Forums Capability Removed

Way back the Support Forums were put in place to provide support for the various plugins and themes from us and others in the Semiologic community.   however, they have gone neglected for quite a while now.  A big problem with them is they used Vanilla to provide the technology behind them.  Vanilla has gone through several iterations and a major release that deviated from the 1.x we used.  With the 2.x versions some of the add-ons aren’t available.   The user registration capability just caused all sorts of grief and spammers and keeping them in check basically broke ability for new VALID users to register and post.

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WordPress 4.3, PHP 5.6 and MySQL 5.6..Oh My

For many years Semiologic themes and plugins have continued to operate just fine over each WordPress upgrade and changes to PHP and MySQL versions.   With PHP 5.4 there were a few minor coding tweaks made to suppress any E_STRICT warnings messages being output during debug mode.        With WordPress 4.3 on the horizon and the need to retag plugins and themes to mark them as 4.3 compatible (more a change to the readme file than any real coding effort), these new releases will also make any changes needed for PHP 5.6.   We’ve yet to find any but compatibility and tested against will be official.    You’ll see a bunch of upgrades on your site’s backend as these become available.

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