Upgrade to MyBB 1.8 ?

by DarSider - 17-05-2015, 08:30 PM
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Posted: 17-05-2015, 08:30 PM
Hello all !
I want to upgrade my forum to 1.8.
I tried in another domain to do it but there are some theme and plugin problems, what do you think about that ? (Upgrading to 1.8)
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Posted: 17-05-2015, 08:33 PM (This post was last modified: 17-05-2015, 08:33 PM by Hug.)
Unless you want to custom code every little thing you want, I wouldn't suggest it.

And yeah, That's the beuity. Not much works from 1.6 including theme/plugins.
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Posted: 17-05-2015, 09:22 PM
MyBB is going to stop offering support to 1.6 on september :(
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Posted: 18-05-2015, 04:22 PM
Upgrade MyBB to latest version for lowering security issues
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Posted: 28-05-2015, 02:18 AM
Yeah, upgrading is recommended, as MyBB will stop offering support for it after September, as 1.8 has proved to be stable. Also, 1.6 themes are compatible with 1.8 and a lot of plugins can be converted by editing them and changing "16" to "18". Some require more than that, but, uh, yeah.
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Posted: 28-05-2015, 02:24 AM
(28-05-2015, 02:18 AM)Cookie Wrote: Yeah, upgrading is recommended, as MyBB will stop offering support for it after September, as 1.8 has proved to be stable. Also, 1.6 themes are compatible with 1.8 and a lot of plugins can be converted by editing them and changing "16" to "18". Some require more than that, but, uh, yeah.

1.6 themes are not compatible with 1.8.
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Posted: 28-05-2015, 02:28 AM
(28-05-2015, 02:24 AM)Aoki Wrote:
(28-05-2015, 02:18 AM)Cookie Wrote: Yeah, upgrading is recommended, as MyBB will stop offering support for it after September, as 1.8 has proved to be stable. Also, 1.6 themes are compatible with 1.8 and a lot of plugins can be converted by editing them and changing "16" to "18". Some require more than that, but, uh, yeah.

1.6 themes are not compatible with 1.8.

Oh, right. My bad. But the plugin compatibility still stands.
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Posted: 28-05-2015, 02:37 AM
Not apply to all the plugins, there are some that doesn't work on 1.8
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Posted: 01-06-2015, 09:42 AM
(28-05-2015, 02:28 AM)Cookie Wrote:
(28-05-2015, 02:24 AM)Aoki Wrote:
(28-05-2015, 02:18 AM)Cookie Wrote: Yeah, upgrading is recommended, as MyBB will stop offering support for it after September, as 1.8 has proved to be stable. Also, 1.6 themes are compatible with 1.8 and a lot of plugins can be converted by editing them and changing "16" to "18". Some require more than that, but, uh, yeah.

1.6 themes are not compatible with 1.8.

Oh, right. My bad. But the plugin compatibility still stands.

No... 90% of them don't work, 10% work in a senseless way. You have to edit each one of them to make them work the way they should.
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Posted: 06-06-2015, 08:12 AM
(01-06-2015, 09:42 AM)Kill Wrote:
(28-05-2015, 02:28 AM)Cookie Wrote:
(28-05-2015, 02:24 AM)Aoki Wrote:
(28-05-2015, 02:18 AM)Cookie Wrote: Yeah, upgrading is recommended, as MyBB will stop offering support for it after September, as 1.8 has proved to be stable. Also, 1.6 themes are compatible with 1.8 and a lot of plugins can be converted by editing them and changing "16" to "18". Some require more than that, but, uh, yeah.

1.6 themes are not compatible with 1.8.

Oh, right. My bad. But the plugin compatibility still stands.

No... 90% of them don't work, 10% work in a senseless way. You have to edit each one of them to make them work the way they should.

Uh, yes, they do.
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