If the names for template groups disappeared and all you see is “Templates” then you’re lucky to have come across this blog post. Continue reading
Category Archives: MyBB
Updating mybb 1.6 plugins to be compatible with 1.8
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
MyBB 1.8.6 Microsoft Edge Browser Private Message Issue
A customer of mine found a bug related to MyBB and Microsoft Edge browser:
The forum works and looks the best using this browser aside from one issue. When sending a PM message, it seems to submit twice and MyBB gives a warning about sending identical messages too quickly. It happens every time I send a PM.
After some digging, we were able to replicate the issue on Windows 10 using Microsoft Edge browser. Unfortunately, it’s something that affects the default mybb that ships with the most recent release as of this post: 1.8.6. Continue reading
MyBB No Longer Supporting MyBB 1.6
Goodbye MyBB1.6! We bid you farewell. Our friends at MyBB have announced that they are ending support for MyBB 1.6 soon. Luckily, the official EOL date has been pushed back to October 1 according to the forum announcement by StefanT, a MyBB Project Manager. Continue reading
Minimum Post Count Required for Links
Having a minimum post count required to post links will solve this issue: spam from users and/or bots that make short and, most often, irrelevant posts, with their link, then leave the site forever. Simply use a plugin to stop bots and one-time users from spamming your forum with links. Continue reading
Change MyBB Default Page With .htaccess File
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
Speed Up MyBB and Increase Performance
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
How To Install Google Analytics With MyBB
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
How to Install MyBB GoMobile with MyBB 1.8.4
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
What is Confirmed for MyBB 2.0
I’m excited for MyBB 2.0 and I hope you are to. I ran across a thread here that lists what is confirmed for MyBB 2.0 by Staffers and thought I would share here.
This was originally posted by Alex Smith over at the MyBB community forums
What is confirmed for MyBB 2.0
- A framework will be used (was originally going to be Yii but doesn’t seem to be the case anymore).
- Twig will be the template engine. (Not sure if this will be effected by the framework change or not)
- 2.0 will use jquery(also used by yii as default js library).
- SEO friendly Url(as yii already provides easy way to do this).
- A WYSIWYG editor will be included with the option of disabling at the admin and user levels.
- A new theme
-Will include css based buttons
- An API will be available to make integration easier.
- Improved User CP
- Conversation PMs
- New Profiles
-Including profile comments
- Mobile Functionality
- There will be modal boxes in 2.0 as Matt wrote in this post.
- Threaded mode will be removed.