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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby PKBasu » Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:51 am

Still unable to publish my piece on Yuki Bhambri for the front-page. Can someone please authorize publication? Front-page news isn't news if we publish it 12-24 hours (or more  :damn:!!) later.

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby PKBasu » Wed Dec 19, 2007 4:50 am

Looks as if we are getting attacked by trolls and other e-vandals. Yesterday one thread had a cialis/viagra advertisement, and the latest person to join the forum has a moniker like "asiavidpornsex" or something similar.

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby jaydeep » Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:23 am

Yes, we need to take some preventive action.

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby kujo » Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:27 pm

suggested preventive action:
One of the steps during registration should have an image file with convuluted numbers/characters (randomly generated). This should avoid the automated bots from signing up and posting junk on this forum...  :)

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby Dhruv » Thu Dec 20, 2007 9:27 pm

Done.  Could someone make sure it isn't too diffficult to read.

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby kujo » Thu Dec 20, 2007 9:50 pm

Hi Dhruv,

nice one. I am able to read the characters - no problems.

I like the audio link and possibility of requesting another image. good job!

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby kujo » Fri Dec 21, 2007 6:54 pm

kujo wrote:Thanks Dhruv.   What, one more switch, so soon? You must be having a lot of free time!  :kookoo: I would say, no to PhbBB simply because, we are using SMF already and probably better to upgrade (to V2) on the same software.

I went looking for a solution in the SMF site and found one.  Here is the link.  It looks promising for sure.

Description:
Using this mod, forum users can choose which boards they wish to monitor in a recent posts listing.

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The user settings are available at the profile section. Beneath the "look and layout preferences" users will find a new item called "Recent posts preferences".

This mod is compatible with all versions of 1.1, including the RC's.



Let me know whether this is an easier thing to do.... :)

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Re-posting my earlier request.  Here is the relevant link. This mod is compatible with SMF 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.4


Dhruv seems to be having some holiday time slow down at work, to attend to a recent suggestion. Hence, I am taking advantage!!  :wink:

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby Dhruv » Fri Dec 21, 2007 8:08 pm

Done.....  Let me know if it does what you want it to...

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby kujo » Fri Dec 21, 2007 10:28 pm

thanks Dhruv!!

I tried the new feature "Recent posts preferences" in my profile. It still shows me all recent posts from all the boards.

case 1: choose all boards except cricket  Result: shows all recent posts.
case 2: logout and login using another browser.  Result: shows all recent posts.
case 3: only choose "General chit chat" and "Bug Reporting and Suggestions" boards  Result: shows all recent posts.

I went looking for possible cause of this problem: Looks like it has something to do with caching. May be you have "level 1 caching enabled"?

I will wait for 24 hours, try again and report back.

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby Dhruv » Sat Dec 22, 2007 6:20 pm

No caching on SMF.  Maybe on Joomla......

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby kujo » Sun Dec 23, 2007 2:11 am

Ok, I tried the "recent posts" link again:
http://www.sports-india.com/index.php?o ... ion=recent

My preference remained the same as before:  only choose "General chit chat" and "Bug Reporting and Suggestions" boards.  The "recent posts" link continues to show all of the recent posts! :(

May be that is the wrong link to use??

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby Kumar » Tue Dec 25, 2007 4:07 pm

problems sending 'PM'.


Getting a message that "The letters you typed don't match the letters that were shown in the picture." while trying to send PM

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby gbelday » Tue Dec 25, 2007 5:01 pm

Ditto..

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby kujo » Tue Dec 25, 2007 7:35 pm

When I tried to send a PM, it says:
The following error or errors occurred while posting this message:
The letters you typed don't match the letters that were shown in the picture.

Looks like this is related to the recently added image feature (with letters in them), when signing up for a new account at Sports-India.

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Re: Please put in suggestions and errors for the new site here

Postby S_K_S » Tue Dec 25, 2007 10:17 pm

Hi Guys,

We are aware of the problem. I'll check and see what can be done but it sounds like one for Dhruv.

Samarth

Tech whizz Jaydeep has found the problem but it's something that Dhruv has to fix so hang in there
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