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Announcement Software Update Tonight 9pm PST

Discussion in 'Packer Forum Announcements' started by robdog, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. robdog

    robdog Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    I mentioned that change was coming to Packer Forum and so it is time to upgrade the forum software here. I am expecting about 15-30 minutes of downtime, but there could be another hour or so of the site acting up while I configure the new update.

    Thanks.
     
  2. 7thFloorRA

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    No shoutbox?????????????????
     
  3. robdog

    robdog Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    No that is coming back. Making a completely NEW style for this new version. It will be back tonight, scouts honor!
     
  4. mhnessie

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    Like it so far. Fresh colors, modern design, good job ! :tup:
     
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  5. Dan115

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    Is very slow now for me. Does not work good with my server.
     
  6. robdog

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    Long way to go but it is getting there slowly but surely. :)
     
  7. robdog

    robdog Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    I am working with the CDN (content delivery network) right now, so I will let you know when I get that fixed. Should be soon...
     
  8. longtimefan

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    Some other site(s) like to change servers---and layout something like once a month...Maybe more..

    Good to know we only we only do it once a year or so
     
  9. Dan115

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    OK, thank you. I love your site. I hope you do not change it too much.
     
  10. robdog

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    For right now, I took the site back down to the BARE minimum and will be re-implementing things one at a time.

    The biggest reason for this is responsive design. Just check the site out on your mobile phone. (without Tapatalk)
     
  11. 7thFloorRA

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    I am loving the new look so far. Good to know the shout will be back. Don't know what I would do without it.
     
  12. GoPGo

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    Will tapatalk support be coming back?
     
  13. robdog

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    Yes, I am going to be hooking that up again real soon.

    *edit - Okay, I updated the Tapatalk plugin and there seems to be an issue with Tapatalk at the moment. As soon as they get a fix I will get that applied to this forum.
     
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  14. buggybill2003

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    Not sure I like it so far sorry.....:sick:
     
  15. robdog

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    Its all good, I have a few more things to do to get back on track and really close to the way it looked before the update. Just takes some time starting a style from scratch. And if there are particular things you don't like, please let me know. (seriously, send me a personal conversation and I will see what I can do)
     
  16. GoPGo

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    Actually I'm replying on tapatalk right now.
     
  17. buggybill2003

    buggybill2003 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I`ll re-word my comment sorry. At the moment it`s taking a little getting used to. No offence intended :)
     
  18. robdog

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    Did a small update today to fix random bugs in the forum software and implement some speed improvements. (upgrade to XenForo 1.2.1) Let me know if you guys see any issues.

    Thanks.
     

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