Forum Update 2017

A few things to know

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Forum Update 2017

Post by freelander02 » Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:59 pm

The forum was years out of date. I spent over eight hours with a one-hour break updating the forum. Morgan helped me out for most of the time. He is a techie, runs seriesparts.com and one of the host of the podcasts. Bottom Line: new forum database, new style, old content. Updated to a new hosting infrastructure (three-years of hosting for less than the old two-year hosting). The old forum theme (hermes_green) is not supported by the new phpBB database. This style is the closest match. I don't think any of your personalized items changed but best to check. I have a backup copy of the old forum just in case. I'll move main fplrg.com website to the new hosting plan tomorrow, hopefully.
John
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1980 Series III 109 ex-MoD FFR
2001 Discovery II (retired)
2002 Freelander SE (retired)

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Re: Forum Update 2017

Post by series guy » Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:54 am

Thanks for all the work John and Morgan. Looks great.
Diesel powered engines and parabolic leaf springs. These are a few of my favorite things.

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Re: Forum Update 2017

Post by freelander02 » Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:08 pm

Morgan finally joined the forum. There was an error in the cache this morning and crashed the board. We did some further updating and hope that has cleared it.

Thanks Mark.
John
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Re: Forum Update 2017

Post by conrad1468 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:13 pm

Great job guys!! It's more "smartphone" friendly. Thank you!
Cory and Sheri
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Re: Forum Update 2017

Post by freelander02 » Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:10 pm

Good to hear. Makes sense with a newer theme.
John
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1980 Series III 109 ex-MoD FFR
2001 Discovery II (retired)
2002 Freelander SE (retired)

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Re: Forum Update 2017

Post by series guy » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:25 am

I hate new. :)
Diesel powered engines and parabolic leaf springs. These are a few of my favorite things.

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Re: Forum Update 2017

Post by freelander02 » Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:17 pm

The website is back. Let me know if there are any broken links. We owe Morgan a big thank you. I told him he could host our site in the future when he has capacity.
John
1987 110 (Defender)
1980 Series III 109 ex-MoD FFR
2001 Discovery II (retired)
2002 Freelander SE (retired)

"I know how to drive."

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