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#21
(07-12-2016, 01:43 PM)Boonie Wrote: Why not use PHP 7.x?

Updating to First Point releases of anything without proper testing is asking for trouble. Going "It's new, therefore it must be hip and cool to have" isn't a good thing in Systems Admin.
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#22
(07-13-2016, 12:23 AM)Ben Cousins Wrote:
(07-12-2016, 01:43 PM)Boonie Wrote: Why not use PHP 7.x?

Updating to First Point releases of anything without proper testing is asking for trouble. Going "It's new, therefore it must be hip and cool to have" isn't a good thing in Systems Admin.

Couldn't have put this better myself Smile

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#23
We're taking the time to celebrate our members.
We have a huge range of members with a great skill set between them! 

News
First off, have you seen Gamevify and his awesome news that he posts around our site? Like this one - about Pokemon Go: https://forumauthority.com/Thread-Pok%C3...-The-World
Member: https://forumauthority.com/User-GameVify

Software
Or perhaps software is more to your liking? How about custom software from our friend "Suraf" owner of Atlas Industries.
Check out his HDD Indicator here: https://forumauthority.com/Thread-Offici...-Drive-Led
Member: https://forumauthority.com/User-Suraf

Webhosting
Maybe you're looking for a webhost? Well, right now "Mulberry Hosting" are offering our users an exclusive 25% discount on their first month.
Check out the official thread: https://forumauthority.com/Thread-Mulber...SSD-Drives
Member: https://forumauthority.com/User-Mulberry

Programming
Maybe you want to learn something new? How about programming? Our member "Blessings" has exactly what you need in his tutorial series.
Thread: https://forumauthority.com/Thread-Progra...nced-Login
Member: https://forumauthority.com/User-Blessings

Check out more today at https://forumauthority.com/
Can YOU make the list?

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#24
Got to ask - where did you get the idea to actually care about your members?

It's refreshing to see - keep it up Smile
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(07-17-2016, 10:16 PM)Ben Cousins Wrote: Got to ask - where did you get the idea to actually care about your members?

It's refreshing to see - keep it up Smile

We like to think that we care greatly about our members! We are hoping to make our member appreciation posts (like the one above) a regular staple! 

Glad you're liking it.
You may also be interested to know: 
  • Http/2 support is coming (hopefully) during our next big maintenance push
  • Php is at 5.6 now.
  • Firewall has been updated and reconfigured
  • Ssl should now be supported site-wide

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#26
Read about our updates here: https://forumauthority.com/Thread-Forum-Updates-August

Security
Updated to https with Letsencrypt (@katos)
Secured a new firewall and reconfigured our rules (@katos)
Changed our hosting environment to better catch packet-spoofing (@katos)
Updated DDoS protection (@katos)

Core
Updated mobile responsiveness with new menus (@Sir Twisted)
Updated theme to remove outdated links (@katos)
Updated CSS (@Sir Twisted)
Tidied the templates. (@katos | @Sir Twisted)
Added image proxy to serve insecure images (http) through a content delivery network over https (@katos | hon Devilshakerz of Mybb)
Shoutbox moved to seperate page : https://forumauthority.com/shoutbox.php/ (@katos)
Advertisement network added (@katos | @Sir Twisted)
Edited forum links for ease-of-navigation and new shoutbox location as well as supporting the forum. (@Sir Twisted)
FIXED the bullet point lists to work again (@PrivateDonut)
Added awards overview to profile page (@PrivateDonut)

Speed
Updated to Http/2 (@katos | hon Ben Cousins of Mybb)
Removed outdated files and plugins (@katos | @Sir Twisted)
Updated Apache, Ubuntu and PHP (@katos | hon @Suraf)
Minified key files

Members
First "honorable members" recognition awarded to: @Blessings | @Mulberry | @Suraf | @GameVify
Updated avatar limit to allow for larger files (@Sir Twisted | @katos)


Key:
hon - Honorable mention, usually given for help in a process, or for pointing out issues

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#27
http://imgur.com/a/bw4uV

"through" @mention Smile
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(08-05-2016, 03:13 AM)Ben Cousins Wrote: http://imgur.com/a/bw4uV

"through" @mention Smile

Well, that's embarrassing - good spot there sir!
I'll sort that out later today ;-)

Thanks for your report on that Ben, I have since fixed the shockingly bad spelling there.
Much appreciated! Smile

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#29
We've actually got more than 300 members! Please join the excitement now! Growing and expanding almost everyday.
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#30
It's getting spooky over at Forum Authority.
As it's getting closer to Halloween, we've got a lot of treats heading your way!

Firstly, we've updated our logo and background to make Forum Authority more suitable for the occasion.
Between now and the 31 October login and create 5 posts to receive the exclusive 2016 Halloween award,
on Halloween day, we will have a 15% discount on ALL upgrades for one hour only, making them as cheap as $6.80!
However, not only is this discount for upgrades, it will also be applied to ALL shop items too!

Now if that hasn't terrified you, our very own Katos is doing spooky signatures, completely free!
Last but not least, post 10 high quality threads on Forum Authority and be entered into our one month banner space competition, winner will be selected at random.

Check out all our latest updates and implementations below!
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TWISTED SISTER ROCKS!
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