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Possible brief site outage

Post by Fel » Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:43 pm

We're moving the forums and site to a new set of nameservers, so there may be a brief outage while everything updates.

Grey has everything ready on his side, so if the nameservers update smoothly, the transition should be seamless.

As always, if you can tolerate my tweets about politics and ponies, you can keep up to date on twitter if the site goes down for an extended period.
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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by trodrian » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:34 pm

more tweets on ponies would be nice. :oops:

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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by Fel » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:35 pm

Welp, that was a warning about nothing.

Everything is already updated, and we're good to go.

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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by artreus » Wed Jan 24, 2018 6:35 am

is the site still out ?
haven't seen any updates since

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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by Fel » Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:19 am

The fact that you posted means the site isn't out. ;)
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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by artreus » Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:10 pm

i might have been seeing an old cached site on my browser,
or all u guys might have moved to a new url, with me being stuck on the old forum

but glad to see u also have access to my local browser cache

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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by GBLW » Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:23 pm

From what I can see (while snooping into the nuts and bolts behind the scenes) the only changes made were in Forum management - Spec seems to have retired and Fel is now in control of the whole shebang (with the aid of Greymist).

I think we all need to give a rousing THANK YOU to Spec for all his years of aid and assistance at maintaining the site.
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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by Tuga555 » Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:51 pm

THANK YOU !!!

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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by dragonman » Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:33 am

What he said. Thanks!!

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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by Eurasier » Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:07 pm

Thank you, Spec!
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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by D.F. Thompson » Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:21 pm

Three cheers for Spec. Huzzah
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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by kyli » Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:37 am

Thanks for all your hard work in keeping this site going, Spec!

On to this site update, I'd like to note that i noticed the differences in the forum a day or two before Fel posted this topic, so i think he was a bit late. But what I really don't like about this move/update is that the "last post" tab is completely gone when viewing the site on mobile. Until now, I could still see it by turning the screen, but not anymore. Now i have to rely on the notifications tab and unread posts.

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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by GBLW » Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:42 am

kyli wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:37 am
But what I really don't like about this move/update is that the "last post" tab is completely gone when viewing the site on mobile. Until now, I could still see it by turning the screen, but not anymore. Now i have to rely on the notifications tab and unread posts.
Hmm, I had the same sort of problem a week or two ago, but not on mobile -- I use a desktop and eliminated the problem by clearing my cache - any chance you have the same sort of issue?
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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by Greymist » Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:38 pm

kyli wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:37 am
Thanks for all your hard work in keeping this site going, Spec!

On to this site update, I'd like to note that i noticed the differences in the forum a day or two before Fel posted this topic, so i think he was a bit late. But what I really don't like about this move/update is that the "last post" tab is completely gone when viewing the site on mobile. Until now, I could still see it by turning the screen, but not anymore. Now i have to rely on the notifications tab and unread posts.
I did upgrade the forums from 3.1.9 to 3.2.2 on the 14th, I don't think they removed any functionality in that upgrade. Viewing the site on a desktop browser I can see the "Last Post" column, on a mobile it's all condensed below the topic name. Did it not used to be condensed?

This is what I see
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Edit: I realise I'm using the subsilver theme, but I just checked prosilver and it looks similar

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Re: Possible brief site outage

Post by kyli » Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:54 pm

I was talking about the main forum page itself. This is how it looks on my mobile....
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This is how it looks on the desktop....
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The mobile site used to look almost exactly like the desktop site. But a while back (about a year or so, I'd guess) a software update changed that. It removed the last post from the main site on mobile, except when turning the phone and loading the forum in landscape instead of portrait (I'm not sure those are the correct terms). With the latest update however, even that was eliminated, on my phone at least.
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