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Xenforo won

Discussion in 'General XenForo Discussion and Feedback' started by jauburn, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. jauburn

    jauburn Well-Known Member

    I've stepped back.

    I've compared the xenforo experience to the other forum software out there.

    I don't like some things about xenforo. I don't care for the editor. But the editor in other forum packages is as bad or worse.

    Beyond that, though, the forum experience with xenforo is better. The technology is slicker. You use the other forum software, and you miss the "like" link. You miss the conversation stuff. You miss the ooze of the forum posting.

    From this user's perspective, this one wins.

    Congratulations. I bet I'm not alone in my conclusions.

    This one works. Going back to the "other" forum software just feels clunky by comparison. Starting a new forum? I'm not sure why I'd choose the other software. The experience is clunky, old-fashioned.

    You did it. Whoever is behind this software, for now, you did it.

    Keep going. Give us an editor that works for all uses. Give us a print view of threads. Keep going.
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2013
  2. Alteran Ancient

    Alteran Ancient Well-Known Member

    Kier and Mike would be grateful to hear your appreciation for their software.

    It's great to see you're backing the winning team. ;-)
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  3. Deathstarr

    Deathstarr Active Member

    I can agree with this statement. :D
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  4. Dinh Thanh

    Dinh Thanh Well-Known Member

  5. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    When was the last time you printed a thread from a forum? lol
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  6. Daniel Hood

    Daniel Hood Well-Known Member

    How else would you keep hard copies? :confused:
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  7. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Sorry, can't resist. :D

    Good ole hard work (screenshot of what I use for hard copies) >> quill and parchment.jpg
  8. The Sandman

    The Sandman Well-Known Member

    I've heard of a Papal Bull. The document shown here must be Shelley's bull. :whistle:
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  9. Daniel Hood

    Daniel Hood Well-Known Member

    Anyways, we've digressed.

    You absolutely made the right choice with XenForo. It's got the most promising future, a very helpful community, and a dedicated staff. Welcome aboard.
  10. Mike Creuzer

    Mike Creuzer Well-Known Member

    I actually love the redactor. I love the changes IPB made to the ckeditor in 3.X, but they are switching to redactor as will in 4. I think its the best editor out there right now and a great choice. But I agree with the rest ;) :p
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  11. Andrej

    Andrej Well-Known Member

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  12. cclaerhout

    cclaerhout Well-Known Member

    From what I've read IPB will use CKE4, not redactor.

    Edit: Andrej was faster than me.
  13. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    The confusion may lie in the icons...

    The XenForo implementation of Redactor doesn't use the Redactor icon-set.
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  14. Lone Wolf

    Lone Wolf Well-Known Member

    Several times over the last few months for luddite friends to read some interesting debates on their commute. The majority of people still dont have a tablet.
  15. Mike Creuzer

    Mike Creuzer Well-Known Member

    Ah, my apologies. I just assumed from the icons in the screenshot, must not have read very well. Noticed that it looked just like XenForo's icon set.
  16. whynot

    whynot Well-Known Member

    About 2 years ago.
    The dentist refunded immediately my $2,000 because of that hard copy.
  17. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    People don't print threads because they aren't good content.

    I print to .pdf sometimes. :)

    I love the redactor editor.

    I like this: @Shelley 's Redactor Icon Spritesheet.
    better than this: Xenforo default
  18. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    Thankfully printers can print the "non-print" version for cases like that. :)
  19. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Unless you have green on your site, I have green, DP has green, brogan has green #awesome sites #greatcontent #contentworthprinting #green (y):D

  20. craigiri

    craigiri Well-Known Member

    If any of you can get those inkjet printers actually working, you have me beat! I have to take two more of them to the recyclers soon........

    Someday a printer will be invented that works for those who only print here and there......I had a color laser, but the consumables were too dear. I think I should buy a cheapo B&W laser for the occasional piece which must be printed....
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