If you’re upgrading from mybb 1.6 to 1.8 and want your current plugins to work you have two options.
- Wait for the plugin creator to make an update.
- Attempt to update the plugin yourself.
If you’re like most forum owners and can’t possibly wait one second longer, then try changing the plugin compatibility by making an edit to the plugin file. Continue reading
Many people have asked me how to create a custom home page with MyBB. By default, MyBB loads the forum. With a single tweak, you can change MyBB’s default page to something else. This is not the beginning of an April fools joke.
MyBB is widely popular forum software that is used by many sites online. With that said, there are plenty of sites where the forum is not the focus of the site. So it makes sense to change the home page to something else. Continue reading
Today we will be going over ways to speed up MyBB and increase performance of your MyBB forum. For a live demo of speed and performance increase with some of the modifications please check out our MyBB theme community forum or home page. Our entire site is powered by MyBB – excluding our blog. Continue reading
Easily add Google Analytics code to MyBB with a plugin or with one template edit.
Google Analytics is free to use and provides invaluable historical data on visitors. It’s the most popular analytic tool among webmasters for this reason.
Get a Google Analytic account (duh)
Google’s get started with analytics page is the best place to be if you want an account but don’t know how to get one. I won’t waste your time by re-hashing what they say. Continue reading
MyBB is a popular forum software that is free and used by thousands of forums online. MyBB GoMobile is the best mobile detection plugin that is used by a majority of MyBB forums. The plugin will detect if a visitor is on a mobile device then redirect the visitor to the mobile-friendly version of the forum. Continue reading
Some may think that how to edit the MyBB redirect template is trivial information. I’ve been slowly updating our MyBB theme, Sleek, for 1.8.4 and I didn’t notice an issue with the redirect page until the end. I needed to view the redirect page, but I couldn’t do it without seeing the redirect page. The problem is the redirect page automatically redirects and pressing the back button doesn’t go to the page. Continue reading
This post covers how to backup MyBB, and how to restore the backup you made earlier. The methods below do not require SSH or extensive technical knowledge. If you can navigate through options then you can follow my steps easily.
CPanel is one of the most popular web hosting control panels and it’s what we use throughout this how to. Continue reading
With a little work you can make your MyBB forum mobile friendly so your content looks amazing on smart phones and tablets. There are three easy ways that you can achieve a mobile friendly forum with little effort. Continue reading