Let’s go ahead and optimize our phpBB installation for front-end performance. I’ll follow Yahoo’s 14 optimization rules, but only implement the ones that apply for phpBB. During this short workshop there will be no changes to the phpBB code, we’ll create a new template instead, so that in case something bad happens, your board will […]
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Recently I decided to clean up all the spam from an abandoned phpBB forum of mine, there was a lot to delete. In the phpBB version that I use there is no option to “check all” topics you want to moderate. So I came up with a little bookmarklet to do this for me. Here […]
Following from here, I’m proud to announce an update to HiLiteMe.com. With two custom renderers for Text_Highlighter, the service now offers you: – BB code for your source, so you can post beautiful code to bulletin boards and others that use BB code for formatting – simple HTML code – the formatting is using only […]
Man, do I have a lot of todos! I was going through my posting drafts on this blog and found this 1 year old piece (from Aug 10th, 2005). I remember I was responding to this blog posting, but at some point I desided that I don’t have the time to finish it, so I […]
Just finished setting up my Amazon Connect profile and posted one message to the blog Amazon create for you when you set your profile up. Here’s the blog. Amazon Connect is an initiative where book authors can post messages directly to their books pages. So my smiling face is exposed on Amazon now when you […]
Today my blog turns 1 year, hence a few hiccups with the DNS change and the migration to a new server. To make up for the hiccups, I treated my little bloggie to a beautiful new theme. Also the second phpBB book was published.
A quick way to auto lock topics with last reply older than a month (for example) in a phpBB forum.
Since this monday (May 16th) the book I’ve been working on is now out! It’s pretty exciting … It’s a book about the open-source forum package phpBB. Read the post, then rush to Amazon…
Good news today! I got an email from my editor saying that the phpBB book will be published soon. Yes, I’ve been working on a phpBB book for some time, it’s written and completed now and undergoing final proofreading. So it means that in a few weeks it will be published! It’s pretty exciting… Here’s […]
Some time ago I’ve created a phpBB mod/hack to use on a bulletin board I manage. Recently I decided to make it available for anyone interested to install it on their boards. I’ve posted it some time ago on phpbb.com but it takes a while for the phpBB team to review all the mods/hacks they […]