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SMF 2.0.x Support / Re: having two Forums on same hosting package
« Last post by Irisado on Yesterday at 05:12:11 AM »
Moved to 2.0.x Support, since it's not worded like a Paid/Free Help Request topic.
Theme Previews / [preview] mobiOne - mobile-first responsive theme
« Last post by BHKristiansen on Yesterday at 05:01:22 AM »
After dabbling with trying to mold(and sometimes maim/hack to pieces :P ) a regular desktop/not-responsive into a responsive desktop/mobile themes I wanted to try a different way in this theme project. As the screenshots show I started on a "mobile-first" premise, and then slightly altered the css for non-mobiles. That is..non-touch-based devices as even mobiles and certainly tablets, can have rather high resolutions these days. I use css media queries to target devices that have a device-pixel-ratio lower than 1.4 ( meaning regular big-physical size screens, aka laptops/desktops.) and change the css for them - but the intial css is targeting mobiles.

It simplified things a lot but also challenge how to make the desktop version at least partly similar to a regular SMF theme again...

I am not sure about the latter part, but have good feeling for the touch version. As you can see I've gone for a Google/Material design(ish) type of layout, with many items hidden away in popup-menus or popup-panels, much like a phone does. Its purely CSS-driven , even for the desktop version,  and I have removed ALL images and icons from the theme, save the dynamic ones like topic icons. Everything icon-like is or will be exchanged for a icon-font based approach instead. The markup is flexible so its quite possible to change the theme easily just by changing the stylesheet. (variants will be added as I like to try out various layouts not necessarily based on the Material Design look)

At this stage there is no demo available, but wanted to show some screenshots of the working theme.

Comments are welcome. :)
I can't think of anything too complex. As long as the name is the same, you should be okay. If you're using a low-end (or home) router that doesn't do NAT reflection, you'll need to edit the hosts file of any internal system to access the site by name. This isn't an IIS-specific issue.

You may have some issues with modification installs and permissions. If you plan on using the feature, make sure to set the IUSR account to have full control permissions on your forum files. You'll also probably need to configure e-mail sending to use SMTP rather than the PHP mail function. Contact your hosting provider for the settings to use (or sign up with a mailing service like SparkPost or MailGun).

Additionally, I'd recommend using the PHP install from the Web Platform installer and not try to install PHP manually. The Web Platform installer sets up PHP properly for modern IIS using FastCGI rather than as an ISAPI module (which can be problematic).
SMF 2.0.x Support / Re: having two Forums on same hosting package
« Last post by Colin on Yesterday at 02:58:16 AM »
Hi Punchy,

Is this a free or paid help request. If you are just looking for general community Q/A support please make your post here:

You can certainly set up 2 SMF instances without any hassles. Based on your post it seems that the two different forums aren't needing to share any data (members, posts, etc...). If that is so it is very easy to set up 2 installations.

SMF 2.0.x Support / having two Forums on same hosting package
« Last post by punchy on Yesterday at 02:15:33 AM »
Hi All,

I have a website and use the SMF forum as my main forum, but i need to have a seperate form set up for Employees only and i wanted to install it on a separate directory as below    - general forum for all     - seperate forum for employees only

i can't have one forum and set permissions as the content is totally different, so what i need to know with 2 databases running and 2 separate forums can this work without too much hassle??
SMF 2.0.x Support / Re: Uninstall removing package
« Last post by aerolite on July 27, 2016, 11:43:37 PM »
Got it. I just have to change the permission to 755 and it works. Thank you so much guys!
SMF 2.0.x Support / Re: Uninstall removing package
« Last post by Sir Osis of Liver on July 27, 2016, 10:48:10 PM »
777 is blocked in some server configs.  Directories should be 755, files 644.
SMF 2.0.x Support / Re: Uninstall removing package
« Last post by Sir Osis of Liver on July 27, 2016, 10:45:36 PM »
Settings.php contains database credentials, not ftp.  You need to look in the ftp section of your host control panel for ftp creds.
SMF 2.0.x Support / Re: Uninstall removing package
« Last post by aegersz on July 27, 2016, 10:45:05 PM »
I would ignore the FTP stuff and click on the red "here" - it will show you what filed need to be "chmod 777" or whatever ... get that sorted and try again as it will stop you from proceeding.
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