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Pat DiPersia
01-30-2014, 11:40 PM
The forums upgrade is complete. Though not without a few misc bugs and issues.

First, the garage is not yet online. This will be back up shortly (Hopefully within the next day.)

Second, there is an issue when looking at existing threads/posts with the "Edit Post" and "Reply with Quote" buttons at the bottom right of each post. We're looking into this. The buttons work, but the overlay/graphic is screwy.

If you find any other issues (I'm sure we'll have some), please post here so we're not duplicating efforts in multiple threads. Thanks!

racecougar
01-31-2014, 07:56 AM
The update looks great, Pat! Thanks for all the work you put in around here.

BLOWN38
01-31-2014, 11:21 AM
Definitely seems to run faster.

jjklongisland
01-31-2014, 11:42 AM
Definitely seems to run faster.

I second that... must faster!!! Great Job.

David Neibert
01-31-2014, 12:21 PM
Pat,

It looks more familiar than I expected. Once we restore the garage and fix the other quirks you mentioned, I think it will be fine. Is the video insert for YouTube or just something generic ?

David

David Neibert
01-31-2014, 01:03 PM
Pat or Others who know.

Is there a trick to posting pictures ? When I use the insert image tab the picture keeps showing up as a thumbnail, weather the picture was uploaded from my computer or I pasted a link from photobucket. Only way I could get it to show full size image was to type in the old stuff.

Also the SCCoA logo on upper left does not link back to SCCoA.com it links to these forums.

David

Pat DiPersia
01-31-2014, 02:14 PM
Pat,

It looks more familiar than I expected. Once we restore the garage and fix the other quirks you mentioned, I think it will be fine. Is the video insert for YouTube or just something generic ?

David

What's that about YouTube? You mean that video button in the new post window now? Looks like it supports a variety of different sources (Youtube included.) You can still use the old [youtube] link as well.

Glad so far so good all! Let me know if any other issues arise. Also dealing with a search issue. . .

Pat DiPersia
01-31-2014, 02:18 PM
Pat or Others who know.

Is there a trick to posting pictures ? When I use the insert image tab the picture keeps showing up as a thumbnail, weather the picture was uploaded from my computer or I pasted a link from photobucket. Only way I could get it to show full size image was to type in the old stuff.

Also the SCCoA logo on upper left does not link back to SCCoA.com it links to these forums.

David

It looks like the image attach button is just that - it attaches the image. It shows a thumbnail, then you can click on the thumnail to get the big image.

I'll see if there's a way to adjust and/or add the [img] link as a button.

Did the SCCoA logo used to go to the "real" home page? Do we care? :)

KMT
01-31-2014, 02:46 PM
Did the SCCoA logo used to go to the "real" home page? Do we care? :)

I think most internet users in general expect a site logo to take them to the top of the site.

fastsc92
01-31-2014, 03:09 PM
I'm having issues with the site not remembering my log in information. I tried on 3 different machines and I see to be getting the same error each time, "vBulletin Message


Invalid Redirect URL (http://sccoa.com/forums/)."

Toms-SC
01-31-2014, 03:30 PM
Much better. Thanks Pat.

Kurt K
01-31-2014, 03:38 PM
The SCCoA logo did go to the actual home page, not the forums. I know some of the stuff is out-dated on the home page, but I'm not sure if there is a better place to put the current/historical stuff that is worth keeping.

Pat DiPersia
01-31-2014, 04:06 PM
OK - SCCoA logo goes back to the homepage now. The plan is to start moving some of that stuff into a content management system so it's easier to work with and update. Hopefully we can also get some members to add content and write-ups.

The broken image links on the quotes/replies is also fixed.

Pat DiPersia
01-31-2014, 04:06 PM
I'm having issues with the site not remembering my log in information. I tried on 3 different machines and I see to be getting the same error each time, "vBulletin Message


Invalid Redirect URL (http://sccoa.com/forums/)."

When do you get this error? When you login or. . .? Can you post a screen shot?

Pat DiPersia
01-31-2014, 05:25 PM
And the Garage is back online. You'll see it in the top left menu under the FORUM tab.

KMT
01-31-2014, 05:33 PM
Pat or Others who know.

Is there a trick to posting pictures ? When I use the insert image tab the picture keeps showing up as a thumbnail, weather the picture was uploaded from my computer or I pasted a link from photobucket. Only way I could get it to show full size image was to type in the old stuff.

Also the SCCoA logo on upper left does not link back to SCCoA.com it links to these forums.

David

I just added an image via a link, but I had to deselect the option to "Retrieve remote file and reference locally". The result used img tags for me. I'd like to see that option be deselected as the default.

fastsc92
01-31-2014, 06:13 PM
When do you get this error? When you login or. . .? Can you post a screen shot?

each time that I log in, it shows that error and will log me out after each time I close the window even after I select "remember me" on the top of the page.

David Neibert
01-31-2014, 06:34 PM
I just added an image via a link, but I had to deselect the option to "Retrieve remote file and reference locally". The result used img tags for me. I'd like to see that option be deselected as the default.

Thanks, I'll give that a try.

I just noticed the upload files from your computer option on the insert image tab doesn't do anything when you click the "select files" tab.

David

KMT
01-31-2014, 06:41 PM
Ah...right - seems to work as before using the 'basic uploader' button tho. Didn't I see a settings panel where we can choose to link to photos we've uploaded before? edit:: found it

David Neibert
02-01-2014, 11:57 AM
Pat,

Today I keep seeing this message at the top of the pages.


Warning: Illegal string offset 'name' in [path]/includes/functions.php on line 6845

David

Rodeo Joe
02-01-2014, 12:48 PM
I get email notices to threads I subscribe to, and I'm not sure if anyone else is getting this message:

Warning: Illegal string offset 'name' in [path]/includes/functions.php on line 6845

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [path]/includes/class_core.php:5698) in [path]/includes/functions.php on line 4370

Joe

Kurt K
02-01-2014, 01:33 PM
I get email notices to threads I subscribe to, and I'm not sure if anyone else is getting this message:

Warning: Illegal string offset 'name' in [path]/includes/functions.php on line 6845

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at [path]/includes/class_core.php:5698) in [path]/includes/functions.php on line 4370

Joe

I just started getting this message this morning when I select the button indicating there are new posts in the thread.

J dot Miller
02-01-2014, 01:37 PM
Great job pat.

I get the "Warning: Illegal string offset 'name' in [path]/includes/functions.php on line 6845" error too".

Pat DiPersia
02-01-2014, 04:46 PM
This should be fixed now. We had a back-end update that needed to be performed to the server that caused this issue. The proper update is now in place. Let me know if it continues for anyone.

Rodeo Joe
02-01-2014, 05:21 PM
Working fine now sir! :) No problems with the email link to this thread.

Joe

Pat DiPersia
02-02-2014, 10:45 AM
And finally, search is in order now. The vBulletin search that's included, well, sucks. It takes DAYS to perform the initial index (And kept failing), so we didn't have complete results.

I found and implemented a third-party search solution on the site which took about 10 minutes to index everything we had. It runs every five minutes to index any new data.

Let me know how it works.

Otherwise, I think we're about done with the upgrade and any little issues we've been having.

Swanny
02-02-2014, 12:53 PM
Pat, I sent you a PM 3 days ago and haven't heard back. I just thought I'd mention it since it says you haven't read it yet. I'm not sure if you've just been too busy or if there is a glitch in the system.

David Neibert
02-02-2014, 12:58 PM
Pat,

I'm still having the same problem with uploading images from my computer.


I just noticed the upload files from your computer option on the insert image tab doesn't do anything when you click the "select files" tab.

I can click on the basic uploader tab on the lower right and it will allow uploading single files, but if trying to upload multiple files it ends up looking like this.

http://www.sccoa.com/forums/showthread.php?132449-Pic-test&p=1059257#post1059257

David

Pat DiPersia
02-02-2014, 01:02 PM
Pat, I sent you a PM 3 days ago and haven't heard back. I just thought I'd mention it since it says you haven't read it yet. I'm not sure if you've just been too busy or if there is a glitch in the system.

I'll have to get back to you. Been a little busy with the board upgrade right now.

Pat DiPersia
02-02-2014, 01:03 PM
Pat,

I'm still having the same problem with uploading images from my computer.



I can click on the basic uploader tab on the lower right and it will allow uploading single files, but if trying to upload multiple files it ends up looking like this.

http://www.sccoa.com/forums/showthread.php?132449-Pic-test&p=1059257#post1059257

David


Odd. OK, I'll look into this. Done for today at this point, I'll mess around more during the week with it. Family calls!

Swanny
02-02-2014, 01:43 PM
I'll have to get back to you. Been a little busy with the board upgrade right now.

That's fine, I'm not in a rush, I just wanted to make sure you got it considering the upgrade may have broke something.

SuperCoupe
02-03-2014, 03:53 PM
I had trouble logging in. It rejected my password three times on my laptop, but not on my desktop. I was finally able to log in with the same password, so I have no idea why it would have rejected it even once. All good now though

fastsc92
02-03-2014, 04:42 PM
I'm also having issues with logging in. I've tried on 3 different machines, with 3 different web browsers and 3 different operating systems. It seems that the forum fails to remember my login information and I am required to enter it each time I visit the site. It even happens when I use my mobile device. Not a huge deal, but I never had this issue before.

When I enter my login information, I get an errors saying that there was an invalid redirect. My username is now logged in, but it will not remember my credentials.

SuperCoupe
02-03-2014, 06:28 PM
I'm also having issues with logging in. I've tried on 3 different machines, with 3 different web browsers and 3 different operating systems. It seems that the forum fails to remember my login information and I am required to enter it each time I visit the site. It even happens when I use my mobile device. Not a huge deal, but I never had this issue before.

When I enter my log in information, I get an errors saying that there was an invalid redirect. My username is now logged in, but it will not remember my credentials.

Yeah....after a few hours of being on one page, I clicked the forum home link and it logged me out. Tried to log in again, and I got the "this is the first of five chances" notice. I tried logging in again lower on the same warning page with the same log in info (already filled in by my firefox browser) and it logged me in. Is it possible we are getting third party cookies now? I have my browser set to reject them.

Mercutio
02-04-2014, 05:29 PM
Yeah, this new version doesn't keep me logged in, even when I check the box asking it to remember me. This isn't the end of the world, but if it would be cool if someone could look into that.

Kurt K
02-04-2014, 08:02 PM
Yeah, this new version doesn't keep me logged in, even when I check the box asking it to remember me. This isn't the end of the world, but if it would be cool if someone could look into that.
It keeps me logged in on 3 separate computers. Maybe clear your cache or possibly cookies:confused:

Mercutio
02-05-2014, 12:42 AM
Okay, I figured it out. If you don't enter a www. before sccoa.com/forums/usercp.php, it triggers an invalid redirect or something. Problem solved. Thanks.

Pat DiPersia
02-05-2014, 07:55 AM
Okay, I figured it out. If you don't enter a www. before sccoa.com/forums/usercp.php, it triggers an invalid redirect or something. Problem solved. Thanks.

Weird, I'll check it out.

For everyone else, clear your Internet cache and cookies to see if that helps. Definitely in the minority of not being able to login/stay logged in from what we're seeing.

neverfastenough
02-05-2014, 03:36 PM
It looks like I'm not logged in intially, but I am. If I go to sccoa.com/forums, it shows me as not logged in at the top, but if I click new posts, it loads the page and I am logged in at the top.

David Neibert
02-13-2014, 03:25 PM
With the exception of the Garage portion (which is a real mess) we think that pretty much all of the other bugs/issues have been addressed. Unfortunately the person/company that created the Garage software is nowhere to be found and Pat is trying to find the info elsewhere.

Will update you guys when we know more.

Thanks, David

David Neibert
02-18-2014, 06:57 PM
The issue with getting an error message when trying to upload images to your Garage page, has now been corrected.

David

Pat DiPersia
04-26-2014, 09:10 AM
And we're back in business with the garage!

The author/developer has somewhat disappeared, but I had a personal email address for him and kept after him. After a few months of bugging him, he finally went in last night and resolved some of the issues we were having. So all functionality should now be restored!

This is the last version of the garage, unfortunately. There are no other products close to this out there, so we're stuck with it, for now. Hopefully it continues running and we don't have any problems, but now that we're fixed, this guy is probably hanging it up. Hats off to him for one last push to get us straigthened out.

David Neibert
04-28-2014, 06:11 PM
Pat,

This is great news, glad you saved that email address.

David