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Forum feedback: TODO/What's done list

 
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PostLink    Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 8:57 pm    Post subject: Forum feedback: TODO/What's done list Reply with quote


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Hey Everyone!

I'll update the lists below as people let me know of things they want to see or bugs they find. It's my todo/done lists to make the forum easier to use (IMHO).

TODO:
  • Embedded YouTube videos.
  • Some way of showing what threads someone is subscribed to/has responded in within the list of posts (change the icon on the left?).
  • Create a mobile version of the forum.
  • Fix redirect after post/edit to go right to the post in question instead of to top of thread (this one's more complex than it sounds). Note: it may actually work right. Need to investigate futher.
  • Printer friendly view doesn't seem to always work right with really big threads. Investigate...
  • Upgrade club membership software to warn people when memberships are about to end. The newer version has auto-emailing.
  • Add some auto-emailing features such as: Send emails to users who haven't visited in some time, users who signed up but never followed though with their activation, maybe sending a monthly "popular forum topics' newsletter? Etc...
  • Add a new user selectable skin for mobile users (ie: simplified, text only version) ?
  • Add ignore lists ?
  • Add sub-forums ?
  • RSS feed?



DONE:

  • RECAPTCHA (better CAPTCHA).
  • Disable PM until X posts to avoid spammers sending PMs after initial registration.
  • Delete User MOD (add delete to viewtopic, userprofile and memberlist for moderators for quicker way to delete spammers).
  • Hide memberlist, websites, etc. from guests (to discourage spammers from registering).
  • Oops Database down (nice error message plus notify admin).
  • Installed bbAntiSpam Textual Confirmation (Questions during registration that only humans can answer).
  • Removed COPPA (options during registration that ask if you're at least 13 years old).
  • Added lifetime club memberships.
  • Removed the CAPTCHA with letters and numbers used during registration as too many people are emailing me that they don't know how to read the letters/numbers. I've instead added an extra random question shown during registration that only a humans can answer. Example: "What colour is a red apple?"
  • Added the ability to do strikethroughs in posts like this: TEST
  • User name search in memberlist page added.
  • Jump to forum drop-down doesn't work - fixed!
  • Added a forum quick search.
  • Added a count to show how many users are in each of the forums (includes guests and registered users).
  • Added a feature so that people can subscribe to entire forums to be notified of new threads.
  • CLUB MEMBERS ONLY: Add a printer friendly option so that people can print out threads in one shot.
  • Added little online/offline icons to posts so that people can see if someone's online quickly.
  • Increased number of personal photo album pics from 30 to 45.
  • Increased avatar size from 150x150 to 150x200 (width x height).
  • Added a better CAPTCHA to stop spammers from auto-registering.
  • Added complete set of forum stats for all to see.
  • Added a few extra fields to a user's profile page for all to, including Last Visit Time, Last Post Time, and Signature. Also added Last Visit Time to the memberlist page (sortable).
  • Posting, editing posts, or voting now redirects you back to thread. Confirmation page is skipped.
  • Log on automatically checkbox now checked by default.
  • Display forum description in the view forum page.
  • Thread email notification now defaults to on for new users.
  • CLUB MEMBERS ONLY: Add a new 'View your watched topics' page.
  • Removed the dangerous 'Delete All' button from the PM menu.
  • Cleaned up and added some new forum statistics on the main page.
  • User profile page now shows how many photos user has uploaded to their photo album.
  • The Photo Album link in posts now only shows up when the user has uploaded photos. Hover over the link for the number of photos.
  • CLUB MEMBERS ONLY: Ability to selectively turn on/off the word censor.
  • Error logging system that logs all critical errors and emails the admin.
  • Display last post per forum on the index page.
  • Announcements and sticky posts are coloured differently to make them easier to skip over for frequent visitors.
  • Added a feature to allow for a global announcement at the top of all pages.
  • More advanced user searching (admin only tool).
  • Display last 10 posts on the main www.curtpalme.com site to entice non-forum regulars to visit the forum.
  • CLUB MEMBERS ONLY: A new recent topics list added to main page.
  • CLUB MEMBERS ONLY: A new 'View All Threads' page added to make it easier to keep track of new threads across all forums.
  • Display top 10 posters on main index page.
  • Display random photo gallery photo on main index page.
  • Show a couple of sample photo album images per user on main photo index page (first photo, last photo).
  • Advanced features to disable the forum for testing (but allow admins to access).
  • CLUB MEMBERS ONLY: Custom profile fields (projector & HT equipment) added. Projector type is displayed in posts as well.
  • Poster name in posts are linked to the user's profile page.
  • CLUB MEMBERS ONLY: Increased file attachment space for private messages and forum posts.
  • CLUB MEMBERS ONLY: Created a private Club Members forum.
  • CLUB MEMBERS ONLY: Advertising removed.
  • Completely automated Club Membership feature with payment through PayPal. See here for a complete list of special features.
  • Advanced backup features.
  • Added a (somewhat useless, hardly used) chat room!
  • A Spel Cheker has bean instaled.
  • A bunch of SEO (search engine optimization) stuff so that Google and other robots can crawl this forum correctly & more efficiently.
  • Replying to PM's now automatically quotes the last PM by default. No need to click the "quote" button (which has been removed).
  • Removed forum name (Curt Palme CRT Projectors) from page title tag so that post or forum name in obvious in taskbar with window minimized.
  • Dynamic signatures. I thought that signatures were are posted as part of the post itself so that changing your sig only affects future posts, but this is not true. Problem closed.
  • A photo album area where users can post photos/info on their setups. Comments can be left about photos.
  • Avatars are not seen at all by guest users. You must register and log in to see avatars.
  • Per user setting to allow people to turn the display of avatars and sigs on/off.
  • Rotating Banner ads (for Curt).
  • Security fix for AOL users that have problems staying logged on...
  • Redirect back to thread after editing/posting instead of the confirmation screen. There is currently no good mod for this that doesn't screw up something else. Instead, the wait time's been reduced from 3 sections to 0 on the confirmation screen.
  • Quick reply for posting quick followups. Regular reply needs to be used if you want to get fancy...
  • Better email notification. You now see who posted and the contents of the post in the email.
  • Fix the bug that causes people to appear to have to log in twice if they go to http://curtpalme.com/forum instead of the more correct http://www.curtpalme.com/forum. If you're having problems logging in, delete your curtpalme.com cookies or better yet, all cookies.
  • Created a secondary test forum for my use only.
  • Attachments are now possible. Very full featured.

Kal

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PostLink    Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 5:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Added the ability to do strikethroughs in posts like this: TEST


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PostLink    Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 7:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Removed the CAPTCHA with letters and numbers used during registration as too many people are emailing me that they don't know how to read the letters/numbers. I've instead added an extra random question shown during registration that only a humans can answer. Example: "What colour is a red apple?"
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