Topic: Athletics club forum

Many thanks to Rickard for PunBB, it''s exactly what I was looking for when I wanted rid of PHPBB. Pun has been pretty easy to integrate into the site design, and feedback from users has been very positive - they find it easier to use and quicker than PHPBB.

I'm intending to use the PunBB login system to add interactivity to other areas of the site, but for now I am very happy with the forum.


Re: Athletics club forum

Very nice, the site is just right for the subject matter though maybe it would benefit from the odd strategically placed grapic.

Re: Athletics club forum

Very nicely done.

"Programming is like sex: one mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life."

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Thanks for those positive comments...

I've now redesigned the site, and wanted to integrate punbb much more closely into the design. I also wanted to simplify things for users (my users are very simple...)  so I have hacked around rather a lot. In fact, there's hardly any resemblance to the original punbb - and I guess that's one measure of good software - how flexible it is. Having said that, there is an awful lot of html living within many different php files - it was a bit of a challenge to find everything that I wanted to modify.

I wonder if there are any plans to separate the structure of the html from the functionality that's in the php? It would be great to have punbb tags that could be placed in your own custom design, be it a table, a div, a list or whatever. I've just gotten used to using textpattern, and it occurred to me that punbb tags, like txp tags, would make custom designs a lot easier to implement.

Anyway, thanks again for punbb.

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well, most things can be done with css, and the more templates the slower things can get,

Great integration though, its really nice to move around.