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Forum Platform Change

Postby Whiterook » Wed May 31, 2017 7:10 pm

The Military Wargaming Forum will be going through a rather drastic upgrade soon...kicked-off in likely, the coming several weeks.

The forum is currently run on phpBB3 software, which is an open source, free platform. I have purchased professional forum software, called vBulletin, which will allow us greater flexibility in higher-graded functionality.

Every effort will be made to not lose any content, but as is the spirit of this forum, it's always a roll of the dice! Computers and its' software are fickle beasties!!!

Initially, the look may be rather plain....however, I am also planning on the purchase of a professionally designed skin (the cooler looks of the site).

I just want to give the heads up now, and will try and update this thread as things progress.

Thanks in advance for your patience!!! :D
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Re: Forum Platform Change

Postby Frank » Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:52 am

Good luck with it.
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Re: Forum Platform Change

Postby josta59 » Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:57 am

Yeah, good luck! Looking forward to seeing the future of the site. Though I guess when I see it, it won't be the future anymore... :shock: :?
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Re: Forum Platform Change

Postby gibbs » Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:38 pm

Good luck I certainly don't envy you of all the types of things I have done with computers over the years migrations were and still are my least favourite
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