I'm super excited once again to be releasing another awesome update. These new features are now available for you to use.
Tournament Bracket System
It's finally here! The tournament system allows you to host your own single and double elimination tournaments. Features include sign up sheet, full moderation controls and sign up fees, payments processed by PayPal. See the video!
Subscriptions and Rank Purchases
An awesome new feature that lets you sell rank upgrades to your members. If you want your members to pay for access to parts of your site then this is a fully automated way to charge and upgrade your member accounts. Recurring payments have been integrated too!
Group Chat Rooms
Talk instantly with multiple members at the same time. Create as many chat rooms as you like and restrict access to each member using rank controls.
More Cool Features...
Improved private messaging - send a message to all members with a certain rank
Rank font customization
Export click log in CSV format for your own analysis
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Ladies and gentlemen, I am happy to announce yet another important update bringing you over 20 new features & improvements plus 10 new themes!
Stay up to date with activity popups! When another member performs any action such as posting or logging in, all other members are notified with a tiny popup allowing you to like or comment their post.
What-you-see-is-what-you-get text editor!
No more BB code needed to make posts! The new text editor allows you and your members to format your posts more easily, changes are updated straight away.
The new member map shows where your members are located around the world.
The new download center simplifies sharing files with your members. Restrict access to your files with passwords and ranks.
Resizable Instant Chat Box!
The chat box is now resizable giving you customization for different screen sizes.
More features included in this update:
Ventrilo voice servers: low latency, high quality voice servers in US, EU and Australia
Member likes: the number of likes a member has is counted and displayed
Multiple member ranks: admins can now assign multiple ranks to members
Anti-spam filter: newly registered members will have their messages checked for spam
Newsletter formatting: basic text formatting and ability to insert images into newsletters
Newsletter click counting: count the number of clicks made from newsletters and click through rate
User tagging: tag users in your posts
Formatting enabled for slideshow captions
Donation page has been added
Email notifications to admins for new applications and registration approvals
Application page can optionally be added to the member registration page
Option to hide member country flags has been added
Sub-forum force: force all posts in forums to be posted in sub-forums only
Links to sub-forums are now shown on the forum index page
Pre-pay for additional slot upgrades, now with up to 15% discount
Option to set the default topic subscription when creating a new topic
View last post link has been added to forums
Most liked member panel: displays a list of the most liked members
Newest member panel: now displays a longer list of newly registered members
10 New Themes!
Over 10 new themes have been recently added with many, many more in the pipeline:
30th Jun 2013 · JamesAdmin · 2 Comments · 0 Likes · Like
Another update was pushed out to all sites today! Here are the headline features/improvements:
A really cool slideshow panel feature has been added with nice transition effects. This slideshow uses the very popular Nivo slider.
TeamSpeak 3 Status Panel
We've teamed up with our friends at TSviewer.com and integrated the TS3 monitoring service. Easily add your TeamSpeak 3 status panel to your site which displays information such as users online and a list of your channels.
Events Page Redesign!
A much needed events page redesign has been pushed out. Snazzy!
Improved Mobile Websites!
Mobile websites have had a nice improvement - mobile sites automatically follow your website theme. Just visit your website on your mobile device!
We're selling super high quality themes, designed by graphics professionals with many years experience. These themes are for those who want something more professional and unique! Unlock each theme for $14.95 or upgrade to Premium++ to unlock them all. Many thanks to all of you have purchased one already!
In addition, the following smaller improvements have been made:
• Moderators can edit posts without having the 'last edit by' message. • Members who you block in the instant chat also get blocked in private messages. • An option to disable birthdays in the events calendar has been added. • When you hover over a member link, a popup will show more details about that member. • The ability to change your subdomain has been added, e.g yoursite.ihostinghq.com => yoursitechanged.ihostinghq.com • Event rank permissions have been added. • Event emails have been added. You will be sent an email reminder a little while before an event starts.
9th Jun 2013 · JamesAdmin · 1 Comments · 0 Likes · Like
Shopping + payments with PayPal
PayPal web payments standard have been integrated into all websites - allowing you to sell anything you like and easily accept payments securely over the internet! This allows you to turn your website into an e-commerce store.
The announcement feature has had a huge overhaul. Announcements now pop-up to the user, but are based on certain triggers such as:• Day of the week • Number of clicks • Ranks • Guests • Page address This allows you to create different announcements for different visitors.
A maintenance mode has been added. If you want to work on your site without anyone being logged in, just turn maintenance mode on and only admins will be able to login.
Events reserve list + end date
Events have had an improvement. Now you can set a maximum number of attendees to an event, if more people sign up then they will be added to the reserve list. Moderators can remove attendees. Also, you can now specify an end date for events.
Sub-forums have finally been added. When creating a new board for your forum, you have the option to set it as a sub-forum of another forum.
Twitch Streams Integration
To add your Twitch stream, enter the URL to your Twitch profile inside the BB code tags.
News Permissions & Post Subscribing
When you write a news post you now have the option of sending a notification to all your members, or just a select few. Also news posts can now be restricted to your members based on rank.
Thanks for all your excellent feedback and keep it coming!
20th May 2013 · JamesAdmin · 1 Comments · 0 Likes · Like
Websites have been updated with a new instant chat messaging widget that sits nicely in the corner of your screen. Just click the button to start chatting with your friends! You can talk to multiple friends at the same time and if they go offline, messages will pop up for when they come back online. You can also leave messages to friends who you've recently talked to.
Please post your feedback. Thanks!
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