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Forum Update: Help me debug?

edited July 2006 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
I have just upgraded to the rather lovely V1. My old theme was based on Soulscape so I've gone through and updated as much as I can.

There are a few problems, mainly CSS based I think, if any of you could help me debug I'd be really greatful. You can login to my forum here using -

User: test
Password: test

My main stylesheet is here

Known issues so far:
  1. Footer : I use a footer for my layout, which I have placed in the 'body' section of CSS. It tends not to show up properly or live outsidethe borders
  2. 'PageInfo' : The page info ("1 to 40 of 113") is supposed to show at the bottom of the page but appears halfway up the right hand side. Can't figure out why. I shifted the panel to the right, from the left. This why?
  3. Flickr Ext : Once enabled the account page blanks out until the mouse is held over it. Very weird. Could be any number of problems.
  4. Category Icons : My old forum used an icon for each category which showed up on the categories and the main page. Although the icons still show up in the categories page they don't come up on the main page. I assum this has something to do with the colours for discussion backgrounds. Can't figure out the CSS
Any other problems you can help me with would be greatly appreciated. I understand debugging someone elses forum ain't all that fun, but if you have time I'd be thankful.


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    edited June 2006
    Sorry to nag on this, but after my V1 install I have come across a lot of problems, mainly add-on related (i.e. lot of the addons simply don't work at all)...

    Have I overlooked something important in setup which could cause a bunch of add-ons to not function properly/at all?

    Here are some of the non working addons:
    • BBinsertbar - half the buttons don't do anything
    • Category colour changer - colours don't change when used
    • Newsmailer - comes up with a huge error message about losing connection with mysql, although it does actually mail to everyone
    • Preview post - no html previe (I know there is a solution in progress)
    • Friendly Urls - Link from within vanilla changes, but leads to error page i.e. only seems to work, but pages don't appear changed
    Any help would be great.
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    edited June 2006
    With the Category colour changer, the problem at the moment is that it hasn't saved the colours in the file. If your desperate to do it manually, this is basically what you need to put inside the newStyle.css file Legend: the colour to be for that category = --Colour-- the category id for that colour = --Category-- For the default colours .NoNewComments,#Discussions li.Read ul {background-color:--Colour-- !important;} .NewComments,#Discussions li.Unread.NewComments ul {background-color:--Colour-- !important;} For the category colours .NoNewComments,#Discussions li.Read.Category_--Category-- ul {background-color:--Colour-- !important;} .NewComments,#Discussions li.Unread.Category_--Category--.NewComments ul {background-color:--Colour-- !important;} So therefore, this extension will do nothing against your images to stop them from being viewed i hope that'll help you
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    Cheers for that. Got it working now...
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    my update experiment: 1. backup files 2. read instruction 3. next time print out point 1 and 2 before the install
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