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Forum: Community Lounge 21 Jun 2019, 17:42
Replies: 27
Views: 1,208
Posted By nhawk
Myth. They don't charge for every add-on and mod....

Myth. They don't charge for every add-on and mod.

But as you said, this really has nothing to do with funding vB4. So we'll end it there.
Forum: Community Lounge 21 Jun 2019, 12:54
Replies: 27
Views: 1,208
Posted By nhawk
You THINK you know why they left. Unless...

You THINK you know why they left.

Unless you've personally spoken directly to each developer that has left, you are making assumptions. I can make that statement as fact because I have never made...
Forum: Community Lounge 21 Jun 2019, 11:45
Replies: 27
Views: 1,208
Posted By nhawk
You should take your own advice when it comes to...

You should take your own advice when it comes to why most add-on developers left vB. At least 50% of what you post is incorrect.

I won't get into that discussion again. So just leave it at that.
Forum: Community Lounge 26 Apr 2019, 14:56
Replies: 20
Views: 1,403
Posted By nhawk
It's no secret that the active member count has...

It's no secret that the active member count has been steadily declining since the release of vB5. The end of life declarations of vB3 and 4 didn't help either.

2011 stats:...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 21 Feb 2019, 17:17
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By nhawk
It's mod_security on your server blocking...

It's mod_security on your server blocking something (most likely ajax.php). Ask your host for assistance.
Forum: vBulletin Pre-Sales Questions 12 May 2018, 13:00
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By nhawk
The best reason is there has been a multitude of...

The best reason is there has been a multitude of security fixes. Not installing the latest version leaves them open to known security problems.
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 10 Apr 2018, 11:11
Replies: 230
Add-On Releases Modification System
Views: 45,278
Posted By nhawk
No I don't. I no longer have or support any...

No I don't.

I no longer have or support any vB mods.
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 29 Dec 2017, 23:01
Replies: 76
Views: 5,794
Posted By nhawk
I didn't see the vB4 notice.. ...

I didn't see the vB4 notice..
https://www.vbulletin.com/forum/forum/vbulletin-4/vbulletin-4-questions-problems-and-troubleshooting/4383927-vbulletin-4-x-publishing-suite-end-of-life
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 29 Dec 2017, 11:48
Replies: 76
Views: 5,794
Posted By nhawk
I think the OP means development has completely...

I think the OP means development has completely ended on vB4. That was to have happened back in July. So far as I know only security updates will be issued.
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 05 Apr 2017, 21:56
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By nhawk
Unfortunately, the vB5 version was put in the...

Unfortunately, the vB5 version was put in the graveyard long before the vB4 version. And to my knowledge nobody has written a forms add-on for vB5....
Forum: vBulletin.org Site Feedback 14 Nov 2016, 13:30
Replies: 50
Feedback Responsiveness
Views: 4,632
Posted By nhawk
Did you see anyone say they are shutting this...

Did you see anyone say they are shutting this site down anywhere in this thread?

No... you saw someone speculate that they would not be surprised if it happened. There's a big difference.
Forum: vBulletin.org Site Feedback 12 Nov 2016, 16:47
Replies: 50
Feedback Responsiveness
Views: 4,632
Posted By nhawk
https://www.vbulletin.org/forum/external/2016/11/7...

https://www.vbulletin.org/forum/external/2016/11/7.jpg
Forum: Community Lounge 29 Aug 2016, 12:13
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By nhawk
This was quite a few years ago (around 2005 or...

This was quite a few years ago (around 2005 or 2006) and Godaddy admitted it was on their end and that someone gained access to an entire server hacking all sites on that server. Not just mine. The...
Forum: Community Lounge 26 Aug 2016, 12:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By nhawk
Godaddy is the one and only host where I've had a...

Godaddy is the one and only host where I've had a site hacked. And that was one that ran on another provider for 5 years before going with godaddy. The attacker hit every site that was on a shared...
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 17 Aug 2016, 22:39
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By nhawk
The technical length limit for a URL is a little...

The technical length limit for a URL is a little over 1000 bytes. And that's only because of Microsoft's IE. It may have changed in more recent versions. Firefox and others handle urls over 4k in...
Forum: vB4 Programming Discussions 12 Aug 2016, 12:10
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By nhawk
$user can't be used twice the way you're using...

$user can't be used twice the way you're using it. The while loop will never end.


while ($user = $vbulletin->db->fetch_array($result))
{
// set last user processed
$lastuser =...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 06 Aug 2016, 16:56
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By nhawk
A request happens for each item on the page. That...

A request happens for each item on the page. That can't be stopped. The only way to reduce requests is to reduce the number of items on the page.

Take a look at the waterfall report from gtmetrix...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 06 Aug 2016, 16:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By nhawk
As final kaoss said, reduce the number of...

As final kaoss said, reduce the number of advertisers/advertisements on your site.
Forum: Forum and Server Management 06 Aug 2016, 16:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,118
Posted By nhawk
Advertising from external sites ALWAYS slows down...

Advertising from external sites ALWAYS slows down how fast a site loads. It has nothing to do with the actual server the site is on. It has to do with the speed the site that hosts the advertising...
Forum: vB4 Programming Discussions 04 Aug 2016, 11:49
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By nhawk
Anything is possible with a plugin. To...

Anything is possible with a plugin.

To increase the size, look into this MySql query...


alter table tablename max_rows = XXXXXXX avg_row_length = XXXX
Forum: vB3 General Discussions 28 Jul 2016, 21:29
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By nhawk
I took over development of that add-on with...

I took over development of that add-on with Coroner's permission in I think it was 2011 and it was only available on my site. I no longer support it, and it is no longer available. The last version...
Forum: vB4 Programming Discussions 25 Jul 2016, 15:42
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By nhawk
You can't combine the two in a link. The software...

You can't combine the two in a link. The software doesn't allow it. You would need to do a full blown add-on to do what you want.
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 18 Jul 2016, 18:18
Replies: 489
Major Additions DamnComp - MemberMap
Views: 69,728
Posted By nhawk
No vB 4 add-on works with vB 5.

No vB 4 add-on works with vB 5.
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 13 Jul 2016, 22:43
Replies: 2,069
Views: 354,366
Posted By nhawk
No it won't work on vB5. No vB4 add-on will...

No it won't work on vB5.

No vB4 add-on will work with vB5. If one does, I'd be absolutely shocked.
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 06 Jul 2016, 12:55
Replies: 34
Views: 1,915
Posted By nhawk
In general, vB5 was a terrific idea that was...

In general, vB5 was a terrific idea that was poorly executed.

Fortunately the simple solution is, kill the vB5 site and switch to vB4. There are a couple thousand add-ons available for vB4 that...
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