SITE OFFLINE Sunday 12:15 PM Eastern (17:15 UTC) - software upgrade

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SITE OFFLINE Sunday 12:15 PM Eastern (17:15 UTC) - software upgrade

Post by LadyGeek » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:23 am

The site will be offline Sunday, 12:15 PM Eastern (17:15 UTC) to update the forum software. This is a maintenance and security update.

I expect the update to take less than 1 hour.

(This thread is posted in the Forum Issues and Administration forum, but appears in all forums.)
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Re: SITE OFFLINE Sunday 12:15 PM Eastern (16:15 UTC) - software upgrade

Post by LadyGeek » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:40 am

Bumping for visibility.
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Re: SITE OFFLINE Sunday 12:15 PM Eastern (16:15 UTC) - software upgrade

Post by LadyGeek » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:52 am

Bumping for visibility.
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Re: SITE OFFLINE Sunday 12:15 PM Eastern (16:15 UTC) - software upgrade

Post by LadyGeek » Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:01 pm

Final bump for visibility.
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Re: SITE OFFLINE Sunday 12:15 PM Eastern (17:15 UTC) - software upgrade

Post by LadyGeek » Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:07 pm

I fixed the UTC time in the thread title.
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Re: SITE OFFLINE Sunday 12:15 PM Eastern (17:15 UTC) - software upgrade

Post by LadyGeek » Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:33 pm

Success! The forum is now running with the latest version, phpBB 3.2.2.
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Re: SITE OFFLINE Sunday 12:15 PM Eastern (17:15 UTC) - software upgrade

Post by Twood » Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:37 pm

Thank you for your work, LadyGeek.

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Re: SITE OFFLINE Sunday 12:15 PM Eastern (17:15 UTC) - software upgrade

Post by FreeAtLast » Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:42 pm

LadyGeek -

Just curious....how will the upgrade affect the average BH poster in using this Forum?

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Re: SITE OFFLINE Sunday 12:15 PM Eastern (17:15 UTC) - software upgrade

Post by LadyGeek » Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:34 pm

There were no changes that would affect how a member uses this forum.

The only thing you might see (or not) is a bug fix for blurry icons when using the Chrome browser.
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Re: SITE OFFLINE Sunday 12:15 PM Eastern (17:15 UTC) - software upgrade

Post by Peculiar_Investor » Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:56 pm

There are some other minor UI changes that a sharp-eyed user might notice.

For example, on the forum subpages such as viewforum.php?f=3, topics having a large number of pages of posts could previously be shown with overlap of the number of pages over the topics list. This has been fixed with this release.

As LadyGeek mentioned, there was a fix for blurry icons. Many of the icons were redone and improved.
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Re: SITE OFFLINE Sunday 12:15 PM Eastern (17:15 UTC) - software upgrade

Post by Earl Lemongrab » Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:14 pm

Peculiar_Investor wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:56 pm
For example, on the forum subpages such as viewforum.php?f=3, topics having a large number of pages of posts could previously be shown with overlap of the number of pages over the topics list. This has been fixed with this release.
That's what I noticed, but on my "Your posts" page. Something was different, took a few seconds to realize it was more white space due to moving the page icons to a separate line as needed.
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