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by stigzler
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Dev Diary
Replies: 14
Views: 4742

Forum Updates

Added ranks and a reputation system to the forums. I do love phpbb - free, fast, 20 years old but still looking great.

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by stigzler
Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: Development
Topic: Dev Diary
Replies: 14
Views: 4742

MantisBT sync up and running

I knocked together a quick plugin that grabs user registrations/password changes in wordpress and syncs them with MantisBT. Details here
by stigzler
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Dev Diary
Replies: 14
Views: 4742

Caching hell

Ignore that last post. Don't enable the zlibl, it causes php errors. Also, do use a caching plugin as it speeds up browsing for non logged in browsing. If you enable page caching on w3 total cache you get odd behaviours. Transpires caching and iis are a dark art
by stigzler
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Dev Diary
Replies: 14
Views: 4742

Optimal site setup for speed

Following on from my general IIS setup guide  here  I've found further optimal settings: Don't use any wordpress cache plugins Do enable zlib.output_compression in your php.ini and set zlib.output_compression_level = 9 Don't use IIS output caching (this caused some strange behaviours where only the ...
by stigzler
Sun Jun 14, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Dev Diary
Replies: 14
Views: 4742

MantisBT partially synced

Day aims: code a pluing that syncs wordpress/phpbb registrations with MantisBT Frustrating day. Mood: 😒 Having gotten the wordpress/phpbb sync working nicely with the BridgeDD plugin for wordpress, I moved onto trying to sync to MantisBT (the bug tracker) on new registration. Some success there - m...
by stigzler
Sun Jun 14, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Dev Diary
Replies: 14
Views: 4742

Good code syntax highlighter extension found for phpbb

Here:  OxCom Can change themes in settings + pick from many languages. bbcode: [­syntax=vb]Code here[­/syntax] vb.net example: 'Cycle through visible PageEditors and update any that contain the changed DynamicImage For Each pe As DockWindow In dockController.DockWindows     If pe.UserControlType = "...
by stigzler
Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Dev Diary
Replies: 14
Views: 4742

Dev Diary

I should have done this a year and a half ago! This is a place for the trials and tribulations of software development! Of course, I can't give too much away - I don't want these other buggers nicking my ideas.  😉 Webpages: had a bit of a result. Found some really quick and effective ways to speed u...