Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Anything relating to the Austadiums website such as feedback, ideas & site updates.
Post Reply
User avatar
dibo
Gold
Posts: 1609
Joined: Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:27 pm

Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by dibo »

Hi Cam,

Not a big issue, but when you click a link on here, it opens in the same tab, and I find myself finishing with the link and closing the tab and in doing so ending my session on here. Most other sites I go to (other forums, FB, twitter, etc.) have links open in a new tab so it's a kinda conditioned behaviour.

Would it bother you or anyone else awfully if links were set to open in a new tab?

Cheers, Dibo

User avatar
yob
Platinum
Posts: 8406
Joined: Tue Dec 03, 2002 1:26 am
Location: Czech Republic

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by yob »

While we're at it how about upgrading to a decent forum programme this phpbb thing is fukn shithouse

User avatar
Simmo79
Platinum
Posts: 4626
Joined: Fri Mar 18, 2005 4:21 pm
Location: Canberra, at work, wasting your tax dollars...

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by Simmo79 »

I'm bored. Can someone give me the Nines password?

User avatar
cam
Gold
Posts: 2670
Joined: Tue Nov 19, 2002 1:05 am
Location: Melbourne
Contact:

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by cam »

Thanks for the feedback Dibo. Has annoyed me also but never got around to fixing it! I've managed to do it now, however unfortunately it won't apply to existing links, but all links in new posts will now open in a new tab.

There's a few issues with the forum that need to be sorted, preventing it being upgraded to the latest version at the moment.

Yobbo, what in particular frustrates you?

User avatar
yob
Platinum
Posts: 8406
Joined: Tue Dec 03, 2002 1:26 am
Location: Czech Republic

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by yob »

cam wrote:Yobbo, what in particular frustrates you?
Search blatantly doesn't work.

Lack of features, for instance feedback options - liking posts, informed when posts quoted.

Avatar size limits for the very best SVGA monitors 1998 has to offer.

Lack of truncation/downscaling images of quoted posts

Lack of integration with other social media and news platforms, ie no auto formatting of shared links.

Sausage fest

User avatar
dibo
Gold
Posts: 1609
Joined: Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:27 pm

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by dibo »

Yeah Cam, bring more clam.

User avatar
dibo
Gold
Posts: 1609
Joined: Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:27 pm

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by dibo »

Simmo79 wrote:I'm bored. Can someone give me the Nines password?
Nines was a multi?
:shock:

User avatar
dibo
Gold
Posts: 1609
Joined: Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:27 pm

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by dibo »

yob wrote:
cam wrote:Yobbo, what in particular frustrates you?
Search blatantly doesn't work.
For the "View unread posts" link, it's constantly returning "Sorry but you cannot use search at this time. Please try again in a few minutes."

User avatar
yob
Platinum
Posts: 8406
Joined: Tue Dec 03, 2002 1:26 am
Location: Czech Republic

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by yob »

dibo wrote:
yob wrote:
cam wrote:Yobbo, what in particular frustrates you?
Search blatantly doesn't work.
For the "View unread posts" link, it's constantly returning "Sorry but you cannot use search at this time. Please try again in a few minutes."
Yeah for the last 11 years

phpbb, this thing is just rank

Get some software with actual features

User avatar
dibo
Gold
Posts: 1609
Joined: Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:27 pm

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by dibo »

I've never had the issue until recently!

User avatar
dibo
Gold
Posts: 1609
Joined: Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:27 pm

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by dibo »

Effective method for boosting Google ad impressions...

User avatar
cam
Gold
Posts: 2670
Joined: Tue Nov 19, 2002 1:05 am
Location: Melbourne
Contact:

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by cam »

yob wrote:
cam wrote:Yobbo, what in particular frustrates you?
Search blatantly doesn't work. - FIXED

Lack of features, for instance feedback options - liking posts, informed when posts quoted. - Notifications now available. Liking posts coming soon hopefully

Avatar size limits for the very best SVGA monitors 1998 has to offer. - Avatar size increased

Lack of truncation/downscaling images of quoted posts - FIXED

Lack of integration with other social media and news platforms, ie no auto formatting of shared links. - No support for this just yet

Sausage fest - NOT FIXED :lol:
Also fixed:
- Links now open in new tab/window
- Search is working
- View unread posts is working
- Forum is responsive-design so it works great on mobile
- New user registration is available again
- You can link your Facebook account to your profile & login with that
- Plenty of other new features

User avatar
Deagan
Bronze
Posts: 69
Joined: Fri May 25, 2007 3:08 pm
Location: Mandurah, pronounced Man-Due-Rah

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by Deagan »

Deagan approves.

User avatar
yob
Platinum
Posts: 8406
Joined: Tue Dec 03, 2002 1:26 am
Location: Czech Republic

Re: Clicking links - open in same tab or new tab

Post by yob »

Misunderstood bloke

Post Reply