Website Upgrades March 2020 | New Forum Look! (1 Viewer)


Bogo

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The updates have been rolling out the past few days. Here are just some of the notable changes. Most aspects of the forums have been updated in some sort or fashion. Please leave comments and feedback. These are only the notable changes, the entire theme changed -- so let me know if you have issues or see something that should be changed, added, tweaked!

New Theme:
  • We've moved to a theme called Fever Legend. Hopefully it'll run smoother and appear cleaner
  • Adjusted and added animations to the theme to give navigation a better feel
  • Hopefully with the overall larger scale of the fonts and boxes will make the forums more user friendly

Major Fix:
  • Posting on User Profiles has been fixed and is now working!

New Additions:
  • Filters: for forums, threads, and users. You'll see colorful tags towards the end of topics, threads, titles, ect and you can use those to sort and filter that verbiage.
  • Unlimited Scrolling
  • Forum View Count

Performance/Bug fixes Updates:
  • Discord Integration
  • Donations system
  • Redis Caching
  • Alert Improvements
  • Warning Improvements
  • User Activity
  • Forum Search Improvements
  • Member Search Improvements
  • Conversation Search improvements
  • Show Similar Threads
  • Reporting Improvements
  • Improved Stats Widgets
  • Show Deleted Threads/Posts
  • Media sites
Xenforo Core Upgrades:
  • Attempt to merge reactions when merging posts
  • Only hydrate autoIncrement relation fields if there is no value in the parent entity. If the field has a value in the parent, an exception is now thrown.
  • Use \ZipArchive::OVERWRITE flag when creating add-on zip to maintain compatibility with newer libzip versions
  • Ensure more consistent sorting is used for class extensions, code event listeners and template modifications.
  • Fix method checking when looking for API methods with versions appended.
  • Use optimal batch sizing when rebuilding templates and phrases.
  • Don't allow moderators to delete / edit warnings they have given if they have no permission to.
  • Update GitHub OAuth implementation to use header authorisation.
  • Handle rebuilding the active warning points in the User rebuild job.
  • Supress warnings when closing file pointer after copying file
  • Ensure a boolean value is returned when checking viewing permissions for conversations.
  • When importing deletion log entries, ensure the username and reason do not exceed the allowed max lengths.
  • Update register navigation item to ensure registration is enabled
  • Add widget data attributes to expanded new thread widget
  • Only fetch member stat results once on the overview page
  • Allow connected account providers to provide additional auth params
  • Only enqueue a reaction score rebuild when a reaction's score has changed, and simply rebuild scores for all reactions
  • Correctly identify Android version in the attachment manager
  • Upgrade jQuery to 3.4.1.
  • Validate parent IDs correctly when inserting tree structured data.
  • Prevent spam cleaner error when deleting a thread started by a spammer which has a redirect thread pointing to it.
  • Add a content template for user reports to improve extensibility.
  • Prioritize quick reply editor when multi-quoted quotes are inserted.
  • Add a minimum width to user change log cells
  • Add account email check to various places before sending mail
  • Offset the select-to-quote tooltip whenever touchevents are supported.
  • When rendering an unfurl do not double escape the proxied version of the URL.
  • Force max length constraint when handling a user ban reason.
  • Re-implement shortening of display text for very long URLs.
  • Log moderator attachment deletions to the moderator log.
  • Display error when trying to add template modification when not in development mode.
  • Workaround an issue with multiple color pickers which could prevent some color pickers from behaving as expected.
  • When previewing, ensure that sticky form submit rows stay stuck to the right place.
  • When importing paid subscriptions from vBulletin ensure user group changes are correctly logged.
  • Add a separate 'following' phrase for members others follow
  • Check preg_last_error() when processing template modifications
  • Improve news feed handler attachment handling
  • Prevent an error related to cache clearing of entity relations with an empty condition.
  • Reverse some changes related to template editing syntax highlighting which may actually break syntax highlighting entirely in some cases.
  • Echo a list of allowed extensions back in the error message given when a file that does not have an allowed extension is uploaded.
  • Include file and line number in exception XML response
  • Throw an error exception when a ban fails to apply
  • Handle failed bans in the warning point change service
  • Ensure that emoji conversions are done as expected for all characters.
  • Prevent a URL parsing error when following an HTTP request redirect to a path that starts with a "/" and contains a ":".
  • Improve styling of responsive data lists, particularly with checkboxes that have headings
  • Allow attachment data manipulation before copying files
  • Implement search source method to determine if a query is empty
  • Do URL canonicalization on the contact page and ensure that we link to misc/contact consistently (no trailing slash).
Some of the changes in Xenforo Enhanced Search include:
  • If updating index settings fails, make sure the Elasticsearch index is reopened.
  • Update Add-on list FAQ link for the add-on to the correct version of the manual.

Known Issues:
  • Posting on Forum Profiles not working
 
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Definitely like the new theme. It is a little cleaner and works much better on mobile. I did increase the size of the font to make it easier to see, but that's probably just because I'm getting old. I'm really digging the game names thing at the bottom of the forums!

I do miss the bar of links that used to be at the top. I use the mark forums read and search options quite a bit. Now, they're in the forums drop down sub-menu.
 

Dieselfrost

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Can the graphics be sent to someone running the twitter so we can update the background to be in line with the website.
 

Bogo

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Apr 11, 2007
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A few more tweaks to the forum ordering and changed the top navigation bar's menu items, options, layouts. Added Games and Info, and consolidated the some of the tabs.
 

Bogo

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Apr 11, 2007
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FIX: Posting on Profiles!

Clan Members

You should be able to post on profile pages. Almost since we've most to the new forums there was an issue plaguing the profile pages. You could not click into the reply box. We tracked and tracked the problem to no avail. So far, it appears we can click / post on profiles again. Please let me know if you can or cannot -- so I can ensure there are not residual permissions based issues.
 

kaottic

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OK, no problem here.
 

Bogo

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Apr 11, 2007
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More Core Upgrades:

Some of the changes in Xenforo core include:

  • Attempt to merge reactions when merging posts
  • Only hydrate autoIncrement relation fields if there is no value in the parent entity. If the field has a value in the parent, an exception is now thrown.
  • Use \ZipArchive::OVERWRITE flag when creating add-on zip to maintain compatibility with newer libzip versions
  • Ensure more consistent sorting is used for class extensions, code event listeners and template modifications.
  • Fix method checking when looking for API methods with versions appended.
  • Use optimal batch sizing when rebuilding templates and phrases.
  • Don't allow moderators to delete / edit warnings they have given if they have no permission to.
  • Update GitHub OAuth implementation to use header authorisation.
  • Handle rebuilding the active warning points in the User rebuild job.
  • Supress warnings when closing file pointer after copying file
  • Ensure a boolean value is returned when checking viewing permissions for conversations.
  • When importing deletion log entries, ensure the username and reason do not exceed the allowed max lengths.
  • Update register navigation item to ensure registration is enabled
  • Add widget data attributes to expanded new thread widget
  • Only fetch member stat results once on the overview page
  • Allow connected account providers to provide additional auth params
  • Only enqueue a reaction score rebuild when a reaction's score has changed, and simply rebuild scores for all reactions
  • Correctly identify Android version in the attachment manager
  • Upgrade jQuery to 3.4.1.
  • Validate parent IDs correctly when inserting tree structured data.
  • Prevent spam cleaner error when deleting a thread started by a spammer which has a redirect thread pointing to it.
  • Add a content template for user reports to improve extensibility.
  • Prioritize quick reply editor when multi-quoted quotes are inserted.
  • Add a minimum width to user change log cells
  • Add account email check to various places before sending mail
  • Offset the select-to-quote tooltip whenever touchevents are supported.
  • When rendering an unfurl do not double escape the proxied version of the URL.
  • Force max length constraint when handling a user ban reason.
  • Re-implement shortening of display text for very long URLs.
  • Log moderator attachment deletions to the moderator log.
  • Display error when trying to add template modification when not in development mode.
  • Workaround an issue with multiple color pickers which could prevent some color pickers from behaving as expected.
  • When previewing, ensure that sticky form submit rows stay stuck to the right place.
  • When importing paid subscriptions from vBulletin ensure user group changes are correctly logged.
  • Add a separate 'following' phrase for members others follow
  • Check preg_last_error() when processing template modifications
  • Improve news feed handler attachment handling
  • Prevent an error related to cache clearing of entity relations with an empty condition.
  • Reverse some changes related to template editing syntax highlighting which may actually break syntax highlighting entirely in some cases.
  • Echo a list of allowed extensions back in the error message given when a file that does not have an allowed extension is uploaded.
  • Include file and line number in exception XML response
  • Throw an error exception when a ban fails to apply
  • Handle failed bans in the warning point change service
  • Ensure that emoji conversions are done as expected for all characters.
  • Prevent a URL parsing error when following an HTTP request redirect to a path that starts with a "/" and contains a ":".
  • Improve styling of responsive data lists, particularly with checkboxes that have headings
  • Allow attachment data manipulation before copying files
  • Implement search source method to determine if a query is empty
  • Do URL canonicalization on the contact page and ensure that we link to misc/contact consistently (no trailing slash).
Some of the changes in Xenforo Enhanced Search include:
  • If updating index settings fails, make sure the Elasticsearch index is reopened.
  • Update Add-on list FAQ link for the add-on to the correct version of the manual.
 

Bogo

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Apr 11, 2007
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Atlanta, GA
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Plugin Updates .. Even More:


  • Calendar
  • Forums Search Improvements
  • Weekly Digest
  • Notifications
  • Alert Improvements
  • Redis Cache


New Plugins:
  • Member Local time
  • Prefix Actions
  • What's New Tweaks



Still working on all the updates.....
 
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WillBill961

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Hello there. Very much am I able to post on profiles. This is a neat feature, and I am overjoyed that it is working as intended. Fever Clan is an excellent clan, with many dedicated clan members. There is such a variety of games played throughout this clan, it truly is amazing. I bestow upon you wishes of having a great evening.
 

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