
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Re: Forum upgrades

Post by Bore » Feb 24th, '17, 21:01

Search is apparently working properly again. As for the messages, they might've gotten stuck in the limbo while the forum was converting from the old version to the newer one. There was a timeframe that got sucked into the void sadly. Apologies for the inconvenience!

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Re: Forum upgrades

Post by M2-EB » Feb 24th, '17, 23:14

There will be other board styles or colors to choose from?
This light theme/white background is really heavy on the eyes :'(

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Re: Forum upgrades

Post by Bore » Feb 25th, '17, 00:50

M2-EB wrote:
Feb 24th, '17, 23:14
There will be other board styles or colors to choose from?
This light theme/white background is really heavy on the eyes :'(
Yeah, I am planning on making options. Currently it just was a long haul doing the conversion process in the first place!

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Re: Forum upgrades

Post by M2-EB » Feb 25th, '17, 00:52

Nice!! Thanks for taking it into consideration! :)
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Re: Forum upgrades

Post by Bore » Feb 25th, '17, 00:53

And as a sad notice, for whatever reason the forum isn't apparently sending the emails for any reasons like it should be. This is being looked into, trying to get it fixed ASAP! Resetting passwords becomes a tad challenging if you never get the emails for them :(


I'll see if I can get this thing fixed tomorrow. Getting too late for me to get it running in the middle of the night sadly. So if you can't login currently and the forum isn't sending emails, hold your eurohorses! Eurohero to the rescue.

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Post by xiao » Feb 25th, '17, 01:39

  
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Re: Forum upgrades

Post by Lebon14 » Feb 25th, '17, 03:54

Thanks Bore for changing my password to something temporary so I could login and set my password :)

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Re: Forum upgrades

Post by drnrg » Feb 25th, '17, 05:07

Definitely looks more youthful. Was that the goal? I don't see the smiles or BBCodes. They both say off.

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Re: Forum upgrades

Post by Bore » Feb 25th, '17, 07:16

Darker shades of the forum layout are available to be chosen now. Working on them other additions to youtubes and such!

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Re: Forum upgrades

Post by M2-EB » Feb 25th, '17, 11:55

Nice!! :D

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