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Do you plan to run XenForo beta live?

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Puntocom, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. Puntocom

    Puntocom Well-Known Member

    I can't wait to make a live board with XenForo, although it's in beta, I suppose there will be no problems, so I will probably run a new community the first day XenForo is available.

    And you?
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  2. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    Not for a few months probably. Not because it's in beta, but because of prior personal commitments.
  3. Caelum

    Caelum Well-Known Member

    Hoping to, depending on converter availability, yeah :p
  4. Alluidh

    Alluidh Well-Known Member

    Not in the next months, but I hope later in 2011
  5. Puntocom

    Puntocom Well-Known Member

    I feel that this beta will be golder than gold. I have much confidence in this team and I feel that this is the way the things should be done.

    My congratulations to Kier, Mike and Ashley. Keep on the good work!!!!!!
  6. dartho

    dartho Active Member

    Sure - but the theme of the forum will be "dartho plays with xenforo". Looking to the future, I hope to get at least one active member.
  7. Lycaon

    Lycaon Well-Known Member

    Not sure yet.
  8. Robert F Schmitz

    Robert F Schmitz Well-Known Member

    Initial thought would be to run it parallel in sorts to the vB forum. Let folks play around a bit and get some feedback. BTW, love the fact that you break out the Staff on Line from the Members List.
  9. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I would like to but the lack of an importer and no chat functionality makes it impossible.
  10. John L.

    John L. Well-Known Member

    Since I will be starting fresh with this install and not need an importer I may just run the beta live. I don't expect too many people to register, so I hope my forum in production will be a great bug finder for the XenForo team. I hope they just don't get sick of my reports ;).
  11. Puntocom

    Puntocom Well-Known Member

    The conversations would be a good replacement for chat.
  12. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    No they wouldn't.

    Chat is live, conversations aren't.

    Conversations are limited to 5 participants (at present) and require invitations.
    Chat is free for all to use as and when they want.

    We often have 40-50 people in chat so a conversation involving that many people just isn't feasible or practical.
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  13. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    Speaking of chat, I've just inquired with Brian at Flashchat as to whether or not he's thinking of building a script bridge for XenForo.
    Waiting for an answer.
  14. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Thanks Peggy.

    What's Flashchat?
    And by bridge do you mean it would be linked but not part of the software so the style and everything else would be different?
  15. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    On vBulletin, Flashchat takes info from your database, so that when you're logged into vB, you can go right into chat if you wish, no need to log in to the chatroom.
    It has it's own skins tho, doesn't use the forum skins. It sits right on your forum, meaning that when you open the chatroom window, you still have your forum in the background so your can both browse your forum, and chat in the chatroom.

    He has flashchats for IPB, phpbb, smf, mybb, vB, etc. I'm hoping he'll do it for XF as well.

    Here's the link - FlashChat.
  16. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Ah, OK, thanks Peggy.

    I will be looking to have a chat which is fully integrated using ajax so it looks and feels like part of the same site.
    Hopefully someone will do something similar to what StarTrekGuide did for phpBB.
  17. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    ah ok
  18. dutchbb

    dutchbb Well-Known Member


    Hopefully the needed add-ons + support for third party scripts will be released in the next months.
  19. Carl

    Carl Well-Known Member

    No i wont be using it live.
  20. Floris

    Floris Guest

    Gee, I wonder why :rolleyes:
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