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by craigprunty
Mon May 17, 2010 6:58 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: how to protect my phpbb forum from potential hackers
Replies: 12
Views: 2995

Re: how to protect my phpbb forum from potential hackers

good point about the FTP Noxwizard. I do use filezilla but dont save any passwords on my machine and always setup my internet browsers to clear cache and not to save passwords. People seem to also think they are also protected by a Firewall Router but i always find it best practice to use an softwar...
by craigprunty
Mon May 17, 2010 3:08 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: seo advice
Replies: 19
Views: 2046

Re: seo advice

The higher the page rank your forum has the higher up your forum website will be on a Google search for the keywords that relate to your forum site. To improve page ranking do some link swaps / exchanges with other webmasters that have good PR sites that relate to your website content. The following...
by craigprunty
Mon May 17, 2010 2:44 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: adding a banner
Replies: 8
Views: 883

Re: adding a banner

I was inserting my ads manually into the phpbb file until i installed the following PHPBB mod that allows you to manage your ads within ACP Advertisement Management 1.0.9 - http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=69&t=1146135 Its does all banners etc side banners which i still do manually if ...
by craigprunty
Mon May 17, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: Move forum to new server
Replies: 7
Views: 282

Re: Move forum to new server

I have just recently migrated my -spam- forum to my new hosting provider andthenhost.com. The control panel had a super feature to auto install your PHPBB application and create your MySql database in a 1 click install system. There was no hassle of downloading the PHPBB software and uploading it et...
by craigprunty
Mon May 17, 2010 1:31 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: how to protect my phpbb forum from potential hackers
Replies: 12
Views: 2995

Re: how to protect my phpbb forum from potential hackers

cheers all. I do try to keep up-to-date on MOD’s which of course can be a big vulnerability if not kept up-to-date with the version of PHPBB your running. I also use the firewall settings within my VPS to control multiple connection attempts and also rename any mod install.php files. I think the num...
by craigprunty
Sun May 16, 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: how to protect my phpbb forum from potential hackers
Replies: 12
Views: 2995

how to protect my phpbb forum from potential hackers

Ive heard many stories of peoples forums being hit by hackers getting into the control panel and blanking sites out etc etc :!: I am protecting my adm folder using a security password on the folder and file directory with a feature from my hosting provider andthenhost.com. Is this the best method to...
by craigprunty
Sun May 16, 2010 9:41 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: Move forum to new server
Replies: 7
Views: 282

Re: Move forum to new server

its very simple. 1 - backup your mysql database table (using hosting provider tools or phpadmin) 2 - backup your forum directory (using hosting provider tools or ftp) 3 - setup your new hosting provider 4 - import your mysql database 5 - upload you phpbb forum directory 6 - do any required tweaks to...
by craigprunty
Sun May 16, 2010 9:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Suggestions for Forum Repopulation
Replies: 9
Views: 2254

Re: Suggestions for Forum Repopulation

Providers that offer the domain name within the package usually do so as it helps to retain customers. Its like having all your eggs in one basket and customers are very unlikely to move providers due to hassle of moving domain name and hosting. I would always suggest keeping the two separate which ...
by craigprunty
Sun May 16, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: i want to transfer domain from server to another
Replies: 2
Views: 623

Re: i want to transfer domain from server to another

There is no big benefit from moving your domain name to another registrar as your only likely to save a couple of pounds a year on renewals. "unless your having support issues" The issue with changing Registrar is it can cause downtime to your forum or website whilst moving to another registrar and ...
by craigprunty
Sun May 16, 2010 8:23 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Abandoned MODs
Topic: [ABD] Arcade Room 0.6.9c
Replies: 2157
Views: 134916

Re: [Beta] Arcade Room 0.6.9c

thanks for the kitten cannon game idea lol its up and running now on my cat forum :lol: thanks feel free to register on http://www.phpar.com its got an official site for features and requests PS. Make sure you upload kitten cannon http://www.phpar.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=129 for your members LOL
by craigprunty
Fri Mar 05, 2010 8:14 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Styles Support & Discussion
Topic: Banner ads on either side of the forum
Replies: 11
Views: 10634

Re: Banner ads on either side of the forum

I notice dekarAF still hadn't got what he required to apply banners to both sides on his arcade site so here goes. I used the other good examples posted and inserted into a table between header / footer. To see it working see - http://www.catforumchat.com The following has been tested with the ProSi...
by craigprunty
Fri Mar 05, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Abandoned MODs
Topic: [ABD] Arcade Room 0.6.9c
Replies: 2157
Views: 134916

Re: [Beta] Arcade Room 0.6.9c

I love your arcade room mod its ace :D I thought I would post the following so you might add to your next release. I spotted that the redirect of the link don’t work on the navigation bar if your navigated into another route directory. I spotted this after I installed a Gallery MOD. I have resolved ...

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