but I’m a little impatient with too much spare time on my hands at the minute. That’s why I asked the question
But the poll has been up for a week and had nearly 500 views with only 35 votes, that says to me people don’t really mind or have no opinion?? I may be jumping to conclusions?
The longer we wait the more out of date this software gets - I tested the upgrade and it broke a lot of things - theming especially. Also the move addresses the only two major complaints I get about this software which is the PM system and multiple quotes.
Thanks for tempering my enthusiasm Mike, but we need to do something! :cheer:
It doesn’t seem to be faddy, maybe a re-invention of the “discussion” system we’re used to in forums!
Many sites are using Discourse now - maybe niche, but then aren’t we? A list of sites that already use it can be found here:
It isn’t your customisation that is ugly, it is the whole layout and design. It has the usual problems pointless or oversized icons and too much wasted space. Not necessarily worse than what we have now in some respects but not an improvement in design.
Personally I think it’s rather nice, all the features are still there and is easily readable.
That is one problem staying with this software, the mobile theme breaks if I update the forum!
There is currently no way of merging the existing PM system with the new. I’ll keep the existing system up for a while after we move, if we do, so that everyone has plenty of time to get their data off. The PM system and the current forum are separate modules. On the new they are fully integrated.
I’ve tweaked the new site a little - the Category icons are now smaller and users can login / sign up with Facebook, Google or Twitter - makes life a little easier for those who are social butterflies!