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by thecoalman
Tue Feb 10, 2009 2:36 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Register Page Not Working
Replies: 1
Views: 2413

Re: Register Page Not Working

This will only effect that domain that you are trying to use, typically if a email address does not have a valid MX record it's a server utilized by spammers hence the reason it can be checked. You can turn this feature off in the ACP under security settings if you want but there is really no reason...
by thecoalman
Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:42 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 312476

Re: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.

That makes sense for spambots but I think many "spam" accounts are real people just registering accounts to place their web sites and descriptions on the forum. Yes? Or am I being naive? The recent wave of spam is caused by Bots, that's why its so prevalent. By doing what you're doing IMO you're ju...
by thecoalman
Mon Feb 09, 2009 6:38 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 312476

Re: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.

backdoor, the spambots are automated and I don't see that will help. The way they work is to either have a database of sites that run phpbb or seek them out. They "know" where the registration page is and don't need a link to find it. For phpbb2 specifically they would simply post the registration a...
by thecoalman
Sun Feb 08, 2009 4:26 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: administrative panel not accessable
Replies: 4
Views: 5256

Re: administrative panel not accessable

Try the "delete board cookies" link in the lower right of your forum.

If that doesn't work, manually clear your cookies from your browser.
by thecoalman
Sat Feb 07, 2009 11:42 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Resize automaticly picture while upload
Replies: 1
Views: 4429

Re: Resize automaticly picture while upload

phpBB has this feature built in, look under attachment setting in the ACP.

ACP > Posting > Attachment Settings

There's an option to enable thumbnails.
by thecoalman
Thu Feb 05, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: transfering from one server to another
Replies: 1
Views: 2682

Re: transfering from one server to another

You need to run the database update script in the install folder after restoring if your older version is not 3.0.4.
by thecoalman
Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:27 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Downloaded style does not appear in styles menu
Replies: 4
Views: 4301

Re: Downloaded style does not appear in styles menu

Are you saying the ACP is still prosilver style ACP? That's on purpose and the ACP style is separate than the forum style.

There's no ACP styles that I'm aware of and I wouldn't use one anyway.