December 20, 2003

Changed comment engine from MT default to phpBB bulletin board.

Posted at 05:10 PM Notebook, Too Done List

Just completed phase I of implementing phpBB as the new comment engine for this blog.

If you like the way the commenting facility is implemented on this site, kudos should be forwarded to fluffy, who wrote the tutorial describing how to do it (and added a bit of code to integrate MT and the phpBB forums which do it.)

The tutorial is big and takes numerous steps, but if you follow the instructions explicitly, it'll get you where you're going. I'd misread a step and fluffy was prompt and quite helpful in resolving the issue.

Presently listening to:
Damaged Goods - Gang of Four - Entertainment! (03:21)

Posted by Patrick at December 20, 2003 05:10 PM
Taking steps against comment spam in Movable Type blogs
Excerpt: Spam: from meat nobody wants to messages nobody reads. I recently bought a new domain for an forum project I'm building. Evidently it had been owned by someone who called himself "Darklord" since I immediately started getting spam emails intended...
Weblog: The Accidental Bloggist
Tracked: August 30, 2004 12:01 AM