That is not an option for me at the moment, as it's a rather large undertaking that I have to spend a significant amount of time on. I'd just like to have this one feature fixed, since it's directly impacting my users.
Users can no longer upload avatars on my forum as a result of this update. I have verified this behavior myself. Using an URL works fine, but when you select an image to upload, nothing happens after that and the avatar is not changed. Can you please fix this, Invision?
I'd like to see "View New Content" exactly where it is for guests as it is for people who are logged in. The Activity Stream is formatted in a completely different manner, and the side bar on the left is also different. I want guests to see the exact same "View New Content" presentation that is available to those who have logged in, except the criteria is a bit different (most recently updated topics for the forum, versus stuff I haven't seen yet if I'm logged in).
Well, having read through this entire thread, it's pretty disappointing to see people complaining about the search system. Allowing users to find relevant search results is one of the most critical features of forum software. If I can't find what I'm looking for, I'm either going to go to another site to find what I need, or start a new topic about the subject, one that possibly duplicates already existing topics. But this requires people to create an account if you don't already have one, so I'm sure many times people will just move on. This is a very important feature to me, and I've gone on long rants about problems with the search system in previous versions of the software. Some issues were addressed, others not. I also have to use Google to search this site, both with 3.4.x and, now, 4.0. I should not have to do that, and 95% of the users on my site aren't going to know they can use Google to search my forums to get relevant results. Yes, the combined search results are nice. But the vast majority of the content on my forum is regular forum topics, and that's where I need the search to be strongest. I know writing a good search engine is not easy (I've had to do it myself for other projects). But it's so important that it work well, that it pains me to see poor results in 4.0. This is a potential deal breaker for me to upgrade to 4.0, although there are other lesser issues I'm not terribly happy with as well. Sigh.
The previous version of IB.Board does, and I use it ALL the time. With over three million posts on a forum, searching in the title allows me to pull up the relevant topic very quickly. Searching in posts is very tedious by comparison. Obviously this depends on what you're searching for, but if you have a good idea of the title of the topic (or topics) you're looking for, it's a godsend.
Well, this is a bit disappointing for me, as people on my forum refer to posts by the post number all the time. Often someone will ask me directly (as admin for the forum) to do something to a specific post number in a thread. Not everyone knows you can click on the post number to get a link to that post. And not everyone is going to know that in IP4 you can click on the "share" icon to get a link to the post. And I'm sure there are tons of references on my site to specific post numbers. Sure, post numbers may change when a topic is moderated in some fashion, but that is rare overall, and especially so for older threads. This does make me wonder how many such omissions there are in IPS 4.0. I'll have to upgrade a copy of my forum to the latest RC so I can compare 4.0 to 3.4.7 side-by-side.
Yes, this is a good point--when creating a new forum I often have to mass move relevant topics into the newly created forum. During operations such as this, I'm primarily doing searches on titles to find the bulk of the topics I want to move. ..Al
Yeah, I noticed that as well, which is disappointing. This is an advanced search page. It should have advanced options. If I know the topic or post I'm looking for contains specific words, I ONLY want results that contain all of those words. Otherwise the potential results can be staggeringly large, potentially making the results useless.