Halabit

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  1. Halabit added a post in a topic: URL Change 15$   




    Well if you read my example in first post you can see there can be reason for at least two url changes.






    I totally understand and agree , nowdays there is a lot of fraud. I personally didn't changed license for three years but still knowing you can gives you flexibility , assurance and faith in company (at least in my case). This is first time I heard about 15$ for URL change , before making this topic I used search but sadly I didn't got any search results with subject of this topic and then I decided to make a topic and say my two cents. As I said I don't want to flame just wanted to say what I thought about this subject.


    I agree and understand you need to protect your interest but I need to think about mine as well , what you give and what you get. There was a reason I chooice at first place IPB and not VBulleting :smile: . I know you guys are very accommodating and frendly but when I read this I was getting a feeling you are starting to look like competition wich I personally don't like.



    I don't want to transfer to anyone my license nor in general I would need more then two license change in first six months later i one would be ok but flexibility and knowing you can is something wich I personally like.

    As for VBulleting , I don't want to bad mouth them but there is a reason I bought IPB and not VBulletin. With this changes I'm just getting a feeling what once made IPB great is starting to fade away.



    P.S. Sorry for bad formating , Chrome is acting up while I was writting , twice I got my editor cleared and atleast three times all text just double itself :smile:
  2. Halabit added a post in a topic: URL Change 15$   



    I've been IPB customer since 2009. I had IPB forum for two years. Last year I been mostly inactive because my community went down, so after long time I decided to take a peek in client area and honestly better I didn't.

    "and then once per 6 months thereafter. Additional requests will require payment of a $15 fee" ... this is just twisting peoples arm , they have to pay every six months for support and updates plus if they want to change forum url more the once 15$ fee , this is just ridiculous. As customer I bought my forum software license (and not for small amount of money) and I should be able to change it when I want it. To prevent misuse I could understand like three to five url changes in six months , but this current one url change for six months is ridiculous.

    Lets take an example, my url is still active for my community wich doesn't exist anymore nor domain is active.So I open a new website and change url for free once. After couple of months we decide we want to take another direction and want to change website name and I need to pay 15$ for url license domain change , and I payed already for IPB software and license is mine to change to what domain I want and not to allow someone to twist my arm for more money.

    I don't want to flame , but this is really awful ... if I knew this three years ago I would never bought IPB , no matter how much I liked it .
  3. Halabit added a post in a topic: Additional pay gateways needed   

    Skrill(Moneybookers) and Google Checkout would be nice addition. Especially Skrill(Moneybookers).
  4. Halabit added a comment on a blog entry: IP.Board 3.4 Dev Update: IPS Connect   

    Will this by default work with Joomla , we just point to joomla and ipb choose master and thats that , or we need add-on modules for Joomla and simliar like in Converge ?
     
    And is IP.Connect going to be free for current IPB clients ?
  5. Halabit added a post in a topic: Looking to buy a 24" 1920x1200 Resi monitor   

    Hm I bought Samsung 2333SW Full HD ( 23 inches , default resolution 1920x1080 ) couple weeks ago and it's great :) I paid him about 210 euros , but i see that you can find it for 220 dollars on the internet .
  6. Halabit added a post in a topic: Couple of pre-sale questions   

    Ok just made a purchase , waiting for validation ... thank you guys for so warm welcome , I will enjoy beeing part of this awsome community !
  7. Halabit added a post in a topic: Couple of pre-sale questions   

    Wow ok , didn't know that , I'm not from US I'm from Europe .

    Ok , oh well I will pay tomorrow and wait , hopefully I will get validated quickly .

    Do you suggest me to postpone purchase to Monday ?
  8. Halabit added a post in a topic: Couple of pre-sale questions   

    Ok guys , thank you very much !

    I decided to go with IPB , and I'm buying license tomorrow, first need to make backup of my server just in case something goes wrong ( god forbid ) and to tell my guild members happy news hehe :)
  9. Halabit added a post in a topic: Couple of pre-sale questions   

    Hehe thanks , I boring to hell just one more question .

    IP Downloads Manager and Calendar will be part of Community Suite or not ?
  10. Halabit added a post in a topic: Couple of pre-sale questions   

    Thanks guys , I deeply appreciate , will buy a license tommorow .

    Btw why my posts are always blocked and I get message that they need to be approved by moderators ?

    Will I keep getting same problems when I get license ?
  11. Halabit added a post in a topic: Couple of pre-sale questions   

    anyone ?
  12. Halabit added a post in a topic: Couple of pre-sale questions   

    Just want to add five more questions to my up post :

    4. Do we get .psd or .png logo of this default IPB style ?

    5. If I take community suite , I have licence for life for IPB forum , blog and gallery ?

    6. If I take only IPB forum and IPB gallery , it's yearly licence or for life ?

    7. Do I get access to IPS Resources Site for life also or just six months ?

    8. If I want to change site where I use IPB , can I change on wich site do I use licence ?
  13. Halabit added a post in a topic: Couple of pre-sale questions   

    I have three additional questions :

    1. Ah shame sale ended , can I expect some discount sales in near future ?

    2. I see in member profile tabs gallery,blog ... are the part of IPB or they are additional components IP Gallery and Blog for wich you have to pay additionaly ?

    3. I just reviewed free convertors that you offer to convert to IPB , does convertor for PhPBB 3.0.5 works ok , are there any reported bugs that should make my life difficult if I decide to use it ?
  14. Halabit added a post in a topic: Couple of pre-sale questions   

    Hi , I have couple of questions before I decide to purchase this awesome piece of software .

    1. I had VBulletin for some time , do you have free mod community for IPB something similiar to VBulletin ?

    2. If I decide to pay with credit card , AMEX to be exact , payment is directly from your site or thru PayPal ( I don't use PayPal , just can't stand them ) ?

    3. Do you support paying with Moneybookers ?

    4. Is there any discounts atm available ( college student over here :blush: ) ?


    Thanks in advance for the answers