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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by DoctorWatsOn, Feb 12, 2011.

  1. DoctorWatsOn

    DoctorWatsOn Well-Known Member

  2. Dean

    Dean Well-Known Member

    Congratulations on the conversion. :)
     
  3. AnthonyCea

    AnthonyCea Well-Known Member

    Great stuff, but you better make your giant link look more like a link !!!

    I had to actually read it again to figure out that I had to click on it to go to the new forum !!
     
  4. DoctorWatsOn

    DoctorWatsOn Well-Known Member

    I should perhaps have waited until I’ve got the whole new site ready to launch next month, but as the forums represent a tiny amount of the overall traffic and have basically almost died over the last few months I decided what the heck.

    Shedloads to do on the rest of it.
     
  5. Mikey

    Mikey Well-Known Member

    Personally I just replace the vB with XenForo, instead of your members having to /sussexforum/ just let them go to drwatson.info/

    Never saw why admins left a copy of the old software running in place.
     
  6. Business Coach

    Business Coach Active Member

    lol - nice
     
  7. DoctorWatsOn

    DoctorWatsOn Well-Known Member

    I am not sure how to. [​IMG]

    That's basically a vB forum heading, TBH I don't think it's that important for the very few people that may have bookmarked a direct link to the old forums - the link in the main site's navbar now opens up the new forum.
     
  8. DoctorWatsOn

    DoctorWatsOn Well-Known Member

    The main traffic to the site is for the CMS sections & what's on calendars, so I can't drop vB as the main site until I've built the new one using Contentteller for the CMS and Jaxel's events add-on for the rest.

    I haven't even sourced the new header logo yet. [​IMG]

    But I just couldn't wait any longer to get the forums over to xF, it was killing. :D
     
  9. Alluidh

    Alluidh Well-Known Member

    We need a lot of more "small steps"

    Thanks DoctorWatsOn ;)
     
  10. AnthonyCea

    AnthonyCea Well-Known Member

    I guess you need to partner with a coder then ?
     
  11. Kim

    Kim Well-Known Member

    Great stuff Dr Watson! :D

    Wonderful to see the conversions taking place!!! [​IMG]
     

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