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  1. I found the setting for this and turned it off: I get why they added it, but for some communities it makes more sense than others. Personally I think they could have added a setting to control the truncate length to be a "best of both worlds" but switching it off is fine for this forum.
  2. We'd have to submit the forum to their app to get it included. I'm not sure what the process is exactly but you do lose navigation to the rest of the site - it basically just shows the common parts of the forum and throws out any theme customisations from what I can tell. No idea. Maybe when you add stuff to the basket it allows you to complete the purchase from anywhere, but you'd think even if you paid via a modal it would just load when the modal loads 🤷🏻‍♂️ There is JS and CSS hooked in from the main site too in a very basic fashion to make theme upgrades simple (like we're in
  3. Ah well unfortunately I won't be able to do anything about that. They do now have an app but I'm not sure if there's value in adding us to it - theoretically that would run faster but probably wouldn't solve your issue.
  4. They do, but only in the admin unfortunately. There are quite a few "marketplace" dark themes but they do vary in quality and I'd prefer something supported directly by the Devs that switches based on your device preferences (the admin theme for example is dark on my smartphone automatically). Maybe that will come in a future release, I'm not sure.
  5. Thanks, I found the setting to turn off topic stats - not sure why anyone thought that was a useful feature but it seemed to be a global setting that triggered under certain scenarios 😄 I won't be able to change things like scroll wheel without digging into the JS so that's not something I'll be able to solve unfortunately. Their code is a little impenetrable (to me at least) whenever I try to read it so I try and stick to simple template updates in this software. I'm a bit of a JS noob in that I'm happy with jQuery but I don't fully understand JS classes yet and am rusty with vanilla JS
  6. Another new feature - you can also switch to a card view (less useful) and this "fluid view" which may be more useful to those of you who use the activity feed in that you can select forums to filter by on the main forum homepage and have all the topics appear in a list. I've not used it so I'm not sure how useful it really is, but it's an option.
  7. @szabesz can you link to an example of this right column? I can't see it though I wonder if Ryan or one of the moderators was perhaps playing with the block manager yesterday without realising it shows for all users (we had that happen a few years back accidentally too and I've not found a setting to turn if off yet 🙂 ). My one complaint with forum software (most big forum software really) is that they need to stay relevant in a world where social media dominates so they add new features and don't always think about what the default setting should be (see my previous post - hopefully that
  8. They had added this as a new setting and, somewhat bizarrely, not set it to the most useful setting by default. I've changed it so the default is now what we were all used to so you shouldn't need to go and set that setting.
  9. Thanks @monollonom - I think it might be a bit of a fluke but the new default colours in the software mostly match the ProcessWire site with just some minor tweaks anyway. What browser/OS are you seeing that white space on? It seems alright on Windows+Chrome.
  10. Fixed, thank you.
  11. It's worth noting that there are now TFA options on your account for added security if you go to Account Settings > Security & Privacy. Likely not required for most people but if you want to add a little extra security to your account you now can.
  12. Fixed, thanks.
  13. Thanks - I'll check that out. Just pushed a fix for mobile as the user menu was missing - I guess we need to keep that 🙂
  14. Hi all, The forums have just had a fairly major upgrade - everything seems brighter and cleaner though as always if you spot any areas we may have missed that don't look quite right (broken rather than different), please comment here.
  15. Thanks for the module - I had to change this COLLATE utf8_general_ci to this though COLLATE utf8mb4_general_ci because it errored when I created pages due to my database setup. Not sure if there's a way to check the character set of the DB or something and set that bit accordingly?
  16. If you are maintaining a module that has a reasonable amount of activity in its support topic, paired with multiple threads of questions, developments or talking points, you may request a dedicated forum so that discussion can take place in different topics. PM me if interested and we will make a decision on a case-by-case basis.
  17. Thanks, that worked perfectly. This could also be a way to open it up to non-superusers? I don't have a use case for that, but maybe there are big projects out there like intranets where you might want to show the debug panel to a tester who checks through the workflow or something but might not have full superuser access to the backend. Probably best left to superusers though maybe and this works for me - thanks!
  18. Your timing is excellent - I have a couple of projects where for one reason or another (sometimes it's on purpose) I have customers that are superusers and I'd like a way to exclude specific superusers from seeing Tracy if possible?
  19. We've finally created the first dedicated forum for a module so I'm locking and pinning this topic for reference. If you need to ask questions/give feedback, please start a new topic in this forum. Thanks!
  20. Flexible content or page building I've mostly used RepeaterMatrix for this. I think looking at some of the examples above, something in the core would be welcome and something with maybe a simpler interface too. Thing is, in my case, I still probably need the flexibility of what I can do with RepeaterMatrix but just making it even simpler for site owners once I hand things over is welcome. I'll have a think about it. Admin theme improvements 99% of the time all I really need personally is to maybe change the colours. It sounds silly, but anything that shows clients you're payin
  21. I guess to back up my thoughts with a scenario might be useful - your example for addresses is simple enough, but I have a scenario where I've got a directory type site where each entry has maybe 40 fields and it's specific to that template for that type of item being listed. At the moment I'm using 40 different fields and it seems a waste, but some of the fields are repeaters or files and I'd love to switch to combo field as long as I could order the fields logically how I want in the template as Robin has suggested. Otherwise, to echo what's already been said, the only way around it see
  22. +1 for being able to place the fields anywhere in the template with other non-combo fields in between. And if they don't have to all be loaded all at once into memory or that can be configurable (I think that was something mentioned on last week's update) all the better. Those two changes would actually enable me to switch from using custom tables for some situations where the number of fields is simply far too large to combo fields.
  23. Sorry for the delay all - I'm up to date now and will look at seeing if someone can give me a hand on the approval side so the next batch that come in don't take so long.
  24. Hi all, Work is ramping up for Nifty Solutions so I'm looking for a seasoned PW dev/team I can pass work to on an ad-hoc basis when I'm too busy to take it on myself - fingers crossed this could be as soon as next month with the level of interest our recent marketing efforts have generated. The three most likely scenarios at the moment for websites are: Complete design and build - I'm working on a base site profile that will be the standard way sites start and would really prefer Bootstrap 4 for the design framework as it's what I'm most used to Alteration of an existing
  25. Thanks Ryan - I can't claim all credit on the design by a long shot as there's still a tonne of bits you had to figure out on the complex results filtering, plus whilst we're working with older content in new templates I still want to tweak some of the templates around the site. There's some seriously impressive regexp going on behind the scenes by the way everyone - the old tour pages had maybe 3 or 4 tabs and the new ones have more but it's mostly all in one CKEditor field so Ryan had to do some magic pulling the right bits out and even displaying icons next to some parts of it. Will be
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