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Old 25 Mar 2013, 17:31
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Originally Posted by Biggles64 View Post
Helpful comment, thank you. And it leads me to ask you whether, if I load vB3, is it possible to upgrade it to vB4 at an early stage - like before I have made any mods - without too much difficulty?
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As far as I know you would have not much problems with a board without mods/customizations or just lightly moded board. Some mods are compatible even with both versions some have upgrades ready and just need to be upgraded/ or reinstalled, however there are some mods that need to be upgraded and no one has made the vb4 compatible versions so... it depends how many and which modifications/customizations are you going to implement. Also vb3 skins won't work in vb4. So, at an early stage without any mods sure, there won't be a problem.
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Old 25 Mar 2013, 18:03
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Personally, I favor vBulletin 4. It has to me a more modern feel and usually matches with what I am trying to accomplish. I also really like 3 as well. I would have no problem using either one. Really it would just depend on the project for me.
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Old 25 Mar 2013, 21:49
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Originally Posted by Biggles64 View Post
Thanks DJ. You have reminded me of what caused me some particular difficulty with using vB4 in that I couldn't make head nor tail of how to change anything using CSS. As I recall, I found it relatively easy to make my own alterations to style code using vB3 but could never work out how to do the same thing using vB4's CSS-based layout.
You may find that that's really only a matter of not being familiar with CSS over basic HTML. But when you start digging into CSS, you find that it's can be something of a major time saver. Not to mention, the overall benefits of CSS based layouts.
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