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  • IPS 4 Upgrade


    Roy
    • Start Date: 08/02/2018
      Completion Date: 11/22/2018
      Expected Completion Date: 08/19/2018
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    We're going to be upgrading IPS 4 to the latest version which includes new and improved features.

     

    We first have to copy the current database and files over to a test website to ensure the upgrade will most likely go smoothly. As of right now, there are a few bugs with our current theme using the upgraded IPS 4. We will have to fix these first and then do a test installation.

     

    Afterwards, we can upgrade the live website.

     

    I will be leading this project and doing mostly everything.

     

    Thanks.

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    I have replicated the current website onto a separate install. I was investigating an error for an hour with this. However, I've fixed it.

     

    I am now moving over our uploads folder which is 35+ GBs. Afterwards, I will upgrade the test installation and see how it goes.

     

    Thanks!

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    Known issues with upgrade on test move:

     

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    Search bar in the top-right window is broken. There is also a problem with the donations system.

     

    Thanks.

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    More work is going to have to go into this upgrade than I thought. We have to upgrade Steam's login plugin to an application for the 4.3 upgrade:

     

    https://invisioncommunity.com/files/file/7555-steam-login-method/

     

    When I did this on the test installation, it didn't import the old Steam logins to the application. This is a big concern. However, I didn't follow the upgrade instructions exactly. Therefore, I am going to try getting everything back to the plugin and upgrading it correctly.

     

    Also, our Discord integration addon will NOT work with 4.3:

     

    https://invisioncommunity.com/files/file/8457-discord-integration/

     

    These are big concerns and will take time to test. I will be pushing back the expected completion date. Though, it is a possibility this can be tested and completed before the weekend ends. We will have to see.

     

    P.S. The Steam login system upgrade fixed the donations system issue mentioned earlier.

     

    Thanks.

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