Forum Upgrade Info
Upgrade information: From 2.0 to 2.2: (For those who were requesting details on the upgrade enhancements)
vBulletin 2.2.0 is a major release of vBulletin, including numerous bug fixes and several new features.
whosonlinebit - added missing $userinfo[hidden] to display * next to invisible users for administrators
usercp,searchresults,searchresults_threadonly - added forumjump
memberlist - added $letterbits for search-by-letter
memberlistbit - now uses postbit_search template for search button
forumrules - Cosmetic ONLY change to forumrules
whosonline - Added legend for Admin/Mod highlighting.
newpoll - added bits for multiple choice polling
forumhome_logincode - Added link to showgroups.php
forumhome_logoutcode - Added link to showgroups.php
lostpw, email_lostpw, emailsubject_lostpw, redirect_lostpw - new support for encrypted passwords and new lost password routine
forumdisplay - link for 'mark forum as read' and 'search this forum' section
forumjump - Added Who's Online to forumjump
whosonline - Added ForumJump
newreply - added $threadratingoption
all templates including <input type="image" src="images/go.gif... - altered all to remove [Go] button image and replaced with $gobutton variable
showthread - added $ratingdisplay
forumdisplay_newpostlink - added 'mark forum as read' link
register_avatar - Avatar html used at registration if you have avatars enabled AND assigned 1 or more to 0 posts
register_avatarbit - html that makes up the select statement of the avatar combobox.
memberlist_letter,memberlist_letterselected - letter templates for memberlist search-by-letter
error_cantlistself - Error template displayed when someone tries to add themself to the buddy/ignore list.
error_movesameforum - Error template displayed when someone tries to move a thread to it's current forum
whosonline_legend - Who's Online Legend
polloption_multiple - Multiple Poll options
showgroups - Main page of Show Mods/Admins
showgroups_adminbit - Admins Bits
showgroups_bit - Main bit
showgroups_forumbit - Forum Listing Cell
forumdisplay_loggedinuser - Userbit for the logged in users
forumdisplay_loggedinusers - text describing the logged in users
error_resetexpired, error_resetbadid, email_resetpw, emailsubject_resetpw, error_resetpw - new support for encrypted passwords and new lost password routine
gobutton - template to hold the [Go] button for all <select> style mini-forms in the vB pages
showthread_ratingdisplay - displays thread rating within showthread
You can view the new templates from in the control panel by clicking on the 'view original' next to your custom template.
online.php - Added a couple instances (adding forum subscription, deleteing subscribed threads, deleting subscribed forum). Fixed issue with users with canviewothers set to false being able to see thread titles.
admin/user.php - Fixed bug with [edit user] link on PM Stats in admin control panel
fixed bug when admin clicks 'user options' on the user profile page to view a user's details
can't add your self to the ignore/buddy list, can't add an admin/mod to ignore via their profile link
can't move a thread to it's current forum
various security issues
fixed problem with " in one of the options in upgrade from 1.1.6 [/url] )
fixed problem with 'require unique email' giving errors at the wrong time
fixed problem with attachments being deleted when a cloned thread is deleted
fixed bug with .info email addresses not being auto-parsed
fixed bug with updating last post time for a forum
fixed bug where signatures and avatars were displayed in private messages regardless of user preference
numerous template typos etc fixed (see this thread for specifics)
encrypts passwords in database
new more secure method for lost password routines
more secure routine for verifying email address
usercp and search results now show the forumjump menu
ability to sort users by email address in control panel
userid displayed in admin cp -> edit user
ability to click on a letter in the member list
'search' link not displayed in memberlist if user has no posts
server load and number of online users appear in the admin CP
if only one user is found in admin cp search, then show the edit page for that user straight away
Ability to enable highlighting of Admin/Moderator names on the Logged in Users and Who's Online.
Multiple Choice Polls (thanks to Firefly)
Option to update all user's posts counts to the correct total via the CP counters. Does not count forums which are set to not count posts.
Showgroups Page, groups can be configured to appear per usergroup [ showgroups.php ]
SQL Optimization on showthread, the option to disable/enable displaying the user's online status is no longer needed as there is no penalty for doing so
See who is browsing specific forums with you! Can be disabled in the CP. Only adds 1 query to forumdisplay.php
new usergroup permission: can download attachment
mark read per forum
getnew/getdaily per forum
Highlighting / formatting of admin/mod/super names on Who's Online ($loggedinusers and separate page)
Added Who's Online to forumjump\
Optimized the mass move/mass prune threads Admin functions
new gobutton template for easy global customization of [Go] buttons on popup menus
home page of moderator control panel now has similar layout and features to admin panel
Thread rating now displayed on the showthread page as well as forumdisplay.
Forum-search on forumdisplay
WOW I'm still sifting through the new little improvements to the board. Thanks for posting that though...over half the stuff on there I hadn't seen yet:)
Who Voted feature through the admin Control Panel!! Woohoo!!
No longer do I have to ask Chris to access MySQL to know who voted in a poll... It would've helped with the Delphi cheating case...
...and it'll make the final voting results check on the second round faster !!
Great stuff.. let's keep it coming.
Good changes ... altough there is one wrong change ...
purple buttons in the PM boxes are 'not done'
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