A discussion on the reasons why MyBB does not have a database import feature, including security, focus, weight and reliability.
We released MyBB 1.4 to the masses this weekend. I wouldn’t say it’s “overdue” but it’s about time we had this release out the door. We still haven’t managed to get the “self-fix” module working for MyBB to fix itself, so as usual support threads are pouring into the MyBB Community Forums. Unfortunately I was caught up in school and work to do as much development as I wanted to for 1.4, but the other developers did a great job recoding the entire Admin CP, and all the other things. Hope you enjoy MyBB 1.4.
Followers of the MyBB Community Forums will have noted that my presence on the forums has been limited in the past two weeks. Readers of my blog will also note that I haven’t posted here in a very very very long time, and since I am on vacation I have a bit of time to leave a note here :). Where am I? Hint: I am plotting evil strategies for MyBB to take over the world with Peter. (Just kidding, but I am relatively near where Peter’s studying) When? Now! Who? Me! Why? Err…to have fun? What am I doing? Continue Reading
Update 2020/11/13: Since 2008, MyBB has been released under the GPL or LGPL licences, which do not contain the clauses mentioned in the following blog post. It is now permissible for forum administrators to remove the Powered By line, however, support on the official MyBB community forums is conditional on displaying the Powered By line. All administrators of MyBB probably know of the MyBB License one way or another. However, it has come to my attention that there are some people who just can’t get their head around one statement in the license. It happens to be this one: The Continue Reading
A roundup of some of the latest features being developed by the MyBB Team, including built-in search engine optimized URLs, and a conversion/import system.