1. Welcome to our brand spanking new digs! :) For more details, read here. Meanwhile, please pardon the dust -- lots of tweaking going on. Enjoy! -Ray PS. If your username/password no longer works, email both to me at solari @ gmail.com and I'll reset it.

Ho! Ho! Welcome to our new digs! : )

Discussion in 'Sports Board' started by solari, Dec 7, 2018.

  1. solari

    solari Skybox Janitor Administrator

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    Thanks, matey! It's the same software at Gator Country with a different style, works well; is pretty flexible. And fun to play with for everyone. ; )

    Ray
     
  2. WSU1996kesley

    WSU1996kesley Well-Known Member

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    How much will this affect the bandwidth? I know many of the different software tools out there are capable of image/file uploads, but many of the sites disable it due to the bandwidth overhead cost. I know we're but a small percent of your overall throughput, but will this affect you on the Gator side?
     
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    solari Skybox Janitor Administrator

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    For a site like this, I don't worry too much about bandwidth. On Gator Country which averages around 60 million page views annually, I generally restrict it to paid members (or restrict free members to small file sizes). The files get offloaded to Amazon's cloud in the sky so it is pretty economical as it is.

    The Skybox is hosted on my own server away from Gator Country, so no worries.

    I appreciate you asking.

    :) Ray
     
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  4. Terry O'Keefe

    Terry O'Keefe Well-Known Member Administrator

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    I checked and InsideTexas also uses XenForo software, so they must have decided, for no doubt the same reasons you have, to not implement every feature due to bandwidth.
     
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    solari Skybox Janitor Administrator

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    I think it’s more due to their version is from 2016 so it is a bit dated. When they upgrade it can be as spiffy as ours. ; )

    Ray
     
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  6. Terry O'Keefe

    Terry O'Keefe Well-Known Member Administrator

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    The new board software went online Dec 7th 2018, Pearl Harbor Day. Now that it's been a little over a year I have to say Ray hit a home run! I can't thank him enough for what he's done for us.
     
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    JO'Co Well-Known Member

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    I agree. Ray is amazing.
     
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