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Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« on: August 30, 2015, 09:12:21 AM »
Hi all!

Thanks for your patience!
The forum upgrade has taken place -- tons of fixes, upgrades, and changes.

Hopefully there won't be too many problems -- but there are bound to be some.  Please report them here.



A big thanks to dc member Stephen for all the help testing.
And thanks also to hamradio for doing some work on the badges and icons.

And a HUGE thanks to everyone who has donated to the site, especially during the last fundraiser -- it's only because of your support that it's feasible to spend the time on this kind of thing.
« Last Edit: August 30, 2015, 06:36:03 PM by mouser »

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2015, 09:53:52 AM »
OMG   ;)

Thanks mouser, will report if any

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2015, 09:58:10 AM »
This is not exclusive to DC or even new SMF, but personally I dislike when "Unread topics: New | All" is the only option up top (except the Go To dropdown ofcourse). These two links don't include the threads I have posted in.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2015, 10:13:11 AM »
I don't see "new replies to your posts" or anything other than a list of forums(and the already mentioned "unread topics.")

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2015, 10:17:54 AM »
Miles, check the new Go To.. menu, you will see an entry for "Unread replies", which I think is what you want.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2015, 10:19:29 AM »
For quicker access to that, bookmark: http://www.donationc...action=unreadreplies

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2015, 10:21:44 AM »
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I dislike when "Unread topics: New | All" is the only option up top (except the Go To dropdown ofcourse). These two links don't include the threads I have posted in.

I added the GoTo menu with links to lots of useful pages.. I'm afraid the top area only has room for a couple of links, so we have to decide which are the most important.

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2015, 10:25:15 AM »
Understood thanks, for me I will bookmark http://www.donationc...x.php?action=rtopics

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2015, 11:10:43 AM »
Looking good so far, though Firefox for Android doesn't like the https site much yet, but other browsers seem to work fine.  :Thmbsup:

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2015, 11:13:37 AM »
just checking https on chrome also looks borked.. not sure why.. any ideas?

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #10 on: August 30, 2015, 11:16:47 AM »
Hm, have to take back some of my words:
Funny fact: When accessing the forum using https, the recent post links at the bottom connect over http :o (https wasn't available/tested in the trial conversion)

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report your issues here
« Reply #11 on: August 30, 2015, 11:22:37 AM »
Another funny fact:
The recent list shows the original title of the thread, instead of the title (subject) of the last post of the thread (testing this now by inserting 'your' in the subject)

Edit: Confirmed.

NB Could the http/https issue be a webserver setting? All links, like the Reply button switch over to http when startjng off on https.

Advantage to me is that https refreshes the page when backing out a thread to the Recent list :-[ Very useful when on a tablet.

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« Reply #12 on: August 30, 2015, 11:36:29 AM »
Quote from: mouser
Thanks for your patience!

Short format is operable in 2.X ( http://www.donationc...index.php?msg=387777 ).

Next create the Overground board for public Dialogues
and develop the Global Quoting mod please.
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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #13 on: August 30, 2015, 11:37:46 AM »
is https access of the forum working now?

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2015, 11:38:34 AM »
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Another funny fact:
The recent list shows the original title of the thread, instead of the title (subject) of the last post of the thread (testing this now by inserting 'your' in the subject)

can you give me the url of the pages where this happens?

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2015, 11:48:12 AM »
Now switched to Windows, and Firefox on Windows only started behaving somewhat decent after disabling Avast WebShield HTTPS scanning, as it inserts a fake root certificate, probably unacceptable to Mozilla.

The Donationcoder.com StartCom SSL certificate does support both SHA256 and SHA1 encryption, and SHA1 (with expiration after January 1st 2016) is declared unsafe by Google (first) and Mozilla (hours later), even though it should be accepted with expiration date until January 1st 2017 :'( (See SHA1 Deprecation)

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #16 on: August 30, 2015, 11:48:59 AM »
is https access of the forum working now?
It does seem to work a lot better now! I'll keep testing for a short while...

Edit: HTTPS does seem to work OK now, tested on Windows (FireFox and Edge), Android Phone (FireFox) (tablet is on the charger, I'll test that later), and iPhone (iOS8 Safari).
« Last Edit: August 30, 2015, 11:59:48 AM by Ath »

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #17 on: August 30, 2015, 12:02:49 PM »
All seems fine using Firefox 41.0b5.
https is good too (and when using https everywhere Add-on).
So far, it looks like an uneventful changeover. Nice work.    :Thmbsup:

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #18 on: August 30, 2015, 12:24:45 PM »
HTTPS does seem to work OK now, tested on Windows (FireFox and Edge), Android Phone (FireFox) (tablet is on the charger, I'll test that later)
Just tested on the tablet with Firefox on Android and all is fine there too, now that https is set up correctly :up:

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #19 on: August 30, 2015, 12:33:02 PM »
Another funny fact:
The recent list shows the original title of the thread, instead of the title (subject) of the last post of the thread (testing this now by inserting 'your' in the subject)
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Advantage to me is that https refreshes the page when backing out a thread to the Recent list :-[ Very useful when on a tablet.
Additional advantage of showing the actual title of the last post is/was that most browsers display the link as 'visited', in a somewhat different color, after it's read, so any new messages can be easily recognized when refreshing the browser after returning to the page after some time (from other work). So yes, this is a feature I'd like to return :up:

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #20 on: August 30, 2015, 12:34:26 PM »
can you give me the url of the pages where this happens?
The front-page of the forum... ('Active Topics' as the previous list of Recent Posts is now called)

Edit: Post #11 has a changed title, but it didn't show like that in the Active Topics list when it was the most recent
Screenshot - 30-08-2015 , 19_36_40.png
« Last Edit: August 30, 2015, 12:39:57 PM by Ath »

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #21 on: August 30, 2015, 12:50:44 PM »
Another issue:
Some users seem to have lost their Avatar (f.e. Contro, Innuendo) in 'favor' of some default forum-avatar. Most likely because the list of forum-avatars has been revisited/added to/removed from (aka: renumbered). (Some of us are OK as we've uploaded a custom avatar 8))

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #22 on: August 30, 2015, 12:53:12 PM »
Some users seem to have lost their Avatar (f.e. Contro, Innuendo)

I *thought* they both didn't have an avatar (?)
Tom

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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #23 on: August 30, 2015, 12:55:53 PM »
Forum looks great - thanks to mouser and anyone else involved :-*

But the Cody banner will need to change colour - it clashes with the forum theme.
If there is a copy of it as a vector file, I could mess around with the colours.
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Re: Forum Upgraded August 30, 2015 - Report issues here
« Reply #24 on: August 30, 2015, 01:12:37 PM »
Mouser, I've sent you a PM with an issue...