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XF Move To-Do List

Discussion in 'Announcements and Rules' started by Vanathor, Nov 26, 2014.

  1. Vanathor

    Vanathor Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    Alright, I think this is a good dedicated place to start compiling the stuff we need to do to for the board to make it 'habitable' and improve performance in general
    • Multiquote needs to be enabled.
    • A decent paid theme needs to be acquired and installed. Bought this myself. Your welcome. Check out the Dark Responsive (Green)
    • Various add-ons need to be put into place.
    • Certain permissions need to be fixed.
    • Vanathor totally needs to be made a mod :p
    • If performance continues to suffer server needs to be upgraded.
    • Tags need to be enabled.
    • Expanded Search installed and populated.
    • Permissions altered so people can delete their own posts.
    Please post fixes you guys want here for @tehelgee to fix later, and various wants as you think of them.

    List of Desired Add-ons
     
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  2. Biigoh

    Biigoh Tanuki Land. Tanuki Law. Moderator

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    Internal links (in posts and quotes) need to be readjusted
     
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  3. alethiophile

    alethiophile Shadowed Philosopher Administrator

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    Depending on how much access we have to the database, it might be possible to run procedural fixes for various of the BBcode incompatibilities. There unfortunately doesn't seem to be an easy equivalence between post URLs across the two systems, so it would have a hard time fixing those, but stuff like image links, embeds and attributed quotes could all be fixed. (In theory at least.)
     
  4. ultima333

    ultima333 Always Sleepy Moderator

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    Search currently seems borked. Trying to search for old threads that I remember liking to Watch them, but Search isn't turning up much of anything.
     
  5. Vanathor

    Vanathor Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    One thing I forgot to mention: I think the page-length needs to be adjusted to 30 posts from the current fifty. I feel like its too hard to read at present.

    The search engine is not even up yet. It needs to be installed and populated with a secondary database first.
     
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  6. Fallenblades643

    Fallenblades643 Seeker of the Divine Taste

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    These Should be addressed sometime tomorrow once someones had some sleep~

    Trophies may also be something that we can all play with a little bit.
     
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  7. Biigoh

    Biigoh Tanuki Land. Tanuki Law. Moderator

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    I kind of like it at 50 posts per thread page
     
  8. Dreadis

    Dreadis No idea whats going on

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    It was set at 50 posts before on the smf. On the test run for xenforo it defaulted to 20 before tehelgee fixed it. I personally prefer 50 per page.
     
  9. Vanathor

    Vanathor Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    I just think its too long and hard to navigate. Now I feel twenty a page is to short, which is why I think a good happy medium to be thirty-five or so.
     
  10. ChandraMagic

    ChandraMagic Just a Bit Ditzy

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    The problem is that everything is bigger with XF. SMF was slim, and kinda small, and the 50 page worked. Now, it's this huge slog down the page.

    I would go with the default 20 myself, but 30 seems doable.
     
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  11. RCa

    RCa Versed in the lewd.

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    • Add a link to the IRC chatroom.
     
  12. touhou ranfuku

    touhou ranfuku Versed in the lewd.

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    One post currently gets 10000 characters limited. Remove or not?
    [] Yes, so long snippet/update doesn't need double post.
    [] No, 10000 characters is alright to me, too long post and it's hard to follow what's going on.
    Should "Current thread viewing members" be bar available at the bottom of the thread like SB?
    [] Yes, so we know how many QQers checking the thread.
    [] No, let's keep it the old way like before.
     
  13. Fallenblades643

    Fallenblades643 Seeker of the Divine Taste

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    Hm, the Recent posts section may also need to be re-sized. It might be simplest to cut it down to the top 5 most recent rather then 10.
     
  14. Valette-Serafina

    Valette-Serafina Shameless Shadow

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    [X] Yes, so long snippet/update doesn't need double post.
    It'd be nice to be able to write long things.
     
  15. Bre Karn

    Bre Karn Writer of Glorious Smut

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    Yeah scratch the character limit.

    Also how about a dice roller for quests/RPs?

    What about a vote counting app?
     
  16. yrsillar

    yrsillar Dapper Cthulhu

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    [X] Yes, so long snippet/update doesn't need double post.
    It'd be nice to be able to write long things.

    Going to second this. my updates are long, and editing is already a pain, I really don't want to have to make three or four posts an update
     
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  17. Xicree

    Xicree Destroy and Rejoice!

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    Yep, that character limit needs to be nuked.
     
  18. Valette-Serafina

    Valette-Serafina Shameless Shadow

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    I can't edit my indexes. The posts are too long.
    By that measure, I won't be able to post updates when they're ready.

    It'd be nice if that changed.
     
  19. tehelgee

    tehelgee The stern gaze of justice. Administrator

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    The character limit has been removed.
     
  20. Xicree

    Xicree Destroy and Rejoice!

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    One other problem. The Recent post list always leads to the first post of the thread rather than the one which it is announcing. Any way of fixing this?
     
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  21. Vanathor

    Vanathor Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    Big one. questionablequesting.com needs to redirect to the board again. Still leads to the smf forum.
     
  22. tehelgee

    tehelgee The stern gaze of justice. Administrator

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    Only mod for it is outdated, but you can already do it manually.

    Elaborate?

    Lets see how the server handles what we've got first.[/QUOTE]

    That is, unfortunately, gonna be on the users to handle. A little work for each, maybe, but it'd be a mountain of work for me.

    There will be one on the Hydrogen and Nitrogen styles, but I'm not sure about the others. Maybe our resident Stylist can look into it? :)
     
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  23. tehelgee

    tehelgee The stern gaze of justice. Administrator

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    It already does. Nothing I can do about people going to questionablequesting.com/index.php or any previous post or thread links.

    I've altered the maintenance mode to tell people to come here, though.
     
  24. Valette-Serafina

    Valette-Serafina Shameless Shadow

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    If you follow the link under the last poster's name, it takes you to that message.
    Thank you.
     
  25. Vanathor

    Vanathor Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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  26. tehelgee

    tehelgee The stern gaze of justice. Administrator

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  27. doomlord9

    doomlord9 Experienced.

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    Is there any way to view the old forum but not be able to post to it? It'd be MUCH easier to adjust index links if you could follow the old links in the SMF forum and note their inter-thread post number to locate them in the XF forum rather than having to trawl through the entire thread post by post and then figuring out which index link is supposed to go to which post.
     
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  28. tehelgee

    tehelgee The stern gaze of justice. Administrator

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    Unfortunately, no. Lag's already bad enough with just Xenforo. If people were accessing both forums, it'd slow everything down to a crawl.
     
  29. Selias

    Selias Experienced.

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    What's up with forum.questionablequesting.com being exchanged for http://104.171.4.145? Also, reply should go down to the quick-reply box, rather than re-directing you to a new window. There's no drop-down windows, either, like for your alerts and account options.

    EDIT: Apparently, editing your posts takes you to a new window, as well.
     
  30. Vanathor

    Vanathor Super Happy Awesome Fun Time

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    Try a different theme. It does all of that correctly, at least for Dark Responsive.

    It's been exchanged because it will take a while for the DNS servers to successfully connect the new server with the URL address. Once that gets fixed in a day or so, we will have everything where it should be. Same thing happened to SV the day or so after it was set up, I believe IIRC.