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GuerrillaGuerrilla348 HelsinkiPosts: 2,370Administrator
edited March 12 in Site Support #1
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Is this going to be a stand-up fight, sir, or another bug hunt?

So, brand new forum software probably means all kinds of small bugs crawling around the place. Report any you can find in this thread, and we'll deal with them as soon as we can. This post will be updated occasionally with open bugs and their status.

--The big bug list--
  • Sorting works weird, if you search for a specific tag
  • Latest posts on the main index not always correct (should fix itself, once people get posting since new posts will have significantly higher IDs)
  • Search functional, but results could be better formatted
  • Postcounts aren't working at the moment. Have a theory about cause, might correct themselves, once people start posting.
  • Timeouts maybe caused by kind of aggressive firewall settings. Investigating.
  • Mobile theme needs a rewrite
  • Edit post not accessible on mobile. Changed icon to be always visible. Waiting for CSS to propagate
  • Sidepanel can get too long to fit on page on smaller resolutions.
  • Emoticon picker is kind of useless.
  • No easy way to delete private messages
  • Edit post and delete draft icons really difficult to see
  • Searching by tags is broken (wrong URL)
  • Update broke editing. Fixed now.
  • Update messed up top menu icons. Fixed.
  • Sign In link on the top menu doesn't work properly. Need to refresh page for it to take effect.
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  • GuerrillaGuerrilla348 HelsinkiPosts: 2,370Administrator
    Postcount should correct itself as soon as you make your first post on the forum.
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  • GuerrillaGuerrilla348 HelsinkiPosts: 2,370Administrator
    edited February 14 #3
    Edit post isn't accessible on mobile, because you need to hover over whatever you want to edit, and there's really no hover on mobile. Changed the gear icon to be always visible. Waiting for CSS to propagate through the CDN.

    --edit: Works for me
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  • MadKoiFishMadKoiFish383 West of the right nutPosts: 3,482Member
    edited February 24 #4
    My Drafts needs work. Auto saves anything and there is no way to manage or remove them. Could see them building up for everyone. Would not miss the draft thing anyhow. Only a few times in the past 20yrs have I lost a post due to something strange.

    Messages is missing this option too, actually missing a lot of options like exportation of messages and ability to edit them or delete them, set to staff, off, or friends only. But mostly the ability to remove or delete.

    Oh also not really a issue but anyone on smaller screens might have issues with the member box on the right being offset downward requires me on a 1920X1200 to full screen to see the bottom of the tags. I don't use tags but it looks odd but if someone needs or wants to and is on a phone or old display they might not be able to access "my threads" or anything below. Then again it would be cool to be able to edit what is displayed here so for me Id yank anything off it that is duplicated in the banner links.

    Small observation and probably unique to me as I do strange things I cannot drag links from one window into a current one. So say if I have a window open on monitor 2 I cannot drag a new one from recent posts into the existing open thread. Dunno if this could be a issue outside of that.

    Getting a kick out of the pinched logo styles from shows. Some though I cannot figure out lol.
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  • StarscreamStarscream229 Posts: 1,037Member
    The emoji dropdown is only showing 12 icons for me; on both desktop and mobile. Anyone else getting that issue?

    I'm also enjoying the multi-franchise logos, great idea! :+1:
  • GuerrillaGuerrilla348 HelsinkiPosts: 2,370Administrator
    edited February 25 #6
    MadKoiFish wrote: »
    My Drafts needs work. Auto saves anything and there is no way to manage or remove them. Could see them building up for everyone. Would not miss the draft thing anyhow. Only a few times in the past 20yrs have I lost a post due to something strange.
    You can remove them in My drafts. There's a little X you can click on each draft when you hover over them, but turns out it's really difficult to see, and doesn't work on mobile. I'll see if I can make it a little more visible.
    Messages is missing this option too, actually missing a lot of options like exportation of messages and ability to edit them or delete them, set to staff, off, or friends only. But mostly the ability to remove or delete.
    Conversations (as the messaging bit is now called) is a bit of a different animal from vbulletin. The old Private Messages operated pretty much like email, and you can sort of think of the new one as more of a Messenger type thing. It's actually kind of limited options-wise. There's currently no way to limit messages to specific groups, and I don't think that's possible, without significant development effort, but I'll look into ways of adding some of the functionality. You can block users by setting them on your ignore list, but that's pretty much it.

    As far as deletion goes, you can remove things from your inbox by going into a conversation and hitting 'Leave Conversation'. That doesn't delete it though, so I'll see if there is a smart way to actually add a delete option. It's a little tricky to manoeuver though, since the recipient is looking at the same conversation, and I'm not sure if one participant should get to make the call for the others.
    Oh also not really a issue but anyone on smaller screens might have issues with the member box on the right being offset downward requires me on a 1920X1200 to full screen to see the bottom of the tags. I don't use tags but it looks odd but if someone needs or wants to and is on a phone or old display they might not be able to access "my threads" or anything below. Then again it would be cool to be able to edit what is displayed here so for me Id yank anything off it that is duplicated in the banner links.

    The site is designed to be run at 1080p and fullscreen (since that's what most people seemed to have, when I asked on Discord), but most things are responsive enough to make basic forum browsing and posting functional on smaller screens. I'm still messing around with the breakpoints, but I'll probably end up designing a better navigation menu that incorporates the functionality, when there isn't enough horizontal space for a side panel. Still, a little bit of redundancy makes for good usability sometimes.
    Small observation and probably unique to me as I do strange things I cannot drag links from one window into a current one. So say if I have a window open on monitor 2 I cannot drag a new one from recent posts into the existing open thread. Dunno if this could be a issue outside of that.
    You mean a like pasting a link into a new post by dragging and dropping? Can you remember which forum the new post was on? It might be a permissions issue.
    Starscream wrote: »
    The emoji dropdown is only showing 12 icons for me; on both desktop and mobile. Anyone else getting that issue?
    Uh, yes. I didn't really do anything with the emoji dropdown at all.:grimace: Will try to improve usability a little. I think we're using the Twitter Emoticons collection, if that helps. I usually just type : and start typing an emotion.
    Getting a kick out of the pinched logo styles from shows. Some though I cannot figure out lol.
    I'm also enjoying the multi-franchise logos, great idea! :+1:
    Great! There's more one the way :wink:



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  • GuerrillaGuerrilla348 HelsinkiPosts: 2,370Administrator
    Delete draft button is more visible now. Also made the little cog icon always visible, but it's still kind of hard to see. Will need to sort out a new icon.
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  • MadKoiFishMadKoiFish383 West of the right nutPosts: 3,482Member
    edited February 26 #8
    The link drag link thing is any link dropped onto this site. I doubt anyone else does this though except me. I tend to have a window open for browsing and another window in another display to drag from. It works on tabs but not on the site's body. Likely some code to prevent it. Like I said it is just something I noticed, as other sites do this now and likely is a way to avoid exploits or some other issue.

    As for the full screen, I did not know anyone did that since the mid 90s. But then again I do strange things.

    As for the emoti looking at them now they are overlapped and only a small set in a 3X4 arrangement. <3 that looks like an apple.
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  • GuerrillaGuerrilla348 HelsinkiPosts: 2,370Administrator
    Emoji picker slightly less useless now. :)
    As for the full screen, I did not know anyone did that since the mid 90s. But then again I do strange things.
    I was kind of surprised as well, but to be honest, my poll got like 6 responses :tongue:. Anyway, added a vertical breakpoint,so the side panel should scroll along happily in shorter windows.

    CSS may take a while to propagate.
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  • GuerrillaGuerrilla348 HelsinkiPosts: 2,370Administrator
    Made the edit post icon a little easier to see.
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