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  1. New smilies, post icons and BB Code

    Well this weekend I busied myself with a bit of new BB Code, three new smilies to indicate social networking sites, a couple of requested ones, and a special Morningstarr* one too.

    I also added the smiley as a post icon.

    I also created a custom BB Code for embedding Imgur photo albums, full details of that here: http://www.morningstarr.co.uk/forum/...ur-albums-130/

    Seem to be working nicely, so that's good. ...
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  2. More instructions

    I'm continuing filling the forum manual, makes it easy to decide what to write about when I can see which parts of using the forum some members struggle with.

    Hopefully @Major Starbold will give me a few leads. I can always go back through his old posts to see his previous ones too.

    I'll also go through the plug-ins and explain how they all work. That'll keep me busy for a while.
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  3. Forum manual

    I've made a start this evening on the 'forum manual'. I've written an introduction explaining what the idea is, the idea is to create a few articles to explain different forum functions such as the 'no swearing' style and how to install it. Or the user tagging system, and what that's all about.

    If anyone has any other suggestions for 'how tos' on anything else concerning the forum just let me know.
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  4. More CMS modifications

    I've continued work on the content management system this weekend and added two widgets which a vBulletin.com forum member kindly coded for me.

    'Most Viewed' and 'Most Popular (reply count)' widgets on the homepage are working well. I've selected to exclude the Pornstarr* section and Natter so it doesn't look like all we talk is filth and nonsense.

    Have a look on the homepage to see them in action, 2 Girls 1 Cup is still out most viewed thread, and Random Facts is our ...
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  5. CMS articles

    I've written another article for the site's homepage now, there's a link to it at the bottom of this post.

    Still having issues with it, the CMS, or content management system. I tried for ages yesterday to get the article to publish, and with no success. I tried again today and found that the problem was from trying to edit the 'SEO URL Alias', which basically means the search engine friendly addresses that it generates automatically.

    Well, at least I've got to the bottom ...
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