What new features you will see in the near future! (vB3) -1 reply

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FileJune

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General • User rating - Karma • User ranking • Removal of redirects • Back to Top link at bottom of page • Prefix table names • Visible "announcement" on forum pages when forum is "off" to remind admin Forum Index • Show the title of the last posted to thread for each forum on index.php • Todays birthdays to not always refresh the cached template when someone submits a profile. • Option to remove "moderator" column via on/off in Admin CP

Forums/Categories • Password protected forums • Meta tags -- forum descriptions (and keywords?) are added to the Meta tags for each forum page • Thread preview on mouse-over (optional, via Admin CP) • **NEW**: Subscribed threads are indicated with an icon on

thread / forumdisplay listings Threads/Posts • Hit counter on announcements • Threaded and hybrid views (optional, via Admin CP and/or User CP) • Similar threads display (optional, via Admin CP) • All user info cells are combined into one template • Quick reply box (with optional "forced" click on post to quote)

Posting/Editing • WYSIWYG Editor for major text input fields (IE 5.5+Only) • Minimum number of characters in post • Insert smilie/vB code where cursor is (IE 5+ Only) • Preview on edit • Ability to add attachment when editing a post instead of just when creating • Reason for editing • Reason for deleting • Hitting the back button no longer necessary when you have too many images • Ability to manage thread (for mods and admins) while posting (i.e. - lock, stick, etc.) • **RECENT**: Quotes are not included in min char count to keep members from posting long quotes with no content of their own (optional, via Admin CP) • **NEW**: Attempting to post a duplicate thread now results in an error message, and the user being sent back to the forumdisplay listing

Attachments • Multiple attachments • Preview safe attachments • Attachment images (.gif,.jpg,,etc) are no longer in the database (optional, via Admin CP) • Attachment thumbnails (requires PHP to have GD enabled)

Calendar • Much improved calander system (too many changes to mention) • Multiple calendars • Calendar moderators • Private event reminder • Multiple days events (spanning multiple days) • Reoccuring events (monthly, weekly, annually, etc.) • Specify holidays • Events visible to specific user groups • Ability to add custom fields to calendar • Calendar events on forum index (optional, via Admin CP)

Email • Digests: new posts/threads in selected forums daily/weekly/monthly • "excerpt of message:" are now in the new reply email notifications • 'report post to mod' sends anonymous copy to the original poster of the message • Happy b'day emails • Newsletter / mailling integration • Opt-out list for e-mail options

Login • No more "nosessionhash" setting. • No more use cookies setting • MD5 password by javascript before it is sent to the server • Option to save cookie *on this computer* when logging in • Login/logout ability in all pages, with user/pass form -- single login system • "Want to register?" and "Forgotten your password?" before user/pass form fields, for using tab • Password break-in watches -- too many failed attempts warning with a preset wait after too many failures.

PMs • Completely revamped PM system • Integrating Tracking with the Regular Folders • Mass download of PMs in CSV, TXT, or XML format • Preview PM before sending • Ability to send PM to multiple receipents • Mark PM(s) as read/unread

Polls • Option for users to see who voted for which option (public vote) • When you vote your name is highlighted when viewing results • Poll results ordered by most to less voted • Ability to post a poll AFTER a thread had started • **NEW**: Threads that do not already have polls now include a link at the bottom of the posts lists that allows users (with permissions to create polls) to add a poll to that thread Registration/New Users • Quick registration system...username, password, email and any required custom fields and timezone • Send an email "thanks for registering and welcome to .." on user registration (welcome email) • Image / word verification for registration (requires PHP to have GD enabled)

Search • Get daily for just one category • Search only in subscribed forums • A list of ignored words or words used in a search are added to the results page • Option to find only started by 'username' • Display matching forums in results • Support for searching custom profile fields • Search for exact username (e.g. turn off wildcards) • Search flood check • Autoselect forumid for search when clicking search button on toplinks from the forum. • Quoted text excluded from search • Associate searchid with userid so people can't insert searchid's and get results they're not supposed to see • Search system is improved with regards to speed. Even faster now! • Select multiple forums to search • Search flood check does not apply to admins and mods

User Options/User CP • User Pictures - user can upload a personal picture. This picture is shown in the profile of the user. • Longer signature field with optional limit • Admins are exempt from the custom avatar post limit • Pop-up auto-refreshing buddylist with ICQ-style alerts when new buddies come online. • Subscription to Threads/Forum without receiving e-mails • Validity check for homepages • Option to enable / disable daylight savings time

More will be addeded




[CoD]Stimpy

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#2 15 years ago

sounds cool!




Private_Maestro

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#3 15 years ago

I've two questions :-

1. Is this thing a Beta version & could it crash ??? 2. When you install it, will people lose their current sig's, avatars & settings ???

:beer:




CycloCide

Sexeh like teh gizmo

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#4 15 years ago

Originally posted by Private_Maestro I've two questions :- 1. Is this thing a Beta version & could it crash ??? 2. When you install it, will people lose their current sig's, avatars & settings ??? :beer:

1. It's a public beta. 2. No, AFAIK it can import everything.




Spyder F-16

Amerika ist Wunderbar

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#5 15 years ago

I thought the password protected forums were already an option.

Or is that Infopop?




FileJune

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#6 15 years ago

Originally posted by SSGT. SPYDER I thought the password protected forums were already an option. Or is that Infopop?

that is a new feature :D

This is a advatige for members with hosted forums that have a staff forum

Originally posted by Private_Maestro I've two questions :- 1. Is this thing a Beta version & could it crash ??? 2. When you install it, will people lose their current sig's, avatars & settings ??? :beer:

we are not intalling the beta on these forum. We will install the final product

and everyone you will love the WYSIWYG Editor :dance:

we will post some screenshots soon :D




Lord Evilblobs

Revenge was here.

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#7 15 years ago

When will GamingForums be updated to VB3 :confused:




FileJune

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#8 15 years ago

hard to know exatly, vB3 is still in public beta, but it wil be real soon. :dance:




madmanfrommars

How quickly they forget...

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#9 15 years ago

I have an idea, how about a spell check just for Filejune?

Feures?




Kat

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#10 15 years ago

lol, that would be cool.

At specially for me i gues, becasue i'm not that good in English...