As part of our never ending effort to get the forum to pay for itself, today I added a mod that will add our associate link to any Amazon.com url posted. In theory, we get like 4% of a referred sale. In practice, we have yet to get a penny from Amazon. But then we've never pushed it because it's always been an incredible pain to get a referral link, Also, if someone browses away the link disappears and I know we're still supposed to get a referral for anything they buy in that session, but since
The S&B website has always existed on the cheapest web servers available - called "shared" servers because several hundred websites share a single computer (called a "server"). Usually this works well, assuming everyone on the server uses a small portion of the server's resources. But sometimes bad things can happen to one website and those can cause every other website on the server to slow down.
When this occurs, a 'static' website such as one person's Wordpress
Spammers have recently discovered our blog and have been slamming us. I've tried a few things, but after having to ban three of them this morning I've gone with our Nuclear Option.
I created a new user group "Members" and people with >10 posts will automatically be promoted to it. It should be identical to the old "Registered Users" group that everyone was in before. Main difference with Registered Users (those just signed on) now is that I've removed all permissions
Updated Saturday. Mostly bug fixes, nothing new. Should have the smileys back in the editor.
The 4.1.8 release focuses on bug fixes and contains updates to the core vBulletin software.
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- "The threads below have not been updated since your last visit" message is not displayed in search results when appropriate"(reported by Andy)