Announcement Major Forum Upgrade - Monday 23rd April 2018

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We will be performing a major migration over to the new Xenforo 2.0 software on Monday next week. This change to leave the outdated Xenforo 1.2.6 platform will require large reconfiguration of forum addons, and the forum theme itself. As a result, the forum may be closed during these works for a period of upto 24hrs.

For more information on Xenforo 2.0, and the changes/additional features it brings, What's New in Xenforo 2.0?
 

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We're going to begin the process around 4pm this afternoon, all being well.
When we reopen, there is a chance some forum add-ons and theme elements won't be available straight away.
 

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We have successfully migrated to Xenforo 2 - a major overhaul to retire the now unsupported Xenforo 1.

For at least the rest of today, and perhaps longer, we will be running without some of the addons/plugins you expect, in addition to us missing some elements of our design. These will be upgraded and/or replaced if they are not compatible, in the coming day or two.

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Got to say, I like the new upgrade. Looks very slick. Will take some time to get used to the new layout, but I like it thus far.
 

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How many shades of grey are there?

Like it - clearer to read and front seems bigger.
 

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Very swish. Will take a bit of getting used to, but as long as it loads quicker than the other versions I'll be happy.
 

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New server and new forum software in the space of a couple days :ds:
 

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Just missing the bit of the profile that says who the poster supports, hopefully that is one of the things being added in the near future. Otherwise looks great :)
Good spot, hadn't noticed that. It's on the list for tomorrow.

Chaps if there's anything else glaringly obvious that's not done by this time tomorrow please feel free to list it in this thread.

Tomorrow the majority of the missing plugins will be sourced & installed.
 

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There doesn't seem to be a 'mark forum read' option for individual forums, just an option to 'mark all forums as read' which would clear the lot?
 

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I'm liking this. No big blank space to the left on my desktop browser as there was before. Nice and compact. Would sacrifice a bit of that for user titles, locations and support as Blue Lion pokes at. Well designed.
 

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The chat reel at the bottom needs to go. I dip into the chat occasionally but that should be my choice, not be forced upon me.

Mark read only works on all forums, not on individual subsections.

Yet to view the mobile version although the old version was pretty good.

Teams supported and other info previously available needs to show by posts.
 

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Good spot, hadn't noticed that. It's on the list for tomorrow.

Chaps if there's anything else glaringly obvious that's not done by this time tomorrow please feel free to list it in this thread.

Tomorrow the majority of the missing plugins will be sourced & installed.
LOTAL is still here.
 

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It does not show you anymore which members are currently viewing a thread, oh and the smileys are still pretty lame with some of them quite outdated.

Like all these ones. :heskey::flint::jones::mowbray::ainsley::eek:bama:

Some of which don't even work. lol
 

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I'm adding/resolving the following this evening;

Posters Supporters Tag - Done
Posters Likes - Done
Members/Guests Viewing Thread - Done
Removal of Broken Smilies - Done
Configuration of Ads Manager, Permissions & Fixing Template Errors - Outstanding


I'll also check to ensure it's possible to completely hide the shoutbox on all devices.
 
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