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Discussion in 'Counter-Battery Fire' started by Otto, Mar 3, 2017.

  1. Otto

    Otto No More Half Measures Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    The plaster is still drying, but we are moved in. still very much a work in progress, but all basic functionality is active, with all previous posts available (and more!).

    With the understanding we are still learning how to use this software, go ahead and take a look around, kick the tires, and leave your feedback here. Let me know anything you think might be worth tweaking.

    It is already heaps better under the hood than the previous software we had. Feedback from the guinea pigs at WW2Talk is all positive.

    Thanks again to the mighty Patrons on both site.

    Here is to the future.
     
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  2. Poppy

    Poppy grasshopper

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    Cheers, to the future.
    i'm enjoying the unboxing of the new WW2F.
     
  3. dbf

    dbf Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Congrats on the move Otto, looking good.

    Hope you're considering a Recent Posts tab.

    Is the feed for Profile messages staying on the front page / accessible even if not logged on?
     
  4. von Poop

    von Poop Waspish WW2|ORG Editor

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    Temporary direct 'Recent posts' link for you, D:
    Code:
    http://www.ww2f.com/find-new/posts?recent=1
     
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  5. Mussolini

    Mussolini Gaming Guru Patron  

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    Does this software have the ability to allow us users to create our own color-schemes? Might be interesting to see what some Rogues come up with.
     
  6. Sheldrake

    Sheldrake Member

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    I logged in today to find a new colour scheme with white writing on pale blue background which I find impossible to read clearly.

    Is this a setting I can change, if so how?
     
  7. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Member

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    I notice on the sister site there is the option for 'Recent Posts' which I dont see on this site, I find it a very useful 'option'

    TD

    edited to add:
    I note you can get to it by selecting 'New Posts' then selecting "view all recent posts" but its a little clumsy if I may say
     
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  8. Otto

    Otto No More Half Measures Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    I hate it too Sheldrake. This is the default template, which I am working on changing.

    Merging this with XenForo Feedback thread.
     
  9. KJ Jr

    KJ Jr Well-Known Member Patron  

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    Maybe it's just my issue (which is entirely possible) the "home" tag redirects to the old www.ww2f.com. Not a big deal just FYI.
     
  10. Mussolini

    Mussolini Gaming Guru Patron  

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    Must be you...when I click 'Home' it takes me to the main forum with all the threads listed.
     
  11. KJ Jr

    KJ Jr Well-Known Member Patron  

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    Yeah, just checked again. Still redirecting me. Wonder if I can do it on my end?
     
  12. von Poop

    von Poop Waspish WW2|ORG Editor

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    My guess would be the best you could do is just wait 24hrs, KJ.
    It sounds like the DNS (location info) hasn't quite updated for you yet. There are ways to force it but they're a bit of a fiddle and such issues should shake out automatically with time.

    (Just flushing browser cache sometimes sorts it too, if you can be arsed.)
     
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    KJ Jr Well-Known Member Patron  

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    Thanks VP. Your probably right.
     
  14. Owen

    Owen O Patron  

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    as Adam sez, clear cache.
    My bookmark to here took me to the redirectpage.
    I could only get to the new ww2f via a link Otto gave us at ww2talk, which had a different url.
    I've just deleted my browsing history & now I'm here properly via my bookmark .
     
  15. KJ Jr

    KJ Jr Well-Known Member Patron  

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    Thanks Owen. I'll give it a shot.
     
  16. Otto

    Otto No More Half Measures Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    I've been informed the password reset function get squirrely during the captcha phase. I'll resolve this asap.

    Working on a new theme currently. This one has to go.
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Is there a way to ignore certain sub forums?
     
  18. von Poop

    von Poop Waspish WW2|ORG Editor

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    Not really without a plugin, but you can build a kind of personalised set of forums with the 'watched forums' button above:

    Capture.JPG


    You add forums to your little list from the top right of each one.

    Capture.JPG

    Then just open 'Watched forums' as your day to day view and all the stump shit forums you want to avoid can be more easily skirted.
     
  19. formerjughead

    formerjughead The Cooler King

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    How the heck do you post on this
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    Oh well.
     

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