Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

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Re: Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

Post by Alan B » Dec 05, 2017 12:30 pm

Using chrome here, scrolling fine, i7 laptop on wifi.

There is a lot of needless animation.

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Re: Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

Post by amberwolf » Dec 05, 2017 2:12 pm

The pages load and scroll relatively normally for me, without any animated images on them.

I use adblockplus to block loading of various images, including all the animated stuff, because it is extremely distracting (I can get stuck for minutes to hours staring at one, unable to completely break away, or drawn repeatedly back to it and unable to concentrate on anything else on the page, depending on what it is and it's rate of motion).


I do sometimes have my scroll get "stuck" where i actually have to go to the right hand scrollbar and drag it a bit and then the trackball wheel will scroll again. (this doesn't happen except on ES pages, and only since the upgrade, not anywhere else on the same computer, so it isn't dog hair in the wheel :lol: cuz that's what I thought it was to start with, and disassembled and cleaned the trackball). It's pretty intermittent, so I haven't found a direct relation between it happening and any particular thing that is on the page at that time. I had thought it was large images, but its happened on a page without any in view at the time at least once, so I don't think that's it.

I figured it's probably something specific with my browser and the things I have blocked from loading or displaying (ABP and RIP), but maybe it isn't?

The computer itself is fast enough (icore5-6200U 8gb ram) after I hacked out a bunch of win10 crap that caused it to repeatedly pause and make me wait to do anything, and generally made it unbearable (it's still a crappy OS but XP won't run on it; no drivers).

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Re: Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

Post by eCue » Dec 05, 2017 2:35 pm

amberwolf wrote:
Dec 05, 2017 2:12 pm

so I haven't found a direct relation between it happening and any particular thing that is on the page at that time. I had thought it was large images, but its happened on a page without any in view at the time at least once, so I don't think that's it.

I figured it's probably something specific with my browser and the things I have blocked from loading or displaying (ABP and RIP), but maybe it isn't?
I was having all types of page loading issues on different sites last week until I removed and reinstalled adblocker ultimate (best ad blocker ever) and pop up blocker ultimate ( best pop up blocker ever..) and all the issues disappeared immediately.

they should have a feature on adblockers to block logo's as google for instance logo's are everywhere all the time.

the problem was all my custom ad blocking I added to the rules to block ads from annoying sites like facebook and a assortment of Company logo's as I feel like Im being brainwashed by them if only slightly.
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Re: Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

Post by neptronix » Dec 05, 2017 3:08 pm

Okay, since some of you have oldschool computers.. what i've done is slowed the animation of the forum post icons on the left of the category list to about a third of the speed.

Let me know if that helps.. i imagine it will.

The SSL problem is a big ??? because it's a client side issue. If it happens again, take a screenshot please, so that i have more hints on the cause.
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Re: Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

Post by www.recumbents.com » Dec 06, 2017 12:30 pm

Scrolling is still a little jittery but MUCH better. Completely bearable now, thank you!

I haven't seen the SSL issue today, I'll take a screen shot if I get it again.

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Re: Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

Post by mark5 » Dec 06, 2017 4:47 pm

This morning, scrolling in Chrome is smoother than yesterday. Almost same as Firefox. Must have been more work done on it since yesterday.

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Re: Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

Post by Alan B » Dec 07, 2017 1:36 am

Replying to a private message is now failing for me. It worked earlier. Gives me a "you don't have permission..." response:

Forbidden

You don't have permission to access /forums/ucp.php on this server.
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Re: Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

Post by mark5 » Dec 08, 2017 4:16 am

Me too. Got error 403 on trying to preview a PM being composed.
URL='https://endless-sphere.com/forums/ucp.p ... .blah,blah'
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You don't have permission to access /forums/ucp.php on this server.
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Re: Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

Post by neptronix » Dec 08, 2017 5:32 am

Okay, that's troublesome that more than 1 person is getting that 403 permissions error.
I have disabled a component i think might be responsible for this weird response. Can y'all do me a favor and see if that made a difference?

As for fixing the memory leak.. i am working 2 jobs and also filling in at another place, so technically i have 3 until next week!
I have not really had a contiguous 4 hour chunk of time to address the memory leak issue, but it is still in the back of my mind to conquer.
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Re: Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

Post by mark5 » Dec 08, 2017 5:48 am

Seems to have made a difference. Tried sending PM again. Both previewing and sending worked fine.

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Re: Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

Post by Alan B » Dec 08, 2017 10:01 am

I was able to send the PM.

Before, later on, I could not post either, so it seemed to get "worse". I was able to post at first, then not.

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Re: Forum software upgrade on 11/17/2017 technical issues thread

Post by www.recumbents.com » Dec 11, 2017 11:46 am

Here's an example of the cert error I get occasionally in Chrome:
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Weird, I can't get both images to display inline...

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