• Content count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

1 Follower

About Trix

  • Rank
    Advanced Member
  1. Hey all, two questions really. Last weekend, we had our dedicated server attacked and taken down. We had 4 sites worth of data damaged. It's been a painful process getting them back and brought up lots of questions too. We basically realised we were completely at the mercy of our provider. They fixed everything for us, including building a new server and moving everything over, but we was warned it should have cost us thousands in charges, which they skipped this time. That's not good. We want complete control over these sites. See we have about 4 sites running on this dedicated server, one of which is a large ipb forum. All the sites are ours, and are all to do with our business. We don't want to rent server space to anyone else, etc etc. So, after this all happened we booked in a meeting with Apple Business support, who sat for over an hour explaining the Mac Server to us, and the possibilities and options etc. We are looking at getting a mac mini server, with lots of addon options such as (i think this is right) something to do with RAID and extra hard drives, and also upgrading our internet connection to a business line.. It all sounds good, one thing we was not sure about, was can you run an ipb installation on a Mac Mini Server? (Lion i believe) Also, does anyone have any advice/tips on running a mac server and things we should be aware of? Running a server our selves is completely new territory for us, but also an exciting prospect, for our business. Thanks
  2. Nexus and Advertising

    Just wondering if i am missing something. I can create my own advertisement banner, and set it to expire in X days, but i cannot create an advertising package for people to buy, that expires in X days? Only with X impressions or clicks. Is this right or am i missing something somewhere?
  3. Firstly, whenever loading a page on this site (using Chrome) i always get a blank page saying No data received Unable to load the web page because the server sent no data.<p id="suggestions" jsdisplay="suggestionsHeading" jstcache="2" style="-webkit-margin-start: 3px; margin-top: 15px; "> Here are some suggestions:Reload this web page later. Error 324 (net::ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE): The server closed the connection without sending any data. Not sure if this is my computer, or the site causing this issue? Second problem i am having is the 'Find Content' option when viewing a members profile. I tried using the button in my profile, and it showed me a list of posts/threads i had made, but there are a few missing. For example i found this thread here Which does not show up at all when viewing my content, here[forums][searchInKey]=&search_app_filters[forums][sortKey]=date&search_app_filters[forums][sortDir]=&st=0 Am i missing something or doing something wrong?
  4. Just been browsing the Marketplace and i couldnt see this option, or maybe it does not exist? Is it not possible to filter items on there based on what version they are compatible with? It would make it a lot easier if you could click on 'Board' on the left and then choose from a list of board version such as 3.1 or 3.2 and then be shown mods for that version, rather than finding something you are interested in, and then discovering it's not compatible yet.
  5. I have just successfully converted a Wordpress skin over to Ip.Content and am pretty proud of myself!

    1. Show previous comments  7 more
    2. Ryan Ashbrook

      Share as in, link so we can see it. :P

    3. Trix

      Hmm maybe i should do a tutorial, not very good at explaining things though and definetely not an expert! Ryan check your PM's

    4. ørret

      Why PM? Make link official please.

  6. Another IP.Content question

    Horrah, thank you for the response, just what i was hoping to hear.........Off to purchase now :)
  7. Another IP.Content question

    Thanks for the reply, i'm hoping it won't be that bad in the long run. Still hoping for a reply to answer the other questions though before i buy
  8. Hi there, i'm not 100% on how to duplicate the error, but i went into the blog section, and used the search function to search for ip.content. It brought up a list fine, but when i tried to open the first one on the list i got a database error. Here is a link to the blog i was trying to open, which still gives the error too :) Wow, i made that really complicated huh?!
  9. Where do you report problems you are having on this site?

    1. Charles

      Company Feedback forum

  10. Hello everyone, obviously I have some questions regarding IP.content so please bear with me whilst I try to explain them! 1) I've read a lot about how google loves Wordpress because of it being dynamic and the page constantly updating (With new blogs/replies etc). This lead me down the route of creating a Wordpress homepage, which in the links went to my forum. Now, re-thinking this, would it do the same thing if I was to use ip.content as my homepage, and a block or section of the homepage would populate with recent posts/threads. For example 5 recent threads, or 5 recent posts. Would this cause google to keep checking the page because it is constantly updated? 2) The popular wiki debate I've seen on the forums! I want to create a wiki(ish) styled section. I don't want regular users to be able to edit it, just moderators and admins. It would have categories, and inside these categories would be items. For example... Wood -> Brown Wood................ Then inside the Brown Wood would be a page or a few lines explaining what brown wood is. Hope that makes sense. 3) If i can do this, is it searchable? So a user can type a word into the search box and if we have a definition for it, it will appear. 4) Custom HTML/CSS. Is it simple to take a html/css website design, and move it over to ip.content? I know basic/average html and css 5) That's all I can think of for now, thanks :)
  11. Loyalty Discount: Extra Option

    Thank you for the fast reply. So set it up so that when a member reaches X posts they get moved to a certain group, and then assign a discount to that group? Makes sense i guess but a bit of a long way to do it :) Could the registration idea possibly become a feature soon *hint hint nudge nudge*
  12. Hey there, i've just installed Nexus on a test board and am thrilled with it. It has every option i need....apart from one tiny thing! There is an option to add a 'Loyalty Discount' but it only lets you select other packages from the drop down. so if they own x amount of other packages they get a discount. It would be nice (for me) to have an option in there aswell for post count, or registered since. So if the user has more than X amount, they get a loyalty discount. Or if they have been registered X amount of days they get a discount. Or is this already there somewhere and i've missed it? Thanks :)
  13. Hey there, i purchased my board, blog, gallery and chat licenses this year. My time has run out on all of them except the chatroom, and i am due to renew them in the next few days when i get paid. My question is regarding the promotion on right now. Will the renewal prices be lower also, or are they the same as normal? And if i renew my board license, will i be able to get the Nexus at the promotional price? Thanks :)
  14. Is there anyone who i can chat with who can help with vB conversion! Support ticket is taking hours :o(

  15. I give up

    1. Interferon

      Trying is the first step towards failure.

    2. Kieran Mc

      But equally it is the first step towards success.

    3. SkimPappa

      I quit giving up, its too much work