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General Discussion / Re: Migration?
« on: May 11, 2017, 08:59:35 AM »
You should re-think the ad-free forums.

Spam as much ads as you want! I personally don't acre whether there are ads, and why not get another revenue source to support URW?
The forum itself doesn't exactly cost like anything to host. Since the hosting is needed anyway for the main website of the game etc. And this does also bring many benefits with better forum software. And none of the add revenue on the old forum comes back to fund URW as all of it is taken by the hoster.

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General Discussion / Re: Suggested forum modifications
« on: April 26, 2017, 12:00:10 PM »
What do you people think, would mentions be a good feature or not? If not, we can just unistall the module, as an e-mail per mention might become spammy if you are not given an option to toggle off the mails. But, if you think mentions would be a good way to organize and personalize forum discussions, then I will invest some more time in fixing it. (Generally speaking, SMF source codes seem pleasant to read, I'd guess adding a simple checkbox in the account settings wouldn't be a big problem)
It would probably be enough to show mentions on the forum and never email them. Sure some users might want email from such, but at least it shouldn't be on by default. And some kind of anti-spam is needed into such. It could be to send at most 1 email a day where it could collect mentions after first to be sent at later time (unless the user visited the forum to clear them). Not sure how much coding would that need. In any case, it is inevitable that at some point someone(s) will try to cause flood of dozens of posts if they know it'll spam them.

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General Discussion / Re: Suggested forum modifications
« on: April 25, 2017, 06:57:48 PM »
The forum is missing favicon. The main site uses https://www.unrealworld.fi/urwicon.png as such.

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General Discussion / Re: Suggested forum modifications
« on: April 25, 2017, 02:54:23 PM »
The forum doesn't enforce https (encrypted connection) when registering or logging in. That can cause the user/pass to leak under various conditions (such as using open wifi). This happens with the http://unrealworld.fi/forums link on the email about new forums. Account activation email did contain https links though.

I would suggest using https everywhere as long as the server can handle it. Currently users can manually change to https and the site works with it, though images are still transferred without encryption.

Edit2: https://urw.fi/ shows invalid security sertificate error. https://www.unrealworld.fi/ works fine.

Edit: As second thing, at least quick reply moves back to board (https://www.unrealworld.fi/forums/index.php?board=1.0) instead of staying on the thread where posting happened. It would be better to remain on the thread.
Edit3: Found that one can change it from Profile -> Modify Profile: Look and Layout -> "Return to topics after posting by default.".

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