My vBulletin forum www.purebibleforum.com
, that I use mostly as a blog, has a glitch, pages changing to white no data occasionally.
PhP error, likely, according to the vBulletin forum, where they are helping the analysis.https://www.vbulleti...becomes-white-screen
My plans are to consider a change of forum software, but that is really based on other considerations. Xenforo has made a big splash, and there is another I am checking out. One good thing on vBulletin is that after my initial expense of a couple of hundred many years back, they have had virtually no additional expense. (I have skipped the upgrade to 5 anyway.)
Part of my solution was having the host (Liquid Web) give me an earlier version, I get the data of the one page, source, send it to some notes, and then put the regular MYSQL data back. Something I should learn to do myself. And that is working fine.
In the midst of all that I figured this would be a superb time to really see if the website can be handled well by an offline browser. I decided to try two that are free with decent reputations and reasonably active:HttTrack - https://www.httrack.com/
CyoTech WebCopy - https://www.cyotek.com/cyotek-webcopy
These things can be SLOW.
HttTrack has done 1 1/3 Gigabtye in about 13 hours. My guess is that it is halfway done.
Cyotek seems similar.
Hmm.. I usually ignore multi-threaded download accelerators, they might help here.
Of course, this is something I might do once a month or two, unattended, so speed is not that important.
Your thoughts on the motif, tools, speed alternatives?
If I have an offline browser on my disk (the software changes all the urls to disk locations), and I have a website glitch on a single page/thread, I will not have to bother upstairs with the host. I could simply go to a functioning earlier version of that page, and in 10 minutes, rebuild it as a new thread. (The url will change, no big deal.)