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Board update.

Post by Krom » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:10 am

Updated the board to the newest version of phpbb, with additional features and security updates. Note, the old DBB default theme is not compatible with the new version so I had to uninstall it. However if someone is interested in cobbling it back together, I can supply a test board to update it to work with the new version. Fixing it should be fairly straightforward and only take a day or two, but a lot of features even from the previous version of the board were missing in the default theme so I highly recommend using this default theme (which also plays well on mobile devices).
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Re: Board update.

Post by callmeslick » Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:05 pm

good job, largely thankless tasks. Thanks.
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Re: Board update.

Post by Tunnelcat » Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:02 pm

Looks even better. Thanks Krom. But now I have to get used to the new look and where all the controls are now. :mrgreen:
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Re: Board update.

Post by Hunter » Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:40 pm

Ahhhhh! I mean, Ooooo...
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Re: Board update.

Post by Krom » Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:10 pm

I've been using this theme pretty much since I originally upgraded the board to 3.x, specifically the green 2 variant (available in the board settings in the user control panel). I run at 150% zoom on it and with the somewhat muted text contrast it causes a lot less eye strain. Also it exposes all the board features and is pretty well organized, so that helps. :P
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Re: Board update.

Post by vision » Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:29 pm

:D Responsive layout, sweet! Thanks Krom.
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Re: Board update.

Post by Top Gun » Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:52 pm

Nice work, though the default theme admittedly takes some getting used to. Do we not have a quick reply option, or am I just missing something?
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Re: Board update.

Post by Krom » Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:39 pm

Quick reply has never been enabled, although it is an option if there is popular demand for it.
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Re: Board update.

Post by Top Gun » Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:47 pm

Heh, I guess I was getting this place confused with my other haunts. I'd definitely welcomeit if it wasn't much trouble.
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Re: Board update.

Post by Krom » Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:16 pm

Ok, I enabled quick reply on all forums.
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Re: Board update.

Post by Tunnelcat » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:25 pm

Quit rearranging the furniture. I was just getting settled into the new digs. :P
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Re: Board update.

Post by Isaac » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:54 pm

This css seems to work really well on mobile.
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Re: Board update.

Post by Hunter » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:20 pm

Are you gonna replace the default phpbb logo?
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Re: Board update.

Post by Top Gun » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:38 pm

Krom wrote:
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:16 pm
Ok, I enabled quick reply on all forums.
Cool, thanks!
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Re: Board update.

Post by Burlyman » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:17 pm

I prefer the new look, except I wish it read "DescentBB" at the top. Can you make the red buttons and letters yellow instead?
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Re: Board update.

Post by Kaizerwolf » Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:48 am

Honestly I'm happy with this change! The old site hurt my eyes with the light blue on black text, I'd start seeing spots after a while of reading it. :P
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Re: Board update.

Post by LightWolf » Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:09 pm

This definitely makes it easier to stay up-to-date even with the stone-age web browser my crapphone uses.
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Re: Board update.

Post by Top Gun » Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:58 pm

I have word censoring disabled in my profile options, but I'm still seeing it on certain potent phrases.
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Re: Board update.

Post by Krom » Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:13 pm

It is a bug in this version of phpBB related to the text-formatter, it will be fixed in the next official release.
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