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HostBill Forums Changelog
« on: May 20, 2013, 04:34:50 PM »
In order to keep everyone informed about the changes to the website, I will be posting a standard changelog of changes made to the website. The dates of changes will be marked by the post's postdate, and will be followed by a bulleted list of changes made. This is to keep everyone updated just in case any issues occur.

To report issues, please use the Requests - Suggestions - Feedback board and all issues will be looked into.
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2013, 05:04:30 PM »
  • Added Skype profile option.
  • Fixed Board Moderator access to standard boards.
  • Added Third Party Projects child board to Project Boards - Mods & Addons board.
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2013, 08:03:57 AM »
  • Changed colors of HostBill Forum users.
  • Added new questions for anti-spam / registration measures.
  • Added filters to obfuscate language deemed to be vulgar. Filters may be turned off by individual users manually.
  • Disabled language support as the forum is only configured for one language.
  • Cleaned up SMF packages in database.
  • Increased size per attachment in posts from 2MBs to 4MBs. (Increases to come pending plugins in development section)
  • Increased total post attachments size from 4MBs to 16MBs. (Increases to come pending plugins in development section)
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2013, 07:19:07 PM »
  • Added search feature to forum menu reducing forum post search time.
  • Forums now display who's currently viewing which boards.
  • Forum users may now toggle displays of word censoring for vulgar language.
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2013, 07:54:59 PM »
  • Forum users may now change their display names.
  • Increased members displayed in members index to 50. (Previously reduced for testing purposes)
  • Go up / down buttons added to all forum posts for ease of navigation.
  • Added simple search feature with link to advanced search.
  • Searches limited to one search every 10 seconds.
  • Limited search results to 100 posts & 10 pages.
  • Plugin developer group membership is available upon request to developers.
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2013, 07:43:12 AM »
  • Added Developers Discussion Board to keep projects and development discussions separate.
  • Child boards post counts are now counted in the parent boards to show the real post counts.
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2013, 01:45:12 AM »
  • Topics pertaining to issues users are having may now be marked as solved with a button at the bottom of a post.
  • Minor template changes to get topics working with the solved buttons.
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2013, 02:25:59 AM »
  • Added Community Support boards to the forum.
  • Moved all support requests to the new community support board.
  • Modified stickies in the Forum Rules and Information board.
  • Updated the "Forum Rules - Simple" topic with additional rules. (Still easy rules to follow)




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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2013, 07:17:20 PM »
  • Added a private board for security posts and topics. You must have 25 posts (Be an active participant) for access to this board.
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2013, 09:00:38 PM »
  • Moving boards around to reduce forum clutter.
  • Moved private Security boards to a child board under Community Support.
  • Moved HostBill Guides & Quick Fixes board to a child board under Community Support.
  • Moved Project Boards - Mods & Addons to a child board under Developers Discussion Board.
  • Moved Third Party Projects board to a child board under Developers Discussion Board.
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #10 on: May 29, 2013, 09:09:42 PM »
  • Updated forum descriptions to keep forums clean and tight. Text shouldn't wrap anymore for board descriptions.
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #11 on: May 29, 2013, 09:25:42 PM »
  • John has been added to the list of Community Managers. (Global Moderator)
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #12 on: May 29, 2013, 10:17:07 PM »
  • Warning system added to the forums for users who violate the rules. Racism will NOT be tolerated.
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #13 on: June 06, 2013, 12:53:19 AM »
  • Added a petitions board to the forums for users to demonstrate support for a cause in an easy to read, organized fashion for HostBill.
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Re: HostBill Forums Changelog
« Reply #14 on: June 06, 2013, 02:06:22 AM »
  • Allowed size of uploaded attachments doubled. Attachments may now be 2MBs in size.
  • Total allowed size of total uploaded attachments doubled per post. Total attachments may now be 8MBs in size.
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