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Ivor

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Upgrading the forum software
« on: Apr 03, 2014, 13:11:59 »
I see we are on an old version of the forum software, is there a reason why we haven't upgraded for a while?

Our forum does look a little dated and I think it would be nice to use some of the newer functionality provided in the latest browsers.

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Re: Upgrading the forum software
« Reply #1 on: Apr 03, 2014, 13:36:07 »
We're on SMF version 1. At some point we'll move to SMF 2, but version 1 still works well enough and is still getting security patches where necessary, while version 2 is getting still bug fixes, though it's now looking more stable. However, the gallery is next on my update list.

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Forum software.
« Reply #2 on: Jul 08, 2014, 07:30:23 »
Forum software.

Just a thought, looking at Caroles recent post regarding posts being at the top or bottom ect,
I know the software that we use dosen't allow for thredded posts, but is there any free software that does,
I know that there are at least 20 different free forum software packages out there, have we thought about looking in to this.

One forum i do like is this one http://www.dpreview.com/forums/1021

although it is a custom forum designed by the host himself, i like the tree view layout, so that you can see each individual repost against the original post.

Any thoughts on this?

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