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PhpBB 3.2 Upgrade

#1 Post by PyTom » Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:30 pm

Hey, everyone.

I've upgraded the software running our forum to PhpBB 3.2. This is a huge version jump, bringing with it years of development and fixes. At the same time, it also meant the end of the Subsilver theme we had been using, which means I had to pick a new theme for the forum to use. I'll be going through over the next day or two and trying to restore feature parity with the old version of the forum. Here's my current TODO list, in no particular order.

* Add back the links at the top of the screen.
* Add the warning message below the posting box.
* Add the rules message to the posting box.
* Add back analytics.
* Add back the custom profile fields.

That being said, I think there might be problems that I don't know about yet. So if you see them, please post here and I'll deal with them when I get a chance. Thank you for your patience as I work through these issues.
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Re: PhpBB 3.2 Upgrade

#2 Post by Kuiper » Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:09 am

Cool, now I can read the site on my phone without constant zooming and squinting!

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#3 Post by MiracleCatZ » Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:59 am

The new update for the site is really eye catching, and easier on the eyes! It is certainly easier to navigate, and post in here especially. I was finding it hard at first, what with my wanting to post for pawZ in here but being to scared to actually post anything because I couldn't get the coding to come out right. Anyways you did a great job on the update!

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Re: PhpBB 3.2 Upgrade

#4 Post by Jackkel Dragon » Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:42 am

Not sure if anyone else is having this problem, but it seems I've not been getting email updates for PMs since the update. My settings appear to still be valid, so I'm not sure what's wrong.

(Also, will the Eileen icon return to the top left of the site?)
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#5 Post by philat » Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:35 pm

Definitely nicer on mobile, but the board defaults to 100% width on desktop, which is unwieldy. Can we have a max width for desktop? (Super minor complaint, but figured I might as well ask!)

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#6 Post by Alex » Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:11 pm

Khm, I was just... scared last night when I saw the forum. For me it looks like bare-bones, I miss the good old theme.

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Re: PhpBB 3.2 Upgrade

#7 Post by PyTom » Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:39 pm

Jackkel Dragon>>>

It looks like the email was misconfigured. I've fixed it, I think. There never was a an Eileen icon in the top left - it's always been Lemma. For years and years, it's been the icon we have up there now. Before then, it was:

Image

Philat>>>

I think that's a fair criticism, and it also make it possible for people to break the site when posting from a large screen. I've set the max width to 1366, so the site will fit on most monitors.

Alex>>>

I'm not a huge fan of the new there - I would have preferred to stick with subsilver forever. But it's not being developed anymore, and it's missing features like support for mobile that are generally important. So for the first time in 14 years, we've switched themes. Hopefully, in a few days the new theme will grow on you - it already has in a a few hours for me.

Me>>>

Here are some new tags I added, mostly for my own / Ren'Py support use.

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#8 Post by King-sama » Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:39 pm

Wow! congrats on the site's new look! ;D

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#9 Post by juunishi master » Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:25 pm

Oh whoa. :D

I like the new look!

It's kinda weird because I'm used to left-sided profile picture, but the text doesn't look too long now which is awesome.

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#10 Post by Jackkel Dragon » Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:55 pm

Maybe it's just me, but I don't think the email notifications have been fixed yet. I'll double-check my settings, but I got a PM earlier today and still no email.
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Re: PhpBB 3.2 Upgrade

#11 Post by PyTom » Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:27 am

I've been getting email notifications all day, so mail delivery seems to work. Maybe make sure email notifications are turned on up top.
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#12 Post by blankd » Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:44 am

Neat update! However there appears to be a problem when I try to update my twitter name (blankd_ec) the underscore isn't accepted even though that is what it is. Thank you very much.

(Exact error is "The field “Twitter” has invalid characters, only alphanumeric characters are allowed.")

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#13 Post by Potato0095 » Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:47 am

No email for me either, double checked all my folders on outlook. Also, it's just me or the theme changer was removed? I can't find it anywhere.
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Re: PhpBB 3.2 Upgrade

#14 Post by vollschauer » Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:15 am

Tom why did you set the max. width just to 1366 ? With my 2560x1440 resolution I see now only the half of the "size" than before, which kinda sucks...
It seems the site does scale automatically if you have a lower res., or if you resize your browser window, or I'm wrong?

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Re: PhpBB 3.2 Upgrade

#15 Post by SundownKid » Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:46 am

vollschauer wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:15 am
Tom why did you set the max. width just to 1366 ? With my 2560x1440 resolution I see now only the half of the "size" than before, which kinda sucks...
It seems the site does scale automatically if you have a lower res., or if you resize your browser window, or I'm wrong?
Are you using display scaling? Because I am and the width seems fine at 1440p.

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