Can I display only latest topics (from all categories) on the front page instead of the categories and forums?
Please could you kindly assist – I know my support has expired but I really have a small request. I need to make my logo larger and I need to remove the green background from behind the logo. Are you able to assist? Please.
My phpbb forum is currently on version 3.0.12 and I want to upgrade to 3.1.9 (the latest version). I am a first time forum owner and fairly new to this but know how to follow instructions. I read that if I upgrade to 3.1.9 there is a good chance I will lose my theme. How can I upgrade phpbb to 3.1.9 and make sure that my theme stays in tact. I fear that in the process I’ll do something wrong and lose all of the actual content on my forums. Do you have any instructions for this task?
Thank you in advance!
The point is that themes for 3.0 and 3.1 differ much. You can’t just take 3.0 version and install it on 3.1. Unfortunately you’ll need to perform a clean install of 3.1 theme and then manually move all style changes (if you had any) to it
As for the actual content of you forum (threads, posts etc) you can’t lose anything just setting a new theme. By the way here’s the official tutorial on phpBB 3 upgrade – https://www.phpbb.com/support/docs/en/3.1/ug/upgradeguide/upgrade3/
PixelGoose: on your demo for this theme you’ve got the same issue I’ve been having since I installed this theme back in 2013. Well, actually: in 2013, this issue was not present, if I recall.
If you mean a WebKit-based browser it could be “-webkit-appearance” css-property that was set to “none” back in 2013 for some css-conflict. I’ll double check it tomorrow and let you know.
Let me know if you can come up with a solution, @PixelGoose. If not, I’ll have a more in-depth look myself.
Here’s the solution. Add the following css-code to you stylesheet -
It should help you.
Thanks for you beautiful skin.
But I have a bug after instaling:
What can we do?
Thanks in advance!
Your server doesn’t seem to be configured to work with ‘svg’ images properly. Try the following fix -
AddType image/svg+xml svg svgz
AddEncoding gzip svgz
3. Save the file and refresh the theme.
Thanks for the early reply, its much appreciated.
I added an icon to my forum image but for some reason it is not replacing the default folder icon. How do I get rid of that? This is what it’s doing.
Your help is appreciated.
To clarify…I want to remove the read/unread images from appearing on my index page and in its place I want the forum image to appear.
Did you try this extension? – https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=456&t=2328376
I did try that but it did not work. I wasnt able to see the icons on my acp.
That extension works but it does not remove the read and unread icons from the index. I am trying to get my custom icon to take place of the read/unread icon.
I tried asking on the phpBB styles forums and they said I should ask my question in the support topic for the style and/or the extension. lol
As far as I understand you can’t set the forum images with an extension. You can do it via manual editing templates and adding raw html-code for each forum/subforum. Or you can use the extension mentioned above and just hide the default status icons via css editing.
Did you try this? – https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?p=14393381#p14393381
That did the trick! Thanks
So you are saying that you can’t upgrade to 3.1X without massive issues?
If you don’t use any phpBB 3.0 mods you can do it rather easily.
Do you know where I can place my facebook pixel code to be able to track forum registrations through a facebook ads campaign?
Are there any facebook instructions on the matter? Usually code like that is placed either inside the header area or the footer one.
Sorry. Let me rephrase my question. I already have the code in my header and it is active but I am supposed to tell Facebook the URL to look for to measure conversions. I was wondering if you knew the page I should point to.
As far as I know you should use the default forum page. That should be enough, I think.
Okay but that won’t let me track how many people actually signed up to the forum. I think I need to create a custom landing page and have the facebook conversion point to it. I will explore some options.
Hi nice forum. I really like it. I need 4 languages. I know that i can set a default language like as example German. But i need that the users can choose other languages. Is this possible? i cant see here on the demo site, that the user can choose a language. This is very important because i leave in a country where are spoken 4 languages. Thank you!
Hi, i found your very nice forum! I have found a lot other forums, but yours is exactly what i need for my website. It looks very nice and easy, its not complicated for users. Because i need this one forum, i have to ask you first if you can make this multilanguage. I send you a picture how its meaned. I need English; German; Francais and Italian. You do not have to translate the whole webseite, you have just make to work, then i will translate all words from English to other languages. Make me a offert please, if you have the time and you can do it, i pay you, just say how much you mean. Thank you! Picture Link: http://img5.fotos-hochladen.net/uploads/2222g8vcdwf5ob.png
Thank you for your kind words and interest to our work!
You don’t need to do any additional translations. The phpBB supports a lot of languages and so does our theme. All you need is to go to https://www.phpbb.com/languages/, choose the language packs you need and install them! That’s all
i would know how to bring up the last 5 topics in sidebar ?
why support expired ????
Because of the Envato support policy. Here’s the information – https://themeforest.net/page/item_support_policy
As for the latest topics in the sidebar, you can use a phpBB extension for it. You’ll just need to add the extension code to the sidebar block manually.
Thanks, i found this extension https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/nv_recent_topics/ but it’s a package, i don’t see wich code i must copy and paste in sidebar.html ?
Nobody can help me ?
You need to contact the extension author on the installation subject or hire a web-developer. (Steps for the sidebar editing can be found in the theme documentation).
Can I convert php Metro to aspx?
It’s phpBB3 theme. The theme doesn’t include any php, it’s just styling without backend program coding. If you want, you can use the templates and integrate them into your aspx software but I think you’ll have quite a hard work to do.
the location /styles/YOUR_THEME/imageset/imageset.cfg as mentioned in your documentation on “how to change the site_logo”, is not avalaible with the latest theme download.
I need advise on how to locate the css defined file for the logo image of the forum. We are using phpBB 3.1.9
It seems you’re using documentation for phpBB 3.0. For 3.1 you need to edit the following file –
Love the theme! I am new and this is probably a simple dumb question due to how new I am at this. On the top navbar it says metro. Is this where I add my own logo? I love the style of the bar and would like to just change it from Metro to my site’s name. How do I do this?
Thank you for the purchase and for your kind words!
The logo line is just an image. So you need to go to the theme documentation and follow the Logo section. It’s quite easy) And feel free to contact us if you need any further assistance
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