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Thanks to all for your recent opinions, and those given to me in the past.
A. I waited for timed banning to work before using it.á There was a reason, just as beating your dog every time it acts ...

Started Feb 10th, 2015 at 10:45pm by JonB
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YaBB Installation Documents
In every YaBB Installation Download package, there is a folder named Quick-Guide.  In that folder is a clickable file named Guick-Guide.html. 
  Do NOT upload the folder to your Host server.  Whe...

Started Jan 10th, 2011 at 6:46pm by Captain John (Ex Member)
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FAQs, Installation, Errors, Modifications, Templat
Full instructions on Installing, Setup, Operation, Errors, Modifications, Templates, etc. on ALL versions of the YaBB Forum.
See the YaBB Support Codex

Started Jan 10th, 2011 at 6:31pm by Captain John (Ex Member)
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Path to Perl
Before uploading YaBB software to any server .... be sure you have edited YaBB.pl, AdminIndex.pl, Setup.pl in the yabb2 folder for the proper Path to Perl also Admin/ModuleChecker.pl and Sources/Spell...

Started Nov 18th, 2008 at 4:28am by Captain John (Ex Member)
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2.6.11 Help Section and 2.6.20 Admin Center reorganization
I've just updated/added sections in the Admin section (http://yabbforumsoftware.com/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?action=help) concerning the Event Calendar, Smilies, Advanced Settings and more. I've taken th...

Started Nov 21st, 2015 at 3:04pm by Dandello
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YaBB implementation design document
I would like to understand the code & specially database/table design, that YaBB 2 uses (something like implementation design document), which I can read first before reading the code (which is the ul...

Started Oct 31st, 2006 at 1:40pm by user4
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By: aaron360
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Post convert/upgrade
Hi Guys,
I just want to ask something about running convert2x.pl. What will happen if I point the source to a running yabb forum and do the convert/upgrade? will the existing forum remain untouch...

Started May 6th, 2014 at 3:05am by aaron360
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Should we have a section for that deals with translations, perhaps even containing links were to get ones?

Started Sep 24th, 2005 at 2:56pm by alexik (Ex Member)
6 14,089 Last Post Mar 27th, 2012 at 5:11am
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YaBB2 chmod - 777 or 755?
Codex says /cgi-bin/yabb2 should be set to 777. Quick guide says 755. Which is right?
Also, /languages/english - codex mentions changing *.txt files, but no other. Quick start says to change all ...

Started Aug 21st, 2007 at 3:28am by HiBuzz
7 10,461 Last Post Nov 4th, 2008 at 11:51pm
By: Captain John - Ex Member
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Anti-Spam / Spam Rule Definitions
Hey, good job all you YaBB 2.2 developers!!!
When you get some time after enjoying your well deserved champagne Smiley, could one of you PERLspeakers post a reference or an explanation...

Started Nov 9th, 2007 at 9:43pm by OH Eng
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Spam filter. script method examples
It would IMO be really helpful if people provided examples of how they have used the spam filter, with a number of standard expressions to block: drugs, porn, viagra, cialis, gambling, poker, poke mon...

Started Nov 12th, 2007 at 10:48am by Spammed
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By: OH Eng
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YABB 2.1 file structure
Is there a file structure available so that programmers can write apps to convert to and from YABB user/message file format?

Started Oct 10th, 2007 at 7:57am by T Jones
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YaBB Schematic diagram ?
I think what would make it easier for me to understand the software and how all the files work if there were some sort of flowchart or schematic which indicates what does what and where ?
Does an...

Started Mar 18th, 2007 at 12:59pm by tdubya
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spamers =(
there has been lots of spamers on my site any way i can make them go to there email to confirm its reallly them

Started Feb 27th, 2007 at 5:00am by kirat
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Adding extra info to profile
First of all i want to thank YaBB for the great forum!
How can i easily add extra info such as msn, icq and location.
And how to view them in the profile and the "profile" on the left side o...

Started Nov 8th, 2006 at 8:08pm by pSub
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Admin panel settings and whatnot
I added some things about the basic settings as well as a page for advanced settings a few days ago and I was gonna urge people to participate as to a certain unfortunate event my time and energy is p...

Started Nov 24th, 2005 at 10:31am by temp_Alexik
2 5,031 Last Post May 17th, 2006 at 6:15pm
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Common Errors/Questions pages?
Would it be possible to have pages in the Codex pertaining to common errors or questions in the forums and how to handle them?
There's an error that occurs due to a Perl module and I want to be a...

Started Mar 16th, 2006 at 1:43am by AK108
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Backing Up and Restoring Your Boards
I would like to see a page/section put together detailing how to properly back-up and restore your boards in case something terrible happens.  I'm just not certain where to put it.  I was planning on ...

Started Oct 1st, 2005 at 4:42pm by Curtiss Grymala
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2/10/05 - some stuff added
Today I added somemore stuff, a few changes and page additions.
http://www.yabbsupport.com/codex/FTP_Clients - filled out the info
http://www.yabbsupport.com/codex/Web_Browsers - Filled out ...

Started Oct 2nd, 2005 at 2:31pm by Trekkie101
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As the MediaWiki Guidelines article says, I think we should try to use the www.example.org when showing, well, examples of e.g $boardurl and what not.
It would be a good practice and as commonly ...

Started Sep 24th, 2005 at 3:08pm by alexik (Ex Member)
5 8,329 Last Post Sep 24th, 2005 at 8:09pm
By: Monsen
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Linux/Windows Install up. Please review.
If anyone gets the time, could you please review the Installation directions I put up today?

Started Sep 22nd, 2005 at 8:51pm by Juvenall Wilson
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chmod Tutorial, anyone?
Would anyone be willing to put together a good chmod tutorial on the Codex? For now, I'm just looking for a basic overview covering what it is, why a user would need to do it and a break down of read/...

Started Sep 22nd, 2005 at 5:54pm by Juvenall Wilson
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