Welcome to Coldplaying!

By signing up you will receive access to the largest Coldplay fan site and hundreds of Coldplay downloads!

Welcome to the new Coldplaying Forums!

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by stephen, Dec 3, 2015.

Share This Page

  1. Stephen

    By:StephenDec 3, 2015
    Mr. Coldplaying v3
    Staff Member Owner Coldplayer

    Joined:
    May 30, 2015
    Messages:
    1,702
    Likes Received:
    1,334
    Hello and welcome back to the new and improved Coldplaying Forums!

    After a week of technical glitches and errors on the forums we finally decided to change forum software. The old vBulletin software was just too buggy and outdated to be used.

    The change to Xenforo was something we've been considering for the future and while it's not happened at the most convenient time, it's faster, more stable and is fully mobile compatible and is considered by many to be the best option for an internet forum. The downside is the customization that's disappeared from the removal of Vbulletin. Several of the desktop features, such as the chatbox, extra smilies, profile info will have disappeared but there are many new options we'll have for the new forum version, so we'll look to bring some features back (if possible) and also add helpful new ones

    One of the new features that is currently being tested is the "resources" page. While we have one of the most extensive Coldplay multimedia databases, it is slightly difficult to navigate and is messy. The resources feature will gather all the information from previous multimedia forums and sort them into a more easier interface. You can see an example of this page and its quick download feature here!

    And of course, when something new is introduced there will be problems. If you find the forums confusing or have no idea where a feature has gone, or if you notice a bug/glitch, please post them here. Thanks for your feedback :)
     
    grids, Maaria, Cobalt and 3 others like this.
  2. gai

    By:gaiDec 3, 2015
    Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2011
    Messages:
    3,581
    Likes Received:
    2,415
    stephen, fantastic job!

    [​IMG]
     
    stephen likes this.
  3. grids

    By:gridsDec 3, 2015
    I'm not that great
    Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2006
    Messages:
    10,172
    Likes Received:
    347
    Woohoo!
     
    stephen likes this.
  4. ColdplaySoCal

    By:ColdplaySoCalDec 3, 2015
    Coldplayer
    Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2012
    Messages:
    65
    Likes Received:
    10
    Great work
     
    stephen likes this.
  5. oldmuckers

    By:oldmuckersDec 3, 2015
    Prospekt's March
    Honorary Coldplayer Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2003
    Messages:
    465
    Likes Received:
    24
    Woohoo!

    ... sorry I've had AOAL stuck in my head for a week!

    New forum looks very nice guys! Great to see that not only did your team save the forum but have also taken the time to improve upon it. Well done!
     
    Maaria and stephen like this.
  6. alisbe

    By:alisbeDec 3, 2015
    We're diamonds taking shape
    Charity Donator Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2014
    Messages:
    4,120
    Likes Received:
    3,912
    Great job! New era, new Forum!
     
  7. anthamic

    By:anthamicDec 3, 2015
    You're a Sky Full of Stars
    Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2015
    Messages:
    3,513
    Likes Received:
    1,084
    Am I the only one who lost all my previous subscriptions?
     
    Zayn Malik likes this.
  8. I ran away

    By:I ran awayDec 3, 2015
    A Rush of Blood to X&Y
    Charity Donator Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2015
    Messages:
    18,572
    Likes Received:
    9,850
    Can we get our hard-earned likes back, please ?

    Also, I'm sad about the loss of the album smilies :(
     
  9. Nie

    By:NieDec 3, 2015
    You're a Sky Full of Stars
    Charity Donator Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2014
    Messages:
    8,009
    Likes Received:
    5,007
    Nope.
    And all of my (discussions) history is gone.
     
  10. Nie

    By:NieDec 3, 2015
    You're a Sky Full of Stars
    Charity Donator Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2014
    Messages:
    8,009
    Likes Received:
    5,007
    There is an issue with the app, it is not showing posts I've done on the desktop version.
     
  11. Captain Crieff

    By:Captain CrieffDec 3, 2015
    drinking pink rabbits
    Staff Member Moderator Honorary Coldplayer Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2012
    Messages:
    8,190
    Likes Received:
    791
    The app is also showing posts in the wrong order for me. Something posted say 17 minutes ago above something posted two days ago.

    The likes are now also working on the app and on tapatalk so that's very cool!

    I already posted this somewhere but I can't find it now (probably disappeared because of the database errors) I can't express myself in the way I want to without the old smileys so if we could bring those back that would be great.

    Glad we're back in business!
     
    Zayn Malik likes this.
  12. anthamic

    By:anthamicDec 3, 2015
    You're a Sky Full of Stars
    Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2015
    Messages:
    3,513
    Likes Received:
    1,084
    Well at least I don't have to refresh the page every time to check if I have a new notification!

    Also, is there a way to set the default font for posting?
     
  13. Empy

    By:EmpyDec 3, 2015
    Golden Arrow
    Coldplayer

    Joined:
    May 24, 2008
    Messages:
    350
    Likes Received:
    24
    I must say, it's quite a change! I didn't notice the post on the main site so for a minute I actually though I ended up somewhere else. I'm not used to seeing the Coldplaying forums in these light colors. But hey, it certainly looks nice and the mobile usability is amazing. Great work, Stephen!
     
  14. coldplayisawesome

    By:coldplayisawesomeDec 3, 2015
    Maybe I'm a ghost
    Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2006
    Messages:
    28,514
    Likes Received:
    4,359
    the smilies were everything, man :bigcry: i'm gonna keep writing them out anyway :p
     
  15. cheeetaz

    By:cheeetazDec 3, 2015
    Owner of a Phil signed ID
    Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2012
    Messages:
    2,840
    Likes Received:
    602
    Am i the only one who lost the profile pic and sig etc. Basically everything. ?
     
    vanessarrent likes this.
  16. jc90

    By:jc90Dec 3, 2015
    A Herp Full Of Derp
    Honorary Coldplayer Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2005
    Messages:
    5,786
    Likes Received:
    1,240
    Most ppl lost the picture portion of their sigs, but not the text. I did not lose my avy
     
  17. Shaftell

    By:ShaftellDec 4, 2015
    Livin' life in Technicolor
    Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2005
    Messages:
    1,688
    Likes Received:
    5
    Is there a dark theme for the message boards or just the default white coloured one? :)
     
    vanessarrent likes this.
  18. Safy

    By:SafyDec 4, 2015
    An Outsider
    Charity Donator Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2011
    Messages:
    1,420
    Likes Received:
    350
    I have been away for a few days so really hadn't noticed the forum problems & come back! Congrats on the new layout people.

    I want to ask if the threads have lost their posts. I remember the lp7 was over 1000 pages, now it is reduced to 800
     
  19. anthamic

    By:anthamicDec 4, 2015
    You're a Sky Full of Stars
    Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2015
    Messages:
    3,513
    Likes Received:
    1,084
    Maybe there are more posts on each page, which lessens the page count.

    Maybe.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
     
  20. jc90

    By:jc90Dec 4, 2015
    A Herp Full Of Derp
    Honorary Coldplayer Coldplayer

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2005
    Messages:
    5,786
    Likes Received:
    1,240
    i think 'cause the number of posts displayed per page is diff
     
    Dubai Bunnies likes this.