I HATE animated GIF avatars. One of my beta users did this on my 2.2 Test forum. Its like the 2020 version of the blink tag.
Short of disabling GIFs as attachments, is it possible to stop just animated GIFs being used as avatars?
My forum has a limit of 15 attachments per page, 8Mb attachments in total. It might be useful for people to know this when making a post or reply. On SMF forum, the "upload" function told you how many more attachments you could add. Missing this in Xenforo.
Thanks Andy - that's a valid workaround.
I prefer the images as thumbnails after the message rather than in the body. It makes sense in the context of my forum. I appreciate this may not be a big use case.
There's a million ways to do it. Redirects in nginx, apache, .htaccess files, a simple php script.
For starters, if there's only a forum on the domain, then don't stick the forum in a subfolder in the first place, and the index.php in the root will be the forum index.
Did you mean something like this?
I did this by cheating - the logo image is the airplane model and the text in a PNG with transparency, then I have the sky as a background image for the entire header / logo row (Style Settings - Header) with some CSS code:
You could just remove the logo...
Absolutely correct. MySQL search is awful. However my old forum software (SMF Forum) built their own search engine which built an index much like a budget version of Elastic, so upgrading to XenForo came as a shock.
So, mostly I like the updated attachment handling, but I'm not a fan of the cropped square thumbnails. It it possible to keep the original picture aspect ratio in the thumbnail? Or at least have a larger crop? My large image attachments are given some random small square of the picture as a...
I run my forum (https://secretprojects.co.uk) just fine in 2GB of RAM including Elasticsearch / XFES. Have 1GB spare even :)
Using nginx as web server - memory consumption was far higher with Apache.
Daily users: 700 - 1000 (17000+members)
Daily posts: 150-250