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  1. M

    Invision power services is pulling a fast one on their customers

    Pay more get less. Thats IPS new business model since version 4.5. Some of you probably already know but i have not been using IPS for quite some time. Well i decided to start a new website in 2021 and found that IPS is the best software for the job. Xenforo is also very nice but for this...
  2. B

    Why there is so much animosity about IPB on TAZ?

    This is something that I have noticed for a long time btw. I was wondering as to why is that? It looks like Taz is playing favorites here by placing xf over all the other forums. Should someone not prise xf here, they get muted and even banned in some cases. Whereas if people go over board by...
  3. Nabix

    After 10 years, I'm done with IPS

    The direction in which Invision has decided to take with their software has left me with no other option but to seek other venues unfortunately. I will most likely be switching over to Xenforo because of the availability of support and access to 3rd party developers. With the recent changes at...
  4. tony45

    Invision 4.4.5 (NEW!): Anonymous Posting

    Anonymous Posting For a very long time Invision Community has allowed community owners to choose how open or private their communities should be. Communities could optionally allow guests to post without registering, they could allow the use of pseudonyms or they could require the use of real...
  5. ibaker

    Sick of IPS Support

    I am so sick and tired of IPS Support...they are in my opinion one step off useless as they don't read support posts and today is a pure genius of an example of their arrogance and contempt against their customers Simply i was advising them of a fault ON THEIR OWN SITE I have just now created...
  6. tony45

    Invision 4.5 (new!): sign in with Apple

    Sign in with Apple is built on similar technologies as other login buttons such as those already available in Invision Community from Facebook, Google and Microsoft. The difference is Apple’s unique focus on privacy. On certain community types users can be reluctant to sign up when they fear...
  7. tony45

    Invision 4.5 (new!): Commerce (subscriptions) Trials

    https://invisioncommunity.com/news/product-updates/45-commerce-trials-r1201/
  8. Matt M

    Want to test drive Invision Community 4.5?

    While we put the finishing touches to a few features, we have set up a preview site so you can test out the new features, leave your feedback and make a note of any bugs you spot. Head over now to the Invision Community Alpha test site. Please be aware that this test site is running in...
  9. Matt M

    4.5: New forum views!

    We're getting really close to releasing 4.5! This blog entry looks at a new "expanded" mode for listing topics inside a forum, and also a revamp of our existing grid view. https://invisioncommunity.com/news/product-updates/45-forum-view-updates-r1193/
  10. Matt M

    Invision Community + Zapier (over 2000 web apps!)

    If you want to connect your community with over 2000 web apps, such as Google Docs, Twitter, Facebook, Slack, Trello, Facebook Ads, ActiveCampaign, Zendesk, Asana, Salesforce, Hubspot, Discord, Stripe and more without writing a single line of code, check out our latest Invision Community 4.5...
  11. tony45

    Invision Community 4.5 (NEW!): Topic view summary and more!

    A topic is more than a collection of posts; it's a living entity that ebbs and flows over time. Evergreen topics can see month-long gaps between posts and longer topics spanning numerous pages can end up hard to navigate through to find useful content. With this in mind, we've added numerous...
  12. Matt M

    4.5: Mark as "Solved"

    We've had a formal "QA" mode in Invision Community for a while now, but we were often asked for a simpler way to mark a post as the solution without allowing up/down voting of replies and changing how the forum listing looked. Happily, this has now been added to Invision Community 4.5...
  13. Matt M

    4.5 Notification Improvements

    I get a notification! You get a notification! Everyone gets a notification! (Unless you turn them off) As we get ready for the release our mobile app, we've reworked notification settings to reduce confusion and allow mobile app notifications to be chosen. Along with this, we also snuck in a...
  14. Matt M

    Stats and more stats!

    We all love stats, but how useful are they are identifying trends? (That's rhetorical :D) We figured that we should make stats a little more useful by allowing you to view trends. (The full blog entry is...
  15. tony45

    New! Invision Community 4.5: User Interface Improvements

    4.5: User Interface Improvements Invision Community has certainly changed a lot over the years as we've moved through major updates and large user interface changes. While large scale changes offer a dramatic difference, it is sometimes the smaller changes that bring the most satisfaction when...
  16. tony45

    Invision Community iOS & Android Apps: Open Beta!

    iOS & Android Apps: Open Beta Since we announced native Invision Community apps for iOS and Android, the response has been incredible. Hundreds of customers registered interest in joining the testing process, and for the initial round we selected around thirty users, roughly split between iOS...
  17. tony45

    Invision Community 4.5: Simple Stock Photo Picker

    4.5: Simple Stock Photo Picker We have come a long way since the late 90s when someone had the genius idea of using a small yellow smiling face image instead of the more common colon-bracket representation of a smiling face. In Invision Community, there are various places that photography can...
  18. I

    Why people go with XenForo instead of IPS?

    I'm a long time IPS software user, I'm very satisfied with how it works and the choice of 3rd party apps/plugins is quite big. But yet I see a lot of forums going with XenForo, I mean even the huge ones like AVForums and many other. I fail to see what is it so special about XenForo. I mean...
  19. S

    Stay away from Invision Power Services and their products – it's a shady and greedy company

    Okay, this is going to be a long rant about Invision Community, aslo known as IPS or Invision Power Services, Inc. and Invision Power Board (IPB). If you don't want to read it all, the tl;dr is that Invision Power Services is a shady and greedy company that you should not do business with...
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