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by JLA
Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Large phpBB forums
Replies: 31
Views: 3494

Re: Large phpBB forums

I seriously doubt you could ran a board even a tenth as large as any of those mentioned on shared hosting. way before you get anywhere near that large you are going to have to be running on dedicated servers and probably more than one. robert If you optimize a phpbb2 installation and use some sort ...
by JLA
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: [3.2.x] Support Forum
Topic: Is there a way to make normal users into moderators after they reach a certain number of posts?
Replies: 12
Views: 686

Re: Is there a way to make normal users into moderators after they reach a certain number of posts?

Let's say that a particular member is very active in my forum. I would like that once he reaches 50 posts, then he becomes a moderator who can delete posts that are flagged by the members. Have you thought about setting up some automated checks for spam protection? It can be quite effective and cut...
by JLA
Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The biggest mistake admin & Mods make
Replies: 16
Views: 29819

Re: The biggest mistake admin & Mods make

KevC wrote:
Mon May 12, 2014 2:37 pm
Very often though, users are not aware of either past history of the OP or any PMs that have gone on between them and the team members. At the end of the day you have to respect the decision of the site team.
Not using sufficient logging and checking those logs when moderating is a big one
by JLA
Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: [3.2.x] Support Forum
Topic: Is there a way to make normal users into moderators after they reach a certain number of posts?
Replies: 12
Views: 686

Re: Is there a way to make normal users into moderators after they reach a certain number of posts?

Let's say that a particular member is very active in my forum. I would like that once he reaches 50 posts, then he becomes a moderator who can delete posts that are flagged by the members. Have you thought about setting up some automated checks for spam protection? It can be quite effective and cut...
by JLA
Tue Jul 24, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: phpBB Custom Coding
Topic: integrate phpBB into website
Replies: 11
Views: 1405

Re: integrate phpBB into website

Simple integration just involves on adding a menu item unless you are needing something more detailed. I wanted it to be where the Forum is embedded seamlessly within the same page. Because I have tried it where I add a menu item, but when clicking my forum, it goes to a completely separate web pag...
by JLA
Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: phpBB Custom Coding
Topic: integrate phpBB into website
Replies: 11
Views: 1405

Re: integrate phpBB into website

hello all. what is the best way to integrate phpBB into a website as part of the menu/tab? A perfect example of this is a website I frequently visit: http://www.teamfortress.tv/ You can see they have a landing page, but when you click 'Forums', it seamlessly integrates into the website. I don't thi...
by JLA
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Large phpBB forums
Replies: 31
Views: 3494

Re: Large phpBB forums

I guess I'm amazed the forum has never been pruned. Or maybe it has. I imagine the tables are partitioned into many tablespaces. He also had implemented several aggressive caching strategies. Reading his post on phpbb2 tweaks back in the day is what led us to develop caching implementation into our...
by JLA
Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Large phpBB forums
Replies: 31
Views: 3494

Re: Large phpBB forums

I doubt they have any of the base code remaining. Not for sure because of numbers, just some changes about numeric type casting here and there (DB and files) can accomplish with those numbers. Since .. Gaia has 2,372,764,573 articles posted with 30,514,812 registered users .. they passed the limit ...
by JLA
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Large phpBB forums
Replies: 31
Views: 3494

Re: Large phpBB forums

I doubt they have any of the base code remaining. To be that large you are probably right. I remember Lanzer's posts years ago about all the changes they had made to that point and I think they were close to hitting a billion posts. But I think all of their added functionality and other things requ...
by JLA
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Large phpBB forums
Replies: 31
Views: 3494

Re: Large phpBB forums

Interesting. Looks like a phpBB 2 forum. It's a phpBB 3.0.3 setup. https://www.bokt.nl/forums/docs/CHANGELOG.html Wonder if Gaia online (they were the largest phpbb2 based forum) still is running phpbb2 or phpbb3 based code. Lanzer made alot of changes years ago but I've yet to see any recent posts...
by JLA
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: [3.2.x] Support Forum
Topic: Couple of things...
Replies: 10
Views: 879

Re: Couple of things...

1. Is it possible to limit signature links? 2. How do I add recaptcha and other plugins to make it more spam friendly? Any other features you'd recommend adding in? Slow progress but getting there, forum link is removed A good way to deal with bad links is visibly truncate, have them go out via an ...
by JLA
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Large phpBB forums
Replies: 31
Views: 3494

Re: Large phpBB forums

3Di wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:15 pm
JLA wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:57 pm
We are currently over 400 Million posts on phpbb2 with close to 100 million attachments
Congrats. :shock:
Thanks - alot of work over the past 14 years!
by JLA
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Extension Requests
Topic: Is there a way to EXPORT user's "Search Queries" from phpBB?
Replies: 5
Views: 697

Re: Is there a way to EXPORT user's "Search Queries" from phpBB?

You can put an insert in the code to insert the query into a new custom table fairly easily. You can also setup email notifications at the same time where the notification emails can go to a dedicated box for overview by the admin from time to time.
by JLA
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Large phpBB forums
Replies: 31
Views: 3494

Re: Large phpBB forums

I'm curious what are some of the largest phpBB forums out there. This forum has 4.1M posts. Are there any bigger? I recently upgraded a client with 1.2M posts and expect to soon upgrade another client with 2.4M posts. The 1.2M took more than a day on a virtual server. We are currently over 400 Mill...
by JLA
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Replies: 1919
Views: 796280

Re: Thank you, thank you, thank you!

if you need help with phpbb2 you can go here: https://phpbb2refugees.com robert Thanks - been participating there for a number of years now. yep, I realized that after I made that reply. robert Wonder just how many large active PHPBB2 installation are still out there. Has anyone at PHPBB looked at ...

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