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Forum changelog

Posted: Sat Apr 01, 2023 2:23 pm
by Sadness
I've decided to start a thread to track the changes; I usually list them as announcements and then delete old announcements as new ones come up, but I wanted someplace to store a history.

April '23
  • Changed The Garden description to include general discussion rather than 'offline' discussion.
  • Moved The Garden to the top of the Discussion category.
  • Changed The Atrium board title to The Gazebo.
  • Moved The Atrium forum to a new category.
  • Renamed the Webweaving board to Computer Lab
  • Changed Computer Lab description to include discussion of hardware & software.
  • Combined Forum Meta Discussion board with The Yesterweb board.
  • Changed Net Café board title to Internet Café.
  • Added emojis to board titles.
  • Shuffled some misplaced topics to their appropriate boards.
  • Enabled Quick Reply on all boards, which shows a basic reply field at the bottom of every thread.
  • Updated to latest version of phpBB - if you encounter any errors or bugs, create a post in this board about it.
February '23
  • We have added a new rule to the forum regarding self-promotion. You can read more about it here.
  • The posting guidelines have been updated with a new item: create descriptive topic titles.
  • Forum links going out to other websites will now open in a new tab automatically.
  • We have spoiler tags! See this post for more details.
  • We now allow Gravatar links as avatars, see this post for more details.
  • We have made all categories except for the "About" category require login to view the posts, after targeted off-site harassment and monitoring of our members.
January '23
  • Post reactions have been added to the forum. Users can disable reactions on their own posts in the User Control Panel.
  • SmartFeed has been added to the forum.
  • Changed Forum Meta Discussion and Webweaving from subforums to top-level forums.