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I have it set to show 3 new posts from the forum but for some reason its only showing 1.
I set it to 100 and expected it to show them all but it skipped 2 of the new posts.

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If block cacheing is enabled, the block updates every hour. As for not showing all posts, I can't explain this, unless:
  • the only available posts that would allow the limit to reach were newer than an hour
  • the new posts are in forums that the block has not been told to look in
  • the new posts are the start of an otherwise empty ocPortal comment topic


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No to all those.

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I run http://otakuplayground.com and am hopping to make themes and other things for ocportal even though I no longer use it for otakuplayground.com I still love it and feel it could go far with the right help. It needs themes and needs people to advertise for it.
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What's the full Comcode you used to place the forum_news block?


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[block="3" forum="PPY News!"]main_forum_news[/block]

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This is happening because those other topics are announcements, rather than normal topics. IPB announcements don't exist in a forum in the same as normal topics – they can be displayed in them, but they don't "exist there".

Attached is a new block and forum driver file that can (I hope) workaround this. It allows you to add "<announce>" to your list of forums to take news from, for if you want to capture all the announcements as news.

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I was posting not announcing so I am confused.
I have used the announce system and that post a thing above all topics in every forum.

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its not working.  :'(

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I did some tests and I logged in as one of my bots the ones made for the army system and posted and it showed up in the news.
Further study shows it show every post that is not made by me.

I run http://otakuplayground.com and am hopping to make themes and other things for ocportal even though I no longer use it for otakuplayground.com I still love it and feel it could go far with the right help. It needs themes and needs people to advertise for it.
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did you try to enter the forum id?
its the better way to enter the id, because the name dont worked for me too, but the id worked.
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Community saint

I just tried that and same thing.
Although thinking about what Chris said it reminds me of posts made by the comment system because to IPB it does not see them new posts or topic unless you reply to them so the stats on ocportal are off from the stats on the forum.

I run http://otakuplayground.com and am hopping to make themes and other things for ocportal even though I no longer use it for otakuplayground.com I still love it and feel it could go far with the right help. It needs themes and needs people to advertise for it.
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Well I have good news.
Do to the comment issue I have. I ran a tool in IPB where it Resynchronize Topics. I ran this do to the comments not showing up as new posts on the main screen of the forum or showing in the stats.
After running that the comment posts showed up and guess what now the news is working.

I run http://otakuplayground.com and am hopping to make themes and other things for ocportal even though I no longer use it for otakuplayground.com I still love it and feel it could go far with the right help. It needs themes and needs people to advertise for it.
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Looks like I was wrong about my diagnosis before. I figured that because there were announcements about the same subjects as the two topics that didn't show up, that those topics were a part of those announcements. It must have been a coincidence.

I've looked over IPB2.2 in some detail, and at my code, and I've worked out what was wrong, and why the resync fixed it. It'll be fixed in the next patch release, out very soon :).


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yes I did that so people see it.
The one at the top is controlled with in the admin cp.
I can put what ever I want in there and it does not make a post.
its a mod created by invision modding.

I run http://otakuplayground.com and am hopping to make themes and other things for ocportal even though I no longer use it for otakuplayground.com I still love it and feel it could go far with the right help. It needs themes and needs people to advertise for it.
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Thanks BTw.

I run http://otakuplayground.com and am hopping to make themes and other things for ocportal even though I no longer use it for otakuplayground.com I still love it and feel it could go far with the right help. It needs themes and needs people to advertise for it.
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#29255

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i am goomzee from pakistan how do i instal IPB with  portal
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Install IPB normally, then install ocPortal on the same server. You tell the ocPortal installer to use IPB, the database for the IPB install, and the URL to the forum, and then ocPortal will be integrated.


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