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Forum: vB3 Design and Graphics Discussions 03 Sep 2011, 23:20
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By RedWingFan
Conditional help needed for postbit

I'm adding something to the postbit templates for our discussion board. Here's what I'm after: if the specific forum is visible to the public, whether or not a user is logged in, I want the item...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 11 Apr 2011, 07:17
Replies: 53
Views: 2,776
Posted By RedWingFan
I have access to a couple of different web...

I have access to a couple of different web servers, including dedicated. vB4 overall is just not as responsive.



Conditions unfortunately are a necessary evil. I've had to do the same...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 07 Apr 2011, 21:51
Replies: 53
Views: 2,776
Posted By RedWingFan
Bought the 4.x license just to keep updated with...

Bought the 4.x license just to keep updated with the 3.7/3.8 series. Set up a test 4.x forum--the moderators don't like it, and the test users didn't like the sluggishness. As the site admin and...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 07 Apr 2011, 21:45
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By RedWingFan
Old ImpEx versions

Does anyone have any of the old versions of ImpEx? I'm trying to find one of the first releases that has WebBBS in it. I have four archived versions of ImpEx, but there is a gap of a few years...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 12 Jan 2010, 17:22
Replies: 833
Views: 172,215
Posted By RedWingFan
A lot of us have already been using InnoDB for...

A lot of us have already been using InnoDB for years, so it's nothing new. It is always accounted for when we submit to tweaking threads over at vb.com . At many hosts though, InnoDB is nowhere...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 09 Jan 2010, 01:50
Replies: 1,093
Views: 151,174
Posted By RedWingFan
Keep up the good work! I installed RC2 two days...

Keep up the good work! I installed RC2 two days ago and despite a few minor things, it is coming along nicely. Thanks much!
Forum: Community Lounge 07 Jan 2010, 18:46
Replies: 32
Views: 2,913
Posted By RedWingFan
Semi-related: there is a neat plugin for Firefox...

Semi-related: there is a neat plugin for Firefox called AutoPager that will load subsequent pages on many sites. It works on some of my vBulletin forums (ones I visits, and two I operate), some of...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 07 Jan 2010, 16:55
Replies: 833
Views: 172,215
Posted By RedWingFan
Having written my own web apps in PHP (and a few...

Having written my own web apps in PHP (and a few in JS/AJAX), I can agree that just about any software out there is a "work in progress". Especially mine! ;) However, there are some minor but very...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 05 Jan 2010, 21:36
Replies: 211
Views: 49,836
Posted By RedWingFan
Most "Miserable" mod ever! :D Long-time user,...

Most "Miserable" mod ever! :D

Long-time user, back before it was written as a "product". My mods love it! Thanks Paul!
Forum: Community Lounge 05 Jan 2010, 20:00
Replies: 32
Views: 2,913
Posted By RedWingFan
It looks like Bing is just trying to out-Google...

It looks like Bing is just trying to out-Google Google. :erm: (Did that make sense?) Bing is still either a Crosby or a cherry in my book...
Forum: vBulletin.org Site Feedback 05 Jan 2010, 19:55
Replies: 66
Views: 3,575
Posted By RedWingFan
It's been slow for me as well. It's probably due...

It's been slow for me as well.

It's probably due to 30,000+ members asking when their favorite modification is going to be released for 4.0. ;) Or the other dozen of us clamoring for Sphinx...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 05 Jan 2010, 06:31
Replies: 1,093
Views: 151,174
Posted By RedWingFan
Thanks for taking the lead on this one,...

Thanks for taking the lead on this one, entertain. I'm not installing yet, but am watching for later releases (I've subscribed to this mod). iTrader and Sphinx search are the two deal killers for...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 04 Jan 2010, 04:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By RedWingFan
To add to what kontrabass writes: Google Search...

To add to what kontrabass writes: Google Search (any version) can't work properly, as it is not a real-time search directly on our database tables. Google can only search on the content it spiders...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 03 Jan 2010, 04:30
Replies: 833
Views: 172,215
Posted By RedWingFan
We are as well. I put it on our private test...

We are as well. I put it on our private test forum so the staff could get used to it, but it'll be quite a few months before we can put it on our main forum. The only good thing is that we had an...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 02 Jan 2010, 17:01
Replies: 833
Views: 172,215
Posted By RedWingFan
I'm afraid to ask how much... :( We run on...

I'm afraid to ask how much... :( We run on donation funds ONLY.



I only got the idea that the search system was more "modular" now (??), meaning it would be easier to support alternate search...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 29 Dec 2009, 22:24
Replies: 833
Views: 172,215
Posted By RedWingFan
True dat! :D ;) --------------- Added...

True dat! :D

;)

--------------- Added 1262125966 at 1262125966 ---------------

P.S. I'd blame the Steelers, actually--our server is in Pittsburgh. It's just the boneheaded server admin who lives...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 29 Dec 2009, 20:48
Replies: 833
Views: 172,215
Posted By RedWingFan
We have close to 4.5 million posts, and even in...

We have close to 4.5 million posts, and even in our private test board with only around 170,000 posts, search drags. I can't see going back to MySQL fulltext search any time soon. (Plus, there are...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 24 Dec 2009, 05:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,438
Posted By RedWingFan
I'm waiting for any kind of Sphinx modification...

I'm waiting for any kind of Sphinx modification (plugin, product, whatever) in vB4 before we can upgrade our production forum over to it. I don't know enough about vB to code my own, or adapt the...
Forum: vBulletin 3.6 Add-ons 14 Dec 2009, 00:23
Replies: 136
Views: 37,584
Posted By RedWingFan
I haven't gotten it to work in ANY...

I haven't gotten it to work in ANY version.

Uninstalled.
Forum: Forum and Server Management 14 Dec 2009, 00:22
Replies: 103
Views: 14,792
Posted By RedWingFan
Strictly through replacement variables. I didn't...

Strictly through replacement variables. I didn't even know how that feature worked until one of vB's staff replied in a post (probably in this thread ;) ) that it could "rewrite" HTML before it got...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 11 Dec 2009, 13:50
Replies: 103
Views: 14,792
Posted By RedWingFan
We certainly don't have THAT much! :D I do see...

We certainly don't have THAT much! :D I do see the difference in our bandwidth usage stats though, so I know I had SimpleCDN working correctly. Just eyeballing the stats, we are serving out about...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 10 Dec 2009, 21:27
Replies: 103
Views: 14,792
Posted By RedWingFan
Since our $15 "play money" ran out, I disabled...

Since our $15 "play money" ran out, I disabled using SimpleCDN for now. I have been monitoring our server CPU loads using Cacti, and there has been NO change in loads since we started serving images...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 10 Dec 2009, 21:23
Replies: 833
Views: 172,215
Posted By RedWingFan
Sphinx 0.9.9-Stable is now out. I just compiled...

Sphinx 0.9.9-Stable is now out. I just compiled it on our dedicated box, killed and restarted searchd, and am rebuilding the indexes. So far, so good! I will have to wait until next month to see...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 10 Sep 2009, 01:24
Replies: 103
Views: 14,792
Posted By RedWingFan
That's one reason I went with the replacement...

That's one reason I went with the replacement variable option: I didn't want to invest a lot of work in something that we were only using on a trial basis, and be too difficult to undo if we decided...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 09 Sep 2009, 23:41
Replies: 103
Views: 14,792
Posted By RedWingFan
Did you go the replacement variable route, or did...

Did you go the replacement variable route, or did you do something else? I realize that I'm probably missing a handful of files, but at least I have the majority of them on the CDN. My solution may...
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