Just a quick update on recent bug fixes that I have resolved:
Gallery light box now displays correctly (Images below)
Resolved an issue with the database which caused clans to not be able use the discussions / topics area
Resolved a back end server issue which caused the website to crash after apache ran out of memory
Gallery light box fix
We noticed that the entire information was covered by the menu bar and looked out of place, users could not use the x to clo
Due to the quick change of theme, (as we were having multiple issues with the old theme been out of date and not compatiable with new code) we have had multiple bug reports submitted with our mobile site.
I'm proud to say most bugs with mobile have been resolved now.
If you see any more bugs please report them to us so we can resolve them as soon as possible ❤️
I haven't posted much in this blog in recent time. But now due to many changes around JR I feel we must.
Currently I have been focusing on the following topics for developing JR further:
Simplicity. (JR currently has so many areas, how can we make the experince easy)
What we do. (JR is a gaming website, but many gamers come on and don't understand what we are about)
How we operate. (JR has become quiet, we need to increase our community by changing how we operate)
It's been nearly a month since we posted our last development topic. While we haven't posted anything we have been rather busy.
Removed old JRCash system for a new system, This will allow products to be bought from the JR store in trade for JR Cash. Unfortunately this took away JRCash from minecraft, which we are working on to bring back as well as other servers
Tweaked mobile slightly
Added full steam integration. This shows what games you've been playing, what
Recently we have been backend doing some development that has and hasn't been released yet.
Mobile: We understand that as technology evolves so does our mobile presence. To acknowledge this shift in the industry we have been working on JR so it plays friendly for tablets and mobiles. To sort these issues we have run a variety of tests on multiple devices (1080p Phone + Tablet, iPhone) to see what problem areas are and to fix problem areas.
We found and patched the follow
These changes have happened since the last change log.
Help Center Added
Gameserver Wiki (This will be used for all docs related to our game servers)
Ticketing support updated and more accessible to use with Help Center
Our own server management application in beta https://dev.jrnetwork.net. Set to be released in the next week or so
Fixed an issue backend with admin groups and moderator groups
Fixed a bug when a administrator was to
Clear notifications after you have read
Remove shouting from topic titles. (E.G. LIKE THIS -> Like this)
Show if users are online by a green circle around their profile picture
Allow users message, ignore, find content for a user in the forum under their profile tidbit
You can now preview a post in the forum before submitting a post
We have had to add a cookie notice due to EU law, but this will disappear as soon as you login
JR has had many design changes in it's 9 years... yeah I think 9 years of existence. Some good, some bad. My website development and designing, IT career basically started here.
JR has taught me so much just by working on it and working and chatting to the community!
Recently I have had a long pause of development at JR and a huge break this is due to a lot that has been happening with my personal life, I have recently moved out from home, so I am now renting my own place and paying al
We can now do a lot more in terms of content due to our recent site updates.
Users should be able to post content on the site BUT it has to be approved by a Moderator before it can be displayed so if you want to write something up you can do.
Basically if you are wondering the changes and new app allows us to post content in a more unified form.
Removed Unreal Portal, Not needed any more
Added IP.Content and transferred from easy pages and portal fully.
Removed Easy Pages: IP.Cont
Stopped a lot of crap loading up on the right hand side under your avatars was causing site to use a lot of queries, I don't think its needed to be honest
Stopped the slide show at the top loading on every page, I'm only letting it load on the portal and the index It was ramping up bandwidth by 20 GB a day, we already use 30 - 50 GB a day.
Revamped the sign up page to make it easier to use, It's so simple nan could do it
Pointed apply.jrnetwork.net to the registration page instead. It w
Updates / Changelog
Added a better tag cloud
Added a sidebar module showing Topics that are being viewed currently
Added forum stats at the bottom of each forum
Added a QR Code for every topic. May be useful
Added a link to view your files you have uploaded to JR in your forum posts. Click on your username to see this (top right hand corner)
Fixed search engine bug
Fixed bug tracker -> heh xD
I have done some neatening up on the forum. Basically just rearranged some forums, changed some forum names and also rearranged the side bar block entries.
Also only the person who makes a ban appeal and the admins can see view the topics a member makes and I have added a couple more links to the menu.
More to come later on, - Jamie
Disabled PVP on minecraft for a while till we get something of controlling it
Added @profilename to mention users in a post to notify them of a topic.
Sliding popup message for un registered members to sign up
Removed buddy's idea, no one used it
Updated activation email, seriously its easy to understand.
Please remember to clean your cache otherwise the website may appear broken in areas.
Been doing a lot of dev work today on the site as you may have noticed.
Below is a change log of everything done today as I can't be bothered to write out an essay of it.
Made homepage more usable, removed silly portal.
Removed toolbar, out of date and old fashioned.
Updated servers page.
Finished off menu
Removed some un necessary code and added box shadow behind the content. Also removed transparency and box shadow underneath the website
Removed old logi
I have really been busy with design work on JR today!
As you may have noticed, I have cleaned up the menu and added our services up there, making it easier to find on JR!
I bet some of you will be impressed and un aware that we do have Team Fortress 2 & CSS Servers for a while Our sister site PNX has been working to get these operational, I thought by now, they must be stable so yeah I have released them on JR.
There will be a couple of more changes to JR, I will be
I have been working on the site slightly yesterday and today doing some quick touch ups to make it look better!
Ok so whats happening?
I'm working on a Server Status page, if the minecraft or any of our services go down you can check on our server status page.
I have implemented a nice looking script for our grief reports. as you can see http://lbscreen.jrnetwork.net/
I have also removed the JR Cash plugin, Unfortunately it hasn't been updated and caused an issue
You may have seen a bit more advertising around JR Network. Well the reason why is that we need around 135 Euro per month to keep the servers that we run paid for. IF we don't earn anything to put back in to the servers then we will just die out.
So due to this we are starting to advertise a bit more. If you don't like the advertisments around JR, You can buy VIP and you won't have to have advertisements on the website
Hope you understand
Right as you can see I added a lot of visible changes last night, including the latest news and reviews, forum icons and more.
Now today, I will be working on trying to sort out out private messaging system bug, basically it goes out of line currently I want to see this fixed by the end of the day.
I will also be adding a couple of handy and cool features today, so watch out for them
I will also be looking in to a revamp of our JR Toolbar today
Ok so I haven't done many visible changes in the past couple of days, I am having a sort of code freeze, and just work on the little things for now.
Also I haven't done much because I have needed a well deserved break So i'll be back tomorrow and maybe tonight working on a couple of things. You may have noticed when you send a PM it will show some rules before you send the message. Also I would like to sort out the private messaging theme bug.
Hopefully we can get it all s
I am going to be posting development updates on the blog instead of the forum now to make things look a bit better. I am deleting the JR Development forum and emptying the topics in the news to clean things up a bit.
Also guys, I have changed the colors of each user group and if you haven't noticed I have installed these lovely blogs You can have a nice new free blog, also your blog will be pinged to google and yahoo if wanted also
I also have removed the black bar from t