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Since the creation of Corsa-C|UK in 2003 and Corsa-D|UK in 2007, they have grown by leaps and bounds – and so has the amount of maintenance that is required to keep things running smoothly.
As many of you are well aware, over the past year or so we have not been able to devote as much time and...
Firstly its all ready in the rules about it - Spamming
Spamming will no longer be tollerated to the length it currently is.
As from immediate effect any spamming will be dealt with in the following way.
1 - PM sent to the person doing the spam... warning them to stop.
2 - If they fail...
The Corsa C stand passes and general PVS tickets are now available, contact Pugh125k for more details or view this thread here: http://www.corsa-c.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?444530-Corsa-C-UK-PVS-8TH-of-june-2014-!!-*Limited-Availability*
MUST BUY SOON!
Tapatalk has now been installed on the forum.
So if you download 'Tapatalk' in the iPhone App Store now for your iPhone you can access Corsa-C|UK on your phone.
We are listed under the 'Automotive' section.
as a lot have been moaning we have been looking into it in regards to what certain staff do etc..
we are having an overhaul of the staff on here...
if you feel you would be a good member of the ccuk team, you are an active member and feel you could make a difference....
New Xbox 360 BBCode
Just a simple one for all you Xbox 360 lovers out there... people keep asking me for a simple way to post their gamertag info for people to see etc.. so you can now do this nice and easily.
You can find out how by looking HERE!
You will then get something like this:
You can now mark your own for sale threads as 'SOLD' which will also close the thread too.
So now when you have sold an item go in to your thread click 'Thread Tools' and the 'Mark as sold'
Fixed the date ranges on the Calendar now so future events should show up and RO should be add meets etc hopefully!!
We now have a new Facebook Fan Page, please take a look,like it and share it with your friends: Click Here
For anyone that uses Twitter in the past or present I've setup a forums feed to twitter now.
Only feeds new threads at the moment, just wanted to see how it works for now really.
To keep the forums current and secure we are now running the newest version of vBulletin on Corsa-C|UK.
Extra Membership and Extra Membership Plus has been replaced by a combined membership package called Premier Membership.
All current Extra Members and Extra Members Plus will continue to be in their current package until it expires and then at this point can take the option...
Sorry for the downtime over last 3 days.
We have not move all data form the old server to the new server then split the database and moved that to a database server.
All went all although took a few days to get working fully again.
Should see improved speeds now as the setup could probably...
This has been installed so that the sub-forums are shown in 3 columns on the main page to make things look more tidy and easier to navigate.
The forum has been upgraded to the latest version of vBulletin.
I'll post an update as Si isn't able to get online at the moment. Over the past 36 hours, CCUK has been down so that the team could re-index the 4.82 million records that the database has stored. This had to be done while the site was offline so that the database data was in a "frozen"...
We now have iTrader running again Corsa-C|UK. Feedback remains from previous version of forums.
It allows members to left eBay like feedback for trade thread in the classifieds section of the site.
The main feedback page can be seen under 'Community' on the nav bar links.
Any problems let...
Forum Theme Changes
A theme has been setup for Christmas and New Year for the forums!
It can be accessed by clicking this link:
Or also by selecting the new theme in the drop down at the bottom left of the forums!
New forum added for 'Progress Threads' displaying regular updates on members cars.
New Trading Rules have been posted:
These rules apply to everyone posting in the For Sale and Wanted forum whether they are the originator of a thread or replying to an existing thread. They are somewhat detailed, but only because we want to avoid confusion. They are here to...
You can now use some quick smiles from the right hand side when posting a message but more importantly you can add your photo's that are stored in your Albums to your post nice and easily by clicking insert.
Hope you like this
Quick Reply Toolbar
This has been updated to include many more options such as the ability to choose a font,a smilie drop down both and also change the size of the font, plus other bits.
Auto Media Embedding
When you link to media on other sites such as YouTube, Bebo, Flickr, Google etc... they will now show in the post rather than people having to click the link. This is done for over 160 sites so I will not list them all :lol:
Other Car Chat
A subsection below General Chat has been created for Chat about any other car that is not a Corsa C. This should please many members, and also stop car related chat getting lost in Off Topic :D
The following Sub-Sections have been created to help keep the forum tidy and to also keep more specific threads in a more specific location:
Insurance - Sub-Section of General Chat
Gym & Fitness - Split from Sport & Leisure
Private Message Preview
When you go to your private messages, you will now see a preview of the message before you actually open it - nice addition :D
These are now show at the top of the Forum Home Page, as default they show:
Latest Site Updates
You can use the top downs to view different information from the standard if you wish.
iTrader is back installed... but you will have to re-submit previous feedback. There is nothing myself or the original coder could (can) do about this, its due to the big changes to the structure of the latest vBulletin we are using... Unfortunately we only keep posts for upto a months...
Changed the Cool Smile from 8) to:
Due to the many many birthday threads getting created these days, I have decided to add a Birthday Greetings forum. All threads will be started automatically meaning no member can start a thread in there but can reply if they wish.
This will hopefully stop the 2/3 birthday...
Thread Listing Markup
Threads are now marked in a Colour when they are a sticky, poll, been moved etc...
Album Picture Navigation
When viewing somebody's album and clicking next and back to go through the pictures, the whole page will no longer refresh. The image will simply change as will the comments that go with it. This makes loading much much quicker and also means that when/if you press back...
You can now enter your Vehicle Specification and have it show on your profile. All you need to do it click on "User CP' and then "Edit Details" as you scroll down you till see the boxes provided to enter your details.
When you view your profile (you can click into mine if you wish), You will see...
Extra Members Plus:
Can Create Social Groups
Can Join Social Groups
Can Manage Social Groups
Can Post Messages in Social Groups
Can Join Social Groups
The section in the top right of the forum now turns green when a new notification is in, and also makes some of the text Red. You can also choose "Reply to All", if the PM has been sent to many people.
Members Usernames as shown in the colour for the group they are in all over the forum (excluding New Posts and Search). We had this on before and I know a few of you wanted it back!
An Albums link has been added to the postbit (over there <--). This will only be seen if a member has an Album. At present we are not using the Album feature but is is being discussed by the Extra Members as to whether to use it as a replacement for the gallery.
Anyways its there...
Latest Album Pictures
The latest album pictures are now show on the Home Page of the Site (http://www.corsa-c.co.uk/). Obviously it is only showing mine at the moment due to this not being fully implemented. But as explained in the other album update thread, if members choose they wish to move...
This has been added back to the Navigation Bar at the top of each page. This will now make navigating between the areas of the site easier again.
Back to showing in 3 columns again to keep things looking tidy!
Drives on Postbit
This has now been added back! Over there <--
Replying in this Area
Members can now reply in this area to give feedback on updates and announcements... if this permission is abused then members will get infractions. Please only give comments that you really feel are needed!
Hopefully we will not have to remove the ability to reply like...
User CP on Navbar
This is now a drop down link instead of a direct link to the User CP. This should make getting to things a bit quicker... and it just generally makes sense to have it.
The Forums have been upgraded to the latest version of vBulletin. This provides many security fixes and a few new features too. I will not list all the features however quite a few things have changed with PM's as you now have a quick reply, a history and can also sort them.
Feature car page is now sorted, Si has PMed the winners for more spec.
Extra Membership link is back up in main bar, as is the site navigation drop down bit.
More following :)
We are currently going through the For Sale areas deleting all the old threads, with the idea to only have threads which are currently for sale.
In this process, a couple of your threads that are still for sale may go missing. If so, PM us and we can obviously undelete it.
These have now been started to change, with a few more coming this week.
We hope this will bring up a lot more meets with some "fresh blood".
New/Old RO's, any questions PM member of staff.
Forum Software Upgrade
You will notice CCUK is now running the latest software. This has many security fixes, however due to the upgrade some customisations have had to be removed.
Simon and I will be working over the next few days to put these customisations back on so please do not post...
This has now been split into East Mids and West Mids at the users requests.
This has now been renamed "Modifcations and Questions", and is now for threads regarding modifications and general questions.
Only those members who are Extra Members, Extra Members Plus and Traders (as well as staff) can reply in this section now. This stops those members who have not paid for extra membership being able to sell goods.
This has now been renamed "Your Corsa C", and is now for threads relating to Corsa C's only. A new subsection has been created for all other cars.
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