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08-14-06, 04:52 PM
I am unable to view new posts. Every time I click the View New Posts, I receive a window displaying Searching has been disabled. What happened? This has never happened before.
08-14-06, 05:25 PM
The search function is currently causing the site major load time issues, so it has been disabled. View New Posts is a search function, so that too, is currently off line.
08-14-06, 05:57 PM
- there is a workaround for firefox users or users with Really Simply Syndication, or RSS capability:
1. go to www.bikeforums.net
2. click on the rectangular orange icon in the URL window ('Add Live Bookmark')
3. in the pop-up, click the drop-down menu to create in Bookmarks Toolbar
4. you'll see the tiny RSS icon next to the bookmark's name; new posts show up in the drop-down list from the newsfeed
- i edit the properties of my toolbar bookmarks to make 'em as short as possible (Ggl = google.com, /. = Slashdot, BFposts = BF, etc.)
- hope this helps some folks...
- here's more about RSS:
08-14-06, 06:16 PM
Thanks Joe for the information.
linux author, I have no idea what you said. I'm basically a computer dummie.
08-14-06, 06:39 PM
blue steal, I use rss to update the homepage of bikeforums.com. You can see the latest 15 threads on that home page. I know quite a few of the forum members still bookmark the .com rather then the .net just for that small feature.
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