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New Post text/ icon....

Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 7:38 pm
by mtridersclb
Newbie here.

In Subsilver2, In between the icon that goes orange when theres a new post, and the forum headr, it says in just text 'no new posts' or 'new posts'.

In Firefox this is visible but in IE it shows as a broken image (missing).

I dont want it anyway as the ion shows this information. How do I identify what it is and can I then delete it from the template?

I have the aptitude for all this but am learning so use basic language please!!

Thanks

Re: New Post text/ icon....

Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 7:42 pm
by KevC
When you made your forums, your browser tried to help you out by autofilling your username in the forum image field.
As that's not actually an image, you get a broken icon.

manage forums
click the green cog next to each one
Remove your username from that field.

Re: New Post text/ icon....

Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 9:59 pm
by mtridersclb
thanks for that but it doesnt appear to work plus when i go back to the edit page, its autofilled again. btw I think Im using Fantastico, it was an option open to me from my hosting provider - is that an issue/ restraint?

and why would the text appear on firefox but not IE?

Thanks

Re: New Post text/ icon....

Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:21 pm
by KevC
It's your browser. We see it all the time.

Firefox and IE display the missing image differently.

Try using a different browser to edit out that information. Or see if there's an option to turn off autofill in the browser options.

Re: New Post text/ icon....

Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 12:14 am
by mtridersclb
brilian Kevin thank you, you are absolutely right, I now edit in IE as it doesnt autofil.

BUT

I still want rid of that text so any idea as to the first part of the question?.....
In Subsilver2, In between the icon that goes orange when theres a new post, and the forum headr, it says in just text 'no new posts' or 'new posts'. I dont want it as the icon shows this information. How do I identify what it is and can I then delete it from the template?
Thanks again

Re: New Post text/ icon....

Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 12:16 am
by KevC
As I said, that text is from your username being in the forum image field of the forum editing page.

Re: New Post text/ icon....

Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:09 am
by mtridersclb
Having followed your advice on the autofil, the image field is now blank but it still shows that text

Re: New Post text/ icon....

Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 11:42 am
by KevC
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