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phpBB SEO memberlist pagination error caused by Ultimate SEO URL plugin

I have recently installed following mods on my PhpBB board (version 3.0.12): Zero Dupe Ultimate SEO URL Related Links Gym Sitemap The problem is that the pagination for memberlist.php is broken ...
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phpbb3 email settings for Zoho SMTP server

I've spent a while guessing and googling, and haven't found an answer. In the past I setup my forums to send via my Gmail account, but spambots with fake emails have flooded my inbox, so I setup ...
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PHPBB3 UCP Module only showing up for admins

I copied a bunch of examples online to create my own custom UCP page/module. And it worked. But it only shows up for administrators. I checked the ACP and there does not seem to be any settings there ...
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Using topic titles as img alt text on a forum?

I have a (mostly) standard phpBB forum so right now, images that are posted in [IMG] BB-tags don't have an alt text. I would like to change this and I'm doubting between two options: Use the topic ...
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What is the feasibility of developing a phpBB-based barter bulletin board? [closed]

I've got a concept for a barter deal bulletin board and would like to know how feasible is it to implement the concept with phpBB. The main differences from a typical forum are the following: Users ...
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Chinese bots in my forum

I have a small community forum that doesn't really get posts or any real traffic. The only thing that happens on the regular is bots with Chinese IPs signing up gibberish usernames. Most bots don't ...
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Would phpBB break if I move it from one folder to another? Can I use mod_rewrite to redirect requests for that forum from old folder to new one?

Please note that I have installed dynamic web pages (PHP) in the directory *public_html/old/* in order to create the web site www.example.com. Actually I have created a PHPBB forum and thus the URL of ...
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Cloudflare and phpBB forum: users keep getting logged out [closed]

Yesterday, I added the free CDN services CloudFlare offers to my forum. I used all of the recommended settings. The used bandwidth dropped drastically and the site loaded a lot faster so I was pretty ...
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Prevent hotlinking or leeching bandwidth on PHPBB

My site uses PHPBB as a forum, and we would like to use it as a place to store and share large files up to 1gb. I'm afraid that if one of our hotlinks is overly shared, it will cause problems with ...
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Upgrading phpBB2 to phpBB3: easy or difficult? [closed]

I recently took over a site which is mostly a phpBB version 2 forum for a niche audience, surrounded by a few fairly static pages written in PHP. Our forum user base is about 3000 users, with a ...
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phpBB - display a public message when the whole board is private

In my installation all discussion forums/boards are private and can only be seen after a user registers and admin approves their membership. This is working. When a user first comes to the main ...
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500 error on Joomla website

PHP Fatal error: Call to a member function setQuery() on a non-object in /home/josh/public_html/administrator/components/com_jfusion/plugins/phpbb3/forum.php on line 226 Just moved over to a new ...
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Is it possible to hide some topics in phpBB forum?

I would like to be able to hide some of the topics in a phpBB-based forum temporarily from the users - perhaps with the exception of administrators and moderators. I am using the forum for my ...
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Bridge between phpbb and wordpress

I want to create an authentication bridge between phpbb and wordpress. I know they cant share the same database but is there a way to make a single sign-on for them?
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Auto-apply a role to new phpBB user with password or code

Is there a way, with phpBB to have a new user enter a password which would automatically move them into a specific role? I'd like to be able to allow certain people to sign up and automatically have ...
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phpbb banning multiple users by username/email

On phpbb, we usually select many user names and put it in the ban list. This is fine. but here's my key question: Are these banned users banned by their user names only OR emails OR both? If they're ...
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Is it possible to post system-wide messages in PHPBB3?

Is it possible to post system-wide messages in PHPBB3? I'm performing a server move today. The server has a pretty busy PHPBB3 forum on it. I'm going to lock all forums during the DNS update. I'd ...
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Does the “Bad Behavior” anti-spam tool exist for phpBB?

I've come across the highly praised anti-spam tool "Bad Behavior". There is a dead-simple WordPress plugin, but I also want to use Bad Behavior with a forum powered by phpBB. The Bad Behavior ...
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Authenticate phpBB using custom MS-SQL database

How can I let my users to log into a phpBB forum by entering their user credentials while these credentials are stored in a separate MS SQL database? I mean I need to customize the authentication ...
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Fix Login issues tapatalk with joomla 1.5 to phpbb3 bridge [closed]

I have a forum that I want to integrate tapatalk into. Everything works except when I login I get the following error message: http://vps.Midnightfox.be/imagehost/issue_phpbb3bridge.jpg Does anybody ...
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Moderator with no power to fix spam bot issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent spam on sites which I control? I think this is the correct site to post this. So I'm a moderator (not administrator) on anddev.org and it's completely ...
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phpBB: Is there any mod for voting up Threads?

I'm looking for a mod that enables users to vote up threads. I.e. not replies within threads, but threads themselves. Ideally, I'd prefer to have only up-voting; no 1–5 stars, up/down-votes, ...
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phpbb when changing the overall style of the style what are all the files that should be altered

I have installed phpbb board in my site. I want to change the total style and color of the board. I just want to know what are all the files that I should concentrate on so that finally the total ...
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How can I migrate from phpBB 3.x to SMF?

I have a phpBB 3.x-based site which I would like to migrate to SMF - basically, all threads, posts, user accounts and possibly PMs. This seems to be possible, but I haven't been able to find a solid ...
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How can I reduce the number of spammers registering with my phpBB site?

I have a site which runs phpBB, on this site I have enabled user authentication through email when registering enabled captcha However I still get spam users every 20 to 30 minutes. Is there ...
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How can I secretly ban someone (hellban) in phpbb?

The trolls are driving me crazy; I'd like to experiment with a secret ban. A hellbanned user is invisible to all other users, but crucially, not himself. From their perspective, they are ...
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Can I tell which users are downloading files with SMF or PHPBB forum software?

I want to create a forum where I will have attachments available for download to registered users. I'd like to be able to see which registered users have downloaded which files. Is there a way to do ...
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What are my (least invasive) options to create advanced BB codes in phpBB3? [closed]

Migrating to phpBB3, I want to extend it as I used to do with phpBB2. That said, you can assume that I am a little bit familiar with the code base of both and that I "speak" PHP fairly fluent to get ...
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phpBB permissions issue

I'm in the process of installing phpBB, it says I need certain permissions for a few directories (image). I tried changing the permissions via FTP clients but it won't change. FileZilla even gave me ...
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Google doesn't index a subdomain. What can be the problem and what can be done?

I have a domain, let's call it example.com, which has a subdomain, games.example.com. I maintain a games forum using phpbbseo which is located at games.example.com/forum. The problem is that the forum ...
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Per-Thread Visibility PHPBB

I'm trying to implement a registration system for a board I'm running, and I want a forum where every thread is invisible to everyone but the person who started it and the moderator staff. I want ...
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phpbb and filesystem storage

Can I save the images file on filesystem (no db) in phpbb?
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Which forum software has the most advanced community/GetSatisfaction type features? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Forum Software should I use? I need to assemble a GetSatisfaction/Lithium/Jive type support forum/community. The first is not available in the desired language and ...