Geneone Updates: Forum Icons

I've finally managed to update the copy of Geneone here at neonDragon.net to my latest build.

Forum Icons

Forum icons are neat. In Geneone Forum, each forum can have an icon associated with it. This icon is displayed in the forum listing. Moderators can upload an image and Geneone will automatically resize and crop it to the correct size.

This is great because it gives each forum a unique visual identity. I've still yet to reformat the forum list page so at the moment it looks really bad as the icon is scaled down to 32×32. Eventually I want to fix PNG transparency and also provide an easy interface to find images perhaps interfacing with Open Clipart (which seems to have disappeared somewhere) or other services which provide public domain/CC imagery. 

I currently have a mockup for a different kind of forum homepage which puts a bigger emphasis on images and personalization.

Files

I finally got around to adding file & upload support so I don't have to use Imageshack The screenshot above is hosted out of the File namespace. There needs to be some work on TinyMCE/Upload integration.

Also…

  • Upgraded to TinyMCE 2.0.4. There was some BC-break between 2.0.2 and 2.0.4 for plugins so it took me a while to figure out how to update emoticons. As a bonus, I fixed a bug where having the cursor right next to an emoticon and selecting another emoticon would cause the original emoticon to be overwritten .
  • I've updated the templates to conform to the latest specification of the hAtom microformat.
  • Profile fields are now gone from registration! Woo Hoo!

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