Well good morning, or afternoon should that be the case, my lovely cherubs and welcome to the new AionSource.
As we mentioned last week the powers that be have decided it's time for us to move from vBulletin to IPBoard. Thus the shiny sparkles that are littering the ground everywhere
Now this change means different things for different people, Joe Blogs will probably go "oh... new skin?" while Chalky is currently hunting me down with an axe trying to find his Mod panel ._. That aside though there are a few changes to the way of life that I'll try to explain to make this change as easy as possible.
We're now utilizing the Curse.com authentication system for logins, those of you new to it will need to follow these instructions if you get stuck:
New to Aionsource? Only have a Curse account?
Sign in using your Curse credentials and follow the on-screen prompts.
Sign in with your Curse information and your Aionsource account will be automatically associated to it.
Please be aware that your Curse and Aionsource account emails must match or the system will simply make a new Aionsource account.
You can update your Curse.com email here, it's essential they match if you want to save yourself some grief.
Don't have a Curse account and need to migrate your Aionsource account?
For most this will go fairly smoothly, hopefully. Simply login with your Aionsource account information and a Curse.com account will automatically be generated for you. If your Aionsource login name is unavailable as a Curse account name you will receive a prompt asking you to choose a new one. This new account name will be used whenever you need to enter your credentials on our site however you will keep your current display name here at Aionsource.
The shiny IPBoard version of Source comes with a few cool little features and the odd thing you may want to change, from improved social features to musical profiles the new site adds some interesting functionality along with the new look.
We're hoping to add new features to the site in the future along with modifying the odd thing here and there should the community request it, by all means if you find something that's broken or doesn't look quite right don't hesitate to tell us. Site Feedback will most likely have a thread up for that purpose when I find a spare minute.
Also for you early birds that are reading this moments after it's posted please don't be alarmed if you suddenly hear someone grumbling in a corner somewhere or forums you've never seen before suddenly pop up. That's more likely than not me running around, hopefully not headless unless Chalky caught me, updating all the forum settings for this sparkly new forum As previously mentioned feel free to let us know if we miss anything!
Be sure to clear your cache prior to reporting any bugs or anomalies to ensure you're running on the latest version of the site, should your browser encounter any issues running the site itself you may wish to ensure you have the latest version. (FF 3.6, IE 8.x, Safari 4.0.5)
We hope you like the new layout and don't forget it's double XP this weekend!
All the best,
Cynic - See what I did thar?
- Login Authentication bug should be fixed.
- Redirect loops should be gone.
Investigating a registration bug, unable to reproduce at this stage. Possible cause of registration/migration bug for some users may have been found, will be addressed shortly. Hopeful for a quick fix.Possible fix applied for Registration bug, awaiting user feedback.
- Shoutbox should no longer be appearing for users.
- Blogs should now be accessible.
- Categories cannot be viewed directly, looking into that. Doesn't effect functionality though so low priority.
- Youtube videos embedded previously are now just text, they will be fixed in the near future. URLs posted from now on will embed as per usual though.
Aion-themed emoticons will be re-added tonight.Readded.
- Gallery should now be accessible.
- Report feature fixed.
Edited By: field is unstyled, will be fixed in the near future.Updated.
- Some additional user profile fields missing, investigating.
- Old PMs may be marked as unread and shuffled, looking into it.
- As requested unread threads will now display in bold text for greater visibility.
- Manually uploaded an entire new series of emotes, former tacky (white border) emotes have been removed.
- Browser freezing with conversations fixed.
- Emails default to hidden now.
- Dev tracker is fixed.
Note: Keep an eye out for layout changes, we're expecting the visual appearance of the forum to change a bit between now and early-mid next week