Seems like Google has made it popular to change the logo of a website for holidays. My question is how many of y’all do the same, and more importantly do your members like it? Over on my photography forum I switched out the default logo with a winter themed one for Christmas. It’s scheduled to [...]
Found a great site over at StopForumSpam.com. Over the past few weeks I’ve been checking registrations on a couple of my forums against their database. What I’ve found is that most of the registrations have been spammers and they’ve gotten the axe. But after deleting 15-20 per day I wanted a little more automated solution.
This is one of those features I’ve been wanting to add to my photography forum for a while now, but I just got around to it this weekend. With the addition of a database table, a new template file, a few source files, and changes to several others, my Simple Machines Forum now gives my [...]
About a year ago I wrote a post on how to embed a YouTube video in a Simple Machines Forum post. Well, as it works out today I needed to embed a Google Video in a post so I went through and did almost the same process to get it to work.
How important do you think design is to the success of a forum? It’s an extremely popular topic on web design forums. Content or design? Which has the bigger effect on the success of a forum? I don’t think anyone would argue that a forum can succeed without good content, but how big of a [...]